Where to stay near Vancouver?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 957 house rentals near Vancouver. From 459 houses to 232 apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vancouver for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vancouver?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Vancouver:

  • Downtown: 287 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 154 vacation rentals
  • Yaletown: 213 vacation rentals
  • West End: 202 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 230 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Vancouver?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Vancouver. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stanley Park: 1,022 home rentals
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1,016 home rentals
  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,027 home rentals
  • BC Place Stadium: 998 home rentals
  • Granville Island Public Market: 1,032 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vancouver listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Vancouver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 459 houses in Vancouver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vancouver include:

  • Apartments: 232 lodging choices
  • Condos: 173 lodging choices
  • Townhomes: 35 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with free wifi in Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with free wifi among our 99 vacation homes with free wifi available in Vancouver.

    Vancouver Apartment Rentals

    Vancouver is one of Canada’s largest cities and has a vast array of things to see and do. The Vancouver apartment rentals are amazing and you can settle in for your visit right in the heart of all the action. From the green expanse of Stanley Park to the nearby mountains and the glistening water, Vancouver has natural wonders for you to explore. The city itself is filled with shopping, dining and entertainment to rival any other city in the world, and from an apartment rental you’ll have easy access to it all!

    Vancouver Apartment Rentals Are Near Art and Cultural Attractions

    Vancouver is a great spot for art lovers. The Vancouver Art Gallery showcases a collection of permanent pieces including over 200 important works by artists such as Mark Chagall and Emily Carr. The beautiful building in which it is housed is something to see all on its own! The Museum of Vancouver features changing exhibits in a wide variety of areas to keep things interesting. The VanDusen Botanical Garden is a living exhibit of the art and beauty that nature can provide.

    Vancouver Condo Rentals – Close to Family Fun

    People of all ages will find much to do in Vancouver. The Vancouver Aquarium is one of the biggest family attractions in the area. This aquarium has over 10,000 creatures on display, along with dolphin and whale shows, and lets you get up close and personal with the denizens of the deep. Maplewood Park is perfect for families looking for some animal encounters on dry land. More than 200 animals and birds are showcased here, and the kids can get hands-on with some of them! The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is both fun and educational for those who dream of the stars.

    Explore Natural Beauty from Vancouver Vacation Rentals

    It’s always thrilling to take a trip up Grouse Mountain in a gondola and gaze at the spectacular view of the surrounding area. If you don’t have a fear of heights, the Capilano Suspension Bridge is a must see. The bridge was built in 1889 and spans the Capilano River from a height of 450 feet. If you don’t feel up to the crossing, visit the gift shop and relax among the ancient pines. Of course, the city’s many parks, including waterfront Stanley Park, provide the perfect place to sit and have a picnic on a sunny afternoon.

    Dine in or Out

    In one of Canada’s most cosmopolitan cities, you are sure to find fabulous food no matter what you like to eat. Vancouver has several world-class restaurants and a variety of cuisines. If you’re looking for something top notch for a romantic evening, Five Sails Restaurant is recommended for its outstanding menu and view of the harbour below. Cinema Public House in the Granville district has fabulous food at a much lower price. Vancouver has jumped on the food cart craze with gusto, and you can find everything from Korean to Mexican food right on the street – perfect for a fast lunch or a late night snack. Of course, you can also head back to your comfortable Vancouver condo rental and have a quiet dinner at home!

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    Sightseeing in and around Vancouver

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Vancouver has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Grouse Mountain (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Cypress Mountain (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
    • Vancouver Aquarium (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Hastings Racecourse (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Playland Amusement Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Empire Fields (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Vancouver

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Vancouver is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Stanley Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • False Creek (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Sunset Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • English Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.9 km)