Destination guide

Urban allure in sun-drenched Yaletown

With historic architecture and a contemporary attitude, Yaletown is one of Vancouver's most-coveted zip codes. While it was once a hub for the Canadian Pacific Railway, today Yaletown's redbrick depots house sun-drenched outdoor patios, upmarket boutiques and sleek residential developments. Want to stay local? With Yaletown vacation rentals, you can swap lackluster hotel rooms for bespoke apartments in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The central location means you can catch a Canucks game at Rogers Arena, bike around the Stanley Park Seawall or hit the North Shore mountains.

Things to do

Discover Yaletown's railway roots

For a glimpse of Yaletown's railway roots, head to Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre. It's home to Engine 374, a vintage steam engine used to power Vancouver's first transcontinental passenger train. As well as its upbeat patio scene, Yaletown is a hub for arts and culture. From First Nations carvings to international works, the Jennifer Kostuik Gallery is one of Vancouver's top private galleries. After a long day of sightseeing, head to Yaletown Brewing Co, where you'll find a great selection of rotating taps. If you taste something you like, why not head back to your Yaletown vacation rental with a refillable beer growler?

Activities

Wining and dining in Yaletown

In Yaletown, wining and dining are top priorities. Luring a constant stream of locals, the bars and restaurants housed in Yaletown's historic warehouses are always packed to the brim. While the exterior platforms were once used to load goods, today they've been reimagined as urban patios. Whether you want to sit down for brunch or sip on craft beer, they're a great place to soak up the Yaletown street scene. After dark, Yaletown serves up some of the city's best nightlife, with everything from sleek cocktail lounges to late-night dance clubs.

Weather

Summer events in Yaletown

ummer is high season in Vancouver, when the city enjoys long days and plenty of sunshine. Yaletown boasts a lively summer events calendar, with David Lam Park hosting the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Yaletown Outdoor Movie Nights, Yaletown Farmers' Market and more. Spring can be a beautiful time to visit, with clear skies and crisp temperatures, while fall sees the city's maple trees put on a stunning display of reds, yellows and golds. Although winter brings cold weather and occasional snowfall, it can be a great excuse to explore Vancouver's indoor attractions.

Natural features

Fitness and fun in Yaletown

Yaletown sits on the south side of Vancouver's downtown peninsula. David Lam Park anchors the neighborhood and stretches right down to the False Creek waterfront. Whether you want to walk, jog or bike, Yaletown vacation rentals put you just steps from the Seawall. This makes it easy to keep your fitness regime in check while you're traveling. Heading to Granville Island? Why not jump aboard a colorful Aquabus and zip across False Creek in just minutes?

How to get there

How to get to and around Yaletown

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.1 mi (46.8 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Yaletown-Roundhouse Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Yaletown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 329 vacation rentals near Yaletown. From 269 Condos/Apartments to 104 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Yaletown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Yaletown?

Whether you're traveling 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 Yaletown:

  • City Centre: 349 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 193 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 714 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 648 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 325 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Yaletown?

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

  • Canada Place: 1,309 vacation rentals
  • Stanley Park: 1,333 vacation rentals
  • Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art: 1,300 vacation rentals
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1,316 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,334 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yaletown 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 Condos/Apartments in Yaletown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 269 Condos/Apartments in Yaletown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Yaletown include:

  • Studios: 104 rentals available
  • Houses: 46 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 5 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Yaletown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 103 vacation rentals with pool available in Yaletown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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