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Feel at home, a few blocks from downtown Sidney and beach

28 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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3 nights


Sidney Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Snow birds and travelers who want a quiet self contained suite! Our spacious and completely outfitted guest accommodation will feel like home away from home. It's in a prime location within one block of the beach and the main street of the quaint town of Sidney. Our large studio suite contains new quality contemporary furniture and has a good quality sofa bed for one extra person if needed. You will love the new comfortable bed and recliner chair while you watch your 40 inch flat screen TV. The bed area is partitioned off with curtains if desired.

The full kitchen has everything you need but if you don't feel like cooking there are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops a short walk away. The suite has a full bathroom and includes a washer and dryer for your convenience. Our Arts and Crafts home is close to the Sidney-Anacortes ferry terminal, BC Ferries and the Victoria airport. The famous Butchart Gardens is close by and the beautiful city of Victoria is within a short drive or bus ride. You will be welcome to enjoy our small garden patio if you wish, some steps to the suite entrance are required.

You will love this self contained, self catered, private guest suite that is a comfortable vacation home perfect for short or longer stays.

Keywords: beach, Sidney, shops, town, modern, renovated, suite, self contained, airport, ferries, private, kitchen, washer dryer, clean, beautiful, quaint, cozy, walking

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sandy and Tony
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Sandy and Tony

We are a professional working couple with grown children. We love to travel and Sandy works as a home based travel agent when she is not at her government job. We enjoy meeting our lovely guests and sharing our beautiful town and island.

Sandy and Tony purchased this studio in 2007

What makes this studio unique

Being close to the ocean and the lovely walking trail by the beach is a bonus. Explore the new Ocean Discovery Center and visit many top quality shops and services within walking distance. We even have a small friendly movie theatre in our town that shows first run movies and cultural events! We are located on a residential street so you will become part of our local neighbourhood. You are only a short drive from top quality visitor attractions like world renownd Butchart Gardens and the fabulous BC Museum of Natural History. If you like hiking, we are near many beautiful nature trails for your enjoyment, there is something for everyone! We will assist you in finding activities that will make your stay memorable. You will love the mild coastal weather of Sidney by the Sea!


based on 28 traveler reviews

Feel at home, a few blocks from downtown Sidney and beach
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

Spacious, and most comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Sandy and Tony are the most gracious of hosts. They have thought of every amenity possible to insure a most wonderful stay in beautiful Sidney. The apt. is in a perfect location to enjoy the town, waterways, and all travel routes.

I had the best of times, and my only dilemma is deciding when I might return!😊

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Hosts, Great Rental

  • 4 of 5

Exceptional hosts Sandy and Tony are warm, welcoming, and couldn't be more helpful. They are easy to communicate with and very prompt in responding to inquiries. The property description is accurate -- if somewhat understated. The unit is exceptionally clean and well maintained. It is also appointed very well. We stayed for 5 days and lacked nothing! We enjoyed having a full kitchen with everything we needed.

The bed (and even the hide-a-bed) are comfortable and have nice quality linens. The towels and provided toiletries are nice. The ensuite laundry was very helpful (we were on Vancouver Island for a couple of weeks and needed to do laundry half way through the trip).

The location is very convenient, in a nice Sidney neighborhood, and has a lovely yard. The only reason we didn't give this rental 5 stars is its location under the landing/take-off pattern of the airport. While we were staying there the morning disruption started about 6 and went well into the evening. It helps to close the windows -- but doesn't eliminate the noise.

That said we plan on and look forward to staying with Sandy and Tony again.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful home from home with everything to make your stay an enjoyable one.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 19 days in Tony and Sandy's apartment. So good we didn't want to go home! Everything was provided to make our stay a most comfortable one. It was very well situated close to town centre and shops, cafes and restaurants. Close to the shore line and lovely walks. Very close to the San Juan Ferry and bus stops for Victoria, Butchart Gardens and for the ferry to Vancouver and Nanaimo.

A lovely kitchen to cook meals. Food shopping was easy and we were delighted with the choice of at least 3 large supermarkets. Eating out wasn't so expensive as it was in UK and plenty cafes for coffee and cake in the afternoon. Overall we had a great holiday and Tony and Sandy were lovely hosts. We will most certainly be back . On second thoughts I maybe shouldn't have written this review? I want to make sure they are not all booked up and always have space for us! But seriously we can honestly say best place ever!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the detailed review and we are happy you enjoyed your visit to Vancouver Island. There is a lot to do here so you must come back, looking forward to it!
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Great place, location and owners!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this beautiful little suite for 2 weeks. It was very clean, modern and had a full kitchen with everything needed for cooking. The LOCATION was fabulous! I walked the ocean paths everyday, which was a two minute walk away from house. Another two minute walk to downtown. Groceries are a five minute walk away! I got many bike rides in while there. You can connect to the Lochside Trail in less the a minute! Owners, Tony and Sandy were great hosts and able to help with any questions or needs. I highly recommend this rental and will be returning myself one day! Thanks again Tony and Sandy!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you fully enjoyed your stay and explored our town and the surrounding area, it is a great place to walk and bike ride. Hopefully we will see you again soon!
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Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is nicely furnished and decorated and very well thought out. We enjoyed the garden, the easy walk to downtown and the quiet of the area. It is a beautiful place and our hosts were great. Sandy even placed a bouquet of flowers in the apartment for us because it was our anniversary. We will return and gladly recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your anniversary get away and what our suite and Sidney has to offer. thank you
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Everything anyone could want in a guest suite.

  • 5 of 5

The suite was extremely comfortable. The owners clearly have the comfort of guest in mind as they provide hooks for rain gear and spare unbrellas by the door, a comforter for napping, ample linens, a well equipped kitchen, and a shoe wrack and hooks near a heater for drying. It's these small things, in combination with proximity to shopping and the seaside, that make this guest suite stand out. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Sidney and thank you for noticing the small things that help made your stay enjoyable and comfortable. We want our guests to consider the guest suite a home away from home. Hopefully we will see you again soon.
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Victoria International Airport
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Anacordes Ferry ( Washington)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Pat Bay Highway
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sidney Beach
Car: not necessary

Close to beach and walking trails, within a block of restaurants, groceries stores, coffee shops and lovely boutique shops. If wanting a city experience Victoria is within close proximity but many attractions and activities nearby. Close to airport and both BC and Washington state Ferries, also close to public transit.


Rates & Availability

Sidney Studio Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly rate is $455.00 and monthly rate starting at $1400. for a 28 day stay to a maximum of $1500. for up to 30 days. If the weekly or monthly rate is lower than the combined nightly rate, you will be charged the lesser amount. All taxes and fees are included. If more than two guests add $15.00 per night per additional guest. Please email for a firm quote. Deposit at time of booking and balance due early in your stay. You will get a payment request from VRBO before you arrive but you do not need to pay the balance until you arrive.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Sidney Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • A full bathroom with bathtub and shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 0 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , one queen bed and a double sofa bed in living area
  • Queen size Beds (1) Our guests often comment on the comfort of this new pillow top mattress, Sleep Sofa (2) comfortable double sofa bed, separated by curtains for the 3rd guest
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
washer and dryer in unit, new furniture, well equipped kitchen, garden area, lg flat screen TV and ipod docking station.

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