We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Good value in handy location” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Blue Horizon Hotel

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Blue Horizon Hotel
Ranked #21 of 89 Hotels in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
137 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Good value in handy location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

With Stanley Park close by, Robson shopping & nice big rooms this was a great place to stay. We enjoyed the views & balcony along with good gym with pool, spa & sauna. Lighting a little dull for the big room but managed. Recommend for location & room size.

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
7 Thank PauleLec
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

2,394 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    1,212
    983
    140
    29
    30
See reviews for
513
1,136
165
158
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (791)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Alert Bay
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

I had used the 'do not disturb' sign on my door after my first night - didn't need housekeeping... I was getting off the elevator and the cleaning lady is coming out of my room. Her excuse was 'security check'. So after the second night, and a long day at my conference, I had taken a nap and was woken up because of the 'security check.' Again, the 'do not disturb' sign was in my door. I was not impressed with this at all.
With all the 'security checks,' is it safe at all to stay the Blue Horizon Hotel? & why is it housekeeping that is doing the checks?
I also had constant water running from the rooms above.
One of my colleagues had walked into her room and the housekeeper was washing her glass/mug in the sink with a face cloth... are the dishes not to be sent to the kitchen and washed/sterilized?

Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
Helpful?
8 Thank beths21
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
John P, Front Office Manager at Blue Horizon Hotel, responded to this review, January 20, 2014
Dear Beths21,

Thank you for taking the time to write your guest comments. We appreciate guest feedback as it is important to the service and hospitality we provide.

We wish to assure you that used guestroom glassware, mugs and utensils are removed from the room and sanitized. Your colleague had a plate from ABODE in her room, and the room attendant was simply rinsing it off. We were in contact with your colleague and she appreciated clarification and said otherwise all the facilities were impeccable. Please be assured that cleanliness and hygiene is a top priority.

We respect a guest’s ‘do not disturb’ sign. We do a daily visual check of all rooms to ensure the wellbeing of our guests and their room. Our housekeeping team is very proud of the service it provides and we regret if you were inconvenienced in any way. Please note that hotel industry best practices includes daily room checks. We regret if there was any misunderstanding with our housekeeping team, and wish to assure you that we are proactive with matters of safety and security. The Blue Horizon is a safe place to stay.

We trust you understand and would be pleased to speak to you privately if this does not address your concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly to arrange a future visit, as we appreciate the opportunity to welcome you back.

Yours truly,

Paul Banis
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Farmington Hills
Level Contributor
43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2014

We were fortunate enough to get an amazing room on one of the higher floors. I believe it was the 14th floor. The room was great, but more amazing were the VIEWS. Please see my photos! My cousin and her husband ended up hanging out in our room because the views were so amazing!

Room Tip: Get a room on one of the higher floors and ask for one that has a view of the harbor.
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank jcthrift
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Kayseri, Turkey
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2014

We arrived after a skiing holiday in Whistler and was upgraded to a larger room! The front desk lady went out of her way to accommodate my wife and our triplets! The room was spacious, comfortable, clean although the bathroom especially the tub could have been better. On the whole we truly appreciated the convenient location on Robson. We will definately return again if we visit Vancouver.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Junglexj
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

We had an issue with very noisy pipes that woke up our whole family near midnight. However, the manager was wonderful and arranged to promptly move us to a different room and provided wonderful service. We visit Vancouver often and now would have no hesitation staying here again, thanks to the manager, Paul. Very convenient location, spacious rooms, and the breakfast exceeded our expectation - delicious! The staff was always friendly and courteous.

Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
Helpful?
Thank J K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
392 reviews
119 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

Arrived very late in the evening after a flight back to YVR. While I was away, the remainder of our family stayed for an urban getaway and let me know that the Blue Horizon Hotel is a fantastic property at a great price.

Upon arrival had a lovely, warm welcome from the Front Desk staff. The BC Resident rate was outstandingly low. The high floor room had great nightscape views of the city towards English Bay and in the morning enjoyed the daylight version.

The bed was comfortable and afforded a great night's sleep. It was quiet and I slept like a log.

Asked for a late checkout and was offered a 1 pm departure. Thank you!

Liked all the upgraded touches and tasteful décor. The only thing out of place was the pink bathtub, otherwise lovely and modern.

Location across from the Japanese Konbiniya and so popped over for a few onigiri for lunch. Excellent.

Love the location and stayed many times at the Pacific Pallisades (sadly, no more). Glad to have found a new choice in the Robson Street area and our family will continue to stay at the Blue Horizon and recommend this property to all seeking a clean, spacious room in the centre of Downtown with great views of English Bay and in a neighbourhood with outstanding restaurant options.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
5 Thank BuccaneerDave
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Victoria, Canada
Level Contributor
33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

Just returned from a visit to the Blue Horizon. Staff were courteous, the room was generous, the view expansive and the location super convenient. Did I mention affordability? Off the charts. Maybe this was an off-season deal but staying on the 25th floor for $120 was amazing value. Parking was only $20, a great price for the area, and the pass ran until 3 pm the following day allowing me to leave it in the lot while I shopped after checking out. I'll be back.

Room Tip: Pay a little more for the upper floors. The view is amazing.
See more room tips
  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank JohnnyATraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Vancouver hotels
Robson Street
The Listel Hotel Vancouver
The Listel Hotel Vancouver
#23 of 89 in Vancouver
4.5 of 5 bubbles 2,033 reviews
Robson Street
Hotel BLU
Hotel BLU
#12 of 89 in Vancouver
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,386 reviews
Downtown
St. Regis Hotel
St. Regis Hotel
#9 of 89 in Vancouver
4.5 of 5 bubbles 2,300 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Downtown
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel by APA
West End
Sunset Inn and Suites
Sunset Inn and Suites
#13 of 89 in Vancouver
4.5 of 5 bubbles 2,108 reviews
Downtown
Hotel Le Soleil
Hotel Le Soleil
#10 of 89 in Vancouver
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,396 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Blue Horizon Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Blue Horizon Hotel

Property: Blue Horizon Hotel
Address: 1225 Robson St | Downtown, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1C3, Canada
Phone Number:
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Robson Street
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in Vancouver
#15 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#19 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#35 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Horizon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 214
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 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda and Travelocity so you can book your Blue Horizon Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Blue Horizon Hotel Vancouver
Blue Horizon Vancouver

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing