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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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 315 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 270 flats & apartments to 35 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Cadboro Bay: 19 holiday homes
  • North Park: 347 holiday homes
  • Gorge -Tillicum Area: 41 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 25 holiday homes
  • Victoria West: 352 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Open Space: 957 holiday lettings
  • St. Ann's Academy: 1,021 holiday lettings
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum: 1,014 holiday lettings
  • Christ Church Cathedral: 1,010 holiday lettings
  • Miniature World: 1,014 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 270 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.