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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These suites are right on the UBC campus. The kitchens are well appointed. The bedroom features a king size bed and there is a hide-a-bed if you need it. Parking is an extra $10/night. Stayin on the UBC campus means you have a bit of a drive to get to the rest of Vancouver. This place is ideal if you... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Our suite had a sitting area, kitchen (no oven), and king sized bed in the bedroom and bath. It was clean and the WiFi worked well except for the need to keep signing in. The kitchen had dishes, water boiler, coffee maker, toaster, pots and pans and silverware. We made breakfasts and lunches there. There was no air conditioning which... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice suites, wifi, clean & comfortable. No AC, but we were lucky that the windows opened and it was a good couple days of cooler weather. The suite we had had a kitchen, living room area, bedroom& bathroom. It was a very comfortable, homey stay!

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Saint Andrews, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Great clean spot for the price. If there was one downside, it was the double bed (we are used to sleeping in a King) but the location & amenities (full fridge, stove, dishwasher, desk etc) made up for the smaller bed. Worth checking out.

1 Thank Katerine_Steve
Halifax Nova Scotia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

After 3 nights in crappy hotels, this was a welcome change. If you look up that (overused) phrase "urban chic" in the dictionary, this would be the picture. Clean, sleek, well-designed and well-equipped. (That adorable little dishwasher made me squeal like a school girl.) No a/c which worried me, but with the windows open even on a warm July day,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I wasn't expecting much especially for the price. Well I am impressed and I do like nice Hotels. The rooms here are suites. Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen & Bathroom. The suites are very nicely decorated, the towels are good as are the products. Housekeeping do a great job in keeping the rooms clean every day. Try and get a room... More 

2 Thank CharlietheBlueJay
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

If you have business on campus this is a convenient solution. The suite was nicely appointed, separate bedroom with large, very comfortable king bed. Kitchenette was handy, however there is nothing within walking distance to pick up snacks or food and no restaurants in the vicinity. Taxis are expensive going into town and back every day, so renting a car... More 

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Vestal, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

If you are on campus at UBC, this is the best spot. We stayed in a suite that had a nice kitchen where we could fix breakfast. There was ample parking and the garden area outside was wonderful. There weren't any real negatives, but the lanai window could have used a screen door (to keep the bugs out). Beyond that,... More 

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Sidney, Canada
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87 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Fabulous spacious one bedroom suites with good bedding, bathrooms, kitchenettes, but no Air conditioning and lots of noise from traffic and buses. Wi-fi was very iffy( no way to work) and breakfast not great. Lots of parking, easy to find. Would go back in the winter only. A decent choice around $200 but not worth anymore.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We stayed one night: very nice apartment style suits with good kitchen facility. Superb place to stay if you are visiting UBC. The walls/floors are bit thin - it is easy to hear the neighbors - but apart from that, great value for your money!

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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty, the expansive parkland of the University Land Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation with the University of British Columbia. A large green space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens, botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to preserving nature with a similar promise to preserve culture, its valleys are also home to the First Nations heritage museum, the biodiversity museum, and anthropological and memorial exhibitions. From its highest canopies to the sandy shorelines of Wreck Beach, its serenity is preserved by the University buildings that dot it, combining Mother Nature and scholarship.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the beautiful west side of Vancouver on the spectacular UBC campus, our 47 one-bedroom suites are complemented by the natural setting, attractions and recreational facilities. Shops and restaurants are located within walking distance of the West Coast Suites. Ideal for business travellers and extended stay visitors, each well-appointed suite (450 sq ft/ 41.8 sq m) features fully-equipped kitchen, flat panel TV, in-room safe, complimentary WiFi, balcony, luxury linens, Starbucks coffee, king size bed in bedroom and queen sofa-bed in living room. Accessible suites available. Onsite laundry facilities and parking for a nominal fee. Fitness centre and aquatic centre nearby for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Coast Suites at UBC

Address: 5961 Student Union Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2C9, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > University Land Endowments
Price Range: $117 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — West Coast Suites at UBC 2.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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