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Jorge Babosa

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, portuguese

Stylish Executive Condo

23 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Central and Downtown Vancouver Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Centrally Located Within Walking Distance Of The Convention Centre

A luxurious renovated one bedroom & den apartment, centrally located and entirely yours to enjoy! From our Downtown building you can walk to some of the most exciting places Vancouver has to offer. Here is a sneak preview:

- One block away from Granville Street where you can find great clubs, pubs, and restaurants

- Just a couple of blocks from the city’s most vibrant shopping area, Robson Street;

-Just walking distance to movie theaters

- A 15 minute walk to the Aquabus Ferries that take you across to Granville Island (a must see!), where you can visit the public market, listen to live music, eat some great food or simply stroll and view all the beautiful items made by our local artists;

- A 10 minute walk to trendy Yaletown, which has some great restaurants and boutique stores;

- Three blocks away from the Vancouver Art Gallery;

- A 20 minute walk to beautiful Stanley Park;

- A 5 minute walk to a skytrain station so you can get anywhere in the city, including the Vancouver International Airport;

- And for those traveling on business, we are within walking distance of the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre and BC Place.

Our apartment is fully furnished and has broad 9’6” ft. windows, providing great views of the Downtown area and plenty of daylight. The bedroom has a queen size bed, the den has a double size bed and desk area. An open style kitchen gives the place a very comfortable and open feel. All (like new!) linens, towels, hair drier, iron and all kitchen accessories are provided for our guests.

Your own private balcony with a BBQ!!

Other features include:

- LCD TV and DVD Player

- cable television

- Free High-speed wireless internet

- Free local phone calls

- Parking available for a fee per night

Coin Laundry is available on the same floor.

The building is called Fortune House and it features a large outdoor terrace, a fully equipped gym and parking is available at an extra charge. All this is available for our guests to enjoy. 3 high speed elevators.

This premium one bedroom suite is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver at Nelson & Howe, just minutes from world-class shopping and dining in Yaletown, Gastown and Robson Street and close to BC Place, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Orpheum Theatre.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jorge Babosa (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, portuguese

About Jorge Babosa

We are originally from Brazil but have lived in Vancouver for quite a while (I don't want to date myself!). My husband Jorge is a carpenter and is also building a catamaran, for which I highly admire him! I have a business that I am very proud of, called Mogiana Coffee. I import coffee directly from my family's estate in Brazil. It is one of the best coffees you will ever taste (of course I am a little biased!), with over 120 years of tradition behind it. We always have some available for our guests to taste!

Jorge Babosa purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Jorge Babosa chose Central and Downtown Vancouver

We love the area! And we fell in love with the openness of the place with its 9'6' windows and panoramic view!

What makes this apartment unique

You can walk all over downtown from this central location. It is the best way to explore the many sights available!

Reviews

4.4
based on 23 traveler reviews

Stylish Executive Condo
average rating of 4.4347825 based on 23 reviews
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Ideal for a break

  • 2 of 5

Great place. Very central. Great host, with some good ideas of where to visit. Lively area, can be noisy at night. The loft bed is challenging for someone older. Well equipped kitchen. Did miss the little extras we had in previous properties (tea, Coffee etc). The tv remote was hard to sort until we found out batteries where dead, something the host should check. We also loaded the laundry into machine before we found out the laundry card didn't have money on and then had to go down to basement to load it, you had to add 10 dollars. But overall a nice stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very Nice Property in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights in this property in early July and found it perfect for our needs. We were exploring the city for a few days after attending a wedding on Bowen Island. The condo is very centrally located in downtown Vancouver. We walked all over downtown from the condo, including going to Granville Island, Gastown, Canada Place, the aquarium at Stanley Park, and a concert in David Lam Park. We only used a cab when we went to the Tearoom in Stanley Park for dinner.

