About This Listing
In one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in Victoria, within blocks of all amenities, the ocean and downtown! Charming suite with private entrance, soaker tub, and very comfortable queen bed. Great place to retreat in the heart of the village!
Charming, private room and en suite bathroom with private entrance. Located in the heart of popular Cook Street Village, amidst shops, pubs, restaurants and great coffee shops. 5 minute walk to the ocean, 10 - 25 minute WALK to downtown depending on where you're headed, and directly across the street from Beacon Hill park. This space has it all ~ brilliant location and charming amenities!
The room is located on the second floor with a private entrance off of the deck. The suite overlooks the park and has a large en suite with oversize tub (the shower is handheld off the tub). There is plenty of closet space and the room comes equipped with coffee, tea, a toaster & light snacks. There is no kitchen access for short stays, but arrangements can be made for week or month long stays by request.
In addition to the private room for accommodation, a retreat studio is located on site in the garden! You may use the studio for meditation, yoga, dance, piano or writing, with advance notice, at no extra charge. I am also a Life, Business & Consciousness Coach and occasionally offer workshops in this space. As a gift, you're welcome to book a complimentary session with me upon booking.
If you are a Coach or Workshop Facilitator, this space is ideal to bring your work to Victoria and stay on site. The studio is approximately 400 square feet with kitchenette and washroom facilities. Please contact me with regards to booking the studio for workshops.
I live on the main floor of the home with my partner, Brice, and two dogs, Jonah & Grace. The dogs do not have access to your suite, but you may see them in the yard!
I love this city and know many of the hidden gem hikes, restaurants & secret beaches; i'm happy to visit and share info with you!
meditation studio / yoga space
Interaction with Guests
With separate access, guests can keep it private or engage with us, it's up to them :)
This neighbourhood made the top 10 in Canada! Local shops, great parks, steps to the ocean and to downtown; the best place to stay in Victoria!
The #3 bus is across the street and goes right downtown.
The #7 bus to the University is also across the street, or 4 blocks away, depending on arrival/departure times.
Downtown is walking distance, though may be advisable to take a taxi if carrying luggage. The taxi should be no more than $8 from downtown.
Please be respectful of the space! No partying or smoking on site. Street parking is available. Please close that gate when entering and leaving the property. This suite is suitable for two people. Contact me for larger groups as I may be able to accommodate extra people in the garden studio.
A $100 security deposit is required.
We really enjoyed our stay at Tamara's. It's only a short stroll from shops, cafes and restaurants which was important to us. And being able to walk through the park over the road to the harbour and the city centre really added to the experience and enabled us to leave the car parked up while we were there.
Tamara was helpful in every respect and made us feel very comfortable during our stay. The bed is most comfortable and just what we needed after a couple of busy days on Vancouver Island.
A very pleasant environment, both the rooms and the surrounding area. A short bus ride to downtown. Tamara regularly checked if there was anything I needed and was very helpful
We had a nice stay in the bnb! It was very comfortable and welcoming. Very kind hosts!
After a long day of travel and meetings, all I wanted was to kick my feet up. Boy was I glad that I booked here, rather than a hotel.
Great bed, great tub, and very laid back atmosphere. I was too tired to seek out conversation (sorry Tamara), but I did speak with the man of the house the following morning, who was very friendly.
Thank you very much for the stay, I wouldn't change a thing!
Tamara's place is great. I was in town from Seattle. I took the clipper up and was able to walk from the harbor through beautiful Beacon Hill Park with my pack in about 15 minutes. I arrived early and Tamra had allowed me to leave my bags in the studio for the afternoon. Cook St., Village is such a great little area and I felt immediately at home . I am captivated by the neighborhood. The apartment itself is lovely and lives up to all of the photos I highly recommend staying here as a single or a couple.
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About the Host, Tamara
I am a 30 something and love learning about people and the world. I am quiet, tidy and respectful and appreciate the same in an airbnb host & guests. I love getting to know people on my travels, and am happy to socialize if there's space and time for that. I LOVE good coffee, micro brew beer, fine breads and cheeses, and animals of most any variety.
At home in Victoria, BC, Canada, i own a business in addition to my professional career and enjoy hiking, music, reading, horses, yoga, and writing. I currently share my life with two lovely dogs and a great group of friends.
This petting zoo is an attraction for the child in all of us! Baby goats (run in the morning) and pigs to visit with, peacocks wandering about...its a retreat in the heart of the city! 5 minute walk.Circle Drive Victoria BC V8V
The view of the Olympic Mountains is spectacular up here. There are also ancestral stone circles on the grassy slopes that provide a lovely place to read, journal or meditate.Beacon Hill Loop Victoria BC V8V
On Saturday mornings throughout the summer, the Moss Street Market is a neighborhood delight! Local food, art, entertainment, massage reflexology booths. A 10min stroll away, Saturdays from 9am-2pm.Fairfield Rd Victoria BC V8S 5J1
Whether you go for a meal, a beverage, appy hour (2 for 1 appys from 3-5pm daily!) or just a peek, this restaurant has a spectacular panoramic view of the city, the inner harbour and the mountains!Burdett Avenue Victoria BC V8W 1B2
This is an interesting sight to visit as it is the house of the Governor General. The gardens are immaculate and this overlooks Fairfield and the Olympic Mountains. A great place to visit, and free!Rockland Avenue Victoria BC V8S 1V9
It really is a castle, and an interesting place to explore! Even if you dont pay the fee and go in, seeing it from the grounds is worth the time! This would be a good walking tour with Govt House.Joan Crescent Victoria BC V8S 3L5
AMAZING fish and ships with a twist! In addition to delicious food, they have advanced sustainability practices. On a sunny day, you can expect a line, though its right on the dock with much to see!Wharf Street Victoria BC V8W
This is a beautiful, SANDY BEACH! Great to bring lunch and lounge on the sand for the day. Couple with a walk up Gonzales Hill! Shops are a walk away on Fairfield St Charles for refreshments.Crescent Rd Victoria BC V8S
There is an old observatory up here... that ought to explain the expansive view of land and sky! This is a nice walk along the water, and would be a great days outing with a picnic at Gonzales Beach!BC V8S