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5 Star Accommodation with Amazing Views (Minimum Stay - 14 Days)

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Immaculate. Modern. Fantastic Location. Amazing Views. Excellent Value!

Location! Location! Location! Enjoy a 5-Star property in the heart of Vancouver. This 700 sq ft luxury condo is fully equipped for your longer term executive accommodation or extended vacation. Tastefully decorated with high-end furnishings and all the trappings of a luxury hotel. Walking distance to Everything! Shopping, Entertainment, Dining, and Public Transit. And let's not forget the Spectacular Mountain and Ocean Views! Enjoy the excellent service of an experienced and hospitable landlord. Secured parking and wifi is INCLUDED!

This is a spacious one-bedroom condo, with a queen bed. Rates are based on two guests.

More Details

Owner
Gerry
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018

About Gerry

Gerry and Erin are your hosts. They are passionate travellers, but love their beautiful hometown of Vancouver. They have stayed in many places all over Europe and North America, and as a result, they know what travelers are looking for - cleanliness, safety, warm surroundings, and excellent service. We look forward to having you stay with us

Gerry purchased this condo in 2011

Why Gerry chose Downtown

Our friends and family love coming to stay here. The location is perfect, and when you compare the price to Vancouver hotels (or other Home Away properties), the Spectrum is the perfect choice.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Gerry, just thought I'd let you know how much we enjoyed staying at your place. We had a wonderful stay and thoroughly enjoyed the city and view.

Thanks again
Aug 2015
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Downtown, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 22
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM / Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • restaurant dining guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The condo sleeps 2 adults comfortably with a queen bed in the bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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5 Star Accommodation with Amazing Views (Minimum Stay - 14 Days)
average rating of 4.840909 based on 63 reviews
Crawford, Texas
5

Perfect City Retreat for Two

  • 5 of 5

- Clean and light filled condo

- Well stocked kitchen and linens

- Wonderful views of Downtown, and North Vancouver

- One block to Costco, and T & T Market

- Numerous restaurant choices nearby

- Mass public transportation almost at the front door

- Wonderful opportunities for walking, our favorite place was along the Seawall (fewer hills) :)

- Owner, Gerry, very quick to respond when asked for recommendations

- We were here in October, the leaves were spectacular even in the city

- This was our second time to rent this unit, given the opportunity, we will again

  • Submitted: 3-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind remarks! We loved having you stay here! Gerry and Erin owners
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4

Great Condo in Downtown Vancouver

  • 4 of 5

This condo is wonderfully located for every imaginable activity in Vancouver and has fabulous city and mountain views (from the 22nd floor of this building). The owners have appointed it very nicely and stocked it with everything a visitor could possibly want, from bottled and Brita water to Keurig and French press coffee makers, an electric kettle, lots of cutlery, tons of new towels, etc. They also provide basic provisions (tea, coffee, water, detergents, cleaning materials....). The bed is comfortable, as are all the furnishings. And, in a building around the corner there are adequate gym facilities and a nice pool. Lots of great restaurants are within easy walking distance. Costco is literally around the corner. The T&T supermarket, which has a delightfully Asian flair, is a five minute walk away, as is a wine and liquor store. Nearby coffee houses abound. The Skytrain station is just across the street. In short, everything is highly convenient. As an aside, I might mention that Vancouver drinking water from the tap is some of the best in the world. Bring your refillable bottle.

The owner, Gerry, was immediately responsive to all our queries, both before and during the stay.

Our only dissatisfactions result from issues the owners can't really address. There for two weeks (nearly), during half of our stay one of the two elevators in the building was out of service. So, waits were fairly long. Taking the trash and recycling down to the basement is a small challenge, as well. Also, at least two of the windows in the condo cannot be fully closed. So, there is a good deal of noise from the street. If you are a light or late sleeper, I would seriously recommend ear plugs and a sleep mask.

  • Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Fabulous view...great location...however---

  • 3 of 5

A very tired and poorly maintained building, beginning with the entrance/lobby--torn furniture, tattered rug, not clean and one elevator was not working for most of the two weeks we were there. We were very impressed with the building's garbage/recycling area---very clean and well organized and very eco-friendly.

