oceanfront room with own bathroom

House - Private room · Dallas Road, Victoria, BC V8S 1A1, Canada

Come and experience our ocean-facing getaway on the edge of the city. Enjoy complete privacy on the top floor, eat breakfast on your own balcony overlooking the sea and plan your day at one of the many sights in and around Victoria.

The Space

Beautiful room in 1912 character home fronting famous seaside Dallas Road with unobstructed views of the ocean.

Lie in your queen-size bed and watch the white caps on the sea and the Olympic mountain range beyond.

Relax in the chairs at the window and see cruise ships, kite surfers, parasailers, paddle boarders and even whales right out front.

Enjoy a bowl of hearty granola or oatmeal, fresh fruit and yogurt along with juice, tea and coffee all set up for you on a sideboard and mini-fridge in the privacy of your own room. All the ingredients are there to create a healthy breakfast whenever you choose. Or bring it and your daily fresh-baked muffins out to our balcony for an al fresco breakfast in the sunshine.

Soak in your own clawfoot tub in your private bathroom and look up at the stars through the skylight.

Walk along the beach and explore nearby Beacon Hill Park with its acres of flowers, trails and a children's petting zoo. Stroll through the vibrant Fairfield neighbourhood to Cook Street Village and choose from among half a dozen cafes, bistros and pubs to enjoy a drink and a meal. Check out the clothing stores, the book shop, the juice bar, the wine shop, the pharmacy, the bank, the grocery store, the organic produce shops, etc.

Walk a few blocks to the weekly veggie and crafts market on Moss Street.

Drive five minutes to the downtown core to discover its museums, restaurants, shops and tourist sites. Take a bus just around the corner.
Come to relax or be energized by the natural beauty of Victoria and the comforts of our home.

Please ensure your airbnb profile includes a photo and a description about yourself so we'll recognize you when you come to the door and we can make sure we're all a good fit. Thank you!

Guest Access

Guests will enjoy their own wing -- which includes a fridge, a kettle, a coffee press and coffee maker -- and have access to a top-floor balcony.
The home's kitchen and other living areas are for the sole use of the owners.

Interaction with Guests

One or both of us welcome our guests with a tour and a talk about what to see and do in Victoria. We are also available for any concerns or questions but otherwise respect the guests' desire for privacy.

Getting around

There is off-street parking at the house, and bus stops nearby. It is only a 20-minute walk along the ocean and through Beacon Hill Park to reach downtown.

Other Things to Note

Please ensure your airbnb profile includes a photo and a description about yourself so we recognize you when you come to the front door and we can make sure we're all a good fit. Thank you!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $93
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Robyn & Brian's space is the perfect getaway! The room, bathtub, and balcony are ideal for relaxing. And cute restaurants and shops are just a short walk away. A warm muffin and fresh fruit in the morning along with the ocean view is the best. Robyn and Brian are wonderful hosts - attentive and accommodating while also very respectful of their guest's privacy. They were quick to respond and incredibly helpful when planning the trip. I wouldn't change a thing about my stay and would highly recommend it!

    March 2014
  • This place is the best. I absolutely recommend this home to anyone. The house is a beautiful old house, newly renovated, clean, bright. As a guest you get the privacy of the whole top floor, beautiful bathroom with a clawfoot tup and skylight. Each morning the hosts leave fresh muffins outside your bedroom door. Combine these delicious treats with the morning view of the ocean - Paradise.
    Brian and Robyn are incredibly kind and generous, hospitable in every way, happy to help out but not intrusive in any way.
    I cannot say enough good things. Lovely place.

    March 2014
  • We had a lovely stay at Robyn and Brian's place. The room is beautiful and cozy, with everything we needed. The breakfast muffins and fruit were wonderful. They were welcoming and warm and very helpful. We would recommend this BnB to all. Thank you Robyn and Brian.

    February 2014
  • Excellent location and view. Hot muffins and fresh fruit provided and you can eat in your room at a cute little table overlooking the ocean and watch the boats go by, people jogging and happy dogs playing! My mother and I are already talking about making an annual visit to see family and stay here as a nice quiet getaway. Thank you for your excellent hospitality!

