Downtown Vancouver hotels can be found throughout the Downtown core and surrounding areas, but do book up quickly during peak tourist times like the summer months of June through September. The best hotels in Downtown Vancouver are relatively pricey, especially if you go upscale on amenities and elegant accommodations. The best way to go about finding at least competitively priced Downtown Vancouver accommodations is to book as far in advance as possible and look for special offerings, which are often times available during the off season months.
The Fairmont Pacific Rim (pictured) ranks among the most enviable of all Downtown Vancouver accommodations. It is located in the center historic port and offers awe-inspiring views of the North Shore Mountains, Coal Harbour, and Stanley Park. This lavish and elegant hotel provides its valued guests with spacious and expertly appointed guestrooms featuring flat-panel televisions, plush bedding and robes, and free wireless Internet access. The amenities are exhaustive, from a rooftop pool with private cabanas, Jacuzzis, an expansive spa, fine dining on the premises, and 24-hour concierge service. Enjoy a culinary masterpiece for dinner at the restaurant or a relaxed drink and snack at the café or bar/lounge. This is one of the most pleasing Downtown Vancouver hotels, both in terms of the quality of the amenities and accommodations, as well as customer service and personal attention.
The Shangri-la Hotel is another of the best hotels in Downtown Vancouver. It is another of the hotels situated in the heart of the Downtown core that offers a virtually limitless array of amenities on top of the gorgeous guestrooms and suites. There are less than 120 accommodations at this 5 Star hotel in Vancouver, meaning that you will be treated to a spacious room with plenty of room to kick back and relax. Each individual guestroom and suite is designed and decorated to accentuate the stunning views of the harbour and mountains available from the terraces and windows. The spa located inside this elegant hotel offers pampered and personalized services and treatments to give guests the ultimate in relaxation. There is a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, spa, and the assistance of a knowledgeable concierge staff at your disposal.
The Sutton Place Hotel is one of the Downtown Vancouver accommodations that effuses elegance and sophistication. The hotel incorporates a European feel into the design and décor of the lobby and the guestrooms and there is a comprehensive array of amenities. You will be pleased with the range of activities in-hotel including dining at the restaurants located onsite, swimming in the pools and enjoying the sprawling spa, or relaxing at the bar/lounge before heading out on the town. The 24-hour concierge staff goes above and beyond to ensure that the Sutton Place Hotel consistently ranks amongst the top Downtown Vancouver hotels. Their services come in very handy when you want to set up a day of skiing or hiking, or make reservations at an exclusive restaurant or club.
A short list of some of the other best hotels in Downtown Vancouver include the Metropolitan Hotel , the Four Seasons, the Fairmont Waterfront, and the Pacific Palisades Hotel.