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Victorian Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   514 Homer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2V6, Canada
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Ranked #53 of 97 hotels in Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely old building, lovingly restored. Rooms are simple, spacious and elegant. And resonably priced. The staff couldn't be nicer and more helpful. The location is perfect - a couple of blocks to Gastown, downtown and Yaletown. The rooms facing the street may get some traffic noise, but it's manageable.

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks to you NYCDave66 for your lovely review and your appreciation of both our property and staff. I'll be sure to pass on your comments to our crew and we certainly hope to see you again soon. More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I took a risk, having never visited Vancouver and having no idea of where to stay. We stayed at the Victorian for a night and then after a cruise and returning to Vancouver, decided to stay two more nights there. We absolutely loved this place! It has a beautiful vintage vibe and is a very relaxing atmosphere.... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

My oh my now there's a happy traveler! It sure sounds like you had a fantastic trip and it does our hearts good to hear such a resounding commendation to both the city of Vancouver as well as our hotel. Thank you so very much for your kind words and we couldn't be happier your first visit to Vancouver was... More

Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I almost switched hotels at the last minute after seeing several recent reviews that were negative about the neighborhood. I'm so glad I ignored those reviews though because we had a great experience here! We booked several rooms to accommodate my relatives, and everyone loved it. It was nice to find a more affordable option in Vancouver that still fit... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review Angela P. It was a real joy having you all with us and we certainly hope to see you again. More

Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I read the mixed reviews here and didn't quite know what to expect, but I was impressed. My room was very clean, well furnished and comfortable. The shared bathroom was immaculate, and I rarely had to wait to use it. The staff were efficient and for a city centre hotel pretty friendly. I was disturbed one night by lorries behind... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

I don't know what to make of your traveling handle Wadhurster. Is that some type of beer? Nonetheless, thank you so much for your recommendation and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay. Please look us up again on your next trip to Vancouver. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at The Victorian in a small room on the second floor. We picked the hotel based on location (proximity to Gastown), the charm, and the price. The first two pros were very true - we enjoyed the location and the charm of the hotel. A major con to this hotel (or at least our room) was the... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review KBo24 and thank you for your observations regarding carpeting and/or rugs. I'm not entirely convinced they would have made much difference regarding the boisterous young girls at 3:AM. That said, we just finished re-carpeting the entire hotel and although a lot of guests love the original hardwood, we are now looking at adding additional throw rugs... More

Yorktown, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: The manager of this hotel is friendly and helpful, the rooms have been renovated in a lovely style and the simple breakfast is adequate, its also reasonably priced for Vancouver. Cons: the location is in a mixed area of downtown Vancouver and the $10 CAD a night accommodation across the street was our view..... The fixtures are not being... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review Jo&Co. You're right about us trying hard but obviously we could try a little harder. We should always be looking for opportunities to be accommodating and your example about the breakfast was perfectly tee'd up, we just shanked it. Extending the breakfast service a while longer is a no-brainer. As for the back-packers hostel,... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a night here before departing on a cruise from Vancouver. We had a room on the ground floor at the back of the hotel. The room was quiet and the bed comfortable. The bathroom provided a selection of toiletries and flannels, which was handy and meant we didn't have to unpack ours. The continental breakfast was ok, nothing... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Well thank you very much Derek -in-Eastcote, we're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope the cruise went well. More

Brisbane
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the photos, read the reviews and booked in to a standard King room with ensuite. The room was charming the bed was very comfortable. Great atmosphere, very clean and spacious. Staff were friendly and helpful. Location was handy to the waterfront and close to a large shopping mall. We would definitely recommend this hotel. Value for money.

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review Diane S. It touched all the bases and we're so happy to have met your high expectations. More

Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I mistakenly thought this hotel would be a good one to stay 1 night in based on the pretty facade in the photos, and what I had thought was a good trip advisor review showing up when booking through expedia. This stay was terrible. We booked a "superior king suite", which I thought would be even better than a regular... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Luluraffey, my apologies go out to you for the unpleasant experience you had with us. City noise can be aggravating but having to endure noise from the restaurant below you is unacceptable. I will definitely use your comments to address this immediately. As for the sooty window sills, we had just washed the windows and it appears the residue... More

Sydney, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a standard king room with a private bathroom across the hall. The room was comfortable and very clean, with an excellent bed with fabulous bedding. Despite facing Homer Street the room was quiet (with the windows closed), and we slept well. The room, as with much of the hotel, is full of character; instead of bland Ikea-style... More

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Brian M, General Manager at Victorian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your comments and we are delighted you found everything to your liking. With all due respect to Ikea, we love being anything but. Thanks again and safe travels. More

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Address: 514 Homer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2V6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Victorian Hotel 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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#45 Business Hotel in Vancouver
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Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, discover the Victorian Hotel-a newly renovated boutique-style property housed in a beautiful brick Victorian era building dating back to 1898. Once inside,guests are transported to the 21st century with 47 beautifully appointed guest rooms designed to create a truly alternative hotel experience.The location is at the nexus of 3 distinct neighborhoods. Historic Gastown,trendy Yaletown and the brand new development of Coal Harbour next to the Convention Centre, are all within walking distance.The shopping district of Robson street and the entertainment sector of Granville are also just minutes away. Waterfront Sky Train station and Roger's Arena are both approximately 5 minute walks from the hotel. ... more   less 
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