    February 2014
  • My friend Lindsey came to visit me in Seattle and we wanted to take an adventure somewhere in Canada together! I've heard such great things about Victoria, so we decided to make our way there. We found this adorable room in Robyn and Brian's home and were very excited that they let us stay with them! Both were amazing at communication both before our trip and while we were there and we really felt at home the whole time. We were looking for a relaxing place to stay, and this was the perfect fit! Warm muffins in the morning complete with some fresh fruit and orange juice put each day off to a great start. We both loved chatting with them about the places they have traveled and figuring out the best spots for us to venture off to. Overall, this was way better than any hotel stay I've ever had and we were very sad to leave! We hope to make it back when it's a little warmer and are thrilled to hear that Robyn and Brian want us back! Thanks again for your warm hospitality and beautiful space that you shared with us.

    December 2013
  • My good friend and I came to Victoria to visit my daughters who are attending UVic. We wanted something different than a hotel and came across Brian and Robyn's place and decided to give it a try. It was even better than we had hoped. The room is clean and spacious and cozy. Each morning, we were brought a tray with fresh muffins and fruit. The room was well supplied with coffee and tea, milk and juice and an assortment of cereals. Each morning my friend and I sipped on hot coffee, watching the ocean out our window and caught up on our lives. We spend the day out and about and came home in the evening to a very comfortable bed with the softest flannel sheets. Though Robyn was away while we were there, Brian was a wonderful host. I would highly recommend this place to anyone and truly hope I can come back again.

    December 2013
  • we absolutely loved our stay here! perfect location to he heart of the city, beacon hill park, and waterfront. the view from our room was amazing! it was such a cosy and homey feel that we wouldn't have wanted to stay anywhere else. the hosts were so kind and gracious and took the time to help us plan out trip and even helped us catch an earlier ferry back to the states. & the muffins they made for me were yummy :) would highly highly recommend this place.

    October 2013
  • Robyn & Brian were very quick to reply to my short-notice request. My Mom and I were vacationing in Tofino together and Mom needed a relaxing place to stay in Victoria before her flight back home. Mom was so grateful for the unique accommodation in Victoria and shared with me the following review, "Robyn and Brian's home was such a beautiful place - very peaceful and relaxing - and was in a perfect location. I would love to return and spend more time there. Robyn and Brian were excellent hosts. They shared their favourite local sushi place and gave helpful directions to the airport for the early morning drive. The room had all the amenities she needed and the clawfoot tub was a treat!" - Thanks, Robyn and Brian, for making my Mom's last night on the Island such a great experience :).

    October 2013
  • Robyn and Brian offer what every traveler longs to find - a comfy, beautiful room that is immaculately clean, all the little details about what to do, to see and where to eat, delightfully luxurious and homey all at the same time. We enjoyed a place to sit and enjoy the outstanding local vista, genuinely friendly hosts who enjoy sharing tales and a laugh, as well as respect privacy.The accommodation was perfect - fresh fruit, coffee/tea options, juice, warm muffins at the door in the morning, slippers if you like, and current books or magazines. Such lovely attention to detail plus a perfect location for exploring. For us, this was a highlight of the trip.
    Thank you so much Robyn and Brian for sharing your wonderful home.
    BTW- We really did find the room key before you noted it was missing. Not sure how that got into Rudy's pocket... So glad we did not have to face the Key Police at the Coho ;)

    October 2013
  • Robyn and Brian's place couldn't be more perfect. A lovely room with an incredible view over the Straits of San Juan de Fuca to the Olympic Mountains. Amazing. Their house is in a great neighborhood, our favorite walk in Victoria is outside their front door, and less than ten minutes to downtown. Robyn and Brian are kind, gracious, warm, and deeply know Victoria. They bailed us out BIG TIME by lending us a powercord for out laptop so we could present the workshop we were in Victoria to lead.

    October 2013
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We're rooted in Victoria, B.C. and come from careers in journalism and editing. Brian is semi-retired now, while Robyn continues to work as an editor. In our spare time, we love spending time outdoors, hiking the oceanfront trails, biking through the countryside and getting together with friends and family. We've met some incredible people on our travels, shared a lot of great times and look forward to many more. We've loved our experiences as guests of airbnb hosts around the world, so we decided to become hosts ourselves. We've tried to create a space that we ourselves would look for -- a room with beautiful ocean views and all the fixings to allow for an independent, private and peaceful stay. We've enjoyed meeting our many interesting guests and welcoming them to our great city.
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