Destination guide

Head to the luxury city of Commercial Drive

Learn about the unique charm of Commercial Drive with a stay in a holiday home rental. This walkable city is known for its cycling, restaurants and hockey games. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Commercial Drive

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Commercial Drive has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grouse Mountain (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Empire Fields (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Commercial Drive

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Commercial Drive is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • John Hendry Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • False Creek (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Queen Elizabeth Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Park and Tilford Gardens (3 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Commercial Drive

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.8 mi (48 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Commercial-Broadway Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Commercial Drive?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,236 holiday lettings around Commercial Drive. From 651 Houses to 458 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Commercial Drive?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Commercial Drive. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • United States: 554,883 holiday homes
  • Kitsilano: 192 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 356 holiday homes
  • Surrey: 1,003 holiday homes
  • West Side: 746 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Commercial Drive! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Commercial Drive?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Commercial Drive with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Surrey: 1,003 holiday lettings
  • West Vancouver: 1,158 holiday lettings
  • North Vancouver: 1,214 holiday lettings
  • Burnaby: 1,301 holiday lettings
  • White Rock: 85 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Commercial Drive?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Commercial Drive are:

  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR): 1,382 self catering accommodations
  • Vancouver Coal Harbour Airport (CXH): 1,403 self catering accommodations
  • Boundary Bay Airport (YDT): 1,373 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Commercial Drive?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Commercial Drive. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Canada Place: 1,391 holiday rentals
  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,419 holiday rentals
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge: 1,396 holiday rentals
  • Capilano Mall: 1,398 holiday rentals
  • Guilford Town Centre: 1,456 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Commercial Drive listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.