Victoria, British Colombia, is known as the ‘City of Gardens’ and it prides itself on its nature. The city seems to have a collective interest in gardening and an appreciation of nature. Museums and old buildings line the streets too, giving the city and its houses a distinct rustic vibe. The listings provided here are pretty magical and magazine worthy, and are fairytale-like listings. Take your pick; whether you like timeless Tudor-style houses or something modern and chic, these Airbnb vacation rentals are meant for taking the time to stop and smell the flowers:
First on this list we have a sweet Airbnb suite with Victorian-style furniture. Inspired by the region’s full blooms, the suite is filled to the brim with delicate, flowery prints, giving life and elegance to the home. This vacation rental has got all the functionality and comfort of a luxury hotel suite but even more space at a great price. However, the bright pink bed sheets make it look as if it has a grandma’s warm and homely touch, so you don’t feel too far from home. The lime green of the bathroom, great lighting, and claw-foot tub make this a great place for a casual soak after a long day out and about. This Airbnb apartment is a 20-minute walk from all the cool stuff happening downtown. Heat up your meals and make some toast in this kitchen nook. May your cooking be as lovely and flavourful as this holiday house.
Victorian style romantic Get Away with King Bed
Address: Victoria, BC, Canada (see map)
Price: from 54 USD
Number of Guests: 2
This Airbnb apartment has skylights as abundant as in a greenhouse. Enjoy the refreshing, mood-lifting benefits of sunlight as you lounge around in your living room. The abundance of paintings, decor, and books found in this house reflect its neighbourhood of Fenwood, one of the older neighbourhoods in Victoria. The community has a mix of young and old residents and has a great assortment of galleries, theatres, bakeries, and pubs in the area. But if you do need to attend events downtown, this area is only a 20-minute walk away. A bedroom full of natural light will ensure that your body clock wakes up with the sun. From the balcony, lots of greenery and clear skies await you. Do some morning stretches here and you’re sure to feel all pumped up for the day. This spacious bathroom is great for couples who like to brush their teeth together or just someone who likes a lot of open private space for getting ready in the morning or at night.
Charming 1 Bd well situated
Address: Victoria, BC, Canada (see map)
Price: from 69 USD
Number of Guests: 3
This is the perfect location! This sky blue and turquoise Airbnb vacation rental sits on the edge of a wide sea. Its patio offers a grand view of the water, framed by creeping leaves and colourful flowers. The sight is sure to calm any restless soul from the city. Have a relaxing sleep here after a long day out downtown, which is only 15 minutes away. Enjoy a night of cable TV and internet surfing if you need it. The bathroom and shower come with many great add-ons, starter-sized shampoos, conditioners, and body wash, fresh towels and linens, and even air fresheners.
Breathtaking Oceanside Beach Suite in Cordova BayVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe table and chairs on the patio was a wonderful place to have coffee in the morningsthe views from the room and sunrise from the deck are amazing like describedcozy place with good amenitiesgreat sunrise from lower level bedroom which is filled by bed without a lot of indoor spacethe suites had a beautiful view and had all the cozy feelson the water clean nice and quietvery clean updated comfortable bed nice showerthe bed was cozy and the place was clean and comfortablethe room was clean and had the necessities needed for the stayi really recommand that place very clean it is next to the beach and very quiet
Host:fiona and justin were great hostsfiona was such a great host and wonderful communicatorfiona was a friendly and helpful hostgreat place and great hosts lovely little place on the waterfrontfiona was a super friendly host and provided everything i needed and more for my weekend getawayRead more reviewsgreat location close to victoriaeasy location to relaxreally amazing and rare beach front locationconveniently located close to downtown but far enough away to relax after long days in the citythis is an amazing place right in the beach and walking distance to a great restaurant and market
This custom-built house near Macaulay Point oceanfront park is a compact and clean accommodation, built using locally sourced items. Much of the craftsman-built house is constructed from local fir, a type of evergreen tree. The loft bed’s window looks out to the ocean. Open up the windows to let the sea breeze roll in, and listen to the ships dock and ferries horns. The Murphy bed downstairs can be lifted up with one hand for extra floor space. A functional bathroom space with custom tiles to give it that edge of luxury makes for a great place to wash after a long day. You’ll be glad to know that everyone will be able to enjoy these nature-inspired inner structures and wallpapers; the Airbnb home is pet-friendly, child-friendly, and wheelchair accessible.
