Posted March 2, 2011 by Adam Toren in City Guides

Best Hotels in Vancouver

Find the best hotels in Vancouver to suit your type of travel. Whether you are looking for a place for business or a romantic getaway with your loved one, this is where you will find a place for you to stay. Vancouver has a large hotel sector and there is something for everyone’s budget and travel style.

Best for a Romantic Getaway

The Wedgewood Hotel is located at 845 Hornby Street and is known for its romantic ambience. This hotel was built in 1964 and has 83 rooms that are charming and spacious. Take your loved one out for a nice dinner at the Wedgewood’s Bacchus restaurant and enjoy pan-seared British Columbia salmon or the roasted rack of lamb, as well as fine Canadian cheeses and decadent desserts. This hotel is great for couples who want to be cozy and get away from the hustle and bustle, and is a great space for events and weddings. Call 604-689-7777 or visit the hotel Web site at www.wedgewoodhotel.com.

Best Hotel for History

Located at 900 West Georgia Street, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has been a landmark in Vancouver for over 68 years. It has a long history of providing wonderful service to customers and was built in 1938. All the rooms are spacious and there are large rooms in the lower lobby that are great for functions, business events, and weddings. This historic hotel has 556 rooms and all of them are impeccable. Featuring a top Vancouver restaurant, 900 West, which is known for its class and charm. Call toll free 800-441-1414 or locally at 604-684-3131. Visit the hotel Web site at www.fairmont.com for more information on this destination.

Best for Business and Location

The Sheraton Wall Centre Vancouver is the tallest hotel in the city and has 736 rooms in total. Equipped with a business centre and conference rooms, this hotel is great for business travelers and meetings. Business travelers can also unwind at their huge fitness centre, jacuzzi, spa and pool after they have conducted their work for the day. With two restaurants, executive rooms and room service, guests don’t really need to spend time or money outside of the hotel. If they do want to explore, however, they are in the best location to do so. With the West End, Yaletown and the downtown core just steps away, visitors will always have something entertaining to do. Call 604-331-1000 or visit www.sheratonwallcentre.com for further information.

Best Hotel for Shopping

The Pacific Palisades hotel is a great hotel to stay at if you want to shop till you drop! Located at 1277 Robson Street, this hotel is in a prime location for exploring such stores as Gucci, Bebe and Aldo. It is funky yet elegant, and you will find a spa and wine store within the hotel. Call 604-688-0461 for more information or visit the hotel Web site atwww.pacificpalisadeshotel.com.

Best for Sport Lovers

The Best Western Downtown is located at 718 Drake Street and is just a short walk from BC Place and GM Place Stadium where the BC Lions and the Vancouver Canucks have their home games. Guests will also be close to various sports bars along Granville Street and near the Yaletown Brewery, which has sports playing continuously. Call them at 888-669-9888 or locally at 604-669-9888. Check out their Web site at www.bestwesterndowntown.com for more information.

Best Luxury Hotel

If you want to stay in a posh hotel when visiting Vancouver, The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is a great choice. After the millions that were invested in the renovations of this landmark, this hotel became even more of a luxurious spot to rest your head. Close to Robson Street shopping, coffee shops, and the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is great for people who are not afraid to spend more on their stay. Business travelers also favour this hotel for big business conventions, and weddings are always being held here. With 556 units, this hotel is located at 900 West Georgia Street. View the Web site at www.fairmont.com/vancouver or call 604-684-3131.


Best Hotel for Traveling Families

The Rosedale on Robson is a great spot for families to be comfortable in when visiting the city of Vancouver. Located at 838 Hamilton Street, this hotel offers kids-specific menus, robes, snacks and entertainment. If you want to get out for a Saturday night, the kids can always stay behind and watch movies and make crafts. Rooms also feature bunk beds and you can request crayons and toys from the front desk. Call toll free 800-661-8870 or locally at 604-689-8033. Visit www.rosedaleonrobson.com for more information.

Best for Bed and Breakfast

Book a room at the Barclay House Bed and Breakfast, built in 1904, and wake up to a tasty breakfast every morning. Located at 1351 Barclay Street, this hotel is on a tree-lined street and close to glorious English Bay. It is within walking distance of major attractions such as Stanley Park and English Bay and is a very cozy choice for a visit to Vancouver. Call 604-605-1351 or visit the Web site at www.barclayhouse.com.


Adam Toren

Adam Toren
Adam Toren is born and raised in Vancouver BC and loves everything Vancouver BC has to offer. He loves traveling and exploring new and unique restaurants and places around the world.