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Reviews of The Urban Hideaway Guesthouse

Guesthouse | 581 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B-2Z5

93.9% Overall Rating

207 out of 212 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/11/2014)

"Nice (but small) kitchen with everything you could want for breakfast (i.e. you can make yourself cerial, pancakes, eggs, bacon etc). Cozy rooms, clean bathrooms, helpful owners."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Rooms will be reserved until 8pm on the specified day. (If you require a later check-in please notify us in advance). We do not charge a cancellation fee if you let us know ahead of time. In the event that adequate 7day notice is not given, we reserve the right to charge your stay.

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93.9%

Overall Rating

207 out of 212 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Urban Hideaway Guesthouse'

Atmosphere
95.2%
Location
99.2%
Facilities
89.6%
Cleanliness
96.0%
Staff
98.4%
Value
86.4%
Safety
92.8%
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Customer review

15 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful owners. A good base to explore the city.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

02 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the rooms and atmosphere were lovely--a hideaway indeed!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

28 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: its character, eclectic style, vibes of the lovely owners, plants!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

24 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice people and lovely place!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

15 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice place and friendly staff... a really nice place to stay

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

10 March 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Different character from your 'run of the mill' hostel. Free help yourself breakfast was fantastic and handy location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

02 March 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best places I've ever stayed in!Perfect location, lovely atmosphere, can't criticise anything about it!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Anja Mayer

21 February 2009 Anja would recommend this property

Liked: * lovely place and rooms* super friendly, sympathic and helpful staff* great location* gooood breakfastWe'll be back ;-)

Disliked: Anja left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Rebecca Denham

17 January 2009 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: The homely atmosphere which you don't often get when travelling

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

19 December 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendliness of the staff and location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

08 December 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic place to stay! Would recommend it to anyone!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Michelle Ashlin

19 November 2008 Michelle would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic Location, Home away From home, Free Wireless, DVD & Book Library, Great, helpful staff, lovely room. Excellent place to stay, will be going back!!

Disliked: Michelle left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

17 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the quite atmosphere, the location and the staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Jo Parke

08 November 2008 Jo would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly and helpful hosts. Good location and also close to Granville Sky Station. Very clean, great homey atmosphere. A unique little paradise in the centre of Vancouver and a credit to Janine and Ken. Thankyou so much. Wish i could have stayed longer. Jo. New Zealand

Disliked: Jo left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

01 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: style of furniture and decorationclean, friendly people and location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

01 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: comfortable, quiet, very friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

19 October 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Hostel was clean and cute, the private room we had was small but served its purpose. It has a classic look and feel to it, and the staff are great.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Elizabeth Hutchings

15 October 2008 Elizabeth would recommend this property

Liked: the quaint nature and the warmth and comfort

Disliked: Elizabeth left no negative feedback.

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Erin Perry

13 October 2008 Erin would recommend this property

Liked: Staff very helpful. Good location.

Disliked: Erin left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Ehsan Moheb

06 October 2008 Ehsan would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is PERFECT:) I like this hotel very much

Disliked: Ehsan left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Mathias Holenstein

28 September 2008 Mathias would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Mathias left no negative feedback.

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Janet McDonald

22 September 2008 Janet would recommend this property

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Janet left no negative feedback.

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Henry Katy

21 September 2008 Henry would recommend this property

Liked: location and the small size of the hostel only 9 rooms, also the full use of the kitchen was great

Disliked: Henry left no negative feedback.

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Tahnee Smith

21 September 2008 Tahnee would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly helpful staff. Clean. DVD & TV in room with phenominal range of DVD's to borrow. Breakfast Included (bacon, eggs, cereals etc). Nice touches around the place (Box of toiletries to use - left overs from people but handy). Rooms quiet, beds Comfy. Was a great place to stay after our ridiculously long flight. Very Homey - would definately recommend.

Disliked: Tahnee left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

30 August 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.