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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 2 June 2016

If you have business on campus this is a convenient solution. The suite was nicely appointed, separate bedroom with large, very comfortable king bed. Kitchenette was handy, however there is nothing within walking distance to pick up snacks or food and no restaurants in the vicinity. Taxis are expensive going into town and back every day, so renting a car...

2Thank SaliB
Vestal, New York
Reviewed 16 May 2016

If you are on campus at UBC, this is the best spot. We stayed in a suite that had a nice kitchen where we could fix breakfast. There was ample parking and the garden area outside was wonderful. There weren't any real negatives, but the lanai window could have used a screen door (to keep the bugs out). Beyond that,...

Thank Michael P
Sidney, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Fabulous spacious one bedroom suites with good bedding, bathrooms, kitchenettes, but no Air conditioning and lots of noise from traffic and buses. Wi-fi was very iffy( no way to work) and breakfast not great. Lots of parking, easy to find. Would go back in the winter only. A decent choice around $200 but not worth anymore.

1Thank louise B
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We stayed one night: very nice apartment style suits with good kitchen facility. Superb place to stay if you are visiting UBC. The walls/floors are bit thin - it is easy to hear the neighbors - but apart from that, great value for your money!

Thank BoompawsSurfScoter
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at the West Coast Suites at UBC's Gage Towers as I was on campus writing a test. The location is fantastic, and the room was very well appointed. The three of us were very comfortable, and the price was quite reasonable for the amenities provided. We really enjoyed the full kitchen, as well as the separate bedroom....

Thank Lee A
Bay Area, California
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This is an unusual hotel. The great majority of the facility is a UBC dorm and check-in involves waiting in line at the student desk. We had to wait while a student was extracted from a stuck elevator in the dorm part of the facility (the high rise). Our suite was in a separate, apartment-style building with complete kitchen, separate...

2Thank KingsMountaineer
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Stayed 2 nights in late January for some business at UBC. The location is great with regards to being on UBC campus, and within 100m of the bus exchange. This allows you to get on a bus and into downtown Vancouver in anywhere from 25 - 40 minutes (depending on bus, time of day, traffic, etc.). The only downside to...

4Thank Mike D
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is an very acceptable pace to stay if your focus is the UBC campus. Clean, fresh you are given an efficient suite complete with a kitchen and separate bedroom. Nothing fancy but finished very well. The location isn't very attractive but you are exactly where you want to be and the drive from DT runs about 30 mins so...

2Thank pinkrules123
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Other than for conferences at UBC, this is a convenient place to stay only if you have a family member interested in attending UBC and taking a campus tour. Visitors planning to arrive on a Sunday should be aware that very few of the university's restaurants, cafes, and bistros are open on Sundays. The nearest places to eat outside of...

3Thank Chiwaukum
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Stayed here for Buddhist teaching .Room is nice with kitchen. Although a bit far from downtown,but can enjoy the beautiful campus and pleasant weather in June . I like to go to rose garden for sunset with ocean view. Restaurant choices not that great near campus ,need to drive out to 4 th street for more delicious food. However,can enjoy...

1Thank MayGu2014
UBC_Accommodation, Manager at West Coast Suites at UBC, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback and comments regarding campus amenities and attractions. We are pleased to hear that your stay was an enjoyable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to our campus soon.

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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty, the expansive parkland of the University Land Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation with the University of British Columbia. A large green space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens, botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to preserving nature with a similar promise to preserve culture, its valleys are also home to the First Nations heritage museum, the biodiversity museum, and anthropological and memorial exhibitions. From its highest canopies to the sandy shorelines of Wreck Beach, its serenity is preserved by the University buildings that dot it, combining Mother Nature and scholarship.
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the beautiful west side of Vancouver on the spectacular UBC campus, our 47 one-bedroom suites are complemented by the natural setting, attractions and recreational facilities. Shops and restaurants are located within walking distance of the West Coast Suites. Ideal for business travellers and extended stay visitors, each well-appointed suite (450 sq ft/ 41.8 sq m) features fully-equipped kitchen, flat panel TV, in-room safe, complimentary WiFi, balcony, luxury linens, Starbucks coffee, king size bed in bedroom and queen sofa-bed in living room. Accessible suites available. Onsite laundry facilities and parking for a nominal fee. Fitness centre and aquatic centre nearby for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Coast Suites at UBC

Address: 5961 Student Union Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2C9, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > University Land Endowments
Price Range: $184 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — West Coast Suites at UBC 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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“courtyard view room are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles HollandinCanada, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd Floor facing the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlietheBlueJay, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“want to be high and in the back but requests are not necessarily accommodated”
 of 5 bubbles W2110EQlouiseb, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs (but more carrying)!”
 of 5 bubbles BoompawsSurfScoter, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Chiwaukum, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
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