Charming Guest Suite on Commercial Drive - private
Charming Guest Suite on Commercial Drive - private
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
You won’t be charged yet

Enjoy your own guest suite in our heritage home. Come and go via your private entrance or visit with hosts if you're in a social mood.

Just renovated bathroom with rain shower head + bedroom with queen sized bed & foyer with stocked mini fridge, microwave & kettle. Great for couples, solo adventurers, and business travellers!

Our neighborhood, Commercial Drive is packed with the best restaurants, markets, parks & boutiques: Prado Cafe, Mezcal, Via Tevere + much more. We'll share our favs!

The space

Our little guest suite is a semi-private space on the garden level of our home, off our laundry room.

We live in a quirky old house over 100 years old! Don’t be surprised by the bolder coming out of the floor.... it’s part of the foundation! We hope you’ll find it charming and enjoy the experience of our unique little airbnb rental.

We live upstairs and would love to meet you and tell you what our favourite local spots are! Our neighbors know us well and may welcome you. Feel free to let them know that you are our invited airbnb guests.

Guest access

Your private side entrance opens into the shared laundry room. We access it occasionally for laundry and stroller storage.

A door from the laundry room leads into your private bedroom and another door into your private bathroom.

Other things to note

For check in, unless we make other arrangements, we'll be home to greet you. Just ring the doorbell of our front door. We'll arrange access to the guest room entrance.

The kettle can be filled up at the bathroom sink. Please leave dirty dishes on the tray and we’ll check daily to tidy and refill what you need.

Help yourself to beverages in the mini-fridge & use the washer and dryer as needed. An ironing board/iron is in the closet.

Coffee & Tea: (1) fresh grounds are in the jar (2) Single cup pour over - ceramic pour over brewer is with the mug (3) Filters & sugar are in cabinet. Tea bags are in glass container in cabinet.

Comfort: If you feel the room is too warm or too cold, just text us and we’ll help you turn the heat on or get you a standing fan.

You’ll find clean linens on the beds and towels provided. Extra towels & linens are in the room.

Additional amenities (toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, etc are in the bathroom vanity.) If you open an item please take it with you so it doesn’t go to waste.

Amenities
Free parking on premise
Family/Kid Friendly
Internet
Breakfast
Prices
Cleaning Fee £18
Security Deposit £122
Weekly Discount: 10%
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To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 11PM
Check out by 10AM

If you're travelling with a baby we've got a portable crib (pack'n'play) in the bedroom closet you may use.

Heat controls for the room are in the room (and available for you to adjust.)

Our old home has creaky floors and we have little kids so during the day when they are playing you'll hear them.

You must also acknowledge
Potential for noise - Our old home has creaky floors and we have two small children. When they are playing in the day you may hear them.
Some spaces are shared - The laundry room is shared
Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door
Availability
1 night minimum stay

51 Reviews

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Molly User Profile
September 2017
Fabulous area to stay. Wonderful to be able to use the washing machine and iron! Lovely couple. Thank you!

Victoria User Profile
August 2017
Lovely place to stay with a short walk to public transport and good connections. Lisa and Luke provided everything we needed and where very kind!

Sara User Profile
June 2017
Lisa and Lake are very nice people. They really let you be in your space in their home. Floors are a bit noisy but they do describe on the advert. Didn't bother us as we would be out almost all day and later on was already quiet. All in all, good place and value for money with relaxed owners and also very helpful. Thank you both Lisa and Luke

Jake User Profile
November 2017
Our stay with Lisa and Luke was great. They have a lovely historic home, and the guest suite was comfortable and had everything we needed. The bathroom is also nicely finished. And having a dedicated entrance was convenient for our late night returns. Lisa and Luke were very welcoming and hospitable. They were quick to give recommendations to us as out of towners. And we had a great conversation about all the things!

Varayna User Profile
October 2017
Lisajoy's place was comfortable and in a great location. I enjoyed my stay at their place!

Katie User Profile
October 2017
Lisajoy's place was great, and they are such a nice family! We had a very comfy private space and bathroom, super close to Commercial Drive, gorgeous neighborhood-- I definitely recommend!

Tera User Profile
October 2017
This was our first time using Air bnb so we didn't know what to expect. But Lisa's instructions on finding the place was spot on. The house is located in a very nice and quiet residential neighborhood and about 3-4 blocks to the nearest busy street which is not a bad walk at all. From there, it's less than 10 min to walk to the Expo Line which will get you anywhere around downtown. The guest room is very nice and clean and we loved the bed. And the bathroom is so beautiful!! Very nice and modern. They do have 2 kids, which we had the pleasure of meeting :) and at night you can hear their little feet go pitter patter upstairs above you lol. But we did not mind AT ALL!.. as we are very used to little kids in the house from all of our nieces/nephews. Also, Lisa said to just let her know if the kids get too loud and she will have them go in their rooms and play or something lol. We didn't really interact with the couple as we would have liked to though, because once we were done exploring the city, we would come in and be tired the rest of the evening. But they always stated to let them know if we needed anything. Overall, great experience and we enjoyed every minute of it!

Vancouver, CanadaJoined in October 2010
Lisajoy User Profile

I'm a designer specializing in systems thinking and ideation for organizations with a social mission. I love coming up with ideas, facilitating group processes, leading web-based projects and being creative.

I'm currently on mat leave from my role leading the technology and innovation strategy for a social services agency that supports people with developmental disabilities.

I volunteer on the Board of Incommon TV, an amazing storytelling web channel; and co-organize Vancouver's civic engagement unconference, Vancouver ChangeCamp.

My partner and I have stayed in airbnb properties around the world and have hosted many wonderful guests at our home in Vancouver.

We love hosting, and showing people around our lovely neighbourhood (Commercial Drive) and sharing tips about this amazing city. If they have time, we often enjoy a glass of wine or BBQ with our guests.

We have a small grey kitty named Avi.

Languages: English
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a day

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