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The Strathcona Hotel

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  • Excellent14%
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  • Average30%
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“rooftop bar”(8 reviews)
“great location”(68 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Rooftop Bar
Accessible rooms
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2 Star accommodation
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26 Aug.27 Aug.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Small, dingy, no air conditioning. The pillows felt like they collected stray socks left in hotel rooms over the years, wadded them up, and put them into the pillow cases. The soap in the bath tub was from the last guest, with hair and everything....More

Thank L C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place! The location is great, a block or so from the inner harbour and Empress Hotel, and it just oozes old world charm after its recent renovation. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable, and the complementary breakfast in the Sticky Wicket Pub...More

Thank Tony G
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Tony G, Thank you for your review. Letting future visitors know we have a great location will be very helpful. As a note we are still renovating the hotel rooms so please check with our reservation department if you are wishing to book one of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a King Suite and were allocated a lovely room on the third floor. Check-in was straight forward and efficient. While this is a very old property it was obvious that this room had undergone a major upgrade not that long ago. The...More

1  Thank Frommy
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Frommy, Thank you for the review of our Hotel and the new King Suite. I am pleased the front desk staff sorted out your internet issues. We are continuing updates to the Hotel property including more units with A/C as new technology is making conversions...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the price we expected better. Good points - Fairly central Nice continental breakfast which was inclusive. Average points- Front desk appeared poorly trained. Room was tired. Bathroom in need of an update. Poor points- View from room window was brick wall approx 2 metres...More

Thank calliwag
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Calliwag, Thank you for your review. I will be talking to our maintenance department regarding the debris. Our front desk manager always checks the Tripadvisor reviews and will address the staffing issue.

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I have stayed here a few times mostly because of the location. It’s in a great part of the city and there’s a bus stop a block up. There’s also a few pubs in the lobby. I prefer the peanut bar because of the better...More

Thank iheartbadgers
Response from Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona HotelResponded 9 July 2018

Iheartbadgers, Thank you for your review and the note about the BC Ferry and Airport bus terminal. I think 3 block away would be more accurate. Major city bus lines are just a block away.

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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 91 - USD 210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 91 - USD 210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (1)
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busboy344
9 May 2018|
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Response from Joel C | Property representative |
We have just added more rooms that are air conditioned. Please contact Strathcona Hotel reservations to see if we can accommodate your request.
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uclamates
6 February 2018|
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Response from bill04kelly | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does.
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laurenmichael17
16 August 2017|
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Response from Gary N | Reviewed this property |
I think Silvie was right. It was in the closet.
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Room Tips
"Request a room with a window air conditioner"
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"Book a king suite on the third floor, assuming othere rooms would be similar to the room we experienced."
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"Ask for a room away from the noisy nightclub and pub"
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"I asked for a quiet room and it had a poor view but was very quiet!"
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