Vancouver is a beautiful cosmopolitan city buzzing with life nestled in the lap of the Pacific ocean and the North Shore mountains. Take a stroll through some of the trendy and colorful neighborhoods dabbling with some of the local fare all the while catching a glimpse of the stunning mountains in the distance. A stop at Stanley Park, which borders the downtown core of Vancouver, is a must. Whether it’s to enjoy some of the beautiful viewpoints showcasing the ocean and mountain backdrop or a refreshing walk along the world’s longest uninterrupted seafront path. If you like a little thrill to add to your stay, be sure to visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge combined with the Skyride up Grouse Mountain. For nature lovers, enjoy some of the many exciting trails at your fingertips, from easy walks to more challenging climbs. Take a water taxi to Granville Island to stroll the unique shops, or for the more adventurous at heart, rent a boat and set out on the Pacific ocean enjoying the city views from the water, and if you’re lucky you’ll spot a harbor seal. Finish off your perfect day catching a concert at the iconic Orpheum Theatre or enjoying one of the many restaurants of the vibrant culinary scene. There’s something for every kind of traveler in this heady city of Vancouver that is waiting to be discovered.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
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Best Western Plus Sands is conveniently located in downtown Vancouver, across the street from the beach at English Bay. This contemporary-style establishment is close to popular attractions and offers a comfortable getaway. Find ensuite rooms sporting chic decor complemented by modern conveniences. Accessible rooms and facilities welcome differently abled guests at this property.
Blue Horizon Hotel offers a pleasant stay in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Located on Robson Street, this independent boutique style accommodation is within comfortable walking distance of the finest downtown shopping, dining and recreational destinations.
Century-Plaza Hotel & Spa is superbly located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, within walking distance from Robson Street and Yaletown’s fabulous boutiques, restaurants and cafes. This is a family owned all-suites, strictly non-smoking, pet-friendly hotel.
Hotel Belmont is located in the heart of Vancouver’s nightclub and entertainment zone. This boutique hotel is near Robson Street, the city’s best-known shopping precinct, and Yaletown with its hip restaurants and exclusive fashion stores. This smoke-free, pet-friendly hotel’s interiors feature backlit public areas, geometric floor tiles and patterned corridor walls.
L’Hermitage Hotel is located in the center of downtown Vancouver where all the action is at your doorstep. Walk into a tranquil oasis amid the heart of town, with an elegant outdoor garden and sunny terrace.