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Best Views in Victoria from this Spacious 2 BR/2 BA, 2 Balcony Luxury Condo

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Great Condo with 'Best of the Best' Views in the Heart of Downtown Victoria

This is one of downtown Victoria's best condos in one of Victoria's Inner Harbour's best buildings. The Astoria gets high praise from both owners and renters as a wonderful place to call home (even if for just a few nights).

It is but a stone's throw to Victoria’s bustling Inner Harbour. Easy walking to the Empress Hotel, Royal BC Museum, Parliament Buildings, harbour ferries & seaplane services, specialty shops, theatres, symphony, Fisherman's Wharf, Victoria's Bug Zoo, Beacon Hill Park (our favourite) and so much more. Downtown Victoria provides a huge number of wonderful cafes, bistros, pubs and restaurants.

Secure underground parking comes with your rental with us.

Being a southwest corner unit, Astoria Vista offers you views of historic Parliament Buildings, cruise ships coming & going, Juan de Fuca Strait & the snowy peaks of the Olympic Mountains and beyond. All of this from inside the condo looking through the expansive windows and also from the two balconies.

Inside, you will find the living areas and kitchen done in bamboo flooring and the bedrooms carpeted. The fully equipped kitchen has stainless steel appliances and many extras to ensure you have all that you need to create your next culinary masterpiece.

To save you time and money, the following amenities are provided: paper products (including paper towels and toilet paper), bags for waste, plastic wrap and foil, hand soaps, shampoo, dish and laundry soap, salt and pepper, sugar and oil too.

The living room has a large flat screen HDTV with an excellent cable package and a music library and high speed internet for your enjoyment. Oh, and for an extra great feature, if you are a Netflix addict like I am, the DVD player here will let you access your own Netflix account and watch away!

We know that most people travel with their own music playing device, so we have equipped this condo with a player so you can do just that. Comfortable furniture and a spacious feel draw you in to relax and enjoy the views. You've just got to sit in the big round spinning chair placed right in the window. It is amazing!

The master bedroom has a King Size bed, and a shower tub combination in the full ensuite bathroom. Windows in the master look to and through one balcony for 'to die for' views.

The second bedroom has a Queen size bed, a nice desk and (once again) wonderful views.

The second full bathroom has a stall shower, perfect for anyone with mobility challenges.

A secure underground Private Parking space is included in the rent.

The Astoria building has an amenities/lounge on the first floor with a billiards table and is great for a meeting place. The fitness room is adjacent to the amenities room for your workouts.

More Details

Property Manager
Liz Van Cleave
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2017

About Liz Van Cleave

We are Liz and Bruce of Victoria Prime Personal Property Management and we manage this property on behalf of the owners. You can learn all about us and even more about this property on our website.

Liz Van Cleave purchased this condo in 2010

Why Liz Van Cleave chose Victoria

There are only a certain number of properties with all of the features this one has. The views are the first reason, the quality and reputation of the Astoria building itself is the second, and the location is third. Shall I go on?

What makes this condo unique

Location, location!

If you have visited our website, you may have seen our Astoria Artistry unit. This condo has the same unique quality as that one because the owner is an artist and has decorated the condo with replications of her work. You can purchase and take home an original if you love it!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We celebrated a 50th anniversary visiting Victoria. All the restaurants Sharon recommended were terrific. Victoria is truly a walking city. The Fitbit came in handy and received a vigorous workout. The condo was a wonderful place to relax in and to enjoy the magnificent vista! The condo was a great place for us - thank you.
Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
YYJ
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
too many to mention just one
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Coho Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Victoria Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Hwy 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
too many to mention just one
Nearest Ski
220 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Dallas Road
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 11
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • PARKING GARAGE CLEARANCE is 6 feet 8 inches. MAXIMUM LENGTH is 18 feet.
  • There is a small bike rack at this parking spot that holds one or two bikes. Please advise your concierge if you will be bringing bikes.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , large stall shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , master ensuite
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King Ensuite Bedroom Queen in Second Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
VP cannot guarantee that building amenities will be functional, sometimes they are down for service and this is out of our control. There is no wifi in the common areas of buildings. No furniture is ever to be added or removed without written approval and assistance by VP.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9 based on 47 reviews
5

Great property and great staff

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is top quality and the location is superb. Could not have been more impressed with the overall experience

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Snowbirds from Saskatchewan.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday in Victoria .The Astoria is the best and the views from the condo were fantastic. The condo was very clean ,comfortable and Sharon is a great concierge. Thanks very much hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home for Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Our family (2 adults + 2 littlies) had a wonderful & memorable time staying in Astoria Vista over Christmas. We booked several months in advance, and Liz & Maureen were in constant communication with us, which was very helpful & informative.

