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Urban Hideaway Guesthouse

Traveller (33)
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“great location”(21 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsother guestsdowntown vancouvergreat locationreally enjoyed our stay herea great staycerealgastownprivacycanadacruise
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

My interactions with the owner beforehand were great, but unfortunately as another reviewer mentioned this place closed pretty unexpectedly. Luckily I did not prepay so I didn't run into any issues with refunds, but it was certainly an unpleasant surprise 2 weeks before the trip.

1  Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Absolute joke Booked in March to Stay on June 30th. Paid a deposit of £30 for the weekend only to be sent a generic email 2 days before my arrival stating that my booking was cancelled. No reason given, no refund issued. I didn't know,...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This "guesthouse" or "hostel" was terrible. We had just driven a few hours from Whistler in pouring rain and were tired. We arrived at 6pm and we were met with some guy in dreadlocks (another guest) and the owner, Patrick who said "where have you...More

2  Thank AnALai
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great location. Very helpful host who told us how to navigate the area on a budget. Visiting with the younger adventure seekers at breakfast was priceless. Close to everything. Gladly come here again.

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I stayed at the Urban Hideaway while taking a course at the very nearby B.C.I.T. Arriving from the airport, it's a short walk from the station in Gastown and everything else downtown Vancouver has to offer. The breakfast offers a beautiful bounty of cereals, muffins,...More

1  Thank roxgirard
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US$102 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$102 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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17 April 2017|
Response from Suzanne230 | Reviewed this property |
There was in the room we stayed in. Can't vouch for the other rooms. Very nice place though.
9 February 2017|
Response from UrbanManager | Property representative |
Hello, yes there is! We have a couple of options. We have our Loft suite which has a large Double bed for the parents, a foldout Sofa-bed and we can add a cot suitable for the youngest if needed. This room is our largest... More
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"Private rooms with comfy beds"
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"Front of house on street side gets more sun and air but smaller room."
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