Macaulay Point Guest HouseEsquimalt, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthey have great amenities and a beautiful loft bedthe beds were extremely comfortablean extra beautiful bathroomit had everything we needed for a comfortable stayits a very comfortable and clean guest house with it's own entrance and complete privacyplace was very clean and quietmodern clean and beautifully laid out spaceimmaculately clean fully stocked with everything you would needgreat space very clean speedy interactions with andrew and nancywe appreciated both the cleanliness and the privacy
Host:very attentive host who carelovely place hosts greathosts were very friendly and quick to message backi highly recommend this home and hosthosts were very accommodating and special requests were dealt with immediatelyRead more reviewsgreat location and very quietlove the proximity to mcauley point parkadorable spot quick walk to a very cool park and good proximity to downtowncute little space close to the oceangreat spot close to the water
This beauty of a holiday house lets you live in nature while in the comfort of the indoors with its wide, sprawling windows that let in the surrounding scenery. The sunroom, a highlight of this house, is exquisite with its wooden frames, and homely with its simple, soft couches. The master bedroom also lets in a lot of natural light, giving it a very crisp and refreshing feel. After a day in the city centre, take a shower in this stylish, nicely tiled bathroom. The real magic starts when nighttime falls; the stained-glass lamps cast an ethereal red glow on the sunroom as the sun goes down. This spacious, bright house creates a romantic, otherworldly atmosphere that is great for couples travelling together.
Bright House with Spacious Sunroom
Address: Victoria, BC, Canada (see map)
Price: from 106 USD
Number of Guests: 4
From the outside, this vacation rental might not have a particularly striking structure but it is actually quite a gem. When you step inside the living space, you quickly realise how much thought, care, and luxury has been put into this Airbnb holiday property. The richness of red walls and prints complement wooden furniture very nicely. The delicate white flowers are contrasted against the opulent tones of rich brown and strawberry red. This pistachio green bedroom with luxury bedding and furniture is so elegant and it could even beat some presidential suites. The plants are a refreshing addition to the room, bringing the garden of the city into your room. The marbled tiles, clean designs, and clear glass make for the perfect bathroom experience. A shower or soak in here is sure to make you feel extra pampered. On days when you don’t feel like going out into the city, and just want to enjoy the fun of your backyard, there are loads of options. The house comes with a huge trampoline, a zipline, and a ping-pong table.
Monthly Two level Exquisite Georgian MansionVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsbed is amazingly comfortablespacious surroundings were an asset and quiet setting was comfortableits comfortable and elegant charming and functionalbeautiful period features with great master bedroom and high end hotel bathroomlovely clean roomsthe house was very clean and spaciousthe house was very clean and well equippedthe suite is clean and has everything you needthe place is spacious clean and very comfortable
Host:kevin is a very good hostkevin is a great host and offered help immediatelykevin was a great host providing us with great servicekevin is a very attentive and gracious hostkevin was very helpful and the home was exactly as describedRead more reviewsgreat location in cook villagegreat location especially being so close to the cook st playgroundreally a fantastic location to staylocation was close to the water trails and downtown victoria great walking distance to allvery comfortable and great location
This Tudor cottage is surrounded by a variety of plants and flowers and has a quaint little pond. It’s like an illustration in a colouring book, and it is so charming, eclectic, and homely. It comes with a variety of useful kitchen and household appliances to make you feel right at home. The stained glass and paintings tie in with the Tudor theme. Comfortable beds and a mishmash of decor ensure restful nights that don’t feel too far away from home. Two bathrooms are available and attached to the bedrooms of this house. This place might be historic and surrounded by heritage gardens and houses, but disconnected it is not; it is close to the bus stop, which is minutes away by bus from downtown Victoria.