Once we arrived Sharon's warm & cheerful welcome in the front lobby was amazing (especially after 24hours of travel with 2 kids under 2). She also had the best tips for food & sights in the area. As a Victoria ex-pat, I know this is the best spot for anything & everything. Steps from the inner harbour, Beacon Hill & Cook St, really doesn't get much better! And the views are amazing to wake up to. Our 2 yr old would sneak into the lounge room, sit on the circle chair & watch all the "beautiful lights"!

The apartment had everything we needed to settle in straight away for our month long stay. It was warm and friendly. And having an underground parking spot in the middle of winter was extremely handy!

The beds were comfortable, the bathrooms & kitchen were spotless and the in suite laundry was new & reliable.

We'll definitely be returning to the Astoria Vista. The apartment was everything we could have asked for, but the amazing customer service & help from the team at Victoria Prime was definitely the cherry on top!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always thrilled to know that our guests have had a wonderful stay with us here in Victoria. Customer care is our number one priority and we are always doing our very best to help every guest have the most wonderful time possible.
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Shawnee Ks
4

Great hideaway in the midst of everything!

  • 4 of 5

Great views, great personal space, two balconies. Security like a bunker! But appreciated, even if it seemed like overkill in a city that is apparently very safe! Couldn't get enough of the view. Appointments were very well thought out. Rules were a bit much, but manageable. Be aware, when two couples are sharing that the second bedroom is very small and the bathroom is through the living room and down the hall. There is one TV for all. There is no a/c which was not a problem for us, but with windows open all the time, it gets pretty noisy, especially about 5a when the trash trucks are working. Your neighbor is the JW Marriott, to help you with mapping. Easy walking to everything. Try 10 acres for a nice evening meal!

We would certainly stay again, we had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was such a stress free way to take a vacation! Victoria Prime answered our emails quickly and it was a pleasure to deal with them. The condo met all our needs and is exactly as described on the website. It is a perfect location, very clean, beds are comfortable. The kitchen is well appointed, parking is convenient. We walked to Beacon Hill Park, the harbour, shopping, great restaurants,and a great market for groceries. Sharon, our concierge was available to answer any questions and was extremely helpful. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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sacramento, ca
5

Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful October visit to beautiful Victoria made all the better by our choice of accommodations. The condo at Astoria was clean, well appointed, very comfortable, super view, well located and just overall wonderful. Sharon, our contact with Victoria Prime, did an amazing job of making us comfortable in the condo and providing local knowledge for restaurants and other tips. Don't hesitate to choose Victoria Prime as its that personal service aspect you will never see from a standard hotel that makes this a much better choice.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fee $40.1 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200.51
Exit Clean Fee $100.26 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.0%

PAYMENT An advance payment of 50% of the rental rate is required to reserve the desired dates. The advance payment will be applied toward the room rent. Payments outside of Canada may be made in the form of credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) or bank transfers. Bank money orders, cashier’s cheques or personal cheques are payment options (for Canadians only) payable to Victoria Prime. Cheques must be secured by a credit card authorization while in route. Email transfers (Canadian banks only) can be sent to contact@victoriaprime.com. The advance payment is not a damage deposit. The BALANCE OF RENT is due sixty (60) days before your arrival date. All payments are in CANADIAN DOLLARS. All reservations will be charged a Booking Fee.
CREDIT CARD AGREEMENT Guests must provide credit card details as a guarantee of payment to Victoria Prime. Guests accept all terms and conditions of the rental agreement and accept all liability for rent and charges related to property rental, as well as any damage beyond normal wear and tear during the term of the rental. Guests understand that these costs will be charged to the credit card provided. In the absence of another payment agreement, guests authorize Victoria Prime to charge the credit card provided for payment of these items. The guest whose credit card is on file alone is liable for all payments and damages on a reservation and is fully responsible for the full reservation rent and charges.
CANCELLATIONS A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date will be refunded less a $50 admin fee. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full payment. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent, deposit or cleaning fee. However, if we are able to re-rent the property for the dates cancelled, we will be happy to refund all or any part of that.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.