$104 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 2, 2015 Check-out: Oct 3, 2015

BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

3 stars
View map of 1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
44 reviews
Family Trip

Desk staff was really informed and gave great recommendations See full review

  • JeffRC
  • Aug 23, 2015
Great Trip to Canada

We did not know what to expect but we will return. Had a great time a reasonable price. Nice people... See full review

  • Travel One
  • Aug 8, 2015
Guests looking for the best in quality and service at hotels in downtown Vancouver don't need to look any further. Our Vancouver hotel is well-known for friendly customer service and well-appointed rooms. We're close to a variety of must-see attractions. The top destinations are a short walk away, so guests can quickly get to know the local neighborhood. The best accommodations in Vancouver come with a competitive price and plenty of perks. There are over 200 restaurants within walking distance, and our helpful staff is happy to provide recommendations. Enjoy all that downtown Vancouver has to offer, from museums and galleries to boutiques and cafes. Guests that are looking for discovery and wonder during their stay can visit the nearby Vancouver Aquarium, Science World and Maritime Museum. Guests at this Vancouver hotel will also delight in the charming natural surroundings, such as Stanley Park, English Bay, English Bay Beach, and Grouse Mountain. Looking for some retail therapy? Granville Island, Robson Street and Pacific Center are all a short distance from this Vancouver hotel. Those on business are ensured that they can make the most of their trip, because the financial district, Saint Paul's Hospital and the Vancouver Convention Centre are all close by. You can also do business at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands in one of our meeting rooms. Travel with ease while staying at this Vancouver hotel. Vancouver International Airport is just 15 kilometers away. Enjoy well-appointed rooms complete with quality amenities and bedding. The warm, welcoming staff of our Vancouver hotel is happy to help guests plan a day filled with sightseeing and discovering the best local shopping and dining. Book your upcoming stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands today! Enjoy your stay.

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Rooms

1 DOUBLE BED
1 DOUBLE BED,NSMK,WHISPD,COFMKR,HAIR,IRON
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,PREFLR,BALCON,PRTOVW,UPGAMN,42LCTV
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,37LCD,FRIDGE,DESK,WIFI,MP3ALM
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,37LCD,FRIDGE,DESK,WIFI,MP3ALM
1 QUEEN BED
1 QUEEN BED,NSMK,37LCD,FRIDGE,DESK,SOFAB,MP3ALM
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,OVRSZD RM,3RDSOF,37FLTV,WIFI,MP3ALM
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,SEPLVGRM,SFBD,2FLT TVS,MP3ALRM,WIFI
SUITE-1 KING BED
SUITE-1 KING BED,NSMK,SEPLVGRM,FULKITN,JETTUB,SFBD,2FLTTV
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,PREFLR,MTNVW,SOFBD,UPGAMN,42LCTV
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,PREFLR,MTNVW,UPGAMN,42LCTV,WIFI
SUITE-1 QUEEN BED
SUITE-1 QUEEN BED,NSMK,SEPLVGRM,SFBD,2FLT TVS,MP3ALRM,WIFI
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,SEPLVGRM,FLKITN,SFBD,2FLATV,MP3ALRM
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,PREFLR,BALCON,PRTOVW,UPGAMN,42LCTV

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Free local telephone calls
Executive level
Ice machine
Activities
Exercise gym
Live entertainment
Sauna
Tennis
Steam bath
Horseback riding
Fishing
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
Conference facilities
Audio visual equipment
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Kitchen
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Over sized rooms
Cribs available
Sofa bed
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Stanley Park: 0.4 mi
  • English Bay: 0.9 mi
  • Orpheum Theatre: 1 mi
  • Marine Building: 1.1 mi
  • Granville Island: 1.1 mi
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1.2 mi
  • Kitsilano Pool: 1.2 mi
  • Port Metro Vancouver: 1.2 mi
  • Vancouver Public Library: 1.3 mi
  • Vancouver Lookout: 1.3 mi
  • Canada Place: 1.3 mi
  • False Creek: 1.3 mi
  • B.C. Place Stadium: 1.5 mi
  • General Motors Place: 1.6 mi
  • Rogers Arena: 1.6 mi
  • Stanley Park: 0.4 mi
  • English Bay: 0.9 mi
  • Orpheum Theatre: 1 mi
  • Marine Building: 1.1 mi
  • Granville Island: 1.1 mi
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1.2 mi
  • Kitsilano Pool: 1.2 mi
  • Port Metro Vancouver: 1.2 mi
  • Vancouver Public Library: 1.3 mi
  • Vancouver Lookout: 1.3 mi
  • Canada Place: 1.3 mi
  • False Creek: 1.3 mi
  • B.C. Place Stadium: 1.5 mi
  • General Motors Place: 1.6 mi
  • Rogers Arena: 1.6 mi
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden: 1.8 mi
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park: 2.9 mi
  • Bloedel Floral Conservatory: 3.2 mi
  • Queen Elizabeth Park: 3.3 mi
  • VanDusen Botanical Garden: 3.4 mi
  • Pacific Spirit Regional Park: 4.3 mi
  • University of British Columbia: 5.2 mi
  • Museum of Anthropology: 5.3 mi
  • UBC Botanical Garden: 5.4 mi
  • Nitobe Memorial Garden: 5.5 mi
  • Lynn Canyon Park: 6.7 mi
  • Garibaldi Provincial Park: 48 mi

