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Great location close to everything, 1/2 block to restaurants & boutiques galore!

Bedrooms 2
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment


About the property

2 bedrooms near trendy Main street in Vancouver

Located a quick 10-15 minute cab ride from the airport and a 7 minute drive to downtown Vancouver. Nestled in one of the most desirable areas in Vancouver, the Main street neighbourhood has become a destination for many Vancouverites and tourists alike. With a plethora of restaurants, bars, art galleries, antique shops and boutiques that are located there, this apartment offers all the comforts of home, along with all the conveniences of a busy metropolitan city steps from your door. This apartment is in a fully renovated heritage home on a tree lined, quiet neighbourhood street. (Every restaurant, bar and boutique in the photos is within a 1-8 minute walk from the suite, and I could have added another 30 more, but VRBO only allows 24 photos! This area is PACKED with great spots to eat, drink and shop in!) It is a garden level suite with an ample kitchen, living room, dining area, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and in-suite washer/dryer. Not only is the space equipped to accommodate 4 people, it is walking distance to countless bars, restaurants and boutiques along Main street. It is located in the middle of 7 different coffee shops, a bank and huge Shoppers Drug Mart a block away (it has everything you might need including groceries, cosmetics, pharmacy, etc) the regular grocery store is only 4 blocks away. Bus line is a half block away to take you downtown or to the skytrain line which will take you anywhere in the city. Within the suite is a binder that we have taken the time to create for the benefit of our guests, which contains information and suggestions on where to park, shop, eat, drink, socialize, swim and play in the area. New, Clean, and great location, what else could you ask for in beautiful Vancouver?


2 bedrooms each with a queen bed

In suite washer and dryer

2 bedrooms each with a queen bed

Security system.

Free parking

Free wifi

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

Why Helena chose East Side

The location is really the best part of this property. Main street has transformed over the last decade into a vibrant, colourful, 'happening' place filled with hundreds of restaurants, bars and boutiques. Simply go for a stroll outside our door and have countless options available to you for entertainment, food and shopping.

What makes this apartment unique

Very central for getting around Vancouver from this location. It is a 5-10 minute cab ride to anywhere downtown, and the sky train (also called to RAV line) is about a 15 minute walk away, and that will take you to every corner of the city. It is also a half hour drive from the local ski mountain (Grouse Mountain) and a 1.5 hour drive from Whistler Blackcomb mountain.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Heidi's place was great. The place was clean, comfortable, and in a great neighborhood. Everything was newly renovated and the place was very tastefully decorated. With two bedrooms and two large beds, the space was a perfect size for 4 people and a baby. Heidi was a warm and welcoming host, and this was the perfect place to come home to and relax after a tiring day.
May 2014
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East Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Brand new clean and modern bathroom with tub and shower, Has laundry (washer/dryer) in closet in the bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has a queen bed, padded headboard, fresh linens, 6 drawer chest of drawers, side table with reading lamp, and designer accents.
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Play pen available upon request.


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Great location close to everything, 1/2 block to restaurants & boutiques galore!
average rating of 4.9 based on 34 reviews

Way above expectations

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a five-day retreat for my son's fortieth birthday. It was perfect. The space is comfortable, immaculate, attractive, and functional. Our hosts were more than accommodating. Many of our needs or wants were anticipated, and those that weren't were accommodated. Any time I have occasion to be in Vancouver again, I will absolutely stay in the Sophia Suite. This is one of the most friendly and pleasant places I've stayed on vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such an amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at this rental! There were snacks when we got there and the heat was on for us after the long car ride to Vancouver. Beautiful place and great location! There was a binder of places to eat and visit created by the owners- so helpful! Heidi was wonderful and came to say hi and make sure everything was going well! I will stay here again for sure!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful hospitality, apartment & location

  • 5 of 5

We loved this apartment & loved the small things the owner did including having fresh pastries & snacks for us when we arrived. the Apartment was very nice and close to a lot of great restaurants. It was also walking distance to down town.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for 5 days in August. The suite was clean and comfortable - the host supplied some pastries, preserves, beverages and snacks which was a nice touch. I would recommend this rental to others who want to be in this neighbourhood.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, FL

Awesome location and owner. Thanks!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado USA

Great Location, Great Host

  • 5 of 5

We (2 adults) had a lovely stay at this apartment in Vancouver. Our host was quick to answer our questions before and during our stay. Restaurants, shops, and a grocery store are all within easy walking distance. It was about a 30 minute walk to the Village/Science World ferry stop from which you can catch a boat to several areas of interest in downtown Vancouver. The apartment was clean, the bed were comfortable, and we really appreciated the baked goods, butter, milk and other food items that were provided. I would be happy to stay at this location again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
99 (feeder for it is 5 blocks away)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $78.05
cleaning fee $58.54
Tax Rate 5.0%

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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