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Downtown condo in best Victoria location: stunning views, parking & laundry

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 566 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Modern, newer condo with gorgeous views in best downtown location

Luxuriously appointed one-bedroom condo in the Union Building (built 2014) in the heart of downtown Victoria, BC. (If this unit is booked, please also see our other listing at same location, www.vrbo.com/1024853.)

A perfect location 1/2 a block from the inner harbour, the building spans the entire block between Chinatown to the north and Market Square to the south.

Our top-floor suite affords a spectacular south-facing view over the heritage brick buildings of Old Town, to the inner harbour and Olympic Mountains beyond. Enjoy spectacular sunsets from the small balcony or the living room's comfortable leather furniture.

The 9-foot ceilings and full-height windows allow lots of natural light. The bedroom has a comfy queen-size bed ... and room-darkening blinds for your afternoon naps.

Extra guests can be accommodated with the queen-size sofa-bed, and we also have a Pak'N'Play + bedding for your little one. The full kitchen has new stainless steel appliances and is fully stocked with everything you could possibly need to prepare gourmet meals.

In-suite laundry is provided, and other amenities include telephone, cable + a Smart 4K UHDTV, Netflix, free Wifi internet, air-conditioning, board games, and 1 parking spot in our enclosed, underground parkade. We even have a basic laptop for browsing if you need it (just ask, as it's in storage).

The harbour ferry stops one block away ... take a tour of the Gorge waterway or go for fish & chips at Fisherman's Wharf.

There are numerous excellent restaurants within a few blocks, including Swan's Brewpub, II Terrazzo, ulla, Green Cuisine Vegetarian, Canoe Brewpub, Brasserie L'Ecole, to name just a few.

You will be met by Margaret, our Manager, upon arrival. She will ensure that you have everything you need and answer any questions that you may have. She will be happy to send you info and links prior to your stay, for everything from our recommended restaurant list to transportation info (even bike and kayak rentals)... just ask!

Enjoy your stay!

More Details

Property Manager
Karen & Tom Weiss
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

About Karen & Tom Weiss

Married for 29 years, we love to travel and realize that our own city of Victoria is a very special place! Karen was born here and Tom's family moved here when he was very young.

Karen & Tom Weiss purchased this condo in 2014

Why Karen & Tom Weiss chose Downtown

We enjoy travelling and finding vacation-rental gems, and we wanted to help visitors to Victoria find the perfect spot from which to explore our great city. We picked a property that has all of the features we look for when we are searching for a vacation rental.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We very much enjoyed our stay at Karen's apartment in Victoria. We corresponded easily with Karen's sister, Margaret, and she met us when we arrived. She was very welcoming and accomodating, helping us store our luggage while the room was being cleaned and providing restaurant and bicycle rental recommendations. The location was perfect - easy walking distance to many restaurants, places of interest, and the bicycle trail, which we took to The Butchart Gardens. The coffee shop right next door (The Habit) had wonderful coffee and muffins. The indian restaurant on the corner of the block (Varsha) was delicious. The bicycle trail was beautiful and well-marked. The apartment itself was immaculate, comfortable, and secure. I would definitely stay here again. Thanks Karen and Margaret!
May 2015
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Amenities

Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 566 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Toiletries provided
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Downtown condo in best Victoria location: stunning views, parking & laundry
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5

Cozy property in the heart of Victoria

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location and lovely host. Thanks for the stay, we will be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Will visit again!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable small clean downtown condo with walking distance to restaurants and shops.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Heart of Downtown

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot for proximity to Victoria's historic downtown.

Unit is clean and comfortable, nicely appointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manitoba, Canada
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Located in Chinatown and close to everything. Extremely secure building and underground parking. The condo was meticulously clean and Karen, the owner, and Margaret, the manager, were both professional and very helpful. There was a comprehensive binder provided that detailed all you need to know about the condo (with the small exception of washer/dryer instructions) as well as information on local services and attractions. We were in Victoria celebrating our anniversary and stayed at the Fairmont Empress the first two nights and Karen’s condo the final two nights, and we definitely preferred her condo! Thanks Karen! Thanks Margaret!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, Ryan, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. We will put washer/dryer instructions in our binder right away - Margaret normally shows guests how the w/d works, and as you know, I stepped in to greet you and forgot that detail! Cheers, Karen........ Thanks from me too Ryan! Margaret
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Coolum Beach, Australia
5

A great central location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Victoria very much partly due to the comfortable apartment. Margaret, the manager, met us and let us in and showed us around and it all worked well. The apartment was an easy walk to the town's highlights and many cafes, restaurants and bars as well as Chinatown.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great downtown spot

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property. Great restaurants all around. Enjoyed walking along the water.

Margaret gave some good ideas for restaurants. She was very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location to explore downtown! Within one block of the inner harbour, historic Chinatown, Market Square and McPherson Theatre. One block from harbour-ferries for exploring the downtown harbour. Excellent restaurants, cafes, bakeries, pubs, liquor stores, grocery stores all at your doorstep.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $51.3

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.