Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver

1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6  show map
 3 stars
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Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Cycling

Hiking

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The three-star Sylvia Hotel is perfectly placed in the northern part of Vancouver, facing the picturesque English Bay.

This unique 1912-year apartment building provides meeting room and parking.

The warm and cozy 120 rooms and suites are fitted with satellite TV and wireless internet access.

The hotel’s restaurants provide delicious regional dishes and selection of beverages.

Burrard SkyTrain Station is about 2.4km away.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   120.

Rooms

All accommodations offer unique interior design, picturesque views over the harbor and the city, work desk, in-room safe deposit box, satellite TV with remote control, iron and ironing board, telephone, free high-speed wireless internet access, bathroom with shower, hair dryer and bathrobes, and clock radio.

Dining options

Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge features cozy fireplace and inviting atmosphere to savor wide range of wines, martinis, light meals and selection of traditional local favorites.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The charming meeting room that can accommodate up to 25 persons is equipped with complimentary digital projector and white board.

High-speed wireless internet connection is available throughout the venue.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible on site at CAD 18 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 4 may stay at the price of CAD 5 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CAD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

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City Center
  • Vancouver
    3.7km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Yaletown Roundhouse Skytrain Station
    2.2km
  • Olympic Village Station
    3.2km
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    2.2km
  • Bus stop
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
    30 m
  • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
    130 m
Beaches
  • English Bay Beach
    210 m
  • Sunset Beach
    810 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    120

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Rooms and availability

All accommodations offer unique interior design, picturesque views over the harbor and the city, work desk, in-room safe deposit box, satellite TV with remote control, iron and ironing board, telephone, free high-speed wireless internet access, bathroom with shower, hair dryer and bathrobes, and clock radio.

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Contemporary Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
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    Tradition Guest Room
    Bed type: Queen Size bed or King Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds
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        Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver Vancouver location
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          Hotel Address:

          1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Vancouver
            3.7km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Yaletown Roundhouse Skytrain Station
            2.2km
          • Olympic Village Station
            3.2km
          Underground stations
          • Waterfront Skytrain Station
            2.2km
          • Bus stop
            600 m
          Restaurants
          • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
            30 m
          • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
            130 m
          Beaches
          • English Bay Beach
            210 m
          • Sunset Beach
            810 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            120

          Hotel Awards

          CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVancouverSylvia

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          Sylvia Location

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          City Center is about 3.7km away.

          Stanley Park Pitch and Putt is only 850m away.

          Roedde House Museum, designed in the late Victorian manner is about 1.1km away.

          Vancouver Convention Center is about 2.6km away.

          Tourist attractions

          • Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre - 900 m

          Popular areas

          • Cypress Mountain - 400 m

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Robson Street - 600 m

          Museums

          • David YH Lui Assoc - 400 m
          • Roedde House Museum - 700 m
          • Bill Reid Museum Foundation - 1.2km
          • Vancouver Maritime Museum - 1.3km
          • B C Book Prizes - 1.3km
          • Museum District - 1.4km
          • H R Mac Millan Space Ctr - 1.4km
          • Vancouver Men's Chorus - 1.5km
          • Cea Working Holiday Ctr - 1.5km

          Parks

          • Queen Elizabeth Park - 300 m
          • Grouse Mountain - 500 m
          • West End - 500 m
          • Lumberman's Arch Booth - 500 m
          • Vancouver Children's Farmyard - 600 m
          • West End Community Ctr - 700 m
          • Teahouse Restaurant - 800 m
          • Seasons in the Park Restaurant - 800 m
          • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden - 1.2km
          • Vancouver Aquatic Ctr - 1.3km

          Universities, Institutes

          • Vancouver Career College - 400 m
          • Canadian College of English - 1.1km
          • Advanced Education Council - 1.1km
          • Vancouver Language College - 1.3km
          • Iti Information Tech Inst - 1.4km
          • Asia Pacific Intl Graduate Sch - 1.4km

          Medical care and Hospitals

          • CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver - 1.4km

          Marina

          • English Bay - 100 m

          Local Attractions

          • Vancouver Aquarium - 1.7km
            845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver
          • Christ Church Cathedral - 1.7km
            690 Burrard St., Vancouver
          • Bill Reid Gallery - 1.8km
            639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
          • Granville Island - 1.9km
            1661 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
          • Vancouver Art Gallery - 1.7km
            750 Hornby St., Vancouver

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • English Bay - 160 m
            Denman and Davie Sts., Vancouver
          • Stanley Park - 1.1km
            West Georgia Street, Vancouver
          • Vancouver Downtown - 870 m
            Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada
          • Cathedral Grove - 1.0km
            British ColumbiaCanada
          • English Bay Beach - 210 m
            Beach Ave., Vancouver
          • Denman Street - 710 m
            Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada
          • Sunset Beach - 810 m
            Off of Burrard Street and Beach Avenue, Vancouver

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge - 30 m

            Address: 1154 Gilford Street
            Phone: (604) 681-9321

            69% likes this, based on 109 reviews
            Cuisine: Canadian

          • Cupcakes - 120 m

            Address: 1072 Denman Street
            Phone: 604-629-1935

            76% likes this, based on 102 reviews
            Cuisine: Dessert, Bakery
            Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 14

          • Milestone's Restaurant - 160 m

            Address: 1210 Denman St
            Phone: (604) 662-3431

            69% likes this, based on 113 reviews
            Cuisine: International

          • Raincity Grill - 130 m

            Address: 1193 Denman St
            Phone: (604) 685-7337

            79% likes this, based on 283 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Canadian
            Price Range: CAD 69 - CAD 69

          • Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine - 180 m

            Address: 1096 Denman Street
            Phone: 604-683-3333

            74% likes this, based on 176 reviews
            Cuisine: Asian

          Getting there.

