The hotel is located in the heart of Vancouver city centre. There are numerous bars and clubs in the immediate vicinity and all of the attractions of the city centre can be comfortably reached by foot. It is just a 5-minute drive to the sea, Chinatown and the Vancouver Aquarium. The nearest ski centre is around 20 minutes away by car and the local railway station is just 3 blocks away.
The hotel was built in 1912. Guests have a choice of 2 suites, 35 single rooms and 45 double rooms. Staffed 24 hours a day, the reception desk makes check-in and check-out easy. A cloakroom, a safe, a currency exchange service, a laundry service, a hairdresser, a conference room and a business centre are available. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Children can enjoy the playground. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the car park. Active guests who wish to explore the surrounding area by bike will appreciate the bicycle hire service (for a fee). Bicycle storage is also available.
Air conditioning and central heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. All rooms are carpeted and include a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe provides secure storage for guests' personal property. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included among the standard features. An ironing set is provided for guests' convenience. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi are provided as well. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower and a bathtub, as well as a hairdryer. The hotel has 82 non-smoking rooms.
A few lengths of the pool are good for the body, mind and soul, and the hydrojets of the hot tub will soothe any tired muscles. There are many ways to relax or stay active at the hotel, including cycling/mountain biking, sailing and a gym. A dance club offers additional entertainment.
Various dining options are available, including a dining room, a café, a bar and a pub. The non-smoking restaurant provides high chairs for children. A continental breakfast gives guests many appetising reasons to get out of bed in the morning. Delicious set menus are available at lunch and dinner.
The hotel accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.