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Sylvia Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1154 Gilford St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
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Vancouver, British Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have got to like the old style boutique hotel to appreciate the charm of The Sylvia. The elevators are small and "clunky" but work. The carpet was a little worn in my room, but the room was immaculate and clean and the bed a dream. The Hotel exterior is unique in design with ancient vines covering the front and... More

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Sylvia continues to be our favorite hotel in Vancouver. View of English Bay is outstanding! Right on the seawall, so, walk around Stanley park, aquabus to Granville and downtown all easily accessible for people who like to walk. Old European hotel feel, built in 1912, it was the first pet friendly hotel in Vancouver. Suites in the old part... More

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Merced, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
28 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We picked this hotel based on Tripadvisor reviews. Check-in was polite and efficient. I didn't feel at any time, like so many other guests did, that anybody went out of their way to make us feel at home. This was my first overnight stay in Canada, so that was a bit disappointing. Fortunately everywhere else we visited in Vancouver people... More

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Campbell River, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I have enjoyed several stays at "The Sylvia Hotel on English Bay" and would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting this gorgeous city. It is true that "The Sylvia" is aging but with grace and poise! For a one hundred plus year old hotel right by the sea, the rooms are clean and comfortable and all of... More

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Millarville, Alberta, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sylvia for 2 nights. We really enjoyed ourselves; the staff was wonderful (both in reception and in the restaurant and lounge. For the oldest hotel in Vancouver, it is in great condition, and the architecture is wonderful. We had 4 meals in the restaurant and lounge and all were very good. It is right on English... More

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46 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I saw some mixed reviews on Trip Advisor but opted to book here anyway as I only had one day in Vancouver and wanted to be close to Stanley Park. I was not disappointed in the Sylvia Hotel...was so pleased I chose to stay here. I arrived early from Whistler and wanted to drop my bag off; they had my... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is definitely seen better days. It is old but what compensates for this is the staff. They are very friendly and helpful. They have a policy of one key per room. Yes, a key, like in the old days. That way the staff gets to know you and after a few days, they greet you by name. Now... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice older hotel where you check in the key (yes, a real key!) when you leave and pick it up on returning. The staff gets to know you (and vice versa) making a family atmosphere. In-house restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; you don't have to leave on a rainy day. But when there is no rain, you have Denman... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a former resident of the area, there is no better part of Vancouver to stay in. Lots of great little places to eat on Davie Street. My partner went SUPing on English Bay one morning and you are right on the seawall and next to Stanley Park if you like walking. It took us about 20 minutes on public... More

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Maple Ridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, the location is unbeatable being right across the street from English Bay and near the entrance to Stanley Park with Davie and Denman streets a block away. Secondly, the Sylvia has a romanic history, having been build by an adoring father and named after his daughter. The place has style and tradition from the flaming red Virginia... More

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Address: 1154 Gilford St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sylvia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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