Feel welcome in our charming character home, located in one of Vancouver's most desirable neighborhoods. It is a safe and comfortable choice for single travellers. Close to downtown and also to the beaches and UBC. Great transit connections (UBC, downtown, Airport). Walking distance to many great restaurants and shops on Broadway, Arbutus & 4th Avenue. We include a light breakfast for you which is made with local, seasonal and organic ingredients whenever possible. Single occupancy only pls.
Our comfortable, self contained guest bedroom comfortably sleeps two people on a new queen bed. Your room comes with cable TV, a small fridge, microwave, coffee maker & electric water kettle, dishes, glasses and utensils. It will be stocked with some treats, so you don't have to run out first thing in the morning. You'll find home baked goods, a choice of cereals, fruit, yoghurt, milk and coffee/ tea. There is a comfy armchair and a coffee table to relax in and room to hang your clothes in a closet as well as a chest drawer.
Your bedroom is upstairs and your private bathroom has slate tiles, marble and a custom walk in shower. It is located a few steps across the hall.
We don't have air conditioning (since we live in a temperate climate) but have fans for warm summer nights.
Please note, that whilst you will have your own private room the remainder of the house is inhabited by the host family. As such, you will share the main entrance with the family. It is also important to note that use of the kitchen and common areas is not included. There are 2 guest rooms available in the house (#2 is on the main floor and also has its own bathroom).
Our home is situated on a main street. If you are from a rural area or are planning to stay inside during the day, you mayhear the traffic (especially during rush hour).
I am a professional cook and run my business from home making jams, chutneys and organic herbal teas. I need the kitchen for my work and it is not shared. You have your own fridge, microwave, coffee/tea bar in your room.
Important: this room is available for single occupancy only.
No "guests of guests" please
No cooking in bedroom except microwave use
Check in is 4-6pm. Please make sure this time will work for you before booking
Check out time is 11 am
Food allergies and dislikes? Please let me know
Absolutely no smoking in house and on premises
Shoes off upstairs, we have guest slippers available on request
Pls. always close bathroom door when radiant heat is on and let fan run while taking a shower and/or open window for a while (second floor)
Please keep it quiet between 11pm and 7am (this also applies for bathroom - no showers past 11pm please).
Lock front door when leaving and when entering the house!
No cooking in bedroom other than microwave and tea kettle
Recycling goes in wooden crate
Used dishes/ cutlery in blue basket, pls. leave on kitchen counter in the morning
Questions - Concerns - Want to Chat, we are around or you can reach me on my cell
MOST IMPORTANT - ENJOY YOUR STAY !!!
Our family is originally from Munich, Germany but we have called Vancouver home for almost 30 years. Karin has years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry.
For almost a decade Karin owned a vineyard in the sunny Okanagan and gained experience running a B&B and growing grapes and various other fruits. Karin has transferred this passion for growing and nurturing things into creating gourmet preserves, salts, and teas in Vancouver BC. We consider ourselves "foodies" and everything about wine is our passion.
Karin loves to do sports, travel, and eat good food accompanied by great wines.