Tudor CottageVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsshould at least put electric fan for ventilation in case the weather turns really warmthe accommodations are great plenty of room and very comfortable beds outstanding wifi and cable tvthe unit is quaint and comfortable very accurate to its descriptionthis is a spacious apartment in a pleasant suburb with enough local amenities for those on the movelovely apartment with all the amenitiesvery clean and well designedvery clean and charming unita clean comfortable bright suiteit was clean cozy and peacefulit is spotlessly clean bright and airy
Host:hosts were pleasant and welcomingthe hosts were very welcoming and friendlygreat hosts very warm and welcomingone delightful feature of the apartment are the works of art that are specially chosen by the hostbeautiful spot and garden with lovely hostsRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat location in a beautiful safe neighbourhoodvery comfortable and close to townthe location of their home is ideal within walking distance to downtown and grocery storesthe location couldn’t be better
A modern and sleek Airbnb vacation rental hidden among the trees, this listing is really in tune with nature. Granite and wood details lend it a calm and organic feeling. Indeed, the award-winning home is full of innovation and eco-friendly measures. Constructed using Concrete Insulated Panels, it is a low-maintenance and highly durable home with excellent insulation. Glossy tabletops and furniture give the home a modern edge. Both the guest and master bedroom have a variety of in-room entertainment options, like books and a flat-screen television. The master bedroom opens up to a picturesque view of the forest.
Architectural Award Winning HomeNorth Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewswe stayed for a week and the space was very comfortable2nd time round; and was as great and comfortable place to chillthe place was very clean and tidy and also stylishthe suite was clean quite and exactly what i was looking forwe were very impressed with how clean and well-equipped the unit wasthe space is beautiful spacious and clean
Host:annie was an amazing host who was incredibly quick with thoughtful responsesannie was a great host; very quick to communicate friendly and helpfulhost was a pleasure to deal withreally friendly and helpful hostsvery accommodating and easy going hostRead more reviewspeaceful location convenient to the the airportthe neighbourhood is peacefulit is a wonderful neighborhood for running or walkingeverything you need for a great stay in a super quiet neighbourhoodsuch a beautiful place i will definitely stay again
This vacation rental is an unconventional listing shrouded in red leaves, hiding many fun and exciting amenities. It’s a unique, sprawling place situated in the prestigious Rockland area, and it’s really close to the Lieutenant Governor’s house (Government House) and Craigdarroch Castle. From the sheer size of the living room, you can see how this place is a great option for large groups looking for a beautiful vacation together. The compound has a total of 5 bedrooms, 7 beds, and 3.5 bathrooms. These are two of the en suite bathrooms. The second bathroom pictured features a Japanese bath, something you don’t see very regularly in this part of the world. It would be a pity to have such a large compound, a huge pool and deck, and lovely nature all around and not be able to share it. Fortunately, this place is suitable for events! Can you imagine an anniversary party or a birthday bash in this setting? That’s one party you wouldn’t want to miss.
TRULY UNIQUE CITY MANSION WITH POOLVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
This second listing is a cute and compact Airbnb carriage home. There is just something so endearing about the well-thought-out and minimalist design. This simplicity makes it right at home with the simple beauty of nature. From this listing, Banfield Park is immediately accessible, which leads you to the scenic multi-use Galloping Goose Trail. A ladder leads up to a comfy loft bed. Waking up to the rain in this little corner would be incredibly soothing and romantic. But take care and take your time; remember to go up and down facing the ladder! A bathroom occupies a little corner of the house, with a stand-up shower for a quick wash. There’s even a cute lounging area for you to read the papers or enjoy a cocktail. A picture of the calm sea evokes a sense of serenity. The wooden touches with the furniture also match the house’s natural surroundings. If you need to hunker down for some work or want to play a computer game, there’s even a little work space available next to a kitchenette, which is ideal for simple meals. With the lush park just outside your vacation rental, an eye break is never far away.
Cutest Little Carriage House ever!
Victoria, BC: a natural beauty
The region is a sight for sore eyes and any city dweller too accustomed to the dull grey of business district buildings will find this an exciting and breathtaking destination. So book your holiday to Victoria, BC, now and stay in one of the many hospitable Airbnb vacation rentals that tie in seamlessly with their surroundings.
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