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Urban Hideaway Guesthouse

581 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B-2Z5, Canada (Downtown)
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Ranked #30 of 63 Vancouver B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I stayed here twice between May / June this year. As per with us, we booked very last minute, swayed mainly by the great location. So what a lovely surprise it was to find our room (first on the left) featured an awesome raised wooden platform - complete with cushions and plants - that overlooked the beautiful... More

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Alexandria, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently travelled through Vancouver as part of a summer long road trip. We were looking for a unique, personal experience rather than a typical hotel. This place exceeded our expectations! A clean, cozy home tucked in the middle of a buzzing city. It was so nice to have quiet place to go after exploring the city each day. Our... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guesthouse is situated in downtown Vancouver at a walking distance of many amenities of the city. The rooms are comfortable and besides the seagulls you can sleep quite well. It is also important to note that the guesthouse is really near to East Hastings, where a lot of homeless are hanging around. However, it has a major drawback: the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We decided to stay overnight in Vancouver after a cruise and were very happy to find The Urban Hideaway. It is within easy walking distance of all of the downtown attractions like the Seawall, Gastown, Robson Street. It was easy to get to Stanley Park by bus. It was a 5 to 8 dollar cab ride from the cruise ship... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Probably one of the best stays I've had in Vancouver. I was there for 3 nights and just needed a place to crash after three days of planned outdoor and cultural activities. Nothing like waking up, running to the C-bus, and taking transit all the way to Grouse Grind for a hike. The place is so accessible! The location can't... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This hostel is located in downtown Vancouver, just a few blocks from historic and tourist-orientated Gastown. While the hostel is close to many of Vancouver's sights, the area is also close to the beginning of East Hastings Street; that is to say, it is close to what several locals I spoke to consider the "seedy" bit of town. I wasn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

My daughter and i stayed here for 5 nights. Great location to downtown Vancouver. Can walk to all local attractions. Great that you are able to cook dinner as well as breakfast although the restaurants are very close. Clean and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

As we arrived at the door on the street, our hearts dropped a little as the street was covered in cigarette buts and behind the door, the stairs area leading up to the main entrance was quite dusty and dishevelled. But once Ken opened the door and welcomed us to his home, we knew we had made the right choice.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Extremely friendly and welcoming - within minutes of coming in the door, Ken had made us feel at home. The house is quirky and full of character and things to look at, and definitely for those in search of something more than hotels offer. Think of it as staying at the home of friends, but don't go expecting modern perfection.... More

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Blaine, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Janine and Ken were great hosts, beautiful rooms, easy access to everything in Vancouver, we stayed in the suite on the top floor of the guesthouse. It had a very nice bed quite comfortable cutely decorated. Located just a few blocks from the Gaslight district. we walked to a couple of restaurants on water street not to far away. Diffidently... More

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Address: 581 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B-2Z5, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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