A Luxury Get-Away in the Heart of Victoria

Luxurious & Spacious Air Conditioned 2BD/2Bath Condo in the Heart of Victoria, Just Steps to the Beautiful Waterfront

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Guests 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Allows Pets No
Pool Yes
Property Size 1,074 sq. ft.

Description

City Scene will delight you with thoughtful touches, contemporary & inviting design, spa-inspired bathrooms, a beautiful kitchen fit for any chef and all of the comforts one expects in a luxury “home away from home”, including central air-conditioning throughout.  Whether you are working or vacationing, you will love the convenience, comfort and vibe of this beautiful condo in “The Falls”.  

Sunlight brightens this high-end 2 Bedroom/2 Bath home as it streams through the floor-to-ceiling windows. With individually controlled Air Conditioning and Heating, you can rest assured that you will always be comfortable inside, regardless of the weather outside. 

Located right across from the historic Empress Hotel, Victoria’s iconic Inner Harbour landmark, City Scene is simply the perfect base from which to explore all of Victoria’s sights, fantastic restaurants, theatres, galleries, the magnificent Legislative buildings, IMAX theatre, museums & shopping.  If your heart is set on more active pursuits, or family activities, within a couple of blocks you will find bike rentals and miles of bike paths, whale watching, kayaking, charter fishing excursions, sailing, a Petting Zoo, a Bug Zoo, bus tours, horse-drawn carriage rides and so much more. Everything that you will need, or want to do, for a memorable stay in Victoria is within walking distance of City Scene, even grocery stores. With a Walk Score of 99, City Scene truly is in the Heart of Victoria.

Considered one of the best 2Bed/2Bath floor plans in the building, City Scene is 1074 square feet of high quality, “urban luxe” decor, beautiful modern comfort, flow and space in which to spread out. New on the rental market in January 2017, this condo has been newly appointed from “top to bottom”.  This is city living at its best!

The open-concept great room is, well...great!  There are plenty of comfortable spots to sit and visit, watch TV, even nap :).  Relax in front of the carefree, realistic electric fireplace or watch your favorite show on the 55” 4K Ultra HD TV.  The TV programming options are bountiful, as each of the condo televisions are equipped with a full-package of cable/HD channels and access to Netflix. 

A gorgeous open-concept fully-equipped gourmet kitchen next to the living area is inspiration for even the most challenged cook.  The custom Italian Shiffini kitchen features black pinewood cabinetry with precision soft-touch closures and ample lighting.  Granite countertops and backsplash, high-end stainless steel appliances, large refrigerator, a gas cooktop, an efficient European sized convection wall oven, dishwasher, microwave, ceiling high range hood and a large stainless steel sink make this kitchen the perfect spot to create a delicious meal or simply warm-up take out.  A sit-up bar at the large kitchen island will easily accommodate 3, adding to the fun of meal prep. Enjoy your meals at the kitchen island or at the dining table, in the great room. 

Outside, the 150 square foot porcelain tiled balcony off of the great room has a nifty bistro set with a couple of chairs and a side table - perfect for a coffee, or a glass of wine and your favorite book.  An electric BBQ adds to the outdoor living space and affords you carefree grilling, with no propane or natural gas to worry about!

The elegant Master bedroom retreat provides the perfect end, and beginning, for every day.  A high-end, luxurious King size bed, a generous walk-in closet, chest of drawers and a 43” 4K Ultra HD TV(with full cable package) help make this space feel like your own home.  The attached spa-inspired ensuite bathroom features Italian Shiffini black pinewood cabinetry, a frameless glass shower with ceiling-high marble, a cast-iron spa soaker tub, limestone vanity and double sinks.
Not to be outdone, the inviting second bedroom has a high-end, luxurious Queen size bed, with under-bed storage drawers and a good-sized closet.  
Both bedrooms have black out curtains to block the sunlight when sleeping.

Adjacent to the second bedroom, the Guest Bath has all of the luxury finishes found in the Master Bath: Italian Shiffini black pinewood cabinetry, a large, frameless glass shower with ceiling-high marble and a limestone vanity.

On a practical note, City Scene has an in-suite washer and dryer.  We provide the laundry detergent and the instructions for the machines.  Yes...you still have to do your own laundry ;).

Whether you are in Victoria for work or play, rest assured that City Scene will keep you safely and reliably connected, with fast, high speed and secure WiFi provided to our guests.  Also provided for our guests’ convenience is a home phone (landline) with free local calling. 

