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Espana Beauty in Vancouver!



Downtown, Vancouver Downtown, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
ID 1988
  • Size, Location & Map:
  • 2 Bedroom , 2 Baths, 980 sq. ft., Downtown, Vancouver Downtown, Vancouver
  • Sleeps & Beds:
  • Sleeps 5, 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Single Futon
  • Amenities:
  • Air Conditioning, Computer, Deck, Fitness Facilities, Fitness Facilities, Laundry Facilities, Patio Furniture, Pool, Secure Reserved Parking, Secure Reserved Parking, TV-Digital or HDTV
  • Rates & Availability:
  • $275.00 - $300.00 per night CAD; My calendar & rates are accurate!
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 Welcome!

 First time in Vancouver? or a returning visitor? Need to attend the Vancouver Convention Center? Our Espana unit offers incredible views of Vancouver's best! 

Our building design was inspired by classical Spanish architecture. Espana is our location name and our place was decorated to reflect spanish modern living within a vibrant urban area.  Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, come and enjoy the many benefits our place and location has to offer a vacationer.

 

 

 

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North Shore Mountain and Ocean views from patio,master bedroom ,living room & Kitchen!
South view of Science world from balcony
Living room with fold down couch and Northshore views
Master,King Bed Ocean and Mountain views.
Olympic length salt water pool ,Hot tub,Sauna,full gym.
Gym with adjoining cardio room.
Living Room,views,big screen,blue ray,surround sound,PVR
Second bedroom queen bed views of False creek and Science world
Huge private courttyard with fountains across from GM place
Fully equipped kitchen,with wine cooler
Kitchen with all new appliances
Bathroom with large walk in shower
We are located in the International Village ,beside T&T Market and Skytrain
Dining for 4 with spectacular scenery
Edgewater Casino across the street
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden block away http://www.vancouverchinesegarden.com/
We are 1 block from the entrance to Chinatown
Take a water taxi to Granville Island in 10 minutes
www.granvilleisland.com Shopping for fresh fish and local specialities,Restaurants, pubs,boat rentals
Shopping,Dining,Starbucks,and 12 Movie Thaeters at youre doorstep
Jog or rent bikes (rentals nearby) from our front door to Stanley park on the seawall http://vancouver.ca/parks/parks/stanley/
View from living room at night
Walk the seawall to English Bay
North cityview of Woodwards and Canada Place
Soakertub in master ensuite
Full entertainment system,with Blue ray
Local Map we are at Abbott and Keefer
location map

 Rates & Availability

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Rates

There is an extra $20 per night for the 5th guest. 

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Season Start Date End Date # of Nights Rate/nt Comments
Summer Season Jun 16, 2014 Sep 30, 2014
5 +
$295.00
plus $100 cleaning fee
Fall Season Oct 1, 2014 Dec 19, 2014
4 +
$275.00
plus $100 cleaning fee
Holiday Season Dec 20, 2014 Jan 2, 2015
5 +
$295.00
plus $200 cleaning fee
Early Season Jan 3, 2015 Jun 14, 2015
4 +
$275.00
plus $200 cleaning fee
Summer Season Jun 15, 2015 Sep 30, 2015
5 +
$300.00
plus $200 cleaning fee

Payment Info

Policy Amount Required Due Date Payment Accepted
Reservation Deposit 25.00% of total Due at time of booking Online CreditCard via this website
Balance of Payment Full remainder 45 days prior to arrival
Damage Deposit $300.00 Balance of payment
Less than 45 days prior to arrival Full payment At time of booking

 Property Description

Our 2 bedroom condo is furnished with 1 king size bed and the other bedroom a queen size bed. For an additional person a fold out couch.

The condo features: Kitchen with European style cabinets, granite countertops, s/s appliances and wine cooler. The dining room and living room is open to views of the city. The den is an office with access to a computer wired for high-speed internet. The unit is about  980 square feet and faces North, viewing the North Shore mountains, city and ocean.

