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Sylvia Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

The Hotel Sylvia is a hidden gem in plain view. When you book a hotel, you look for a chain because the chain produces a reliable experience, but at an often inflated price. The Hotel Sylvia doesn't belong to a chain, but in my three...More

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Response from Ross D, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 19 November 2017

Thank-you for your comments and opinions. We appreciate the 4 thumbs up! I will look into your comment about the WiFi, we have just upgraded the service and have a few small bugs to work out. Please always book directly with the hotel to get...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

My friend booked a room for one night with his credit card. Then the night I arrive, they take my card information for "guarantee purposes". I tried to confirm 10 times that they would not charge my card, and they said "dont worry, your card...More

1  Thank Gourab R
Response from Ross D, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 17 November 2017

I am sorry that you do not understand the laws around credit card use. (the information is in the legal information that the credit card company sends you with the card).Anyone can call and make a reservation and use any card they like to hold...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Beautiful, old hotel right on English Bay. Interesting that they still use actual keys for their rooms which is kept behind the front desk when leaving the premises. Not a huge deal. The room itself was large and spacious. The bathroom on the other hand...More

Thank Monique C
Response from Ross D, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 14 November 2017

Thank-you for taking the time to write a few words about your stay with us. Our beds often get mentioned for their comfort (after all we do sell sleep) I hope you will return again so we can serve you again.

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We were visiting friends in the West End and needed a place to stay for one night. We were not tourists as this is the place we used to live but if we were....wow! What an incredible place to stay in Vancouver to take advantage...More

Thank Caroline R
Response from Ross D, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 10 November 2017

Thank-you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review on this site. Our location is often mentioned for the reasons you mentioned. We are happy to read that locals appreciate the hotel as much as tourist do. Please come back again...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

In the middle of my stay and already love this place! Came here from Portland on a whim and could not have picked a better place. Friendly staff, spacious rooms, great location and well made cocktails. Give this place a shot!

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Response from Ross D, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 9 November 2017

Thank-you for the recommendation and the 5 star rating. We appreciate your comments and your business. Please return so we can serve you again. Travel safe from Portland.

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Top amenities
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 117 - US$ 245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 117 - US$ 245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
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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PacificNW50
9 February 2018|
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Response from bobbyGRichmond | Property representative |
the cost of parking at the hotel is $18.00 per night per car plus taxes.
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Bren S
9 December 2017|
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Response from Ryan H | Property representative |
yes we have elevators, in fact one of the first in western Canada, and the front desk staff would love to store your bags at no charge.
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Rvp959
14 September 2017|
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