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Overview of Starting Point Family House

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

Starting Point Family House

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationUniversity of Victoria7 min drive
    Popular LocationHenderson Park Golf Club8 min drive
    Popular LocationLochside Regional Trail8 min drive
    AirportVictoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.)23 min drive

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Comfort Villa, 1 King Bed

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

  • 120 sq ft
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Economy Suite, 2 Bedrooms

  • 500 sq ft
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area


Starting Point Family House is located in Victoria. Royal BC Museum is a popular area attraction and if an activity is on the agenda, Victoria Harbour and Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal are worth checking out. The Gardens at HCP and Victoria Bug Zoo are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • University of Victoria - 7 min drive
  • Cadboro Bay - 7 min drive
  • Henderson Park Golf Club - 8 min drive
  • Lochside Regional Trail - 8 min drive
  • Rithet's Bog Conservation Area - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 23 min drive


  • Township Coffee — 7 min walk
  • Naughty Nellie's Not Just Fish & Chips — 17 min walk
  • Tim Hortons — 4 min drive
  • Maude Hunter's Pub — 5 min drive
  • 1550's Pub Style Restaurant — 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 refrigerator 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 onsite. All 6 rooms offer free WiFi, deep soaking tubs, 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 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary toiletries and ceiling fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and irons/ironing boards 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 transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • No elevators
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English


  • Terrace


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan


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


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 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


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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
This property accepts credit cards and cash

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

Property is also known as

Starting Point Family House Guesthouse Victoria
Starting Point Family House Guesthouse
Starting Point Family House Victoria
Starting Point Family House V
Starting Point Family House Victoria
Starting Point Family House Guesthouse
Starting Point Family House Guesthouse Victoria

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 Starting Point Family House pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Starting Point Family House?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Starting Point Family House?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Starting Point Family House?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Starting Point Family House provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of CAD 50.00 per vehicle applies.
Where is Starting Point Family House located?
Located in Saanich East, this guesthouse is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from University of Victoria and within 6 mi (10 km) of Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre and Victoria Conference Centre. Royal BC Museum and Cadboro Bay are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 12 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 12 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 12 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 12 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 12 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 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

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Clean, comfortment, parking available, but TV seems no signal.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice price, very clean and free parking
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018

4/5 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

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