Suzanne the Camper Van

56 reviews
Camper vanRichmond Hill, ON
6 guests
Sleeps 4
18 ft. long
Offers delivery

*Parliamo italiano*

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Suzanne is a time machine and an antique beauty. It has all original upholstery & decor, classic cassette tapes, vintage dishes & accessories and an amazing, homey feel. The plush golden swivel Captain's chairs and sofas, as well as the factory privacy tinted windows, will transport you back to the 1970s.

Amazing bits:
- Everything original where possible
- Carefully curated collection of kitsch
- All safety equip. is new & modern
- Almost $10,000 in repairs & improvements in the last year

Furniture:
- Couch folds into double sized bed
- Pull-out bunk stays out of the way until needed
- Private bathroom w/ toilet
- Cooking area w/ sink, stove, drawers, cupboards & fridge

Appliances:
- Propane furnace
- Propane / AC fridge
- Propane stove

Systems:
- 2 x 140AH batteries
- 2000 w inverter
- DC to DC battery charger
- 6 x 120V power ports
- 37L water tank
- 37L waste tank
- All new safety equip.

Included Extras:
- Road safety/emergency kit
- Cassette tape deck & aux adapter
- Vintage dishes, cutlery, pots & pans
- Linens/towels, pillows, light/heavy blankets incl.

To know:
- Sleeps 4 but it'll be cozy! 2 is better or 2+2 kids
- Approx 20-25L/100km hwy, 30-35L/100km city
- Can handle short dirt road trips but Nothing off-road

*Message for airport pickup/delivery quote*

What's included

- The van is filled with 70s-original furnishings, vintage dinnerware and cooking gear plus a box of amazing 80s original cassette tapes from the second owner.
- All linens included (bedding, blankets, towels, facecloths, teatowels, dishcloths)
- Most of your kitchen basics needed are in the van, including soaps, spices, oil, sugar, cooking gadgets, coffee setup (italian or turkish mokas are extra-charge), pots, pans, cutting boards, knives etc
- Safety gear package included (jumper cables, flagging and hi-vis safety gear, etc)
- New tires and brakes, plus a ton of engine work

I can provide camping gear (chairs, propane bbq, hitch carrier, etc) for a small extra fee.

Recommendations

Perfect vintage rig for a retro adventure with your friends, kids or family. Relive your childhood or just show your kids how it used to be done. We've worked hard to keep it original and preserve the classic 70s feel of the entire experience.

We've toured Vancouver Island, the BC Interior, Coast to Coast BC to ON and the ON cottage country plenty of times in her and she is really a gorgeous girl, treat her like you would treat your grandma please!

Other things to note

It's a vintage van, so be understanding of that. Everything works and she's inspected, fixed and nursed back to amazing shape, but she still drives like a 70s motorhome! Not fast but safe and reliable.

No logging roads, no festivals without permission and no overloading of passengers. Thanks for respecting our vintage van!

* Please be careful when you open the back left door, the spare tire goes straight against the tail light and break the plastic! Those plastics are getting rare to find and expensive. If broken, I will deduct $100.00 from the security deposit.
* If I suspect that the renters smoked in the vehicle, I will deduct $100.00 from the security deposit.
* If I suspect that the renters had a "Furry copilots" in the Van, I will deduct $100.00 from the security deposit (we love pets, but Suzanne is a vintage beauty and her seats are delicate).
* If the renter brings back the vehicle without emptying the Grey and Black tanks (Porta-potty, etc.), I will deduct $100.00 from the Security Deposit.
* If the renter brings back the vehicle without filling up the gas tank, I will deduct the amount required to fill the gas tank from the Security Deposit.
* If the renter brings back the vehicle without cleaning the Coleman grill and butane stove (if used), I will deduct $50.00 from the Security Deposit.

N.B. We always used the portable toilet just for night "liquid" waste. Please don't use it for "solid" waste.


