$153 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Apr 20, 2014 Check-out: Apr 21, 2014

The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

4 stars
1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
39 reviews
Luxury Business Trip

This is an excellent, sophisticated, classy hotel with kind staff and a fabulous location/view. See full review

  • Westin Wonderful
  • Feb 17, 2014
Great Experience

Fabulous time, wonderful staff, the only thing missing was a bathtub. Shower was great tho. See full review

  • Sandy from NH
  • Sep 2, 2013
Resort style elegance and ocean views beside iconic Stanley Park

Only the picturesque seawall separates this downtown luxury resort from the stunning 1,000-acre Stanley Park. Snow-capped mountains serve as a backdrop for the gorgeous forested urban park and crystal blue harbor that flank either side of the hotel. Perhaps inspired by the abundance of natural beauty, every detail of the Westin Bayshore is lovely and well executed. The highest quality linens and exclusive Heavenly Beds, unbelievable ocean vistas and absolute pampering at the on-site spa wrap guests in splendor at every turn.

 

Highlights
  • Gorgeous Stanley Park to one side, fantastic harbor views to the other
  • Named on Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List in 2002
  • Whale watching tours depart from the on-site dock

 

Rooms

Recently redecorated guestrooms and suites of the Westin Bayshore showcase an earthy palette and classic, comfortable furnishings. Views from floor to ceiling windows, sliding glass doors and private balconies take center stage in many of the rooms--it's hard to beat the incredible mountain, ocean and city scenery. All rooms have the hotel's signature Heavenly Bed (designed for a great night's sleep in exquisite comfort), large TV and high-speed Internet access (fees apply).

 

Features
This phenomenal location offers guests an immediate connection with nature while enjoying the excitement of a cosmopolitan city. At the Westin Bayshore, guests are right on the water, just steps from the gorgeous 1,000-acre urban forest bordering the city and a short walk to trendy boutiques, fascinating plays and world-class cuisine. Enjoy the marina views at the hotel's on-site restaurants: Currents at Bayshore (reservations recommended) or the more casual Seawall Bar & Grill. The refined Vida Spa blends the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda with the best in Western healing philosophies to help guests relax and rejuvenate.

 

Transportation
  • Skytrain, Burrard Station (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Cruise ship terminal at Coal Harbor (0.7 mi/1.2 km)
  • Seabus, Waterfront Station (1.4 mi/2.2 km)
  • Vancouver International Airport (9.7 mi/15.3 km)  

 

Attractions
  • Prince of Whales whale watching tour (on-site)
  • Stanley Park (0.5 mi/0.9 km)
  • Robson Street shopping district (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Grouse Mountain (5.8 mi/9.3 km)

 

Business
  • Business center
  • Spacious and stylish meeting rooms
  • High-speed Internet access (fees apply)

 

 

The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver Rooms

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Heated pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Concierge
Pet friendly
Phone service
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Live entertainment
Golf
Jogging track
Boating
Fishing
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
24 hour room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
ATM/Cash machine
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Shopping mall
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Room
Video game player
Mini bar
Hairdryer in room
Turndown service
Ironing board

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Hotel Map

49.2914 -123.1293
Nearby airports
Vancouver International Airport, (YVR), 13.00, KM;
Area description
Downtown

Nearby points of interest

  • Marine Building: 0.6 mi
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 0.6 mi
  • Port Metro Vancouver: 0.7 mi
  • Canada Place: 0.8 mi
  • Stanley Park: 0.8 mi
  • Vancouver Downtown: 0.8 mi
  • Orpheum Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Vancouver Lookout: 0.9 mi
  • Vancouver Public Library: 1 mi
  • B.C. Place Stadium: 1.2 mi
  • Rogers Arena: 1.3 mi
  • General Motors Place: 1.3 mi
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden: 1.4 mi
  • Granville Island: 1.4 mi
  • False Creek: 1.4 mi
  • Marine Building: 0.6 mi
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 0.6 mi
  • Port Metro Vancouver: 0.7 mi
  • Canada Place: 0.8 mi
  • Stanley Park: 0.8 mi
  • Vancouver Downtown: 0.8 mi
  • Orpheum Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Vancouver Lookout: 0.9 mi
  • Vancouver Public Library: 1 mi
  • B.C. Place Stadium: 1.2 mi
  • Rogers Arena: 1.3 mi
  • General Motors Place: 1.3 mi
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden: 1.4 mi
  • Granville Island: 1.4 mi
  • False Creek: 1.4 mi
  • English Bay: 1.5 mi
  • Kitsilano Pool: 1.8 mi
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park: 2.5 mi
  • Bloedel Floral Conservatory: 3.3 mi
  • Queen Elizabeth Park: 3.5 mi
  • VanDusen Botanical Garden: 3.6 mi
  • Pacific Spirit Regional Park: 4.9 mi
  • University of British Columbia: 5.8 mi
  • Museum of Anthropology: 5.9 mi
  • UBC Botanical Garden: 6 mi
  • Lynn Canyon Park: 6 mi
  • Nitobe Memorial Garden: 6.1 mi
  • Garibaldi Provincial Park: 47.5 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 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.

