NEW Private Dbl Room B & City Wifi

House - Private room · East 33rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5R 2S3, Canada

The Space

BOOKING LAST MINUTE? NO PROBLEM. We can usually approve your request and grant access within a couple hours.

Make your home-base here with us in our brand new home just outside downtown Vancouver – away from the bustle but close to the action! I'm a fellow traveller when the budget allows it, so I understand what its like to be living on the road. We hope to make your stay as easy and enjoyable as possible.

DESCRIPTION
This is a large private room with a double bed suitable for one or two travellers. Clean sheets, pillows and towels are provided. A small desk and chair is also provided. The room includes a dresser and a small desk and chair. Password protected high-speed wireless internet (50Mbps) is included in the home and we also provide access to city-wide wifi during your stay as well. We have a passcode-enabled lock on the front door so you can come and go as you like (no curfew, restricted access, or keys to lose).

Other amenities include:
✓ Keyless entry
✓ Includes city-wide wifi for 1 device
✓ Central location (10 minutes to downtown, Metrotown, Richmond)
✓ Convenient transit (5 main bus routes, 2 skytrain stations)
✓ Safe neighbourhood
✓ Free (Super) High Speed Internet (up to 50Mbs)
✓ Free local outgoing phone calls
✓ Ample free street parking
✓ Shared living room with TV & HD channels
✓ Radiant in-floor heating
✓ Shared bathroom with tub/shower
✓ Use of kitchen permitted (please keep clean)
✓ Access to microwave, stove, oven, dishwasher, and fridge
✓ Access to Miele washing machine and dryer

AREA
We are located a short distance from downtown Vancouver in the much quieter Cedar Cottage community (about 10 minutes by car). There is plenty of free street parking around the house.

The area around the house is one of the cheapest parts of the city to eat out in. If you love asian foods, like pho, sushi, or chinese, you will be in nirvana. There are also some excellent Mexican, Central American, and even Portugese restaurants close by.

There is a new modern drug store located 1/2 a block away that sells almost anything you may need from packaged food items, to toiletries, magazines, medicine, and electronics.

Our home is at the intersection of many transit options, so getting around is very convenient. There are two Skytrain stations within walking distance (less than a 10 minute walk). Or jump on one of several nearby buses that connect with the Skytrain or take them directly to downtown, Stanley Park, UBC, Metrotown, Richmond, YVR Airport, or North Vancouver. Even Grouse Mountain and the Capilano Suspension Bridge are easily accessible by transit. Commercial Drive and Main Street (~5-10 mins away) are both close by and full of trendy shops, restaurants and hipster hangouts.

ABOUT US
My partner and I live here along with her curious and friendly son (6 years old). We really enjoy meeting new people and hearing about their travels, so don't be shy. There is usually one or two other guests in the house as well, which can be a great source of information if you compare stories. We will mostly provide you with privacy but if you have any questions or need assistance there is almost always someone around, please don't hesitate to ask.

BOOKING
If the dates you want are available, book immediately to avoid losing your priority! You don't need to ask if the dates are available – we'll let you know if there is any conflict. If the dates you want show up as not available, please check with us as there are often cancellations and other options that the calendar does not show.

Thank–you for your interest, and Happy Travels!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $20 CAD / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Monthly Price: $950 CAD /month
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • Brad was very accommodating considering I needed a place to rent for a week. He was help with finding a good route taking the bus or the sky train to get around. The bus stop and sky train was in walking distance. The room was cozy and just right for me.

    February 2014
  • Found this place day of. Got the reservation sorted out over text as I drove up to Vancouver. Place was easy to find (nice LED house number outside it) and the inside looked great. Brad was very friendly and chatty. Room was clean and as advertised. Worked great.

    November 2012
  • His house was so lovely and really close to downtown so that I could easily go to downtown and hang out with my friends. Also, the room which he provided me was bigger than I expected and so warm. I really slept well. If you are coming to Vancouver this place is pretty great. hope we can meet again. Thank you very much.

