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Historic Area, Close to Chinatown. Free Parking, Wi-Fi, Smart TV, Netflix,

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 583 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2) Close To Chinatown and Victoria Public Market

A-City Life Suites Property

From the living room you can look to the south to see the Gates of Harmonious Interest, the entrance to Victoria's Chinatown, the oldest Chinatown in Canada.

Look west to the Design District across the street and to the western hills in the distance.

Walk east 2 blocks to the Victoria Public Market, walk north 1 block to the Cascadia Bakery.

The City Vibe Suite is sleek and modern with 2 deep, reclining leather chairs in the living room for great TV viewing.

Rate includes free cable, a “smart” TV, NetFlix, great sound system, free phone in N. America, secure parking in gated garage, use of bike storage room, access to Zen garden in the centre courtyard area.

In the bedroom a deluxe Queen bed with pillow top mattress makes for great sleeps and naps.

A well-equipped galley-style kitchen and breakfast bar with quartz countertop is convenient for cooking and eating.

The bathroom has a deep soaker tub with combo shower and is en-suite.

A stacking washer/dryer plus ironing board, iron for keeping you clean and well-pressed.

Outside the city “vibe” is all around you, with great dining in Chinatown, a fantastic breakfast restaurant, Jam, just across the street, a highly-rated French restaurant Le Brasserie Ecole just next door, numerous coffee shops and tea rooms all close by.

Public transport to BC Ferry terminal, YYJ, Butchart Gardens and many regional areas is easily accessed just 2 blocks away.

Bike rentals, kayak rentals just 2 blocks.

Great shopping at Capital Iron and many bargains at Value Village just 2 blocks.

Harbour Ferry stop with sailings to Inner Harbour and the Gorge Waterway is just 3-4 blocks away.

4 blocks to Swans Pub and the Canoe Brew Pub.

Easy access to Galloping Goose and West Song Walkway for walking, cycling and other activities.

All in all, a great location with a great “Vibe”

More Details

Property Manager
Melissa Frank and Rod Carroll at City Life Suites Victoria
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017

About Melissa Frank and Rod Carroll at City Life Suites Victoria

We have traveled extensively and have come to understand the many diverse needs of travelers who wish to stay in Vacation Rentals.

If you need to know anything about Victoria and area, about any of our vacation rental properties (all of which are in downtown Victoria) please don't hesitate to contact us.

We have tried our very best to ensure that's what you'll find when you stay in our comfortable and convenient City Vibe Suite in downtown Victoria.

Rod and Melissa, our wonderful vacation rental agents at City Life Suites, Victoria, will be glad to assist you with your reservation and will be glad to answer any questions you may have.

Melissa Frank and Rod Carroll at City Life Suites Victoria purchased this condo in 2012

Why Melissa Frank and Rod Carroll at City Life Suites Victoria chose Downtown

There is an 'energy' in this small pocket of downtown Victoria, BC that can't be found anywhere else. A 'vibrancy' and an international flavor that stimulates one's senses.

The City Vibe Suite is located in the middle of the Victoria Design District, Chinatown, The Victoria Public Market and the Government Street tourist strip.

There's lots of places to shop for interesting food items, souvenirs, imports, local arts and crafts and regular, everyday supplies.

You can walk to almost anywhere in downtown Victoria from here and then return to your comfortable, well equipped suite, relax in front of the large screen smart TV and ease away the rest of the day.

What makes this condo unique

The enclosed Zen Garden in the central courtyard is pretty sweet for sitting and relaxing while you listen to the sounds of the city outside the walls.

The proximity to Chinatown shopping and dining is a definite asset.

The amazingly efficient layout of the suite makes it a wonderfully comfortable and convenient place in which to stay if you're a couple wanting an affordable, spotlessly clean and well-equipped vacation rental in which to stay while you're in Victoria, BC.

Amenities

Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • En-suite with shower/soaker tub combination, sink, toilet towels, face cloths, bathmat, hair dryer and basic starter supply of cleaners, bathroom tissue included in rate
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed with pillow top matress
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The inner courtyard Zen Garden is available for use by guests of the City Vibe Suite. It is a non-smoking area, no parties or loud events permitted.

