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The Commodore Ballroom

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Address: 868 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1K3, Canada
Phone Number: 604-739-7550
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Spirit of the West!

I have watched Spirit of the West perform here four times now and every time was amazing! There are a number of bars inside so no matter where you are there is always one not too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2016
Erin102
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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled to Vancouver to see Echo and the Bunnymen at the Commodore. Music was a total 80s flashback! But what we didn't know was that the sound on the balcony of the venue sucked; we couldn't understand a word the lead singer was saying. Locals told us later that the lower level has better sound. And geeze, Commodore, could you... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

I have watched Spirit of the West perform here four times now and every time was amazing! There are a number of bars inside so no matter where you are there is always one not too far away. Bathrooms weren't bad compared to some concert venues I've been to.

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Thank Erin102
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Went here last Saturday night for a Spirit of the West concert with my family and some family friends. The food was great, the drink choices were pretty good as well the music that was played before the show. The biggest highlight though, is the dance floor. It is huge! Some advice, don't leave your drink unattended or the staff... More 

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Seattle, wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We did a fundraising dinner/gala here with a roaring 20's theme. The facility is incredible, with a huge dance floor, a ton of space for seating, and a great balcony. Perfect for an event that has a couple of different things going on at the same time. The staff was attentive and helpful. My only concern was that the food... More 

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Thank Arty A
Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We saw the Indigo Girls at the Commodore at the end of February 2016. We arrived an hour before the show hoping to find a table and get a few beers and some food. There were no available tables and we were lucky to find one spot on a couch in the balcony. There was one server for the balcony,... More 

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Thank GlennAndYvette
North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The Commodore is legendary in Vancouver. In the old days it was famous for its sprung dance floor which (apparently) is a dream to ballroom dance on. That floor is still there, refurbished along with the rest of the room. I visited for the first time in years on Sunday for Blues for Christmas. It would have been nice if... More 

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Thank 12Evelyn
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Been hear a few times. We went for mad decent after party most recently. I love the commodore minus the floors that feel like they have never been washed. My feet shouldn't be glued to the floor at the beginning of an event. For a change the drink line wasn't bad even though it was a full house. I love... More 

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Thank Nykkyl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We saw Bad Religion here while we were in Vancouver. We did not pre purchase tickets, we did wait in line for an hour and a half to see if they would release any extras, and they did. This place is very spacious, far more spacious than you would think it was from the outside, but certainly more intimate than... More 

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Thank JK7480
Rock Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great place to see a sow or concert. There are staff and security here who are so helpful and friendly. Places to grab a bite or drink no line ups really as there is a lot.

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White Rock, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Great place to see a show, lots of places to get a drink without waiting forever. Staff is chill and security is uncommonly friendly. Overall always a good venue!

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Staying in Granville Street

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Granville Street
Granville Street spans many, multiple city blocks and has become so fastidiously known for its nightclubs and watering holes that it's fondly nicknamed the city's 'Entertainment District.' Friday and Saturday nights are the most popular and lively, with young revelers taking to the streets in droves and keeping the party going until late. Granville Street, being mostly open to pedestrian-only traffic, has a healthy social life along its main thoroughfares, even outside of its cafes and pubs, spilling onto the sidewalks. The locals are chatty, the shops at its expansive Pacific Centre Mall are trendy, and the whole area seems to be on a sugar rush: in a good way. Exuberance and camaraderie classify this neighbourhood.