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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a student resident by EC school . the apartament is big, with four rooms and 2 bathrooms . Clean and convenient the location is very good, in downtown, with bus stop only 1 block . near have market, seven eleven, bar, pub, restaurants .

Thank Eduardo V
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47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival we found reception with easy check in for a two bedroom apartment on floor 12 I think from memory. Exceptional views looking over the bridge to the river and great sunrise and sunsets watched while watching the evening news. BBQ was good. Balconys were brilliant for morning coffees. HEATED slate floors were a dream. The linen was nice... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

great location, was nice after weeks of travelling with kids to have our own rooms :) at the end of the day, to sit in th lounge room and relax by the fireplace. view was lovely and had 2 big balconeys. easy walk to shops and Stanley park

Thank melski2227
Regina, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Great location, excellent help with the reception upon arrival. Car is secured in parking lot. Large, bright suite. Had all the kitchen equipment we needed. Located close to the ferry cab to get to Granville Island. And only a few blocks walk to the night life on Granville Street. The suite is dated, but very clean, and the bed was... More 

Thank 72LisaT
Kristi C, Guest Relations Manager at Viva Suites, responded to this review

Hello Lisa, I'm glad that you enjoyed staying at Viva. Thank you for your positive words about the parking,location and our spacious suites. We take pride in keeping our rooms and facilities very clean. We have been making gradual upgrades to improve the look of the suites and for stays of three nights or more, we supply a gift basket... More 

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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I recently stayed in the 2 bedroom suite at Viva . The experience was overall great . I have stayed in similar accommodation all over north America . I found the all the staff to be quite excellent . I did take a look at the reviews before booking and there must have been some substantial upgrades to the facilities... More 

1 Thank Cswcanada
Kristi C, Guest Relations Manager at Viva Suites, responded to this review

Hello CSW, Thank you for sharing with us your positive experience at Viva Suites. You have mentioned some key details that we take pride in for making our guests feel welcome and comfortable. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The suite is great, clean, and well equiped, literally 5-Star. Parking is also available for residence. There is one big problem, in my opinion that is, the water presuure for the shower and wash basin is really terrible, probably the worst I have encoutered in my travels. Also, a pity that cleaning is only once a week.

1 Thank Ant Y
Kristi C, Guest Relations Manager at Viva Suites, responded to this review

he suite is great, clean, and well equiped, literally 5-Star. Parking is also available for residence. There is one big problem, in my opinion that is, the water presuure for the shower and wash basin is really terrible, probably the worst I have encoutered in my travels. Also, a pity that cleaning is only once a week. Hello and thank... More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

We have recntly returned to the UK after our 5th stay at the Viva suites We experienced the same high standard of comfort and cleanliness as on our previous visits, coupled with the same friendliness from the staff We look forward to our net visit! Richard and Rhona Norden 4 April 2013

2 Thank jamesbond27
Kristi C, Guest Relations Manager at Viva Suites, responded to this review

Hello Richard and Rhona Norden, Thank you for taking the time to write such positive words about Viva Suites. We want to continue to make your visit enjoyable so please let us know how we can meet your needs and expectations. More 

Langley City, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

We stayed in Viva Suites for a little getaway and were blown away by the size and cleanliness of the suites. The staff were very helpful and reception was warm and friendly. The convenience of in suite laundry and a full kitchen was very useful in cutting back the costs of eating out every night. The suites have huge windows... More 

2 Thank ArinaBMD
Kristi C, Guest Relations Manager at Viva Suites, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for your review. I'm so glad that you had a wonderful stay in Vancouver and a positive experience at Viva Suites. We take pride in our spacious suites and customer service. Hope to see you again. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I believe that the staff is doing the best with what they have -- a dated building with tired units with worn furniture and virtually no accessories to make it feel homey. We were there 3 weeks before the ice maker finally worked. Had AC problems, fitness center issues (do you really need a sign that says "no spitting"?), the... More 

Thank Just4grinz
Sarah H, Sales Manager at Viva Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your very detailed and extensive review of Viva Suites. Through constructive critiques, such as this one, we are continually striving to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests, repeat and new. The Viva Suites building was built in 1992 which is the reason our suites are so large, but this also means that there has been... More 

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130 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We have stayed at the Viva Suites extensively, in particular at the larger 3 bedroom penthouse and the 4 bedroom presidential suites. The former is $9000/month peak season and the latter is $12000. Location Viva suites are located in very handy area for the nightlife of Granville Street, a few minutes walk to all the shops on Davies, a handy... More 

Thank spartaBristol
Sarah H, Sales Coordinator at Viva Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Viva Suites. We take all our guest comments to heart and are always working to surpass the expectations of all our guests, past and present and future. We do take pride in the fact that we are located in a central area, just a short walk to the main downtown streets as mentioned Granville,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Viva Tower is a long term stay facility in downtown Vancouver. It is centrally located close to Vancouver's Yaletown, Seawall, shops, theatres, nightclubs and restaurants. Viva tower offers fully equipped spacious suites with kitchens, en suite laundry, balconies and floor to ceiling windows. Viva offers our guests the convenience of an apartment with the added services of a hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Viva Suites

Address: 1311 Howe St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2P3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > West End
Price Range: $161 - $656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“pay the extra few dollars a night to get a suite with the balconies (3 of them in ours), and gas fireplace.. home away from home”
 of 5 bubbles 72LisaT, 1 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Ask about construction, as it is happening on 3 sides of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles Just4grinz, 30 Aug 2012 | Read review
“If you're spending little time in the room, get a smaller one.”
 of 5 bubbles YEGcg, 26 Jan 2012 | Read review
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