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Historic Hudson Bay Building, Dog Friendly, Free Parking, Wi-Fi, N. America Ld

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Last updated: 08/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Victoria condo description

TOP 10 REASONS PEOPLE CHOOSE TO STAY IN OUR VICTORIA HOLIDAY RENTALS

1 Voted Victoria’s Top Rated Vacation Rental Company
2 Consistent 5 Star Guest Reviews
3 Free Wi-Fi Internet
4 Free Underground Parking
5 Free Phone in N. America
6 Spotlessly Clean Apartments
7 Six Convenient Downtown Locations
8 Non-Smoking Premises
9 Competitive Rates
10 Locally-Owned. Friendly, Helpful Owners

The Cosmopolitan Suite is a bright and airy, centrally located, holiday flat where 17’ high ceilings and huge pivot windows create a spacious and welcoming environment.

The Suite is a non-smoking, family and pet friendly apartment in an historic building, which has undergone a complete architectural renovation that has preserved exposed heritage columns and ceilings.

Located in downtown Victoria, close to historic China Town, Old Town, Victoria City Hall, shopping, restaurants, coffee shops and theatres.

The Cosmopolitan Suite is tastefully decorated and equipped with eclectic furnishings, art and designer accessories, all of which make this beautiful apartment the ultimate in urban chic.

Features

King Bed in master bedroom + Twin Fold-Out Bed in adjoining den
Pet Friendly
Child Friendly
Non-smoking
Air conditioning
Heated bathroom floor
Deep soaker tub/shower combo
In-Suite Laundry
Full Kitchen with high-end washer/dryer, fridge, stove, dishwasher
Access to huge rooftop garden terrace
2 LCD TV’s
Radio
iPod Connection to Bose Speaker System
Included In All Rates
Free Secure Guest Parking Spot
Free Cable TV Service + 2 LCD TV’s
Free High Speed Wi Fi Internet Connection
Free Local and N. America Long Distance Phone Calls
Exit cleaning fee

The Building

The building in which the Cosmopolitan Suite is located has many eco-friendly features include:
State-of-the-art Dynamic Buffer Zone humidity control system
Low-E, energy-efficient window system
Non-toxic paints, sealants and adhesives
Huge rooftop garden terrace offering views across downtown Victoria
The Cosmopolitan Suite is a sunny, south-facing apartment on the 3rd Floor in one of Victoria’s grandest architecturally restored buildings. It is tastefully furnished with designer accessories and art.
NEW Victoria Downtown Public Market to open in the Hudson Building in early April 2013.

Cosmopolitan Suite Neighbourhood

2% Jazz Coffee Shop in building
Royal Bank in building
Bank of Montreal 5 blocks
Scotia Bank 5 blocks
CIBC 6 blocks
Credit Union 7 blocks
Victoria City Hall 2 blocks
China Town 2 blocks
Old Town 3 blocks
McPherson Theatre 3 blocks
Douglas Street business area 1 block
Government St. tourism area 2 blocks Harbour Ferry stop 4 blocks
Serious Coffee 2 blocks
Wine/Spirits/Beer store 3 blocks
Tim Hortons Coffee shop 4 blocks
Johns Place Breakfast Restaurant 2 blocks\
Convenience store 3 blocks
Memorial Arena 3 blocks
Crystal Pool 5 blocks
Odeon/Empire Theatres 4 blocks
Market on Yates 6 Blocks
Hyack Air Terminal 6 blocks
Inner Harbour 12 blocks

Cosmopolitan Suite Furnishings & Amenities

Master Bedroom
King bed
2 Side Tables with drawers
2 Bedside Lamps
26” LCD TV

Den

Convertible twin sofa bed
Adjustable stand lamp
26” LCD TV
Work desk
Sconce lighting

Living Room

Large L shaped couch with lounger
Easy chair
Coffee table
IPod connection to Bose speaker system
Large glass door cabinet
Adjustable stand lamp
Overhead fan
Large chandelier light

Kitchen/Dining Area

Large, rough-hewn dining table with 4 diner-style stools.
Table lamp
Miele fridge, electric ceramic top stove, built-in microwave, dishwasher
Place setting and cutlery for 6
Cooking utensils
Pots and pans
Coffee maker
Teapot
Wine glasses
Coffee grinder
Kettle
Blender

The kitchen is equipped with just about everything you need for cooking and/or baking

Bathroom

Towels
Hairdryer
Starter kit shampoos, conditioner, soap, toilet tissue
Deep soaker tub/shower
Other
In suite stacking Bosch washer and dryer
Iron
Ironing board
Clothing steamer

Amenities

Phone with LD calling in N. America (built in answering machine)
Hi-speed WI FI internet connection
2 Large entrance closets
Vacuum cleaner
Cleaning supplies
Tea towels, dish clothes
Guest manual with information and instructions for guests
File with all information on appliances, etc.

