Self-isolation arrangements

Before you make arrangements for your self-isolation (quarantine), please ensure you have reviewed the guidelines from the Government of Canada on:

Arranging accommodations

All unvaccinated travellers are required to arrange suitable accommodation at their final destination in advance of travelling to Canada.  It is very important that you have access to a safe and clean place to stay where you can be effective in remaining isolated for the full 14 days.  If you have not yet arranged accommodations for your self-isolation (quarantine), the following information can help guide you on making arrangements.

Accommodation options at your final destination

Below are accommodation recommendations for isolation in Victoria that offer self-isolation (quarantine) arrangements. You can also book a short-term accommodation rental through Airbnb and VRBO.

Free Wi-Fi is offered at all locations and some of the listed accommodations have options for families. Please identify yourself as a UVic student when making your accommodation reservations.

 Accent Inns

Daily Room rates:  October 1 – December 31, 2021

  • $99/night + 15% taxes for standard rooms
  • $119/night + 15% taxes for rooms w/kitchenette
  • $129/night + 15% taxes for suites

Weekly Plan rates (minimum 7 nights stay):  October 1 – December 31, 2021

  • $89/night + 15% taxes for standard rooms
  • $109/night + 15% taxes for rooms w/kitchenette
  • $119/night + 15% taxes for suites

Reservations:   1-800-663-0298   or  +1 250 888 7552 or accent@accentinns.com. Please identify yourself as a UVic international student to receive the lowest possible rate.

Days Inn Victoria on the Harbour

Room rate: 

  • $125/night plus taxes. Kitchen suites available.

Reservations: Please contact Darryl Wilson, General Manager, at +1 250 386 3451 or gm@daysinnvictoria.com

Days Inn Victoria Uptown

Room rate: 

  • $105/night plus taxes. Kitchen suites.

Reservations: Please contact Darryl Wilson, General Manager, at +1 250 386 3451 or gm@daysinnvictoria.com

Hotel Zed

Daily Room rates: October 1 – December 31, 2021

  • $79/night + 16% taxes for bachelor pad
  • $89/night  + 16% taxes for standard room
  • $119/night + 16% taxes for rooms w/kitchenette

Weekly Room rates (minimum 7 nights stay): October 1 – December 31, 2021

  • $69/night + 16% taxes for bachelor pad
  • $79/night  + 16% taxes for standard room
  • $109/night + 16% taxes for rooms w/kitchenette

Reservations: :   1-800-663-0298   or  +1 250 888 7552 or accent@accentinns.com. Please identify yourself as a UVic international student to receive the lowest possible rate.

Huntingdon Manor

Room rates:  

  • $90/night + 17.16% taxes for standard rooms – fall 2021 & winter 2021
  • $95/night + 17.16% taxes for rooms w/kitchenette – fall 2021 & winter 2022
  • $80/night + 17.16% taxes for Euro-Style loft with kitchen  - fall 2021 & winter 2022
Reservations:  Please call the hotel directly at +1-800-663-7557 or contact Rebecca at foh@huntingdonmanor.com and identify yourself as a UVic student. 
Quality Inn Victoria

Reservations: Please call the hotel directly at 250-385-6787 or info@victoriaqualityinn.com  and identify yourself as a UVic student

Personal residences and other types of accommodation at your final destination

If you are planning to make your own arrangements, or to self-isolate in a private residence, please ensure you have reviewed the guidelines from the Government of Canada on what constitutes a suitable place of self-isolation.

Arranging for necessities

Ensure you have made a plan for supplies and necessities for your self-isolation (quarantine) period. It may take several days for delivery of items, so be sure to think ahead. Most stores require a credit card for order and delivery.

Groceries,

At a minimum, we recommend you arrange for the following:

  • non-perishable items (canned soup, fruit and vegetables, cooking oils)
  • dried goods (rice, pasta, spices, salt, pepper)
  • fresh goods (fruits, vegetables, meats that you can freeze
  • frozen goods (fruit, veggies, meats, pies, pasta, burger patties, etc)

You can order groceries online and certain companies will deliver to your door, such as:

If you do not want to cook, you can also order food from:

Cleaning supplies and personal hygiene products

At a minimum, we recommend you arrange for the following:

  • soap, shampoo, lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hair brushes, sanitizer, deodorant
  • anti-bacterial wipes, dish soap, toilet paper, paper towels, multi-purpose cleaner, laundry detergent

Cleaning supplies and personal hygiene products can be ordered from services such as Amazon, or locally from Thrifty FoodsSave-on-Foods, or Walmart.

Medications

Medications can be ordered from the following pharmacies for delivery:

Deliveries can take 1-3 days, so plan ahead.

Household items

Household items can be ordered from: