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Hotel Ambassador

1212 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z1M4, Canada (Formerly Hotel Granville Grand)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was clean and serviced daily. There shared areas were also very clean. There's a weird smell at reception but it thankfully wasn't in the rooms. If you don't mind sharing facilities its a great price for the city centre. Our room was at the back so it was also quiet at night.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location is in the city center, so you will in a good position if you like to walk. We arrived very early in the morning and were welcomed with a check-in at 15:00 (which, in my opinion, is just not right). We were, however, allowed to take a shower at the shared bathroom facilities and actually later checked-in around... More 

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ottawa,ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson Street shopping. Chinatown's Dr. Sun Yat,-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Canada Place and Gastowns trendy dining and shopping area. The hotel location on Granville does leave much to be desired as a lot of street people sleeping in store front alcoves but even travelling as single I did not threatened. If you walk along Howe St. just... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I had to travel to Vancouver on one of the busiest weekends of the summer. Rooms all over town were sold out. The Ambassador had a room available and it was within our budget. I have read all the reviews and had a good idea of what we were to expect. I will start with the positives. The staff is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The room is small, but cheap. The bed was comfortable. The place felt acceptably clean, if worn. I was right next to the shared bathroom though and could hear everything. Every flush, every tp dispense, etc. Would have moved but I had the last room and I got in from a late flight around 1AM and just wanted to sleep.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Thought this was a hotel but it was definitely a hostel. The bathrooms and the showers are shared but at least they were clean. The rooms were quite small but had a good view from the window. It is in a fantastic area of Vancouver, making it great for nightlife (especially if you're gay, youre right in the district) &... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights in total. Basic room with shared bathroom (though had no problems with this). Warbrobe, desk, safe fridge and sink in room. Comfy bed. Good price and great location on granville street - walkable to most attractions, shopping, restaurants etc. Two Parrots cafe (two doors down) great for breakfast. Staff friendly and accommodating. Asked for a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This hotel was a great, low priced option for staying in Vancouver. There are not a ton of extras, and our room did not have a private bathroom (though we had no problem getting a shower when we needed one), but it was well kept, the front desk folks were very nice (even helping us find extra pillows to help... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I was really excited when I found this online and I thought I had made a good choice. I was very wrong. This hotel/hostel is located right across the street from a very loud club. My room was on the second floor but facing the street. It was so loud and I got very little sleep. It didn't finally wind... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I stayed with my boyfriend only for 1 night when we just arrived to Vancouver. The girl at the reception was very nice and we were happy with the location being in downtown. I think is even bit pricy for what it is but apparently the cheapest of the city. The cleanless was average, and the shower I think they... More 

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