Great location and value, but some concerns with worn decor and cleanliness
- Free wired internet, free parking, free airport shuttle
- Most guests were pleased with the location of the hotel, describing it as close to the airport and SkyTrain Station
- Many reviewers found the hotel to be of good value, and appreciated the free airport shuttle
- Several lodgers enjoyed the on-site restaurant
- Some reviewers found the decor and fixtures outdated and worn
- A few guests had complaints about the level of cleanliness at the hotel
Updated Oct 4, 2012
This non-smoking hotel has 177 guest rooms, each offering satellite TV, air conditioning, free wired internet, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, and a desk. Standard rooms come with one queen or two double beds, and Executive King rooms also feature a sitting area and a kitchenette. A two-level loft suite is available and offers a separate living room area with a sofabed, a dining table, and a kitchenette.
On-site dining is available at Moxie's Classic Grille and Lounge, which is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other nearby dining options include Taco Del Mar and A & W (both within a 2-minute walk north of the hotel).
The Sandman Hotel Vancouver Airport is roughly a 25-minute drive from Vancouver's City Centre, and an 18-minute walk or 4-minute drive from Bridgeport SkyTrain Station, which provides connections to downtown Vancouver. River Rock Casino can be found 6 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free high-speed wired internet, free parking, free airport shuttle and pets are not permitted. (Call date: September 30, 2012).
8 out of 10 | Francine stayed July 05, 2011
"excellent hotel but needs better air conditioning for the few days that it is needed. We had a loft room and the bedroom got pretty warm."
10 out of 10 | Lillian stayed May 07, 2011
"will be back and book directly with you."
"very mice staff. responded to my requests quickly and fairly."
7 out of 10 | Wayne stayed March 27, 2011
"I found the room a little small.But for the cost it was very good .Thank you"
7 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed October 16, 2004
"Took way to long for my reservation to be found when checking in. Front desk clerk spent more time talking with restaurant staff when i Was checking out in the morning. Front desk clerk was rude when calling up to my room when there was a problem with me charging my breakfast to my room."
9 out of 10 | Carrie anne stayed October 13, 2004
"I did find the room almost small compared to other reg hotels. Eg-Hamptom is bigger"
7 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed November 04, 2003
"Although the room was supposed to be non-smoking, the quilt smelt of stale smoke and the smell of pot was quite strong in the hallway."