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Ponderosa Studios at UBC, Vancouver

3-star3 stars
2075 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2, Canada

3-star hotel with conference center, near University of British Columbia
  • Free WiFi
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  • Clean. Convenient, and economic. Nothing more needs to be said. Coupled with a rented…Feb. 25, 2020
  • Room was comfortable. Parking was extra - a lot extra. I seem to recall something like…Aug. 27, 2019

Ponderosa Studios at UBC, Vancouver

from $135 CAD
  • Studio Suite

What’s around Ponderosa Studios at UBC, Vancouver

Landmarks

  • University of British Columbia - 6 min walk
  • Chan Centre for the Performing Arts - 10 min walk
  • Museum of Anthropology - 10 min walk
  • Wreck Beach - 12 min walk
  • Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre - 16 min walk
  • Burrard Inlet - 17 min walk
  • Jericho Beach - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km
  • Kitsilano Beach - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km

Getting around

  • Vancouver Intl. Airport (YVR) - 20 min drive
  • Vancouver, BC (CXH-Vancouver Harbour Seaplane Base) - 26 min drive
  • Sechelt, BC (YHS-Sunshine Coast Regional) - 116 min drive
  • Pitt Meadows, BC (YPK) - 52 min drive
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) - 131 min drive
  • Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base) - 151 min drive
  • Ganges, BC (YGG-Ganges Harbour Seaplane Base) - 179 min drive
  • Vancouver Waterfront Station - 25 min drive
  • Vancouver Pacific Central Station - 27 min drive
  • Port Moody Station - 40 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 239 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Conference center
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Ponderosa Studios at UBC, Vancouver’s small print

Also known as

  • Ponderosa Suites UBC Apartment Vancouver
  • Ponderosa Suites UBC Apartment
  • Ponderosa Suites UBC Vancouver
  • Ponderosa Suites UBC
  • Ponderosa Suites at UBC
  • Ponderosa Studios at UBC Hotel
  • Ponderosa Studios at UBC Vancouver
  • Ponderosa Studios at UBC Hotel Vancouver

Policies

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 and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CAD 16.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Ponderosa Studios at UBC, Vancouver

  • Are pets allowed at Ponderosa Studios at UBC?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Ponderosa Studios at UBC?
    Yes. Self parking costs CAD 16.00 per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Ponderosa Studios at UBC?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Ponderosa Studios at UBC?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Euro Cafe (9.8 mi), Thai Hang (9.9 mi), and Freshii (9.9 mi).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 277 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Location not suitable for attending down town even
I stayed there as the cheapest selection for a hotel in Vancouver, but was only visiting Vancouver for a series of concerts downtown. It was not convenient for that purpose.
William, ca11 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great place
Great place
Sergio, ca2 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Would not recomend
No air conditioning, very hot, no iron or iron board
Garry, ca1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
So great!
We're so glad we stayed at Ponderosa studios at UBC. The prices for hotels downtown were way too expensive for what you get and we couldn't justify paying those exorbitant costs. UBC is one of the most beautiful campuses in the country and well worth a visit. I highly recommend enjoying all that it has to offer; it's a gorgeous sanctuary in the city. It's a bit of a drive from downtown, but a straight bus line gets you there if you don't want the hassles of traffic and parking. In nearby neighbourhoods there are lots of great shops and restaurants, so check those out. We got a room on the 18th floor where there is a breathtaking view of the ocean. The studio was super clean and modern. The bed was a little smaller than expected (we think it was a double instead of a queen), but it was comfortable and had really good pillows. The kitchen was well-equipped and handy. Our only glitch was that the TV didn't work properly, but the front desk was very helpful in addressing the issue. Overall it was a fantastic stay and we wouldn't hesitate to stay at Ponderosa again.
ca2 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
Do not stay here
No one cleaned our room at all while we were here. Never did we get fresh towels or bedding at all. The commute to downtown is 25 min and takes some time with traffic. There was no A/C in the unit that actually worked. It was overly hot no matter what we asked to do. Parking is extra as well so remember that nothing is included as they will nickel and dime you any chance they can get.
ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Room was great!
Laura, ca1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
parking fee C$16 required
Have to notice they don't provide any parking places. Another cost for parking fee, 16 C$ needed. Furthermore, the parkingplace is not close from hotel, 5 minute walk apart from Hotel. They don't provide the direction map from hotel to parkinglot, so it is a little bit confusing to find the way for new comers to UBC. Not convenient and expensive for rent-a-car users.
ca1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
This was centrally locate. Quiet, secure and very clean. Front desk was very organized.
James, ca1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Good accommodation but some limitations
Room was good and staff pleasant. Have to pay for parking and availability of eating options a bit limited.
Terence, ca3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
It was a great stay overall. I was very pleased with the overall equipment in the room. I was a little disappointed with the cleanliness. Staff was very kind and friendly.
ca6 night trip

Ponderosa Studios at UBC, Vancouver

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