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Sylvia Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1154 Gilford St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to be staying to see Vancouver... English Bay, Granville Island, Stanley Park, downtown all in easy reach. Nice quiet neighbourhood, good restaurants all around. Room rather small and a bit tired. Had a hire car and got stung for parking which I hadn't seen in the small print. Staff very helpful.

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for staying with us. I was happy to read that you appreciated the location and service. Parking charges are normal in Vancouver, we only charge $15.00 per night when the rest of the hotels in the area are $25-36.00 per night so we feel the parking charges are priced fairly for the area. In the future please call the... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I knew I was going to like it. One two-lane residential street separates it from the English Bay beach, beautiful at sunset and right next to amazing Stanley Park. The hotel is historic and cozy, uses real keys, and the windows open. Room 416 was basically a suite; it doesn't have an ocean front view but you see a fountain... More

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

We are a heritage site and the hotel is over 102 years old. The location on the tree lined street in a residential area of Vancouver right across the street from the beach is ideal for most Guests coming to Vancouver. in regards to your comments about the wifi, we had some work being done to upgrade the system while... More

Edmonton, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was enjoyable about our stay. Checked out a lot of hotels in area and this one is definitely a good deal for what you get. We had a spacious room that included a couch, the bathroom was on the small side but it was adequate. The rooms are a bit dated but clean. Nice location just off the water... More

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

Nice review about your stay at the Sylvia Hotel, the location is great for people to experience Vancouver. The Sylvia Hotel is good value and thank-you for mentioning it. I hope you enjoyed the views from the lounge while having your meals and drinks. We will look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Vancouver. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel, clean and a good place, excellent ubication, fair for what you are paying for, good view and close to a good restaurants area. The restaurant with excellent breakfast thats the only meals that I had

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for mentioning your experience in the Restaurant. The views are great and so is the food and service. I always appreciate when guests that have a great experience at the Hotel take time to write as it has been my experience that most guests mostly write when they have a bad experience. As you can read, our guests love... More

Denver, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not used to tiny rooms and bathrooms like The Sylvia but this place is very quaint. You can't beat the location though! It's right off English Bay and Stanley Park and near all kinds of delicious restaurants.

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

At this time of year we are always sold out and so some guests that book on line or book last minute get the smaller rooms as those are the rooms we sell on line thru third party web sites. If you require a larger room please call the hotel directly to get the best room types and rates. We... More

Buffalo, NY
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only tiny rooms and baths prevented this terrific place from garnering five stars. The building is in a sensational location on English Bay at the steps to Stanley Park, within blocks of some terrific restaurants and a stroll from much of what Vancouver has to offer. The staff - both front desk and dining room, where we enjoyed daily breakfast... More

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

A nice review and sounds like you enjoyed your stay. Did you know that we have a number of different room types in this heritage building? so if you require more size please let us know at the time of booking as we have some rooms that are more than 1000 square ft. Most of the bathrooms are smaller in... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sylvia is a wonderful hotel - we had a small suite (422) which was excellent value, lovely views, very nice bed and linen, good wifi ... charm with convenient location. Very obliging reception. Only comment was some late night noise but that is the price you pay for fresh air from real windows that open ...

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

I could not have written a better header for your comments, " one of my best hotels ever" is very high praise. Short and to the point, great value and location plus a friendly staff, looks like you covered all the bases. Remember to always get the best value call the hotel directly for best rates and room types. Hurry... More

British Columbia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having had wonderful stays at the Sylvia many times in the past, I had a disappointing visit this Spring, during renovations when I was put in a small, musty room with no views out the one uncovered window. However, I just stayed there on July 3, and I again had a wonderful experience again. I was upgraded to a... More

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

Welcome back, Thanks for returning even after experiencing the Reno's in the fall last year, we are all happy that the Reno's have been completed and the Guests are enjoying the improvements. I was happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and things are back to normal. The new menu has been very popular with our guests and of... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice location. We really enjoyed the proximity to downtown and the beautiful Stanley park. The rooms are comfortable and great value for the location We enjoyed lunch at Banana Leaf. Great bike ride around Stanley park. There is a bike rental shop close by. Would come back anytime.

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

We often have guests comment on the location of the Sylvia Hotel. Thank-you for your thoughts and comments about the value and comfort you experienced during your stay with us. We hope that you will return soon and please always call the hotel directly to get the best rates and room types that are not offered on line. Enjoy your... More

Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent central Vancouver location at English Bay. The area is nice for walking. The hotel is cosy and classic. I was pleased with all aspects of the hotel, except for the wifi in my room. The wifi was very weak in my room.

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rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel, responded to this review

I was happy to read that you enjoyed the heritage feel of the Sylvia Hotel. Our location suites most peoples needs and access to the Beach and Stanley Park are very popular. I will look into your issue about the wifi as we have not had any complaints for years after we upgraded the entire system. I am sorry that... More

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Address: 1154 Gilford St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sylvia Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#29 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver #39 Family Hotel in Vancouver #53 Business Hotel in Vancouver
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