In addition, our unit is 1/2 block away from the Canada-Line Skytrain Station, 20 minutes direct from the airport and 7 minutes on Skytrain to the Vancouver Convention Centre.We offer free secured parking and early check in upon availability.

Sleeping Areas & Beds

Master Bedroom

A 20" flat screen tv with a DVD player. Alarm clock and lamp. Brand mattress and fine linens and comforter.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 King
Has Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Floor Level 1

False Creek view

Facing view of Science World and False Creek. Brand mattress with fine linens and comforter. Lamp and alarm clock.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen
Floor Level 1

Front area room

Fold out couch that can sleep 1 individual.

Room Type Common Area (A living area with a temporary bed)
Sleeps 1
Beds 1 Single Futon
Floor Level 1

Bathrooms

Bathroom 1

A soaker bath tub and large shared shower.

Is Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Includes Double Headed Shower, Hairdryer, Hand-held Shower, Shampoo, Shower, Soaker Tub, Soap

Bathroom 2

The main bathroom has a 2 way entry to shower.

Is Ensuite Bathroom No
Includes Bath, Double Headed Shower, Hairdryer, Hand-held Shower, Shampoo, Shower, Soap

Kitchen

A newly built gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances and fully equipped kitchen with dishes, utilities, pots and pans.  Dishwasher and microwave. A small wine cooler installed. 2 Bar stools and sitting counter area to serve smaller meals.

Aluminum Foil Included
Blender Included
Coffee Maker Included
Cooking/Eating Utensils Included
Dish Soap Included
Dishwasher Included
Fridge Included
Garbage Bags Included
Garburator Included
Glassware Included
Kettle Included
Martini Shaker/glasses Included
Microwave Included
Napkins Included
Oven Included
Stove Included
Toaster Included

Living Area

The living area features a new wool area rug with coffee table. Cream colored couches facing north view of the city, brown leather couch that folds out to a bed. The view sees the North Shore mountains and ocean. For your entertainment a 46" flat screen tv, with Blu-ray disc player, stereo system.

Dining Area

The dining area faces views of the city, North Shore mountains, ocean and False Creek and Science World. Open, large windows to see from with blinds. Seats 4 comfortably.

Special Features

Vacation condo in the centre of downtown Vancouver, in the International Village district. Fully furnished and nicely decorated, open layout condo. We have a security guard in the evening and a concierage during the day.  There is secured underground parking. The balcony off our condo, serves tourists to take in the lovely views of the Espana water gardens, the city, mountains, ocean and False Creek. Two people may sit,  while sipping Starbucks coffee, located right across the street.

The dining area in the condo provides a beautiful view of the mountains, ocean and False Creek.

Our building is less than 2 years old and provides a large swimming pool, fitness facility and hot tub.

Movie theatres and many Japanese and Asian restaurants located right in Tinsletown mall and the surrounding areas.

Travelling is made simple without a car, as Skytrain station is around the corner of the building.

Many main tourist attractions, most within walking distance or simply a ride on the Skytrain.

 

Decor clean, 2 years old and tastefully done
Exposure very bright and sunny exposure
Views panoramic views day/night

 Amenities

Private Amenities

24 HR Emergency Maintenance no# will be provided to guests
Air Conditioning portable
Coded Access key fob for elevators and parking
Computer high speed internet
Concierge/Front Desk - On Site available
Deck 2 chairs and a small table
DVD Player plays Blu-Ray disc
Fitness Facilities free and on site
Fresh Linens provided
Games ps2 games and player
Guest Parking 1 parking stall
Hairdryer in both bathrooms
Internet Access Wi Fi
Iron and Ironing Board provided
Laundry Facilities in suite
Patio Furniture 2 chairs and table
Pool - Free & On Site key fob for access
Secure Reserved Parking coded key access
Secure Ski and Bike Storage ask owner for keys
Stereo Included
TV-Digital or HDTV Included
Video Game Connectivity ps2 with games

Shared Amenities

Cable TV 46 inch flat screen tv
Coded Access for access to building and elevator
Concierge/Front Desk available
Fitness Facilities state of the art cardio equipment
Hairdryer one in each bathroom
Office Area computer desk and computer
Pool Olympic size pool
Sauna in the pool room
Secure Reserved Parking fob access
Secure Ski and Bike Storage not available
Security System secured buildng and access via fob key
VCR also included a Blu-ray disc

Services

Housekeeping  is not available.

