About the Homestay

Coastal Quirky
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

I live in an area which is close to stores, the beach, bus routes, university and college. I have a friendly dog who loves everybody. He is quiet and calm. I live in one half of a duplex with a large yard. There are 2 bedrooms available, shared bathroom, and common areas. There is a large basement where I have my art room and some storage and laundry.



House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm

Bedrooms available for booking


bedroom 1
From $35 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Large 13 feet x 13 feet with a large closet and window. I has a desk, night table, chair and dresser. There is a rug on the floor. The room rents for $60 for 2 people or $35. for one.

  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
Bedroom 2
From $35 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
 1 guest
Nightly Price
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About the Area

My house is not far from downtown Victoria, recreation centers, shopping, and bus routes. It is easy to get to the university and college.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Water sports
  • Sports arena
  • Health club
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Don't feed the dog any people food. Don't let him outside without being on leash or on his line.

Smoking is not allowed.

7 Reviews

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    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    October 2018

    I really loved staying at Leslie's house. She is a great host, super kind and helpful, and hers paintings and stories are amazing. Rudy is the most friendly dog I have ever met. I recommend for everyone who wants a quiet and tidy place to stay, who love dogs, art or having a good conversation.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Leslie in ,

    Thank you, Oscar. I love meeting new people and learning about where they come from. Perhaps some day I will visit Brazil.

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    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    August 2018

    It was very enjoyable and we could feel at home to stay with Leslie. I realize this especially when we move to other city and experience other homestay.
    There were sometimes concerns about the wiggling desk and the cold water from the shower, but that wasn't a problem now that once we leave and feel how lucky we were with Leslie.
    I hope to see you again and your dog. My kids miss you.

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    Age 35 - 44

    4 hearts
    July 2018

    The host was lovely!

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    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    For a long term stay, I had the benefits of a welcoming, generous and helpful host, and privacy and surroundings that made it feel like a home. Thoroughly recommended!

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    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    March 2018

    Leslie is a wonderful host, very accommodating, friendly and gentle. The room is simple, with a very comfortable bed and a great treed view of the back yard. I had a welcome companion in Rudy, Leslie's dog. And one of the quietest most relaxing sleeps by staying there, in ages ( for this City Slicker). I will be back soon and stay longer!

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    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    March 2018

    Leslie was a fantastic host. She was very welcoming and inclusive, yet respectful of space. She is very easy going and willing to answer questions about the neighborhood, art, life in Canada, etc.
    Her dog Rudy is gentle and well behaved. It was a pleasure to have him around. :) I recommend Leslie as a host and would definitely stay with her again.

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    United States
    Age 25 - 34

    4 hearts
    January 2018

    Leslie was very polite and hospitable. Her dog Rudy super friendly. The room was just what I needed at a fair price.

How do I book?

Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.

When do I pay?

Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.

When can I share my contact details?

Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.

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