There’s lots to choose from in Richmond, good solid hotels with a lower price point.
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Editor's Top 6 Picks

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Book from ~$165 CAD
Highly-recommended new hotel with comfortable rooms near Hwy 99 in south Richmond
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free airport shuttle, free breakfast
  • Most guests complimented the staff for their efficient and helpful service
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's location
  • The hotel's clean and spacious rooms were a source of many compliments
  • Many guests found the hotel quiet
  • Many guests appreciated the hotel's breakfast with hot and cold selections
  • Hotel amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub
Cons
  • A couple of guests found the parking spots small and tight
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Riverport is my pick for great value in Richmond. This is a well-run and quiet hotel, stacked with amenities, that is clean and well-maintained, with comfortable rooms at a very good price. Guests highlighted the free breakfast and airport shuttle, its proximity to restaurants and the professional staff that go above and beyond to serve their customers. They also have a nice outdoor courtyard to relax in, besides an indoor pool and hot tub.
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Book from ~$103 CAD
Richmond airport hotel 8 minutes to YVR with free airport shuttle and nearby SkyTrain stop
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast, free airport shuttle
  • Most guests were pleased with the hotel's value, and appreciated the freebies included
  • The location was described as close to the airport and SkyTrain station
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their rooms, characterizing them as clean, spacious, and comfortable
  • SkyTrain station (Bridgeport) can be reached in 8 minutes on foot
Cons
  • Some guests found the parking lot too small and busy
  • A couple reviewers were disappointed the business centre does not include a printer
Days Inn is closer to downtown Richmond and the Vancouver airport, and is also a well-run hotel and my pick for good value. Guests of this hotel have the added benefit of being able to access the SkyTrain to Vancouver within a short walk. Rooms have mini-fridges and flat screen TVs, and guests say they are clean, spacious and comfortable. Guests can take the free airport shuttle to the Vancouver airport and enjoy the hotel’s free continental breakfast with fresh waffles.
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Book from ~$150 CAD
Vancouver hotel near SkyTrain and airport (7 min) with free shuttle and free parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: airport shuttle, Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking
  • The rooms were enjoyed by several lodgers, and described as clean and quiet, with comfortable beds
  • Many guests enjoyed the friendly, helpful and courteous staff at the hotel
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the SkyTrain, a 5-minute walk and the airport, a 7-minute drive
  • Many guests liked the hotel's free breakfast
  • Several reviewers said the free airport shuttle service was prompt and added value to their stay
Cons
  • A couple of guests said the hotel is ready for some updates
  • Although there are restaurants in the vicinity, a couple of guests complained that there were not many restaurants in the area near the hotel
The Hampton is my luxury choice for Richmond. The rooms are warm and inviting with beds you want to dive into, the bathrooms are spacious and modernly designed. There’s a complimentary buffet breakfast ready for you in the morning and an airport shuttle to help you catch your plane on time, cost and hassle free. There’s Japanese dining next door and Italian a 3-minute walk from the hotel. Wi-Fi and parking are included.
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Book from ~$364 CAD
Vancouver airport hotel 4 min to YVR with free shuttle, restaurant and heated outdoor pool
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and wired Internet, free airport shuttle
  • Most guests found the staff to be friendly and pleasant, with excellent customer service
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their rooms, describing them as clean and comfortable
  • The 24-hour shuttle service was a source of many compliments
Cons
  • Some guests were disappointed with the added cost of parking, and the price of the food at the on-site restaurants
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Book from ~$559 CAD
Vancouver airport hotel on site at YVR with a mechanized lap pool, restaurant and lounge 
Pros
  • Guests typically enjoyed clean, quiet and comfortable rooms
  • Many thought the meals on site were very good and reasonably priced
  • Many found the location ideal for accessing flights
  • Many found the staff friendly and accommodating
Cons
  • Wi-Fi is $14.95 including tax per 24 hours
  • Self-parking is $20 and valet parking is $28.50 per night
  • Many were disappointed in extra Wi-Fi charges
  • Many felt the hotel was overpriced
  • Lack of bathroom privacy a complaint of some guests
  • Rooms in need of a refresh according to some
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Book from ~$168 CAD
Popular Vancouver airport hotel 6 min to YVR with free shuttle, indoor pool and comfy rooms
Pros
  • Wi-Fi is free to SPG guests (guests can sign up for free at check-in)
  • Free airport shuttle and dogs stay free
  • Most guests praised their rooms, describing them as clean, quiet and beautiful
  • Many reviewers found the staff welcoming and efficient
  • The hotel's gym, shuttle service and pool were complimented by several lodgers
Cons
  • Self-parking is $19 and valet parking is $27 per night
  • Wi-Fi is $12.95 per day for non members
  • Some guests felt the hotel was too far away from the SkyTrain

