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Downtown Victoria, Best Location !!!

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Jr 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom, Best Location Downtown

Welcome to the Era Retreat. A junior one bedroom, one bathroom suite located right in the heart of downtown Victoria. This is an upscale unit in an one and half year old building that includes all the necessities and comforts of home. It has a well laid out kitchen with stainless steel appliances (stove top, oven, microwave, and dishwasher), a convenient eating bar and in suite laundry. A deep soaker tub to rejuvinate your bones after a long day of exploring all the corners of the city. Two high-definition televisions with cable and PVR, complimentary wifi, a Blue Ray DVD player, stereo, board games, and a landline phone for local calls provide entertainment without even leaving the suite. There are 11 underground guest parking spaces available on a first come first served basis. No guarantee of a space but street parking is free from 6 pm to 9 am Mondays to Saturdays, and free all day Sundays. There is also a parkade on the street behind our building.

The unit can accommodate up to 4 people with a queen size bed and a sofa that pulls out into a comfy double bed. Sorry no pets.

Enjoy your coffee on the furnished deck in the morning sun or sip a glass of wine in the afternoon/evening and watch the vibrant downtown action around you.

Just steps outside the door you will find every type of restaurant to please your palate, a movie theatre right next door, museums, bars, shopping, sightseeing, and night clubs to keep your days and nights busy. Historical Chinatown (we recommend Fan Tan Cafe for the best Chinese food!), the Inner Harbour, Fisherman's Wharf, City Hall, Victoria Public Market, Market Square, the Parliament Buildings, Government Street, Empress Hotel, Antique Row, and theatres are all within walking distance. Other must-see attractions that are outside of the downtown area include Butchart's Gardens, Goldstream Park, the Town of Sidney, and many beautiful golf courses for the golfers.

Victoria is a beautiful, friendly, city that offers many attractions and activities for an amazing and affordable vacation. Come and enjoy all that Victoria has to offer.

Portable Air Conditioner for that extra level of comfort

If this Unit is booked for the period you are interested in, starting April 15th 2017 we have another brand new condo with inner harbor water views, The Janion, downtown. Please let us know if you are interested.

More Details

Property Manager
Rick & Nancy Chan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Rick & Nancy Chan

We are both born and raised in Victoria. We met in high school and have been together ever since. We have two beautiful daughters and life is at the stage where we have time to devote to things like vacation rentals!

Rick & Nancy Chan purchased this condo in 2015

Why Rick & Nancy Chan chose Downtown

We love the vibrant downtown location of this unit. Step out the door and you have a new experience each time.


Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 piece with soaker tub and shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 42'Hdtv, 4 drawer dresser, 2 night tables, telephone and alarm clock
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Home away from home. Once you stay in a VRBO you will never vacation in hotel again.


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Downtown Victoria, Best Location !!!
average rating of 4.822785 based on 79 reviews

Great location, super apartment

  • 5 of 5

Rick was a great host. The apartment is right in the center of downtown. Easy walking city. Very safe building. The parking was very convenient for us. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and amenities

  • 5 of 5

Very friendly host, and meticulous unit in prime location.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sebastopol, CA

Convient, clean, quiet and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was short but the Era Retreat was so perfect for all we wanted to see and do. Central to everything in Victoria - no need for a car - and within easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, attractions and historic sights. The condo is well equipped and the deck is superb. A great place to kick back and enjoy the moment. Thanks so much to Rick & Nancy. We're already planning a return visit. Mark & Mary, Sebastopol, Calif.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and well appointed

  • 5 of 5

The suite was well put together with a nice balcony that was not too loud. Very comfortable bed. Great neighbourhood with a café resto right downstairs.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo worked out so well for us!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the condo and found it to be clean and comfortable. We appreciated that Rick the owner met with us and walked us through everything. Great location for walking around downtown Victoria.

Blair B.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well appointed, modern and conveniently located.

  • 5 of 5

The perfect size for 3 or 4. Well maintained and has everything you would need to prepare meals.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Located in the heart of downtown Victoria. Restaurants, movie theatres, museums, bars, shopping, sightseeing, and night clubs right outside the front door. Historical Chinatown, the Inner Harbour, Market Square, the Parliament Buildings, Government Street, Antique Row, Theatres and countless eateries within walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65.08
Refundable Damage Deposit $153.13

* Refundable Security Deposit is $200 for stays less than 29 days, $500 for over 29 days rentals.
* 50% of rental due to complete booking balance due 35 days in advance
*If you cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival, there will be no refund.

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.

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