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The Balfour Inn

32 reviews
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible36%
10 Dec 2017
“Unwelcomed, dirty, cold, dark, decrepit and smelly”
27 Jun 2017
“In life you get what you pay for - great location and friendly staff”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room Service
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We booked a queen stay with a private bath in this B&B for a planned 2-night stay in Vancouver. But after 1 night we had to leave, we could not stand the thought of another night there. When we arrived there was no staff to...More

Thank lydianna001
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The building is very old and unique - I liked that. Our bedroom was great it had everything we needed and the beds were really comfortable. Clean sheets bedding and towels. Very much a look after yourself establishment but for us that was fine. There...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Toilets wer not working, one of them leaking directly above the dining table. Cleaner is an octogenarian woman that can barely move, less alone clean.Since everything is dirty, management blames guests for mess. Lumpy mattresses. If you are looking for cheap accommodation, I suggest better...More

Thank Rodrigo Muñoz N
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I stayed in the place for a month in October 2016. I had read quite a few negative comments about the place before arriving there, but when I arrived, I realized that those people who had written the negative comments seemed to expect a 5-star...More

Thank Andriy R
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Locked out on arrival. The stench of mould/cat urine permeates all. The floors were absolutely filthy. Creepy, alone, no staff or other guests. Room cost is not as advertised. Final word - disgusting.

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Things to do
Price range
US$44 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$44 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the
gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area
are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is
Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and
its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
and charming public parks make for an ideal location
to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the
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"do NOT stay here."
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"We had a room with a large balcony which was amazing - take your own toiletries and remember 'you get..."
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"the building is not accessible for disabled people"
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