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The Strathcona Hotel

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“rooftop bar”(8 reviews)
“great location”(66 reviews)
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is an average hotel with the basics in the room. Clean. No A/C. Our room faced the hotel rooftop bar, so it was loud on weekend nights until about 11:30 pm. Bring earplugs because you need your window open in the summer and there's...More

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Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 14 July 2016

Thank you for taking time to write a review about the Strathcona Hotel and the Sticky Wicket pub.

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

All and all a decent stay for the price. I was here for a conference down the street at the Fairmont Empress. The rooms here were a reasonable rate, $110 for a standard queen (very small room) and $122 for an upgrade (much bigger room...More

Thank dashergirl
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 11 July 2016

DasherGirl, Thank you for your review.n. I will stop by the Hotel desk today and pass along your kind words to Kara and the Ashleys.

Reviewed 3 July 2016

booked via 3rd party website and it was messed up. But the manager was able to fix the problem quickly and without fuss. 5 star service. And the other front desk staff were able to answer all our questions about how to get to Buchart...More

Thank RobRb
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 4 July 2016

Rob, I am very pleased the Hotel front desk staff fixed the booking issue with a five star attitude. I will stop by the desk today to pass along your kind words.

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Not much to say, it's a small room with a bed. No A/C, one chair. The sink would not drain. The room has a fan and they serve a free continental breakfast. The patio top bar is really nice with a great view. The bar...More

Thank Steve154929
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 4 July 2016

Steve, Thank you for your review. I will talk to maintenance today to look at the plugged drain issue.

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Pros: Location-location: great for a star walking to all the things to see and do in city. Friendly and help full stuff. Good Wi-fi Breakfast ok. Cheap private parking. Cons: Not a big room (usually as in big other cities). Our room was atop of...More

Thank Moshe B
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 30 June 2016

Mosha, Thank you for the review. Great location, friendly staff and reasonable rates is what we all about. We do have a limited number of larger room so check with reservations when booking your accommodations.

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US$84 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$84 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from bill04kelly | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Gary N | Reviewed this property |
I think Silvie was right. It was in the closet.
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Jill V
22 June 2017|
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Response from Brie-Anne E | Property representative |
Hello, We have a room type that is fitted with grab bars, but I am not sure it will fit your needs. The doorway into the unit is 32 inches across and the doorway into the bathroom is 29 inches across. The bathrooms are... More
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"Room was quiet, comfortable beds and warm rooms in winter, fantastic location!"
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"Ask for a room on the fifth floor, or at the back of the bulding. Douglas St. is quite busy! I had 519 and..."
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"pick a room somewhere else"
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"First floor facing Douglas was whisper-quiet after 2:30 am... but if you won't be up for last call..."
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