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2 Bedrooms
2 Beds

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**I might have room for you. If this apartment is booked for your desired dates, check my other listings under my profile**

Enjoy the charm of a heritage building while staying at the best location in downtown Vancouver.

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This smart layout allows privacy to both bedrooms, divided by the living room

This smart layout allows privacy to both bedrooms, divided by the living room

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The Space
Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM


Extra people: $40 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: $60
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

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.
This apartment comfortably accommodates 4 people: each of the two bedrooms has its own full ensuite bathroom and closet. An extra 5th guest can sleep in the living room's sofa bed.

2 queen-size beds
high-quality linens and towels
high-speed wireless internet
TV and cable
Wifi printer
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

Guest Access

The building:
3 high-speed elevators
gym and sauna
no-smoking environment
security electronic keys to the building and elevator
free laundry room - 4 washer and dryers on the same floor

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.

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.

The Neighborhood

The building is at the corner of Nelson and Burrard streets, right at the centre of downtown. Restaurants and shops are steps away, plus the convenience of a supermarket across the street.

Getting Around

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.

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.

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House Rules

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.
No pets.

And these are my own little rules:
No unregistered guests.
No more than 8 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).

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

3 nights minimum stay

The couch is a sofa-bed and can acommodate an extra guest

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About the Host, Lili

Vancouver, Canada
Member since July 2010
Response rate: 98% (past 30 days)
Response time: within a few hours


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