Hotel Grand Pacific
Photo via Hotel Grand Pacific

One of the largest hotels overlooking Victoria’s Inner Harbour has set its re-opening date for next month.

Hotel Grand Pacific officially shuttered its doors on March 26th, as the COVID-19 outbreak started to affect the tourism industry, and travel restrictions and strict physical distancing measures were put in place.

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The 304-room hotel announced on Friday, in a statement on its website, that it will reopen on June 21st.

According to the statement, Hotel Grand Pacific’s operations and staffing levels will be at a minimum to ensure safe distancing.

“We will be sharing via our website, how we will be working to ensure we keep you safe and healthy during your stay with us,” said Reid James, the hotel’s general manager.

“Rest assured, we will take no chances with your well being and we will be exceeding the standards you expect of us.”

Food and beverage options will be limited while the pools, sauna, and steam room will remain closed.

Subject to provincial guidelines, the hotel said they are hoping to re-open the gym soon.