          Vancouver International Airport is about 14.8km away.

          By car take the Grant McConachie Way E, keep right at the fork, follow signs for Granville Street E/City Centre/Centre-Ville/BC-99 N and merge onto SW Marine Drive, continue onto Granville Street, turn left onto Granville Street/Granville Bridge, take the Pacific Street W exit, merge onto Pacific Street, continue onto Beach Avenue and turn right onto Gilford Street/Pendrell Street.

          Getting around.

          Vancouver Pacific Central Railway Station is about 4.9km away.

          Pacific Bus Depot is about 4.9km away.

          Burrard SkyTrain Station is about 2.4km away.

          Denman Street/Pendrell Street bus stop is only 250m away.

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            120

          Hotel Awards

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          Sylvia Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sylvia

          Individual guest reviews

          • Couple
            3.2

            Absolutely nothing.

            This is not a hotel, it is a hostel. It was dirty, smelly and very very basic. For the cost of $180 incl taxes a night it is nothing short of a rip off!

          • Couple
            7.0

            Great Location, free parking, good advices from front desk.

            Expensive, poor internet reception, not many options on breakfast menu.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Location was terrific - access to Stanley Park, running the sea wall, shopping and visiting downtown. The restaurant was great - reasonable prices, good food, and great view of Kits and the ocean.

            No there wasn't anything we didn't like about the hotel.

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            The location on English Bay and the tradition it carries, with the view from the restaurant

            The colours of the carpets and walls in corridors and even the restaurant . are uninviting,on the gloomy side. A coordination of more neutral shades would not take away the tradition...

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The oldest hotel in Vancouver....updated nicely....quaint, peaceful hotel. Staff was very helpful, courteous, excellent food and waiters in restaurant. Exceedingly beautiful waterfront.

            nothing....by choice, we always stay at The Sylvia Hotel

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            The staff were very friendly and I liked the character and style of the hotel. The location is also excellent.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            We enjoyed the location and the food at the hotel's spacious restaurant. It's an old hotel, and we found the ambiance delightful, the fifteen-minute visit from a seagull on our window ledge a good photo opportunity and the view of English Bay cannot be easily beaten.

            The floor-level indicator in one of the two elevators servicing the 8 floors is stuck at "5". Has anybody noticed?

          • Group of friends
            6.2

            Good location at English Bay near Stanley Park

            The room was really small and very dated. Tiny television set, old furniture, sort of staying at your grandmother's house--not in a good way.

          • Single
            10.0

            Very comfortable, friendly staff, price for food and service was of value, complimentary internet was excellent and easy to use. View fantastic, good bar and food service.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            The location on English Bay is hard to beat, the value is superb and the hotel is an icon in Vancouver in terms of it's heritage status

            The lounge and bar could be better. The pub food in the bar at night is abominable

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            The quiet atmosphere - you felt like you were the only one in the hotel; the clean rooms and nicely refurbished. I appreciated that there were no newspapers at the door every morning - waste of paper. The staff were extremely polite and helpful. The service in the restaurant was very good and the dollar value of room service cannot be surpassed. I would return to the Sylvia without hesitation - close enough to everything but away from the rush of downtown.

          • Single
            8.8

            An old building, but stylishly done, with plenty of space in my room. While not all up-to-date fixtures, etc., in the room, it was pleasant and quiet, and had a gret view into the West End of Vancouver and over to Englsh Bay.

            No in-room safe or in-room fridge.

          • Couple
            8.8

            Good location at the English bay near the Stanley Park - stylish old hotel with charm. Good breakfast in nice location.

            Wireless Internet connection slow and unreliable on the upper floors.

          • Group of friends
            7.0

            The hotel location was the best for the money. The hotel had a convenient garage and did not have a valet rushing to take our bags.

            The restaurant food was terrible. No shampoo in the bathrooms was poor. Standard room was very tight as was the bathroom. Location made the difference only. I would recommend the hotel to anyone who wants the location and not fussy about the room or amenities.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            It's Centrality and position by the water with good Access to the Parks and wild life( animals) The staff were so helpful and kind.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver Vancouver location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Vancouver
            3.7km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Yaletown Roundhouse Skytrain Station
            2.2km
          • Olympic Village Station
            3.2km
          Underground stations
          • Waterfront Skytrain Station
            2.2km
          • Bus stop
            600 m
          Restaurants
          • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
            30 m
          • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
            130 m
          Beaches
          • English Bay Beach
            210 m
          • Sunset Beach
            810 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            120

          Hotel Awards

          CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVancouverSylvia

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in Canada

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