Spent three nights here after a cruise. This is a beautiful hotel, in a great location. Our room was large and comfortable with a nice view of the downtown skyline. The room had a large flatscreen TV, a safe, a coffeemaker, extra towels, and nice amenities as well as extra electrical outlets where we could recharge our phones and cameras.. They even provided an umbrella in the closet in case of rainy weather (which I guess is frequent).
The hop-on hop-off blue line trolley stopped here but had to walk to waterfront where the cruises depart (which was only about four blocks) to catch the red line, Be aware that there are other bus tours available (which the hotel concierge did not tell us about) which may offer bigger more comfortable vehicles and additional destinations. Also only a few blocks to Robson Street, where we spent a lot of time enjoying the restaurants and shopping. We also were able to walk to Gastown and Chinatown, but would suggest a taxi at night to those locations. We took a taxi from our cruise ship to the hotel, and the charge was only $5!!!
Our only complaint was that everytime we left the room, the room was really hot when we returned. We complained on the second day and they promptly sent an engineer who said the A/C has sensors that turn it off when no one is in the room!! Not sure if I would stay here in the summer for that reason; however, he tinkered with it, and we didn't have any more problems.
Loved the elevator system, and never had a wait for an elevator. Somehow our electronic keys both stopped working the night before our departure, which was annoying because we had to go back down to the front desk; however, they resolved the problem quickly.
We called the hotel at 8:00 am as soon as we disembarked from the ship and asked if it would be possible for an early checkin. We were amazed that they had a room ready for us an hour later when we arrived!!! I don't know if calling ahead helped, but highly recommend trying it as later in the afternoon, after 4:00 pm the lobby was crowded with people checking in all three days we were there, and we heard many complaining they had been waiting an hour.
Internet service was $10 per day; however, if you only need to print your boarding passes, you can print them for free in their business center. Also, a Starbucks is located in the lobby where you can use their internet for free. The restaurant and bar were both enjoyable, although a hamburger there at lunch was $16. There is an adjoining mall which has a McDonald's, a Tim Horton, and a Rexall Drug store as well as other stores, and Robson street with all its restaurants is only a couple of blocks away.
There was a SkyTrain stop next door but front desk said the one that went to the airport was a few blocks away so we took a taxi (about $40 with all our bags) which took about 30 minutes.
Overall, a great experience. Would have given it five stars except for the air conditioning and room key problem; however, any problems were quickly resolved and all staff we encountered were very friendly, pleasant, and efficient.
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- Cosmopolitan. Urbane. Stylish. From the moment you arrive at the Four Diamond Hyatt Regency Vancouver, it’s clear there’s more here than meets the eye. Be treated to plush amenities and uncompromising service in a downtown Vancouver hotel that boasts the largest guestrooms, most impressive meeting and event facilities, romantic wedding venues, and accomplished catering staff of any accommodation in Vancouver.Help green the planet with a stay at Hyatt Regency Vancouver. The first downtown hotel to be awarded five keys, the highest rating, by the HAC Green Key Program our Vancouver Hyatt uses the services of Bullfrog Power (100% green electricity from wind power) for all its meeting rooms.Let the luxurious Hyatt Regency Vancouver be your ideal starting point to explore everything this dynamic city offers. Freshly updated to reflect the excitement and vibrancy of Vancouver, our hotel is surrounded by the bustling business center; moments from unique shops and engaging entertainment. For business travel or vacation, reward yourself with a stay at the favored choice of hotels in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... more less
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