Vancouver

Travel Guide
Stanley Park showing a city and a river or creek
This thriving Pacific Northwest city offers an alluring mix of cosmopolitan culture, an excellent restaurant scene and craft beer bars as well as wonderful natural scenery.

With its sophisticated urban centre, coastline of sandy beaches and surrounding forested mountains, Vancouver appeals to visitors seeking big-city entertainment and outdoor pursuits. Explore neighbourhoods filled with artsy shops, multicultural restaurants and historic architecture. Cycle through a scenic park, enjoy an invigorating hike and relax on a beach.

Take your time discovering Vancouver’s diverse neighbourhoods. Window shop along Robson Street, which features a variety of mid-range shops as well as luxury retailers like Gucci and Tiffany & Co. Head to Gastown to admire historic architecture and dine in some of the city’s top restaurants. Take photos of Chinatown’s famous Millennium Gate and then stroll through the exquisite Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden.

No visit to Vancouver would be complete without a stop in Stanley Park, a 1,000-acre (405-hectare) expanse of semi-wild parkland. Walk, bike or jog along the Seawall, which runs along the park’s coastline, offering lovely views of the city and the Lions Gate Bridge. Head to English Bay Beach on the edge of the park for swimming and sunbathing.

Grouse Mountain, located north of downtown, is another favourite destination for visitors interested in getting active. It offers excellent skiing and snowboarding in the winter and picturesque hiking in the summer.

Explore the city’s cultural side with a visit to the Museum of Anthropology, home to an exceptional collection of Northwest Coast First Nations’ art. View the exhibitions of Canadian and West Coast art housed at the Vancouver Art Gallery, including notable works by modernist painter Emily Carr.

Take the ferry across False Creek to visit Granville Island. Browse fresh produce, seafood, meats and baked goods at the Granville Island Public Market.

Most visitors arrive at the city by plane at Vancouver International Airport. Vancouver is also well connected by bus and train to most major Canadian cities, as well as by bus to the U.S. Get around easily within the city on its extensive public transportation system, which includes electric trolley and diesel buses, the light-rail SkyTrain and the SeaBus ferry.

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Where to stay in Vancouver

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
4 out of 5
1133 Hastings St W, Vancouver, BC, V6E3T3
The price is ₹10,737 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan
₹10,737
per night
3 Jan - 4 Jan
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Vancouver. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (3,344 reviews)
"Great central location. Free wifi. Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are well kept."

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2022

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
River Rock Casino Resort
River Rock Casino Resort
4 out of 5
8811 River Road, Richmond, BC, V6X 3P8
The price is ₹12,015 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
₹12,015
per night
6 Dec - 7 Dec
Stay at this 4-star spa resort in Richmond. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities in ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,681 reviews)
"It was clean and tidy. Friendly staff"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2022

River Rock Casino Resort
Georgian Court Hotel BW Premier Collection
Georgian Court Hotel BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
773 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC, V6B2M4
The price is ₹11,185 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
₹11,185
per night
7 Dec - 8 Dec
Stay at this 4-star luxury hotel in Vancouver. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,715 reviews)
"Close to downtown, and arena!"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2022

Georgian Court Hotel BW Premier Collection
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Sonder at Revival
Sonder at Revival
4 out of 5
1771 Comox Street, Vancouver, BC, V6G1P6
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Vancouver. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a terrace. Popular attractions Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and Robson ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (158 reviews)
"Best shower stall I've ever experienced in my life. Super quiet, safe, private, new, modern, clean, new & quality linens. Beautiful terrace view with the plants/landscaping. But no desk, and no where to rest 2nd piece of luggage - i.e. no dresser and only one luggage folding chair. Also the table ..."

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2022

Sonder at Revival
Rosedale Condominiums
Rosedale Condominiums
3.5 out of 5
838 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6A2
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Vancouver. Enjoy free WiFi, a health club and valet parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,220 reviews)
"Loved it! Great for attending nearby event/concert."

Reviewed on 9 Nov 2022

Rosedale Condominiums
Level Vancouver - Yaletown Seymour
Level Vancouver - Yaletown Seymour
4 out of 5
1022 Seymour Street, Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, V6B 0G1
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Vancouver. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (163 reviews)
Great experience
"Great location! Easy in and out access. Walking distance to everything we need. Will definitely come back and stay again."

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2022

Level Vancouver - Yaletown Seymour
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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