The Listel Hotel
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- 98%Art & Design Lovers
- 94%Business Travelers
- 72%Green Travelers
- 55%Family Travelers
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- The Listel HotelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 4Jun 26, 2014
The Listel is a the perfect place to stay if you love art, design, and haute cuisine. It doesn't look like much from the exterior, but as soon as you approach the lobby the hotel's wonderful art collection is on full display. It's ever-changing with pieces from First Nations sculptors, local painters, and international artists. Adjacent to the hotel are a small art gallery and Forage Restaurant, which specializes in local, seasonal cuisine.
When it comes to the rooms, the standards are quite ordinary. For something extraordinary, you'll want to upgrade to one of the artist or museum suites with furniture made from BC cedar wood and a selection of art pieces and antiques from the Museum of Anthropology at UBC - a uniquely Vancouver experience!
That said, people who aren't art lovers might feel that they don't get their money's worth here, and would be happier staying at a hotel with more facilities like a swimming pool.Recommended for:
- The Listel HotelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6First to ReviewJul 04, 2012
I stayed here for a week on business and enjoyed every minute of it. Who wouldn't love being paid to stay at a great hotel in a beautiful city such as this!
The Listel Hotel is located on one end of Robson Street and is also a short walk to the West End and Stanley Park. It's a really neat boutique hotel that features a well-considered art collection, and a certain fun and hip flair and charm. The rooms are comfortable and well appointed and the staff is attentive and warm. The attached Restaurant and Bar is also a great place to go.Recommended for:
- The Listel HotelMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBackpackersAdventure TravelersOct 27, 2013
I really want to like this hotel. They've done a fabulous job forming relationships with the art community to incorporate some beautiful--and sometimes controversial--pieces into the property. The staff exude so much pride in the Museum and Gallery category rooms (where each guest room is decorated with a distinct style of artwork or First Nations hand-crafted pieces) that I hoped to feel enveloped by artistic expression. Instead, the rooms were fairly simple and felt somewhat bare. I have no complaints about them, as they were large, clean and well-maintained. It's just that I don't think the value is there for the rate they're charging (approximately $150-200 per night).
I love the small gallery space that's just off the lobby. As for amenities, there's a small gym and hot tub in the basement, but not much else. I prefer the rooms facing Robson Street. Although there's some street noise, it beats the rooms at the back of the hotel which look onto the alley.Recommended for:
- The Listel HotelJul 05, 2012
From the street, the Listel Hotel features its gallery space and restaurant more prominently than it’s accommodations. Given that part of the hotel has rooms that use art from either a local gallery or from artists that work with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology, it’s easy to see why they focus on the art aspect. After eating brunch in O’Doul’s, it’s easy to understand how it might also be a big draw.
In fact, the hotel seems to take its image very seriously with art displayed throughout the hotel and being proud of its zero-waste policy (the Listel has in-room composting, roof-top solar panels, and captures waste heat for reuse).
There is an on-site gym as well but it’s small and poorly lit which is really a symptom of being shoved in the basement. Luckily, the Listel is close enough to Stanley Park and the Coal Harbour seawall that it’s almost as easy to go for a scenic jog to burn off calories.
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Room Service
- Free Hi Speed Internet
- Data Ports
- TV In Room
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Electronic Room Keys
- In-House Bar
- Meeting Rooms
- Parking Garage
- Clothing Iron
- In-House Dining
- Wake Up Service
- Coffee & Tea Maker
- Car Rental Desk
- Children Allowed
- Mini Bar In Room
- Valet Parking
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Dry Cleaning
Excellent!1316 reviews across the web.
- Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
- This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
- Internet100% thought it was a great value.
- Service99% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Location98% liked the proximity to shopping.
- PriceExcellent value for money, said 95%.
- Hotel92% thought it was clean.
- Restaurant89% found the breakfast to be wonderful.