You will be treated to many of the perks of luxury resort living during your stay, as City Scene is situated in one of Victoria’s premiere upscale condominium developments, The Falls.  Cascading waterfalls and a lush garden courtyard remind you that not far away are the beautiful, pristine forests of British Columbia.  With a lovely view of the Empress Hotel, the seasonal outdoor pool and year-round hot tub area provide a serene reprieve to relax and recharge.  In the evenings, cozy-up around the outdoor fireplace in the outdoor lounge area, opposite the pool.  Though Victoria abounds with year-round outdoor recreation opportunities,  should you want to get your exercise indoors, The Falls has a fully-equipped gym with treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, a full complement of weights, showers, a change room and more... a wall of windows with a view of the Empress Hotel! 

As one would expect with a luxury high-end building, security has been carefully considered: fob access is required to enter the building and, again, to gain access to your floor.  The secure underground parkade is double-gated and 24-hour video surveillance monitors all building entry points.

Local public transportation is at your doorstep.  Getting here, or going back, the BC Ferries Connector bus service, providing service to The Gulf Islands, Vancouver and the Lower Mainland is just one block from City Scene. The Victoria Airport is 30 minutes away with convenient shuttle service (YYJ Shuttle) available, also just one block away. The Coho Ferry to Washington State leaves from the Inner Harbour. The float planes fly daily straight out of The Inner Harbour traveling to Seattle and Vancouver. The Victoria Clipper passenger-only-ferry sails into downtown Seattle and offers ground transport shuttles to other destinations in Seattle, such as the airport.

It`s all right here and so are we; we will meet and greet you, show you around and answer all of your questions before leaving you to enjoy your stay knowing we are only a phone call away if you need anything at all. Stay with us for the best vacation experience in Victoria.

Bike storage can be a tricky issue.  Every building has a different bike storage policy and there are no guarantees that spots will be available.  Every building has a zero tolerance for bikes in the lobbies or elevators, fines will be issued for such.  Unfortunately this building has no availability in the bike room.
We recommend renting bikes while you are here, many of the bike rental companies will allow them to be stored there at the end of the day even if you rent them for a week.

If you have a large vehicle, please be sure and check the garage clearance for the building to make sure your vehicle will fit.

No Pets

Non Smoking Only. “No smoking permitted anywhere.  Subject to damage deposit forfeiture if smoking is found to be in the unit, on the balcony or any common area.”  

Business Licence #00032298
GST #76836 3921 RT0001
VRBO #1198584

Amenities

Living

Linens/Towels
Ironing Board/Iron
Hair Dryer
Shampoo/Body Wash
Washer & Dryer
Black Out Curtains in Bedrooms
High Speed WiFi Internet
-fast and high capacity available
-comprehensive package of cable channels
Local Phone
Air Conditioning
Seasonal Pool, Hot Tub/Fitness Room on 3rd Floor, South Side


Business

Nearby ATM
Nearby Post Office
Nearby FedEx
Nearby Bank
Nearby Currency Exchange
Nearby Office Space for Rent
Nearby Monk Office


Kitchen

Full Kitchen
Blender
Coffee Maker
Ice Maker
Microwave
Toaster
Cookware
Tea Kettle
Cutlery
Flatware
Salt/Pepper
Oil
Plastic Wrap/Foil
Sugar


Entertainment

47 " HDTV, 40" HDTV in Master Bedroom
DVD/CD/ BluRay Player


Outdoor

Balcony-West Facing
Electric BBQ
Seasonal Outdoor Pool, Hot Tub, Outdoor Lounge on 3rd Floor, South Side


Geographic

Walk to Town
Walk Everywhere
Just Behind The Empress


Convenience

Parking
No Bike Storage Available
Area Fitness Center
Nearby Medical Services
Nearby Groceries with Delivery Services
Movie Theatres
Golf Course
Nearby Public Tennis Court
Beacon Hill Park
Antiquing
Swimming
Sailing/Boating
Kayaking
Sightseeing
Restaurants
Cafes/Bistros
Easily accessible public transportation
Minutes from bus depot


Culture

Symphony Orchestra
Live Theatre
Museums
The Empress
Legislature Buildings
Chinatown
Maritime Museum
Royal BC Museum

