Vancouver is an incredibly diverse city in many aspects, from the residents that live there to the food, arts and music scene. However, if you’re a resident, you probably already know that! While it’s always fun to travel to new places and see new things, sometimes its easiest or best to stay closer to home, which is the base idea of the staycation. With so many things to see in Vancouver, even long-time residents probably haven’t seen everything there is see. Spend some time in beautiful Stanley Park or head over to Robson Street for some excellent shopping opportunities. Your staycation in Vancouver, Canada, is guaranteed a great start when you choose a great hotel, and the listings below won’t disappoint. Read on to learn about the top staycation spots in Vancouver, Canada.
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Stay at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver and you may just choose to stay at the hotel during your staycation! Floor-to-ceiling windows greet you upon entering your suite, where you’ll have more than enough room to stretch out and get comfortable. Hyatt has an on-site restaurant, Mosaic Bar and Grill, which is open and ready to serve you for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a bar, Grain Tasting Bar, for your evening cocktail delight. There is also a Starbucks just off the lobby, perfect for grabbing a cup of coffee as you head off in the morning to start your day. Enjoy close proximity to such places as the Pacific Center Mall and the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Address: 655 Burrard Street
Price: from 128 USD
Outdoor pool (all year) Dry cleaning Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Heating Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Swimming pool Family rooms
With a multitude of room styles available, the EXchange Hotel Vancouver is sure to keep you comfortable for the duration of your staycation. The suites here are spacious and vibrantly colored, with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi available. You’ll be staying close to such attractions as Waterfront Centre Mall Vancouver and Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre, and have quick access to the Waterfront Skytrain Station. Another perk of staying at EXchange is that they are pet-friendly, so be sure to bring your four-legged friend to enjoy your staycation fun!
The Four Seasons offers its guests a conveniently central location with wonderful amenities you would expect under the name. Spacious guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase fantastic views of the city in addition to flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and large desks. Grab a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant, Yew, or enjoy a glass of wine at the Yew Bar. Start your day off with a complimentary breakfast of coffee, tea and pastries before hitting the town. Come back early and take a dip in the swimming pool or relax in the hot tub.
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
Address: 791 West Georgia Street
Stay in Vancouver’s beautiful waterfront in Pan Pacific Vancouver and enjoy spectacular views of the harbor and mountains beyond. Pan Pacific offers its guests access to a wellness spa, outdoor heated pool and hot tub, all of which are great ways to unwind during your staycation. Satisfy your hunger on-site with an Asian-inspired restaurant, Oceans 999, and grab a cocktail after dinner at Coal Harbor Bar, which features a lovely outdoor terrace.
A perfect staycation awaits you at the Executive Hotel Le Soleil. Enjoy kicking your legs up in your spacious suite that includes a Keurig, fridge and fully stocked minibar. Downstairs, you can indulge in some delicious Indian food at The Copper Chimney Restaurant or grab a drink from the hotel’s on-site bar. Guests of the hotel also have use of the hotel’s cardio room, and they can get a reduced entry fee for the YWCA located next door. When staying here, you’ll be within easy walking distance of the Nordstrom Pacific Centre as well as the Waterfront Centre Mall Vancouver.
With rooms featuring beautiful views of Vancouver Bay, you’re guaranteed to have a marvelous staycation when you stay at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. If the views don’t convince you, some of the other amenities at the hotel surely will; head up to the rooftop pool area, where you can enjoy a swim, relax in the hot tub or hang out by one of several fire pits. Delicious dining options are at your fingertips as well; with three on-site restaurants, you have plenty to choose from when you get a bit peckish. Japanese fare is available at The Lobby Lounge and RawBar, which serves lunch and dinner and has live music nightly, while Giovane cafe + eatery features fine Italian food. 24-hour in-room dining is also available, perfect for when you want to eat in the comfort of your suite.
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Address: 1038 Canada Place Way
Price: from 252 USD
Private parking Parking Heated pool WiFi Business centre Spa and wellness centre Thermometers for guests provided by property Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
The Shangri-La Hotel comes highly rated and offers its guests a stellar location amidst some of the best luxury shopping and art-filled galleries in Vancouver. Relax in your room that comes equipped with a flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee machine and mini-bar or enjoy swimming in the hotel’s outdoor pool. Seasonal delights are available at the on-site restaurant, Market by Jean-Georges, or set out on foot, where you’ll find plenty of delicious fares to assuage your hunger. Shangri-La also has its own branded spa, CHI, The Spa, where you can indulge in a bit of self-pampering.
Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver
Address: 1128 West Georgia Street
WiFi available in all areas Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Fax/photocopying Designated smoking area Parking WiFi Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Cashless payment available
A world of fun is available to you within the DOUGLAS, making it a fantastic option for your Vancouver staycation. Suites range from a standard-sized room decked out with comfortable elegance to apartment-style luxury suites. The wonderful rooms at DOUGLAS are just the beginning; the hotel features a whopping eight different on-site restaurants and lounges, giving you plenty of options when you start feeling a bit of hunger. Head up to the rooftop, where you’ll find a large outdoor park to relax in, or visit the hotel’s casino and try your hand at lady luck. Should you actually decide to leave the hotel, you’ll be ideally located in Vancouver’s downtown area, putting you in close range of great shopping and dining opportunities.
the DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection
Address: 45 Smithe Street
Private parking Security alarm All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Bar Shared lounge/TV area Parking Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Non-smoking rooms
Experience the best staycation at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, which is located near many great places for you to rediscover, or fall in love with for the first time. Rosewood is only a five-minute walk from excellent shopping on Robson Street, or about a five-minute drive from Stanley Park and all the attractions available there, including the Vancouver Aquarium and plenty of beach access. Inside the hotel, you’ll find plenty to love as well, including an indoor pool, spa and on-site eateries. Guests can also enjoy the use of the hotel’s courtesy car for trips downtown, depending on availability.
Enjoy the simple elegance of the suites at Sutton Place for the ultimate Vancouver staycation experience. Guests can indulge in a spa experience at the on-site Vida Spa, with available services including massage, facials and body wraps. Seafood lovers will want to visit the on-site restaurant, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, and stop by the Sutton Place Wine Merchant for a bottle of your favorite wine to take back to your suite at the end of the evening.
The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
Address: 845 Burrard Street
Price: from 333 USD
Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Air conditioning Heating Internet services 24-hour front desk Safety deposit box Special diet menus (on request) Swimming pool
Reacquaint yourself with lovely Vancouver
Stay local on your next vacation and enjoy what’s in your figurative backyard. The first step of planning a successful staycation to pick a hotel that suits your preferences; any of the above hotels are sure to have everything you need to enjoy touring your hometown of Vancouver, Canada!
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