The unit itself, was very tired and needed a deep clean in all areas. Whoever does the owner-Gerry's-- cleaning-- does not serve him well at all. We will be letting him know exactly what we were unhappy about but suffice it to say that the place needs a great deal of attention. I spent a lot of time cleaning the place, before settling in and I don't expect to have to do that when one rents a condo through VRBO, especially at this price.

It was well equipped with just about anything one might need--eg., towels, dish cloths, kitchen appliances, cleaning supplies and it was great to have a washer and dryer. More dinner plates are needed in the kitchen and a sharp knives for cutting meat. The ones supplied are quite dull.

The bed was comfortable but new pillows and pillow covers are needed.

The storage closet was so full of junk that we could not use it for putting our suitcases in. The same goes for the cupboard under the bathroom sink.

We would recommend a new broom--a small, hand held vacuum as the large one he had was full and very heavy so that I could not use it. The shower head did not stay in place and the tub tap kept falling off. Needs attention. There is no stopper in the bathroom sink.

With a deep, spring clean and attention to more detail fixes this condo could be a five star, as the location and view are spectacular. We were quite disappointed to find that the condition of this condo did not meet our standards and our expectations given what we read on VRBO before renting this space.

We also encourage Gerry to install handrails outside the bathtub and in the tub as it is very dangerous to get in and out of the tub, being older and somewhat mobility challenged. It is a challenging process and someone may fall at some point.

We appreciated Gerry finding us another parking space in the building when we had to move our rental for the garage cleaning. He has organized a well set out arrival and exit process which was appreciated.

Once we cleaned the unit and organized our things to our satisfaction with the limited storage available, we enjoyed our experience and all Vancouver has to offer.

  • Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear of this guest's impression of my home. I am an owner who takes great pride in ensuring guests are cared for (as indicated in practically every other review). Cleaners do miss things from time to time, but it is unfortunate this guest did not notify me of her dissatisfaction until days after her departure. I can assure you that on the rare occasion an issue does come forward, my response time is immediate. I only wish I would have been offered an opportunity to right any supposed wrong. With respect to some of the issues: - The storage closet the guest is referring to is typically not available to guests (and stays locked). This is where we keep additional supplies and seasonal items. The condo does however have two other closets, a den and large-sized drawers in the bedroom that guests have full access to. - my so-called "tired condo" has been repainted, has new floors and a new couch within the last year. All sheets and linens are replaced every 6 months (whether they need replacing or not). - Thank you for your comment on needing a sharp knife, pillows and a stopper for the bathroom sink. That has been remedied.
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4

Great location for downtown activities

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I spent March at Gerry's condo. He was very professional and quick to respond to our questions. The location is perfect if you want to be right downtown. We enjoyed having a 25m pool and gym to use on the rainy days. Our bikes were safe in a bike storage and the bike paths were available right outside the door. Only con is that with being right downtown it can be noisy with sirens at all hours.

  • Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa
5

IDEAL Location - Spacious, bright apartment downtown!

  • 5 of 5

Gerry's apartment is in the perfect location. You can walk or transit anywhere in the city. The floor to ceiling windows are gorgeous - you can see the city, mountains, and water. The apartment has everything you need to live comfortably.

Gerry is an excellent host. He responds almost instantly to any questions or concerns. I highly recommend staying here if you are visiting the Vancouver!

  • Submitted: 5-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Very convenient location, close to downtown with hassle free parking. Clean and comfortable with a decent view.

  • Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
YVR
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Shark Club
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Horseshoe Bay
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Northlands
Nearest Train
20 Metres
Canada Line
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Trans Canada
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Chambar
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Grouse Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
English Bay
Car: not necessary

Steps away from all major sport and entertainment venues (BC Place, Rogers Arena, QE Theatre, The Centre for Performing Arts, Vogue, Orpheum & Van Library. Historic Gastown is 5 a minute walk to the north and trendy Yaletown is a 7 minute walk to the south. Location! Location! Location!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Downtown, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 2 2018
10 night minimum stay
C$179
C$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
10 night minimum stay
C$169
C$2,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$125
Refundable Damage Deposit C$500

- We take pride in keeping our residence to the very highest standard. As such, smoking or pets are NOT permitted in the suite or patio.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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