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Posted March 2, 2011 by Adam Toren in City Guides
 
 

Luxury Hotels in Vancouver

If money is really no object, then you might want to stay at some of the most luxurious hotels in the city. Every hotel is different and has its own design and flavour. From The Fairmont to The Four Seasons, there are luxurious and outstanding hotels all over Vancouver, British Columbia.

Opus Hotel

With 96 units and a location in trendy Yaletown, the Opus Hotel is one of the most posh hotels in Vancouver. If you want to stay at one of the hippest, most luxurious hotels in the city, then this is the place for you. This hotel is in a great area for nightly entertainment, dining and boutique shopping. If you want to get something to eat, try Opus’s Elixir Restaurant that is right beside the Opus Bar. The hotel has its own original style and all of the rooms are carefully designed. Amenities include TV’s, mini bars, hairdryers, coffee makers, air conditioning, robes, and a safe. The suites, showers and baths are very spacious, and there is a little exercise centre on the bottom floor that faces onto the street. There is an eccentric bar off the lobby entrance that fills up with the affluent on weekends, and a business centre available to guests. Available Hotel facilities include dry cleaning, car service, bicycles, room service, concierge, laundry service, bar, restaurant and fitness centre. It is located at 322 Davie Street and you can call toll free 866-642-6787 or locally 604-642-6787. Visit the hotel Web site at www.opushotel.com.

The Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina

Located at 1601 Bayshore Drive, the Westin Bayshore is a treat for travelers heading to Vancouver. It features its own marina for yachting types and it has amazing views of Coal Harbour Marina, Stanley Park, and the north shore mountains. Guest can walk to nearby attractions like Robson Street, Canada Place, the waterfront and the always-hopping downtown. The rooms are quite large and most have balconies. There is a heated pool outside for guests to enjoy and there is another pool indoors along with a fitness centre. Facilities include non-smoking rooms, babysitting services, Jacuzzi, room service, the Seawall Bar and Grill restaurant, shops, a full service spa and a health club. Call toll free 800-937-8461 or locally 604-682-3377. Visit www.westinbayshore.com for more information.

Delta Vancouver Suites

The Delta Vancouver Suites is an all-suite hotel that is much-loved by business travelers who come to Vancouver. It is located at 550 West Hastings Street and is a full-service hotel. It is close to the Harbour Centre lookout and has 226 rooms, a bar, a restaurant, spa services, non-smoking rooms, room service, a business centre, babysitting, concierge service, a health club, an indoor pool and a massage service. This hotel is great for families, as it is in a safe location and is close to attractions and fun activities. Amenities include TV’s, internet access, mini bars, hairdryers, coffee makers, a safe and irons. Call toll free 877-814-7706 or locally 604-689-8188. Visit the hotel Web site at www.deltahotels.com for more information and reservations.

Four Seasons Vancouver

The Four Seasons is one of Vancouver’s best hotels and is located at 791 West Georgia Street. They are known for their amazing service and amenities, as well as their facilities. The lobby is elegant and is situated off a beautiful garden terrace. The rooms are bright in the day and you can see the mountains from various rooms. The hotel boasts a heated pool and a full-service health club. Facilities include a bar, two restaurants, fitness room, room service, car rentals, massage services, concierge, dry cleaning, non-smoking rooms, and babysitting services. With 376 rooms, this hotel is a great choice for people who don’t mind opening their wallets! Call 800-332-3442 or locally at 604-689-9333. Check out www.fourseasons.com for more information.

Granville Island Hotel

Located on the popular tourist attraction Granville Island, the Granville Island Hotel is one of Vancouver’s hidden gems. It sits charmingly on the waterfront of Granville Island and is a prime destination for both families and business travelers. Guests can cross the Granville Bridge and end up downtown in 10 minutes. The hotel is neatly situated in an area full of activities, restaurants, shopping, art galleries and theatres, and the Granville Island Market has festivities every day. The rooms are fairly large, (as are the bathrooms!) and a few of the rooms overlook False Creek so you can see all the colourful Aqua Buses floating by. Facilities include tennis courts, Jacuzzi, sauna, a fitness centre, a business centre, and a dockside restaurant for scenic dining. Their waterfront dining is perfect for a business meeting or event. Call the hotel at 800-663-1840 in Canada and USA, or at 604-683-7373. Visit www.granvilleislandhotel.comfor more information.

