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GEC Granville Suites Downtown

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Double Room, 2 Double Beds | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, City View | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains

Overview of GEC Granville Suites Downtown

GEC Granville Suites Downtown

3.0 star property
City centre hotel within easy reach of Granville Island Public Market

7.8/10 Good

1,005 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Lounge area
718 Drake St, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2W6
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Fitness centre
  • Self parking
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
  • ATM/banking services
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Vancouver
  • Robson Street - 13 min walk
  • BC Place Stadium - 16 min walk
  • Rogers Arena - 21 min walk
  • Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal - 21 min walk
  • Canada Place - 22 min walk
  • Vancouver Waterfront - 24 min walk
  • Port of Vancouver - 44 min walk
  • Stanley Park - 44 min walk
  • Granville Street - 1 min drive
  • English Bay Beach - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Vancouver, BC (CXH-Vancouver Harbour Seaplane Base) - 9 min drive
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) - 34 min drive
  • Pitt Meadows, BC (YPK) - 51 min drive
  • Abbotsford, BC (YXX-Abbotsford Intl.) - 56 min drive
  • Sechelt, BC (YHS-Sunshine Coast Regional) - 123 min drive
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) - 127 min drive
  • Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer Station - 5 min drive
  • Vancouver Pacific Central Station - 10 min drive
  • Vancouver Waterfront Station - 21 min walk
  • Yaletown-Roundhouse Station - 7 min walk
  • Vancouver City Center Station - 13 min walk
  • Granville Station - 15 min walk


  • Blenz Coffee - 2 min walk
  • Fritz's European Fry House - 2 min walk
  • Two Parrots - 2 min walk
  • Giardino Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Basil Pasta Bar - 3 min walk

About this property

GEC Granville Suites Downtown

When you stay at GEC Granville Suites Downtown, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and Robson Street. A fitness centre and a terrace are offered, and in-room conveniences include fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and location. Public transportation is only a short walk: Yaletown-Roundhouse Station is 7 minutes and Vancouver City Center Station is 13 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Filipino, French, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Urdu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 113 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 19
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property will place a credit card authorization for the full cost of stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19


  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Secured covered on-site self-parking (CAD 25.80 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Whale watching nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre


  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled) and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave


  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: CAD 250 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for CAD 20.0 per night


  • Covered self-parking costs CAD 25.80 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Parking height restrictions apply (6.2 feet or 1.9 meters). The underground parking lot can only be accessed after checking-in.

Also known as

GEC Granville Suites Hotel Vancouver
GEC Granville Suites Hotel
GEC Granville Suites Vancouver
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GEC Granville Suites Downtown Hotel Vancouver
GEC Granville Suites Downtown Hotel
GEC Granville Suites Downtown Vancouver
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GEC Granville Suites Downtown Hotel
GEC Granville Suites Downtown Vancouver
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Frequently asked questions

Does GEC Granville Suites Downtown offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, GEC Granville Suites Downtown does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at GEC Granville Suites Downtown?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at GEC Granville Suites Downtown?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at GEC Granville Suites Downtown?
Yes. Self-parking costs CAD 25.80 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at GEC Granville Suites Downtown?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Is there an on-site casino at GEC Granville Suites Downtown?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Great Canadian Casino at the Holiday Inn (4-min drive) and Starlight Casino (26-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at GEC Granville Suites Downtown and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
Are there restaurants at or near GEC Granville Suites Downtown?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Sushi Yamato (3-min walk), Twisted Fork Bistro (3-min walk) and Musette Caffe (4-min walk).
What's the area around GEC Granville Suites Downtown like?
GEC Granville Suites Downtown is in Downtown Vancouver, a short 7-minute walk from Yaletown-Roundhouse Station and 13 minutes' walk from Robson Street. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Value for money
Excellent value for the money. Location , cleanliness, convenience. Bed a a bit uncomfortable butnot bad
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Steven, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Was okay if not for the disruption when sleeping
The place was clean and the location was convenient. The check in was pleasant until we realized the cards weren't programmed properly and we couldnt get into the underground parking. We called on the intercom to get in. They let us in and told us to come up and get the cards programmed. However, after we parked we we got to the elevator and another door prevented access to the elevator to get the keys programmed. Ugh! Standing there with our luggage was unpleasant for sure. The cell phone didnt work either in the parkade to call for assistance. The tub drain was clogged up. While showering water filled up above my ankles. The pillows were super thick and uncomfortable. My girlfriend woke up with a kinked neck. Besides that the hotel woke us up in the middle of the night when they slipped an invoice for the parking under the door. When I brought it up with front desk during check out, they said that slipping invoices under the door while guests are sleeping is hotel policy. Seems like a dumb policy to disturb guests while they sleep.
Tim, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

They charged us unwanted fee plus paid parking
Damandeep, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

John, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

It was ok
Overall it was ok. Good location, but everything felt a bit dated and tired.
darren, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Leyla, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Monraaj, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Steve, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Gisela, 1-night trip
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