Visitors? Check out the Updated “Stay in Kits”


The arrival of the twinks is fast approaching, and visits from relatives will follow shortly after. Seeing as our family will increase by two-thirds overnight, we have nowhere to put these visitors.

As I was searching for hotels, bed & breakfasts, and furnished suites in and around Kitsilano, I made sure to keep a list of all the places I came across. I have put my search results in the updated “Stay” section you can find on the right. There are two lists of B&Bs and furnished suites (ones with and without their own website) and a list of three hotels that are close to Kits without being downtown.

There is also a link to a service called “Make Yourself at Home“. We have used their services four times now and we have never been disappointed. MYaH liaises between homeowners who want to sublet their furnished apartment or house and those seeking a short or long term furnished place. This is a free and extremely convenient service if you’re looking for a place for more than a few days or weeks. The apartments are generally a little more expensive than the ones you might find through Craigslist, but for longer family visits this is a great and economical way to go.

If you own or know of any other B&Bs or places to stay in Kits, send me an email and I will update the page.

Last modified: May 27, 2008

6 Responses to " Visitors? Check out the Updated “Stay in Kits” "

  1. Jody says:

    Thank you! This will be very useful.

  2. StanTheMan says:

    Awesome post Erik. I had no idea there were so many options in Kits.

  3. Michelle says:

    What is “twinks”?

  4. Erik says:

    Hehe. We’ve consistently been referring to the twins we’re expecting as twinkies and twinks. I guess this usage is not quite as ubiquitous as I thought it was 🙂

  5. Liz says:

    Thanks Erik, my family and I coming from the UK in July and can’t wait to stay in Kits. I really enjoy reading your blog to keep up with what’s happening in Kits and I look forward to showing my little girl what a beautiful place it is. Cheers!