Find the perfect high-end hotel for your stay in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics this February. Make the most of your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Vancouver!
With the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics right around the corner, its best to start planning a head. And with so little time left to do it, Kiwi Collection is happy to help you get you sorted on where to stay at some of the best hotels in Vancouver.
Where to Stay During the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games February 12-28, 2010:
The Shangri-La Hotel is one of the best places to stay in Vancouver during the Olympics. Located right in the heart of the city and close to all the festivities taking place, this luxury hotel is the perfect starting point for any events you have planned.
Also, being Vancouver’s tallest building nestled right between the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountain Range, be sure to expect amazing and breathtaking views.
All of the 119 rooms at the Shangri-La Hotel are decorated in an exquisite contemporary style with a distinct Asian influence along with floor to ceiling windows allowing for lots of natural lighting.
Along with an amazing location and fabulous hospitality the Shangri-La Hotel is also home to the internationally acclaimed three star Michelin chef and entrepreneur Jean-Georges Vongerichten and his restaurant, Market, which offers four distinct dining atmospheres; bistro, outdoor terrace, fine dining and a musical chair bar. Great food and a great atmosphere is sure to leave any visitor satisfied beyond exceptions.
Other fabulous hotels in Vancouver include:
The Opus Hotel: Located in Vancouver’s fashionable Yaletown, the Opus Hotel is a few minutes walk away from the downtown core, steps from the inner harbor, and a quick jaunt to the city’s famous Stanley Park and local beaches.
This luxury boutique hotel offers a beautiful contemporary atmosphere along with intuitive service making sure that all guests are always taken care of.
The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver: Recently renovated with luxurious guest rooms with breathtaking cityscape views, this hotel brings a touch of European elegance to Vancouver.
This hotel is located in the heart of downtown close to the arts and entertainment district as well as just steps away from Robson Street, one of the country’s most popular shopping areas.
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver: As one of the city’s famous landmarks with the charm of an English castle, this hotel sits close to the city’s business district and right across the street from the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Best known for its fabulous dining experiences this hotel houses one of the city’s most popular bistro’ Griffins Restaurant as well as their 900 West Lounge, a popular gathering place for locals with award winning martinis and the sounds of live jazz music.
Loden Vancouver: This urban waterfront retreat is inspired by all things Vancouver, from its curved glass emulating the ocean waves to its natural stone and copper bringing the coastal mountains indoors.
Its earthy pallet is stylish and chic for both business nomads and leisure seekers alike and features all of the best in luxury amenities. Located in Vancouver’s Coal Harbor this hotel is also adjacent to many of the city’s most popular attractions from museums and galleries to numerous world class restaurants.
Wedgewood Hotel and Spa: Situated amidst the gardens and waterfalls of the cities fashionable Robson Square in the heart of downtown, this family run, privately owned, luxury boutique hotel has become an intimate oasis in Vancouver.
All rooms feature private walk out balconies as well as the owner’s personal touches with art and antiques from their private collection.
Pan Pacific Vancouver: Located atop a pier overlooking the waterfront and set against a mountain backdrop this hotel features 503 luxurious rooms and suites with panoramic vistas of the harbor, mountains, Stanley Park and the city skyline.
After a long day, feel free to relax at their Spa Utopia or their outdoor salt water pool.
This luxury hotel not only offers the best service to its guests and is also a proud member to the Green Key ECO- rating program committing itself to reduce their environmental impact.
The Fairmont Waterfront: This hotel has a stunning view wherever there’s a window.
Rooms are spacious and elegant and are sure to satisfy even the most discriminating guest offering only the best in luxury amenities.
Perfectly situated for a long walk around the sea wall to Stanley Park or a quick boat ride to North Vancouver. Dining here is also superb using only the freshest ingredients along with herbs and vegetables from their garden deck.