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Fridge, microwave
1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.0 out of 5 Very good
12 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning


Explore the area

Popular LocationUniversity of Victoria7 min drive
Popular LocationCadboro Bay7 min drive
Popular LocationMayFair Shopping Centre10 min drive
AirportVictoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 120 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Comfort Villa, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsComfort Villa, 1 King Bed
  • Economy Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsEconomy Suite, 2 Bedrooms

About this area


Starting Point Family House is located in Victoria. Travellers looking for local activities can try Victoria Harbour and Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal, while those looking to experience a bit of culture can stop by Royal BC Museum. The Gardens at HCP and Victoria Bug Zoo are also worth visiting.

Visit our Victoria travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • University of Victoria - 7 min drive
  • Cadboro Bay - 7 min drive
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital - 10 min drive
  • MayFair Shopping Centre - 10 min drive
  • Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) - 23 min drive


  • Township Coffee - 7 min walk
  • Maude Hunter's Pub - 5 min drive
  • 1550's Pub Style Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Urban Cup - 5 min drive
  • Fujiya - 5 min drive

About this property

Starting Point Family House

Victoria guesthouse in Saanich East with free parking
Coffee/tea in a common area, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a TV in a common area and a reception hall are on-site. All 6 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, deep-soaking bathtubs and ceiling fans. Desks and free toiletries are also available to guests. Bathrooms are shared and housekeeping is available once per stay.
Starting Point Family House offers 6 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free toiletries and a ceiling fan. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English


  • Terrace


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens


  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 3:00 PM and 10:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 50.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Starting Point Family House and receive a full refund?
Yes, Starting Point Family House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Starting Point Family House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this guest house pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this guest house?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at noon.
Does this guest house provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of CAD 50.00 per vehicle applies.
Where is this guest house located?
Located in Saanich East, this guesthouse is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from University of Victoria and within 6 miles (10 km) of Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre and Victoria Conference Centre. Royal BC Museum and Cadboro Bay are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Starting Point Family House

Very good
12 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent property, clean quiet & comfortable.The location & area is very good. Close to parks & rec centre. Also, there is ample parking. The host is a kind & helpful gentleman, made sure I was comfortable. I have to say, it is one of the best places I've stayed.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Clean, comfortment, parking available, but TV seems no signal.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice price, very clean and free parking

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Not a hotel, but private 4 bedroom home. “Shared facilities” including bathroom. Clean and reasonable however

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018