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Hotel Ambassador

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1212 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z1M4, Canada (Formerly Hotel Granville Grand)
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Ranked #79 of 96 Hotels in Vancouver
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was a 10min walk uphill or so from railway. Check in was ok for my one night stay. Room is just that, no bathroom. Had a very strong disinfectant smell, which I soon became accustomed to. I guess the bathroom is a very long way down the hallway from my room. Coffee is provided in kitchen area down the... More 

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Houston, TX
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: good location, a lot of restaurants/ bars nearby, yoga studios nearby, WIFI Cons: no AC, hard to find street parking, single stall community bathroom for guests (the restroom was two, long hallways away from my room) FYI: no elevator, minimal parking in back of hotel (have to pay for a spot), sink/ mirror in rooms, standing fans available upon... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The lady receptionist working tonight, August 18, 2014 @ 2100 is very rude. She must not have realized that we are paying guests at this hotel. The one bathroom to 20 units set-up I don't care, but I will never let any rudeness slip by. My friends and I just got back from touring around vancouver and when we were... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I booked 2 nights (single bed room) at the Ambassador Hotel in March, 2014. When I arrived there, the customer service gave me an upgrade to a king size bed room for free. The bedroom was very clean, the bed was very comfortable, and the custome service was perfect. They were very helpful. I'll book again a bedroom in this... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a budget hotel centrally located near the train station and tourist bus routes. It is a walk up with no elevator nor anyone to assist. They take a C$150 deposit in cash or on card in case you lose the key or mess up the room. lots of restaurants and 7 elevans nearby. Free coffee between 9 and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Read bad reviews about this place but we had a pleasant stay. Booked online and got a good price. Great location very near coffee shops and places to eat. Also within walking distance of anywhere in downtown area and easy access to airport via sky train. Hotel itself was very quiet and is halfway between hostel and hotel with shared... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

It was a nightmare, staying at the Ambassador note in Vancouver. Its location seems central and cool, but it's very dangerous for small crimes. The hotel charged me for more nights I spent. Its price is not fair. Warning.

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Brisbane
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92 reviews 92 reviews
84 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Cheap considering the great location on Granville St, a few blocks away from the party scene so it doesn't get too noisy at night. Rooms were small but a good enough place to crash for the night at a reasonable price

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The hotel, while old, is comfortable to stay in and convenient. The city is within easy walking distance, there are plenty of food outlets surrounding the hotel with the IGA grocery stores about 5 minutes walk away. The buses run past the door on Granville street and the Skytrain Station takes about 10 minutes to walk to - only $1.75... More 

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Victoria bc
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We had horrible stay in this hotel since we had bed bugs in our room and we still have to deal with consequences! Moreover, when we reported this problem to staff, the guy didn't show any understanding and although he changed our room (we got next door room because all other rooms were busy!!!) he looked like it was funny... More 

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Address: 1212 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z1M4, Canada (Formerly Hotel Granville Grand)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ambassador 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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