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EC Vancouver: Superior APT Co-Living.

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

Accommodation Includes

  • Communal Lounge
  • Study Room
  • Games Room
  • Multimedia room and lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi facilities
  • Central air conditioning
  • Fitness center
  • Bed linen provided
  • Students need to bring their own towels
  • Coin operated laundry facilities available
  • All apartments are accessed by lift
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sauna
  • Art Room
  • Private TV room that can be booked
  • BBQ
  • Garden
  • Mini Golf
  • Bike Racks
  • Depending on the room, students will have either cable TV or access to Netflix. Students will need to use their own laptop to watch Netflix.
  • If a student arrives before the 15:00 check in, they can wait in the communal area with their luggage.
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Description of accommodation

This modern accommodation option offers you a sense of community and a great opportunity to meet new people and share experiences. With the many shared amenities such as a BBQ, a games room and Mini Golf, you have the unique chance to make friends in a fun and sociable way, as well as master your cooking and mini golf skills. After a cool Canadian winter day, you can warm up in the sauna or relax in the communal lounge and watch TV with friends.

In your ensuite unit you will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area from your private balcony. Each unit is equipped with a mini kitchenette complete with fridge, stove top, microwave and sink, as well as the necessary kitchen utensils. In addition, you have a desk and chair for study and cable TV to catch up on all the local news and TV shows in Canada. Your unit has a comfortable futon, with linens provided, that can fold up into a cosy couch, in addition to a full sized bathroom and plenty of storage.

Description of local area

The west side neighbourhoods of Shaughnessy & Fairview have been a center of Vancouver culture since the city was built. With the shops of Granville Street steps away and the nightlife of downtown just across the bridge, you live in a true urban village.

The area around the APT Living residence has a quiet, suburban feel yet just a 10-minute walk will take you to the many bustling shops, cafes and restaurants of the neighbourhood. Broadway street is just a 5-minute walk from the residence and this is where you will find the transportation links that will take you to Downtown Vancouver in 15 minutes, and Beautiful British Columbia’s mountains and trails in 40 minutes.




1125 W 12th Ave, 
BC V6H 3Z3

Phone Number

+ 1 (604) 736 5511

Emergency Number

+1 (604) 773 0488

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday
    Check in: 15:00-21:00

  • Departure day: Saturday
    Check out: 10:00

Journey to school

  • Walk- 50 minutes
  • Bus-  Approx. 25 minutes
  • The most convenient and quickest way to get to school is to turn right as you leave the residence and walk for 5 minutes to Granville street
  • Taking another right on Granville will bring you to Broadway street in 3 blocks
  • You will be able to get the 14 bus from here that will drive straight on Granville street The stop for school is Granville and Dunsmuir and the school is located a block from here on Dunsmuir and Seymour


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 fee

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 4week 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.

Airport Pickup

  • If you booked an airport transfer, someone will meet you at the airport and bring you to your residence.
  • If you are at International arrivals, you will meet an EC Transfer Representative after you walk through 2 sets of automatic doors. They will be wearing a yellow t-shirt and holding a yellow sign with the EC logo on it and standing across from the wooden statues.
  • If you are at Domestic Arrivals, collect your bag from the baggage carousel and wait in that area. You will see an EC Transfer Representative wearing a yellow t-shirt and holding a yellow sign with the EC logo on it.


Other ways to get to your residence

If you did not request an airport transfer, there are 2 very convenient ways of getting to your residence


  • You can take a taxi from outside the airport
  • You will need to line up for just a few moments and there will be someone there to guide you to a taxi
  • The fare will be around $30

Public Transport:

  • You can also take the Canada Line Skytrain from the airport to Broadway City Hall
  • When you exit the Skytrain station, cross the road to the bus stop outside London Drugs. You can get the '99 b-line' bus to Granville street
  • On Granville street, walk south until 12th Avenue and then east until Alder Street. You will see the residence with coloured balconies on your left. This walk will take around 7-10 minutes
  • The fare will be $9


  • Strictly 19+ years old.
  • A deposit of $300 (credit card required, we cannot accept debit cards) will be requested upon arrival. This sum will be refunded 3-6 business days after checkout if no damages have occurred. If a student does not have their own credit card, a Credit Card Authorisation Form can be completed by the student's parent or guardian.
  • Minimum 2 week stay.
  • The week of arrival, students are provided with their room number and detailed instructions of how to check in.
  • Cleaning is provided for $32 a week. Students need to book this service during the first week of their stay.
  • Otherwise, students can opt to clean their room themselves by purchasing their own cleaning supplies. A broom and dustpan will be available.