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Budget Inn Patricia Hotel

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The saying you get what you pay for applies here. I will say that it wasn't all bad. The area itself is full of homeless shelters and homeless people so they are around all hours of the night. The plus side is that the hotel is close to Gastown, within walking distance, but thats if you want to walk around that area. I cabbed it everywhere. The hotel is more than 100 years old they have a really cool old switchboard operator in the lobby. The food at the pub next door is pretty good. The staff need work on their customer service skills.

It's definitely for the budget minded. Very close to skid row, but we walked one bock up or down from Hastings and really had no problems. Skid row folks kept to themselves. Room was very small and our tv didn't work. The front desk staff was great! They let us check in really early and they were really nice. Beware of rooms by the LOUD elevator that runs all night.

Hotel should not be on list of "normal" hotels. It is located in a horrible location, where hundreds of unfortunate homeless gather, engaging in drug use amd prostitution. The hotel staff is actually quite nice, however, providing sincere help whenever needed. I think the issue is that Vancouver is a very expensive city, and this hotel is, much much less. So, it could serve its purpose for certain folks.

Out of the 3 staff who worked there, the older gentleman was the nicest and most accommodating.

You have to pay ten dollars for parking. Rooms are OK.

Overall good hotel, very decent for the rate and friendly staff. It also offers breakfast. The only down side is the neighborhood (E. Hastings St.), but everybody minds their own business.

Let's be clear, this is definitely a budget hotel. By now, it's well that this hotel is in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, which is ground zero for thousands of drug addicts, the mentally ill, prostitutes, and other service-resistant individuals. Having said that, we enjoyed our stay. The rooms are small, and the furnishings are dated, but comparable to European hotels that you'd pay a lot more to stay in. The free breakfast was decent, and there's good music in the bar almost every night. It would have been nice if the hotel had advised us ahead of time, to travel Pender or Cordova streets from Waterfront Station to the Hotel, since Hastings Street contains four block that look like the set of post-apocalpytic movie - dozens of dead-eyed, shuffling, smelly and toothless individuals. Although it was shocking, we never felt threatened, and it was entertaining watching the street show from the safety of the Patricia's lobby (which is the only place you can get Wi-Fi in the hotel.) I wouldn't recommend this hotel for families with children, but walking the downtown Eastside is a sobering (no pun intended) and eye opening experience, and provides a valuable look beneath the glossy surface of Vancouver. The desk staff was helpful, especially Noor -he's got a great sense of humor

Good value for money. Great breakfast served. Close to care centre for the homeless and persons on drugs which could be scary to a newcomer but they mind their business. Altogether a great experience

It was so gross we left right after check in. They charged us so we disputed the charge with the credit card.

There was a 2 and a half block radius of homeless people. Crack heads, prostitutes. Everywhere! hundreds of them. In the alleys, parking lots, every corner, in the bushes. It was like a scene from the walking dead. The parking lot is shared by a bar downstairs. I did not feel safe at all. I had to call orbtiz to be relocated. There was no refund from the hotel. I did not go into the room, I cannot comment on the hotel only the immediate area. The clerk at the new hotel also commented on how locals avoid that part of town. The terrible ratings are for the surroundings and not the hotel.

I thought I had booked a promising hotel given the photos online and how relatively close to the city this place was. The parking lot is very uneven and smells bad. The entrance to the hotel is nice and the man at the front desk was very welcoming and humorous. The stairs are very narrow as well as the elevator. Anyone can go to any floor without a room key which feels unsafe. The one-bed room was extremely small; barely enough space to walk. A man staying at the hotel seemed to be following me and my friends (I guess he knew we were from out of town) and someone was looking into my car in the parking lot. Very unsafe part of town, uncomfortable, very small. We ended up leaving about an hour after we checked in and paid more at a hotel in the middle of downtown Vancouver where we felt extremely safe. This hotel is suitable for one person at a time because the rooms are just too tiny.

It is an older hotel, but at a convenient location. Highly recommend the pub.. It has great food, awesome music, and decent price. As a hotel guest you also get 15% off.

Front desk clerk who helped my brother to check in was very rude. I overheard on the phone that he was yelling and so impolite. Very disappointed to be treated in that manner when you are tired with your travel and would be greeted in a very bad way.

The room was dirty and noisy. The building is old. There was homeless around.

Vancouver is an expensive place, price was not too bad. But, Hotel is old, neighborhood is awful. Many kind of people, street walkers, homeless guys etc.. You cannot walk on the street when the day gets dark..

The hotel is located in a pretty unsafe area (we saw someone shooting up on the street on the way to the hotel). The hotel staff even tell you to avoid E. Hastings Street (the street on which the hotel is located). Also, the room is TINY. We're pretty sure that the bathroom used to be a closet. It even has a folding closet door as a door. This means that you can't fully close the door from the inside. The one bright spot is the restaurant downstairs. The food is good and reasonably-priced. They even give a discount if you're a guest of the hotel.

