Cost of accommodation in Vancouver

Considering that Vancouver has recently been voted the world’s best city to live in, it also ranks as Canada’s most expensive city to rent in. A studio just for you in the West End or Kitsilano is going to cost you in the region of $850, while a one bedroom apartment in the same areas could reach $1100. Even sharing a larger two or three bedroom apartment in these areas could be as much as $700-$800. But do shop around, we are only giving you a rough guide here so be persistent and take your time, you could find a great place to share with your friends for $600-$700 each.

Average Rent in Vancouver Hoods – $ – October 2010

NeighbourhoodsStudio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed
Zone 1: West End/Stanley Park$875$1100$1720$2580
Zone 2: English Bay$895$1080$1590$2500
Zone 3: Downtown$920$1140$1725$2580
Zone 4: South Granville/Oak St $830$1040$1455$1840
Zone 5: Kitsilano/Point Grey$850$1050$1460$2090


Date adapted from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation rental market report for October 2010.