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Good value hotel in North Vancouver with spacious rooms and free passes to Fitness World

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free local calls
  • The location was praised by many, who described it as close to local attractions and highway access
  • Many guests found the beds comfortable and the rooms spacious and clean
  • Many guests appreciated the value offered by this hotel
Cons
  • A few guests felt a complimentary breakfast should have been included and complained about the restaurant prices
  • A couple of guests complained about limited parking spaces
  • No elevator access to second level
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 14, 2014
Overview
Near Marine Drive and public transit, 2-minutes from the Trans-Canada Highway and 4 minutes from the Lions Gate Bridge, the Best Western Capilano Inn and Suites is ideal for the budget-conscious traveller who are seeking to be conveniently located in North Vancouver, or near to Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver.

This pet-free and smoke-free hotel has 74 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, over two floors with no elevator. All guest rooms offer free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a 32" flat screen TV with cable, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with two double beds are offered which feature a mini-fridge and microwave along with the standard room amenities. One-bedroom suites offer a separate living room and a kitchenette.

The hotel also offers a heated outdoor pool with sun deck along with free passes to Steve Nash Fitness World, a comprehensive fitness centre, aquatic centre, tanning facilities and spa. Guests can use the hotel's on-site laundry facilities and parking is free on site.

The hotel houses De Dutch Pannekoek House Restaurant, which serves breakfast and lunch on weekends and three meals daily, during the week. Other nearby dining options include Pho Japolo, Earls, and Denny's, a 3-minute walk from the hotel.

The Best Western Capilano Inn & Suites is approximately an 8-minute drive from downtown North Vancouver and Lonsdale Quay (where the SeaBus station is). Deep Cove is roughly a 19-minute drive east of the hotel, while the Capilano Suspension Bridge is 4 minutes north.

Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal and Hwy 99 (Sea to Sky Hwy) to Whistler are both about a 15-minute drive west. Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is about 20 km (roughly 31 minutes) south of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
The majority of reviews, of those consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, location, and value.

Most guests were complimentary of their accommodations at this hotel. They described comfortable beds and linens, as well as clean and spacious rooms. Several of these guests also praised the outdoor pool and sitting area.

The location was praised my many reviewers who described the hotel as being close to Lion's Gate Bridge, local attractions such as Capilano Suspension Bridge, and downtown Vancouver. It was also mentioned by some guests that this hotel was a good starting point for the Sea to Sky Highway 99, which runs to Whistler.

Several lodgers were pleased with the value of the Best Western Capilano Inn & Suites, and felt the price was more reasonable in comparison to Vancouver hotels. These guests mentioned the free parking and Wi-Fi as contributing factors to the value of the hotel.
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The Bad
While most of the reviews, of those consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some complaints among them.

A few guests were disappointed that there was no complimentary breakfast included, as had been their experience with other Best Westerns in other regions. They felt it should have been included, and that the on-site restaurant was too expensive.

A couple of guests had difficulty accessing the road during busy times and found the parking lot tight with limited spaces.

A couple of guests complained about noisy A/C units.
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TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #6 out of 11 North Vancouver hotels from 121 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.8 out of 10 from 176 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 100% recommendation rate from 7 reviews.


Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Rated 7.2/10 based on 1063 reviews

Ranked #6 out of 8 hotels in North Vancouver

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1634 Capilano Road, North Vancouver, BC