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5-min. drive from city centre, clean units with kitchens, friendly staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to downtown and the airport
  • Numerous guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped units
  • Several reviewers complimented the hotel's friendly and efficient staff
Cons
  • Noise transfer and worn decor was reported by a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 19, 2014
Overview
Located about a 5-minute drive from Vancouver's city centre and a 2-minute drive from Highway 99, the Hycroft Suites are suitable for business or vacation travellers who require centrally located condo-style accommodations with extended kitchen amenities, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's smoke-free suites and townhouses comes equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, an iPod dock, one, two or three separate bedrooms, a kitchenette or full kitchen, a dining area, a living room, a fireplace, a desk, a patio, an iron and ironing board, a robe and slippers for each guest and a hair dryer. Units with a washer and dryer are also available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible. 

The hotel also offers free parking (reservations required). Pets are not permitted. 

Granville Island Public Market is about a 5-minute drive away, while the University of British Columbia can be found 4 minutes away by car. BC Place is roughly a 7-minute drive from the hotel and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is a 16-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking (reservation required), no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 5, 2014)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms and staff.

Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's location. They described it as close to restaurants, shopping, downtown Vancouver, public transit, the airport, Granville Island, a grocery store and the University of British Columbia.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by many lodgers. They found their units to be clean, well equipped, spacious and tastefully decorated, with great city and mountain views and comfortable beds. 

Several guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as helpful, friendly, responsive and efficient.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of lodgers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped units, a few reviewers were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported noise transfer from overhead rooms and the street, as well as worn decor and fixtures and electrical issues when using certain appliances at the same time.
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Show Sources
Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #10 of 38 specialty lodging in Vancouver with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 39 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.6 out of 10 from 6 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 5, 2014 to verify some information.
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.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Vancouver

Rated 7.2/10 based on 58 reviews

Ranked #71 out of 98 hotels in Vancouver

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Location
Map Marker Hycroft Suites
1248 West 15th Avenue, Vancouver, BC