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Zen Garden Suite, Close to Public Market, Chinatown and Old Town

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  • Minimum stay:7-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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The Zen Garden Suite is a 1 bedroom Vacation Rental, located in downtown Victoria British Columbia

Close to Chinatown, the central business district, Victoria tourism areas, transportation, shopping, restaurants, historic buildings and Victoria’s Upper Harbour.

The Suite provides a quiet oasis of tranquility in the heart of downtown Victoria, BC. From the living room you can step out onto a private 150 square foot paved terrace, which looks into a tranquil Zen Garden, where building residents can relax and enjoy privacy, while listening to the sounds of the city outside the garden walls.

Located just one block from the Gate of Harmonious Interest - the entrance to Canada’s oldest Chinatown
Less than one block from the Victoria Design District
Two blocks to the Victoria Public Market
Two blocks to the waterfront, and a Victoria Harbour Ferry Stop
Two blocks to Old Town Victoria
Three blocks to Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena
Two blocks to Nirvana Pet Resort

The Zen Garden Suite is the ideal location for enjoying the vibrancy of the downtown Victoria, and then escaping to your urban retreat, away from it all.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 620 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                We will consider a small, well-behaved, non-shedding, 'lap' dog...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Queen bed with pillow-top mattress 2, side tables 2 bedside lamps, Clock radio alarm, iPod dock/player Large clothes closet, chest of drawers, bedside phone, view of Zen Garden...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom features: Sink Vanity Large mirror Toilet Tub/shower combination, Bathmat Towels & washcloths sufficient for number of guests occupying the suite, Hair dryer, Starter pack of bathroom amenities (soap, shampoo, bathroom tissue etc.) ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Spacious galley-style kitchen with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, cooking and eating utensils, glassware, dishes for 6...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                French Press, drip coffee maker, complimentary starter supply of custom roasted coffee beans...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Full-size dishwasher, complimentary starter supply of dishwasher detergent...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Cooking, serving, eating utensils and glassware, seating for 4...moreless

              • Dining:

                Large breakfast bar with 4 adjustable leather stools...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, sugar, salt, starter supply teas and coffee ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Stainless steel fridge with freezer...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Full-size over-stove mounted ...moreless

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                American leather couch with additional easy chair, coffee table and credenza...moreless

              • Parking:

                Reserved parking spot in gated underground garage...moreless

              • Garage:

                Reserved parking spot in gated underground garage...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • This is a secluded suite with a courtyard view. It does not face onto the street, you can hear the sounds of the city when you are seated on the private terrace or in the courtyard Zen garden, but other than that it is very quiet. The suite offers a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable TV with local channels, plus movies, news and sports channels...moreless

                  • Books:

                    Small library of books...moreless

                  • Stereo

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    2 phones with complimentary, unlimited calls anywhere in North America, plus voicemail...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Complimentary, secure Wi-Fi connection...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Bicycles:

                    Secure bike lock-up/discounts on bike rentals...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Discounts on kayaking rentals and tours...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Private patio overlooking Zen garden...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Access to communal Zen Garden area...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Tennis
                  • Fishing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Boating
                  • Live Theater
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • Museums
                  • Rock Climbing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  PEAK SUMMER SEASON
                  Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  C$988 C$3,329
                  FALL SHOULDER SEASON
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  C$897 C$2,929
                  VALUE SEASON
                  Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  C$854 C$2,229
                  SNOWBIRD SEASON
                  Jan 1 - May 31, 2015
                  31 night min stay

                  C$2,296
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                  • Tax Rate 15%

                  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)

                  $500 security deposit authorization to your credit card at time of occupancy. This does not show up on your credit card billing statement and does not affect your spending limit.

                  We require a 50% deposit at time of booking to secure reservation

                  Your balance will be due 60 days prior to occupancy

                  Full payment is required at time of booking if made less than 60 days prior to occupancy

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

                  Canadian bank account holders can pay using Interac E-mail transfer


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                  Last updated: 06/25/2014
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                  Location

                  1.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Victoria Harbour (YWH)
                  500 Metres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Victoria Harbour Ferry
                  500 Metres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 17
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Dallas Road
                  500 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Canoe Club Micro Brewery
                  400 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mount Washington
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Cedar Hill Public Golf Course
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Jam

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  The Zen Garden Suite is really well positioned, close to the Gates of Harmonious Interest (entrance to Victoria's Chinatown, the 2nd oldest Chinatown in North America) and adjacent to Victoria's Design District and just one block from the Victoria Public Market. Walk just 3 blocks and you're at a Victoria Harbour Ferry Stop on the Upper Harbour, adjacent to the Canoe Brew Pub. There's lots of interesting shopping too, at places like Capital Iron, Chintz's Eclectic Furniture and the shops in Market Square. All in all, this is one of the most interesting areas of Victoria in which to stay.