4 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in Richmond

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Book from ~$119 CAD
Vancouver airport hotel 5 min to YVR with free breakfast, free parking and free shuttle
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, airport shuttle, parking
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Many guests liked the personable and accommodating staff of this hotel
  • Many guests were pleased with hotel's proximity to the airport (10 minute drive), public transit, good restaurants & shopping
  • Some guests enjoyed the setting of the hotel on Minoru Park with pond which allowed for walks and runs
  • Some guests enjoyed balconies overlooking the park
  • Many guests were appreciative of this hotel's lower price point
Cons
  • Some guests complained of dated rooms, but some also ackknowledged that the hotel was being updated
  • There were mixed opinions about the free continental breakfast, some saying it lacked selection and others saying it was good
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Book from ~$184 CAD
4-min. drive from YVR, free airport shuttle service, guests found clean rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free airport shuttle, free parking and free local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the airport by car or shuttle
  • A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • A couple of reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool and hot tub
  • A couple of guests found the beds comfortable
Cons
  • Several guests found the room interiors dated and in need of upgrades
  • A couple of reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke in the halls
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Book from ~$106 CAD
Good value airport hotel in Richmond 10 min to YVR with free: shuttle, parking & breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, underground parking, 24-hour airport shuttle, local calls
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's affordable rates and good value
  • The location was well liked, near to the airport, train, public transit, mall shopping, park and restaurants
  • The free breakfast was appreciated for being satisfying and good quality
  • Many found the airport shuttle service efficient
  • The hotel's staff were pleasing for their friendly and knowledgeable service
Cons
  • A few guests missed having electrical plugs near to the desk
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$125 CAD
Richmond hotel 8 min to YVR with free shuttle, free parking, indoor pool & restaurant 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, parking, airport shuttle
  • Guests liked the location for it proximity to the airport, restaurants, bus and SkyTrain
  • Good value according to guests
  • Moxies restaurant well liked by guests
  • Rooms were updated, clean and comfortable said guests
  • Staff were pleasant and accommodating
  • Wi-Fi rated as very good by reviewers overall
Cons
  • A few guests felt the hotel was still somewhat dated and needed better cleaning
  • A few guests complained of noise disturbances from the street traffic and from guests

Tips For Staying In Richmond

Choosing A Hotel in Richmond

Quick Summary of Most Popular Areas
Downtown Richmond: where you'll find countless restaurants as well as some very popular Chinese-style malls for excellent bargain hunting and unique items
Vancouver Airport: located very close to the downtown core, it is a central hub for Vancouver and surrounding cities
Steveston: historic fishing village that hosts an annual salmon BBQ


What Richmond is all about
Richmond is like the little brother to the good looking, athletic Vancouver and harbours intense resentment because it will never be as 'special' in the eyes of mom and dad. But don't rule it out, Richmond is a nice place to visit (and only 15km away from Vancouver). Richmond is a coastal city that overlooks the Strait of Georgia and has a rich fishing history. Richmond is also home to the Vancouver Airport, which is a central hub to Vancouver and Burnaby.

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What to eat in Richmond
There is a wide variety of restaurants from all sorts of ethnic backgrounds to try, however with the population of Richmond being roughly 50% Asian, you can be sure there are a lot of choices for some great Asian cuisine. The Asian centre of the city is known as The Golden Village which is home to "Food Street" (officially known as Alexandre Street) containing over 200 restaurants. You can find everything from Thai, Viet, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian and Taiwanese.


Steveston Historic Village
Many flock to Richmond for the Steveston Salmon Festival which is basically one giant salmon BBQ to celebrate the fishing heritage of the city. The Steveston Historic Fishing Village, home to many historic sites and shops, provides visitors with a unique glimpse of the west coast fishing industry and is only about 7km southwest of the downtown core.


Surrounding Area
Being less 15km south of Vancouver means visitors are never too far away from one of Canada's largest and most popular cities.

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