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5-minute drive from downtown, condo-style units with kitchens, parking extra

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi for one device
  • Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's central locale and proximity to BC Place
  • The hotel's staff were praised for their helpful and knowledgeable service
  • Several guests enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
Cons
  • A few guests complained of dated decor and noise transfer
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 7, 2014
Overview
Located about a 5-minute drive from Vancouver's city centre and a 7-minute walk from Granville SkyTrain, Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer centrally located condo-style accommodations with an indoor pool, extended kitchen amenities and easy access to public transit.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's one- and two-bedroom suites offers air conditioning, free Wi-Fi (for one device), cable TV, a coffeemaker, a full kitchen, a living room with a sofabed, a desk and a hair dryer. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted. 

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a fitness centre, a business centre, guest laundry and four restaurants. Self-parking is an additional $16 per day. 

BC Place is roughly a 5-minute walk from the hotel, while Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre can be found 3 minutes away by car. Sinclair Centre offers shopping about 6 minutes away via public transit and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is a 19-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, self-parking $16/night, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 18, 2014)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.

Many guests praised the hotel's location. They found it close to downtown Vancouver, restaurants, shopping, BC Place, public transit, highway access, Rogers Arena, a supermarket and Yaletown.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as efficient, friendly, knowledgeable about the area and helpful with site-seeing suggestions.

Several travellers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious, well equipped and well maintained, with comfortable beds and great ocean and mountain views. A few patrons had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests criticized their accommodations. They reported dated decor, worn fixtures, noise from guests in adjacent rooms and slow Wi-Fi. Some lodgers also complained the free Wi-Fi was only available for one device, which they found inconvenient.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #44 of 96 Vancouver hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 583 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 338 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation rate from 162 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 18, 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.
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Rated 7.8/10 based on 1660 reviews

Ranked #57 out of 98 hotels in Vancouver

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Map Marker Rosedale Condominiums
868 Hamilton Street at Robson Street, Vancouver, BC