 Location & Map

Location

Our condo is located in downtown Vancouver, the International Village district. We are the Espana building in the phase 2 tower. Our condo is on the 23rd floor. We are located right across from Rogers Arena, and around the corner is Costco Foods and the SkyTrain Station.

Tinsletown is located right across the street. There is an Asian style mall with movie theatres, shops and restaurants. T&T Market is a large grocery food store, conveniently located around the corner from building. Also, the famous Vancouver Chinatown is only 5 blocks away on Keefer Street.

Our location is convenient and centrally located for easy viewing, the city of Vancouver. It is located close to Andy Livingstone Park, Edgewater Casino and Science World. It is only a 5 min. walk to the Seawall. An easy walk to a water taxi, to visit Granville Island. Should you want to see shows, we are within 10 minutes walking to The Center of Performing Arts and Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Only 3 stops on the Skytrain brings you to the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre. 1 stop from the Skytrain station and you are on Granville Street, the food and entertaiment area. Visit the old Gastown clock and see the neat shops and quaint restaurants, a mere 3 block walk. Or just lounge in our Olympic sized pool, with large hot tub, watch a movie in the movie room or play pool in the games room. Whatever your desires, our location and building unit offers a traveller many conveniences.

Access Time to Lifts

Less than 10 minutes drive
Greater than 10 minutes drive

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Less than 5 minutes walk
Less than 5 minutes drive

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 5 minutes walk

 Local Map

 

Local Information

Attractions & Entertainment

Aquarium  
Vancouver Aquarium  
Edgewater Casino View
Tinseltown Cinema&Mall View
Queen Elizabeth Theatre  
Granville Island  
Science World  
China Town  
Costco wholesale  
International Village  
Robson Street  
The Hudson's Bay, Granville Street  

Bars/Pubs & Nightlife

Yaletown District  
Granville Street  

Food & Restaurants

on Abbott Street  
Kentizen Japanese and Asian Buffet  
McDonlad's In Tinsletown Mall  

Nature Attractions

Stanley Park View

Special Events

Grouse and Seymour Mountain less than a 5 min. drive or bus  
Whistler Mountain an hour drive away  

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 Policies

This unit is non-smoking and no pets allowed. The doors are locked by a  key with fob, that also gives access to elevators, entrances and parking attached. The loss of this key is an automatic  $300 charge, cost to replace. Our unit is a 5 person maximum with the 5th person paying an additonal $20 per nightly rate.

 There is an additional $100 dollars for housekeeping fee.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

There is a $300 replacement fee for a lost key fob. Failure to abide by no smoking permitted in the unit; will result in the loss of damage deposit.

Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 21 adult or family, over 18 years old.
Babies, Kids & Teens
No Smoking Inside - Smoking Outside Permitted Loss in key fob will result in a replacement cost of $100 to the guest
Non-Smokers Only non smoking unit. smoking outside of building
Seniors
Travel Reseller Bookings - no Referral Fee offered please call to discuss.
Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)
Not Suitable For:
Pets not allowed. no special circumstances
Young Adult Only Groups 17-24

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Policy Description
Cancellations Made by Guests 50% back within 3 weeks prior to arrival. No refunds thereafter. If during stay deposits and balance payments non refundable
Delayed Arrivals notice needs to be given. refunds are not eligible
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information provided by manager or owner. sent upon final payment
Guest Account Termination The Owner or their Contact reserve the right to request permanent Guest account inactivation from this web sites technical administrators in the event of one or more of the following Guest actions: intentional property policy violation causing material damage or fines, Guest misrepresentation and/or fraud, intentionally defacing or damaging public or private property, breaking laws and bylaws, theft, public indecency, harassment, causing bodily or emotional harm & disturbing the peace after repetitive warnings. Guests will be notified by email of account termination. Guests may choose to appeal their account termination. Guests may be given the chance to reconcile with the Owner as a condition of preserving or reversing their account status. Account termination prevents the Guest from booking this or any other property that uses the same web site
Ineligible Guests: 24 Hour Reservation Reversal The Owner or their Contact reserves the right to cancel reservations made by, and refuse business to: Guests who do not meet the policies published in this property's Policies Table at the time of booking and past Guests known to have : intentionally violated rental property policies, damaged and/or defaced rental properties through intentionally destructive and/or negligent behavior, engaged in theft, broken local bylaws and laws, committed fraud or who misrepresented themselves, and Guests who have caused bodily or emotional harm to any third parties. Reservations may be cancelled up to a maximum of 48 hours from the time the ineligible Guest made the booking. Guests will be issued a refund by personal cheque. Refunds will be adjusted for any payment processing expenses
Late Reservation Payments could result in loosing reservation. 1 warning email otherwise void reservation
Privacy The Owner, their booking Contact and this web sites technical administrators agree to not sell, refer, rent or divulge to any third parties the names or personal information of their Guests without prior written consent from the Guests, except under force of law, or for law enforcement purposes relating to policy and property violation. The Owner and their booking Contact also agree to not use Guest personal information for any reason other than its original intended purpose without written consent from the Guests. Guests agree to not sell, refer, rent or divulge to any third parties the names or personal information of the Owner or their booking Contact without prior written consent from the Owner and/or Contact, except under force of law or for law enforcement purposes. Guests also agree to not use Owner or Contact personal information for any reason other than its original intended purpose without written consent from the Owners and their Contact.
Reservation Changes a 1 month notice is required.

Guest Stay Policies

There is an additional $100 for housekeeping fee. This amount is removed from the damage deposit fee. 




Policy Description
Bike Storage keys and storage number will be provided. upon request
Check-In Time 3:00 pm. or by special request
Check-Out Time 11:00 am. or by special request
Complaints Concerning Property Report all property complaints or obvious damage caused by previous Guests to us immediately, by phone and by email as they become evident. Serious problems should be reported with supporting photographs. We will make our best efforts to rectify problems within 24 hours of notification. Failure to notify us of property-related problems while in the property and as they become evident, will forfeit any rights or claims against us regarding property condition after your departure.
Excessive Cleaning Costs If after inspection by a professional janitor he deems excessive cleaning costs, then a loss of an additional $100 from the damage deposit will be incurred. There is a $100 fee for cleaning costs at the time of booking.
Excessive Noise will not be tolerated. especially if it results in complaints by other tenants; eviction may be ordered.
Garbage Removal must be removed before departure. instructions will be given to location
Housekeeping Not available
Liability on major items and appliances damaged. Personal injury and injury to guest of guests is not owners responsibility. damage deposit will be cashed on major appliance damage.
Locking Door A key and fob locking system. Renter is responsible for loss of key fob. A $300 replacement fee applies.
Maintenance Emergencies will be provided at time of arrival.
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 4 maximum. one extra person will be charged $20 more per night
Missing Items not the responsibility of the owners to locate.
Parking & Ticketing free and gated entrance with fob key. owners not responsible for theft or damage to vehicle
Property Damage $250 refundable damage deposit. must be given prior to arrival and returned after inspection of unit. Damage deposit will be mailed back to renter after inspection approval and the $200 housekeeping fee will be removed from the damage deposit fee, due at time of booking.
Rental Accommodation Zoning zoned for rental/lease.
Terms of Eviction for smoking or any illegal substance; damage to private and common property; excessive noise. no refunds given

Guarantees Policies

Policy Description
Reservation Guarantee 45% down on 5 days or longer.

