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fabulous beach side private apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 60 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

private entrance to beautifully updated and maintained two bed, one bath on quiet tree lined street close ( five minute walk) to iconic Kitsilano beach. apartment is one hundred meters from ocean and two small parks. five minute walk to fourth avenue boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops. bus stop around corner to downtown vancouver and UBC. apartment has in- house laundry and a security system. comfortably sleeps four.

sid segal
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About sid segal

i was an avid cyclist until my recent (4th) cycling accident in December but hope to be back on my bike soon. my wife Alix and i spend a lot of time with our 3 daughters, their families and our grandchildren. when not cycling or spending time with my family i play a lot of duplicate bridge.

in a prior incarnation i was a senior university administrator. i went to college at the university of north Dakota and attended Simon Fraser university for my post graduate degree. i was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Why sid segal chose Vancouver

Location, location, location; kitsilano beach and fourth avenue. one block from the ocean and several small parks. also- GREAT hosts!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Kitsilano, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

fabulous beach side private apartment
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews

Perfect stay in Vancouver

  • 5 of 5

Our stay with Sid and Alix was wonderful. They were so helpful with restaurant suggestions and with activities to do. Our accommodations were perfect .. Down to the bottle of wine and delicious pastries for breakfast. We were so close to so much that we walked a lot instead of driving. They are wonderful hosts and hostesses and you will thoroughly enjoy them and your stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent hosts, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

I had the opportunity to stay at Sid and Alex's suite for several weeks as I was transitioning back to Canada from overseas. The location, steps from Kitsilano Beach Park, was perfect for long walks with my dogs and convenient to all amenities.

The suite is as pictured: very well appointed and supplying everything you could need, including nice comfy beds. Good cable and Internet too -- which was much appreciated when the rain kept us indoors for extended periods

Sid and Alex are excellent and generous hosts -- from suggesting places to eat to leaving wine and pastries for their guests. Their patience with my mutts, who weren't always the quietest, and their attention to making sure I had everything I needed, created a wonderful homey environment for all three of us.

Thank you so much, Sid and Alex, for your kindness and helpfulness during our stay. I will certainly be in touch should I ever get back to Vancouver! And I highly recommend anyone considering this property to jump on it. You won't be sorry!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sandra. It really was our pleasure meeting you and being able to host you; we hope so much that you will be back. With the dogs! We wish you the best!
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Home away from home for us for sure!

  • 5 of 5

It was with great relief that my daughter and I landed at Sid and Alix's property as we were there for an unexpected emergency. Sid and Alix went out of their way to help us and were much more than just the hosts of this property. Their concern and support were very much appreciated and helped to ease the situation. The fresh pastries on our 1st morning were to die for. To complicate our visit Vancouver was experiencing an unusual snow storm. But the location is perfect as you can walk everywhere to get anything you would ever need. The beds were extremely comfortable and there was everything you could need in the apartment. If we needed anything all we had to do is call our hosts. Thank you very much Sid and Alix!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so pleased to host Suzanne and her daughter Margaret. they are great people and it was our pleasure. We are so glad that the emergency was resolved and is continually resolving and hope that Suzanne and her daughter will be back for a longer stay; that time with no "unusual snowy" weather. Best to you both.
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Comfortable Suite in Vancouver

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our time in this lovely suite. Sid and Alix couldn't have been better hosts. They were gracious and helpful. They went above and beyond by surprising us with sweet treats and a nice bottle of wine. They met us at the door and Sid even drove us to a restaurant that first night because it was after dark. The suite was in a quiet neighborhood. We walked to a large grocery store and several good restaurants. We walked to the city bus stops ,too, so we had easy access to the city. We had everything we could have needed and the shower was great! The suite was very clean, and I enjoyed the nice TV for watching some American football!

Thanks so much Sid and Alix! We will send others your way if ever we can.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: we very much enjoyed having you stay with us. please come again but this time stay with us longer.
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Very nice apartment, great location, helpful hosts

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is clean and attractive. Both bedrooms have very comfortable high quality mattresses. The kitchen is well stocked with cooking and eating implements, and includes a dishwasher. There is both outdoor and indoor seating/eating space. The hosts are very nice people, provided good restaurant recommendations when we needed them, and accommodated us by allowing us to store our bikes in their shed. The location is a 7 minute walk from a heated saltwater pool overlooking the water, mountains, and city skyline, and a few blocks from a running/biking trail, multiple parks, and multiple excellent restaurants. Easy street parking. Everything went very smoothly and it was a great trip.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely private home in the best location and with great owners

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just were looking forward to spending the month of August enjoying the cool weather of Vancouver. With extraordinary luck, we not only found great weather but a great place to stay where we could walk any to any place we wanted: close to small parks, the beach and one of the largest outdoor pools in the world. But not only that, Sid and Alix(the owners of the home) made us feel particularly welcome. Sid was spot on with his restaurant recommendations as well as available for any questions or discussions and if you play your cards right, he will deliver to your door step the best almond croissants this side of France. We would highly recommend Sid's 2 bedroom unit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks paul and patsy it was our pleasure hosting was like having family with us. we will miss you. please- do come again best sid and alix
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Vancouver Internayional
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Darby Dawes
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
main street and terminal
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: not necessary

Kitsilano Beach; 4th avenue shops and restaurants; kitsilano pool.

we are also 200 metres from the bicycle-only path along point grey road


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Kitsilano, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring 2017
16 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$30 per night, per additional guest
summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$30 per night, per additional guest
winter 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$30 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$394.36
Pet Fee A$197.18
cleaning A$147.88

this is a non-smoking property; no smoking in or around the property
no parties or events

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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