Find the best place to stay — Downtown

Destination guide

Travel to friendly Downtown Victoria

Enjoy the museums and other features of Downtown Victoria. This city's gardens, local tours and whale watching attract many visitors, as does its walkable and welcoming location. British Columbia Parliament Building and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Victoria

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Downtown Victoria a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Victoria Bug Zoo (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Gorge Vale Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Downtown Victoria

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Victoria is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Pioneer Square (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Beacon Hill Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Wharf Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Holland Point Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Victoria

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 328 holiday rentals near Downtown. From 274 Condos/Apartments to 37 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Saanich East: 738 holiday homes
  • James Bay: 420 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 holiday homes
  • Burnside: 347 holiday homes
  • Fernwood: 262 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Victoria Royal Theatre: 1,126 holiday rentals
  • Government Street: 1,135 holiday rentals
  • Fan Tan Alley: 1,136 holiday rentals
  • The McPherson Playhouse: 1,136 holiday rentals
  • Bay Centre: 1,133 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 274 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 37 holiday houses
  • Studios: 27 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.