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Urban Hideaway Guesthouse

581 Richards Street, Vancouver, Canada


  • 95%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 99%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

Property Information:

Built in 1896 during the height of the Victorian era, 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.

We offer private and affordable rooms and suites, set in a 19th Century Victorian Guesthouse, right in the center of Downtown Vancouver. A friendly cross between a property Home, a B&B and a Travelers Inn, where you can mingle with travelers from all over the world in a quite, laid-back setting.

Your friendly hosts Janine and Ken, aswell as two friendly felines Nimue & Pippin, offer a relaxed, west coast alternative to the typical plastic hotel experience.

For the convenience of all guests there is roof-top sun deck and flower gardens, smokers refuge, comprehensive complimentary city map, guest library & huge DVD collection, laundry facilities, storage for your luggage, free WiFi, open kitchen for use.

Free Breakfast Kitchen
We stock all the basics you need to make your own Canadian Breakfast in our big country kitchen. (Bacon, Eggs, Veggies, Pancakes, cereals, juice, Nutella, Vegimite, Coffee, Tea & Fruit allday.)

Prices do not include Cdn Tax.

Cancellation policy: 7 days prior to arrival

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  • Latest Review

    Cosy guesthouse, complete with resident cats. Our hosts Patrick and Shelly were full of great ideas for exploring Vancouver and made us feel at home. Downtown location is v convenient, especially for Gastown's nightlife. Patio area perfect for a donut and coffee on a sunny day. Only downside was no natural light in the budget room - this can't be fixed due to the building next door, but maybe the listing could make this clear. Not that we spent much time in the room anyway!
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included


  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not 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, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Urban Hideaway Guesthouse Located at 581 Richards Street, , Vancouver.
Urban Hideaway Guesthouse
Vancouver BC V6B-2Z5 581 Richards Street
95% 288
49.2825600 -123.1143593
Urban Hideaway Guesthouse
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