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.
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.
Kicking Horse Resort is perfect for advanced skiers, with 70 trails and two spacious Eagle’s Eye suites overlooking five national parks.
The Wickaninnish Inn, set on a remote, pine forest–ringed promontory, is best enjoyed during fierce weather—the more ferocious, the better. In the 75 rooms, duvet-covered beds and deep soaking tubs sit beside ample windows that look out on the churning ocean and rain-lashed coast.
Built in preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel towers a lofty 48 floors above the Burrard Inlet waterfront, with panoramic views of the North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park, and Coal Harbour.
You'll find some of the city's most convenient, affordable and desirable accommodation locations right here on the UBC campus, where you can surround yourself with some of Vancouver's most beautiful ocean, forest and campus views.
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.