We don’t just work at our downtown Vancouver — we live and play here too! These are some of our favourite spots near our pet friendly hotel you won’t want to miss while you’re in Vancouver. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think they are well worth a visit while you are staying at our hotel near Gastown. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.
Harbour activities include multiple tour route offerings via float plane, marina and boat tours, the Coal Harbour CommunityCentre, and the Coal Harbour seawall that connects to Stanley Park.
Harbour Green Park
Located just steps from the hotel’s front door, Harbour Green Park is the largest continuous waterfront park in the downtown area. Featuring a summer spray park and rolling lawns, this park is perfect for a fun afternoon picnic. Take in the spectacular water view and watch the float plane arrivals and departures as you relax.
Local Food Trucks
Recently exploding onto Vancouver’s culinary scene, food trucks are now a common sight in Vancouver’s downtown core.Renowned restaurants are launching their own food trucks – from Vij’s comes Vij’s Railway Express – in addition toVancouver’s hidden gems, like JAPADOG originally only found at Burrard & Smithe.
Vancouver famous outdoor shopping street in the heart of downtown, it is a commercial mecca that includes premier fashion stores and fine dining.
Stanley Park is an ecological oasis in the heart of the city. Included are numerous options of enjoyable activities.
The Vancouver Aquarium is dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display, education, research and encouraging active involvement.
Vancouver Art Gallery
Celebrating the work of leaders in the field of contemporary art and Vancouver’s own internationally renowned artists through cutting-edge exhibitions, the Vancouver Art Gallery also houses the most extensive collection of Canada’s beloved Emily Carr.