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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,132 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property



LOCATION: Welcome to Coal Harbor; the most sought after address in the city, right at the heart of downtown Vancouver, just steps from the SEA WALL, STANLEY PARK, ROBSON STREET, YALETOWN, GASTOWN and so much more.

GRANVILLE ISLAND, ENGLISH BAY, VANCOUVER AQUARIUM or CANADA PLACE (a national icon), CHINATOWN is only a short walk. The touristic Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Stop is only 2 blocks !

Very close to all major attractions, theaters, museums, markets, and accessible to any place of interest in the Greater Vancouver area via Skytrain; with a station only 2 blocks away from the building.

You will not need a car during your stay, but if you have one, then you can park it in your dedicated and COMPLIMENTARY PARKING STALL.

This 1132 SQ Penthouse on the 35th floor has floor-to-ceiling, wrap-around windows which take in AMAZING VIEWS of the Coal Harbor Marina, North Shore Mountains, & Burrard Inlet, as well as city vistas. You can watch the Sea Planes take off and land from your Living Room window and patio.

COMPLIMENTARY HIGH SPEED WI-FI, 2 TV’s (1 in Living Room, 1 in Master Bedroom), hardwood floors throughout, 3 bedrooms ; 2 full bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

CENTRAL A/C: Normally A/C is not needed in Vancouver. However, in the unlikely event of hitting a heat wave during your stay, please use the A/C (or heat) responsibly and turn off all when you leave the unit If you run the A/C 24/7, there is a good chance that it will freeze over and you'll be without A/C till we can get a technician in to resolve the situation. Should this happen, you can use the 2 small fans provided. We'll do all possible to keep the central A/C in good working condition, but cannot help having technical failure, and no refunds will be offered in case of A/C failure during your stay.






The pricing for this listing is for 2 bedrooms only, in order to make the property affordable for smaller parties, which constitutes most of our guests. 75 C$ per person, per night will be charged for parties of more than 3-4 depending on the season.

The 3rd bedroom, which has a full size sofa bed and houses supplies normally remains locked and will be unlocked only upon special request, with an unlocking charge of 100 C$/Night for parties of less than 4 people, yet would like to use the 3rd bedroom anyways.

Guest agrees that no more than the number of persons indicated at the time of the booking shall be permitted on the Property at any time during the Rental Term, all of whom shall comply with the conditions and restrictions imposed upon Guest under this Agreement. No events or parties are allowed in the unit.

More Details

Guner (a.k.a. Gina) Karatekin
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, turkish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Guner (a.k.a. Gina) Karatekin

Originally from Istanbul, Turkey. Educated in U.S. in Business Administration and MBA.

World traveller, having travelled to many countries for both business and pleasure. Living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada since 2006. Proud mother of two young adult daughters.

Retired and traveling the world while accommodating world travelers in my penthouse while I am away traveling :)

Guner (a.k.a. Gina) Karatekin purchased this condo in 2010

Why Guner (a.k.a. Gina) Karatekin chose West End

When buying this property I had 2 main criteria above all:

1. Best LOCATION in downtown Vancouver where I could walk everywhere and be a part of this beautiful, vibrant city, any time of the day or night!

2. Have INCREDIBLE VIEWS to wake up to every morning and enjoy my coffee; as well as enjoying a drink in the evening while soaking in the twinkling city lights, North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park, Coal Harbour vistas, and the stars all at the same time.

I feel blessed to have found both in my place; I couldn't be happier here :)

What makes this condo unique

Incredible views combined with the convenience of central location, bus stop right in front of the building, excellent restaurants right out of the door, famous Robson Street shopping around the corner, a walking store of 100, makes my place travelers' paradise.


West End Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 35
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1132 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Number of guests staying in the unit cannot accede the number of guests declared in the original reservation. Guests cannot invite guests to the unit
  • Full names and ages of all guests should be declared at the time of reservation request.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom has its own private in-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second bedroom has use of a full bathroom next to the BR.
    Bedroom 3 to be unlocked only with special arrangement - 1 sleep sofa /futon , BR w/ a sofa which opens up to a double/full size bed for 2.
    Living Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen air mattress+2" twin foam mattress in LR upon request.
  • The 3rd bedroom is normally locked. It will only be unlocked upon request at an additional charge of 100 CAD/night. Please inquire about this charge by letting the owner know number and age of guests in your party. Accommodates up to 2 people on a double/full size sofa bed. Please note that for parties more than 6 people, we can provide a queen size air mattress which can be placed in the living room. There are 2 x 3-seater leather sofas in the living room. Each leather sofa would accommodate a petite person. Inside dimensions of each sofa is w=21" l=70" . We also have a 2" thick twin size foam to be placed on the L/R floor to sleep 1 person. L/R is sun-filled and gets very bright starting from early hours of sun-rise. Please do not plan on placing any members of your party for sleep in the living room if anyone is sensitive to light. They will not sleep comfortably if sensitive to light because the L/R has floor to ceiling windows and only white color sheers which do not block light.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
OCCUPANCY Guest agrees that no more than the number of persons indicated at the time of the booking shall be permitted on the Property at any time during the Rental Term, all of whom shall comply with the conditions and restrictions imposed upon Guest under this Agreement. The listing and pricing is for 2 bedrooms only. The 3rd bedroom, which has the home owner’s personal belongings and a full size sofa bed is locked and will be unlocked only upon special request and for 3rd bedroom unlocking charge of 100$ per night.


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average rating of 4.892857 based on 56 reviews

Perfect place, fantastic location, spectacular city/harbor/mountain views!

  • 5 of 5

Could not have chosen a more beautiful place or better location. So easy to walk to excellent restaurants and shopping. Building is very secure in a super safe part of the city. Breka (open 24/7) on Robson and Bute is a great bakery to stop in and get a wonderful cup of coffee and a bite to eat before heading out to explore this fabulous city. Gina the owner and Aysha the property manager are very professional and incredibly easy to work with. Our highest recommendation.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. Till we have you back again, we wish you happy and safe travels :)
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Breathtaking in every way!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful unit. The views are awe inspiring. The location makes it ideal as it is close to shopping, restaurants, transportation and the water. We enjoyed our stay very much and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tulsa, Ok., USA

Wonderful view and close to everything

  • 5 of 5

We brought our 12 year old granddaughter to Vancouver for her spring break and let her choose our to do list and Guner’s beautiful penthouse was the perfect place for us. Short walk to Stanley Park and Canada Place, we found the location outstanding. Then there is the view, overlooking the park, the bay, the mountains, stunning. I will be back sometime and will stay here. Aysha was a pleasure to meet and showed us around the place. 5 stars all the way

Bill, Gayle, & Julia

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a pleasure it was hosting you! We are honored that Julia chose Vancouver and you chose my home for your grandparent-granddaughter bonding holiday. And thank you so much for leaving my home impeccably clean! We'll look very much forward to welcoming you back. Guner - Home Owner Aysha - Property Manager
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Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

My Mom and I stayed for over a week in this lovely condo. The view from the 35th floor was magical! We have visited Vancouver a number of times, and this was by far our favourite accommodation - the convenient location, the well-stocked kitchen with everything you need, the comfortable beds, and the absolute perfect condition of the condo made our trip that much better. Checking in and out was seamless and gracious. Thanks for a memorable stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Diana, It was a pleasure hosting you and we are so very glad that you had an awesome stay in our beautiful Vancouver. We look forward to hosting you on your next trip to Vancouver. Guner & Aysha
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Would highly recommend this Property .

  • 5 of 5

The Penthouse Condo was spotlessly clean. Check in was seamless. The Condo is very spacious and has wonderful views of the water. It's main feature however is it's central location to downtown Vancouver. We will definitely be staying here again in the future. Thank you to Gina and Ayesha !!!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very happy that you had a great time. I hope your long journey after your Vancouver trip was fantastic as well. Have safe travels and we look forward to having you back. Gina & Aysha
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  • 5 of 5

We got this VRBO last minute because ours canceled out because of problems. I am so happy it did! This place was amazing, the view from every room is beautiful. It is close to everything. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks for such a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Milinda, I am very happy that we were able to accommodate your last minute request and you had a fantastic time in Vancouver. We look forward to having you back. Kindly, Guner
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Stanley Park
Granville Island
Granville Island Public Market
Grouse Mountain
Vancouver Art Gallery
Davie St
Whistler and Blackcomb
Robson Street
Cypress Mountain Ski Resort
B.C. Place Stadium
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Rogers Arena
Gastown Steam Clock
False Creek Ferries
Library Square
Commercial Drive
Japadog (Burrard & Pender)
Vancouver Aquarium
The Seawall
English Bay
Canada Place
Queen Elizabeth Park
Vancouver 2010 Winter Games - Olympic Cauldron
The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant
Pacific Centre
Bridges Restaurant
Stanley's Bar and Grill
Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe
Italian Kitchen
Harbour Air Seaplanes
Vancouver City Ctr Stn Northbound
Only 3 Blocks away from my home, takes you every where you'd wish to see in and around beaut...
Kitsilano Beach
Science World
English Bay Beach
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub
Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
East is East
Nearest Airport
13.8 Kilometres
Vancouver Int'l Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Horse Shoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Capilano Golf And Country CLub
Nearest Train
2.7 Kilometres
VIA Rail
Nearest Beach
2.5 Kilometres
English Bay Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $389.47
Cleaning Fee $116.84
Tax Rate 12.0%

Strictly non-smoking building.
Sorry, no pets.

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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