Enjoy a Swoon-Worthy and Decadent Stay at Vancouver's Best Luxury Hotels

 Gorgeous design, the most comfortable bedding, spa-worthy products and stunning service as just some of the things that make a luxury hotel a real treat. Pair these with amazing views and a city that has it all and you're set. 

Opulence at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, it's everywhere. Dating back to the 1920s, it was one of the first hotels to bring jaw-dropping luxury to Vancouver. The likes of Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Elvis have all stepped foot into this beautiful property. In 2011, the hotel went through a complete renovation and the result is nothing short of amazing.

Across the street from the Hotel Georgia is the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Here, you can expect world class luxury and service that will impress. The plush robes, comfortable beds and delicious cuisine will make you want to call this hotel home.

Should you enjoy being closer to the Seawall, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is a stone's throw away from Vancouver's much loved urban path. The soaring lobby greets you with clean lines, modern touches and soothing sounds coming from the musicians that play six evenings a week in the Lobby Lounge.

Boutique hotels offer grand service on a much smaller scale, making each guest feel as though they are the only person there and the Wedgewood Hotel and Spa is a perfect example. During your stay, make sure to enjoy a drink while listening to the soothing songs being played on the piano in the piano lounge.


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 its boutiques and tasty restaurants so a new outfit and delicious meal are all within arm's reach. The Opus Hotel's rooms are lively and vibrant and complete with plenty of gadgets and comforts that will make you feel right at home. Located across the street from the Canada Line, getting to and from the airport is a cinch.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: Guests who prefer boutique style luxury will appreciate Opus Hotel's attention to detail and vibrant rooms.

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The Sutton Place is an iconic Vancouver hotel and if you don't mind splurging a bit while you're in Vancouver, it's a fantastic hotel to call home while you're here. The Sutton Place has decadent bedding, wonderful service and it's in a prime location right on Burrard Street and Robson Street. It really doesn't get much more downtown than this and getting around the city is a breeze from here. If you're hungry, make sure to check out the hotel's on-site restaurant, Boulevard. This lovely restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Up for a nightcap? Check out the hotels lounge, the Gerard Lounge for something quiet, cozy and intimate.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver's lounge, the Gerard, is a relaxing and private place to enjoy a night cap.

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This luxury Vancouver accommodation offers stunning views of the North Shore mountains and cityscape. There are 489 rooms at the Fairmont Waterfront, many with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the harbour. The contemporary rooms offer a flat screen TV, and wireless internet access, a mini bar, a safe box, an iron and ironing board, a telephone and a coffeemaker. Bathrooms have marble accents and hair dryers. Traveling with your four-legged friend? The Fairmont Waterfront pampers pets, too. Conference space at the hotel can accommodate up to 775 people with full technology and catering support. Unwind after a busy day in the heated outdoor swimming pool and indulge in a delicious meal at the hotel's restaurant, ARC. The hotel boasts an impressive rooftop garden and apiary where they grow their own produce and make honey from their bees.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: Connected to the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and Vancouver Convention Centre, the Fairmont Waterfront is ideal for those going on an Alaskan Cruise.

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The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is an iconic Vancouver landmark and one of the city's best hotels. Look for the legendary green roof (it's supposed to look like oxidized copper) and (stunning architecture and you've got the right building. The service is consistently fantastic and if you're looking to be centrally located in the downtown core, this is an ideal choice for you. The rooms are well appointed with spectacular views of the city and they're incredibly comfortable. Whether you're looking to splurge on a roomy suite, or book a standard room, you're sure to enjoy your stay. While you're there, make sure to take advantage of the hotel's spa, Absolute Spa and finish your night with a night cap at the Notch 8.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver calls Vancouver's most iconic building home. This luxury hotel will keep you feeling pampered from morning until night.

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The Wedgewood Hotel is a beautiful boutique hotel in downtown Vancouver that combines romance and old world charm to create a warm and inviting space for guests. When you think of a classic hotel that's full of ritzy touches and rich decor, the Wedgewood Hotel and Spa definitely comes to mind. Everything from the service, amenities and tastefully decorated rooms are perfect for the discerning guest. During your stay, enjoy the on-site restaurant for a decadent meal in front of the cozy fireplace. Or, treat yourself to one of their much adored spa treatments that will leave you feeling rested and rejuvenated.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: A visit to the spa at The Wedgewood Hotel & Spa is a must. It's one of the best in the city.

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The Loden Hotel Vancouver calls Vancouver's Coal Harbour home. This beautiful property boasts excellent service, comfortable rooms and a fabulous restaurant. The floor to ceiling windows make way for stunning views, while the contemporary design will make you feel right at home. The rooms are equipped with down comforters, plenty of pillows, a deep tub, a flat screen television and stocked bar. You may never want to leave your room. The location of the hotel makes getting around Vancouver very easy, and you're likely a pleasant walk or cab ride away from wherever it is you need to go in downtown Vancouver.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: The Loden Hotel Vancouver's penthouse suite is a dream and worth the splurge if you can swing it.

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If there's one building in Vancouver you're going to notice, it's going to be the Shangri La Hotel Vancouver; it's the city's tallest building and can be seen for miles away. Step inside this gorgeous property and embrace the pampering from start to finish. With things like one to three bedroom suites, televisions in the bathroom mirror, a relaxing spa and a restaurant by Jean-Georges in-house, it's hard to find fault with this luxury accommodation. Jean-Georges restaurant, MARKET, is equally as fabulous as the rest of the property and makes for an ideal date night. It's central location is close to many fine restaurants, shopping and attractions.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: The Shangri La Hotel Vancouver is the tallest building in Vancouver; luxury doesn't stop short inside this impeccable property.

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The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is a solid choice whether you're traveling solo or looking for a romantic night in the city. The service is impeccable, the rooms are comfortable and you're within walking distance to much of the city. Traveling with the entire gang? This family friendly hotel appeals to all ages and has plenty for parents and kids to do. The indoor/outdoor pool is right beside the hotel gym so the adults can workout while the kids play. For extra pampering, book a massage in the private spa. On-site guests will enjoy YEW Restaurant + Bar for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver's pool is open all year long and it's the perfect spot to unwind after a long day.

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The Fairmont brand is no stranger to Vancouver. In fact, they have four properties in the city and each hotel brings its own flavour to the city. Located in Coal Harbour, The Fairmont Pacific Rim is the youngest member of their Vancouver family. The modern decor is crisp and clean with plenty of elegant touches throughout each area of the hotel. The comfortable rooms are equipped with stunning bathrooms that are complete with Le Labo products and high-tech gadgets; you may never want to leave. The rooftop pool and hot tub are perfect for unwinding, but if you want to get out and explore the city, there's plenty to do right outside the hotel doors. Take to the Seawall! BMW bikes are available through the concierge or you can enjoy a leisurely stroll. For guests traveling with kids, child-sized bathrobes and a complimentary amenity kit for babies and tots is available.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: A luxurious spa, a pool with cabanas, a lounge with live music and delicious dining options; the Fairmont Pacific Rim's got it all.

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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 pillow top mattresses, Egyptian cotton linens, triple sheeting, and warm down comforters. Bathrooms include a rainfall shower, double sinks, televisions, and telephones phones. Personalize your ambiance with iPod docking stations, CD players, and climate control. To top off a day of luxury, enjoy a turn down service.

Recommended for Luxury Hotels because: Get dressed up and head to The Rosewood Hotel Georgia's lounge, Prohibition. It's a beautiful spot to grab a cocktail and listen to live music.

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