Comfortable and Convenient: Best Hotels near Vancouver Airport

Finding Vancouver hotels within close proximity of an airport like the Hilton Vancouver Airport makes leaving home that much easier for any traveler. Not having to worry about where you or your family is going to sleep during a long layover or visit is a breath of fresh air. Visitors will be pleased to find hotels near Vancouver International Airport that offer prices to fit most budgets and amenities to suit most travelers.

If you have a quick layover and need a day room, the Fairmont Vancouver Airport is the place to go. Not only is this the closest hotel to Vancouver's International Airport, but it offers soundproofed rooms for the day or for the night. This luxury property will provide you with a dreamy night's sleep and you don't need to worry about getting to the airport because you're already there!

For those who want a little entertainment during a stop-over, head to the River Rock Casino Resort. Perched on the Fraser River and seven minutes from the airport, this resort has it all. Play a hand or two at the casino, unwind at the spa, catch a live show, go for a walk on the boardwalk, indulge at one of the many on-site restaurants or simply relax in your luxurious suite.

The Canada Line is Vancouver's monorail system that will take you from downtown Vancouver all the way out to the airport in about 30 minutes. It makes getting to and from the city doable, in during short layovers.


The Opus is Yaletown's only hotel and one of the few boutique hotels in Vancouver. Some people prefer larger hotels where you can come and go without anyone knowing your name, but when you stay at the Opus, their personalized service will make you feel like a VIP guest. Yaletown is well known for chic boutiques and lavish restaurants, which means a fabulous new outfit and sumptuous dinner out are all within walking distance. The Opus Hotel is unique and provides guests with the option of choosing a room that suits their decor taste. The themed rooms are just the beginning of how the Opus Hotel goes the extra mile.

The Four Seasons hotel is right above the Pacific Centre, so for all you shopaholics, it doesn't get much better than having access to the mall from your hotel. Not to mention, the Four Seasons is a well-known global brand where you know you will get the service you're paying for. This family friendly hotel will pamper guests of all ages, and welcome your four legged friends. For kids, they can get some milk and cookies, while mom and dad get a little bubbly. Located in the hub of Vancouver's downtown centre, the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is close to all public transportation.

Situated in the heart of Vancouver, Rosewood Hotel Georgia is close to everything you will likely need. This property has a full-service spa, a health club, an indoor pool and a fitness facility. On business? Take advantage of the limo/town car service. During the 1920's, this hotel was the epitome of opulence and regal decor. In 2011 a total renovation was completed, making it once again one of the most beautiful hotels in Vancouver. You're going to get a good night's sleep because the beds have pillowtop mattresses, Egyptian cotton linens, triple sheeting, and warm down comforters. Bathrooms include a rainfall shower, televisions, and phones. Personalize your ambiance with iPod docking stations, CD players, and climate control. If you're going to the airport, this hotel is across the street from the Canada Line and takes less than 30 minutes to get to the airport. The luxury here is worth it!


Just seven minutes away from the airport and 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, the Hilton Vancouver Airport is a wonderful place to stay. The complimentary shuttle will take you to and from the airport and the Canada Line makes getting to the city a breeze. This property is also within walking distance to a variety of shopping and restaurants in Richmond. The rooms are comfortable and you will have access to complimentary WiFi in guest rooms, lobby, restaurant and public areas The on-site restaurant, CAVU Kitchen & Bar, serves gourmet comfort food and plenty of drink options to calm those pre-flight nerves.

The Executive Airport Plaza Hotel is just a 10 minute drive from the airport and a 15 minute drive from downtown Vancouver. Guests bringing their car have the option of secure overnight parking. This four star hotel is a popular choice because of its state-of-the-art convention centre and is ideal for those traveling on business. Depending on the duration of your stay, you may choose to stay in a standard guest room, suite or one of their fully furnished apartments. They have one, two and three bedroom suites available. Hungry? They have two restaurants on-site: Carvers Steakhouse and Caelis Irish Pub.

Located just a short drive from downtown Vancouver and a quick drive to the airport, the Coast Vancouver Airport is a convenient choice to stay if you need to be close to the airport, but want the option of going downtown. They offer a 24-hour complimentary shuttle service to get you to and from the airport. Talk about one less stress to worry about when you're traveling. If you like to unwind before a flight, Coast Vancouver airport has a fitness room you can use to work up a sweat. Traveling for business and need WiFi? The Coast Vancouver Airport offers free WiFi in your room. The rooms are comfortable and the beds are triple-sheeted. Hungry? There are two restaurants on-site that will curb your appetite. The White Spot and The Hudson's Landing Pub.

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is an iconic Vancouver landmark and one of the city's best hotels. The service is consistently fantastic and if you're ideal location is close to Robson Street, this is a stellar choice for you. Look for the green roof that's supposed to look like oxidized copper and you've got the right building. The rooms are well appointed and have spectacular views of the city. Whether you're looking to splurge on a roomy suite, or book a standard room, you're guaranteed to be comfortable. The luxurious bedding is just what the doctor ordered after a busy day of exploring the city.

If you're looking for some action, the River Rock Casino Resort is the place to go. This lively property is where you'll find a casino, entertainment, restaurants, swimming and a comfy bed all under one roof. The River Rock Casino Resort Suites are luxurious and you may not want to leave to catch that flight. The Hotel at River Rock also offers comfortable and luxury rooms that will leave you rested. Stroll along the Fraser River boardwalk just outside the hotel or pamper yourself at the resort's Absolute Spa. To get to the airport, hop on the Canada Line right beside the resort and you'll be at the front door of YVR in seven minutes. Downtown Vancouver is only 18 minutes away on the Canada Line.

Located just a few minutes from the airport, the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel is a convenient choice. The Vancouver Airport Marriott offers a free shuttle to and from the airport. Whether you're after a standard room or suite, the hotel has plenty of comfortable rooms that will leave you rested and ready to travel. All rooms feature high-speed Internet access, 37-inch LCD TVs and contemporary granite bathrooms with spa-inspired amenities. Feeling peckish? The American Grille and Lotus Land Lounge serve up American classics that will hit the spot. Traveling on business? The hotel offers high-tech meeting rooms that you can use during your stay. The fitness center is wear you can get your sweat on with the cardio machines and free weights. Unwind in the outdoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool.

It literally doesn't get much closer than this. The luxury Fairmont Vancouver Airport is attached to Vancouver's International Airport above the US departures terminal and is soundproofed for the ultimate sleep. This AAA / CAA 4-diamond Vancouver hotel has day use rooms for guests traveling through YVR and are in need of a little rest before their next flight. Before your flight, fill up at the hotel's Deluxe Buffet Breakfast at the on-site restaurant, Globe@YVR Restaurant. Grab a cocktail at the Jetside Bar and watch the game or sit down to a very civilized Afternoon Tea from 2 - 4:30 pm.


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