Hotels in British Columbia
Whether they’re near nature or in a busy city, hotels in British Columbia cater to your every need. World-class accommodations meet warm hospitality, alongside remarkable dining options, and it’s all wrapped up in a friendly Canadian spirit. Skiers, foodies, hikers, shoppers or business travelers – they’re all taken care of at British Columbia hotels.
Just a five-minute walk from Whistler-Blackcomb’s 200 trails is the Four Seasons Resort & Residences Whistler, a European-inspired lodge with 273 cozy rooms. The hotel’s gondola takes skiers to the top of the mountain, and from its windows, you can admire stunning views of the area. Vancouver’s Rosewood Hotel Georgia, a lovely boutique hotel in the heart of the city, is widely considered one of the best hotels in British Columbia. Find walk-in rainforest showers, flat-screen TVs and Nespresso coffee makers in the rooms, plus a swimming pool, fitness center, and a luxurious spa.
Downtown’s 1927 landmark has been revamped with Art Deco–inspired rooms (in soothing palettes of ivory, chocolate, and light blue), a world-class spa, saltwater lap pool, and a slick, dark-wood-and-gold-paneled restaurant run by star chef David Hawksworth. Looking to branch out?
Long Beach Lodge Resort sits along eight acres of Vancouver Island's West Coast. The Cox Bay beachfront property has 41 lodge rooms, each with handcrafted Douglas fir furniture, an oversized soaking tub, slate floors, and local artwork on the walls.
The crown jewel of the Cowichan food scene, thanks to proprietor and chef Mara Jernigan, who also leads a terrific Saturday cooking class.
Family-friendly hotel composed of contemporary suites outfitted with working fireplaces and well-stocked kitchens-all within 100 feet of two ski gondolas.
Set on an island that is fully encircled by mountain peaks, the 24-cabin lodge is as remote today as it was when it was built in 1902. Guests do not have easy access to TV’s or the Internet, and most rooms are outfitted with balconies overlooking the water.
The 273-room Four Seasons, 68 miles north of Vancouver, is a five-minute walk from Whistler-Blackcomb’s 200 trails, where a new Peak 2 Peak gondola carries skiers to and from both mountains.
Ski-in, ski-out resort in the quiet upper village, with a Robert Trent Jones Jr.–designed golf course.
Just a short stroll away from Vancouver’s famed wilderness-within-the-city, Stanley Park, this mid-priced, all-suite hotel in the gay village is also within walking distance of the downtown shopping and business districts.
A 22-acre resort situated on Rathtrevor Beach (which extends north into a provincial park), Tigh-Na-Mara's name means "house by the sea" in Gaelic. The 192 rooms, suites, and cabins are all log constructions with wireless Internet; many also have fireplaces and waterfront views.