In the Heart of Downtown

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Nelson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2S1, Canada

The Space

**I might have room for you. If this apartment is booked for your desired dates, check my other listings in the same building. **

Enjoy the charm of a heritage building while staying at the best location in downtown Vancouver. This apartment is located at the Electra Building, the old BC Hydro company building from 1957. Renovated and adapted to residential in 1995 it retains the modernistic charm of the '50s. It was Vancouver’s first skyscraper, then the first commercial building to be designated heritage. At the 11th floor, you have sweeping views of the city and mountains.

The building:
3 high-speed elevators
gym and sauna
pool table
Social Club with outdoor area for barbecues
no-smoking environment
security electronic keys to the building and elevator
free laundry room - 4 washer and dryers on the same floor

queen-size bed
high-quality linens and towels
high-speed wireless internet
CD player and tuner
hair dryer
iron and iron board
phone with unlimited local calls

Fully equipped kitchen includes:
dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker
pots, pans, glasses, cutlery
basic condiments

The building is at the corner of Nelson and Burrard streets, right at the centre of downtown. You'll be able to walk everywhere: Convention Centre, Vancouver Art Gallery, Yaletown, Gastown, English Bay, Stanley Park and much more. Only 25 minutes by subway or cab from the airport. Restaurants and shops are steps away.

Please browse through the reviews on my other listings. I'll do everything to make your stay pleasant, comfortable, and stress-free.

Note: This is not a shared space. You'll have the place entirely to yourself.

**This apartment is not child-proof and not particularly good for small kids. Please consult me before making a reservation if you want to bring your children**

The Neighborhood

LGBT and straight friendly.

Other Things to Note

LGBT and straight friendly.
Please note that I only hand keys to the person who booked the reservation and you must show valid picture ID.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $33 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Cleaning Fee: $33
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Well, I had the good fortune to stay in one of Lili's apartments for the third time last week and it felt like coming into my own home.
    Once again, all was tidy and clean, our arrival time was accommodated even though Lili was not in town, the building was very quiet and you couldn't really have a better location for playing in Vancouver.
    Many thanks to both Lili and Fernanda for giving us such a comfortable and easy way to have time in the " big city"!
    The worst thing is finding an available opening as these places are in such demand so plan ahead - it's well worth it!
    I could not recommend Lili and her apartments any higher!
    Bons vacances!

    April 2014
  • Lili was such a great host. It was a pleasure to stay in her apartment with such a beautiful view of downtown vancouver. We recommend everyone to stay at Lili's apartment. We would love to stay there again!

    April 2014
  • What a fantastic place to stay! We had an awesome stay from the time we arrived until the minute we left. Lili picked us, and our gear, up from the train station and gave us a tour of the place.

    We like a clean, quiet place to stay and typically have trouble sleeping when we are away from home. This place gets 5 stars on all counts -- it was very nice and extremely quiet. AND, we were asleep in about 10 minutes every night we were there. The bed was fantastically comfortable and the sheets were super comfy.

    We also met the neighbor who recommended a bike around around Stanley Park! Very friendly.

    If I were to come back, and I would, I would pack fewer clothes (there is a free washer/dryer) and more creature comforts (e.g., snacks, coffee).

    Overall, two thumbs up!

    March 2014
  • Staying at Lili's place was such a positive experience. Lili takes her role as host seriously and goes to great lengths to ensure her guests love Vancouver. Check-in/check-out were smooth; corresponding with Lili before, during, and after our trip was easy; and the apartment was clean, comfortable, and had everything we needed. And the view from the apartment - amazing! This was also a great location; it was easy to walk to lots of restaurants, pubs, different neighborhoods, parks, etc. I would recommend Lili's place to anyone.

    March 2014
  • We had a great stay at Lili's. The apartment had everything we needed, and was centrally located. Lili was a pleasure to deal with.

    March 2014
  • My girlfriend and I spent 4 days in Vancouver staying in Lili's apartment.
    The apartment itself was an absolutely perfect downtown pad. Complete with everything we needed, as well as being clean as a whistle!
    Lili was a fantastic host. When we had flight delays, she was able to meet us and show us around at a later time. She was readily available if we needed anything during the stay as well.
    Definitely recommend the apartment to anyone looking for a sharp downtown nest!

    February 2014
  • My wife and I had a great stay at Lili's place. It is well stocked and very homey feeling compared to some of the other airbnb places we have stayed, but without feeling that you are in someone else's home or space. And of course it is really central. Lili was a great host, very attentive, sending us text messages during our stay to make sure all was well.

    Would definitely recommend staying here.

    February 2014
  • An awesome apartment with a great location, fab view of the city and peekaboo view of the mountains, easy access to restaurants and shops, and a very accommodating host. We had a great vacation!
    Thank you Lili!

    February 2014
  • This is the second time I have stayed with Lili and it was the same very positive experience. Lili is an expel are host who is reliable, diligent and attentive to her guests. The apartment was extremely clean and, of course, location, location, location was the best. I can recommend both the host, Lili, and the suites she manages without hesitation and will look forward to staying again; that is if she has an available space! Thanks again, Lili, for a great stay!

    February 2014
  • Wow Lili is a great host and upon arrival met us in the lobby and showed us to our apartment where we were wowed with the views and the apartment itself. Great location right in the centre of downtown and within walking distance of everything. You can't ask for more and she even emailed us to see if we were ok and if we needed anything. Love this place and would recommend it to all. Thank you Lili when we are in Vancouver again we will definitely be staying with you again. February 2014 Sandra and Greg

    February 2014
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I'm an Airbnb veteran, hosting since July 2010 and loving every minute of it. I do a lot of volunteering, namely as the vice-president of Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre, Director of Programming for Projecting Change Film Festival, and sit on the board of the Brazilian Consulate's Citizen Council. I immigrated from Brazil to Vancouver 6 years ago and Ken, my partner, is the chief film critic of the Georgia Straight, Vancouver's weekly entertainment newspaper. Ken's son lives with us and works at a local movie theatre while attending college. As you can imagine, we watch more movies in one year than most people in their whole lives! I love cooking and baking with the great local products we find here. I totally fell in love with Vancouver as soon as I got here, and I'm sure you will, too. (Or maybe you are returning for a visit and know exactly what I'm talking about!) You will find a clean and comfortable apartment at the perfect location to explore the city, and I will do my best to make your stay enjoyable and stress-free. Feel free to contact me with any questions. Hope to see you soon! Lili
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