I stayed here for two nights after travelling on the Rocky Mountaineer. Having stayed in a number of great hotels across Canada I had hoped that this would be up to the standard I had enjoyed elsewhere. Unfortunately it didn’t. It’s not that there was actually anything really wrong, it was just old fashioned and a bit dowdy. I had a room with a spectacular view on to the Main Street outside but there was no comfortable chair and I have to say that flowered wallpaper in two shades of beige doesn’t do much for me. Most surprising was the enormous charge for access to wifi. Of the six hotels I stayed at in Canada, this was the only one which charged and at $15 a day it’s not cheap. In fact it’s outrageous.
I only had breakfast in the hotel. The buffet was generally fine but while there were pastries there was no bread or toast. I was in something of a hurry so didn’t pursue it. But it was a bit odd.
We stayed here for 6 days after travelling on the Rocky mountaineer. It had everything we needed a spacious comfortable room. Central position with lots of restaurants nearby. It was clean comfortable quiet and a bit more luxurious than we had been expecting given our budget tour. Saying that we only ate breakfast there once as it was pricey. As were other meals and drinks. The concierge was helpful and booked tours etc. I couldn’t work out the coffee machine but was promptly given a kettle when I requested one. Tea bags etc could be purchased at an IGA half a block away.
Stayed here for a recent business trip for the first time. I have had many people tell me the property is excellent so I was excited to try it out, especially as it is rated a five diamond property. I had a standard king room.
The positives: room was well equipped with a small mini fridge (stocked with everything); coffee machine and cups, and wine glasses and a bottle opener which I usually have to request at most hotels. Bed was comfortable. The property does have a pool and hot tub, and a decently equipped gym. I had a massage at the Vida Spa which was excellent and the service very friendly and welcoming. There is a little convenience store in the hotel as well which stocks everything you could need. Boulevard restaurant is lovely and has a lovely patio which is great for a glass of wine and some appies. It does get a bit loud outside as it’s right at the hotel entrance so the bellmen are constantly blowing whistles for cabs which is distracting.
The location is right off Robson which is great for shopping and there’s a grocery store half a block away if you need groceries.
Negatives: It wasn’t the best service I’ve ever had. It was a busy place so the staff weren’t terribly attentive; mostly trying to get customers through their requests/needs quickly.
If you are taking Skytrain from the airport it’s not close to a station so you’ll be dragging luggage several blocks. Knowing this, I cabbed.
The room decor is not that impressive, bordering on dated. Bathroom standard size with a tub/shower combo (not my favourite).
Comparatively I prefer Four Seasons for service (top notch!) and the new renos in the rooms at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver are outstanding. It was still a good stay, but not overwhelmingly impressive.
Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
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Located in downtown Vancouver, a luxury Hotel with a Gourmet Restaurant and Lounge, Vida Spa, and elegant rooms. Great location with easy access to shops and Restaurants … Amenities
Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
845 Burrard Street,
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