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Sylvia Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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I love the Sylvia Hotel. The staff are very pleasant. The rooms are affordable, very clean and the beds are always comfortable. The food is great by room service or in the restaurant and I enjoy the live music. The English Bay (ocean) location is...More

Thank Joelle W
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Over the past 16 years of regular visits to this hotel the words "comfort, consistency and convenience" apply just as strongly as they did in 2001, and whilst the old-style elegance and charm of this old lady are still obviously patent there are ongoing noticeable...More

6  Thank dzumbino
Response from Ross D, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded October 11, 2017

Someone might think that some working at the hotel wrote the review. Thank-you for all your kind words and the mention of some of the benefits of staying with us. Mentioning the service offered by the staff and the hard work they do does not...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent location. Pretty clean. The cleaners might consider hair nets. Benches outside to sit and wait for cab would be a plus. Some rooms are quite tiny with a hidden step up to the washroom. Sorry toes.A lot of pluses however. Staff was beyond excellent,...More

Thank robertk9999
Response from rossdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank-you for staying with us and writing your thoughts for other guests to read. We do have 18 different room types, some very large, some very small and some with full kitchens. So always call the hotel directly to discuss your needs so we can...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first city visit to Vancouver, and we spent a lot of time selecting a hotel. The Sylvia was a terrific choice. It is a nice blend of modern amenities and historical quaintness - such as mechanical floor indicator above the elevator. We...More

1  Thank Kenneth L
Response from rossdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank-you for the 5 star rating you posted on this site. I will pass on your comments to Katie as she will enjoy the mention. We are happy that you enjoyed the service and attention to detail in making your trip an enjoyable one. The...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I recently stayed at the Sylvia Hotel in Vancouver on 3 separate occasions. It is in a great location for accessing Stanley Park and on a good bus route to central Vancouver. The hotel is quaint in style and each of the...More

1  Thank JohnKAuckland
Response from rossdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank-you for your kind words about your stay with us. We do not provide fridges in every room however we do have rooms with full kitchens and we do stock a few fridges that can be brought up to your room on request to help...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$102 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$102 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
...More
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Jay R
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Wineberry39 | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking under the hotel and on the street. Paid parking is in effect on most of street parking but there are free spots on the adjacent streets but very difficult to find as most are reserved for residents... More
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Jay R
April 24, 2018|
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Martha T
March 12, 2018|
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Response from CanadaMaggie | Reviewed this property |
with 4 people its best value to take a taxi from the airport directly to the hotel. It will cost you about $35 which is very good for 4. Its fast, comfortable and simple. You can take sky train but it does not take you... More
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"Best location to enjoy all the attractions of downtown Vancouver"
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"Avoid the north side if you like light"
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"Rooms away from above the entrance and lounge/restaurant would be quieter. Some suites have kitchens which..."
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"The front and corner suites have the nicest rooms."
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