The Botanist

1 Bedroom 1 Bed 1 Bathroom

🌿Treat yourself to a stay at this luxurious historic retreat in the heart of downtown Victoria. The Botanist combines modern amenities with the romance and magic of old-world design.

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One bedroom corporate monthly apartment rental in Downtown, Victoria

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🌿Treat yourself to a stay at this luxurious historic retreat in the heart of downtown Victoria. Located in one of Victoria’s original heritage structures (the 1892 Victoria Hotel), The Botanist combines modern amenities with the romance and magic of old-world design. Enjoy 12-foot ceilings, marble countertops, old growth beams, and original exposed brick, then step into the heart of Old Town District - you are right next to MarketSquare and Lower Johnson, and steps from Canada's oldest Chinatown
The space

✓ FREE secure underground parking stall 🅿️
✓ Heritage conversion w/ exposed brick + old growth beams
✓ King-size bed
✓ Electric fireplace
✓ Portable AC in summer months
(NOTE: For the AC to work, the window must be open, so expect street noise)

✓ Stainless-steel appliances
✓ Modern kitchen with marble countertop
✓ Samsung Smart TV with Netflix, Crave and Disney +
✓ Washer
✓ Dryer
✓ Dishwasher

✓ Board games
✓ Local cookbooks and guidebooks
✓ Cocktail-making kit
✓ Free Hi-Speed Wi-Fi

✓ Loose-leaf tea
✓ Local coffee
✓ Local and organic personal care products
✓ Plant-based hand soap, dish soap and laundry detergent
✓ Local art + handmade mantle from our property on Denman Island

Discover hidden gems and brick-clad alleys full of tea houses, boutique shops, cafés and world-class restaurants steps out your front door. Directly next to Marketsquare and famous Lower Johnson with its gorgeous Victorian-era architecture and colourfully painted storefronts, and across from the Royal Theatre, you really can't beat this location!

Just moments away, Victoria’s world-class waterfront trails, adorable water taxis, and historic parliament buildings await. Take in an IMAX movie, tour the Royal BC Museum, or simply take in the neon lights and paper lanterns of Canada’s oldest Chinatown, also steps away.

After a long day of exploring, curl up with a book and some loose-leaf tea in your romantic living room under old growth beams and exposed original brick. Then soak your cares away with our Epsom salts, or enjoy a spa-like shower with our rosemary mint bath products made locally from Saltspring Soapworks.

Tomorrow evening, why not visit a local brewery, or shake up a cocktail at your own while watching o movie or playing a boardgame from our large selection. Whatever your travel style, this stylish luxurious suite has everything you need for your next business stay, city break, romantic getaway, or foodie adventure.



We care about our planet and community - that’s why we are proud to provide all-natural and organic bath products, and local coffee, supplied from small-scale distributors based right here on beautiful Vancouver Island.

We also provide plant-based and biodegradable dish and hand soap from Canadian-based The Unscented Company, and we refill all containers in an effort to reduce plastic waste.

Finally, did you know that most toilet paper in Canada comes from our beautiful boreal forests, a lot of which is old growth? To avoid contributing to this deforestation, our TP is 100% recycled with 100 % plastic-free packaging.

Thanks for helping us make a small difference! If you’d like to learn more about our products or where you can purchase some for yourself, don’t hesitate to reach out :)

BN: 40234
Guest access
The entire space will be yours throughout your stay. We are available via AirBnB message if you need any help.
Other things to note
🅿️PARKING: FREE + included in your stay. Must PARK ELSEWHERE FIRST, then pick up garage clicker from unit first to take advantage of free parking. PLEASE NOTE the parking stall is underground and not very wide - may be a tight fit for large trucks/SUVs

💗NOISE: Being in the heart of the city…means you can sometimes hear it's heartbeat. Please note this building was built in the 1800s, so it is not as silent as modern buildings. We also provide a portable AC to keep the place cool, which requires the window to be open - so you can hear outside city noise. We’ve provided a white noise machine to help you fall asleep in your plush king bed 💤

🧱HERITAGE BUILDING: This is a gorgeously restored heritage building, so vibrations and noise can travel throughout the building more easily than modern day concrete and steel construction. This is all part of its charm!
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Property Features

Pet Friendly
Business Amenities


  • Kettle

  • Tea pot

  • Coffee machine

  • Closet, drawers, or both

  • Bike room

  • TV - Flatscreen or Smart TV

  • Hair Dryer

  • Work Desk

  • Dining table and chairs

  • Air conditioning

  • Heating

  • Parking

  • Elevator

  • Iron and Ironing Board

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Full size kitchen with fridge and stove

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Dining basics

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Tea pot

Coffee machine

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Fresh bedroom linens

Fresh towels

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Washer and dryer

Closet, drawers, or both

Dining table and chairs

Air conditioning




Iron and Ironing Board


Smoke detector

Fire extinguisher

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Bike room


TV - Flatscreen or Smart TV


Hair Dryer

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Work Desk

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