 Local Tips

 About Us

We are husband and wife both born and raised in Vancouver. We love this city!  It is a fantastic place to visit anytime of the year. If you are a winter person, you can enjoy our famous ski mountains. Also walk to Canada Place and see the beautiful christmas tree displays> Also at all the famous brand name hotels. Or if you enjoy the fall, come to visit the wine festival or enjoy strolling along Stanley Park and walking around the seawall. If you like warm weather, then rent bikes or a boat and discover many beautiful areas of the city. We recommend you take a water taxi and visit Granville Island.  There's so much to do and see! We know you will enjoy the convenience our location will offer a visitor, any time of the year. We guarantee you will leave your vacation content, wanting to come back and stay again!

Happy travelling,

LPC 

 Reviews

Vacation Rental Reviews by

Tami
Medina, United States

Beautiful Vancouver

left on Sep-13-2014 for a stay in Sep 2014

Great location, beautiful views, easy to be there. Even the little things that can be inconveniences were taken care of... Shampoo, conditioner, paper towels, bath soap and dishwasher/laundry detergent were available. We would absolutely stay at this property again! Great restaurants and lots of sights and shopping in walking distance.

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Steve
Wright, Australia

Great Stay

left on Sep-11-2014 for a stay in Aug 2014

Just returned from 5 days in Vancouver and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Espana. Apartment was great and suited our two couples very well. Conveniently located between Yaletown and Gastown, at the edge of Chinatown. Especially appreciated the flexibility shown by the owners during our planning and during our stay. highly recommended.

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LEO
GEORGETOWN, United States

Espana Bldg

left on Jul-14-2014 for a stay in Jul 2014

Landlord was attentive to detail. Many amenities that were beyond expected. Greeting was beyond expected. Directed to dining, transportation and many desirable attractions. Great condo, beautiful views of downtown and harbor, condo fully furnished beyond expectation and responsive to all requests. This is definitely a 2 bedroom/2bath that you want to consider when looking for a classy place to stay when enjoying Vancouver. Around the corner from the Conucks arena, 5 minute walk to Casino, next to Skytrain, and many other must sees. I highly recommend this landlord and property.

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Vacation Rental Reviews by

A TripAdvisor Member
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Fantastic all around!

left on May-13-2014

Location, amenities, views, comfort, everything was great! Host was very welcoming and helpful. Vancouver will see us again soon!


Maree G
Auckland Region, New Zealand

Our stay could not have been better

left on May-07-2014

Excellent accommodation, easy access, very approachable host, just like the pictures. So much better than a hotel for my friend Sue & I. Lovely basket of goodies to welcome us as well Maree


B Tucker
London, UK

Holiday high point

left on Mar-28-2014

In a spectacular city with much to offer the visitor, "Espana Beauty in Vancouver!" proved for us to be one of Vancouver's highlights. Ideally located (adjacent to a SkyTrain station), in easy walking distance of Gastown, Yaletown, and Downtown, the apartment lacked nothing. For the visitor to Vancouver, the breathtaking 23rd floor views lend a sense of space and drama to bedrooms and living areas alike. Thoughtfulness and attention to detail are the hallmark of Carmela and Lionel Wardrop's well-organised condo and you would be hard-pressed to find a better equipped holiday apartment anywhere. On our next visit to Vancouver, choosing where to stay will be the easiest aspect of the travel arrangements!


151sue
scarsdale,ny

Go Canucks!

left on Sep-25-2013

A lovely, well-appointed, conveniently located place to stay. Beautiful views of Vancouver. Right across the street from Rogers Stadium- Go Canucks!


Dawn
Eugene, OR

Great Family Getaway

left on Sep-04-2013

We stayed in this condo with our daughters and it was a great family vacation. The unit is sleek and modern, and the view is amazing. It is located near Costco, the Skytrain, and bike rentals. Chinatown was an easy walk. There was always plenty to keep all of us busy! The owners provided great communication, overall a great experience.


