This hotel is situated in the entertainment and dining district and is ideally located for travellers looking to explore Vancouver attractions or access downtown offices on foot.
This property is 100% non-smoking and pets are not permitted. All units include free Wi-Fi, a direct-dial telephone, air conditioning, a hair dryer, and a TV with pay-per-view movies. Outdoor parking is available on site for $11 per night and indoor parking is available off site for $15 per night.
This hotel has an on-site restaurant that serves a continental breakfast only ($6 per person). The restaurant is open daily from 7:30am - 11:00am.
On-site amenities include same-day dry cleaning (extra fee applies), wake-up service, and safe deposit boxes.
The Vancouver Art Gallery (features art work by Emily Carr) is a 10-minute walk from this property, while the Vancouver Lookout (observation tower with viewing deck 550 feet above ground) is about a 15-minute walk away. The Vancouver Convention Centre is about a 14-minute walk from this hotel.
Other Vancouver attractions, such as B.C. Place Stadium (home of the CFL's B.C. Lions) and the Rogers Arena (home of the NHL's Vancouver Canucks and concert venue) are both about an 8-minute drive from this hotel. The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is about 30 minutes away, by car (walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on August 7, 2012: Outdoor parking is available on site for $11 per night and indoor parking is available off site for $15 per night. The hotel is 100% smoke-free and does not allow pets. Free Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms and throughout the hotel. The on-site restaurant serves a daily continental breakfast from 7:30am - 11:00am for an additional $6 fee.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many reviewers said that the room rates were reasonable and ideal for travellers on a budget.
Many guests found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot. Many reviewers also found amenities, such as shopping and restaurants, within walking distance. One guest said "all the amenities I need are steps away", while another reviewer described the neighbourhood around the hotel as "lively".
Several reviewers described their rooms as clean and their beds as comfortable.
Several guests complimented the staff for the friendly and helpful service.
Many reviewers, among the reviews sourced for this analysis, complained that this hotel did not have an elevator.
Several guests thought that their rooms and the property in general were in need of renovations. Reviewers described doors that didn't close, unpleasant odours, dripping pipes, broken tiles, dated decor and furnishings, and smoke alarms that were not properly attached to the ceiling.
A few guests were disturbed in their rooms by noise. A couple of reviewers mentioned that noise from a nearby pub disrupted their sleep, while another guest complained about hearing noise from neighbouring rooms.
A couple of reviewers described their rooms as small.
Isolated complaints included: unreliable Wi-Fi service, charges for 800-numbers and local calls, and expensive on-site parking fees ($11 per night).
Several reviewers indicated that they were not likely to stay at this hotel again in the future or that they would not recommend the property to others.
ranked this hotel #81 out of 101 properties in Vancouver, based on 98 reviews.
gave this property an average score of 3.4 out of 5.0, from 51 guest reviews.
CanadianHotelGuide.com gave this hotel an average score of 6.4 out of 10, based on 178 reviews.
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on August 7, 2012: Outdoor parking is available on site for $11 per night and indoor parking is available off site for $15 per night. This hotel is 100% smoke-free and does not allow pets. Free Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms and throughout the hotel. The on-site restaurant serves a continental breakfast daily from 7:30am - 11:00am.