Editor's Top 10 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$135 CAD
Good value downtown Vancouver hotel with air-conditioned, updated rooms & rooftop terrace
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, updated and comfortable according to guests
  • Staff were knowledgeable and helpful said guests
  • Location was an easy walk to restaurants and shops and short drive to attractions
  • White Spot restaurant was well liked for quality and price
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good by guests overall
  • Good value at this hotel, according to guests
Cons
  • Underground parking is $20 per night
  • Noise from other rooms could be heard through doors
  • Some guests found their rooms a little small
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Book from ~$299 CAD
Popular downtown Vancouver hotel with indoor pool, great views and suites with kitchen
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and spacious
  • Many reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring downtown attractions on foot
  • Several reviewers said that they were likely to stay at this hotel again in the future
Cons
  • Many guests thought that the furnishings and decor were in need of upgrades
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the in-room kitchen appliances were in need of replacing
  • Parking is $21.60 including tax
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Book from ~$182 CAD
Central location, clean rooms, friendly service, and rooftop hot tub
Pros
  • Free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free drop-off shuttle service, free bicycle rentals, and free bottled water
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests indicated that they were likely to stay at this hotel again in the future
  • Several reviewers mentioned that the rooftop hot tub area provided pleasant views of the city
Cons
  • Several guests complained that the dining room for the free breakfast was frequently crowded
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Book from ~$174 CAD
Highly praised boutique hotel in downtown Vancouver with restaurant, bar & free breakfast
Pros
  • Free made-to-order full hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free local and worldwide long distance calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-appointed
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and professional service
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring downtown Vancouver on foot
  • Several guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent
  • Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast
Cons
  • A few guests were disturbed in their rooms by traffic noise
  • A couple of reviewers described their rooms as small
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Book from ~$141 CAD
Central location, in-suite kitchens, clean rooms, and comfortable beds
Pros
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and their beds as comfortable
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions
  • Many guests found the in-suite kitchens to be an added convenience
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • A couple of guests thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • A few reviewers described the parking facility as small and cramped
  • A few guests thought that the in-room furnishings were dated
  • A few guests described the in-suite air conditioners as loud and disruptive
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Book from ~$232 CAD
Highly praised downtown Vancouver hotel with outdoor pool and suites with kitchen & balcony
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local calls, free bicycle rentals
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive service
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Several guests described the bathrooms as spacious
Cons
  • Valet parking is $25 per night
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Book from ~$95 CAD
Cozy boutique hotel in Vancouver's downtown with modern amenities and free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to downtown and public transit
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their helpful and knowledgeable service
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
Cons
  • The hotel's lack of elevator was a challenge for a few lodgers
  • A few guests complained of small rooms and no air conditioning
  • Parking is 18.90 per night (includes taxes)
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Book from ~$146 CAD
Highly praised and elegant downtown Vancouver hotel with restaurant and free area shuttle
Pros
  • Free drop-off shuttle service to downtown destinations, free Wi-Fi, free bicycle rentals, and free turn-down service
  • Many guests complimented the staff for their friendly and attentive service
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Several reviewers described their beds as comfortable
  • A few guests praised the good food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A few guests complained about the parking fees ($19 per 24 hours)
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Book from ~$105 CAD
Downtown Vancouver hotel in heritage building with clean rooms, free breakfast & free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing downtown and waterfront attractions on foot
  • Many reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Several reviewers thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
  • Beds were comfortable according to guests
Cons
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as small
  • Several guests thought that the neighbourhood surrounding the hotel was unsafe
  • Valet parking is $32.50 plus tax per night
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Book from ~$139 CAD
Highly praised downtown Vancouver all-suite hotel near Gastown with free Wi-Fi & city views
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free breakfast, free evening hors d'oeuvres (Signature Suites only)
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and well-maintained
  • Several guests described their beds as comfortable
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the room decor appeared dated
  • Self parking ranges from $28-$33 and valet parking is $37 per night including tax

