No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
Photos of Buchan Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsBuchan Hotel Vancouver
The Buchan Hotel is on a luscious tree lined street next to a charming garden but my heart sank as we entered the lobby. It looked quite shabby and poorly maintained. I was apologizing to my travel companion and kicking myself for not making a good choice. The TV was smaller than my iPad and had only a few awful stations. Tiny bath with only a shower and barely room to get around the beds.
We went out immediately in search of food and discovered an ENDLESS array of multinational cuisines less than a block away. These all looked a bit shabby as well.
HOWEVER: That night the same Denham Street, a half block away, lit up the night. The street was packed with Ferraris, Mazeratis, Bugattis, Bentleys and a few humble Porsches. Neon lights blazed and young hipsters threaded their way up and down the street in search of the perfect meal. And they didn't go far to find it. I discovered a large percentage of the restaurants I had placed on my "go to" list were with a block or two of the Buchan Hotel. Handmade Asian noodles, sushi bars, Greek, Italian, and countless subcultures were fully represented. Stanley Park was just a few blocks away and a walk of several blocks in either direction took us to the water. Robson Street, shopping mecca of Vancouver, was just two blocks.
AND, as far as the hotel goes, it was clean, the towels were fresh and fluffy, the linens were immaculate, the staff was extremely helpful. Coffee available in the lobby in the morning. The Wi-Fi was a bit wobbly but they took off the $2 charge when we asked.
SO: If you are looking for a relatively inexpensive place to sleep in an ideal location, try the Buchan Hotel.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews Buchan Hotel Vancouver
Travel Blogs from Vancouver
... as orphans and raised on the mountain. Grinder was found wandering alone on a logging road, thin and weak and weighing only 4.5kgs in 2001 and Coola was found orphaned on a highway after his mother had been killed by a truck, and of the her three cubs, Coola was the only one to survive. We only saw one bear, not sure whether it was Grinder or Coola, and we got a couple of photos. I guess the other one was asleep somewhere.
All four of us caught the ...
... see the big picture, but I wouldn't be without my trusty Google Maps or RV GPS that gives us all the campgrounds, rest stops & lots more!
Thank heavens for iPhones & iPads - keeping in touch is so easy, we used Facebook, FaceTime & phoned folks in Jolly Old England!! Our trusty iphone meant we could arrange to meet family & friends while on the road. ...
... shade the hair of the model on the can mine just looked wet and sticky. Yuk. So I washed it off. Who wants purple hair anyway. Grumble grumble.
My impromptu costume of the next night was way cooler. Andy was going out with some friends to a night at a place called The Billington and invited us along. I went as American McGee’s Alice. Which is a character from a computer game and is basically a badass version of Alice in Wonderland. Perfect. I enjoyed being that character ...
... is a narrow out rigged walked around the face of the cliff but is super sturdy.
The rain forest board walk was really quite spectacular with height of the fir trees and lush green growth.
Leaving here on 5am train (early rise) for San Francisco travel on Starlight express for 24 hrs. .then across to Les Vegas for 2 nights.
So not sure when the next entry will be.