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Gage Towers at UBC

5959 Student Union Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2C9, Canada
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Ranked #76 of 96 hotels in Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

During summer, the university rents out these student accommodations. I stayed in a studio apartment with kitchenette while attending a conference. Overall it was a pleasant stay. Very good breakfast is included. It is close to the bus terminus and well connected to downtown. A very nice food court, restaurants and convenient stores are closeby. The campus is beautiful to... More

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Calgary
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We stayed here as a family, in a unit which slept five. This is a low quality residence with ambivalent employees. Maintenance matters were ignored and the cleaning staff enter the unit and do their work while we you are there. they even entered the bathroom while one of us was showering! yes the shower is in cubicle, but still,... More

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hexham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Noticed some negative comments out there, mainly based around standard of accom and cost. This isn't a hotel - it's student rooms in summer so don't expect top quality features. But if you want a room to yourself, a pleasant kitchenette and sitting area shared between a few rooms and a great breakfast included at the university cafe then this... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Make no mistake this is University student dormitory housing. The rooms in the Gage towers are the rooms the university students living during the year. So there is a bare hostel like feeling in the rooms. The rooms do not have air conditioning and our suite did not even have a telephone. The carpeted areas were dirty. Pros: - Good... More

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UBCConferences, Manager at Gage Towers at UBC, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location and the views. We are sorry that the carpeted area was not as clean as it should be. We have advised our housekeeping team to look into it. Unfortunately, we only have wired Internet available in the rooms. We hope you had a chance to... More

Surrey, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed in a suite on the second floor for two nights. Initial impressions upon walking in was that the suite was quite nice until it was time to actually sleep in there. The beds are quite hard, the sheets made me itch all throughout the nights, and the bugs... the complex has quite a few bugs... More

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UBCConferences, Manager at Gage Towers at UBC, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your recent stay. As a world class university, clean – pest free rooms are critical to our reputation and we have a professional pest management program in place. We take your claim seriously. Please let us know which room you were in so we can follow up. Thank you. More

Kamloops
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This is very good value for Vancouver. I was at UBC for an appt. at the hospital on campus. Gage Towers are very convenient for that purpose. The included breakfast was okay I was a bit surprized by the $11 charge for parking but there was less expensive parking very nearby in a parkade. I did have a car so... More

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UBCConferences, Manager at Gage Towers at UBC, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to learn that you found our accommodation is of good value and convenient for your visit. We apologize for the lack of WiFi in the guest rooms but I understand that the free Campus WiFi in the lobby served your needs. Our parking fee is probably one of the cheapest in the... More

Quebec, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Great place, very clean, modern furniture (except maybe for the kitchen's furniture), plenty of space, large shower, good price for the location (on UBC campus), beaches nearby, 10-15 minutes from downtown, los of buses nearby, calm place (never heard any neighbour). Bed is a little hard, but still comfortable (pillows are very comfy though!). Absolutely nothing wrong with this place.

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UBCConferences, Manager at Gage Towers at UBC, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our campus' proximity to downtown to be convenient. We trust you had a chance to visit some of the beautiful beaches nearby and attractions on campus. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More

Lafayette, Louisiana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

There are several different types of rooms available, I stayed at the Gage Apartments in August 2012. Keep in mind they are undergoing a renovation this summer. I was on the fourth floor after the rooms had all been redone. The furniture and carpets were new. The kitchens and bathrooms were updated with granite counters and new cabinets. The place... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

I chose to stay at the gage apartments while viewing UBC in an effort to let my daughter know a little about living in Res while at university. Honestly it is a residential room normally used by students, and for what I was looking for it was perfect. Our rate was taxes in 178 per night, excessive by any standards... More

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Cambridge, MA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
32 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

The bed and breakfast summer visitor price is a great deal considering the cost of accommodation in Vancouver, but you'll feel sorry for the students who have to stay here all school year long when you see the spartan prison-like rooms with their tatty worn furniture. Wifi access is in the lobby only: this is clearly a very backwards university.... More

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Also Known As:
Gage Towers At Ubc Hotel Vancouver
Gage Towers At Ubc Hotel
Gage Hotel Vancouver
Address: 5959 Student Union Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2C9, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
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Ranked #76 of 96 hotels in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From May through August, a wide array of accommodations available from shared apartments, to private studios and 1-bedroom suites on the beautiful UBC Vancouver campus. Only 20 minutes by car to downtown or the airport. The Gage Residence is within walking distance to UBC bus loop, restaurants, shops, recreational facilities and attractions. Our B&B rates in the shared apartments starting at $45 per night. Everyone can stay with us. ... more   less 
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