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Moda Hotel
Ranked #59 of 92 Hotels in Vancouver
Reviewed 29 August 2014

While on a 3 week USA/Canada trip, we spent one night in downtown Vancouver. The Moda hotel provided a great location for exploring downtown's attractions and shops.
The building is old but has a modern entrance, it is quirky in its merging of old & new.

We found the staff very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and adequately sized, as was the bathroom. There was a but of noise from an upstairs guest in heels in the night but hotel cannot be held responsible. As for the relatively small amount of traffic & city noise, surely no-one stays in the middle of a city while expecting noise levels from the countryside....

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

The Location was great and the rooms were comfortable and clean (albeit a little small). You can tell that they do their best to make this boutique hotel unique and interesting! The service was great and the restaurants/bars attached to the hotel were awesome. Being directly downtown its easy to explore the city! All that being said the first time I got in the elevator I was a little nervous (its small and old), but that was an overreaction on my part!

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is an old hotel re furbished, so is quite charming but is not a new building,(it is a really interesting old building) so don't expect it to be a modern experience. Having said that it is very well re furbed, so no complaints, it is just a little quirky. We had a pleasant corner room on the fourth floor with windows on two sides. Smallish bathroom verging on poky, but perfectly adequate as we were mainly out and about. Coffee, ironing board and plenty of room for luggage. Central position, ideal for Robson and Davie Streets. Good bar and restaurant in the building. Very good value for money, perhaps because it is so restrained and not showy. Simple style. We had no problem with noise despite being on the corner, but that is perhaps because we were high up. Would very happily stay here again. Extremely pleasant and helpful
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Room Tip: As it is on the corner of two streets, it might be worth asking for a quiet room.
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jonathan C
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

Moda has a great location, friendly staff and is a good deal. Close to Robson shopping, Yaletown and Gastown. You can park your car at the hotel and walk the city. Be careful as the parking garage has had break ins, so take all valuables with you. The bar in the hotel is fun as well for a nightcap.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

Great location in the heart of down town Vancouver .For the price in relation to other hotels in Vancouver is very good .The rooms are on the small side with very little storage space.but the bathroom is a good size .We had a problem with our air con and we were up graded to the suite.These are much larger rooms with lots more storage space ,two TV s and a huge bed thats like sleeping on a cloud.only problem is there's no air con just electric fans .you can't open the windows as it's too noisy.So we had two very hot nights .my advise to anyone thinking of staying in the area during the summer months is book early there is a drastic shortage of hotels.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

The Moda is in a good location, but the hotel is small, the rooms are converted from what I would assume is an old apartment building, and the wiring, plumbing, etc., is exposed and painted. There are few electrical outlets due to the age of the building (which, when you are sightseeing/visiting, and have two phones, a camera, etc., becomes an issue to charge). It's modern, but VERY budget.

I had to call the front desk three times to get a pack-and-play delivered to the room (over the course of 4 hours after check-in).

Parking is reasonable, but it in another building across the street and up five floors and is about 10 minutes away.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Jen K
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

We had read the previous reviews on trip advisor and opted to upgrade to a back room on the top floor. Nice enough room with all we needed. Basic bath etc but kept clean.
Great thing was really the location. It was easy to walk to all of the major areas and good places to eat both below the hotel and on Granville. Good value for money as we booked on a Trivago type site and got a great deal.

Room Tip: Top floor back corner nice and quiet. Not too sunny but we were out all day.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Address: 900 Seymour St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3L9, Canada
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Granville Street
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Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #59 of 92 Hotels in Vancouver
Price Range: £64 - £157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Moda Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 67
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the heart of Vancouver's Arts and Entertainment district, the Moda Hotel is a unique 67 room boutique hotel. The heritage building, built in 1908, blends the best of old world style with modern, contemporary interior design. Rooms feature a sleek, tailored look with the comforts of luxurious beds, linens and furnishings. The marriage of history with the modern design, plus its fabulous location makes this hotel a definite choice for the world traveler and corporate traveler alike. ... more   less 
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