Video

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Rates

* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options or fees.
Vacation Rental Standard Pricing Night Weekly Monthly Min Nights
Low Season $199 $1,300 $3,300 3
Mid Season $315 $1,700 $5,600 3
Peak Season $315 $1,700 $5,600 3
Holiday Season $315 $1,700 $3,300 3
Season Start End Night Week Month Min Nights
Peak Season6/1/20189/30/2018$315$1,700$5,6003
Low Season10/1/201810/3/2018$199$1,300$3,3003
Thanksgiving Holiday10/4/201810/9/2018$315$1,700$3,3003
Low Season10/10/201810/31/2018$199$1,300$3,3003
Low Weekly11/1/201812/18/2018$199$1,300$3,3007
Christmas/New Years Holiday Weekely12/19/201812/31/2018$315$1,700$3,3007
Low Calendar Month Rental1/1/20192/28/2019$199$1,300$3,30030
Low Season3/1/20195/31/2019$199$1,300$3,3003
Peak Season6/1/20199/30/2019$315$1,700$5,6003

Reviews

Reviewed: May 25, 2018
Property
We (all four of us) enjoyed very much our stay at your condo. The location was central and well placed for walking to eateries and other attractions. The place was clean and well stocked with all the items we needed for our comfortable stay. Laurence, our host, was most agreeable, friendly and provided us with great suggestions of local attractions and, especially, places to eat. A great stay.
Reviewed: Apr 25, 2018
Property
Just wanted to let you know we were extremely pleased with our stay as everything came as promised, from booking, to Lawrence meeting us on arrival and showing us the condo. Condition of condo and services provided are of the highest quality. Would not hesitate to use again or recommend to friends, thanks.
Reviewed: Apr 17, 2018
Property
Stayed for one week at this lovely property. Location is perfect, near the water and downtown to amazing restaurants. Beds and linens are very comfortable and the condo has everything you need. The washer and dryer works well, but it is small so your loads have to be adjusted accordingly. Note: A reminder to our guests, the Falls pool is an outdoor one and is seasonal. Usually it doesn't open until the May long weekend and stays open into September, weather dependant.
Reviewed: Apr 6, 2018
Property
We recently had the opportunity to stay at this property in the Downtown Victoria area. Our experience was above expectations. Upon arrival Lawrence made us feel right at home and was available for any info or help we may have required. The Condo was immaculate. It was clean and roomy and very well equipped. The location speaks for itself. Walking distance from the harbour which offers many many options for amazing restaurants. Overall our experience was incredible and the service level that Lawrence and Dani provided was absolutely perfect. Thanks guys for making our stay a memorable experience. I wouldn't hesitate at recommending this home for anyone to stay at while in the area. We will definitely be back. Thanks again.
Reviewed: Apr 6, 2018
Property
Definitely recommend. Great space. Central location. Excellent hosts. Easy check in. Beautiful view. Will definitely stay again.
Reviewed: Jan 4, 2018
Property
Great location & beautiful property. Our experience with booking and staying was wonderful. We were personally checked in and out and given contact numbers for multiple people to use during our stay should we need anything. The location is prime and the amenities are wonderful. We'll look to stay here on all our stays in Victoria from now on.
Reviewed: Dec 6, 2017
Property
This was an exceptional vacation property. Well located, very clean, furnishings were in great shape. One of the best vacation accommodations I have ever had ( including 5 star hotels). Lawrence was really helpful. See you next time.

Notes

PARKING for one vehicle is INCLUDED in the rent in the buildings' secure underground garage.
PARKING GARAGE CLEARANCE is 6 feet 8 inches.
MAXIMUM LENGTH is 18 feet.

CHECK IN time starts at 4:00 pm and CHECK OUT time is by 11:00 am.  Occasionally we may be able to accommodate special requests but there are no guarantees. 

ALL of our rentals are NON-SMOKING. City/Strata bylaws dictate that there is no smoking inside, outside, on balconies or even within 3 metres (30 feet) of all buildings.  Fines are enforced.

NO PETS allowed.

No Bike Storage in this Building.

VP cannot guarantee that building amenities will be functional, sometimes they are down for service and this is out of our control.  
There is no wifi in the common areas of buildings, ie: meeting rooms and gym/pool area.

No furniture is ever to be added or removed without written approval and assistance by VP.

The Pool operates on a seasonal basis and is generally open from Victoria Day long weekend to Labour Day long weekend (approximately 3rd weekend of May to 1st weekend of September).  It may be open longer in September but is totally weather dependent.  The hot tub is open year round.

Minimum 3 night rental.
Taxes are 3% Municipal, 5% GST and 8% PST.
No taxes on 30+ night rentals.  
FULL CALENDAR MONTH rental for October through May, but some exceptions may apply. Please contact us.
Due to the ongoing municipal and provincial changes regarding short term rentals and taxation we reserve the right to a 24 hour review of all bookings.  Liz or Maureen will contact you directly if needed.
 

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