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Reviews of St. Clair Hotel - Hostel

Hostel | 577 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 2Z5

76.6% Overall Rating

232 out of 277 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/04/2015)

"This place was exactly what I was looking for--great location, really wonderful staff; it's possible to get a private room for a very reasonable price; it's got refrigerator, microwave, kettles, and a toaster, plus…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

"OUR RECEPTION HOURS ARE FROM 9 AM - 7 PM SUN. TO THURS. AND 9 AM - 8 PM FRI. AND SAT. IF YOU NEED TO CHECK IN AFTER THESE TIMES, PLEASE INFORM US WHEN MAKING YOUR BOOKING. PLEASE NOTE, ALL PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE TAX. TAX RATES ARE 15% FOR PRIVATE ROOMS AND 5% FOR DORM BEDS."

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76.6%

Overall Rating

232 out of 277 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'St. Clair Hotel - Hostel'

Atmosphere
72.8%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
62.4%
Cleanliness
68.8%
Staff
84.8%
Value
76.8%
Safety
77.6%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

17 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very friendly and helpful staff. loved the old ship posters.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

12 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very cheap for a private room. However not a very fun happening place to meet other people.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

08 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pleasant stay, within walking distance to most attractions, cheap for private doubles, still pretty cheap to grab a private room for yourself. Just don't expect to really meet many people, but the staff were awesome friendly people.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

06 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location is good, staff friendly:)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

06 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location close to everything. Staff were very helpful but the reception closed at 7pm on a Saturday night and didn't reopen until the next morning.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Amaleia Kolovos

26 November 2009 Amaleia would recommend this property

Liked: I loved the cozy apartment style of the building and how central it was. There was also affordable parking right next door which made life easy. Plus the 3rd floor showers had just been fixed up so they were really nice.

Disliked: Amaleia left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Rebecca Murray

30 August 2009 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: Clean room, excellent central location for exploring the city. Only issues were lack of a fan in the room, only one set of olets/showers on each level and be aware if about 15 steps leading up into the hote for those travelling with suitcase!

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Linda Bainbridge

29 August 2009 Linda would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location. Very helpful staff.

Disliked: Linda left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Norman Seddon

27 August 2009 Norman would recommend this property

Liked: Ideally situated for visiting Vancouver. Very friendly & helpful staff. Quirky sea themed decor. Highly reccomended.

Disliked: Norman left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Sibani De

16 July 2009 Sibani would recommend this property

Liked: The robson Street was just 5 minutes walking distance and the Staff was very nice

Disliked: Sibani left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

14 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: First room we were given had a broken lock on the window which led out to the fire escape (not good security) but they did eventually give us another room.This hostel does not see your deposit as a deposit but as a fee you pay to hostelbookers. They therefore ensure the ' balance' you pay is the full price of the room. They are effectively expecting you to pay their advertising rather than absorbing the cost themselves. This was dissapointing and different to the practice of most other hostels on this website.Very average place

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

04 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Thanks

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

27 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good overall experience, the only complaint is a very creaky bunk bed.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Andrea sheedy

17 June 2009 Andrea would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, and friendly staff, very good value for money! We had initially booked for 2 nights but then decided to stay a week!

Disliked: Andrea left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

16 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room for 4 was too small for comfort

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Joyce Monclus

14 June 2009 Joyce would recommend this property

Liked: Really good value for money!! Good location, awesome and very helpful staff, i would recommed it to anyone!!

Disliked: Joyce left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Nick Pointer

02 June 2009 Nick would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and friendly informative staff made for a great stay. Rooms have no fans though so can get rather hot

Disliked: Nick left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

13 May 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: right in the center of town, hence our room was facing the street and at night sometimes a bit noicy - but not much more then in a bigger city,

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

45.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Customer review

21 April 2009

Liked: The staff was very friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Hugo Renken

17 November 2008 Hugo would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly and helpful staff and an excellent location. Bonuspoints for the city itself as well!

Disliked: Hugo left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Bente Gehlert Schmidt

01 November 2008 Bente would recommend this property

Liked: The friendliness of the staff was fabolous. The question concerning meeting people and party is difficult for me to answer, because we were two elderly couples who weren't interesting in partying.In fact we stayed 3 days longer than we had booked because we liked the atmosphere and the friendly staff.

Disliked: Bente left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Tom Andreasen

09 October 2008 Tom would recommend this property

Disliked: Tom left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Fraser Thompson

03 October 2008 Fraser would recommend this property

Liked: In good area away from the needle pushers, great value we stayed at hostel closer to bus station called c&n Backpackers on last night, it was more expensive and in a really dodgy area with a nasty interior. St Clair had cheap internet access and we could get in there late which was really handy for late arrivals.

Disliked: Fraser left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

24 September 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Price, location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Belinda Brown

03 September 2008 Belinda would recommend this property

Liked: Location was really good. It was nice to have a private room.

Disliked: Belinda left no negative feedback.