10 Best Short-Term Rentals In Victoria, Canada - Updated 2023

Tina S.
Tina S. 

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 Oasis
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
127 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent bathroom and heated floors
beautiful clean and comfortable place to stay
the condo itself was extremely clean and well stocked
i was very impressed how clean the place looked
such a clean and comfy place - truly enjoyed staying here
very kind host clean and cozy room
emily and carson were great hosts who were very responsive
emily and carson are kind and were very quick to respond to any questions i had
the host were very friendly and easy to communicate with
emily and carson were very helpful
emily & carson we’re super responsive and accommodating
the location is amazing
location was great and walking distance from everything
cute place in an amazing location
great location nice neighborhood everything we needed was in walking distance
close to lots of great restaurant options and shopping
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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 Cottage
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
79 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable furnishings and nice personal touches like fresh cream and coffee
we loved watching the sunrise from the living space and the well-stocked kitchen
the bed is extremely comfortable and the space is quiet
such a beautiful comfortable place in a quiet serene setting
very comfortable and so quiet and private
the place was clean and cozy
very clean and beautifully curated
stylish clean and private
the place is clean bright and comfortable
the place is very clean and tidy which was very important for us when traveling during covid
all the suggestions made by the hosts were excellent
our hosts were very responsive to any needs or questions we had
the hosts are friendly and very considerate
koy and josh were great hosts
thanks for your kind hospitality
very central and walking distance to a delicious breakfast diner
location was perfect and just a 15 minute drive to downtown victoria
amazing location that’s close to downtown and other noteworthy places to visit like mount douglas
quite great location beautifully done
beautiful home in a gorgeous location
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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 Kayaking
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower is also great and they supply shampoo/soap hairdyer straightener q-tips dental floss etc
the entire place is very clean and organized
thang is a wonderful host and was quick to help us with any concerns or questions
10/10 will recommend again this host is amazing
pleasant and good communication from host
great location as well
location wise - it is in a quiet residential neighboorhood about 10 min from downtown victoria
the gorge is also very close by which is great for an evening walk
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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, Canada
237 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were very comfortable including the sofa bed
this is a beautiful apartment with nice amenities
the apartment has all the amenities you need and we enjoyed having the gym in the building too
it also had a super comfortable bed
the kitchen and bathroom are very well stocked and equipped
everything was very clean and comfortable
condo was clean and beautifully decorated
clean well stocked and exactly as pictured
the unit was extremely clean and comfortable
place was very clean and the bed was comfy
the host is very thoughtful
thank you to the hosts for a great smooth comfortable stay
good communication with hosts
lovely place great communication from host super convenient location
fantastic location within walking distance of everything
beautiful condo in a great location
fabulous central location - can walk or bike anywhere from there
location is great in the downtown core
well equipped great location
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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 Beach
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
53 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place beautiful decor comfortable furniture
greg and sandi’s place is beautiful and cozy just like what you see in the photos
very clean comfortable and well organized suite
it was spotlessly clean comfy bed amazing bathroom and so many thoughtful details
the suite is very clean with great design and a fabulous bathroom
it was sparkling clean with fine furnishings linens and towels
the place was spacious super clean and very well appointed with everything we needed for our stay
he was accommodating and helpful
the hosts thought of everything to make our stay memorable and comfortable
check-in was easy and the host greg was very helpful
greg is a fantastic host: very friendly responsive and generous
greg was incredibly responsive throughout the whole trip from beginning through to the end
neighbourhood in oak bay is gorgeous
location close to gonzales beach is amazing
the location was perfect lots of nearby places to visit
greg's place was roomy and artfully decorated in a great neighbourhood really close to gonzales bay
i love that it is close to a great beach for walks with a morning coffee
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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, Canada
530 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are many extra amenities like a fan and a hair dryer
great tv comfy bed breakfast goodies and chocolates
we loved our stay the kids had plenty of room and dinner on the patio was wonderful
their place was very comfortable and just as described
their place is stylish well stocked with amenities clean inside and out secure quiet and comfortable
the place was clean and comfortable
the space is very clean and quite large the bathroom is clean and the bed is very comfortable
it’s clean and private with outdoor space
the space was exactly as shown and kept clean and tidy
the place is super clean and has everything you need
hosts were very nice and helpful
cozy place with lovely hosts
bill and marg were very welcoming and friendly
great place and great hosts
they were so hospitable thank you
park close by and good location
great quiet location but close to everything
the location was great too- not far from butchart gardens and downtown
great location for visiting victoria and buchart gardens
the location was perfect to get to all the best attractions
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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 Home
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
96 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i was working remote 3/5 days - the wifi was strong enough for video calls without issue
appreciated the full kitchen
the suite was very comfortable and had everything we needed
it was very clean and cozy
the place was very clean and modern
well equipped clean and modern space
sparkling clean upon arrival and very accommodating
the place was clean and comfortable
ryan is a friendly and attentive host
ryan was an awesome host - helpful and friendly
pet friendly was great as we travel everywhere with our pup
a great host and a great place to stay in victoria
perfect little suite very welcoming hosts and great communicators
very close and easily accessible to downtown
amazing location and very pet-friendly
easy check in and convenient location
ryan’s place was the perfect location for me
the central location was perfect and it was incredibly quiet
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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 Retreat
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
32 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were very spacious with very comfortable beds & linens
our family of four adults spent three wonderful nights in this most comfortable and spacious ground level apartment
highly recommended very nice host good location very clean and well organized
our hosts were friendly and hospitable
the hosts were lovely and went out of their way to make us comfortable
corinne and doug were very gracious & helpful hosts
delightful hosts with prompt and clear communication
location was great for our purposes
20 minute walk to the beach and easy drive to downtown
it was a very short drive to downtown victoria and the bus was very easy as well
the 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
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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-Vic
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
63 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfortable and we had access to all amenities we needed
the apartment is wonderfully compact yet comfortable and patio table and chairs a bonus
our room has huge windows and a lovely view of the backyard
there were full blinds for privacy and the heater was easy to use
very comfortable quiet tucked away space for you to relax in a beautiful neighborhood
bed was clean and comfortable
monika's place was clean and well located
everything was clean and in good working order
lovely little suite everything was very clean and the bed was extremely comfy
washroom had clean towels and hypoallergenic soaps shampoo and conditioner and lotion
she is so kind and helpful
monika was a delightful host
monika was a wonderful host
she was helpful in every way
one of the most kind willing and best hosts ever definitely will recommend
great location by mount douglas
the location is close to a park with trails within easy walking distance
quiet location conveniently located to great hiking trails and the oceanside
location is good with the bus stops in front of the house
easy access as bus stops right at her place
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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/ Parking
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
87 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a fully equipped kitchen with many useful appliances
comfortable outdoor furniture tables for a romantic evening dinner while enjoying the sunset
the washer and dryer are fantastic and the bathrooms are well appointed
beautiful apartment well decorated with very nice touches like dimmable lighting
it is a great space for two couples to be comfortable and have some privacy
clean appartement an important thing for me
perfectly clean and comfortable
sparkling clean apt that is accurately described
the apartment was spotlessly clean
it is lovely clean inviting and stylish
dannick is so kind
great property and great host
one of the best hosts i have encountered
an owner who obviously cares about their guests stay
we walked everywhere and enjoyed all (most) of the recommendations made by our friendly host dan
dan's place is in a great location walking distance from everything
it was close to a market and walkable to restaurants and downtown attractions
the location is great and easily walkable
great place to stay this apartment is bright and spacious and in a great location
the building is clean safe quiet and very well located for walks in the downtown core area
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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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