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Sunset Inn and Suites
Ranked #14 of 89 Hotels in Vancouver
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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“Great place, brilliant location”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

The front desk staff were very helpful and friendly. Good facilities in the executive one bedroom suite. Free parking was an asset and the location couldn't be beaten. Very clean. Good range of kitchen utensils. Residential setting but near to shops, restaurants and cafes. We'd use it again very happily.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

The location on a side street in the West End and the 1 bedroom suite were both great! And, even more so, the front desk staff was very helpful and friendly. We'd definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone. The only minor downside is that the continental breakfast was on the more basic side and not set up the best, but by no means a deal breaker.

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing the street, not the alley; it will be quieter.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Sunset Inn & Suites turned out to be a top choice during a recent trip to Vancouver, BC. We’ve traditionally stayed in properties on or close to the prime touristy areas on Robson Street, but decided to try a change in venue, and are glad we did. We had a suite with a king bed that looked to the south. The room was quite spacious, well appointed, and comfortable. The location was great if you want to be on a quieter residential street, while still within quick access to (by foot) shopping and dining). It’s also a quick walk down the hill the False Creek to catch the water taxi that takes you around various places, including Granville Island market. The parking lot, while cramped, offered secure, well-light accommodations for a vehicle. They offer a free continental breakfast in the mornings; however I found it odd that they charged a dollar to use the coffee/hot chocolate machine. I suggest they make that included and just charge a few bucks more to the room rate if they need to. We will certainly make Sunset Inn & Suites a top choice for future trips to Vancouver.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Bremerton, Washington
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed two nights at the Sunset Inn & Suites last weekend. The room was very comfortable and clean. The kitchen was stocked with needed cooking and eating utensils. The hotel and the neighborhood were very quiet. The hotel is on a street of residential apartment buildings. However, it is only one block from Davie Street, with all of its restaurants, shops, and bars. Also only a 3 block walk to the water taxi to Granville Island. Wonderful location, great staff, comfortable room...we would definately stay there again when in Vancouver.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Hellbuhl, Switzerland
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Front Desk Staff was friendly, helpful and competent - perfect! We were - despite our booking through a Hotel Portal at a very fair rate - upgraded to a fully fledged flat with a spacious living room (maybe that's due to our three nights stay). The Hotel lies in a very quiet area, but still very central, within walking distance to Stanley Park, the False Creek Ferries for Granville Island and the Shopping district. The #6 bus stops a few steps away. The Continental Breakfast was an additional bonus. Maybe the coffee could be a bit stronger - but this is a comment from a guest who comes from the country where Nespresso was invented... On our next stop in Vancouver the Sunset Inn and Suites will be our base again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Regina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2013

I'll just get to the pros and cons:

Pros:
- location, location, location!
- accessible major tourist sites (walking, biking, bus, etc)
- great staff
- stayed in executive one bedroom. great view, balcony, full kitchen, separate bedroom
- clean, large room
- fair price for room
- free breakfast

Cons:
- breakfast area is really small so it was hard to get around people or get breakfast
- no shuttle to and from airport (not a big deal but would be nice)
- doors were really loud when they closed. sounded like you were slamming the door when you really tried to shut it softly

I've traveled a lot and I have to say that this hotel is one of the best ones that i've stayed in. It felt like a more "local" experience and the location just couldn't be beat. Great value! Thank you to all the wonderful staff (front end and housekeeping) for making our vacation a great one!

Room Tip: executive rooms have a better view
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Los Osos, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2013

A good budget place to stay in Vancouver! Great location near Davie Street, not far from the ferry to Granville Island, easy bus transportation to Gastown. We had a suite with kitchen (no bedroom, didn't miss it) ... Pretty 70's but cozy and had everything we needed. Front reception staff awesome, so nice and helpful. Loved the ability to purchase dinner supplies at the Independent market on davie street, so no need to go out for an expensive evening meal if you don't want to.

Room Tip: If you opt for "executive" suites the room is higher up with a better view.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Sunset Inn and Suites
Address: 1111 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1P4, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Davie Village
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#11 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#12 Business Hotel in Vancouver
#12 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Inn and Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to our family-owned Sunset Inn & Suites hotel in Vancouver located on a quiet, tree-lined residential street in the charming West End. Our residential-style Vancouver suites offer all the comforts of home with separate bedrooms, living rooms, fully-equipped kitchens, dining areas and private balconies. Whether your Vancouver travels are for leisure or business, our spacious suites at affordable rates are ideal for memorable family vacations, productive business trips and extended stays in Vancouver. Find numerous amenities at our Vancouver hotel including free gated parking, wireless Internet and breakfast. Then explore the endless Vancouver attractions within walking distance including the English Bay, Robson Street, and more. Our friendly staff looks forward to going above and beyond to make your stay at our Vancouver hotel unforgettable. ... more   less 
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