GEC offers two accommodation options right in downtown Vancouver. Stay at GEC Granville, or GEC Viva, both a short 20 minute walk to ILSC. Reasonably priced private rooms offer hotel luxury, a convenient location, and great building ammenities. GEC is close to the Granville St. bridge, just steps from Vancouver's beautiful seawall, and the Granville St. nightlife.

*Note: GEC - Vancouver will be available for bookings as of Jan 1, 2017.


718 Drake St, Vancouver, BC
V6Z 2W6 Canada

Note: GEC has two locations in Vancouver: GEC Granville on Drake Street, and GEC Viva on Howe Street, Vancouver. 

  • Fully furnished suites
  • Free WiFi and basic TV cable
  • Fitness centre
  • Concierge/security 24 hrs
  • A/C and utilities included
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Study lounge and social lounge
  • Laundry facilities on site
GEC Rates
Room Type Mar-Sep Oct-Feb
Single room with kitchen $565/week $515/week
Single room with no kitchen $540/week $475/week

All prices are in Canadian dollars. Taxes included where applicable. 
Rates are per person and booking is subject to availability.


Refund, cancellation & policies:

  • A damage deposit (50% of a monthly fee) will be required upon booking.
  • Full payment will be required upon check-in or payment to ILSC three weeks before.
  • Written notice must be provided when cancelling.
  • If you receive a CIC visa refusal  on or before move-in day, you are entitled to a 100% refund of your rent & deposit fees (Official denial letter from CIC must be submitted to secure the refund).
  • If you cancel 14 days or more before moving into GEC, you are entitled to a 100% refund of your rent & deposit fees
  • If you cancel less than 14 days before moving into GEC or after your move in date, your rent & deposit fees are non-refundable