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.
This Fairmont outpost attached to Vancouver International Airport is a dream for jet watchers (and anyone needing luxurious digs between flights). The hotel towers above the airport’s U.S.
As stately and magnificent today as it was in 1939 when it opened just in time for the visit of King George VI, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s grand public spaces—from the lobby to the bar to the ballroom—are filled with classical dazzle and hints of Art Moderne, including marble terrazzo floors
Ivy-covered, British-inspired 1908 hotel (don't miss the traditional afternoon tea with scones and finger sandwiches) facing the Inner Harbour; one of Victoria's best addresses.
Located in downtown Vancouver one block from Canada Line rapid transit, St. Regis is a boutique hotel geared toward business travelers. After an $11-million renovation in 2008, the hotel kept its century-old charm intact, but brought the property up to modern standards.
The Altitude: 7,200 feet.
A 46-guest-room resort with en suite soaking tubs and fireplaces and a 110-slip marina.
Deep in the Selkirk Mountains, Nelsen Lodge at Revelstoke Mountain Resort debuts with 59 rustic suites in February of 2009 (162 more are slated to open later this year) and is just 10 steps from the longest lift-serviced descent in North America, at 5,620 feet.
Continents collide to pleasing effect in this European-style boutique hotel in the heart of one of North America's most beautiful cities.
For panoramas of the rocky shore and snowcapped mountains, reserve one of the three rooms at this inn, set atop a 400-foot bluff.
This 129-room gem of a hotel set on trendy Robson Street doubles as an art gallery.
To reach the wilderness resort that defines the word “glamping” (or glamorous camping), guests fly in by floatplane and then travel on by horse and wagon to the camp. Twenty white, luxury tents are set in the backwoods of Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Louis XIV would feel right at home in this ornate, over-the-top (and surprisingly affordable) Downtown hotel, where almost all of 119 guest rooms are suites.
Sitting right atop Canada Place, the Pan Pacific’s 504 rooms are just an elevator ride away from docked cruise ships and have the best waterfront views of any Downtown hotel.