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EC Vancouver: Comfort Viva Tower Residence

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Includes

  • Communal Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi facilities
  • Central air conditioning
  • Fitness center
  • Bed linen provided
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Full kitchen (dishwasher, fridge and freezer, microwave, oven and stove)
  • Open balconies
  • TV in each bedroom
  • Mixed Gender: Male and female students share common areas and facilities (twin bedrooms are single gender)
  • Cleaning service provided (only communal areas on a weekly basis)
Number of Bedrooms
10 single, 8 twin rooms
Type of Room
Single and Twin rooms with shared bathroom
Board Status

Description of accommodation

This is a well-organized residence with incredible views of downtown Vancouver. A number of apartments also offer partial views of the sea and the mountains. Each apartment consists of 2-3 single bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms, 1 open-plan kitchen, 1 spacious living room, and two full shared bathrooms. Each bedroom is equipped with a bed, desk, chair, and allocated closet space per student.

Description of local area

The residence is situated one block away from Davie Street, one of the most exciting neighbourhoods in Vancouver with fantastic nightlife, restaurants, cafes, and Sunset Beach just a short walk away. There are supermarkets and excellent transport links nearby. Robson Street, the city’s most popular shopping hotspot, is also just a few blocks from the residence.


Viva Suites 1311,
Howe Street,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2P3

Emergency Number

+1 604 773 0488

Arrival and departure

  • Saturday Check in: 15:00

  • Saturday Check out: 11:00

Journey to school

Approx. 19 minutes on foot.

You can also use public transport. Walk to Granville Street where you can take buses 004 / 010 /014 / 050. Stop in Granville Street NS Dunsmuir. Cross the street and you will see the school. It will take you around 9 minutes to arrive.  


Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling fewer than 14 days before arrival will be charged a one-week accommodation fee at the standard accommodation rate and accommodation placement fees.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give notice in writing 4 weeks prior to termination. After deducting the price of accommodation used, including the required notice period, charged at standard accommodation rates, students will be refunded the remaining accommodation costs. If the 4-week notice period is not provided, a cancellation fee equal to 4 weeks of the accommodation cost will apply. Please note: Certain accommodation options may be subject to special cancellation charges. Should these differ from above, students will be notified at the time of cancellation.


  • If a student wants to book a Twin room for single occupancy it is the double price of a twin bed
  • Prices are in Canadian Dollars (CAD)


  • Strictly 19+ years old
  • Viva Tower is no longer providing cable TV to the students. Instead, Viva Suites have been upgraded to Netflix. Students can rent a HDMI cable from Viva Front Desk so they can connect their laptops,this is the only option for TV at Viva Tower.
  • Students must have a laptop to connect
  • A deposit of $300 (credit card required) will be requested upon arrival. This sum will be refunded 5-15 business days after checkout