Urban Hideaway Guesthouse

581 Richards Street, Vancouver, Canada, Distance from city centre: 3.9km
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Rating: 93%from 18 reviews

  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 98%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 91%Value for money
  • 90%Facilities
Built in 1896 during the height of the Victorian era and the west coast gold rush, the Urban Hideaway Guesthouse is, uniquely, one of the ONLY DOWNTOWN HOMES in Vancouver to survive the 20th Century and watch the city literally grow up around it. Our unique property was originally built as a guesthouse for travelers seeking adventure and their fortune in the wild west of British Columbia during the gold rush.

We offer well appointed private rooms, a superb dorm and our Loft with ensuite toilet and shower, set in a 19th Century Victorian Guesthouse, right in the center of Downtown Vancouver. A friendly cross between a home, a B&B and a Travelers Inn, where you can mingle with travelers from all over the world in a quiet, laid-back setting.

Our friendly felines Nimue & Pippin will happily share their house with you. We offer a superb relaxed, west coast alternative to the typical plastic hotel experience.

For the convenience of all guests we have a roof-top sun deck and flower gardens, smokers refuge, custom maps, guest library with huge DVD collection, laundry facilities, storage for your luggage, free WiFi, and a large kitchen with all you need for your use.

Free Breakfast Kitchen
We stock all the basics you need to make your own Canadian Breakfast in our kitchen. (bacon, eggs, veggies, pancakes, cereals, many types of fruit, coffee, and many types of tea)

Prices do not include Cdn Tax.

Cancellation policy: 7 days prior to arrival

Prices are per person per night.

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B&B Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 7 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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Downtown Center of Vancouver!

From the Airport take the Skytrain transit system ,Canada Line, to the City Centre station. We are a blocks walk north on Granville to Dunsmuir then two blocks east to Richards Street. A taxi from the airport is approx. $35 and takes longer to arrive than using the very convenient and low priced Skytrain

-From the Bus and VIA/Amtrak station we are a 25 minute walk, an $8.00 taxi ride or you can take the Skytrain to the Granville Skytrain Station.

-Only 1 block from Granville Skytrain Station

Located Near

We are superbly located in downtown Vancouver. Away from the noisy, entertainment district, yet, very close to the Skytrain station, the Seabus terminal, the Bus station and the VIA/Amtrak Train station.

We are a 3 blocks walk to; Canada Place and Cruise ship Center, Shopping districts, Art Gallery, Theaters, BC Place, Rogers Arena, Library, Gastown, Yaletown, the Ocean and a short walk away is the world famous Stanley Park. Using local transit you can even go for a day hike in the mountains.

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