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718 Drake St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W6 Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 05/27/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 05/27/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#67 of 88 hotels in Vancouver
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GEC Granville Suites is a premium boutique hotel in Downtown Vancouver, located in the Granville Entertainment District. GEC Granville Suites is surrounded by the countless amenities of downtown living. Experience Vancouver’s fantastic nightlife, trendy restaurants, and exceptional shopping, or take in the city’s natural beauty at Sunset Beach and English Bay. Featuring brand new appliances in the common kitchen, a deluxe patio with sweeping views of Downtown Vancouver and the North Shore Mountains, and modern rooms with plush beds and a spacious ensuite, GEC Granville Suites has everything you need and more. The city is at your doorstep when you stay at GEC Granville Suites,
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Business Center with Internet Access
Baggage storage
Newspaper
24-hour front desk
Parking garage
Wifi
Sauna
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Sun terrace
ATM on site
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
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City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Spanish, Chinese and 3 more

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Grade: 100 out of 100
179Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
30Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
356Reviews13Q+A40Room tips
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Andrey Agapov wrote a review May 2021
8 contributions2 helpful votes
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We stayed for 1 night in May. The rooms are very dirty, and dilapidated. The staff was unwelcoming. After showering my husband discovered that the towels are all full of long black hair — nobody even washed the towels. The toilet was shaky and not attached to the floor. There was lots of dirt, dust and debris under the bed, in the corners. The sheets were stained. The parking space is tights and inconvenient. The staff was cold and unwelcoming. They charge a security deposit of $150 when in fact the guests should be taking deposit from them in case you become sick after the stay. The location is just okay, nothing too exciting.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hulkskogan wrote a review Jan 2020
Campbell River, Canada16 contributions5 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
I read quite a few scary reviews about this hotel, so I had low expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised! The room was nice & clean and the location is perfect if you like to walk around & explore
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Huggybear L wrote a review May 2021
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This place is a disgrace !I can’t believe they actually stole $250 off of my partners visa for cannabis smell .nothing was ever smoked in the room .I heave a medical condition of severe neuralgia .I live in Vancouver .my grandfather started Gastown in the 60’s.they treated us like guilty people and used a ridiculous cash grab like a corrupt police agency . I’m so disgusted .no reply from management . Complete discrimination and false accusations with no proof. During a bloody pandemic.we were going through a personal crises and had to stay in a hotel in our own city and this is what we got ! DO NOT STAY THERE EVER !!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Matthew wrote a review Jan 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
I stayed 5 days out of my 7 pre-paid days. They had an issue with me booking and paying online. They refused to provide me a room of my choice areas and placed me in a no-view noisy elevator-beside room. I requested 2 extra folding luggage racks, [I use them for my work equipment and files], and they refused me by delaying them. The shower curtain was not fitted for the arched curtain rod and leaked badly until i duck taped it. The main entrance sliding door was out of order for the 5 days I was there so a rear door needed to be used. The main elevator door was broken for over a day. As it travelled it would smash and would not close or open properly. I had to force the door open as it stopped under the halfway point and a staff member watched. They still did not shut it down. The night they told me to leave, I simply complained about the continued noises of peoples in a few rooms. They allow extra guests by charging them $20 per visit. I asked them if this was Covid acceptable, they told me to leave. They did not refund me my remaining 2 paid nights, parking, and deposit. They are an apartment building faking Hotel. It used to be a Best Western just a few months ago.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Joanna S wrote a review Jan 2020
Clane, Ireland96 contributions116 helpful votes
We stayed here recently for 2 nights. "Hotel" is basic, comfortable bed, but the bathroom really needed some tlc. However water was always hot and pressure was good. 1st night was ok, second night was horrendous. For some reason we were put into a room with an interconnecting door - why I don't know. But on the 2nd night someone actually stayed in the room next door and well, they might as well have been in our room. Screaming, shouting and can hear every piece of conversation they were having. We didnt sleep a wink. We rang down to the "security" and a young girl came and knocked on their door they said it wasn't them and that was that. Then the noise continued. Only thing going for them is the central location of the suites, as they are in yaletown 5 minutes walk from the SkyTrain Station.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Not an interconnecting room
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PRICE RANGE
$87 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouverGranville Street / Central / Downtown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
143
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gec Granville Suites
Which popular attractions are close to Gec Granville Suites?
Nearby attractions include False Creek (0.2 miles), Yaletown (0.3 miles), and i-Exit Downtown Vancouver (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Gec Granville Suites?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Gec Granville Suites?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Gec Granville Suites?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Gec Granville Suites?
Yes, a parking garage, paid public parking on-site, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gec Granville Suites?
Conveniently located restaurants include Brix & Mortar Restaurant, Giardino Restaurant, and Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio - False Creek.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Gec Granville Suites?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and a sauna during their stay.
Is Gec Granville Suites located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Vancouver.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gec Granville Suites?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Gec Granville Suites?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Yaletown (0.3 miles), Engine 374 Pavilion (0.4 miles), and Gaoler's Mews (1.2 miles).
Does Gec Granville Suites have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.