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“Superb & Underrated Hotel in Amazing Location”

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Lonsdale Quay Hotel
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in North Vancouver
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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“Superb & Underrated Hotel in Amazing Location”
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Lonsdale Quay hotel was excellent for our short 2 day stay in Vancouver pre-cruise. I spent alot of time ahead of our trip looking for a great hotel in Vancouver with a location near the cruise port. Everything seemed so expensive! Finally I came across a post on an online forum recommending this hotel. We found a great rate on Hotwire, and I'm convinced it is one of the best locations in town, especially for the price. The SeaBus port is right out the hotel and it drops you off just a couple blocks down from the cruise terminal in Vancouver. We watched the schedules to see when the SeaBus would come, and it took us only about 20 minutes to get from our room to the cruise terminal! Can't beat that for the price. The market and restaurants in the same building are excellent as well, made for a great breakfast stop. We highly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Farah S, General Manager at Lonsdale Quay Hotel, responded to this review, 23 July 2013
Dear Guest from Oklahoma,

Thank you very much for your kind review about our hotel and location. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and that you discovered us! We are so glad that you found it convenient to depart to your cruise also. We are very accessible to the cruise ship terminal. Also, I’m glad that you enjoyed the market and restaurants on our property. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay in Vancouver!

Sincerely,

Farah Stéen
General Manager
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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We made the reservation directly with the Hotel. The price was perfect... at check in, we were offered an upgrade to a suite (Balcony) with a view over Vancouver City.
Parking the car in the underground garage was perfect. Travel across to the City via sea bus is a treat and very efficient... connection to the sky train is easy and the only way to go.
You can get Breakfast at the Hotel or go downstairs to the market for a freshly baked croissant with a cappuccino, right by the water.
Yes we would go there again. Thank you!!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Farah S, General Manager at Lonsdale Quay Hotel, responded to this review, 23 July 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and the complimentary upgrade. The seabus is very convenient, and is an easy way to get to the downtown core in 12 easy minutes! Also, I’m glad that you enjoyed the amenities of the market. We look forward to another opportunity to welcome you back in the near future!
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Farah Stéen
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Sunshine Coast BC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We stayed here recently and it was lovely to see the upgrades since our first stay a number of years ago. The executive room was lovely and bright and very comfortable. The front staff were extremely helpful and friendly.
The location is fantastic for downtown walking access and there are plenty of places to eat nearby as well as great rates on overnight parking.
We were very happy with our stay there.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Farah S, General Manager at Lonsdale Quay Hotel, responded to this review, 23 July 2013
Dear Return Guest,

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and you found our improvements to be lovely and bright. We hope that you will make Lonsdale Quay a return retreat in the future! See you soon!
Sincerely,

Farah Stéen
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Great, great, great location right near the Seabus and right in the heart of Londsdale Quay Market on the water! You really couldn't get a better location for a hotel. It's right near walking distance of great Restaurants, parks and easy travel into the heart of Vancouver. You can just park your vehicle and not have to drive anywhere.

That being said, parking was kind of tricky and not easy to locate at first. But once you get that part sorted out and find the entrance to the hotel, it's fine.

Regarding the room, we booked through Hotwire, so didn't get a choice of where we were situated. We ended up in the basic one bed room with no view of the water (no complaints since the price was amazing). The rooms had a nice subtle modern charm. Nice decor. It was really all we needed since we didn't spend much time i the hotel, but most checking out the scenery outside and in the market!

Regarding restfulness, I did have a very hard time sleeping , since every time the air conditioner kicked on, I would wake up. It was VERY noisy (I think noisier than any hotel I have been in, but maybe it's just because it was so close to the bed)....and I didn't get a restful sleep. The bed was very comfortable however, and I couldn't hear any noise from other guests or the market, so that was a bonus.

Overall, If I were to stay here again, I would like to try out one of the larger rooms overlooking the harbor. The location is really what makes this hotel.. it's amazing!

