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4.0 out of 5

"The hotel is excellently located for a great price! " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 03 Dec 2019

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Hotel Description

Beach hotel near Stanley Park

Seaside stay

With a stay at this Downtown Vancouver hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Stanley Park and 2 miles (3 km) of Vancouver Aquarium. Vancouver Convention Centre and BC Place Stadium are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Multiple dining options

This hotel features free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and self parking. A computer station, luggage storage, and concierge services are also on offer.

Free Internet, kitchenettes

The 52 guestrooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, free WiFi and free wired Internet, and kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Pillowtop beds, coffee/tea makers, and portable fans are also available.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
CA $170* Per night/room 30 May - 31 May

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

English Bay Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for English Bay Hotel

Everyone (5)
5 out of 5
The hotel is excellently located for a great price!

Posted by on 3 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Dec. 2019 by Alex

Thank you.

4 out of 5
A little outdated but clean and pleasant. Close to downtown.

Posted by on 21 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Aug. 2019 by Alex

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4 out of 5
Spacious Room with 1 double and 1 twin beds. It's an apartment hotel so you have all the dishes, microwave, coffee maker, toaster. You also find portable air-conditioner, fan, portable heater in room. The room that I stayed #326 has loose electrical outlets in the kitchen so I have to find the outlets somewhere else. Hotel does not offer breakfast with the reservation but hotel offers complimentary (as a gift to guests)-- waffles and bread at 8 am with beverages machine (24 hrs) at the small table by the elevator --very nice touch! Bus stops are right in front of the hotel and the cheap regular grocery store (No Frills Grocery Store) is 2 blocks away (in the Denman Place Mall but the grocery does not have sign on the street). Safeway is 7 -10 minutes walk away. Overall this is a very good place to stay at low price.

Posted by , from California on 29 Oct. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Oct. 2018 by Front Desk Daniel

Thank You.

4 out of 5

It’s a budget hotel, but a pretty nice one

Pros: Price and amenities.
Location: Several restaurants within close walking distance. Nearby convenience stores.
PROS Had reasonable kitchenette (microwave/stove/sink/refrigerator), knives, forks, basic dishes/cups. Room had small air conditioners; didn't test. Good curtains to cover from morning sun. Carpets clean, minor creaky floors but not big deal. Had medium flatscreen TV; some cable channels. Free wifi Internet. Hotel parking: fee $10/day for in locked/protected garage. Good price, but steep driveway. All was clean and tidy but obviously quite old. Diligently cleaned each day by friendly, polite staff. NEUTRAL Room Keys: Physical metal keys, not modern plastic key-card slider. Had chain-lock and the doorknobs automatically locked itself. Noise: Pretty quiet. Some noise when loud people walked down the hallway. Generally fine. CONS Bathroom sink missing handle knob to control water. Still usable though with some effort. No ice-machine but refrigerators-freezers had ice-trays. Heating: Spoke to staff about our room being hot. They explained all rooms heated by central thermostat, no individual room preference. They politely suggested open the window OR turning off water radiator heater intake valve (easy to do). Did the latter, worked good. Directly behind hotel is construction. No fault of the hotel. On work week morning, will hear plenty of construction noise. Other side of the building the noise would have been much lesser. CONCLUSION: For the price and amenities, the English Bay Hotel was an excellent stay. I give it 4.5/5 stars and would return again.

Posted by , from USA on 16 Nov. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Nov. 2017 by Front Desk.

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3 out of 5

Need an upkeep

Pros: location and price
Location: Beach and restaurants.
Staff is very nice and helpful but the amenities needs an upkeep. AC, furniture and carpeting.

Posted by on 13 Aug. 2016

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Property Features

There are 3 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafes on site. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly English Bay Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This Vancouver hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 52 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 coffee shops
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet


Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Train station: Vancouver Waterfront Station (2.6 km / 1.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

English Bay Hotel offers 52 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Kitchenettes offer refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

English Bay Hotel has 3 restaurants on site.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 19
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Covered self parking fee: CAD 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • English Bay Hotel
  • English Bay Hotel Vancouver
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  • Hotel English Bay
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