Hotels in British Columbia
The crown jewel of the Cowichan food scene, thanks to proprietor and chef Mara Jernigan, who also leads a terrific Saturday cooking class.
The Altitude: 7,200 feet.
Downtown access and spectacular views converge in this magnificent tower hotel scenically situated on Burrard Inlet.
With even the smallest units offering a robust 714 square feet and a separate bedroom, not to mention full kitchens and large fireplaces and balconies, it may be hard to drag yourself away from the room to the slopes right outside the door.
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.
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.
Although this 18-story financial district skyscraper has an austere glass-and-concrete exterior, the lobby is warmly furnished with plush, neutral-toned couches and antique gold-leaf carving.
For panoramas of the rocky shore and snowcapped mountains, reserve one of the three rooms at this inn, set atop a 400-foot bluff.
Continents collide to pleasing effect in this European-style boutique hotel in the heart of one of North America's most beautiful cities.