The Sylvia Hotel
Address1154 Gilford Street VancouverSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Built in 1912, the ivy-covered Sylvia enjoys a prime location overlooking English Bay. Generations of guests keep coming back – many requesting the same room every year – for a dollop of old-world charm, plus a side order of first-name service. The rooms have a wide array of comfortable configurations, but best are the bedsit suites, which have kitchens and waterfront views.
If you don't have a room with a view, decamp to the lobby-level lounge to nurse a beer and watch the sun set over the beach.
Our independent authors have visited The Sylvia Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Downtown & West End.
Description provided by property
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.
Upon check-in photo identification and credit card are required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
Services & facilities
- Pets allowed
- Family rooms
- Breakfast in the room
- Bicycle rental
- Non-smoking rooms
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Vending machine (drinks)
- Free WiFi
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