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Fairmont Vancouver Airport
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

After stumbling off a nine hour flight from London, and a very long day we couldn't bear the though of having to catch the bus and ferry to get home to Victoria we knew months ago we wanted to stay at this wonderful hotel, and it was so worth it. You pretty much know your going to have a great experience with Fairmont Hotels and this one does not disappoint. The room was huge, with the most comfortable bed we have ever been in, including the pillows and linens. Bathroom was big beyond belief for a hotel and was equally as cool to see planes coming and going without hearing much of them. We also ate and enjoyed some drinks downstairs in the very stylish lounge and enjoyed the bartenders service very much. Overall you must stay here if not for the convenience, then for the sheer joy of it all!

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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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FairmontYVR, Director of Sales at Fairmont Vancouver Airport, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2012

Dear PaulSHarris,

Thank you kindly for pointing out the convenience of staying at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport. It is true, when you land from such a long flight it is a treat to be able to rest your mind at a property which is situated directly within the Vancouver International Airport. We hope you had a lovely time in Victoria, please inform us of any future trips you plan on taking to British Columbia, as we would love assist with any future bookings.

Sincerely,

The entire team at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport.

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Reviewed October 9, 2012

My wife and I stayed here for the last 2 nights of our holiday in Canada.
I am in the Presidents Club, and booked a room on the Gold Floor.
From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we were treated like royalty. The service in this hotel is the best I have experienced anywhere in the world. Nothing was too much.
The room was superb. Food and drink available in the private Gold Lounge, food was excellent.
This hotel must rank as one of the best in the world.
Yes, it is expensive, but for the quality and service you receive it is very reasonable. You pay for what you get, and what you get is of the highest standard anywhere.

Room Tip: Gold Floor, and join the Presidents Club!
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank john_farnden1
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FairmontYVR, Director of Sales at Fairmont Vancouver Airport, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2012

Dear John_farnden1,

Thank you very much for posting such a lovely review on the Fairmont Vancouver Airport. The team members, who are chosen to work on Fairmont Gold, are truly passionate towards the hospitality industry and providing exceptional service to their guests. We are very pleased to hear that you had the opportunity to experience our Fairmont Gold concierge floor and all the services it entails. Please ensure to contact us before making any future bookings as we would love to assist with any requests you may have,

Warmest Regards,

The entire team at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport.

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Reviewed October 5, 2012

Stayed here after a flight from london and it was great. The spa has three pools that are open 6am to 11pm, so kids can jump in and refresh straight after landing. Quiet rooms, attentive staff. Does what it says on the tin.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Thank ianian76
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FairmontYVR, Director of Sales at Fairmont Vancouver Airport, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2012

Dear ianian76,

After traveling for so many hours it is great to hear that you were able to enjoy our pool facilities. Please let us know if you happen travel through the Vancouver International Airport again as we would love to assist with any future reservation requests.

Warmest Regards,

The entire team at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport.

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Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

Can not comment on price as we were put up here by air Canada when one of our flights was delayed. The hotel was beautiful and the food was amazing! The room was clean and all of the staff were very friendly. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed: November 2011
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FairmontYVR, Director of Sales at Fairmont Vancouver Airport, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2012

Dear Pharmgirl 21,

Thank you very much for your Trip Advisor post. We hope you eventually made it safe and sound to your final destination. Please let us know when you are in town again, as we would love for you to stay with us,

Sincerely,

The entire team at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport.

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Okay, picture this, you get a wakeup call, you tumble out of the most exquisitely comfy bed in a spacious room with views of the mountains, truly first class, modern, clean, amenity rich, flat screen tv that you can swivel to watch from the bathtub, also spacious, and go downstairs to the main terminal to your waiting check-in luggage the hotel has stowed for you overnight, put it on a nearby cart and walk across the hall to the airlines counter where you check your baggage. I wish every airport had one. You can return your rental car at the airport there as well, usually saving an additional day's rate for that last overnight. I think I would also be inclined to stay there overnight upon arrival...Great gym, incredible menu with vegan, gluten free, spa-cuisine alternatives. Also, I am super allergic to dust and chemicals. They have rooms available on request that are hypo-allergenic, and they are so wonderful and clean. This hotel is a total find!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled solo
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Thank MerlynKauai
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FairmontYVR, Director of Sales at Fairmont Vancouver Airport, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2012

Dear MerlynKauai,

We love your recent review on Trip Advisor, thank you very much. We are also very happy to hear of your experience here at our hotel, and hope that we can assist with any other requests on future reservations with us. Thank you for also pointing out that there is a rental car drop off within the YVR terminal, it is great to constantly inform travelers of this key information. We hope you had a safe travel to your destination,

Warm regards,

The entire team here at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport.

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Reviewed October 1, 2012

I love the Fairmont Airport Hotel, it is such a treat when I am able to stay. This was my 3rd visit and it didn't disappoint. Mr Keller (I believe) the manager on duty checked me in and it was clear that he enjoys his job and loves the hotel. He made me feel that my arrival was of the utmost importance. As a woman travelling alone his warm welcome was comforting and made me feel at home. I took full advantage of the amazing bath tub and was well rested for my flight. Thank you, I am looking forward to my next stay.

Stayed: September 2012, traveled solo
Thank Louise H
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FairmontYVR, Director of Sales at Fairmont Vancouver Airport, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2012

Dear Louise H,

Thank you kindly for your recent review on Trip Advisor. Mr. Kevin Kelleher will be honoured to hear of your experience and we will ensure to pass along the message. Please let us know when you decide to stay again, at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport, as our team would love to assist with any future requests you may have,

Have a splendid day,

Sincerely,

The entire team here at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport.

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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Thanks to a Westjet delay we spent one night at the Fairmont Hotel. We have stayed at its sister hotel in downtown Vancouver and this hotel is definitely up to the same standard - its great. Check in was fast and easy, room service only took 20 minutes and the food was delicious. The quality of the beddings, linens, amenities and cutlery is top class. The beds are super comfortable and there is enough sound proofing in the rooms for a good night's sleep. The water is hot and the shower's water pressure is perfect. The only thing that let the hotel down was its cheap, crappy and deafening hair dryer. It took forever to blow dry my hair - just horrible! You'd be better off taking your own hairdryer! The gym is well equipped and spacious, and the meeting rooms are good too. If you have an early morning flight then its the perfect hotel. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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Address: 3111 Grant McConachie Way | PO Box 23798, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 0A6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Richmond
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Richmond
#1 Family Hotel in Richmond
#1 Business Hotel in Richmond
#1 Romantic Hotel in Richmond
#1 Green Hotel in Richmond
Price Range: $224 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Fairmont Vancouver Airport 4.5*
Number of rooms: 392
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Fairmont Vancouver Airport hotel is the only soundproofed, luxury hotel and spa conveniently located within Vancouver's International Airport (YVR). Situated directly above the US departures terminal only a two-minute stroll from the luggage carousels. Sleep in luxury right above your gate and avoid shuttles. This AAA / CAA 4-diamond airport hotel features:- an extensive Health Club and Spa- soundproofed guestrooms- breathtaking floor-to-ceiling views- day use roomsThe Fairmont Vancouver Airport hotel's award-winning, signature restaurant, GlobeYVR Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.Wireless Internet Access is available in all of our guest rooms and is complimentary for Fairmont President's Club members, free to join. ... more   less 
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