5 Other Hotels Close to Vancouver Casino

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Book from ~$96 CAD
One block from BC Place Stadium, clean rooms with shared bathrooms and kitchens
Pros
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • A few reviewers appreciated the common kitchen areas for preparing meals
Cons
  • A few guests found their rooms to be small
  • A few reviewers thought that the interior decor was somewhat dated
  • A few guests complained about paying additional fees for Wi-Fi ($6 per 24 hours)
Location
This hotel is a 5-minute drive or taxi ride, or a 7-minute walk, from the casino. It shares a street with the Georgian Court Hotel and the area directly surrounding the hotel consists of office buildings and condos as well as a few bars, coffee shops and restaurants within a 5-minute walk. 
Getting Around: Public Transit
The Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain Station is a 3-minute walk from the hotel, and the closest bus stop is also a 3-minute walk away, at the corner of Cambie Street and Georgia Street.
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Book from ~$100 CAD
Good value downtown Vancouver hotel near Rogers Arena with indoor pool and restaurant
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing Vancouver attractions on foot
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as clean
  • Several guests complimented the food quality at the on-site restaurant
  • A few reviewers thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • Many guests found the front desk agents to be disinterested and unhelpful
  • Several guests described their rooms as small
  • A few reviewers complained about a lack of hot water in their bathrooms
  • A few reviewers thought that the decor needed updating
  • Parking is $22 per night (plus tax)
Location
This hotel is a 9-minute walk or 5-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino. It is directly across the street from the CBC Radio building and down the street from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. There are several restaurants and bars within a 5-minute walk of the hotel. 
Getting Around: Public Transit
The closest bus stop is across the street from the hotel, at the corner of Cambie Street and Georgia Street. The Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain Station is a 5-minute walk away. Guests staying at this hotel may want to take advantage of the free shuttle that runs to the Stadium-Chinatown Station and walk to the hotel from there.
Money-saving
Wireless Internet is complimentary throughout the hotel. 
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$197 CAD
Central location, friendly service, spacious rooms, but slow elevators
Pros
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing shopping destinations and sports venues on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as clean and spacious
  • Several guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • A few reviewers thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • Many reviewers described the elevators as slow
  • A few guests had difficulty maintaining a comfortable in-room temperature
  • A few reviewers thought that the in-room furnishings were dated and in need of upgrades
Location
This hotel is 5 minutes from the casino by car or taxi or 9 minutes away on foot. It is located across the street from the Vancouver Public Library and is beside The Centre for Performing Arts Theatre. There is a liquor store at the base of the hotel and several sit-down and take-out restaurants within a 5-minute walk in any direction, including Starbucks, A&W and Tim Hortons.
Getting Around: Public Transit
The closest SkyTrain station is a 6-minute walk away at Vancouver City Centre Station, and the nearest bus station is a 1-minute walk away at Robson Street and Hamilton Street. 
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$233 CAD
Highly praised Vancouver-Yaletown boutique hotel with trendy decor and hi-tech amenities
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, welcome beverage, iPad, local calls, long distance calls, luxury car service to downtown, mountain bike rentals, shoe shine, pet stays
  • Guests felt the location was perfect for accessing Yaletown restaurants, the SkyTrain, the waterfront and Gastown
  • Staff was considered impeccable by many guests
  • Guests typically loved the rooms and found them to be clean and comfortable
  • Several guests enjoyed dining on site
Cons
  • A few guests described their rooms as small
  • Valet parking is $39 per night (including tax)
Location
This hotel is a 2-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino or a 12- to 14-minute walk away. There is a cafe at the base of the hotel and several other cafes, as well as sit-down and take-out restaurants, within a 5-minute walk of the hotel. David Lam Park, which offers views of False Creek, can be reached within 5 minutes on foot. 
Getting Around
This hotel offers a complimentary chauffeur car service for drop-offs within downtown Vancouver, including the casino, and is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Yaletown-Roundhouse SkyTrain Station is less than a 1-minute walk away from the hotel. The closest bus stop is directly across the street from the hotel. 
Money-saving
Complimentary services at this hotel include free shoeshine, free wireless Internet access and a free drink upon check-in. iPads are available in every room for Internet browsing and may even be taken off site to use while exploring downtown Vancouver.