Room Tip: Try and get a view of the water if you can!
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Farah S, General Manager at Lonsdale Quay Hotel, responded to this review, 23 July 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for your detailed review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and got a great deal on Hotwire! Our area has great places within walking distance, and I’m glad that you had an opportunity to experience them. Also, we appreciate your comment about the air conditioner. We are presently doing some maintenance on all of our units, and we hope that on your next stay you are more comfortable. Yes, our location is amazing, and we hope that next time you will book directly with us in a harbor view room. We will match any rate on line.
Sincerely,

Farah Stéen
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125 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

Great hotel hidded away in a fabulous location! Located just minutes from the seabus and just over the Lonsdale market! The room are perfect and very clean! The staff are also very friendly! Great place to stay.

  • Stayed November 2012
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Farah S, General Manager at Lonsdale Quay Hotel, responded to this review, 2 July 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for your great review! Our staff was so happy that you found them to be friendly, and mentioned them in your review! Also, we were happy that your room was “perfect and clean”! We hope that we can welcome you back in the near future!

Sincerely,


Farah Stéen
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Everett, Washington
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2013

A bit difficult to find this is a gem of a hotel. Its sits on the top floors of the Lonsdale Quay(Pier) so there are shops and restaurants in abundance. The rooms are nicely appointed and look out over the bay. I did not expect to pay for parking however. Also the hotel restaurant where we hoped to get breakfast was never open. Nonetheless we enjoyed out stay. The location is terrific.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Farah S, General Manager at Lonsdale Quay Hotel, responded to this review, 2 July 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for your kind words! Our staff was so happy that you found our hotel to be a “gem”, and that you took the time to share your review. On your next visit, confirm our daily opening times for breakfast with the desk. We will be happy to assist you. We hope that we can welcome you back in the near future!

Sincerely,


Farah Stéen
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

We booked in to a hotel in the centre for the first night in Vancouver but we felt the area to be too built up with plenty of office blocks and other hotels. The next day we went to a tourist information booth and was helped by a lovely woman who had originally come from Doncaster. She suggested this hotel but I had already seen it on line so I was interested and so she booked a room for us. The hotel is on the North Shore and we had to take the ferry over but the terminal is next to the hotel (there is also a bus station where the buses go all over Vancouver next to the terminal). The hotel is above an indoor market which mainly sells food although it is also a small shopping mall. It is wonderful to visit with a large seating area outside on the water edge. The room we were given was beautiful with a Juliet balcony overlooking the water and two large Millionaire Yachts ! It was well furnished and very clean. Although the hotel room in the centre was very good - this hotel room was far better and a lot cheaper. The views are excellent. Staff were really friendly and helpful. Would recommend this hotel to anyone and also do get the bus to Horseshoe Bay which is a great place to visit.

Room Tip: Probably to ask for one nearer to the water.
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Farah S, General Manager at Lonsdale Quay Hotel, responded to this review, 2 July 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy that you found our location and rooms to be fantastic! It sounds like you had the opportunity to enjoy our property fully, and enjoyed our waterfront market also! We are also accessible to the Horseshoe Bay Ferries, along with all the city’s attractions. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back in the near future!

Sincerely,


Farah Stéen
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Property: Lonsdale Quay Hotel
Address: 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 3K7, Canada
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > North Vancouver
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in North Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lonsdale Quay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come for the Experience! Located on the spectacular North Vancouver waterfront! The Lonsdale Quay Hotel is a gateway to Vancouver's attractions, Whistler and major North Vancouver businesses. Whether for business or pleasure, our hotel is your best choice on the north shore of Vancouver! Explore our new Executive Rooms, Junior Suites and Standard rooms! Our Waterfront Boutique property will leave you with lasting memories. Fantastic Vancouver waterfront boutique hotel located in a vibrant market and shops. Your best North Vancouver Hotel choice. Accessible to all attractions! ... more   less 
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