Reviews

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(5 traveler reviews)

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Historic Area, Close to Chinatown. Free Parking, Wi-Fi, Smart TV, Netflix,
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Beautiful apartment. Thoughtful touches.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best experience as a customer I have ever had

  • 5 of 5

I think that it will be very hard to beat the level of quality that Melissa and Rod offer when doing business with you. From the moment you book, their communication are prompt, clear, very helpful. The apartment I stayed in was very beautiful and nicely located downtown Victoria. Very clean, with everything I could need and more. The building had a high level of safety, and a covered parking. Melissa even had the most delicate thought to bring a bit of food because she knew that I had been travelling for a long time, and it was the end of the day. Melissa and Rod are extremely professional, think of everything before you ask for it, and if you ask for something, they will help you the best they can. It is as if you are dealing with friends. I would do business with them again my eyes closed, and I highly recommend them.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Samia Melissa and I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to write such nice things about the Vibe Suite and our business. It is great people like you that help other travelers make vacation decisions. City Life Suites strives to make stays as comfortable as possible. Thanks again and enjoy your new life in Victoria. Take Care Rod City Life Suites
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Victoria, British Columbia
5

Great space, great location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the City Vibe Suite for a full month and loved every day of it. The location was really prime and in a cute part of China Town. The suite itself was very clean, with really modern appliances and an absolutely ace cooking setup. I'd highly recommend staying here if you get the chance!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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City Vibe - Good vibrations!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the City Vibe Suite for two weeks in March. We found Melissa and Rod very pleasant to deal with and any complaints we had, which were very few, were dealt with immediately. They responded to us quickly and accommodated us when required.

We were located very centrally, with easy walking access to stores, restaurants, bars, a shopping mall, hairdressers, movie theatres, churches and just about any facility we required - it was just around the corner!

We would stay in their properties again should we visit Victoria. We knew we could count on Rod and Melissa for any questions/concerns and they would answer us very quickly, which was important to our stay as we were new to Victoria.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Carl & Rhea Melissa and I along with the owners of the City Vibe Suite would like to thank you for your kind words regarding their suite and City Life Suites. Positive feedback goes a long way in helping future guests make vacation decisions towards our suites. Thanks Again Look Forward To Seeing You In The Future Melissa & Rod
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West Vancouver, BC, Canada
5

A great place with great landlords!!

  • 5 of 5

I was recently in the City Vibe Suite for an extended rental period (due to my job). The place is great and very well set up (anything you need is there). I really liked living there and am moving to a slightly larger rental unit (due to another extended stay) supplied by Steve and Trish. Not only was my rental great, but my landlords were even better.. Steve and Trish go above and beyond as far as taking care of their clients. They are wonderful people and they really take care of clients based on what I have seen personally. I am really glad that I chose to stay in Victoria and rent through Steve and Trish. A very positive experience indeed!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
YYJ Victoria International
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Canoe Brew Pub
Nearest Ferry
0.75 Miles
Victoria Clipper/MV Coho
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Cedar Hill Public Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Jam
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Dallas Road Beach
Car: not necessary

Close to the oldest Chinatown in Canada (2nd oldest in N. America after San Francisco), you can see the Gates of Harmonious Interest, the entrance to Chinatown from the front window.

Many great eating establishments in Chinatown as well as fascinating shopping and historic buildings, secret alleys, fruit and vegetable vendors too.

One block further is Victoria's historic Old Town Area, the trendy Design District and the Victoria Public Market.

Just 3 blocks walk to the center of tourism activities along Government Street and about 10 minutes by foot to Victoria's Inner Harbour, the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Harbour Air and Kenmore Air float plane services.

2 blocks to the beautiful McPherson Theatre and Playhouse, Le Brasserie Ecole French Cuisine is next door, Jam Restaurant across the street is a Victoria favourite, Cascadia Bakery is 1/2 block away.

Victoria City Hall and the headquarters of the CRD Capital Regional District are just 1-2 blocks away a Royal Bank of Canada just 2 blocks, many shopping and sightseeing opportunities all within very close proximity.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $391.76
Tax Rate 16.0%

Cancellation Policy
Our reservation and cancellation policies must be more restrictive than a large hotel since a cancellation is very disappointing to both the guests and to us as, in most instances, we will have turned away other guests who would have reserved the apartment for your dates.
Our cancellation policy states that, "should you fail to use your confirmed reservation, we reserve the right to retain all funds received as liquidated damages until the unit is re-rented at the same rate for the same time period. If the latter occurs we will retain a $100 CAD administrative fee."
We recommend you consider trip cancellation insurance to protect your vacation.
We are required to charge taxes on all reservations. If your stay however is one month plus one night (or more) taxes are exempt.
We accept Visa or Master Card, or if you have a Canadian bank account, we will gladly accept payment via e-transfer.
Rates are subject to change up to time your reservation is confirmed by your deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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