Top 10 Hotels in Vancouver, British Columbia

Named one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Vancouver provides just as much entertainment and activities as it does views. With so many elegant, unique, and first-rate hotels on offer, the hardest part of booking a hotel is deciding which one. This list of the top 10 hotels in Vancouver should help you narrow down your decision so you can focus more time on the plethora of sights and activities available in this world-class city.

1. Loden Hotel

This award-winning contemporary boutique hotel offers floor-to-ceiling windows for jaw-dropping views as well as hip in-room amenities such as Nespresso machines and Nintendo Wiis. Within walking distance is the beautiful Coal Harbour waterfront district. If you don’t feel like leaving the hotel, you can find a seat on one of Vancouver’s best rooftop patios.

2. Fairmont Pacific Rim

Fairmont needs no introduction — this five-star hotel with stunning views of sea and mountains is bound to take your breath away. Located next to the waterfront, Canada Place, and the Vancouver Convention Centre, this hotel also offers top-notch service, a luxurious spa, and state-of-the-art rooms.

3. Opus Hotel

This boutique hotel, located in the swanky Yaletown neighbourhood, offers world-class service, pet-friendly rooms, complimentary in-room iPads, and free bikes to peddle yourself around the city. Named one of the “Top 5 Trendiest Hotels in the World” by TripAdvisor, this hotel is perfect for upscale-savvy travellers.

4. Sutton Place Hotel

If celebrities get you excited, then this is the place for you. This luxurious city centre hotel has had guests ranging from Ben Affleck and Arnold Schwarzenegger to Sean Penn and Catherine Zeta-Jones. With Vancouver being the Hollywood of Canada, you never know who you might run into.

5. Rosewood Hotel Georgia

This luxurious five-star hotel in the heart of the city features an award-winning restaurant, an impressive Canadian art collection, spa-inspired bathrooms, and contemporary designs. For an added touch, book yourself into the Lord Stanley or Rosewood Suite for private rooftop terraces with a pool and private garden.

6. L’Hermitage Vancouver

This award-winning boutique hotel located in downtown Vancouver provides a saltwater pool and jacuzzi, furnished balconies, and complimentary bicycles.

7. Granville Island Hotel

As if its location wasn’t enough, this delightful hotel offers unique and elegant rooms, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, and a famous outdoor patio. This popular location makes it easy to walk to boutique shops, theatres, craft breweries, and amazing restaurants.

8. Carmana Plaza

This popular hotel is perfect for those looking for a home-away-from-home. With apartment-style rooms including full kitchens and living rooms, you may just feel like moving in. The location is incredible as well, with Robson Street and many world-class restaurants just steps away.

9. Sunset Inn & Suites

This highly ranked apartment-style hotel offers fully equipped kitchens, separate dining and living rooms, and private balconies. Situated close to Granville Island and Sunset Beach Park, you’re just steps away from a relaxing day on the beach or a stroll through one of Vancouver’s most famous neighbourhoods.

10.Coast Coal Harbour Hotel

This environmentally friendly hotel is located right next to the waterfront including Stanley Park, Gastown district, and popular Robson Street. Each room features floor-to-ceiling windows for beautiful views of the harbour as well as access to a fitness centre, pool, and hot tub.


This article was written for the hipmunk #CityLOVE project. As a paid writer for hipmunk, I’ve written about the best hotels and activities in Edmonton, Victoria and Vancouver.