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The West Side

Point Grey, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Residential & Comercial

I find that eveyone needs to take some time to enjoy our city. Makes no difference what part you go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
Sites & Sounds of Downtown!

This part of downtown has a litle bit of everything from shops / restaurants & sites / sounds of... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
Vancouver, Canada
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Shopping district known for its interesting upscale specialty stores.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Residential & Comercial”
15 Jul 2016
“Sites & Sounds of Downtown!”
Point Grey, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I find that eveyone needs to take some time to enjoy our city. Makes no difference what part you go and see, it's worth eveyones time to enjoy the experience. (shopping or dinning)

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This part of downtown has a litle bit of everything from shops / restaurants & sites / sounds of the hustle & bussel. Lot's to see & do for everyone!

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Can't really say too much about this place, it's residential, established, few shops, malls, restaurants etc, doesn't hold the panache that the old musical about the pseudo Shakespearean family feud tuned gang warfare tale has. No Jets or Sharks, I wouldn't even call it a...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Welcome to multi-millionaire land. No property you'll see on your tour is worth less than a million, and most will be 2 or more. The West Side is the number one family neighbourhood in the world, I would expect, where the world's rich want to...More

1  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is so charming. Our hotel was in this area, and is within walking to the beach or to daily shopping. Clean, quite and safe. Is on the city bus system, so no car is needed. Mostly condos, apartments and small hotels. Lots of nice...More

1  Thank LadyRosebud
Reviewed 22 August 2014

From Kitsilano all the way out to UBC, the Point Grey area exudes wealth, not outrageous wealth but solidly comfortable wealth. The trees are lovely; a good many of the houses are, too.Then there is UBC. The buildings are a mish-mash, but the grounds are...More

2  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Beautiful city! Beautiful parks! Beautiful beaches! Just perfect!so many tourist attractions!!! Sea wall walk is just super!!!! Again you need camera!!!

1  Thank OlaIzabella
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We stayed at the West side and walked to different places. We used public transportation with a lot of options. The best option will be bicycle throughout

2  Thank Noemi N
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Vancouver's West Side is guilty of so much hubris but it still has some charm and a great deal of life for the bargain hunters among its residents. Therefore, surprises for the visitor. Quite lovely even on a rainy day.

1  Thank KyotoBound
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Lived all my life on The West Side...so much to savour and experience from the beaches to the museums and so much more!

Thank tamsin1
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative
neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture
and poetry readings, its days of flower children and
buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving
their mark on the number of organic restaurants and
fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of
Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic
expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a
Nearby Restaurants
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Linh Cafe
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Kitsilano Beach
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Kitsilano Pool
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Vine and Hops
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