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Lantzville
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Stayed 2 nights in late January for some business at UBC. The location is great with regards to being on UBC campus, and within 100m of the bus exchange. This allows you to get on a bus and into downtown Vancouver in anywhere from 25 - 40 minutes (depending on bus, time of day, traffic, etc.). The only downside to...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is an very acceptable pace to stay if your focus is the UBC campus. Clean, fresh you are given an efficient suite complete with a kitchen and separate bedroom. Nothing fancy but finished very well. The location isn't very attractive but you are exactly where you want to be and the drive from DT runs about 30 mins so...

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Seattle
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Other than for conferences at UBC, this is a convenient place to stay only if you have a family member interested in attending UBC and taking a campus tour. Visitors planning to arrive on a Sunday should be aware that very few of the university's restaurants, cafes, and bistros are open on Sundays. The nearest places to eat outside of...

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3Thank Chiwaukum
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Stayed here for Buddhist teaching .Room is nice with kitchen. Although a bit far from downtown,but can enjoy the beautiful campus and pleasant weather in June . I like to go to rose garden for sunset with ocean view. Restaurant choices not that great near campus ,need to drive out to 4 th street for more delicious food. However,can enjoy...

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UBC_Accommodation, Manager at West Coast Suites at UBC, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback and comments regarding campus amenities and attractions. We are pleased to hear that your stay was an enjoyable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to our campus soon.

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in a suite overlooking the (mainly empty) car park so although we heard a little traffic noise from the adjacent road it was fairly quiet overall. Suite was spacious and fairly well equipped - coffee maker, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery and glassware for 4 people, dish towels and dishwasher tablets, pots and pans but not...

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2Thank Woodpecker-47
UBC_Accommodation, Manager at West Coast Suites at UBC, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your comments regarding lack of cooking utensils, shower cap and the issue with the opaque screen doors. We will look into improving those items for better guest experience in the future. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed our location, easy access to downtown and campus amenities. Thanks again for staying with...

Calgary
Reviewed 9 November 2015

If you have no car and have to stay at UBC, then ok, stay here. Otherwise there is a lot of accommodation in other areas with much better value. Our room looked at the UBC bus loop which guaranteed both noise and air pollution. Without air conditioning, you have to keep the windows open and get woken up by loud,...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This is about the only reasonable choice to stay if you want to be right by the UBC campus, barring a couple of always sold out B&Bs/hostels. Have now been there 3 times. Positives: pretty well appointed, well maintained, well located (for UBC). Actually a bit of design flair, though clear to see that flair was kept to a moderate...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We've stayed at West Coast Suites several times in the past two years. As the only on-campus hotel, it is fabulous for UBC parents. Rooms are nice-sized, include full kitchens, and very clean. The staff is super nice, and parking is inexpensive!

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UBC_Accommodation, Manager at West Coast Suites at UBC, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage. We are pleased to learn that you had an enjoyable stay and we will share your compliments with our staff. Thanks again for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

It was handy to be able to stay at UBC as our son was about to start an exchange year and he had a few meetings and things to sort out on the campus. But if you want to visit the city and don't have a car, it is a 30 min bus ride,though on the plus side, the bus...

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UBC_Accommodation, Manager at West Coast Suites at UBC, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that your room was not made to your expectations. We appreciate your feedback and will share your comments with housekeeping for improvements. Many guests chose our location for its convenience to conduct business with the university. With our campus just outside of downtown, it does take a little bit more time travelling by transit. In...

Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Only thing really good about this hotel is the location on the UBC campus. We had our daughter staying in the same room and using the pull out couch. The pull out had sheets and only a thin blanket. When we asked for an additional blanket they brought up sheets and then told us that is all they have. We...

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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty, the expansive parkland of the University Land Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation with the University of British Columbia. A large green space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens, botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to preserving nature with a similar promise to preserve culture, its valleys are also home to the First Nations heritage museum, the biodiversity museum, and anthropological and memorial exhibitions. From its highest canopies to the sandy shorelines of Wreck Beach, its serenity is preserved by the University buildings that dot it, combining Mother Nature and scholarship.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the beautiful west side of Vancouver on the spectacular UBC campus, our 47 one-bedroom suites are complemented by the natural setting, attractions and recreational facilities. Shops and restaurants are located within walking distance of the West Coast Suites. Ideal for business travellers and extended stay visitors, each well-appointed suite (450 sq ft/ 41.8 sq m) features fully-equipped kitchen, flat panel TV, in-room safe, complimentary WiFi, balcony, luxury linens, Starbucks coffee, king size bed in bedroom and queen sofa-bed in living room. Accessible suites available. Onsite laundry facilities and parking for a nominal fee. Fitness centre and aquatic centre nearby for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Coast Suites at UBC

Address: 5961 Student Union Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2C9, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > University Land Endowments
Price Range: RM548 - RM1,065 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — West Coast Suites at UBC 2.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Upstairs (but more carrying)!”
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“Rooms on the north side would be quieter”
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