Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Downtown Eastside is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Downtown Eastside. This cosmopolitan and welcoming city entices travelers with its bars and gardens. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Eastside

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Downtown Eastside a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Empire Fields (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Eastside

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Downtown Eastside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • False Creek (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Waterfront Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Sunset Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Downtown Eastside

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 30.4 mi (48.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Downtown Eastside?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 132 house rentals near Downtown Eastside. From 17 Houses to 106 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown Eastside is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Eastside?

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 Downtown Eastside:

  • Kitsilano: 173 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 363 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 645 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 708 vacation rentals
  • West End: 310 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 Downtown Eastside?

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

  • Port of Vancouver: 1,258 home rentals
  • Rickshaw Theatre: 1,257 home rentals
  • Vancouver Police Museum: 1,256 home rentals
  • Ballantyne Cruise Terminal: 1,254 home rentals
  • White Rock Beach: 389 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Eastside 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 Downtown Eastside?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 17 Houses in Downtown Eastside. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Eastside include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 5 lodging choices
  • Studios: 39 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown Eastside?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 44 vacation homes with pool available in Downtown Eastside.

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