This hotel is located in east Vancouver next to Hastings Park (3-5 minute walk), which includes the Pacific Coliseum (hockey arena), Playland Amusement Park, and Hastings Racecourse. This property is also a 2-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange.
This property is 100% smoke-free and offers 100 rooms and 6 suites. All units include free Wi-Fi, free newspapers, a TV with pay-per-movies, a work desk and ergonomic chair, a coffeemaker, an iron and an ironing board, and a window that opens. Suites at this property also include a mini-fridge, a microwave, and separate living and bedroom areas.
Pets are permitted for $15 per night and free underground parking is available on site.
A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30am - 9:30am and includes a variety of hot items.
On-site amenities include a business centre, meeting rooms with audio-visual rentals, a fitness centre, coin-operated laundry machines, dry cleaning (extra fees apply), an ATM, ice machines, bellhop service, and safe deposit boxes.
The Pacific National Exhibition (entertainment, vendors, and rides), which runs for a few weeks every summer, is held at Hastings Park (a 3-5 minute walk away).
Downtown Vancouver is a 15-minute drive from this hotel and includes attractions such as the Vancouver Lookout (observation tower with a viewing deck 550 feet above the ground), Vancouver Art Gallery, B.C. Place Stadium, and Rogers Arena.
The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is a 35- to 45-minute drive away. (Walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Among the reviews used for this analysis, most reviews described positive experiences at this hotel.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and a few reviewers thought that their rooms were spacious. A few guests described their beds as comfortable.
Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast and guests described an ample selection that included pancakes, eggs, cinnamon buns, bagels, and yoghurt.
The staff were frequently described as friendly, helpful, and welcoming, with one guest saying that the front desk agents, "went out of their way to be helpful and make our stay enjoyable".
Several guests found the location convenient for accessing nearby attractions at Hastings Park and in downtown Vancouver by car. A few reviewers also mentioned finding several restaurants within walking distance.
A few guests thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. A couple of reviewers found the free underground parking to be secure and convenient.
As mentioned above, most reviews for this hotel were positive, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However there were a couple of concerns mentioned.
A few guests described having difficulty operating the in-room climate control and were unable to maintain a comfortable temperature.
A couple of guests thought that the in-room furniture and carpeting appeared dated and were in need of upgrades.
A couple of reviewers also mentioned that they were disappointed that this Holiday Inn did not have an on-site pool.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.0 out of 5.0, with 81% of 26 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #40 out of 101 properties in Vancouver, based on 148 guests reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.9 out of 5.0, from 46 reviews.