Hardwood floors in living room and dining area, ceramic tiles in bathroom and carpet in bedroom and den
Blinds on all windows
1 dedicated, secure underground parking spot

All amenities are tastefully appointed and include everything needed to make your stay comfortable, convenient and enjoyable.

Minimum stay 7 nights.

Property Type

  • 5 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 2 elevators + separate freight elevator

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                The Cosmopolitan Suite has never been smoked in and smoking is strictly prohibited....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Will accept small-medium size dogs up to 20 lbs....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                One child okay in single bed in Den...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 21 years of age...moreless

              • Limited Accessibility

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Bedroom has comfortable King-Size bed, 2 side tables with lamps, LCD TV on adjustable arm for easy viewing. Glass sliding doors provide privacy from the rest of the living area....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom has deep soaker tub/shower combination, heated floor is great during winter months....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker:

                Drip coffee maker (we supply a coffee grinder and your first bag of custom roasted coffee beans) ...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, sugar, salt, miscellaneous tea, coffee items are all provided...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Sleek, contemporary kitchen area with modern appliances....moreless

              • Dining:

                Combined Kitchen/Dining area with seating for 4...moreless

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                Fully-air conditioned, plus large overhead ceiling fan in living area, plus windows can be opened if preferred....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers provided. Bed has bed-bug resistant covers on box spring and mattress....moreless

              • Living Room seats 6:

                Spacious, open living area with large L shaped couch and large coffee table make for relaxing times...moreless

              • Heating:

                In-floor heating in bathroom, baseboard heating elsewhere in apartment....moreless

              • Parking:

                1 reserved underground parking spot included in rate...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                European, stacking washer and dryer in-suite....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                European, stacking washer and dryer in-suite....moreless

              • Garage:

                Double gated underground parking garage....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Towels and facecloths are all provided....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Dog owners will appreciate the car and doggie wash, located in the parking area. Also, animal clinic just 2 blocks away and green-space for doggie walks just 2 blocks away in Centennial Square....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Stereo:

                    Connect your portable device to Bose Speaker system for great sound. Also a small kitchen radio for local stations....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Collection of books, magazines, newspapers...moreless

                  • Television:

                    (2) 1 LCD TV in bedroom, 1 in Den...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Small collection of DVD's...moreless

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Free local and North American long distance calls included in rate + voice mail...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Secure, high speed wireless internet connection...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Common rooftop terrace available to all residents of building. It is huge and offers lots of views to South, West and North...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    2 gas barbecue grills available to all residents on rooftop terrace. First come, first served....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Purchase and rentals available at Ocean River Sports, 4 blocks away...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayak rentals available 4 blocks away at Ocean River Sports...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Cycling
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Synagogues
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Peak Summer Season
                  Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  30 night min stay

                  C$3,329
                  Fall Shoulder Season
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  30 night min stay

                  C$2,929
                  Value Season
                  Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  30 night min stay

                  C$2,397
                  Snowbird Season
                  Jan 1 - May 31, 2015
                  31 night min stay

                  C$2,469
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  PLEASE NOTE:

                  Stays of one month are exempt from 5% Federal Goods and Services Tax (GST)

                  Stays of more than one month are exempt from ALL taxes (e.g. if you book for one month + one additional night, you pay no taxes)

                  50% deposit at time of booking, balance due 60 days prior to occupancy.

                  We gladly accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, Union Card.

                  If you have a Canadian bank account we also accept Interac E-mail transfers

                  $500 Security authorization to credit card at time of occupancy


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                  Location

                  17 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  YYJ Victoria International
                  0.75 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  MV Coho to/from Port Angeles, Victoria Clipper
                  50 Metres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 1, 17
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Dallas Road
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Veneto Tapa Loung
                  200 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt. Washington
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Cedar Hill Public Golf Course
                  50 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Romeos

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Located in the beautifully restored Hudson Bay Building, just 2 blocks away from Canada's oldest Chinatown

                  2 blocks to historic Old Town

                  2 blocks to the McPherson Theatre

                  2 blocks to downtown shopping and tourist attractions

                  4 blocks to the Upper Harbour

                  2 blocks to the Memorial Arena

                  5 blocks to the Crystal Garden pool and fitness centre

                  NEW Victoria Public Market to open on main floor of the Hudson in early June 2013.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About: Steve and Trish have been in the vacation rental business for 7 years. We own and/or operate 7 properties in the downtown area of Victoria. Our properties and services consistently achieve 5 Star ratings from guests and voted Top Vacation Rental in Victoria 2011 and 2012 on Trip Advisor's vacation rental portal, Flip Key