Boomer046
Australia

Great views, great position, well-furnished and equipped

left on Jul-04-2013

We really enjoyed our 5-night stay in Espana. The expansive views are hard to drag yourself away from, day and night. Great location next to Stadium Skytrain station and an easy 10-minute walk to the water taxi stop at Plaza of Nations. Appreciated the generous basket of snacks and bottle of wine supplied by our friendly, professional hosts as well as all the condiments in the fridge and other extras. Fun shopping for provisions at the great asian supermarket just up the road; a liquor store is just as handy. Wonderfully comfy bed and couches.


AndrewLeahy
Oxford, UK

Great apartment , well appointed , in a great location to see Va

left on Feb-03-2013

We stayed 13 nights over Christmas and New Year and it quickly felt like our luxury home, , great view over the harbour and mountains, so easy to get around downtown and beyond walking or the skytrain and foodshop at the amazing T&T; opposite. Vancouver restaurants for choice , quality and service must be among the best cities in the world the sushi was amazing in particular at alfa. Stanley Park is fantastic , park doesn't do it justice the forest area is primeval once you get off the track, great aquarium too. We skied one day at Grouse which was 60 minutes door to door by public transport and you get to ski looking / falling down over the city! Spent New Year at the Fan Club (blues), great atmosphere for an older crowd. Our 2 children 20/19 had a great time and had their own key and loved the food too especially breakfast at Save on Meats nearby and at Steam Rock and the skiing of course. Only downside was the predictably poor weather in December , the grey days can be oppressive but the apartment with its pool was a sanctuary to chill in and we rented a car to drive up to Whistler up the Sea to Sky highway just 90 minutes away! Stopping on route there and back for amazing views and waterfalls. Other highlights - Lynn Canyon, polite friendly Canadian people! ( was given a lift by an autospares company when I lost my way one day), brewery tours and the pale ale. Dealing with Lionel and his mum was very easy and we would come again definitely.


California Family
Folsom, CA

Amazing place to stay!

left on Nov-24-2012

Our family (husband, daughters (8 & 12), and I) stayed here for 5 nights and had a great time. The condo is well appointed and has lovely views. It is also very clean. Our girls enjoyed swimming in the pool, too. Lionel was exceptionally helpful and friendly. We appreciated the basket of snacks, especially after a long travel day. We highly recommend this condo!


The Pung Family
Houston

Wonderful visit in the heart of the action

left on Aug-07-2012

We loved Vancouver, and we especially loved our 'home' at Espana! Everything we needed to cook at home was in the kitchen, and the views while we had dinner were amazing... The location is perfect for accessing the city transit system, walking to Yaletown, and popping into the casino to try out your luck! The condo was very comfortable, and we loved the asian market next door. We found more fresh seafood there than we had seen anywhere in our travels around BC. We'll definitely be back the next time our journey ends in Vancouver!


Gary and Debbie
Alpharetta Ga

Perfect!!!

left on Jun-12-2012

We've just returned from a wonderful vacation stay!!! We are actually missing the apartment and especially the view!!! Carmela met us in the front and made the check in easy. She was so nice and and welcoming!! The pictures do not do this apartment justice. It is truly amazing!! We felt comfortable right away. They even had a basket full of delicious treats and soda pop in the fridge!! The location was great and had easy access to the city attractions. The building is very secure and everyone was very pleasant. We loved Vancouver and we loved Espana!! We definitely recommend this place and hope to return in the future. Thank you for sharing your home with us!!


