About the Homestay
*Top-floor Rooms *Spacious House *Excellent Transit *Vibrant Neighbourhood
Relax in your private room in a comfortable double or single bed on the bright TOP FLOOR or Main Floor of a 100 year old Heritage House. Each room has a dresser, desk, chair and locking door. Bedding and towels provided. Wash and Dry clothes on-site in the shared laundry machines.
Make yourself at home and cook in the full kitchen, hang out on the couch in the shared living room.
There are two fridges so each guest will have a shelf to use
Share two bathrooms with other housemates.
Enjoy the company of other Homestay Guests.
Step out in to the lively and eclectic Commercial Drive Neighbourhood.
Share cleaning duties with other guests.
Connect to the whole city by Skytrain:
Get Downtown in 12 minutes on the Skytrain.
Walk 3 minutes to Vancouver's main transit hub, The Commercial-Broadway Skytrain Station.
Buy groceries less than a 10 minute walk away.
I am warm and welcoming but will give you lots of space and privacy. This is perfect for very independent guests who are at least 19 years old. I will be there to answer questions and to give directions.
Share a kitchen, bathroom and living room with other homestay students.
*Suitable for guests who are 19 years old and older.*
I have a small Jack Russell Terrier Dog who is shy and always stays close to me.
Please note that the fire place in the dinning room does not work. We are not able to burn anything in it.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
AWESOME NEIGHBOURHOOD and LOCATION!
Experience the best of Vancouver's fun, eclectic, and vibrant Commercial Drive Neighbourhood filled with cafes, restaurants, coffee shops, funky shops, yoga studios, Bowling Alley, loads of services, and bakeries & grocery stores.
Connect to the whole city by Skytrain:
Broadway-Commercial Skytrain Station only 2oo metres / 3 minute walk from the house.
Get to the heart of downtown Vancouver in 12 minutes.
Easy transportaion to Vancouver Community College, Langara, SFU, UBC and Emily Carr.
Check the Translink Web Trip Planner to see how you can get around on transit.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Amusement Park
- Water sports
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Cleaning chores will be required.
Must be over 19 years old.
No Cooking of any kind in the bedrooms.
No cooking Appliances of any of the bedrooms.
No Candles, Incense, lighters, matches, or burning of any kind.
Passport must be shown when you check in to verify your identity. We will take a photo of it for our records.
Absolutely no cooking or cooking appliances in bedrooms
No Candles, Incense, lighters, matches, or burning of any kind
Keep the front and back doors locked at all times
No parties or Events.
No Unregistered Guests
Remove your shoes when you come in. Slippers or indoor shoes highly recommended
Wash your bedding at least every two weeks
Vacuum, mop, dust, wipe surfaces & empty garbage in your own room once per week
Say No To Drugs! (No Drugs)
No pets (except Dotty)
No loud music or noise at any time.
Quiet hours are from 10:00pm to 8:00am
Lost Keys = $50
Fake tan = BYO Sheets
Smoking is not allowed.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.