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Guest Reviews (39)

Ratings and reviews for The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Overall score

4.4 / 5
39 out of 39
Amenities:
4.2
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.2

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
Business
Saskatoon, SK
Nov 4, 2008

Great location for the runner.

The Westin Bayshore was very enjoyable and its proximity to Stanley Park made for one of the best runs after work that I have ever had. Another important feature is its closeness to a couple of very nice restaurants that are only a very short walk down the boardwalk. The rooms are renovated and the bed is incredibly soft and lights out occurs very fast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Very nice restaurants with outdoor decks to enjoy awesome views of portions of Stanley Park and even watch the float planes land on the water right in front of your eyes.

Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
St Paul, MN
Jul 6, 2009

WESTIN BAYSHORE, JUNE 28-JULY 5, 2009

The Westin Bayshore is in a great location on the West End of Vancouver. We had wonderful service from the Consierge and also the onsite City Tour staff who helped us plan some great outings. There are whale watching, plane tours, bike rentals and Stanley Park all easily within walking distance, as well as tons of restaurants, and coffee shops. Hotel staff was wonderful, and we liked the "green" options of easily letting maid service know when towels or bedding need laundering. Heavenly beds are as advertised: Heavenly!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

There are "Hop On Hop Off" buses that provide overall city tours, good for first time visit, first day overview of the city. Ours was $29 first day, $6 add on second day, and goes to all the main sections of Vancouver: Chinatown, Gastown, Canada Place, etc. There is also a $2 per person/day trolley inside Stanley Park- which is also fine except often packed during peak hours. (Ignore ads for "Free" Trolley) City bus transit is excellent, $2.50 for 90 minutes w/ transfers, across all types of city transit (sky train, sea bus, city bus). Best inexpensive (by Vancouver standards) lunch: JapaDogs, just a short walk down the Seawalk!!

Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
Chicago, IL
Jun 24, 2007

The Best

Expensive- but worth it. In great location. Comfortable rooms. Great friendly not stuffy service. Highly recommended.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Fish House. Excellent nearby dining expereince.

Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Keeth
Chicago, IL
May 25, 2009

Amazing Hotel

The hotel staff was the friendliest I've ever encountered.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
mareeva
portland, oregon
Jul 16, 2009

Fantastic weekend getaway

Excellent service........we got an upgrade to a room with a view, the beds were very comfortable with great linens. Would stay there again, no question.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
MGF
Gulf Breeze, Florida
Jul 14, 2009

Wonderful location, great room!

This was by far one of the best hotels that I have stayed in a long time. I found all the amenities that I required, being disabled, they provided me with a beautiful suite with an amazing shower where I could sit while bathing and not worry about falling. The room was extremily clean and the service was excellent. Plus it was at a prime location, where you could just walk to beautiful restaurants or museums, or wherever I felt like doing.Thank you so much.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Dinnie
Hakalau, Hawaii
Jul 2, 2011

Superb service, comfort and location

This was our final day and night on vacation and simply topped off a wonderful trip to British Columbia. The staff was very helpful - concierge mapped a downtown Vancouver bus trip (public transportation) for us to get to a specific store on the other end of town. The bed was incredibly comfortable. The buffet breakfast was fantastic. The location was right on the harbor with walking and bike paths and just a short walk to Stanley Park.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Westin Wonderful
Business
San Francisco, California
Feb 17, 2014

Luxury Business Trip

This is an excellent, sophisticated, classy hotel with kind staff and a fabulous location/view.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
alameda, ca
Jul 6, 2009

perfect location

great location. can walk to stanley park, bike. great food along denman st/robsin st. nice, big rooms with harbor view.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
Modesto
Oct 12, 2008

Very good Hotel and Location

The Bayshore Hotel was very nice and clean, great location and very friendly and knowlegable staff. The room was clean and comfortable. My wife and I would stay there agin without hesitation. I don't have any information or recommedation as to the food service's at the hotel as we ate out at various other locations.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Shopping and food services all within a several blocks of the Hotel.

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