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Sylvia Hotel

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The restaurant and staff were delightful. The room was comfortable with all the amenities. The WiFi worked great. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone. The restaurant has lovely harbour views. Parking and check in were very efficient.More

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Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 4 March 2018

Thank-you for the 5 star rating and taking the time to say a few words about your stay. I know the staff will enjoy reading your comments and other guests appreciate your point of view. Please return to enjoy the views and food in the...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Right there on English Bay is this Elegand Older Hotel, not fancy accomodation but clean, neat and tidy. The restaraunt has good selection and an excellent view of the Bay. On site parking is a plus. Walking in this older area is like a step...More

Thank Neil E
Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 4 March 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to post a review about your stay with us. We appreciate your business and work hard every day to earn it. The location is often written about for so many reasons and so close to Stanley Park. We will keep...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018

We got into town around 7:00 PM , we did not book a hotel yet and decided to book the Sylvia hotel. The reviews were good and we only planned to stay one night before moving onto North Vancouver. We went to check in and...More

Thank Michelle M
Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 4 March 2018

I enjoyed reading your review as the General Manager of the Sylvia Hotel. Your experience with all the staff in all departments all work so hard to exceed every Guests expectation and to read that you felt welcome. Thank-you for your kind words and sharing...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This is an old fashion hotel facing English Bay and less than a hundred meters from Stanley Park. The place has seen better days and could do with a renovation but the prices are low and the view unparalleled if you can get a sea...More

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Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 28 February 2018

Thank-you for staying with us and taking the time to write a few words about your stay. Yes we are a heritage site hotel over 107 years old. The location is often mentioned with the great views of English Bay. The live music nights on...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Sure the place is dated but it an historic building. We found it very comfortable and clean. The atmosphere was a bit of magic. We had breakfast in the restaurant which even on a rainy morning was lovely. I bought a copy of “Cats got...More

2  Thank Lori W
Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 20 February 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to write a review and your 5 star rating. We hope you will return again so that we can serve you again. Please enjoy the book and hope you bought all three to share with your children. Please travel safe.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Beachfront
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US$ 126 - US$ 260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
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US$ 126 - US$ 260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
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West End
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
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Jay R
24 April 2018|
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Jay R
24 April 2018|
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Response from Heather R | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of ? Perhaps some street parking if you can find it?
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Martha T
13 March 2018|
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Response from CanadaMaggie | Reviewed this property |
with 4 people its best value to take a taxi from the airport directly to the hotel. It will cost you about $35 which is very good for 4. Its fast, comfortable and simple. You can take sky train but it does not take you... More
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"Rooms in the newer addition don't seem to have very nice views."
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"Ask the front desk for what you want and they try their best to accommodate."
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"If you're a bigger person check the rooms bathroom. Sometimes they are a little squeazy."
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"Ask for a view of English Bay"
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