Features

1979 Dodge Sportsman
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 seatbelts
  • Fresh water: 10 gal
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Fuel capacity: 36 gal
  • Automatic transmission

Amenities

  • Toilet
  • Audio Inputs
  • Radio
  • Dining Table
  • Kitchen Sink
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Heater

Meet your host, Stefano

Member since 2022

Hi, we are Steve and Sally, a multicultural couple from Venice/ Italy and Georgia. After we bought Suzanne, we travelled around mainland BC and Vancouver Island for a couple of years, drove 4500 Km coast to coast from BC to Ontario. Suzanne is a beast, she never let us down!
https://www.instagram.com/suzanne.the.camper.van/

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Rules and policies

  • Not pet friendly
  • No music festivals
  • No tailgating
  • No smoking
  • 200 free kilometers / day
24/7 roadside assistance
Learn more about Roadside Assistance

Roadside assistance on every rental, plus help planning your trip or operating the RV.

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Add-ons

Enhance your trip with these add-ons. Available at checkout.

bbq
small propane bbq
$10.00
/per day
Camping chairs
2 chairs
$5.00
/per day
Garage parking
Private indoor garage parking spot for your car
$20.00
/per day

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There’s a 4 night minimum stay

Discounts
  • Weekly (7-29 nights): 5% off nightly rate
  • Monthly (30+ nights): 9.9% off nightly rate
Fees
  • Security deposit: $1,000.00 (refundable)
  • Prep fee: $100.00. This fee will cover preparing and sanitizing the unit prior to each rental.
Suzanne the Camper Van

Dates




Reviews

(5)

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Cleanliness

4.8

Maintenance

4.2

Value

5

Guest photos

Stefan H.

October 20225

suzanne is a beautiful machine. spec’d as you would expect from the era with very clean and accurate interior detailing. the hosts are fantastic. they were able to work around a short notice booking on my end and went out of their way to make it possible. they couldn’t be nicer. buckle up for a throwback voyage in this very photogenic camper van!

Amandine B.

October 20225

Stefano’s answer

🥰🙏🏼

Brittany C.

September 20225

It was a joy to rent Suzanne from start to finish. I spent 4 days travelling and camping with my two kids (ages 5 and 7) and we had plenty of room. Suzanne is not too big to handle, but is spacious inside, and we had no issues at all. Stefano and Salome were extremely helpful, providing ongoing support and communication (that I needed as a first-time campervan/RV traveller). A beautiful van and memories to last a lifetime :)

4 Photos submitted by Brittany C.

Murilo S.

August 20225

We had a great time with Suzanne! Stefano was very supportive with our needs and everything went smooth. Highly recommended!

Albrecht M.

June 20225

We had a great trip to Bruce Peninsula, with ferry to Manitoulin Island and a Visite of Kilnary Nationalpark.
The Van was perfect for us.
All Communication with Stefano worked very well and fair!! Thanks for all!

3 Photos submitted by Albrecht M.

Michelle L.

May 20225

Great ride with suzanne! Stefano and his wife was a great host. They Answered any questions we had promptly and made sure we had a great experience.

5 Photos submitted by Michelle L.


Have a question?Get answers directly from the owner

Q.Can you collect me and drop off at Toronto airport?
A.
Absolutely! We do charge an extra $50 for this service (on top of the usual 100$ delivery fee) as it requires us to be a bit more flexible if arrival and departure times change, and we need to pay airport parking fees.

Q.What toilet facilities are there in the van?
A.
There is a standard porta-potty, which can be used inside or moved outside. We consider this a backup/emergency option (liquid waste only)! Feel free to use it, but if you do please dispose of the waste (instructions provided at pick-up) before returning the van. Used, non-emptied porta-pottys will incur a 100$ extra fee.

Q.How long do handovers take?
A.
Please allow one hour to do the pre-trip handover and test drive, and 30 minutes to do the return handover.

Location

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Richmond Hill, Ontario

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