About This Listing
Enjoy refreshments on the veranda and watch the horse-carriages go by from our Victorian character home. Large B&B accommodation with private balcony overlooking quiet green space and your own bath with claw foot tub/ shower. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE THE ROOM IS SUPPLIED WITH SELF-SERVE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. Off street parking.We're located steps to Beacon Hill Park, Dallas Road waterfront and just a few blocks to the inner harbor and downtown. 5 blocks to Pacific Coach Lines bus on Douglas St .. No smoking or pets please
Conveniently located in the heart of James Bay there are a host of amenities and attractions within walking distance such as; Emily Carr's house, Bus tours to Butchart Gardens,The Empress Hotel and Parliament buildings and the Royal BC museum / IMAX is at one end of our street and the Pacific Ocean is at the other. Quaint and historic English tearooms as well as neighborhood grocers and a famous ice cream shoppe await your evening stroll.
The suite has one .......DOUBLE BED.
Other Things to Note
This Suite has one...... DOUBLE BED.
One of our family members is a grey parrot who lives on the main floor with us, quite separate from our guest suites.
N/S, N/P quiet after 11pm please.
The location was perfect. Ann was very welcoming. I had an issue with the internet, but she helped me get the correct password.
The only weird bit was I went with a friend and there wasn't a door between the bath tub that was in the middle of the kitchen and the bedroom for privacy. Only the toilet was behind an actual door.
Ann very helpful. AD IS MISLEADING Re: "APARTMENT" ,THOUGH. There is no stove, not even a toaster ,or hot plate. That should be made clear. One walks directly into a bathroom come kitchen affair. It is not an apartment. I needed an apartment because I was there for a whole month. Michael would not let me have a toaster, electric wok, plate to cook withm so I had to cook only with a microwave. I can't and won't eat prepared meals from a store. Also the WiFi was very unreliable.
I had a great stay! Ann and Michael are wonderful hosts. Ann went out of her way to accommodate my extra needs and was very kind in doing so. The location is perfect! Within walking distance of most things you would want to see in the area, as well as pickup/drop off for the airport shuttle. The room was clean and pretty. I would definitely stay there again.
Ann was a great host! She gave us a warm welcome at her charming place with tips of the area and the outer Victoria island. The special treat were delicious pastries from a Dutch bakery, fresh fruits and juice. We really enjoyed her hospitality!
The neighborhood she lives in is quiet and close enough to Victoria inner harbor and the beacon hill park. When I say close I mean it, it's less then 10min in both directions. A perfect place if you want some quite time, a safe neighborhood and a place were you can enjoy yourself, but you have to be okay with a house that is not as soundproof like other newer places, that's the only drawback I can think of, but she had to worry more about it than us. ;-)
If I will be in Victoria again and will do Airbnb, then she will be my first choice.
Thanks again Ann, it was a great time!
This is an absolutely charmer of a place. Totally Victorian charm. Located near Emily Carr's home and a quaint pub just 5 minutes away. It is a good location just about a 10 to 15 min walk to the harbor. The room is delightful with everything you need to nest comfortably. Ann and her son stay in the background but are available if you need anything. I would totally recommend this spot as a place to unwind and enjoy the city.
Ann welcomed us in the evening and oriented us to the area and our room. She informed us she would be available if we had any questions. We didn't see her after this as we did not have any questions. The room was clean and comfortable in a nice neighborhood. We were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go. Close to town center and bus service if needed. Pastries in frig were quite good and it was nice to have coffee, tea, juice, milk and cold cereal available in our room.
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