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31 Pender St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1R3 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay. Not only did I know about the downsides of the location, I had also watched documentaries about the neighbourhood so I knew what to expect. It was actually good to see the misery part of Vancouver rather than just the...More

Thank Frenchie29
Reviewed yesterday

Ethnic themed hotel looking after the community but first and foremost a good hotel with lovely staff. Yes this hotel is in a slightly edgy part of town where issues with drugs and homelessness are apparent. Do not let this put you off. We were...More

Thank winsoc1953
Reviewed 4 days ago

a very good hotel with very nice comfortable rooms. each room unique with First Nations design and very clean rooms. The gallery offers a very good and wide selection of arts and crafts by First Nations artists. I chose this hotel for ethical reasons, and...More

Thank Gabi B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We just had a single night here right at the end of a very long road trip. It's an interesting, almost unique place, with a strong social enterprise ethos (a proportion of profit goes directly back into funding important community projects for First Nation and...More

Thank Velouria101
Response from Maggie E, General Manager at Skwachays LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your comprehensive review of our hotel and gallery. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We try to balance the sustainable housing and social enterprise side of our business with an exceptional hotel experience. It is always gratifying...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quirky way they have joined the hotel with the artists. Lovely staff very helpful and caring. We had all our bags go missing for 36hrs and they were great helping us get the essentials organised (yes they finally turned up). Lots of great cafes near...More

Thank Barry J
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Art, Culture, and Exceptional Hospitality Canada's first Aboriginal arts hotel, Skwachays Lodge, combines art and culture with exceptional hospitality. Eighteen one-of-a-kind guest suites, designed by local ...More Aboriginal artists and Vancouver interior designers, tell stunning visual stories about First Nations culture and feature original artwork created by the participating artists. Centrally located in Vancouver's historic Gastown district, Skwachays Lodge is surrounded by acclaimed restaurants and popular attractions, making it an ideal location from which to explore the rest of the city. Offering the highest level of personalized service and premium in-suite amenities, Skwachays Lodge ensures guests enjoy a comfortable and memorable stay. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Gastown
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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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March 14, 2017|
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Response from kgroff12020 | Reviewed this property |
Or I did Uber around Vancouver. Much cheaper than taxi. For $5 I was able to travel cross town.
January 18, 2016|
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Response from kangab | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can have a smudge room and sweat lodge experience - there is a cost to this . The best thing to do is to send a email to the hotel and find out what current rates are. If there are only 2 of you they maybe able to... More
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"All rooms are unique. Our room (Moon Suite) was quiet and really comfortable."
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"Beware of the neighborhood!"
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"Check out their website to view all the available rooms. They're all different!"
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"Trust that you will enjoy whatever room you are assigned with : )"
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