Dining

Milestones
0.01 kilometer(s) from Milestones, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
Bayside Lounge
Adjacent to Bayside Lounge, bar/lounge, Pacific Rim, open for: lunch, dinner, is one of the west end's coolest and sleekest nightspots. Chill out with nightly drink specials, DJs and a stunning view of English Bay. Serving lunch and dinner daily. BC
Raincity Grill
Across the street from Raincity Grill, full service, Pacific Rim, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, fresh, local ingredients sourced within 100 Kilometers of the restaurant. True west coast cuisine in a fantastic setting.
The Park at English Bay
The Park at English Bay, on premises, full service, International, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner. The Park is dedicated to providing the best British Columbia has to offer fresh meats, sustainable seafood, and locally sourced produce has been
Tanpopo
0.02 kilometer(s) from Tanpopo, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, all you-can-eat sushi.
Mac's Convenience Stores
0.01 kilometer(s) from Mac's Convenience Stores, snack bar, American, open for: lunch, confectionery store
Boathouse
0.01 kilometer(s) from Boathouse, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
44 out of 44
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.2

98% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
JeffRC
Family
Laguna Niguel
Aug 23, 2015

Family Trip

Desk staff was really informed and gave great recommendations

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Frances L.
Family
PORTLAND
Aug 12, 2015

Great overnight location

I was pleasantly surprised by the hotel, knowing the rate was a lot lower than other properties in Vancouver. Desk staff were very welcoming and helpful and friendly. It's an older hotel, showing its age in the hallways and the tiny bathroom that was typical of simple places in the 60's and 70's. I found that the bed gave me a backache, but my husband and daughter had no problems. In the evening, this is a vibrant, happening area, and it is a great setting for walks on the beach, the sunset, and lots of simple, ethnic restaurants and good pubs. Good value!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Travel One
Couples
Forest Grove
Aug 8, 2015

Great Trip to Canada

We did not know what to expect but we will return. Had a great time a reasonable price. Nice people and clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Aggie Fan
Couples
Sacramento
Jul 20, 2015

Great location!

This Best Western in close to English Bay AND Stanley Park, walking distance to both. It's also in a very nice residential part of town and right on the bus line to the closest subway station (1 mile away). You don't need to rent a car if you stay here, unless you want to drive to North Vancouver, Whistler, and other locations outside of downtown. There are numerous restaurants within 2 blocks, from casual to smart casual. Although this Best Western does not provide the usual continental breakfast at this location, you will not miss it. Try out the nearby restaurants, so many to choose from, even a 24-hour Tim Horton's is right across the street. We liked the $10 BW reward provided per day if you did NOT require your room cleaning -- to be applied at the restaurant/bar in the same building!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Rumo
Couples
Seattle
May 7, 2015

Awesome Vancouver trip

It was such a good experience staying at Best Western Plus Sands Hotel. The location was great, and the staff was really nice. My husband and I definitely love it!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Michael Hsu
Friends
N/A
Apr 13, 2015

Nice price and value to stay in Vancouver

This is a nice location near the Stanley park and beach. You just walk about 2-3 mins that you would find a lot of restaurants at next street. Also, the room is very clear and quiet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Future Rose City Resident
Friends
PORTLAND
Mar 18, 2015

Great place to stay In Vancouver British Columbia. Convenient to so many fun things to do.

The hotel was clean, friendly and had a great location. The Hotel Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The only minor issues were that the small A/C unit was way to loud to use at night and there was no Ventilation in the bathroom. The maintenance staff could use some instruction on upkeep and repairs. But all these are easily overlooked.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Emma H.
Couples
Seattle
Mar 10, 2015

Good location, fine hotel

Was a quick stay. Room was comfortable. Nice bar in the hotel. No negative experience but nothing to differentiate either! Location would probably bring me back, it's very near Stanley Park and lots of nice bars and restaurants.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Steven B.
Single
Vancouver
Jan 21, 2015

Stay at The Sands

A very respectable, clean hotel in an unbeatable location. Staff are friendly. 2 excellent restaurants/lounges on site. The best value in town.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
FastEddie88
Family
virginia
Aug 10, 2014

Location, location, location

This hotel allows you to park when you arrive and walk to shopping, dining, and stanley Park. The parking slots are small even for compact vehicles (and you pay for parking). Window mounted air conditioners were were noisy. The rooms were very clean and the staff was friendly. I would stay here again just for the location alone.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Family

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Breakfast special in the hotel was a great value and the Japanese restaurant Kadoya just around the corner from the hotel (up stairs) has a great lunch special, three years best in Vancouver.

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