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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
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 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 Victoria

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:
  • 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

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Downtown condo in best Victoria location: stunning views, parking & laundry
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 64 reviews
5

Perfect location and lots of space for a couple. Extremely clean and bright in a quiet building.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for allowing us to stay in your lovely Condo. Margaret was a very attentive and organized hostess and we appreciated her professionalism. The condo was very well appointed and tastefully decorated. We would highly recommend this to anyone wanting a harbour area stay. Thanks and cheers!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Condo!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic, Condo within downtown Victoria. Will definitely stay here again when visiting this awesome town!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and fully loaded Vacation rental in the heart of Victoria. Most places to see within a 30 minute walk.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Modern comfy condo!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Victoria. Check in was a breeze, the place was clean and comfortable, and a great location. Lots of good restaurants nearby and easy walking to shopping.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, AB, Canada
4

Well appointed and centrally located.

  • 4 of 5

The condo was comfortable and had everything needed for our stay.

Take into consideration that this is an urban condo, a great location for walking, but it was noisy. On Saturday night, revelers could be heard until 1:30 am. The bedroom is set back into the condo and we used a fan to block out the noise, so we slept well. But if you're noise sensitive, this may be an issue for you.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, Dawn. Yes, our central downtown location is sometimes going to have its share of revelry! We are confident that the 2 fans in the bedroom, along with the air-conditioner, provides more than enough white noise to block this out. For the extremely noise-sensitive, we also provide earplugs. We're glad you were able to sleep well! Karen
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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This condo is ideally located. We were able to walk everywhere downtown. The condo has everything you could need and was very quiet. Margaret was extremely helpful. We highly recommend this condo for anyone looking for a great place to stay in downtown Victoria.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 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

Downtown Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season 2017
May 12 2017 - Sep 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$131
$816
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Xmas Holiday Season
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 4 2018
2 night minimum stay
$131
$816
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2018
May 18 2018 - Sep 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$131
$816
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$105
$695
$2,378
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $48.3

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.
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