The Ivy on Parker Guest House is a gorgeous 1908 heritage home in Vancouver, British Columbia that has been meticulously updated and cared for. This charming Guest House was managed with love and graciousness for many years, elevating it to the #1 Guest House in Vancouver on Trip Advisor. The owners Janet, Richard, Margit, and Chad welcome both returning and first-time guests to experience the elegance and comfort this home will provide for your stay in Vancouver.

The Ivy on Parker Guest House features 5 unique and distinctive accommodation options with a tasteful mix of antique and modern features including air conditioning and complimentary high-speed WIFI throughout.  Each guest room offers ensuite bathrooms, comfortable beds with exceptional linens, flat screen TV’s, mini fridges, coffee makers and kettles, along with local organic coffees and teas to help get your day started in peace and privacy.  The two private self-contained apartments have kitchens with plenty of storage space that make short and long-term stays extremely comfortable.  There are outdoor seating areas in the front garden and on the various porches to relax with a glass of wine or cold beer after an enjoyable day exploring Vancouver.  Please feel free to enquire about long-term stays in any of our 5 luxurious accommodation and aparthotel options.

Less than two blocks from The Ivy on Parker Guest House is Commercial Drive, known locally as ‘The Drive’. There are many restaurants, coffee shops and cafes to enjoy and feel part of this eclectic community.  Commercial Drive’s history emerges from the original Italian and Portuguese communities that settled in this area.  The Drive has diversified into a vibrant, lively community with music, entertainment and theatrical venues including The Cultch, The York Theatre, The Wise Hall and Havana Vancouver, all known for introducing young talent into the Vancouver theatre scene. 

The Ivy on Parker is a half block from Victoria Drive, home of the renowned Bosa Foods, a must visit destination for breakfast or lunch.  Both Commercial Drive and Victoria Drive offer independently owned shops for browsing, along with eateries and bars to appreciate and enjoy.

Vancouver City Centre is less than 10 minutes away by car (around $12.00 – $15.00 by taxi or Uber) or a 30-minute walk along historic Vancouver streets.  There is public transport close by that will take you anywhere in the City, making it a breeze to explore.  More information can be found by clicking on our ‘Locations’ tab.

Please see the Guest Rooms link to choose the room or apartment that will best fit your needs.  All the rooms and outdoor spaces are non-smoking. Each of the rooms and apartments feature high thread count linens and luxurious 100% cotton Canadian made towels and bathrobes.  To enhance your stay, The Ivy on Parker’s specially selected toiletries are hand-crafted, organic, and purchased in bulk without added plastics and support our local artisans. 

Guest Review

Fully loaded apartment, great view from top floor. Everything we wanted.

Great neighborhood and very close to the people we were visiting.

Anonymous, USA
Stayed at The Ivy on Parker Guest House in Vancouver, BC
June 2023 – 5 nights