I decided to take a chance in this Hotel while visiting for the Women's World Cup and to be honest I don't regret staying there at all. Yes the location is kind of sketchy but besides that great experience. It was so close to every location I wanted to go that I walked everywhere so that save me money. I would definitely stay there again. Staff was friendly and very helpful. If you are looking for a place where you will save money I recommend staying here.

The hotel met my expectations for the amount of money I paid, given the location to downtown vancouver. The rooms were quite small, but clean. The staff was friendly. The neighborhood is in a area with a number of homeless a block away and I did see one or two meth heads. There is a pub on the ground floor that has bands playing on some days. We spent most of the days exploring the city, so we didn't mind the accommodation. Depending on my friend, I would recommend the hotel.

the staff are nice , a circumstance and cleanliness for one star hotel, will comee again if wanna save money.

403 Hastings St E Vancouver BC

Hotel highlights

  • Close to Canada Place and BC Place Stadium
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Business center

Located in Downtown Eastside, Budget Inn Patricia Hotel is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Canada Place and BC Place Stadium. This 92-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. Located in central Vancouver, the hotel is also near Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market.


Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge.


Rooms

Budget Inn Patricia Hotel's 92 rooms provide phones. Guests can expect to find TVs with cable channels. Rooms also include free toiletries.


Property features

Guests of Budget Inn Patricia Hotel enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and coffee in a common area. If you plan to drive, free offsite parking is available. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with concierge services, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a computer station, a library, and free newspapers.

Room options

Triple Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Budget Inn Patricia Hotel

Everyone (13) Couples (10) Business (4) Family (4) Friends (4) Other (8)
3

i would only recommend if you're on a budget

Everyone

The saying you get what you pay for applies here. I will say that it wasn't all bad. The area itself is full of homeless shelters and homeless people so they are around all hours of the night. The plus side is that the hotel is close to Gastown, within walking distance, but thats if you want to walk around that area. I cabbed it everywhere. The hotel is more than 100 years old they have a really cool old switchboard operator in the lobby. The food at the pub next door is pretty good. The staff need work on their customer service skills.

By , from Bronx, NY on Jun 9, 2017

3

get what you pay for

Everyone

It's definitely for the budget minded. Very close to skid row, but we walked one bock up or down from Hastings and really had no problems. Skid row folks kept to themselves. Room was very small and our tv didn't work. The front desk staff was great! They let us check in really early and they were really nice. Beware of rooms by the LOUD elevator that runs all night.

By on Jun 1, 2017

2

good people, terrible dangerous location.

Everyone

Hotel should not be on list of "normal" hotels. It is located in a horrible location, where hundreds of unfortunate homeless gather, engaging in drug use amd prostitution. The hotel staff is actually quite nice, however, providing sincere help whenever needed. I think the issue is that Vancouver is a very expensive city, and this hotel is, much much less. So, it could serve its purpose for certain folks.

By , from Arizona on May 17, 2017

5

general experience

Everyone

Out of the 3 staff who worked there, the older gentleman was the nicest and most accommodating.

By , from R on Mar 16, 2017

4

it's in a bad area, but it's really cheap.

Everyone

You have to pay ten dollars for parking. Rooms are OK.

By on Dec 31, 2016

2
Everyone

By on Oct 24, 2016

4

nice and decent hotel

Everyone

Overall good hotel, very decent for the rate and friendly staff. It also offers breakfast. The only down side is the neighborhood (E. Hastings St.), but everybody minds their own business.

By , from California on Sep 8, 2016

3

cheap hotel for the city adventurer

Everyone

Let's be clear, this is definitely a budget hotel. By now, it's well that this hotel is in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, which is ground zero for thousands of drug addicts, the mentally ill, prostitutes, and other service-resistant individuals. Having said that, we enjoyed our stay. The rooms are small, and the furnishings are dated, but comparable to European hotels that you'd pay a lot more to stay in. The free breakfast was decent, and there's good music in the bar almost every night. It would have been nice if the hotel had advised us ahead of time, to travel Pender or Cordova streets from Waterfront Station to the Hotel, since Hastings Street contains four block that look like the set of post-apocalpytic movie - dozens of dead-eyed, shuffling, smelly and toothless individuals. Although it was shocking, we never felt threatened, and it was entertaining watching the street show from the safety of the Patricia's lobby (which is the only place you can get Wi-Fi in the hotel.) I wouldn't recommend this hotel for families with children, but walking the downtown Eastside is a sobering (no pun intended) and eye opening experience, and provides a valuable look beneath the glossy surface of Vancouver. The desk staff was helpful, especially Noor -he's got a great sense of humor

By , from Austin, TX on Aug 28, 2016

3

nice affordable hotel easily accessible

Everyone

Good value for money. Great breakfast served. Close to care centre for the homeless and persons on drugs which could be scary to a newcomer but they mind their business. Altogether a great experience

By , from Port Harcourt Nigeria on Aug 25, 2016

1

don't stay!!

Everyone

It was so gross we left right after check in. They charged us so we disputed the charge with the credit card.

By on Aug 19, 2016