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EC Vancouver: Comfort Residence GEC Granville

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Accommodation Features

Room Facilities

Building Facilities

  • ATM in Building
  • Business Centre
  • Cleaning Service Provided
  • Fitness Center
  • Free-Wifi
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lift
  • Parking Space
  • Rooftop
  • Sauna
  • Vending Machines Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Cleaning service provided once a week for both common areas and rooms.
  • There coin operated washing machines.
  • The luggage drop off is available.
  • Utility bills are included.
  • 24-hour security and concierge on site.
Room Type
Single and Twin/ Double rooms.
Bathroom Type
Board Status

Description of Local Area

Located in the Granville Entertainment District in downtown Vancouver, GEC Granville Suites is only 1.2 miles from Vancouver Convention Centre. GEC Granville Suites is 7 minutes’ walk from the Yaletown Roundhouse Station. The Port Metro cruise ship terminal and Rogers Arena are both within 1.2 miles away.

Description of Accommodation

Conveniently located in beautiful downtown Vancouver, GEC Granville is student accommodation at its best! Guests can relax on the rooftop deck or in the sauna. GEC Granville Suites also provides a gym and table tennis. Guests can enjoy on-site dining. With the comforts and conveniences of home, our furnished suites are the ideal place to stay when studying in Vancouver.

*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, amenities and services may be temporarily unavailable*


GEC Granville

718 Drake St,

Phone Number


Emergency Number


Arrival and departure

  • Arrival Day: Saturday (Sunday arrival is possible). 
    Check in: 16:00
    Early Check in is not allowed.
    Late check in is allowed.
    The students will be welcomed by the residence concierge.

  • Departure Day: Saturday
    Check out: 11:00
    Late check out is not allowed but students can wait in the lounge area or pay for extra night.

Journey to school

Approx. 15 minutes on foot.


Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling or postponing 14 days or less prior to their accommodation dates, will be charged a two-week accommodation fee at the rate quoted in the price list for the accommodation booked and the accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give notice in writing 4 weeks prior to termination. If the 4-week notice period is not provided a cancellation fee equal to 4 weeks of the accommodation cost will apply.  After deducting the price of accommodation used at the rate quoted in the price list, including the required notice period charged at the same rate, students will be refunded the remaining accommodation costs.

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.
If after 10 minutes you cannot see the EC representative, just call +1-604-988-7639 or text/WhatsApp +1-778-773-5466 (from the public phone, information desk or a mobile phone).
If your flight is missed, delayed, or cancelled, or if there is any other problem, you should notify EC Transfer Representative by calling +1-604-988-7639 or text / WhatsApp +1-778-773-5466 (from the information desk or a mobile phone) to rearrange your transfer time and avoid additional cost.

Arrival Procedures

School needs to receive the flight detials and/or approx. arrival time to the residence. Security team will welcome the student in the lobby, if they are not there please wait a few min. 

House Rules

  • 18+ as adult students, no EC custodianship.
  • Mix Gender (sharing rooms are single gender).
  • No deposit needed.
  • Guests are not allowed.
  • Smoking is not allowed.
  • While we promote and support diversity, we cannot guarantee language mix. However, we always encourage students to use English to communicate, be respectful and inclusive of others
  • EC provides a clean living space for all students and expects a basic level of respect from all students. For example, if something is dropped, pick it up; do not leave clothes and belongings on the floor; place rubbish and leftovers in a garbage bag

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