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Urban Hideaway Guesthouse

581 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B-2Z5, Canada
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Ranked #17 of 64 Vancouver B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to Eva and Patrick for an excellent home in Vancouver. The guesthouse is a tiny oasis in the middle of downtown Vancouver, a short walk to pretty much everything (including the cruise ship terminal!) Rooms are cozy and decorated with random touches, including a bookshelf with left-behind reading material. All have fans which helped to keep cool during an... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect choice to stay for a couple of days prior to our departure on our Alaskan cruise. Patrick gave me very easy directions from the Skytrain, approximately 5-10 minutes away from the stop, a plus. Upon arrival, he greeted us and gave us the interesting history of the building. We gave him our itinerary and he and Morgane drew... More 

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Prince George, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to stay at the guesthouse in June of this year, because we were going to see SHANIA TWAIN at Rogers Arena. My sister, my grandparents and I stayed here. Let me tell you something, it was amazing. Both the concert and the guesthouse. From the first time we walked in the door, Patrick was just so warming, and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place have several important pluses: 1. Great location downtown Vancouver. Many of the city's main attractions in walking distance, Gastown with its cool bars and restaurants just around the corner. 2. With private rooms equipped with comfy beds and nice furniture it feels more like a hotel or B&B rather than a typical hostel. You only need to share... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find in the centre of the Downtown area. A great welcome from Patrick who clearly loves his job and gave us lots of excellent recommendations for places to visit. Great location for this clean, tidy and very friendly hostel. We would highly recommend a stay here.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the perfect place to stay if you want a small guesthouse and appreciate the friendly atmosphere and personal touches. Everything was clean and comfortable. It was nice to be able to make your own breakfast depending on what you fancied. The only (and very small) downside to my stay was that the twin room does not have much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I spent only one night at the guesthouse but we loved our room, the loft on the top floor, which was spacious, sunny and cozy with lots of plants, a very comfortable bed, a comfortable couch-bed, and a private bathroom. The room had tea/coffee-making equipment plus some oatmeal, which we really appreciated because we had an early... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Patrick the story teller! ;) When you want to discover Vancouver and love to hear traveller stories (for your own advantage ;)) than this is a must. Patrick thanks! :) The guesthouse is situated near the central waterfront trainstation (2 min walk), city centre, Alexander street (lovely) and china town are just around the corner. The place itself is chill,... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived it felt as if we were a part of something far greater than two travelers alone in Vancouver. I felt as if I had known Patrick for years through our phone conversations--great sense of humor, kind and much, much more. Patrick is truly equipped to host. He carried our luggage up and down the stairs,... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Me and my family visited Urban Hideaway in july 2015. We were with 6 from the Netherlands. We really enjoyed the good vibe in Urban Hideaway. A calm and serene place in downtown Vancouver. Making our own breakfast in the cosy kitchen, with fresh fruits, cereals en bread supplied, really made us feel at home. Loved the cats.

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