This hotel is in Vancouver's West End neighbourhood, about a 7-minute walk from Sunset Beach overlooking English Bay. This hotel is ideal for travellers looking to explore the English Bay area and downtown Vancouver attractions.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and pets are permitted for an additional charge of $20 per night. The hotel offers 198 rooms and suites. All units include free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, a coffeemaker with free coffee, an iron and ironing board, and a TV with pay-per-view movies. In addition to these standard features, suites also include a full kitchen (fridge, freezer, microwave, stove, oven, and sink), cookware and dinnerware, a washer and dryer, and a private balcony.
The on-site restaurant, Moxie's Grill and Bar, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast service begins at 6:30am every day. Room service is also available. Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, a steam room, a heated outdoor pool, pHresh Spa (extra fees apply), a 24-hour business centre, banquet facilities and meeting rooms, concierge services, and dry cleaning (extra fees apply). On-site secured parking is available for an additional fee of $18.75 per night.
Stanley Park (1,000-acre park with hiking and biking trails) is 6 minutes away by car, but may also be accessed on foot via the Seawall trail system (nearest access is an 8-minute walk away). A small passenger ferry to Granville Island (public market and performing arts venues) is 6 minutes away on foot.
The Vancouver Art Gallery is about 5 minutes away by car (or a 15-minute walk), while the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (performing arts venue) is a 7-minute drive from this hotel. The Vancouver Convention Centre is a 10-minute drive from this property.
The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is a 25- to 30-minute drive away, while the Vancouver VIA Rail and Greyhound bus stations are 9 minutes away by car. (Walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Among the reviews used for this analysis, most guests found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions, shopping venues, and restaurants on foot. A few reviewers also specifically mentioned walking to the Rogers Centre for hockey games (25-minute walk).
Several reviewers described pleasant views of the city from their guest rooms. Several guests found the in-suite kitchens well-equipped with the necessary appliances. Several reviewers described their rooms as clean, however this opinion was not shared by all guests (see below for more details).
Reviewers also expressed differing opinions about the customer service they received, but several guests did indicate that they found the staff to be friendly and helpful (see below for more details).
While some guests found their rooms to be clean (as mentioned above) several reviewers described cleanliness inconsistencies. Guests described dusty furnishings and appliances (such as the dresser, coffeemaker, and TV) and dirty carpeting. One reviewer said, "My son had his shoes off in the room and his feet were black in about 10 minutes". Another guest found the housekeeping to be "hit or miss".
Several guests were disturbed in their rooms by traffic noise and a couple of reviewers said that they were disrupted by sounds from neighbouring rooms.
A few reviewers complained that the elevators were slow and that they were often waiting long periods of time for the elevators to arrive.
A few guests described their beds as uncomfortable and a couple of reviewers thought that their guest rooms and bathrooms were small.
Some reviewers also complained about the additional fees for parking ($18.75 per night). A couple of guests thought that the room rates were expensive.
While several guests found the staff to be friendly and helpful (as mentioned above), a few reviewers complained that the front desk was often understaffed and therefore resulted in long waits for service. A couple of guests also complained that their reservations were not correct upon check-in.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5.0, with 91% of 269 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #50 out of 101 properties in Vancouver, based on 352 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.2 out of 5.0, from 185 guest reviews.