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Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french

Myrtle Suite - Mountain view; centrally located in lovely area

34 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Photos and Description of this Hastings-Sunrise holiday house

1 Q bedroom + Q sofa bed ~ delightful place ~ spectacular scenery ~ central.

Myrtle Suite: A delightful accommodation ~ a charming area ~ spectacular scenery ~ centrally located.

Suite Summary

Myrtle Suite is a newly renovated, spacious and bright garden level suite within a character home. This self-catering, self-contained suite is part of a larger house where the owners reside upstairs. The suite is approx. 750 sf and provides 1 bedroom with queen-sized bed plus a queen sofa bed in the living area. It features full bath, in-suite laundry, hardwood and tile floors, own thermostat, modern kitchen and bathroom. Furnished, including kitchen utensils, plates, pots/pans, spices, etc. The kitchen entrance opens onto a sunny back garden that in the summer blooms with flowers, herbs and grape vines. The living area has a large picture window looking out onto the front garden and offers a gorgeous view of Vancouver's mountains and a peek-a-boo ocean view. Side windows provide more light.

Central Location!

Enjoy easy access by car or transit to Vancouver and surrounding area sights and activities.

You are just a 10-minute drive (or 20-minute bus ride) to downtown Vancouver including Gastown, Chinatown, Yaletown, theatres, museums and shopping. The campuses of Simon Fraser, BCIT and Capilano College are all about a 20-minute drive. The Trans Canada Highway #1 is minutes away, taking you to the Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal with destinations including Vancouver Island, Bowen Island, scenic Gibson’s Landing and the Sunshine Coast; or drive a further 60-90 minutes north to the resort village of the Whistler/Blackcomb ski hills and beyond. Drive across the nearby Ironworkers Bridge, and in 20 minutes you can be enjoying our local ski resorts of Grouse, Seymour or Cypress mountains or many hiking and mountain biking trails (check out Capilano Suspension Bridge and park, Lynn Valley Canyon, Deep Cove and the Baden Powell Trail or the challenging Grouse Grind).

The Neighbourhood

With a stunning view of the mountains and Burrard inlet, 19th century New Westminster residents would flock to the popular recreational destination of New Brighton (as this area was then called). Later the area became part of Hastings Townsite, one of Vancouver's oldest neighbourhoods. Today, Burrardview is part of the Hastings-Sunrise community and close to the shops of 'East Village' along Hastings Street. Also known as the 'hidden triangle', the area is only a few blocks deep and not many more wide and is situated above the shores of Burrard Inlet.

Today Vancouver's charming Burrardview is a community of tree-lined streets and is blessed with plenty of green space, parks and ocean-view walks. Centrally located (see above), Myrtle Suite is a short walk to bus routes; near several bike routes. Stroll up to 'East Village' for shopping on eclectic East Hastings Street, featuring restaurants, delis, grocery, bakeries, drug store, banks, community centre and other amenities. Take a short walk to the larger parks of New Brighton and Hastings Park and enjoy the local racecourse, casino and Playland with its famous heritage roller coaster. Hastings Park is also home to the Pacific National Exhibition in the last two weeks of August. This is a vibrant neighbourhood and retains a lovely charm and history in an absolutely spectacular setting!

Amenities Summary

1 Bedroom with queen-sized bed and double closet; queen sofa bed in living area; extra walk in closet/storage; modern full bath/shower, curling iron, blow dryer; iron, ironing board; sleek and sunny kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, toaster, coffee machine, coffee grinder, kettle, dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, etc.; TV, Netflix, WiFi; hydro/electric utilities, cable and internet included. Single vehicle reserved parking (more on street) with close access to suite entrance.

Myrtle Suite: A delightful accommodation ~ a charming area ~ spectacular scenery ~ centrally located.

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Toni (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french

About Toni

Originally from Scotland, our family immigrated in the 70s. I've lived in several Canadian locations and in Vancouver from the mid 80s.

Toni purchased this house in 2001

Why Toni chose East Side

Many years ago, bicycling around town, I discovered the area known as Burrardview (sometimes called the hidden triangle). I thought to myself how wonderful it would be to have a home here.

By very happy chance, and a lot of hard work, 'Myrtle House' is now our home. It is such a lovely location and wonderfully easy to get to so much of all that Vancouver has to offer. We always planned to have a vacation rental and now enjoy offering Myrtle Suite as a base to travellers and short-term visitors. Every day I am thankful for this home, the views, the location, the community.