Le Soleil Hotel and Suites

Le Soleil is a French boutique-influenced hotel that is located at 567 Hornby Street. It has beautiful chandeliers and lush carpeting; this “sunny” hotel also features 119 beautifully- decorated rooms with Italian marble and satin sofas. Great for a romantic getaway, this hotel features a business centre, great service, concierge services, food and water service for pets, the Copper Chimney restaurant, non-smoking rooms, dry cleaning, room service, daily maid service, an executive boardroom, laundry, meeting rooms, a fitness centre and more. Treat yourself to a luxury hotel stay when you next visit Vancouver. Call 877-632-3030, or locally at 604-632-3000. Visit the hotel at their Web site www.hotellesoleil.com for more information and reservations.

Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver

Situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Metropolitan Hotel is close to everything a traveler could want. With Robson Street only a short walk away, and shopping all around, this hotel is sure to keep its leisure travelers entertained and busy. The bedrooms are spacious and bathrooms boast marble tile, while the beds have cozy duvets and sheets. This hotel was built in 1984 and has been pleasing visitors ever since. Visitors can dine in style at Diva at the Met, one of Canada’s finest restaurants. Facilities include a mini bar, sauna, indoor pool, bar, concierge services, room service, non-smoking rooms, dry cleaning, fitness centre and free Internet access from their lobby area. Call 800-667-2300 or locally at 604-687-1122. Check outwww.metropolitan.com for more information.

Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver

Located within famous tourist attraction Canada Place, this hotel is a perfect place to stay for business and leisure travelers. Visitors can watch as the cruise ships come into the Port of Vancouver or see the float planes crossing overhead. Business travelers can hold a business conference or event in the convention centre. The service is impeccable, and the view of the mountains and downtown is phenomenal. The hotel features two restaurants called Café Pacifica and Five Sails, both of which have exquisite service and cuisine. Other features include a jacuzzi, concierge services, non-smoking floors, room service, fitness centre, Spa Utopia, bar, outdoor pool and much more. Call the hotel at 800-937-1515 or locally at 604-662-8111. Visit the Web site at www.panpacific.com for more information.

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Located at 900 West Georgia Street, the Fairmont has been a landmark to Vancouver for many years. It was built in 1938 and it is situated in the centre of downtown. It is a beautiful hotel decorated delicately with chandeliers, famous paintings, marble floors and silk curtains. The rooms are large and there is a big event area downstairs that is great for business events, weddings and more. With 556 rooms, there is hardly ever a shortage of space. Featuring one of the best restaurants in the city, 900 West is sure to satisfy your appetite while visiting on business or for pleasure. They also have special needs accommodation available upon request. Facilities include an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, car rentals, shops, fitness centre, masseuse services, beauty salon, bar, concierge services and a tour guide desk. 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.

The Sutton Place Hotel

Located at 845 Burrard Street, The Sutton Place Hotel is a great place to stay—everything is within walking distance. It boasts a fancy French restaurant called Flueri, which sees more than its fair share of celebrity patrons, and the European-designed rooms are large and cozy. It is great for business meetings, dining out, business travelers and people wanting a romantic getaway. It is close to the West End, English Bay, Yaletown and the heart of the city, as well as a short 10 to 15-minute walk over the Burrard Bridge to Kitsilano Beach. Features include a sauna, café, fitness centre, spa, dry cleaning, mini bar, hairdryers, a room safe, laundry service, children’s activities, business area and more. Call the hotel at 800-961-7555 or locally at 604-682-5511. Visit www.suttonplace.com for more information.

The Loden Vancouver

This new hotel was built in 2007 and is one the most luxurious places located in the Coal Harbour area, at 1177 Melville Street. It is trendy, and has features amazing colour throughout the hotel. With 77 rooms, 6 suites and a penthouse suite, this hotel is beyond classy. Guests can enjoy dining at Voya, the hotel’s popular restaurant or select from their abundant recreational activities. Featuring 24-hour room service, a fitness centre, concierge services, non-smoking rooms, wireless high-speed Internet access, heated bathroom floors, a bar and much more, this hotel will do nothing but pamper their guests. Visit the hotel Web site atwww.lodenvancouver.com or call toll free at 877-225-6336, or locally at 604-669-5060.

The Wedgewood Hotel

Located at 845 Hornby Street, the Wedgewood Hotel is known for its charming ambiance and romantic getaways. Built in 1964, this hotel has 83 rooms to choose from and the entire hotel has a certain European feel. Visitors can enjoy fine dining at the Bacchus restaurant and then a stroll around the city. Close to everything, this hotel is great for a romantic weekend or for people with high service expectations. This luxury hotel features Internet access, concierge services, a business area, laundry, room service and the Wedgewood Spa. It is a top hotel for business meetings, events and weddings. Call 604-689-7777 or visit the hotel Web site atwww.wedgewoodhotel.com.


Adam Toren

 
Adam Toren
Adam Toren is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com. He is co-author, with his brother Matthew, of Kidpreneurs and Small Business, BIG Vision.