Frequently Asked Questions

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It’s nice to know what to expect when you go on vacation, right? So if you’re considering staying with us, but still have some questions, check the list below for answers to questions we regularly hear from guests.

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When Can I Check In? Check Out?
Check In: 4:00 p.m. If you’re going to check-in after hours, please call the resort in advance for check-in procedures.
Check-Out: 10:00 a.m. If you require a late check-out, please contact the Front Desk and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Are Pets Allowed?
We do have some pet-friendly accommodations at the resort, which are available on request when booking. Please make sure to let us know if you’re bringing your pet in order to avoid penalties.For more information, visit our Pet-Friendly Accommodations page.

Where Can I Park?
All of our vacation rentals have car-port parking for 1 standard-sized vehicle.

I’m Traveling From the USA, What Do I Need to Know?
There are several ways to get here, but we recommend taking the Coho Ferry from Port Angeles to downtown Victoria and continuing on to Sooke from there. Blackball has the most frequent sailings, and if you are traveling from Seattle, it generally ends up being the quickest route.

Can I Smoke?
Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is a non-smoking resort and smoking is allowed only in designated areas. A $250.00 charge will be incurred if you are discovered smoking in one of the vacation rental suites.

Do I Need a Car?
We highly recommend bringing a vehicle. Although there is public transportation available between Sooke and Victoria, it is very limited, and the nearest grocery store is a 25 to 30-minute walk away.

Is There a Restaurant at the Resort?
There’s no restaurant directly on-site, but there is one within a 2-minute walk of the resort.

What About Internet Access?
Yes! All of our accommodations have their own wireless internet access.

What Can I Do in Sooke?
Lots! You can go whale watching, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, or any number of other amazing outdoor excursions. And let’s not forget our local spas, wine tours, golfing, and more. Check out our Local Attractions and Activities pages for more ideas.

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