About the Homestay

Urban Spacious
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

My Family have been hosting international student from different countries for more than 10 years. We are a family that you can easily get along with us, because we treat you as a part of the family. Our house is close to the bus stop and skytrain station, 10 minutes going to downtown. We close to many restaurant and superstore in our neighboorhood.

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 10 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Check-in date must be before 06 Sep 2020

Available for given dates

room 1/ ground floor
From $25 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This room is a single bed, and located at the ground floor, shared kitchen and washroom with other student.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Weekly Price
$200
Monthly price
$760
Suite Room
From $33 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

this room is a large double bed for 1 person or couple. the suite has own kitchen washroom and living room, it is on the ground floor south facing with great sunlight.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Weekly Price
$270
$349
Monthly price
$1,000
$1,411
roon 2/ ground floor
From $26 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Weekly Price
$210
Monthly price
$800
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About the Area

our house is located close to the skytrain and a very quiet and safe neighborhood, we are close to downtown, 10 minutes by skytrain. 1 minutes walk to bus stop and 5 minutes walk to skytrain. There are a lots of restaurant and store in our neighborhood. The area is full of trendy cafes, restaurant and stores. and close to trout lake park. Accessable of any public transportation.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Full Breakfast
  • Half Board
  • Full Board
  • Packed lunch

House Rules

by negotiation.

Smoking is not allowed.

17 Reviews

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    Ecuador
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    November 2019

    I enjoyed staying at Estela's house, she was polite and gave me the space that I needed. The place is well located close to the Nanaimo Train Station and at 30 minutes from downtown. Thanks Estela.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Estela in ,

    Hi Juan Thank you so much for your good comments. I enjoyed your stay with us .you friendly and organized person. Easily to get along with you and comfortable to talk too. Thank you.

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    Spain
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    November 2019

    This guest awarded the host 5 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    Spain
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    I arrived as a newcomer to Canada and Estela made me feel like I was home, an important thing when you travel so far.

    Estela and their family are wonderful people, they will support you in everything you need. They gave me advice, and they even invited me to go to events with them, it was an amazing experience! It is a versatile family, they can get along with you or give your space if you are more of a solitary person.

    The place is spacious and clean, and in a very calm neighborhood. You even get a separated kitchen and washroom that is shared with the other tenants.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Estela in ,

    Hi Francisco,

    Thank you so much for the beautiful review that you wrote for me. Hope Ill see you again.

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    France
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    July 2019

    This guest awarded the host 5 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    Taiwan
    Age 55 - 64

    4 hearts
    July 2019

    This guest awarded the host 4 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    Mexico
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    June 2019

    Estela is an excellent host, very attentive and kind. I felt comfortable while staying with her. I would definitely stay with her again!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Estela in ,

    Thank you Laura hope. I will see you again. You too you are very kind and friendly.
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    Philippines
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    May 2019

    I found a new friend in the person of Estela. Very accommodating, she tour me around with tourist spots in Vancouver. Her place is very convenient from public transportation to restaurants and shops. It will be my go place when I visit Vancouver again.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Estela in ,

    Thank you Ruth. Hope ill see you again.

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    Taiwan
    Age 25 - 34

    1 heart
    March 2019

    The most frustrating and disappointing stay I have ever experienced. First, active area was limited in basement, students didn't get access to tv and entertaining in living room, what I lived is not “homestay”..As for breakfast, simple toast was barely enough, the damn milk no longer offered since 3rd week even I reminded, I bought myself eventually...
    I strongly recommend international students who hope a well interaction or communication in English with home family eliminating this one as your consideration ..
    fortunately rental is affordable but I would rather spend more in terms of quality...

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Estela in ,

    I had a terrible experience with this student. He expected that I was going to provide milk or breakfast every single day when he was only paying 20 dollars a day. I really didn't have time to talk to this student because he was coming home very late in the evening, and I was already in bed sleeping. Anyway I hosted so many student for almost 15 years and always received thins only one negative comment from this student. Paying very low and expecting a lot. Where you can find a place in Vancouver where you pay only 20 dollars a day and provide a light breakfast? Anyway, I have so many happy students who always come back and stay in my place.

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    Iran
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    January 2019

    Stella is a very nice and welcoming person

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    France
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    November 2018

    I had a great stay with Estela. She was so kind, helpful and generous! She even took me to the Capilano suspension bridges on her day off :) Totally recommend her homestay

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Estela in ,

    Thank you Caroline.

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