9 Best Boutique Hotels in Vancouver
Smaller, independently operated hotels are common in Vancouver. Some are luxury establishments with all the amenities of large chain hotels and more. Some are styled to satisfy the needs of special guests such as those who wish to self-cater or those who delight in artistically designed environments.
Want to live like a local in downtown Vancouver with your very own apartment just minutes away from Stanley Park and the Pacific Ocean? The Times Square Suites is an apartment hotel with a variety of accommodation configurations. Some suites have a fireplace, some have a kitchenette and all have a balcony.
This hotel is located very close to the Inner Harbour and BC Place in Vancouver's trendy Yaletown district. This 100 room hotel has the amenities one expects in a much larger hotel. The special hotel restaurant La Pentola della Quercia serves North Italian cuisine which is to die for.
On the edge of Coal Harbour, the Loden is a wonderful variant of the boutique hotel. It is a high rise housing 77 rooms with floor to ceiling. Throughout the hotel the design is very contemporary. The floor to ceiling windows and marble bathrooms featuring soaker tubs and in-ceiling sound system are a highlight of the 77 rooms.
A luxury boutique operation, the Wedgewood Hotel is located in downtown Vancouver. With 83 elegantly appointed suites and guestrooms including two penthouses and executive suites, all with walk-out balconies, guests at this hotel are pampered at every turn with the very best. The health spa, piano lounge and gourmet French cuisine and afternoon tea in the Bacchus Restaurant combine to make a stay at the Wedgewood a truly memorable experience.
One of the most popular boutique hotels in Vancouver, L'Hermitage has 60 guestrooms. In addition to the rooms and suites, L'Hermitage offers one and two bedroom "homes" equipped with full kitchens. The outdoor heated salt water lap-pool, fitness studio, business centre and complementary bicycles are part of the hotel's seeming endless package of amenities.
In a completely renovated 1913 building, this boutique hotel is in the heart of Vancouver, is famous for its art deco interior and contemporary art collection. With an assortment of luxurious suites, the St. Regis offers what guests have described as a wonderful complimentary breakfast.
The Rosewood bills itself as an ultra-chic hotel in a 1920's building. Luxury abounds even including fine Italian linens. All the touches, among which is a rooftop garden terrace with dipping pools, are well considered to provide luxurious surroundings.
With thoughtful changes, a 1950's motel has been transformed into an up-to-date boutique hotel with all the modern amenities. The Burrard is a cool place with a cool clientele who demand quality with a unique ethos. For the adventurous there are free-to-use Brooklyn Cruiser bikes.
This newly renovated boutique hotel is a marvel of Victorian architectural on the outside and inside. The décor and room size are deluxe providing a welcome calm respite from the activity of nearby Gastown, the Convention Centre and the shopping on Robson Street.
The best boutique hotels are known for their loyal clientele. Guests return regularly having selected accommodations and services that are tailored to their needs. It is advised to book one of the top Vancouver boutique hotels well in advance of travel.