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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

It's located in the yaletown area on Granville. It can get noisy at night as quite a few bars/clubs in the area,but from my 2nd floor room it didn't once bother me. There is plent of cafes, restaurants and supermarkets in the area and the yaletown skytrain stop is about a 5-10min walk. Most places of interest are accessible by...

3Thank Adam K
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I stayed in this 'hotel' for 2 nights and felt unsafe the entire time. Calling this a hotel is generous, and it's actually a hostel. The area is bad, and the lock on my door was very flimsy. The chain had been removed so I was unable to have any additional security on my door. The check in staff were...

3Thank Kaytheworldtraveller
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Central location. Quiet room. Very comfortable bed. Extremely helpful staff.Travelled to visit family and was out site seeing all day therefore all I required was a comfortable bed, good shower facilities and friendly staff to point me in the right direction and I had all of that here.

1Thank Hannah H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in a single room. What I liked The location is great. I walked to every sight in the city. The hosts at the reception were friendly and helpful. And the size of the room was good and it even had a sink in it and a ceiling fan. Plus you get fresh towels every day....

3Thank Evarrr
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed 3 nights. Clean and quiet, the location suited us very well. Only thing I didn't realize until we got there was that it was a shared bathroom with the whole floor. It didn't end up being a big deal as it was so quiet. Other than that, really no problems. shared kitchen for hot water etc, and we didn't...

2Thank Betty D
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Based on the reviews I was a little nervous, but I was actually quite pleased. My travel partner and I were in the first room off the staircase, and it was definitely my style. Very simple, cozy, and clean, despite previous reviews of bugs. Every once in a while you could hear a door close a little loudly, but other...

2Thank doctor-flave
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Checked into our room and paid, went up the stairs only to see dead bug carcasses under the sheets and bed bug like marks on the mattresses. Needless to say we got our refund and left immediately. Would not recommend.

6Thank Brenin N
Traralgon South, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

The rooms are a little bit too cosy but they have a sink and fridge and the beds are comfy the service was amazing so nice and helpful, the stairs up to the second floor might get you if you have lots of luggage but it's worth it. Toilet and bathrooms are so nice and clean as well as the...

4Thank chrystelivy
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

The first red flag was when we called to cancel because we found a friend to stay with on or trip to see a brother at BC childrens hospital and they wanted a $75 dollar fee. I don't know what the going rate of cancelation fees are but $75 is to much for me. Second red flag was when we...

3Thank Skye K
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The hotel is very modest. Almost the same principal as a hostil. Shared bathrooms and kitchen facilities. No lift and alot of stairs its too much for me. I will not be returning because of this. Otherwise if you can deal with stairs a little noise and funky smells you will be fine!

1Thank W U

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West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along with the sunrise, offering breathtaking views at any time of day. The West End merges together so many looks and flavors probably because it functions a hub: its the leafy pit-stop between nightlife and entertainment venues along Davie Street, and the shopping paradise that is Robson Street, offering visitors beautiful parkland to rest on, and quick, easy food to re-fuel with in between ventures.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With an excellent,convenient location on the central nerve of the scene, this stylish boutique hotel offers clean, comfortable accommodation at great rates. The Granville Grand Hotel, Vancouver's newest boutique hotel. Offering European-style accommodations at budget prices, and located in the heart of the Vancouver's downtown entertainment district, the Granville Grand Hotel is the perfect choice for travelers looking for a quality stay at a budget price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ambassador

Address: 1212 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z1M4, Canada (Formerly Hotel Granville Grand)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > West End
Price Range: ₹ 3,534 - ₹ 7,431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ambassador 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Street view allows for some fun people watching and some skylines.”
 of 5 bubbles Internationalbound, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Wakeup007, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you want quiet, do not overlook Granville St.”
 of 5 bubbles 391andreaw, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Away from the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Signmanpro, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Asked for quiet room - good sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles kellydave2015, 16 May 2015 | Read review
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