Martyn
College Station, TX

Great place

left on May-03-2012

Very efficient and easy rental process from start to finish. Service was very good. Met us on arrival and showed us the condo and the amenities. Owners only a phone call away and very helpful. Refund check for the damage deposit returned promptly. The condo is very well appointed. The beds were very comfortable. The kitchen is well equiped. WiFi is easy to access and very fast. Washer and drier easy to use and quiet. The location on the edge of China town is about 8 blocks from downtown, but because its right next to a subway station transportation is easy. There is a supermarket and a Cosco within one block. Starbucks one block, sandwich shop and pizza half a block, good restaurants and bars about 4 blocks - easy walking. Access to the walking/jogging/bicycling path around the harbor and Stanley Island is about two blocks. All-in-all a very nice place.


erose
Torrance, CA

Beautiful high rise condominium in downtown Vancouver

left on Mar-03-2012

My wife, my two year old son and I thoroughly enjoyed out stay in Vancouver. The condo/apartment was perfect for us - two bedrooms, two baths; the owners put many basics in place so we did not need to go shopping for soap etc. at all and we stayed for 12 days; this was a wonderful touch to a beautifully appointed home. It was perfect for us; we went to see the Confacaf women's soccer Olympic Qualifying and were able to walk to the arena. In addition, the rapid transit and a Costco were right outside the back parking lot. In addition to the soccer, we went to the shaky bridge and Whistler. Also, the condo is right near China town and Chinese New Year occurred while we were there - we walked to the celebration and then were able to retire to the condo and watch the parade from the excellent view on the 23rd floor. Our stay could not have been better - very awesome.


Tracey
Surrey B.C.

Everything at you fingertips !!

left on Dec-07-2011

I absolutley love this location! This was my 3rd stay here, and I never tire of it. The condo is modern, clean, tastefully decorated, well appointed with everything you need, and the beds are super comfy.Best of all though are the amazing views and the location!! Everything you need/want is a stone's throw away..all kinds of cuisine from fine dining to takeout, movies, concerts, hockey games, shopping, spa, nightlife, Chinatown, Gastown, biking, sightseeing, boating, even a meditation garden...I could go on. Even on the rare occasion I decided to stay in, I had access to groceries, fine wine, gourmet desserts, a swim in the pool and a sauna and hottub. This place really left me wanting for nothing. The hosts are very pleasant and considerate also, so I really appreciate that...cant wait to return!!


Ronald
Surrey, BC

The perfect place to stay in Vancouver

left on Dec-04-2011

Espana is the perfect place to stay when we are doing business in Vancouver. We can easily combine business and pleasure during after hours. The close access to meetings,restaurants and entertainment allows us to walk or take sky train anywhere in the downtown core. Mostly we like to walk. The scenery is spectacular, especially from the balcony of the 23rd floor which faces the water and mountains directly. The suite is tastefully decorated 559484 118/650118 Hawaii Perfect 1330302059 02/26/2012


J. Comeaux
Gretna, LA

I wish I could live in this condo!

left on Nov-29-2011

The condo was spotless and so comfortable. We rented it because of the views promised on the website and we weren't disappointed! The views of the mountains and of False Creek were incredible. The location also couldn't be beat. We were only steps from the SkyTrain. The building was quiet and peaceful - perfect for a vacation. I loved everything about the property and would stay there again in a heartbeat. The owners even gave us a great welcome basket with lots of snacks and goodies. They were wonderful hosts!


lyn530
Bangkok, Thailand

great stay in a great city

left on Sep-09-2011

apartment in a great location, right next to the sky train, very clean there was everything you could possibly need, Carmella the owner was there to meet us and was very helpful with information on what to do and where to go, apartment. building had a great pool and gym, would definately stay there again,


Linda8321
Grand Blanc, Michigan

Highly Recommend

left on Jul-28-2011

Lionel and Carmella were great hosts for this condo. It was clean, secure, convenient, comfortable and, overall, a great place to stay! I don't think you could stay closer to the sky train; I highly recommend buying a day ticket and getting your money's worth - we did the same for the water taxi. If you're a Costco member, the market is right around the corner. If not, there is a great Chinese market. We couldn't possibly see everything this trip and hope to return someday. If so, we'll be looking for Espana again.