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St Clair Hotel - Hostel

577 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2Z5 , Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Whitefish Falls, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The staff were really friendly. The beds squeaked, the toilet and showers could have been cleaner, the kitchen and communal areas are REALLY small and to be honest were insufficient. The hostel local area is a stone throw from downtown which is good, but throw the stone the other way and the area is rough - lots of drug users,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A hidden spot very close to public transportation, Gastown, Vancouver Public Library and shops. I have stayed here a handful of times and have always fou, nd the accommodations clean, quiet and the staff very friendly and helpful. Bathrooms and showers are down the hall. The coin-op washers and dryers are conveniently located. A micro-wave, small fridge and cutlery/plates to... More 

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Bristol
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed here for 2 weeks and it was a great spot to be. It's downtown so was easy for us to explore and get around easily. Some things to note about this place, there is no kitchen just a microwave, no kettle and no sink to wash up used bowls and cups so I'd recommend getting disposable cups etc... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

No matter where I was I could easily get a bus to go back to the hostel, a lot of bus stops around. Many places to eat nearby. It's an old building, but it's worthy the price. Bathroom is okay. No kitchen. They didn't turned the heat on two nights, what was not good, but not terrible.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Although it is a old house, it is really cheap and well located. There is no breakfast, no kitchen. I missed activity promoters as I have already seen in some other hostels; it is not the most social hostel that I have ever been. However, its price and locality are worth.

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Goshen, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I admit I was a bit worried this place was going to be a dump. But once I arrived I was clearly surpised. You get what you pay for. Booked a 4bed share . For a week. It's right near everything downtown. Room is a bit tight but if ur just there to sleep and store your things the place... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

St Claire is not a hotel but a dump place. Toilet is smelly. Bathroom is slimy, creaked floor, noisy bed, bed bugs, unfriendly staff, hot room no fan, opened window, noisy. It should be taken off the market.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

This place is ok. The staff are nice. But the main problem is that it doesn't have a kitchen. If you are travelling alone, go to samesun where you will probably meet more people whilst cooking/doing the hostel activities or chilling in the common room. The facilities in st Clair's are very basic. Also they don't serve breakfast :-(

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The place could be really nice and needs a lot of tlc.. The room needed a good clean, as did the showers and toilets which also had terrible lighting. We had a double room and the bed was awful, creaked and moved up and down when barely moving on it at all. The hall way is dingy and everywhere basically... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is not even close to a bed and breakfast but a hostel providing only basic dorm beds and shared bathrooms even if you book a private room. Do not expect much of privacy either as doors come with top ventilation grilles as there is no air-conditioning. Rooms are basic and clean but beds are old and creaky. There is... More 

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