The condo itself is very well-appointed and decorated. The accommodations were perfect for my husband, teenaged son, and me. Jorge was also very helpful to us. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and comfortable accommodations

  • 5 of 5

My mother and I enjoyed our visit to Vancouver in large part because of the fabulous location of this apartment. The kitchen had everything I needed to make meals when we wanted to eat in. The beds were comfortable. The owners were friendly and helpful. We walked to fabulous shopping, great shows, and excellent restaurants. The place was clean enough. It could use a deep cleaning (then again, so could my home). I will definitely stay here again on my next visit to Vancouver.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

All that you need!

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment that had everything that we needed. Full kitchen, deck, nicely furnished, etc. for just what we needed.

Parking spot was really nice to have in the city!

Great location!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the lovely words;-)
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Location location location

  • 3 of 5

This was a great location for a reasonable price for sure. Overall it was a good experience and I would recommend it when staying in Vancouver. The location for all parts of downtown from its location in Yaletown to Granville Island, Gastown, and Stanley Park (bike rentals).

The average rating comes from the heat produced in the bedroom and living room very early in the morning with restrictions set for renters on the AC unit, the shower (specifically the liner) was fairly dirty and on the day of arrival we had a difficult time getting in touch with owner. Again none of this was deal breaker for sure and I would recommend the space.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

Very nice condo. Everything was what we expected. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Map

Stanley Park
Granville Island
Gastown
Chinatown
Vancouver Art Gallery
The Seawall
English Bay
Library Square
Yaletown
Kitsilano Beach
English Bay Beach
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Cinch Grill
Ciao Bella Ristorante Italiano & Piano Bar
MarketPlace IGA
Vancouver City Ctr Stn Northbound
Granville Island Public Market
Vancouver Aquarium
Canada Place
Robson Street
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Queen Elizabeth Park
Vancouver 2010 Winter Games - Olympic Cauldron
The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Airport
13.9 Kilometres
YVR-Airport Station Eastbound
Nearest Ferry
21 Kilometres
Horseshoe Bay, BC - Departure Bay, BC
Nearest Golf
Stanley Park
Nearest Train
2.7 Kilometres
Vancouver Pacific Central Stationmore infoAddress:
Nearest Ski
13.4 Kilometres
The Grouse Grind
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
English Bay
Car: not necessary

- One block away from Granville Street where you can find great clubs, pubs, and restaurants

- Just a couple of blocks from the city’s most vibrant shopping area, Robson Street;

-Just walking distance to movie theaters

- A 15 minute walk to the Aquabus Ferries that take you across to Granville Island (a must see!), where you can visit the public market, listen to live music, eat some great food or simply stroll and view all the beautiful items made by our local artists;

- A 10 minute walk to trendy Yaletown, which has some great restaurants and boutique stores;

- Three blocks away from the Vancouver Art Gallery;

- A 20 minute walk to beautiful Stanley Park;

- A 5 minute walk to a sky-train station so you can get anywhere in the city, including the Vancouver International Airport;

- And for those traveling on business, we are within walking distance of the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Center and BC Place.

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Rates & Availability

City Centre Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2016
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 7 2016
3 night minimum stay
$192
 
 
2016
Sep 8 2016 - Oct 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
2016
Oct 6 2016 - Nov 2 2016
3 night minimum stay
$90
 
 
2016
Nov 3 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$75
$506
$2,070
 
 
2016
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$90
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$75
 

Additional information about rental rates

For 3+ ppl/ per night $15
Parking Fee P/Day $15
Cleaning Fee $46

* No pets.
* absolutely no smoking in the apartment or building.
* No kids under 12.
* Guests must follow the strata bylaws and regulations.
* No more than 6 people in the apartment at any given moment.
* Please remove you shoes (as good Canadians do).
CANCELLATION POLICY:
We will issue a refund of 50% of the total value of the booking if cancellation is received up to 7 days prior to check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Central and Downtown Vancouver Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Loft Area - 1 queen
  • This is a one bedroom unit with one Queen size Bed. A loft area with a Double Bed and a new Queen size sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a full gym in the building.

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