There is a complimentary bike service that may be requested on a first-come, first-serve basis. The hotel has four bikes available and there is no time limit on the rental.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$104 CAD
Older downtown Vancouver hotel near transit with restaurant, wine bar and free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local calls, and free long-distance calls (North American phone numbers)
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring downtown on foot
  • The staff were frequently described as friendly and helpful
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and well-appointed
  • Several guests enjoyed meals at the restaurants on site
Cons
  • Parking is $14 plus tax per night
  • A few reviewers complained about weak water pressure in the bathrooms
  • Some guests complained of noise transfer from inside and outside of the hotel
  • Some guests found a musty odour at the hotel
  • Some guests had difficulty adjusting the in-room temperature
  • A few guests complained about a slow and old elevator
Location
This hotel is a 6-minute drive or taxi ride, or 13-minute walk, from the casino. There is a wine bar, restaurant and liquor store all at the base of the hotel, and the area directly surrounding the hotel is a mix of condos and retail spaces. There are many shops and restaurants along Granville Street, which are all within a 5-minute walk of the hotel. 
Getting Around: Public Transit
The Vancouver City Centre SkyTrain station is a 6-minute walk from the hotel, and the nearest bus stop is a 2-minute walk away at Granville Street and Smithe Street. 
Money-saving
Complimentary wireless Internet is available at the hotel. 

Tips For Staying Near Vancouver Casino

Location
Edgewater Casino is located in downtown Vancouver on the waterfront of False Creek. It is located close to the Yaletown neighbourhood of Vancouver and is surrounded by the larger stadiums of the city, including the BC Place Stadium, Plaza of Nations and the Rogers Arena.
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Parking
Surface, underground and valet parking are all free at the casino.
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Getting Around: Walking
The heart of downtown Vancouver is a 20-minute walk away from the casino, and many of the neighbourhoods of central Vancouver, including Yaletown, Gastown and Chinatown, can be accessed on foot within 15 to 20 minutes.
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Getting Around: Biking
Downtown Vancouver is very bike-friendly and has convenient bike lanes for getting around. Several of the hotels located closest to the casino offer a complimentary bike rental with an average of a 3-hour rental period. 

The closest place to the casino to rent a bicycle is JV Bike, which is a 7-minute walk away, however, there are several bike rental stores within the general area of the casino. Rates for a rental vary, but an average is around $10 per hour or $40 to $45 per day. 

***NOTE*** It's important to check the rules of the road concerning biking in Vancouver, as it is highly regulated and could cost you fines for not wearing a helmet or riding on the sidewalk etc.
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Getting Around: Free Shuttle
The casino runs a complimentary shuttle service to the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain Station and to the corner of Keefer Street and Colombia Street in Chinatown. The bus runs 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, except for three half-hour long intermissions throughout the day at 11 am to 11:30 am, 7 pm to 7:30 pm and 3 am to 3:30 am. 
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Getting Around: Public Transit
There are several methods of public transit available in Vancouver, including bus, ferry and SkyTrain, a rapid transit system. The closest bus stop to the casino is located outside of the Rogers Arena, about a 4-minute walk away. The closest SkyTrain Station is the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain, which is an approximate 9-minute walk away. The Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain may also be accessed by the shuttle bus run by the casino, as noted above. The Plaza of Nations Ferry, serving False Creek, is a 4-minute walk from the casino.

A one-way fare on the bus or SkyTrain within Vancouver costs $2.75 and is valid for 90 minutes, meaning you can hop off and back on transit within the 90-minute time frame. Transit schedules will vary depending on the route and method of transit, and the full schedule can be found on TransLink's website.
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Getting Around
The recommended taxi company at the casino is Black Top Cabs. This cab company does not offer a flat rate, however, the average cost of a ride from any of the closest hotels to the casino will be approximately $5 to $10. 

Guests using Black Top Cabs may request a receipt from the driver that can then be presented to Guest Services at the casino and redeemed for $5 worth of slot play. 
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Dining
The casino has one restaurant and one bar and lounge.

Splash Bistro serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and a variety of food types, including international cuisine, sandwiches, steak and a noodle bar. The bistro has an outdoor patio with views of the waterfront and also serves food orders directly to the gaming floor. This restaurant is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Vue Bar and Lounge is situated in the corner on the gaming floor and serves beer, wine and cocktails, as well as a full menu, including lighter fare and full meals. The hours of operation are Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 2 am and Friday and Saturday from 12 pm to 3 am.
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Entertainment
Gaming

Edgewater Casino houses over 500 slot machines, over 60 table games and a poker room.

Events

The casino holds concerts and shows at its Stadium Club.
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