Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city, is named after Britain’s Queen Victoria. This lovely city is suitably named for it represents a bit of England on an island as big as Great Britain. It boasts the mildest weather in Canada, with jaw-dropping mountain views and ocean scenery. Moreover, it is a perfect place to go swimming, hiking, biking, kayaking, golfing, and gardening. You can explore this walkable city filled with heritage buildings, gardens, and parks such as Gowlland Tod Provincial Park. Enjoy the dining and drinking options, from farm-to-table food to artisan beer. It has vibrant arts and culture scenes in its museums, galleries, musical performances, and festivals such as the Indigenous Cultural Festival. Counted among the world’s most livable cities, Victoria also offers a variety of lodgings, even for those staying for a while. Check out these best short-term rentals in Victoria, Canada, for a cozy few days’ stay.
1. Homey condo unit
This non-smoking condominium unit is a stylish space with its all-white interiors. It’s decorated with plant accents and light-colored wood furnishings.
Guests can have a pleasant meal in the eat-in kitchen and take naps on the sofa bed in the living room. There’s a furnished balcony where they enjoy views of the cityscape. The bedroom offers a cozy queen bed, a desk for remote work, and an ensuite bathroom with a relaxing soaking tub.
This rental requires at least a two-night stay and offers weekly discounts. On some dates, the daily rate is cheaper than the average nightly rate.
Old Town OasisVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:excellent bathroom and heated floors
Cleanliness:beautiful clean and comfortable place to staythe condo itself was extremely clean and well stockedi was very impressed how clean the place lookedsuch a clean and comfy place - truly enjoyed staying herevery kind host clean and cozy room
Host:emily and carson were great hosts who were very responsiveemily and carson are kind and were very quick to respond to any questions i hadthe host were very friendly and easy to communicate withemily and carson were very helpfulemily & carson we’re super responsive and accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:the location is amazinglocation was great and walking distance from everythingcute place in an amazing locationgreat location nice neighborhood everything we needed was in walking distanceclose to lots of great restaurant options and shopping
2. Sunrise Oaks (from USD 167)
This luxurious modern guest house is a separate structure on the owner’s property. It has a minimalist theme with all-white interiors and wooden accents. The simple, fully equipped kitchen offers organic teas and coffee you can enjoy sipping on the kitchen island counter. The main bedroom has a loft, a second sleeping area accessed by climbing a ladder, and is brightly lit by skylight windows. It also features a covered porch with a seating area where you can stay and admire the garden and mountain views.
Stay in this lovely home for at least seven nights to get huge rebates on the rent. Note that a minimum of two nights is required on this unit.
Sunrise Oaks: Private Luxury CottageVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:very comfortable furnishings and nice personal touches like fresh cream and coffeewe loved watching the sunrise from the living space and the well-stocked kitchenthe bed is extremely comfortable and the space is quietsuch a beautiful comfortable place in a quiet serene settingvery comfortable and so quiet and private
Cleanliness:the place was clean and cozyvery clean and beautifully curatedstylish clean and privatethe place is clean bright and comfortablethe place is very clean and tidy which was very important for us when traveling during covid
Host:all the suggestions made by the hosts were excellentour hosts were very responsive to any needs or questions we hadthe hosts are friendly and very consideratekoy and josh were great hoststhanks for your kind hospitalityRead more reviews
Location:very central and walking distance to a delicious breakfast dinerlocation was perfect and just a 15 minute drive to downtown victoriaamazing location that’s close to downtown and other noteworthy places to visit like mount douglasquite great location beautifully donebeautiful home in a gorgeous location
3. Gorgeous basement suite near the Gorge (from USD 144)
This impeccably clean and gorgeous walk-out basement is on the ground floor of the owner’s home. It’s near the Gorge Waterway, offering opportunities for kayaking and canoeing. Downtown Victoria and the casino are a short drive away.
This two-bedroom basement suite is equipped for long- and short-term stays. It features cooking and dining facilities and a lounge where guests can watch Netflix, Disney Plus, and DAZN on a wide-screen TV. A minimum of two-night stays are required on this rental, and the owners give discounts for stays of seven days or more.
Modern & bright 2 BR steps away from KayakingVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the shower is also great and they supply shampoo/soap hairdyer straightener q-tips dental floss etc
Cleanliness:the entire place is very clean and organized
Host:thang is a wonderful host and was quick to help us with any concerns or questions10/10 will recommend again this host is amazingpleasant and good communication from hostRead more reviews
Location:great location as welllocation wise - it is in a quiet residential neighboorhood about 10 min from downtown victoriathe gorge is also very close by which is great for an evening walk
4. Cozy downtown condominium (from USD 100)
This well-appointed condominium unit offers self-catering facilities, ideal for long- and short-term stays. It has a spacious, open living area where guests can freely admire the artwork on the walls surrounding the kitchen and dining areas or enjoy panoramic city views from the living room. The paintings are up for sale if guests are interested.
