We have closed.
keeping the website up out of nostalgia.
Want to live here for a while? The main and top floor are available as a furnished long-term (more than 30 days) rental: four bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, living room, verandas and back garden. Send us an email.
Now that nearby restaurants and shops are open, whether you’re a Lower Mainlander looking for a change of scene, or some one from further afield thinking a visit to Vancouver is a big enough travel step to take these days, we hope you’ll make the Corkscrew Inn your home base.
Our inn is a carefully restored 1912 Craftsman style home, a showcase of stained glass artistry, and a museum of antique objects related to the making and enjoyment of wine. We designed the Corkscrew Inn to be the type of place we like to stay when we're away - comfortable, luxurious, and full of interesting things.
We could live anywhere in Vancouver, and we choose here. From our quiet, tree-lined street in the historic Kitsilano neighbourhood, you can stroll two blocks south to a variety of shops and good restaurants. Walk a block and a half north and you're on a Pacific Ocean beach.
Granville Island, downtown Vancouver, Gastown, our beloved Stanley Park, and the University of British Columbia with its public golf course and Pacific Spirit Park trails are only a few minutes away by car, and we are well served by public transit - especially to UBC and to the downtown core.
Our guest rooms are furnished in distinctive styles complementing their theme corkscrews, and each has an en-suite bathroom and a variety of luxury amenities. Several rooms feature fireplaces and soaker tubs. All but one have private balconies overlooking the gardens. You can connect to the Internet (wired and faster-than-usual wireless) throughout the house, in the wine cellar museum, and on the spacious verandas.
We bake bread; we smoke wild salmon; we grow our own grapes for jelly... Breakfast is an event at The Corkscrew Inn.
Business and holiday travellers will appreciate the home-away-from-home conveniences: chill your wine; iron your linen; make a pot of tea; share a glass with friends in the wine museum; relax with in an easy chair at the end of the day.
Come stay with us!
Looking for the steam-powered corkscrew video?
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City of Vancouver (#20-116852)
* Fodor's Choice!
#2 of Fodor's 5 Most Unique Hotels in Vancouver
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