The building amenities include
an 86 seat, 1800 square foot dining room that extends from
the front of the building facing Esquimalt Road
to the patio deck in the courtyard. The library lounge and
the billiard room are adjacent the dining room and also open
to the courtyard deck. Next to
billiard room is the Guest Suite. The guest suite is available
to residents visitors at a nominal fee of $55 per night
(including breakfast). Just off the courtyard lobby is the
mailroom and hair salon. The mail is delivered daily around
lunchtime. The hair salon is open every Tuesday for men and
Services included in the rent, are
the evening meal (dinner), housekeeping, utilities, activities
and entertainment and an emergency response system.
Dinner is a fully served meal
prepared daily by our chef, Hernando. The meal begins
of soup or salad both freshly made that afternoon. There
are always two choices for the main course. Residents are
provided each weeks menu in advance and can request
an omelet or cold plate as another alternative. The dessert
varies each day from cake to pies and ice cream to yogurt.
Our housekeepers come into the suites
once a week to wash, clean and vacuum. Bed linens and towels
are laundered, the kitchen and bathroom are cleaned, carpets
are vacuumed and the furniture is dusted. Each suite cleaning
is customized to the wishes of the resident.
All utilities are included in the rent.
Heat is provided by a large gas fired boiler that heats
and circulates hot water to baseboard heaters in the suite.
Each suite has its own thermostatic control in the living
room. The cablevision provided by Shaw includes all 3-tiers,
which accesses more than 60 channels.
During the year The Renaissance has 12
special dinners where the chef features new and extraordinary
cuisine. Wine is usually served at these dinners to compliment
the rich flavours. The activities include an annual shuffleboard
tournament, an annual cribbage tournament, checkers, bocce,
exercise classes and bus outings. Entertainment consists
of musical guests who play our grand piano, slide presentations,
book readings, plays performed in the dining room, trips
to the IMAX and a Christmas wine & cheese tasting afternoon.
Additional services are available on a
fee-for-service basis. Breakfast and lunch are served daily.
Breakfast consists of six types of fresh seasonal fruit,
cereal, toast, muffins, tea, coffee and/or fruit juice.
Breakfast costs $60 per month. Lunch is similar to dinner,
a fully served meal prepared daily by our chef. Sandwiches
are served. Lunch costs $120 per month.
Tray service is always available
when residents want their meal delivered to their suite.
The Renaissance encourages residents to
invite friends and family for lunch and/or dinner. Guest
meals are $8 for lunch and $13 for dinner. Special dinners
Catering for special events
such as birthday parties and wedding anniversaries can easily
be arranged and customized to your needs.
- Dinner - Daily, chef prepared, fully served
- Housekeeping - Weekly with linen and towels laundered
- Utilities - Heat and hot water, electricity, cablevision
- Organized activities and entertainment
- Personal laundry facilities on each floor
Building Amenities Recap
- Elegant dining room with grand piano
- Library lounge
- Billiard room with shuffleboard and dartboard
- Art room for hobbies and crafts
- Hair Salon
- Elevator access to 2nd and 3rd floors
- Courtyard with large deck and water fountain surrounded
by an exquisite rose garden
- Ample visitor and resident parking
- Guest Suite
Additional Services Recap
(on a fee-for-service basis)
- Lunch - Daily, chef prepared, fully served
- Breakfast - Daily. Fresh seasonal fruit, cereal, toast, muffins,
tea, coffee, fruit juice
- Tray Service and catering for special events
- Covered parking
- Guest suite and meals