Guests renting this unit are entitled to use the on-site gym and one-car parking slot. They are offered weekly discounts on rent on certain dates. On some days, the rent is lower than the average nightly rate.
Downtown Urban Oasis With Parking!Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:beds were very comfortable including the sofa bedthis is a beautiful apartment with nice amenitiesthe apartment has all the amenities you need and we enjoyed having the gym in the building tooit also had a super comfortable bedthe kitchen and bathroom are very well stocked and equipped
Cleanliness:everything was very clean and comfortablecondo was clean and beautifully decoratedclean well stocked and exactly as picturedthe unit was extremely clean and comfortableplace was very clean and the bed was comfy
Host:the host is very thoughtfulthank you to the hosts for a great smooth comfortable staygood communication with hostslovely place great communication from host super convenient locationRead more reviews
Location:fantastic location within walking distance of everythingbeautiful condo in a great locationfabulous central location - can walk or bike anywhere from therelocation is great in the downtown corewell equipped great location
5. 500 Birds (from USD 116)
The rental is the secluded guest wing of the owner’s home in Gonzales Beach. Couples will enjoy the glamorous 1930s vibe of this fully restored home, with a lovely garden and eclectic décor.
It features a sitting room with a loveseat for watching TV and a tiny kitchenette for making coffee and simple meals. The bedroom offers a thick organic bed for restful sleep and a private bathroom featuring an old-fashioned shower, a tub, and a make-up parlor.
The owner, his dog, and another guest also reside on the property. The living room is off-limits to guests. Moreover, you must book the rental for more than seven days for weekly discounts.
500 Birds - Art Deco at Gonzales BeachVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great place beautiful decor comfortable furnituregreg and sandi’s place is beautiful and cozy just like what you see in the photos
Cleanliness:very clean comfortable and well organized suiteit was spotlessly clean comfy bed amazing bathroom and so many thoughtful detailsthe suite is very clean with great design and a fabulous bathroomit was sparkling clean with fine furnishings linens and towelsthe place was spacious super clean and very well appointed with everything we needed for our stay
Host:he was accommodating and helpfulthe hosts thought of everything to make our stay memorable and comfortablecheck-in was easy and the host greg was very helpfulgreg is a fantastic host: very friendly responsive and generousgreg was incredibly responsive throughout the whole trip from beginning through to the endRead more reviews
Location:neighbourhood in oak bay is gorgeouslocation close to gonzales beach is amazingthe location was perfect lots of nearby places to visitgreg's place was roomy and artfully decorated in a great neighbourhood really close to gonzales bayi love that it is close to a great beach for walks with a morning coffee
6. The Nutcracker Suite
Guests have total privacy on the entire first floor of this traditional west coast cedar home. It’s at a dead-end of a quiet neighborhood in the Saanich area.
This cozy guest suite is spacious for four guests, featuring a wide-open living space where they can watch TV or enjoy a meal on the kitchen bar counter. They have access to a furnished patio, surrounded by a lush garden, where they can sit and sip their coffee.
The owners live on the upper floor and require a two-night minimum stay. They also give generous discounts for a minimum stay of seven nights.
"The Nutcracker Suite"Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:there are many extra amenities like a fan and a hair dryergreat tv comfy bed breakfast goodies and chocolateswe loved our stay the kids had plenty of room and dinner on the patio was wonderfultheir place was very comfortable and just as describedtheir place is stylish well stocked with amenities clean inside and out secure quiet and comfortable
Cleanliness:the place was clean and comfortablethe space is very clean and quite large the bathroom is clean and the bed is very comfortableit’s clean and private with outdoor spacethe space was exactly as shown and kept clean and tidythe place is super clean and has everything you need
Host:hosts were very nice and helpfulcozy place with lovely hostsbill and marg were very welcoming and friendlygreat place and great hoststhey were so hospitable thank youRead more reviews
Location:park close by and good locationgreat quiet location but close to everythingthe location was great too- not far from butchart gardens and downtowngreat location for visiting victoria and buchart gardensthe location was perfect to get to all the best attractions
7. Private suite with a patio
This modern private suite is on the lower floor of the owner’s house. It’s a cozy, compact space featuring a fully equipped galley kitchen, a dinette, and a couch in the open living area. It also features a private patio where they can sit on Adirondack chairs around a fire pit and have space for their pets to roam around.
The owners live on the floor above the unit. They require guests to stay for at least two nights and give huge discounts if guests stay for at least seven nights. Moreover, the rental is within walking distance of Victoria’s downtown attractions.
Private Suite in a traditional Victoria HomeVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:i was working remote 3/5 days - the wifi was strong enough for video calls without issueappreciated the full kitchenthe suite was very comfortable and had everything we needed
Cleanliness:it was very clean and cozythe place was very clean and modernwell equipped clean and modern spacesparkling clean upon arrival and very accommodatingthe place was clean and comfortable
Host:ryan is a friendly and attentive hostryan was an awesome host - helpful and friendlypet friendly was great as we travel everywhere with our pupa great host and a great place to stay in victoriaperfect little suite very welcoming hosts and great communicatorsRead more reviews
Location:very close and easily accessible to downtownamazing location and very pet-friendlyeasy check in and convenient locationryan’s place was the perfect location for methe central location was perfect and it was incredibly quiet
8. Westcoast Suite Retreat
This above-ground two-bedroom basement suite offers a cozy space decorated with old and modern furnishings and colorful home accents. This rental requires at least a five-night stay to enjoy its comforts. Plus, it offers weekly discounts.
It features an open concept shared by a cozy lounge with a TV, an open kitchen, and a tiny dining nook. Outside the unit is a shaded, furnished patio where you can have a private barbecue.
Westcoast Suite RetreatVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the rooms were very spacious with very comfortable beds & linensour family of four adults spent three wonderful nights in this most comfortable and spacious ground level apartment
Cleanliness:highly recommended very nice host good location very clean and well organized
Host:our hosts were friendly and hospitablethe hosts were lovely and went out of their way to make us comfortablecorinne and doug were very gracious & helpful hostsdelightful hosts with prompt and clear communicationRead more reviews
Location:location was great for our purposes20 minute walk to the beach and easy drive to downtownit was a very short drive to downtown victoria and the bus was very easy as wellthe suite is in a lovely quiet neighbourhood perfectly located for walks or day trips- walkable for those who like a longer walk - about 6 minutes by car
9. Quaint guest suite near a park
The guest suite is in the owner’s home near Mount Douglas Park and downtown Victoria. It is a simple abode, designed with big-picture windows, so you have garden views while relaxing in the living room or while cooking and eating in the kitchen. The private entrance has a small seating area, with bistro chairs so you can sit and have coffee while admiring the greenery.
This guest suite requires a three-night minimum stay. For a seven-day reservation, guests can get generous rebates.
Bright Suite close to Mount Doug Park and U-VicVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the bed was super comfortable and we had access to all amenities we neededthe apartment is wonderfully compact yet comfortable and patio table and chairs a bonusour room has huge windows and a lovely view of the backyardthere were full blinds for privacy and the heater was easy to usevery comfortable quiet tucked away space for you to relax in a beautiful neighborhood
Cleanliness:bed was clean and comfortablemonika's place was clean and well locatedeverything was clean and in good working orderlovely little suite everything was very clean and the bed was extremely comfywashroom had clean towels and hypoallergenic soaps shampoo and conditioner and lotion
Host:she is so kind and helpfulmonika was a delightful hostmonika was a wonderful hostshe was helpful in every wayone of the most kind willing and best hosts ever definitely will recommendRead more reviews
Location:great location by mount douglasthe location is close to a park with trails within easy walking distancequiet location conveniently located to great hiking trails and the oceansidelocation is good with the bus stops in front of the houseeasy access as bus stops right at her place
10. Lovely penthouse loft
This lovely two-bedroom unit is on the top floor of a renovated historical building. Its original 1912 structure is kept intact and refreshed with a white and black color scheme and chic, modern furniture. It features an open living area where you can binge-watch Netflix in a cozy living room with a fireplace. Dine in style on an all-glass dining set and cook gourmet meals in the open kitchen. The unit is split into two floors and has access to a furnished rooftop patio, where guests have splendid views of the mountains and city.
All levels in this building are accessible via elevator. The rental also offers discounts during your stay. Just make sure to ask the host about it for further details.
Marvellous Penthouse Loft · 2 Bedroom w/ ParkingVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:there is a fully equipped kitchen with many useful appliancescomfortable outdoor furniture tables for a romantic evening dinner while enjoying the sunsetthe washer and dryer are fantastic and the bathrooms are well appointedbeautiful apartment well decorated with very nice touches like dimmable lightingit is a great space for two couples to be comfortable and have some privacy
Cleanliness:clean appartement an important thing for meperfectly clean and comfortablesparkling clean apt that is accurately describedthe apartment was spotlessly cleanit is lovely clean inviting and stylish
Host:dannick is so kindgreat property and great hostone of the best hosts i have encounteredan owner who obviously cares about their guests staywe walked everywhere and enjoyed all (most) of the recommendations made by our friendly host danRead more reviews
Location:dan's place is in a great location walking distance from everythingit was close to a market and walkable to restaurants and downtown attractionsthe location is great and easily walkablegreat place to stay this apartment is bright and spacious and in a great locationthe building is clean safe quiet and very well located for walks in the downtown core area
Cozy and quaint rentals with big discounts
Victoria never fails to amaze guests with its wide selection of hospitable accommodations that range from simple guest suites to fashionable condominiums and housing units. Enjoy huge discounts if you book these rentals for no less than seven nights. Not only do you enjoy comfortable stays, but it also helps cut your rental costs. These best short-term rentals will make your visit to Victoria, Canada, a memorable experience.
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