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Enjoy the charm of a heritage building while staying at the best location in downtown Vancouver.
**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. The apartment is on the 6th floor.
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 kids**
3 high-speed elevators
gym and sauna
security electronic keys to the building and elevator
free laundry room - 4 washer and dryers on the same floor
high-quality linens and towels
sofabed in living room can accommodate a third guest
high-speed wifi (15MBPS)
HD TV and cable
iron and iron board
phone with unlimited local calls
Fully equipped kitchen includes:
dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker
pots, pans, glasses, cutlery
Interaction with Guests
I try to meet all my guests on check-in, hand the keys, and explain the basics f the apartment and neighbourhood. I will be available during your stay over the phone, and come by if you need any assistance.
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.
Other Things to Note
Things my guests love about this unit:
– Location! Awesome spot for exploring the city on foot.
– Free washer and dryer on the same floor.
– Quiet spot in a downtown setting
– Safe building and area.
– Supermarket one block away, open to midnight.
Things some guests don't like as much:
– The building has no parking. You can park nearby for around $20 per day, or ask me about my parking spot next door.
– The blinds don't cut the morning light completely.
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.
Guests must follow the strata bylaws and regulations. You will be asked to sign a Form K (a demand from the building's management), stating you will comply with these bylaws:
No smoking anywhere in the apartment or building, or up to 6 meters from the building's front door.
No drinking alcohol in the common areas of the building.
Respect the laundry room hours (8am to 11pm).
No noise in the lobby, elevators, or hallways.
And these are my own little rules:
No unregistered guests.
No more than 6 people in the apartment at any given moment.
Please remove your shoes when entering the unit (as Canadians do).
Please, avoid removing make-up on the towels. There are Kleenex, cotton pads and cotton swabs provided for that purpose.
Although I don't charge a safety deposit, I trust you to reimburse me in case of any incident (stains, broken glasses, lost keys, etc).
Lili was a great host, easy to communicate with and the apartment was spotless. Great place to stay!
The condo is the best place to stay in Vancouver. It is close to robson street. If you want to go shopping, I really recommend to stay the condo. Lily is very kind and a nice person!!!!!
We spent a great time! The apartment has everything! And it is located near all the important places. A wonderfull experience!!!!
Great location, and easy to get around! Lili was of help and always available to answer any question. Place is accurate to photographs
Thank you for a wonderful stay
L'appartement est très bien situé. Son positionnement dans le centre-ville a grandement contribué à l'appréciation de notre séjour. Toutes les attractions et les services sont à quelques minutes de marche. Lili a été très accueillante et accommodante pour notre arrivé hâtif et notre départ tardif.
Lilly was really thoughtful. The studio was soooooo good and convenient to stay in and located in the center of downtown.
Great location and so very comfortable. And all so seamlessly organised! Lili very kind and helpful.
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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 7 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. 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!