Posted December 16, 2016 by Natasha Lees in Blogs

A Family Friendly Stay at the Lonsdale Quay Hotel


An Overview

With a fantastic North Vancouver waterfront and Lonsdale Quay Market location, the Lonsdale Quay Hotel is an excellent choice for small families, couples and those travelling to the area on business. The Lonsdale Quay Hotel serves as a gateway hotel to many of Vancouver’s major attractions such as Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and Stanley Park.


There is a breakfast lounge located on the third floor where the reception is that offers a tasty warm breakfast menu every morning, including various omelettes with flavourful ingredients, pancakes, cereals, eggs, sausages, bacon and toast. There is also a waterfront fitness room with up-to-date facilities and a badminton court to play on.


The Lonsdale Quay Hotel also provides unique packages that tailor to different needs such as romantic escape or important holidays.

The hotel offers a convenient selection of rooms and suites with unique layouts. From standard deluxe guest rooms and executive suites to premium waterfront executive suites, this waterfront boutique hotel provides the perfect stay on the North Shore.


Three Highlights that Make this Hotel Special

  • Location, location, location! This hotel is in one of the most convenient places for travellers and business executives. There are malls, grocery stores, bars, restaurants, transit and major attractions just minutes away.
  • Waterfront views. This hotel has some of the most stunning views of downtown Vancouver and surrounding areas.
  • Waterfront meeting space. The hotel has an executive boardroom, a ballroom and dividable meeting space with audio visual support.

Our Family Experience

We were warmly greeted by the staff at the Lonsdale Quay Hotel. The front desk staff was very professional and thorough with their explanation regarding our stay. We were placed in an executive suite that had excellent views of the shipyards and downtown Vancouver. We had requested a playpen for our toddler, which worked out nicely. My husband and I loved the room and it’s rich dark browns and golden bed linens.


We found the bed comfortable and firm enough and the bathroom was clean and spacious with a tub, shower and complimentary PURE brand toiletries. We felt as though the housekeeping department did  a nice job of cleaning our room after our first day here. There is also free Wi-Fi internet access available if you need to stay in touch with friends and family.

We did arrive later on a Friday night so we didn’t do much except visit the market below and have dinner at the Cheshire Cheese Restaurant located in the Lonsdale Quay Market. (If you love nachos, you must try the ones there!) After dinner we let our son play in the free ball pit. It was convenient that it was located one floor down from the hotel and it was great entertainment for him!


On Saturday and Sunday morning’s we enjoyed a warm breakfast in the hotel’s Mix Lounge, which offered a nice little menu of omelettes, LARGE pancakes, eggs, sausages, bacon, toast and various cereals. The food was very good and provided us with the nourishment and energy we needed for our day at the Peak of Christmas on Grouse Mountain. All in all, it was a comfortable stay on the North Shore!

In a Nutshell

I would recommend this hotel to small families and anyone who is travelling to the area for business or to see the attractions. Check in and check out was a breeze, the staff was very kind and willing to help, and the location of it being in the Lonsdale Quay Market makes it a convenient stay for everyone.


Lonsdale Quay Hotel

123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver,British Columbia

V7M 3K7, Canada

Tel: 604-986-6111

Website: http://www.lonsdalequayhotel.com

** Thank you to General Manager, Farah Stéen for organizing our visit. We will definitely be back! **


Natasha Lees

Natasha Lees
Natasha Lees is a dedicated and professional travel copywriter with over 16 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry. Some of her past and current roles include the New York Times travel channel on About.com, Trivago, Sunwing Vacation Group, WeddingVacations.com, Mastercard Caribbean, Princess Cruises, CanadaTravels.com, Escapes.ca and a variety of other worldwide travel media resources.