What makes this house unique

The views from the house and the neighbourhood are stunning. Watching the sun light up the mountains in the morning or going down in the Northwest late on a summer evening never gets old. I love that we can wander down to the end of our street to play tennis or enjoy the park, we can take lovely walks around the neighbourhood, down to New Brighton park, up to the shops of Hastings Street. It is also terrific to be able to get to so many places in a 10 or 20 minute drive! Or to the airport in 40 minutes or even to Tswassen or Horseshoe Bay ferries.


based on 34 traveller reviews

Myrtle Suite - Mountain view; centrally located in lovely area
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 34 reviews

A very comfortable and charming place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The Myrtle Suite was great! It's been beautifully updated and is quiet and comfortable. The hosts were so nice -- responsive without being intrusive.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for providing your kind review of our hosting and suite :) All the best and hope to see you next time!
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  • 5 of 5

The Myrtle Suite is lovely in all respects. Great bed and furnishings define a warm welcoming space. We spent a delightful week there, aided by Toni's excellent restaurant recommendations. It's located in a safe, quiet neighborhood just a few blocks from transit. Many interesting ethnic grocery stores and cafes are also within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your visit. It was lovely meeting you both and I'm happy you enjoyed both the suite and our neighbourhood! Hope to see you next time - until then, all the very best!
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Fantastic apartment. Ideal for exploring Vancouver...

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Toni & Bob's apartment. It was immaculate and we couldn't have asked for more, it was like a home from home, from the lovely furniture to the fully stocked kitchen and bathroom. The number 4 bus never let us down and it was ideal for getting us downtown to explore the city in the beautiful sunshine. Toni and Bob were accommodating, friendly and approachable and we would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending this apartment to others. Carolyn & James (Glasgow, Scotland)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this review, Carolyn! And thanks again for leaving the suite so clean and with some supplies restocked (most generous and thoughtful of you).
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  • 5 of 5

Toni and Bob are great hosts, very accommodating of our needs.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words! Hope to see you next time :)
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  • 5 of 5

Toni and Bob provided SUCH great hospitality during our stay. Anything we needed they made it happen!! Their suite was immaculate and really felt like a "home away from home." We used the outdoor grill two of the nights, and even had dinner on the outside table which is surrounded by a lovely yard and garden. Overall, the suite far exceeded our expectations and is definitely a hidden gem! Next time we are in Vancouver, I will only be searching for one place to stay - the Myrtle Suite! Thank you Toni and Bob!!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you felt at home in the suite - we do try to give it that homey feel. We've been very blessed (knock-on-wood) with the people that have stayed at Myrtle Suite, and you and your family are wonderful guests! We enjoyed meeting you guys and the conversations we had. It will be terrific to see you next time and get all your news! PS: Thank you for leaving everything so neat and clean. I've defrosted the soup and will be trying it tomorrow :)
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Our home away from home in Vancouver

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at the Myrtle Suite. We are in Vancouver frequently to visit family and would not stay anywhere else. The accommodations are impeccable, the location in a quiet residential neighbourhood is convenient to shopping, restaurants, bike paths and bus routes. In addition, we always appreciate the warm welcome and exceptional hospitality of our hosts.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love having repeat visits from such lovely people as yourselves! Thanks for taking the time to write a review - it makes such a difference for us and for people looking for feedback on recent stays. All the best! Toni
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Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Vancouver International
Nearest Ferry
27 Kilometres
Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Murdo Fraser Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Amtrac Station Vancouver
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Trans Canada Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Roundel Cafe
Nearest Ski
17 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres
Kitsilano Beach or English Bay
Car: recommended

Stay in a community of tree-lined streets, parks and ocean view walks, walking distance to 'East Village' shopping. Central to historic Gastown, Chinatown, Yaletown, Stanley Park, Granville Island. Enjoy hikes in Lynn Valley, Deep Cove, Bunsen Lake, Capilano Valley. Ski Grouse, Seymour or Cypress. Rent bicycles downtown for a great day trip along bike paths – stop at Science World, beaches of Kitsilano, English Bay and Stanley Park, stroll around the markets and artisan studios of Granville Island (checkout the Kids Market - it's indoor arcade and the nearby waterpark), restaurants and shops, the famous Vancouver Aquarium and more. A car is great in and around Vancouver, but you can see a lot with public transit too!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Hastings-Sunrise, British Columbia

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Summer 2016
1 May 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$98

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and reservation deposit is paid. Rates quoted based on two-person occupancy. Each additional person extra $15. This suite accommodates a maximum of 4 persons.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Hastings-Sunrise, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Heated tile floors in a nice sized bathroom, 5.5 foot tub with shower, 4 foot vanity, vent fan is on timer, fully stocked with hand soap, towels for four people, toilet paper. Includes washer/dryer units in bathroom closet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen sofa bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom has a queen bed. Sofa bed is located in the living area and is a comfy queen size.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis