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Hotel Ambassador

1212 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1M4 Canada

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With an excellent,convenient location on the central nerve of the scene, this stylish boutique hotel offers clean, comfortable accommodation at great rates. The Granville Grand Hotel, Vancouver's newest boutique hotel. Offering European-style accommodations at budget prices, and located in the heart of the Vancouver's downtown entertainment district, the Granville Grand Hotel is the perfect choice for travelers looking for a quality stay at a budget price.
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Paid private parking on-site
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Vending machine
Baggage storage
Newspaper
24-hour front desk
Self-serve laundry
Wifi
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Desk
Safe
Clothes rack
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
2.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Budget
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Korean

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1212 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1M4 Canada
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andersonj wrote a review Jun 2022
7 contributions6 helpful votes
Excellent hotel. Spacious airy rooms and excellent staff - especially Ionut in the kitchen and Silviu at the desk. Very kind and helpful gentlemen The presence of Ionut and Silviu make this 4 * a 5 Star hot
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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ratgirl65 wrote a review Sep 2019
High Wycombe14 contributions29 helpful votes
Very basic & tired. No lift so you have to drag your suitcase up loads of stairs. Very few toilets for the rooms but in fairness they are clean. Kitchens available if you want to cook. The rooms are horrible & the lightening controls challenging. Pillows were cheap & had seen way too many nights use. $200 deposit which I felt a cheek. Great internet. Okay for a night but I certainly would not want to stay there more.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Trace H wrote a review Aug 2019
Cairns, Australia27 contributions32 helpful votes
This hotel is in the middle of the action. It is a half hour walk to Gastown, Chinatown and the Waterfront. It is much less to Granville Island if you suddenly need to dash out for a Lee's Donut. My room was clean and comfortable as were the shared toilets and showers. I stayed 5 nights and only waited for the shower once. The highlight - the lovely ladies behind the front counter. Really helpful. Always smiling and welcoming. I'd definately stay here again.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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RamAtlanta25 wrote a review Jul 2019
Atlanta, Georgia23 contributions56 helpful votes
Great location in downtown close to many restaurants, star bucks, night clubs, beaches, sky train station, entertainment, middle of all action, entertainment. The hotel was very clean and fairly quiet. The staff was friendly and helpful. Decent place for the price and downtown location. Special thanks to one of the hotel staff namely - YING for her dedication to job, diligence, sincerity, dedication, truthfulness, kindness in guiding me very well during check in and explaining thoroughly diligently everything about hotel. YING also explained me about different good places to cover in Vancouver and different good places which are very famous and very near to hotel. Thank you sooooo much for all the guidance because of which I could cover all places with out missing any as locals would know in and out about all places. I also want to thank YING for all her good higher qualities – very brainy, very smart, very humble, very down to earth, very wise, very kind, friendly, knowledgeable about different places in Vancouver, extremely dedicated to her job, extremely passionate about her job, very sincere, very truthful, straightforward. It was great to meet you and I got to learn a lot from you. A dedicated smart employee like you is a big asset to this hotel. I sincerely wish lots of good things in life to YING and all staff of Ambassador hotel.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Travelled solo
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Jonathon P wrote a review May 2019
Telkwa, Canada9 contributions1 helpful vote
Checked me in and charged my card, but then decided they did not take Visa debit cards, even though the policy is to take Visa and Interact .... Very tired and hungry, but found The Executive Hotel close by. I would suggest to stay there. No problems and very polite and friendly staff. Rooms are amazing and no shared baths....
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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TravlinNole wrote a review Oct 2018
Sumas, Washington65 contributions40 helpful votes
Not bad for a budget hotel; just don't expect a lot. Good location in downtown Vancouver. Hotel has parking, but it is located in an alley behind the hotel inhabited by homeless & drug addicts. My car was broken into in their lot; do not leave anything visible in the car if you park there.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Gemma S wrote a review Sep 2018
London, United Kingdom91 contributions53 helpful votes
Vancouver is an expensive place to stay so I settled for Hotel Ambassador - this was the cheapest option on booking.com for two nights for a single room rather than hostel and was still nearly $300. The location is convenient, I’ve walked everywhere, Granville Island, Waterfront, shops etc, but good transport links. Granville street has a lot of places to eat. It also has a lot of homeless people/drug users but none approached or caused me bother. Just a sad downside of Vancouver in general. Room itself basic but fine. It’s useful to have a fridge. TV so small I didn’t other watching. Bathrooms shared but clean. There is a kitchen and free morning coffee but I didn’t use. All in all, yes it’s not fancy but you get what you pay for. It was a good base for what I needed it for.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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traveler5472 wrote a review Sep 2018
Northern Idaho13 contributions13 helpful votes
When I booked my room, there was a statement that you must place a $200 (Canadian) cash deposit . I live in the US and it was not easy to obtain the Canadian cash. When I arrived to check in, I was told that they don't need the cash deposit. I would really appreciate it if they would remove this piece of information from the listing.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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AitanaT wrote a review Aug 2018
Madrid, Spain13 contributions16 helpful votes
Considering that this is more an Hostel than an Hotel, with shared bathrooms and so on, I expected a little bit less. The Hotel is more or less clean, the people hosted there during my stay was very respectful so, everything was OK. Considering the location, I find this a very good deal. I would definitely recommend it.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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elenabK1064LO wrote a review Jul 2018
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain5 contributions2 helpful votes
This place is like a hostel, so don't expect too much. A bit shabby, but clean. Definitely better than I expected. Friendly staff, a nice kitchen. Towels were changed everyday, sheets every few days. The location is very good, in the middle of downtown, in a busy street full of pubs and restaurants. If you want luxury and a quiet environment it's not the best option. But if you want to be in the heart of the city with low budget it's perfect. Vancouver is extremely expensive. It could have a table to work in the room. There is no elevator, so it's not comfortable when having a heavy luggage. Many homeless people around, but harmless. The street smells of weed, some people might not like it.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Ambassador
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Ambassador?
Nearby attractions include False Creek (0.4 km), Yaletown (0.4 km), and i-Exit Downtown Vancouver (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Ambassador?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, self serve laundry, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at Hotel Ambassador?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Ambassador?
Conveniently located restaurants include Parker Rooftop, Blue Water Cafe, and Brix & Mortar Restaurant.
Is Hotel Ambassador located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Vancouver.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Ambassador?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Ambassador?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Yaletown (0.4 km), Engine 374 Pavilion (0.5 km), and Gaoler's Mews (1.7 km).