North Vancouver has a good selection of hotels to choose from with reasonable room rates, most of the hotels having earned good ratings. In my search for optimized value, I compared prices against offerings while considering guest opinion.

The beauty of staying in North Van is that you can access downtown Vancouver over the Lions Gate Bridge in just under 15 minutes by car, or in about 25 minutes by bus and avoid the expensive downtown prices for a room.

Also guests should be aware that a lot of the less costly hotels in downtown Vancouver don’t have air conditioning, whereas in North Van, they do. Sounds like the best of both worlds, especially if you consider that the neighbourhood in North Vancouver is much more residential and peaceful, offering a better nighttime atmosphere for sleeping.

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Editor's Top 5 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$195 CAD
Quiet and clean North Vancouver hotel with kitchenettes and outdoor pool
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast
  • Most guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the area's tourist attractions and the Trans-Canada
  • The staff and management were complimented by several reviewers
  • Many lodgers gave positive feedback about the hotel's free breakfast
Cons
  • A few reviewers complained about noise transfer between rooms and highway traffic noise
  • A couple of guests expressed disappointment that there was no elevator to the second floor
The North Vancouver Hotel is my pick for a lower priced stay in North Van. It’s a basic, motel-style accommodation that provides good value. It offers friendly service, clean, well-equipped and air-conditioned rooms and a well-liked free hot breakfast. I like that all rooms come fitted with microwaves and mini-fridges; this is a big plus for chilling beer and wine, or eating in sometimes and a wonderful benefit for young families. It's only a 14-minute drive to the heart of downtown Vancouver and parking is free for those guests staying with cars. If you are looking to save money on your hotel stay, this is a good choice. Other hotels in the area with similar ratings are quite a jump in price.

This property is located close to public transit with a bus stop about a 1-minute walk from the property and it also has good access to the Trans-Canada Hwy which is only a minute's drive away. There are several restaurants along Marine Drive about a 5-minute walk from the hotel, including popular choices such as Earls and Denny's.

Guests can enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool or rent a bicycle from the hotel to explore the area. Besides free local calling, the hotel offers free gym and pool passes to Steve Nash Fitness World. There's no elevator to the second floor, so guests not able or wanting to climb stairs should reserve a room on the first level.

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Book from ~$168 CAD
Comfy North Vancouver hotel in a well-liked location with free breakfast and free parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Most guests were pleased with the hotel's location, describing it as close to attractions, downtown Vancouver, and Hwy 1
  • Friendly and helpful staff, according to many guests
  • Many enjoyed the complimentary breakfast and felt it added overall value to their stay
  • Many guests thought the hotel offered good value
  • Many found the rooms to be clean, basic but comfortable
  • Guest rooms were renovated in 2013
Cons
  • Guests said the hotel was old, and most were referring to the exterior
  • A few guests said the bathrooms needed updating
  • No elevator to the second floor
The Comfort Inn and Suites comes highly recommended by its guests and is my pick for one of the best values in North Van. It was recently renovated in 2013 and if you can get a room between $80 and $115, it’s a very good buy. There is parking, Wi-Fi and a well-liked free hot and cold breakfast thrown in for free as well, definitely adding much value for that price.

It’s located just down the street from the North Vancouver Hotel on Capilano Road near to Marine Drive in an excellent location, close to all amenities, highways and downtown Vancouver as well as the attractions and city centre of North Vancouver.

Rooms are air conditioned here as well, clean and inviting with all the standard amenities. The hotel also has an outdoor pool plus a hot tub and free access to an outstanding facility for work outs and swimming at Fitness World, about a 3-minute walk from this hotel. The hotel is a walk up with no elevator to the second storey.

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Book from ~$91 CAD
Good value hotel in North Vancouver with spacious rooms and free passes to Fitness World
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free local calls
  • The location was praised by many, who described it as close to local attractions and highway access
  • Many guests found the beds comfortable and the rooms spacious and clean
  • Many guests appreciated the value offered by this hotel
Cons
  • A few guests felt a complimentary breakfast should have been included and complained about the restaurant prices
  • A couple of guests complained about limited parking spaces
  • No elevator access to second level
Delivering a good bang for the buck, the Best Western Capilano Inn & Suites is my third choice for value in North Vancouver. The rooms have been updated, are air conditioned, spacious and inviting with modern bedding. Guest reviews reveal that guests liked the rooms and found the beds comfy and many found the hotel to offer good value.

Although it offers free Wi-Fi and parking, there’s no free breakfast here (you’ll have to suffer through De Dutch Pannekoek House* on site—just kidding), and not all the rooms come with mini-fridge and microwave. Guests do get free passes to the nearby Fitness World which is a comprehensive fitness centre complete with indoor pool, tanning section and a spa, and there's an outdoor pool with sun deck at the hotel, but no elevator.

The hotel is located in the same excellent area as the above hotels, just down the street from the Comfort Inn with gas station, shopping and dining nearby. Guests can also enjoy the area attractions, Grouse Mountain for skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer, about a 9-minute drive from the hotel and Capilano Suspension Bridge
, a 3-minute drive away.

*De Dutch Pannekoek House offers delicious specialty pancakes, although you may want to check out the prices first before you sit down, as some guests have complained about expensive prices. If it's too costly for your budget, the nearby Denny's may fit the bill for breakfast.
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Book from ~$233 CAD
North Vancouver-Lonsdale hotel near Sea Bus with restaurant, water views & jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests enjoyed their accommodations, and found them comfortable, clean and spacious
  • The staff was described by several as friendly and helpful
  • Guests found the location convenient in relation to the SeaBus Terminal, shops, restaurants, and attractions
Cons
  • Parking is $12 per day
  • Some guests had difficulty locating the hotel and its parking
  • A few reviewers had complaints of noise from adjacent rooms and the shipyard
  • A couple guests found the layout of the furniture to be inconvenient
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Book from ~$305 CAD
Highly praised North Vancouver hotel with harbourfront views, restaurant and indoor pool
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, bicycle rentals, local calls, newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers described pleasant views of the harbour from their rooms
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the location ideal for exploring the downtown area on foot and for accessing the Vancouver ferry
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A couple of guests thought that the menu prices at the on-site restaurant were expensive
  • Parking is $15 plus tax per night

3 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in North Vancouver

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Book from ~$129 CAD
Budget hotel in North Vancouver with outdoor pool and free breakfast but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free parking, free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring the area by car
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several guests complimented the front desk agents for their friendly service
  • Several reviewers found their beds to be comfortable
Cons
  • A few guests complained about noise disturbances from neighbouring rooms
  • A couple of reviewers found the Wi-Fi service unreliable
  • Many guests complained of a musty smell at the hotel
  • Some guests said the rooms were dated and in need of renovation and repair
  • Guests complained that the food at the free breakfast ran out too quickly
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Charming European-style B&B in North Vancouver near trails and transit with stunning views
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers described pleasant city views from their rooms
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their welcoming service
  • The food at the free breakfast was frequently praised by guests
  • Several guests found their rooms to be well appointed
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Book from ~$215 CAD
Highly praised & pet-friendly North Vancouver hotel with indoor pool and kitchenettes
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, kids under 12 eat free
  • Most guests were pleased with the location of the hotel in relation to the highway and tourist attractions
  • Many reviewers complimented their rooms on their spaciousness, cleanliness, and amenities
  • Some praised the views from their rooms
  • Guests liked the hotel's proximity to walking trails and parks
  • The staff was praised by several lodgers for being well trained and friendly
  • Guests loved the beds at this hotel
  • Several guests enjoyed meals on site and liked the selection offered