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Kits Point Garden Suite w/ Hot Tub - Steps from Beaches and Granville Island

Bedrooms 2
Space 83 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Your Sanctuary In The Heart Of Vancouver.

The Garden Suite has been newly renovated and is beautifully decorated with eclectic art and a blend of vintage and modern furnishings. There is a flat screen TV and blue tooth MP3 player in the living room. Each of the 2 bedrooms has a queen bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you should need, including coffee maker, toaster, blender, microwave, dishwasher bakeware and serving dishes . The bathroom has a soaker tub and both hand held and rain shower heads.

Note: The suite is located in our private family home and there is some sound transfer between floors. We make an effort to be quiet, especially during sleeping times, but please let us know if you have any specific needs or requests. Also, being on the ground floor, the ceilings, (8', 7') are comfortable for most but low for some. There are a couple of low spots in the hallway.

The suite looks out onto the garden, which has three separate areas: one secluded spot with hot tub, (shared with upstairs guests); a large private covered area with table, bench, chairs and BBQ; and a quite corner for relaxing with a book. There is one parking spot off the garden.

Kits Point is a special neighborhood. Surrounded on three sides by beaches and public parkland overlooking English Bay, Stanley Park, and the North Shore Mountains. It is just across the Burrard Street Bridge from Downtown Vancouver. Everything you need is at your doorstep here including specialty shops, wonderful cafes, pubs, world class restaurants and shopping along West 4th Avenue. The parks surrounding "The Point" are home to The Macmillan Space Centre, the Vancouver Maritime Museum and the Museum of Vancouver, which is a stop for Vancouver's hop-on-hop-off Trolley Tours.

The gorgeous Oceanside parkland include, beachside tennis and basketball courts, Kits Beach Pool, the worlds largest, (115 meter), saltwater swimming pool and the Kitsilano Showboat, an iconic Vancouver summer outdoor performance spot!

Granville Island with it's artists' studios, cafes, bars, restaurants and live theatres is just a beautiful 15 minute walk away along the waterfront. Skiing is beautiful at the local mountains, Grouse, Cypress and Seymour, each a 30-40 minute drive away.

Downtown Vancouver is a beautiful walk away across the Burrard street Bridge, or five minutes by car or bus.

More Details

Member since: 2001
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Joanne

We love to travel, but find it hard to leave our beloved Kit's Point. Wherever we go and as much as we love it we're always amazed by the breathtaking beauty of home once we return.

Joanne purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Joanne chose West Side

We originally bought here because of the gorgeous surrounding parks and beaches. Since then we've come to love the entire neighbourhood, not just the convenience to everything, but the feeling of community here.

What makes this apartment unique

Surrounded by nature, yet close to everything the city has to offer.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in West Side, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 83 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom features soaker tub and rain showerhead.
  • soaker tub, rain shower and hand held shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Kits Point Garden Suite w/ Hot Tub - Steps from Beaches and Granville Island
average rating of 4.571429 based on 21 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Place was clean and had everything we needed! The hot tub was an extra bonus! Joanne was very nice upon arrival and quick to respond to emails! Location! Location! Location! Kits beach and the pool were just around the corner, short walk to Grandville Island and the Ferries, and convenient to everything we wanted to see!! We never needed a car! Loved our place and Loved Vancouver!!! Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: 2-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awww, thank you Nicole. So glad you enjoyed your stay and so nice to meet you and your family. I hope you can return one day. Cheers, Joanne
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Great location, awesome amenities

  • 5 of 5

Great location and very comfortable home! It’s a basement unit but has big bright windows you feel like you are in a house. Everything was super clean and the kitchen had everything I needed to cook multiple meals for my family. Didn’t get to use the hot tub due to weather but it’s nice and secluded. Can’t wait to return in the summer time.

  • Submitted: 25-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice words Frances. so glad you enjoyed the suite. I do hope the sun shines for your next trip! Cheers, Joanne
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10 adults and one baby of 10 months.

Great place. Everything we needed was there. Very comfortable and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Location was fantastic easy walk to Kits beach. We had a car so parking was a bonus. Public transport only a short walk. Hot tub and barbeque great. Instructions were clear. Joanne has made it like home from home. We would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay Phil. Thank you for the kind words. I hope you can return one day. Cheers, Joanne
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Quiet, clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

First off, thanks Joanne for your accommodation of my early check in request! This is a nice spot, good location and very quiet. Great kitchen facilities, good internet and super shower! It is a basement suite so it does feel a bit "damp"! Once again, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this highly to anyone looking for a good place to stay in Kits!

  • Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, close to Stanley Park & Granville Island

  • 3 of 5

Provides all the equipment. Clean with comfortable beds. A bit of a dark place, low cielings, no view.

  • Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location & so well equipped!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying here! The house had everything we needed, loved having a full kitchen. So handy to lots of great attractions & the bus into the central city is just a block down the street. Joanne & Geoff were great hosts & very helpful. Thanks for a great time!

  • Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to have you and your family here. So happy you enjoyed your stay. Happy travels. Geoff and Joanne
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
3 blocks
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in West Side, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break
Mar 16 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - Jun 29 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jun 30 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2018 - Dec 20 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$100

Rates are for up to 4 guests.
Minimum stay of 2 nights, 3 nights on long weekends.
Winter Special: 3/2 on weekends, 4/3 on weekdays.
July and August rentals are weekly only, from Saturday to Saturday.
Rentals of one month include weekly cleaning and are tax exempt.
Rates to be confirmed at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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