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St Clair Hotel - Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   577 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2Z5 , Canada (Downtown)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014
David_X19 Vancouver, Washington
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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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Vancouver, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Some friends and I were in town for the Portland Timbers/Vancouver Whitecaps soccer match and this hostel was right around the corner from one of our supporters group's rally point (Railway Club), so it was a good fit for us. Located mere blocks from the Gastown district, it's pretty well located in downtown Vancouver. We took the SkyTrain in from... More

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Hamburg
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

arrived at 3 am, had to book some days in advance, so that we couldn't cancel because of a "48 hours-cancelation"-politic. the pictures look like they were taken 3 years ago - since then everything has decayed... the bed sheets came with hairs on it! the room looked like as if it had not been cleaned for weeks. it was... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Our group stayed for a week and joked every night about checking out early but we couldn't afford to. The bathroom situation is awful with horrible stinky unclean showers. No sink for washing your hands after using the toilet only hand sanitizer that was EMPTY on two floors for two day! Toilets that blocked frequently leaving a constant fowl smell... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

In the interests of trying to save money in expensive downtown Vancouver, my husband I planned to stay for a week, but our stay at St Clair did not last that long. We switched to the Howard Johnston on Granville St for only $7 more a night. At that $7 went a very long way towards a much more comfortable... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We stayed here for 4 weeks in total throughout fall. First on arrival, staff were extremely helpful and gave us a room on the bottom floor. We went to our room which was a little daunting but only because we hadn't stayed in a hostel before and it could have done with a good clean, however once we laid out... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Centrally located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, this quaint almost hidden hostel is the perfect stay for a world traveler. Staff is very helpful and friendly, the rooms are small, but have all the essentials. You can even have your own personal room, where as most hostels are shared rooms. I liked the privacy of my own room, although... More

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Dublin
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 weeks while we were looking for an apartment in Vancouver. We were trying to save money and this place was by far the cheapest accommodation we could find in downtown Vancouver. Considering the price, I was very dubious about staying here but decided to give it a go. There are good and... More

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Banff, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This was one old hostel but the location made up for the creakiness of it. The room we had was small and a shared bathroom which was unremarkable. The was sink in our room though which was good as you didn't have to always walk out of your room to wash your hands or clean your teeth. There was a... More

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Los Angeles
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The St Clair Hotel was perfect for what we needed. My partner and I were only staying for one night and were really just looking for a bed in between two long days of travelling. The email confirmation included directions to the hotel from the local train station and from the airport which was really helpful. The hotel is a... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I stayed in a private room. (59.28 total). The room was very clean. You put on your own top sheet. You are given a bath towel. Sink is in the room and washroom/ showers are down the hall. Coming from WA to see a play, the staff was very helpful with directions to get to the theatre. Returning to Vancouver,... More

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Also Known As:
St Clair Hotel Vancouver
St Clair Hotel
Address: 577 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2Z5 , Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #20 of 39 Specialty lodging in Vancouver
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — St Clair Hotel - Hostel 1.5*
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