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YWCA Hotel Vancouver

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   733 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada (Downtown)
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Ranked #30 of 96 hotels in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Value is good if you're travelling with 2 or more people. Rooms are only $10 cheaper if single. Location is great, close to Telus Science world, BC place and the transport hub at Pacific Central Station (buses to Whistler and trains to seattle). Within 15min walking distance from nightlife at Granville Street and Downtown city centre. Rooms are clean and... More

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

All of the positive comments by other are correct about this hotel. Stayed in single room with no bathroom, $75/night. Shared bathroom was immaculate and never occupied when I went. Room is basic but clean and comfortable. Wifi is $3/day, quite reasonable. Parking is convenient and locked up, so less concern about window smashing junkies.

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Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I have been visiting Vancouver and staying at the YWCA Hotel since 2009. Whilst I have stayed at another hotel a few times when the YWCA Hotel was fully booked, I have always preferred to stay here. The location is very idea as it's walking distance to Rogers Arena and BC Place. As well as many other smaller venues in... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We really enjoyed staying at the YWCA this summer. It had all the best bits of both a hotel and a hostel - a comfortable bed and spotlessly clean combined with a shared kitchen where we could cook a proper meal and get to chat to interesting people! Getting free entry to the YWCA sports complex was a great bonus... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Location was great for anyone wanting walking access to downtown. It was easy to get to from transit (10 minute walk) and the staff is kind. It's also very safe. They could make the shared bathroom a bit more welcoming. The cost you pay for what you get is great though, it's places like this that have allowed me to... More

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Prince George, Canada
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed during a short trip to shop with our two teenagers. Hubby and I shared a double double room and son and daughter shared a double double room. Great set up for families with kitchen facilities to cook meals when not eating out. We were loaned free kitchen utensils and cookware for our stay and made use of the... More

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed at YWCA Hotel for 6 nights during July in a private bedroom with shared bathroom. It was one of the few affordable hotels that we could find in downtown and the experience was really good. The bedroom was basic but really comfortable, new and clean. Sharing the bathroom wasn't a problem at all. Some days we couldn't even... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I stayed one night at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver last week, on my way to Seattle. Since I was only really there "in transit", I wasn't looking for anything fancy. I stayed in a single bedroom with a shared hall bathroom. The room was a decent size & the bed was very comfortable! The whole hotel was just about spotless... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Although this is a 'no frills' place to stay, the location was excellent, the staff friendly and the room although basic was comfortable. The Moxies Hotel round the corner has an excellent breakfast for around $12. However BEWARE THE FACT THAT YOUR BILL WILL BE AROUND 12% HIGHER THAN THE AMOUNT SHOWN WHEN YOU BOOK DUE TO CITY AND STATE... More

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Lemvig, Denmark
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

The price we paid for a double room was relativeliy high compared to what we got elsewhere the following days of our stay in the city of Vacouver. Had we done better research we had not chosen this hotel. It is clean and centrally located, and you can cook by yourself in one of the kitchens on every second floor.... More

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Also Known As:
Vancouver Ywca Hotel
Address: 733 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#31 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#50 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — YWCA Hotel Vancouver 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
YWCA Hotel Vancouver offers a warm welcome to all travellers and is a comfortable, safe and affordable place to stay at the heart of downtown's arts and entertainment scene. All rooms are private and there’s a choice to suit your needs and budget - from single rooms to quints. The modern 155 room facility has air-conditioning, mini-fridges, telephones, TVs, guest area kitchens, wireless Internet access, laundry rooms, a coffee bar in our lobby and meeting rooms! The YWCA Hotel is just a stroll away from Robson Street, the city's shopping and restaurant mecca. Other nearby neighbourhoods worth exploring include Historic Gastown, Chinatown and trendy Yaletown. The YWCA Hotel was the recipient of the Best Bargain hotel in the 2009 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards and recently received TripAdvisor 2011 Certificate of Excellence. Come and discover for yourself why YWCA Hotel is worth checking into! ... more   less 
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