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YWCA Hotel Vancouver

8.8 | Very Good
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One block from BC Place Stadium, clean rooms with shared bathrooms and kitchens

Pros
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • A few reviewers appreciated the common kitchen areas for preparing meals
Cons
  • A few guests found their rooms to be small
  • A few reviewers thought that the interior decor was somewhat dated
  • A few guests complained about paying additional fees for Wi-Fi ($6 per 24 hours)
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 5, 2013
Overview
This hotel is located within one block (or a 2-minute walk) of BC Place Stadium and GM Place (arena and concert venue). Offering rooms with up to five beds and providing shared bathroom, kitchen and living room facilities, this property is well suited for sports teams or group travel.

This property is 100% smoke-free. All 155 rooms include a mini-fridge, free local calls, and a hair dryer. Wi-Fi is available in rooms for an additional fee of $6 per 24 hours. Select rooms also include a TV and an iron and ironing board. Rooms have either a shared bathroom (shared with an adjoining room) or a access to a hall bathroom. Rooms are furnished with two double beds or five single beds.

Secured parking is available on site for an additional fee of $13 per night. Pets are not permitted.

The on-site coffee shop serves coffee, tea, soda, pastries and sandwiches. There are several restaurants located within a 5-minute walk.

Other on-site amenities include common kitchens and TV lounges, meeting rooms and luggage storage.

The Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Vancouver Playhouse are both 4 minutes away on foot, dining and nightlife in Gastown is an 8-minute walk away. The Harbour Centre tower is 11 minutes away on foot, while the Harbourfront area is a 15-minute walk away and features Canada Place, the Vancouver Convention Centre and access to the Seawall (waterfront walking and biking trail).

The Pacific Central train station (VIA Rail, Skytrain and Amtrack) is 4-minutes away by car, while the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is 27 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Many guests indicated that they were somewhat impressed with the quality of the accommodations given the reasonable room rates they paid. One reviewer generalized this hotel as a "fantastic budget property", while another reviewer described the hotel as safe and clean.

Many guests found their rooms to be clean and comfortable. A few reviewers appreciated that their guest rooms were equipped with a mini-fridge.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly, helpful and knowledgeable service.

Many reviewers described the neighbourhood surrounding the hotel as safe and many guests agreed that the property was within walking distance of tourist attractions, restaurants and shopping.

A few guests found the multiple common kitchens well equipped with everything needed to prepare meals.
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The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. 

A few guests thought that their rooms were small and that the interior decor was dated. One guest described the interiors as unpleasantly sterile. A couple of reviewers found the provided pillows to be uncomfortable.

A few reviewers complained about paying additional fees for Wi-Fi ($6 per 24 hours).

A couple of guests admitted that they were uncomfortable sharing a bathroom with another guest room and these guests also mentioned that they found the shower loud when it was in use.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #39 out of 98 properties in Vancouver, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 250 reviews. 

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.5 out of 10, based on 90 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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733 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC