Editor's Picks
Book from ~$123 CAD
Recommended for central location, good value, attentive service, and cleanliness
Location
This hotel is a 5-minute drive or taxi ride or 6-minute walk from the casino. It is located on the same street as the YWCA of Vancouver and there are several restaurants, bars and coffee shops within a 5-minute walk of the hotel. 
Getting Around
The hotel offers a free drop-off shuttle service to access any points of interest within downtown Vancouver, including the casino. The shuttle needs to be booked in advance, but does offer same-day booking. It runs 7 days a week from 7 am to 7 pm.

The closest SkyTrain stop is Stadium-Chinatown, which is a 5-minute walk away, and the closest bus stop is at the corner of Cambie Street and Robson Street, which is a 2-minute walk from the hotel. 
Money-saving
The hotel offers a complimentary bike rental service. There are four bikes available and the service works on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is a 3-hour maximum time limit for the rental. This hotel also offers complimentary wireless Internet in each room and in the hotel's business centre.
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Book from ~$97 CAD
One block from BC Place Stadium, clean rooms with shared bathrooms and kitchens
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 ~$159 CAD
Central location, clean rooms, friendly service, and rooftop hot tub
Location
This hotel is a 6-minute walk or 5-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino. It is located on a street right behind the BC Place Stadium. There is a restaurant, Zachary's, located at the base of the hotel, as well as one across the street. The area directly surrounding the hotel is a mix of other hotels, business and condo buildings and restaurants, bars and coffee shops. 
Getting Around
The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service for drop-offs within downtown Vancouver, including the casino. The shuttle runs daily from 7 am to 7 pm, can be scheduled within the same day, and runs on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

The closest bus stop is at the corner of Cambie Street and Robson Street, which is a 1-minute walk away from the hotel, and the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain Stop is a 5-minute walk away.
Money-saving
This hotel offers several free services, including free breakfast, free water and apples readily available throughout the hotel and free Internet access. There is also a complimentary bike rental service, allowing guests to take one of the four available bikes for a maximum 3-hour period. 
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$92 CAD
Convenient downtown location, but guest concerns about unhelpful service
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 ~$144 CAD
Central location, in-suite kitchens, clean rooms, and comfortable beds
Location
This hotel can be reached from the casino in 9 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by car or taxi. There is a restaurant, Rosie's, on Robson as well as a small grocery and convenience store at the base of the hotel. There are a few restaurants, bars and a Starbucks within a 5-minute walk of the hotel.
Getting Around: Public Transit
The nearest SkyTrain Station is Stadium-Chinatown, which is an 8-minute walk from the hotel, and the closest bus stop is a 1-minute walk away, at the corner of Robson Street and Hamilton Street.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$159 CAD
Central location, friendly service, spacious rooms, but slow elevators
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 ~$168 CAD
Well-liked boutique hotel for upscale rooms, top-notch service, restaurants, outdoor pool
Location
This hotel is a 10-minute walk from the casino or a 5-minute drive or taxi ride away. There is a small shopping centre containing a grocery store, HomeSense and Tim Hortons directly connected to the hotel. The hotel is within a 5-minute walk of many shops along Granville Street. 
Getting Around: Public Transit
The hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Vancouver City Centre SkyTrain Station, and the nearest bus stop is a 2-minute walk away at Seymour Street and Robson Street.
Money-saving
A complimentary bike rental service is available at this hotel. There are two bikes available on a first-come, first-serve basis and there is a maximum 4-hour time limit. Wireless Internet is also free at the hotel.
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Yaletown boutique hotel, well-appointed rooms with modern decor, and good food
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 ~$88 CAD
Centrally located with clean (but small) rooms, friendly service, and good food
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. 
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$81 CAD
Centrally located near the waterfront, with affordable clean rooms, comfy beds and nice staff
Location
This hotel is a 5- to 8-minute taxi ride or drive from the casino. It can also be reached within 15 minutes on foot. There is a book store right beside the hotel and it is across the street from a diner and a restaurant. The area surrounding the hotel is a mix of commercial business buildings and retail spaces. 
Getting Around: Public Transit
The closest SkyTrain Station is the Waterfront Station, which is a 3-minute walk from the hotel, and the nearest bus stop is directly across the street. 

Guests may also want to take the free shuttle between the casino and the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain Station, which is an 8-minute walk from this hotel, in order to shorten the walking distance between the hotel and the casino (by approximately 7 minutes) and save money by avoiding the public transit fare. 
Money-saving
This hotel offers a complimentary continental breakfast weekdays from 6:30 am to 9:30 am and weekends from 6:30 am to 10:30 am. Wireless Internet is also free at the hotel.
Vancouver Casino
Nov 14, 2013
by Danielle T., Editor
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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