I chose the Blue Horizon for a 2-night stay in June based on reviews from tripadvisor. We were on a 2-week road trip around the Pacific NW and were trying to keep a decent budget, and this hotel looked like the best value. I'm so glad I stayed here!
The hotel was centrally located and within walking distance to Stanley Park, lots of shopping on Robson Street, great restaurants, etc. We were even able to walk to the SeaBus terminal which took us over to the bus station up to Grouse Mountain. Basically we could do all our sightseeing conveniently from the hotel location.
The room was also great - nothing fancy, but the bed was comfy and the room was clean, which are my two must-haves. They also have balconies in every room with spectacular views!! We were on the 28th floor and it was just awesome. If you are going to be out and about and just need a clean, comfy place to sleep without too many extras, this is the hotel for you!
One thing to know is that the parking lot for the hotel is also a public lot and they told us not to leave ANYTHING in our car. They had security, but apparently this is a huge problem in all of Vancouver. Being on a 2-week road trip that also involved camping, we had a full car. We took our valuables up to the room and covered the rest with a blanket and all was fine.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Blue Horizon is located in the center of Robson Street, the pulse of Vancouver. Experience the heartbeat of Robson Street's culture with its premier shopping, celebrated eateries and great cafes. Walk to Stanley Park, go around the Sea wall, stroll to English Bay or amble up and down Robson Street taking in all the restaurants and shops. You will love our convenient access to BC Place, Rogers arena, Gas town, Chinatown, Yaletown, Davie village, Convention center and the Cruise terminal. Taxis and transit is right out our front door. Comfort and convenience is at your doorstep. Our welcoming and spacious rooms are all corner rooms with balconies, many featuring million dollar views of English Bay, Stanley Park, the North Shore mountains and the city of Vancouver. The rooms are fresh and modern, with bold colors and sleek lines. Adding to your comfort, some of our amenities include free Wi-Fi, Keurig coffee makers, kettle, large in- room safe, IPod docking station, cozy bath robes and much more. Our 31st floor banquet and meeting facilities have the same million dollar views. Enjoy dining in our ABODE Restaurant that offers fresh local cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our ABODE Restaurant is partnered with the Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise conservation program which makes it easy for you to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come. Our summer sidewalk patio is a great place to relax and enjoy people watching on Robson. A relaxing dip in our indoor lap pool, a water massage in the Jacuzzi or a rejuvenating sauna can give you that start in the morning or wind down at the end of the day. The Blue Horizon cares about the environment and are proud to be awarded a 4 green key eco-rating by the Hotel association of Canada. This rating is awarded to a hotel for its sustainable practices such as energy conservation, water conservation, solid waste management, environmental management and much more. Welcome to your relaxing haven at the Blue Horizon with our heartfelt smiles and genuine hospitality. Welcome to your Vancouver home away from home. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Blue Horizon Hotel Vancouver
- Blue Horizon Vancouver