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Terrace, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location and clean and comfortable and better price than in centre of city during weekdays. One can walk to sea path and stanley park in 3 minutes and walk along beach or use sidewalks along false creek all the way downtown, several kilometers of great views.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I stayed twice, in May 2016, before and after a cruise. Had a room on the 5th floor both times and the room size is great. Decor efficient if a little tired, but I understand they're working on that. Room was at the front so I enjoyed a nice balcony and a partial view of English bay. It can get...

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BWSandsGM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands, responded to this review

Hello Thank You for the review of The Best Western Plus Sands. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we are currently in progress of updating the rooms. The rooms will be a 100 percent complete by October. This will mean new wallpaper, Headboards, Artwork and lamps. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip...

Airdrie, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed out stay at this hotel for many years and keep returning. Their prices are competitive and location is excellent. Walking distance to the ocean and great views. All staff is very professional in providing a great experience.

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Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The main reason that we stayed here was because of the location. We were happy to find out just how close to the ocean and Stanley Park. The walks were awesome, and when we got back to the hotel we were welcomed in... great staff!

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for 6nights and most of the time didn't even use the room. In fact, I think I didn't have trash in the room to clear. Upon checking out, I was told that I have to pay $12 ($2 per day) for its zero waste programme. It came as a surprise for me because I wasn't inform about...

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Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled for medical reasons and wanted to use our Best Western points for one night. Sands was less expensive and the original hotel we used before, THE DOWNTOWN BW On Granville Was no more. We didn't get a view of ocean.

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San Carlos, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sands is really just steps from the Sand. If you are lucky to get a front water facing room, you actually can watch the sunset from the balcony or even the room. It is close enough to downtown to walk. Parking works well too which can be a challenge this close to the city center. friendly staff, clean rooms,...

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right close to Stanley Park....a must-do highlight on a Vancouver visit! A very decent hotel for the money, with the friendliest staff around. Tons of restos and shops around too. Bus stop right outside the hotel. Great bed and dreamy pillows. Very recommended!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 8 days. The room was adequate and provided the norm; was surprised about getting a microwave which was a great plus. Everything was great from the friendly front desk, thorough housekeeping and food served at the downstairs restaurant. The restaurant had great deals throughout the week if you're not up for exploring Davie street. That being said,...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Noise from traffic was really loud in the room and bathroom was a bit small. Very good apart from that, bed was comfy. Staff very friendly. Very well situated for walking along English bay and going into downtown area.

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A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along with the sunrise, offering breathtaking views at any time of day. The West End merges together so many looks and flavors probably because it functions a hub: its the leafy pit-stop between nightlife and entertainment venues along Davie Street, and the shopping paradise that is Robson Street, offering visitors beautiful parkland to rest on, and quick, easy food to re-fuel with in between ventures.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Best Western Plus Sands Hotel is situated across the street from the beach at beautiful English Bay and world famous Stanley Park. Shopping, Vancouver Aquarium, Concert Venues and international restaurants are only moments away. 100% Non Smoking and a Zero Waste Property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands

Address: 1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1W5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > West End
Price Range: ₹ 6,339 - ₹ 21,050 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Best Western Hotel Vancouver
Best Western Vancouver
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#45 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#48 Business Hotel in Vancouver
#49 Family Hotel in Vancouver
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“Best views are on the rooms facing Davie Street; you can see a glimpse of the beach.”
992jeromec, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“back side is best but noisy construction project across the street (backside of motel) from 7.30-3.30pm on weekdays only.”
46carpediem, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front of hotel has ocean views! It's maybe a bit noisier though as it fronts onto Davie, but I think the windows are new, as it was quiet.”
U316CEjasont, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room overlooked a parking facility, but was pleasant.”
44MVTraveler, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great views facing Davie Street, but to avoid street noise ask for a room facing the back.”
mahfamily, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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