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31 West Pender, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R3, Canada
Canada’s first aboriginal arts hotel opened in 2014. Part luxury hotel and part social enterprise, Skwachays Lodge ticks all the right boxes. On the luxe side: plush linens, Hypnos beds (the same as the British royal family sleep on),...
6393 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada
Part of the University of British Columbia, this museum houses one of the finest collections of Northwest Coast Aboriginal art, including bentwood boxes, feast dishes, totem poles, and canoes from the Haida and Coast Salish people. Some of these...
120 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5T 1V9, Canada
I stumbled into this store when I first moved here thinking I could buy a postcard. Two years later I have yet to buy a postcard, yet Hills is possibly my favourite store in the city! I go by whenever possible, sometimes to shop, but usually to...
1128 W Broadway #7, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G5, Canada
A small, welcoming bistro, Salmon n’ Bannock is Vancouver’s only First Nations restaurant. The special here is the bannock, a quick, round flatbread that serves as a vehicle for anything from cedar jam to pudding, elk salami, and...
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4, Canada
Vancouver’s most famous urban space, the thousand-acre Stanley Park, epitomizes everything that locals here love about the outdoors, and visitors have many ways to explore the expansive grounds. Hiking trails weave around totem poles and hemlock...
900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6, Canada
Affectionately nicknamed by locals as the “Castle in the City” for its copper-green, fairytale-like roof, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver was once a Canadian Pacific Railway hotel—a fact that’s intertwined with the history of...
845 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1V1, Canada
Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Wedgewood is a distinctly different boutique hotel. The only Relais & Châteaux property in the city, the Wedgewood stands out with its top hat–wearing doorman, jewel box–like...
788 Richards St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A4, Canada
Step inside the ornate lobby and prepare to be wowed by L’Hermitage’s dramatic suspended scarlet sculpture and stylish monochrome mosaic marble floor. After check-in, guests can visit the bright fifth-floor L’Orangerie lounge for...
201 - 999 Canada Place, Canada, Vancouver, BC V6C 3E1, Canada
This is such a fun attraction and despite being only 8 minutes long (the rest of the time is taken up with a pre-show and boarding) it’s honestly worth the ticket price. FlyOver Canada is a virtual flight experience which takes you gliding from...
Located at the harbor, the views from the Westin Bayshore Hotel are spectacular. In the distance, on a good day, are clusters of evergreens and mountains. The smell of fresh pine lingers on a crisp breeze and parked yachts occupy Coal Harbor. The...
1300 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1C5, Canada
Conveniently set on a quiet stretch of Robson Street in Vancouver’s West End, the Listel lies within walking distance of the city’s famous Stanley Park, a lively shopping and dining scene, and the seawall that wraps around...
855 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K6, Canada
My trip to Vancouver was my first trip as a parent. My wife and I took our 5 month old for a long weekend, and we decided to stay at Sutton Place because they have a section called "La Grande Residence" that has suites with kitchenettes. We chose...
Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada
700 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7, Canada
To try a taste of traditional UK-style tandoori, look no further than my beloved Soho Road truck which you’ll usually find outside the Vancouver City Centre Skytrain station. There’s nothing I don’t adore about this little black van that makes the...
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