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Customers like this hotel for:
    Nearest transport:
  • Burrard Metro Station (1.7 Km / 21 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Vancouver International Airport (11.8 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Clean hotel", "Friendly staff", "Good location"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • English Bay (First) Beach (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Seawall Promenade (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1.6 Km / 20 min walk)
  • Granville Island Public Market (1.8 Km / 22 min walk)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

The Sylvia Hotel

1154 Gilford Street, West End, Vancouver (BC), Canada (Show on map)

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Features of The Sylvia Hotel

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • babysitting
  • bar
  • bicycle rental
  • business center
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • family room
  • laundry service
  • library
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • pets allowed
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • shops
  • vending machine

Sports and Recreation

  • golf course (within 3 km)
  • skiing
  • tennis courts


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms

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Hotel Description
On Vancouver's English Bay, next to Stanley Park and only minutes from downtown, this hotel offers s...see more On Vancouver's English Bay, next to Stanley Park and only minutes from downtown, this hotel offers stunning views of the bay as well as a delicious on-site restaurant and lounge. The Vancouver Art Gallery is 2 km away. Built in 1912, The Sylvia Hotel provides easy access to activities such as swimming in the English Bay or rollerblading and bicycling on the seawall. Guests can experience the shopping on Robson Street or browse the Vancouver Art Gallery. Sylvia's Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in the beautiful bistro, sunny patio or elegant dining room. Guests can sip on a glass of wine or a blueberry martini while enjoying the view of English Bay.
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Timothy Couples
United States of America, October 29, 2015
Favorite place to stay in...

Extremely helpful and friendly staff. Very responsive. Nicely furnished, very clean room with partial view of English Bay. All the amenities we needed. Cozy, view lounge with good bar food. Convenient...
Harry Couples
New Zealand, October 28, 2015

Car parking was easy to access and convenient for unloading/loading. Facilities are a bit dated but so are we so we fitted in just fine!
Sonya Groups
United States of America, October 28, 2015
Marilyn Couples
United States of America, October 26, 2015

Across from English Bay "people beach"
Wendy Couples
Canada, October 26, 2015
My favourite sleep in Vancouver

Fresh air, quiet nights, friendly and helpful staff, good food and good music, comfortable bed.... I will go back to the Sylvia every time.
Al Couples
United States of America, October 26, 2015
The Sylvia Hotel is a...

I especially liked the location and the great amenities the hotel offers. The restaurant is excellent too. The staff is outstanding and go out of their way to give you the best service.
Linda Solo travelers
United States of America, October 26, 2015
Perfect place to rest after...

Surprised by how nice hotel is. Most comfortable bed on which I have ever slept. Can take C23 bus to and from train station. Walk to Granville Island ferry for Public Market. Absolutely recommend.
Suzanne Groups
Canada, October 25, 2015
Great, historical hotel.

Great space and nice atmosphere. I would come back.
Ian Couples
Canada, October 25, 2015
very well run hotel...

Great location.
Denise Couples
Canada, October 25, 2015
Good management

We have stayed at Sylvia a couple times. We love the character and history of Sylvia and also love the location.

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