                  Why Victoria:
                  The Hudson represents a huge part of Canada's history. Originally constructed by the Hudson Bay Company in the late 1800's it was their Victoria flagship store until a few years ago, when it was closed and sold for redevelopment. After 3 years of extensive, and sensitive restoration, the Hudson now exudes the charm of a graceful ear from years gone by, with many significant modern features, such as air conditioning, heated floors and a huge rooftop terrace with gorgeous views over downtown Victoria. We love this building and its location, and hope you will too.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  Bright, spacious living area Air conditioned Heated floor in bathroom Secure underground parking spot Large rooftop terrace with views over downtown Victoria State of the art appliances Extremely comfortable King Size bed Separate den for work or TV viewing Huge, south-facing windows Friendly atmosphere You'll find all the following in the Hudson Building: 2% Jazz Coffee (best cup of coffee in town) Yoga facility Beauty Salon Restaurant Optometrist Royal Bank branch Olive Oil specialty store Coming soon....Public Market Beauty


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Designer features greet you as you enter the Cosmopolitan Suite

                    Designer features greet you as you enter the Cosmopolitan Suite

                  • Comfortable seating for reading, relaxing or listening to music

                    Comfortable seating for reading, relaxing or listening to music

                  • Glass chandelier and purpose lighting highlight the eclectic decor

                    Glass chandelier and purpose lighting highlight the eclectic decor

                  • Sleek, modern kitchen makes food preparation a pleasure

                    Sleek, modern kitchen makes food preparation a pleasure

                  • Nightime in the city takes on an additional charm in the Cosmopolitan Suite.

                    Nightime in the city takes on an additional charm in the Cosmopolitan Suite.

                  • Modern bathroom with heated tile floor, deep soaker tub and shower

                    Modern bathroom with heated tile floor, deep soaker tub and shower

                  • Pooch friendly premises with doggie bed and dining

                    Pooch friendly premises with doggie bed and dining

                  • Historic features of the Hudson, home of our Cosmopolitan Suite

                    Historic features of the Hudson, home of our Cosmopolitan Suite

                  • A grand entrance to a grand building, the beautifully restored Hudson

                    A grand entrance to a grand building, the beautifully restored Hudson

                  • Even the Hudson Bay department store signs have been restored and used

                    Even the Hudson Bay department store signs have been restored and used

                  • Huge rooftop terrace is available to all residents

                    Huge rooftop terrace is available to all residents

                  • View from rooftop, of Gates of Harmonious Interest, the entrance to Chinatown

                    View from rooftop, of Gates of Harmonious Interest, the entrance to Chinatown

                  • Huge, south-facing windows brighten the spacious living & kitchen areas

                    Huge, south-facing windows brighten the spacious living & kitchen areas

                  • A reflection of comfort in the spacious living area

                    A reflection of comfort in the spacious living area

                  • Den offers a place to work or relax and watch TV. Couch makes into single bed.

                    Den offers a place to work or relax and watch TV. Couch makes into single bed.

                  • Large kitchen/dining table for family gatherings at mealtimes

                    Large kitchen/dining table for family gatherings at mealtimes

                  • Deluxe, King-Size bed in main bedroom area, side tables, and TV (not shown).

                    Deluxe, King-Size bed in main bedroom area, side tables, and TV (not shown).

                  • Modern bathroom fixtures and beautiful accessories

                    Modern bathroom fixtures and beautiful accessories

                  • The beautifully restored Hudson Bay Building in downtown Victoria

                    The beautifully restored Hudson Bay Building in downtown Victoria

                  • View along Fisgard Street, Apartment is 2nd unit in on 3rd floor.

                    View along Fisgard Street, Apartment is 2nd unit in on 3rd floor.

                  • View of entrance area, note artifacts, saved from the original building

                    View of entrance area, note artifacts, saved from the original building

                  • A view from the window of the Cosmopolitan Suite

                    A view from the window of the Cosmopolitan Suite

                  • Relax on top of the world. Mountain, ocean and city views are all around you.

                    Relax on top of the world. Mountain, ocean and city views are all around you.

                  • A view along Douglas (Main) Street from the rooftop terrace of the Hudson

                    A view along Douglas (Main) Street from the rooftop terrace of the Hudson

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                  Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

                  C$2,397 - C$3,329 per month (CAD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

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                  Minimum stay: 30-31 nights
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