Hotel room was not as clean as I would have expected. Hotel was in a good location close to everything. Onsite spa was nice too. While I didn't go to the onsite restaurant, the atmosphere was looked comforting.
Hotel is in a great location for going to places in the "heart" of downtown Vancouver. The hotel was clean, reasonably comfortable and the decor was very modern or post modern in design.
However, the room and the hotel in general looked like it
was old construction. The doors and the paint had nicks and scratches throughout the hotel. The water faucet in the shower was old and looked like it was about to fall off the wall (screws loose). While showering, the water never stayed the same temperature and kept switching between hot and cold. Hallways smelled like an industrial chemical plant.
In addition, I payed something like $170.00 to stay at this hotel. Considering the price paid, this place was a terrible institution.
We stay in the hotel on the way to Whistler.
The location way great, you may just walk to almost everything in downtown. The room (Superior Suite - 1BR with Kitchen, Balcony)was located on 8th floor and had a very nice view on Sheraton hotel with
the wonderful water features and night lights.I cannot complain about an outside noise, since I use to leave on very busy city street. Both beds in the BR were nice and cozy. The love-seat-bed was easy to make. There is a lock of disability parking spots (only two on the first floor), but we got lucky and were able to park there.
The hotel is centrally located to Robson Street, Yaletown, and Granville Island. The room (2508) was big enough and the view was superb. The "kitchenette" consisted of a small refrigerator, coffee maker, electric tea kettle, an microwave. No
stove-top or heating element of any kind. The room heating control did not function and the hot water was off because of a burst pipe. When it came back on it was only luke-warm. The hotel is located adjacent to a major hospital and there was emergency vehicle siren noise all day. Except for the hot water problem and the noise, the hotel is a good value for the price.
Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Short walk from hotel
There is an excellent fish resturant seven blocks from the hotel in Yaletown. The Blue Water Cafe is pricey, but well worth the cost.
We were hoping to swim and relax in the hot tubs at the end of the day and carried with us swim suites but to our surprise the management told that pool and spa were under renovation for almost 6 months upon enquiring about the pool
hotel room had
a full kitchen and we all enjoyed a home made meal every dinner.
kids enjoyed 25th floor views and elevators
staff was friendly and informative about the local tours and directions.
parking is expensive in downtown Vancouver
The hotel is in very prime location and the views are stunning from 25th floor