    November 2012
  • Brad and Jody are the best hosts ever. They're fun, happy people with a wealth of knowledge about Vancouver, ziplining venues, off-the-beaten path restaurants, and even cutting-edge high tech. Their home offers privacy, convenient street parking with quick access to major thoroughfares, nearby public transportation, and the ease of staying in a quiet neighborhood within minutes of the city center. I look forward to staying with them on my next venture in B.C. and recommend them without hesitation.

    November 2012
  • My stay with Brad and his family was like coming home. The house was inviting, warm, and comfortable. They are wonderful hosts and I would stay there again if the opportunity arises. The kitchen was easily accessable, the bathroom was clean and nice, and the room / bed was extremely comforting. The location was spot on. Very easy to navigate to points of interests and Brad was more than accomodating with maps, directions, and suggestions for entertainment, dining, and sight seeing. You would be remiss not to stay in this home. The are the best in the world!

    October 2012
  • Brad was an excellent host. He was quick and detailed with his messages and his home was perfect for a night in Vancouver. There is no doubt I will be looking to book his home in future Vancouver trips. The experience was pleasant and I am pleased to with my choice to stay at his home. I highly recommend it!

    October 2012
  • My boyfriend and me we stayed with Brad and his family for 5 weeks and we had a very good time there. It does not take long time to get to downtown, highway 1 and there are many asian restaurants and small supermarkets around there. The family is very nice and open minded and we could use everything in the kitchen and the washing machine, but the kitchen was not cleaned very frequently. The room was not that large, but it was enough for 2 persons for some weeks. Brad`s house is a good place to meet other visitors of Vancouver!

    September 2012
  • We had a wonderfull time in Vancouver. Brad was a great host and we enjoyed the contacts. We could do our laundry and made ourself at home.
    We hope we can join Brad as our host on our next Vancouver tour as well.

    August 2012
  • Brad and Jodi were great hosts. Their house is lovely, clean and modern. I had the large bedroom on the ground level and it suited me perfectly for my week and a half stay in Vancouver. It's about 10 minutes walk from the sky train (really easy to find) which was great for getting into down town. There is a sushi place just down the road too which I loved!
    I was sick for a few days and Brad and Jodi even offered me home made soup....really lovely people!
    The other people staying in the house were also great, people from everywhere and all walks of life, very interesting to talk to everyone there :) Highly recommend.

    August 2012
  • we really enjoyed the time we spent in brad´s home !
    brad was very friendly when we reached his place. the room was small but fine. although the bathroom was supposed to be shared, we have never seen anybody else using it so there were no problems at all.
    brad was very helpful. he recommendet us his favourite restaurants as well as he explained us how to get where we wanted to go.
    the room was just a few trainstations away from downtown and therefore a very comfortable alternative to the run-down hostels of the city itself! :)
    i can definitely reccomend staying with brad.

    August 2012
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I've traveled a fair amount, but I'm always happy to return home to beautiful Vancouver. Some of my favorite places so far include; Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, Costa Rica, Turkey, and Japan. I have many more yet to get to, and many more favorites to discover. I'm pretty easy going and like meeting new people and hearing about their travels. I've already added several destinations to my "bucket list" based on our guests. I also enjoy some of the best things in life; such as football, snowboarding, a good movie (which is unfortunately rare), I hate television (but admit that Breaking Bad is awesome), and love a few video games. I think we are living through the most fabulous period of human existence and really think we should all just lighten up a bit. As a host, I will pretty much let you decide what kind of experience you want. If you want to hang out and talk, I'm all for it but if you prefer to do your own thing and hang out in your room, that's cool too. I've lived in Vancouver my entire life, so I should be able to answer any question or make some suggestions for you, no matter what your looking for. As a traveller, I usually don't have much of a plan. I prefer to meander and find the places that the locals enjoy. I often have no idea what I'm looking for until I'm standing right in the middle of it. I'd love any suggestions you may have! Life motto? Really? Well, Steve Jobs adopted the best motto from the last issue of The Whole Earth Catalog, and I like to keep good company, so I'll say what he would say: "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish"
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