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Ramada Vancouver Exhibition Park

7.4 | Good
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Near Trans-Canada Highway, free parking, with clean and spacious rooms

Pros
  • Free parking, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and spacious
  • The staff was frequently described as friendly and helpful
  • A few guests described their rooms as quiet
  • A few reviewers described their beds as comfortable
  • A few guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • Several guests complained that the dining area for the free breakfast was too small
  • A few reviewers described the free Wi-Fi as slow and unreliable
  • A couple of guests were disturbed by noise from the air conditioning units
Editor's Analysis
Updated Aug 27, 2012
Overview
The Ramada Vancouver Exhibition Park is located less than a minute's drive from the Trans-Canada highway, east of downtown Vancouver. This hotel is located within a 3-minute drive or a 10-minute walk of Hastings Park, which is the location of the Pacific National Exhibition (annual event held during a few weeks in the summer) and Playland Amusement Park, making this property ideal for guests looking for easy access to Hastings Park.  

All units are 100% smoke-free and include free Wi-Fi, free newspapers, a flat-screen TV, free local calls, air conditioning, an iron and an ironing board, a coffeemaker, a microwave, and a mini-fridge. 

Free parking is available on-site and pets are not permitted. A free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 10:00am.

On-site amenities include a fitness centre, coin-operated laundry machines, and safe deposit boxes.

Downtown Vancouver is a 20-minute drive from this hotel and featrues the Vancouver Art Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver Lookout (observation tower with a viewing deck 550 feet above fround), B.C. Place Stadium (home of the CFL's B.C. Lions), and Rogers Arena (home of the NHL's Vancouver Canucks and concert venue).

The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is about 40 minutes away by car (walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on August 24, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 10:00am.
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The Good
Positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and spacious. A few reviewers thought that their rooms were well-equipped (microwave and mini-fridge). A few guests said their rooms were quiet, while others described their beds as comfortable.

The staff were frequently described as friendly, helpful, accommodating, and quick to respond to concerns.

Several guests found the location convenient for accessing the Pacific National Exhibition and Playland Amusement Park. A few other reviewers found the hotel easy to access from the Trans-Canada highway.

Several reviewers found the free parking to be a value-added feature and a few guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent, overall.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews, of the reviews consider. However, there were a few common complaints.

Several guests described the dining area for the free breakfast as small and frequently crowded. A few reviewers said that there was not enough seating to accommodate all guests. A couple of guests thought that the free breakfast lacked selection.

A few guests described the free Wi-Fi as slow and unreliable.

A couple of reviewers complained that the in-room air conditioning units were noisy and disruptive.

A couple of guests were disappointed to learn that this property did not have an on-site pool or hot tub.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.8 out of 5.0, with 84% of 25 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this property #62 out of 101 hotels in Vancouver, based on 68 guest reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.9 out of 5.0, from 53 reviews.

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on August 24, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 10:00am.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 7.4/10 based on 22 reviews

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Map Marker Ramada Vancouver Exhibition Park
3475 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC