1 Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver
After opulence? You’ll find it in excess at Shangri-La, Vancouver’s most sky-scraping tower at 700ft-high. Designed with guidance from a Feng Shui expert, the Asian influence has been carefully woven into many components of the hotel and its 199 spacious rooms.On the menu, there’s plenty to impress. Head to Market by Jean-Georges, one of Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s concept restaurants. The seasonal menu is filled with local seafood, as well the chef’s signature fusion cuisine. For the healthy crowd, the Ginger Juice Bar offers light nibbles and brain-boosting drinks – and it’s also within easy reach of the gym and pool, too.
Rooms from £150 per night. Click here to make a booking.
2 Rosewood Hotel Georgia
One for the creative lovers, Rosewood Hotel Georgia is perched directly opposite the city’s art gallery – just a few steps away from the Canada Line train.
Not only gorgeous, Rosewood Hotel Georgia is one for the gourmands. Book a table at Hawksworth to try chef David Hawksworth’s seasonal dishes with a splash of Asian influence. Don’t forget a tipple at The Hawksworth cocktail bar, either.
3 OPUS Hotel Vancouver
Fun seekers, suitcases this way. If you’re after a stay that’s as entertaining as it is elegant, then book a room at OPUS. A venue that mirrors its location, find this trendy hotel in the midst of vibrant Yaletown. Surrounded by chic markets, art galleries and shops, this boutique hotel, built with glass, brick and steel, is anything but average. Inside awaits 96 rooms, all filled with individual style and personality.Not only are staff dressed in fashionable designer uniforms, but they’re also highly knowledgable. Pick their brains for the best local spots, or make the most of the room’s free iPad for handy travel tips.
Rooms from £172 per night. Clickhereto make a booking.
4 The Wedgewood Hotel & Spa
In a sea of different city stays, The Wedgewood Hotel & Spa stands out like a glittering diamond. One of Vancouver’s most prized hotels, this downtown hub features 83 stunning rooms, as well as a full-service spa complete with gym and eucalyptus steam room.
Don’t check-out without a meal at the award-winning Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge, serving up modern French cuisine in an elegant setting with an added dose of live entertainment.Think old school luxury, character and culinary delights. There’s even afternoon tea, for those that fancy a bite of the British pasttime in the heart of Canada.
Rooms from £140 per night. Clickhereto find out more and make a booking.
5 The Loden
If you like to feel at home at a hotel, you’ll love The Loden. Placing pride upon providing guests with a personalised service, this boutique property creates a sense of tranquil peace despite its central location.
Styled in west coast decor, the Loden’s 70 rooms and seven suites draw their inspiration from the natural surroundings of coastal British Columbia. Think natural stone, beautiful textures and services based around health.Pamper yourself at the second floor spa, which features a well-equipped gym, spa suite and infrared sauna. Robes this way, please.
Rooms from £159 per night. Click here to make a booking.
Words by Sophie Ritchie