                   

                  Manager info

                  About: Steve and Trish Young have lived in Victoria for more than 35 years and manage this property for their friends in Alberta. We strive to offer our guests the very best location, amenities and service possible and love it when our guests tell us that the property has 'exceeded their expectations'.

                  Why Victoria:
                  The Zen Garden suite is in a fantastic location. It is close to the Upper Harbour, Chinatown, Historic Old Town, the Victoria Public Market, the Victoria Design District and is surrounded by many restaurants, coffee shops and eateries of all kinds. We love the 'buzz' in this neighbourhood and yet the suite is quiet and private, located overlooking the inner courtyard of the building.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  Sunny, private patio with high-end patio furniture, BBQ, access to Zen Garden, beautifully equipped with everything you could ever need for a comfortable stay in a convenient location.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Pathway through the Zen Garden

                    Pathway through the Zen Garden

                  • Private patio just outside the living room area

                    Private patio just outside the living room area

                  • American Leather sofa opens to Queen bed - View to kitchen & dining area

                    American Leather sofa opens to Queen bed - View to kitchen & dining area

                  • Large sun umbrella keeps you in the cool while you enjoy the garden view outside

                    Large sun umbrella keeps you in the cool while you enjoy the garden view outside

                  • Queen bed has window view into Zen Garden

                    Queen bed has window view into Zen Garden

                  • Sleek, modern kitchen with seating for 4 at dining bar

                    Sleek, modern kitchen with seating for 4 at dining bar

                  • Computer work desk, with free wi-fi, free phone in N. America and natural light

                    Computer work desk, with free wi-fi, free phone in N. America and natural light

                  • Lots of Asian dining and shopping awaits you in Chinatown

                    Lots of Asian dining and shopping awaits you in Chinatown

                  • Historical buildings are your neighbour

                    Historical buildings are your neighbour

                  • Explore the secret alleyways on foot...who knows where they lead?

                    Explore the secret alleyways on foot...who knows where they lead?

                  • Victoria's most popular breakfast restaurant 1 block

                    Victoria's most popular breakfast restaurant 1 block

                  • French Cuisine, just 1/2 block away

                    French Cuisine, just 1/2 block away

                  • 601 Herald Street, where the Zen Garden suite overlooks the inside courtyard

                    601 Herald Street, where the Zen Garden suite overlooks the inside courtyard

                  • Breakfast bar eating area looks out to view beyond

                    Breakfast bar eating area looks out to view beyond

                  • Deluxe seating for up to 8 on comfortable patio furniture. BBQ for cookouts too

                    Deluxe seating for up to 8 on comfortable patio furniture. BBQ for cookouts too

                  • Comfortable seating in the sun, for reading, relaxing, talking or doing nothing

                    Comfortable seating in the sun, for reading, relaxing, talking or doing nothing

                  • Dining bar has adjustable leather stools and view to outside patio

                    Dining bar has adjustable leather stools and view to outside patio

                  • Kitchen is fully-equipped with all you need for meal prep, cooking and serving

                    Kitchen is fully-equipped with all you need for meal prep, cooking and serving

                  • The Gate of Harmonious Interest, entrance to Chinatown is just one block away

                    The Gate of Harmonious Interest, entrance to Chinatown is just one block away

                  • Chinese to eat in...or to go...it's all just one block away

                    Chinese to eat in...or to go...it's all just one block away

                  • Explore Chinatown in a horse-drawn carriage

                    Explore Chinatown in a horse-drawn carriage

                  • Just 3 blocks to the Upper Harbour, boat watching, kayaking, sailing and fishing

                    Just 3 blocks to the Upper Harbour, boat watching, kayaking, sailing and fishing

                  • One of Victoria's favourite coffee shops 1 block (enter Dragon Alley from here)

                    One of Victoria's favourite coffee shops 1 block (enter Dragon Alley from here)

                  • The Zen Garden Suite

                    The Zen Garden Suite

                  VRBO #491068

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Monday, June 30, 2014

                  C$536 - C$988 per week (CAD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 06/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 7-31 nights
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