A Weekend Getaway in Vancouver: Where to Stay

Vancouver is one of the largest and most beautiful cities throughout Canada. Although it is a modern cosmopolitan city, Vancouver has also preserved its history and architecture in notable museums, monuments and buildings. Offering breathtaking scenery of both the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountain Range, it is no wonder that Vancouver is a popular destination for discerning travelers.

There are several world-class hotels from which to choose when you plan your visit to this magical city.


Loden Hotel


is a slick glass tower located in the Coal Harbor neighborhood. In a city that is well known for its awe-inspiring views, this hotel has the best on offer. The luxurious Halo Suite has a wraparound terrace that offers unparalleled panoramic views of the mountains.

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The Loden manages that wonderful balance of offering 5-star services without being pretentious. Voya restaurant offers fine French cuisine in an elegant setting.

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Fairmont Pacific Rim


can be found in Vancouver’s historic port and financial district. The hotel’s plan, décor and cuisine all represent the best of the Pacific Rim.

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Some of the luxurious hotel suites in Vancouver are to be found here. Warm natural materials and comfortable furnishings combine with extravagant appointments and state of the art technology.

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The Fairmont Pacific Rim has extensive facilities, including ORU restaurant, a multimedia centre and an expansive conference space.

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Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver


occupies the lower floors of an impressive skyscraper. Many of the spacious suites have balconies with great views of the street-life below. Modern furnishings are complimented with natural materials and Asian influences.

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State of the art technology is evident everywhere, from curtains and blinds that are remote-controlled from your bedside to luxurious bathrooms featuring mirror-mounted LCD screens and multi-head showers.

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Emma Flemming

As well as being a contributing writer for LuxeInACity, Emma is a teacher, freelance writer and has her own blog. She has four university degrees and qualifications in English, Psychology and Education. Over the years Emma has enjoyed travelling to and experiencing luxury in several countries. Apart from travelling and writing, her interests lie in art, yoga and trying out new dining hotspots. Emma lives in South Africa and when she is not writing, can be found scuba-diving in the Indian Ocean.