Tips on what to do in Vancouver if you are visiting on an Alaskan Cruise.

It maybe the middle of Winter but we can see that the reservations are coming in thick and fast for the upcoming Cruise ship season to Alaska. Once the Cruise ships arrive the city gets pretty busy and of course that means we generally have full occupancy. The Cruise Ships dock very very early at…

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Visit Victoria, Whistler and more with Westcoast Sightseeing.

Westcoast Sightseeing offer some amazing tours that will directly pick you up at the hotel and will guide you to your destination such as Victoria on Vancouver Island, Whistler and the North shore area of the North Vancouver city district including Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain. Westcoast Sightseeing work in conjunction with Big Bus…

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Bicycling tours around Stanley Park with Vancouver Bike Tours.

Bicycling season is well and truly here, lets us guide you as to where you can rent bikes and have some information on Bike tours around the city, we really believe that cycling around will get you up close and personal among the stunning scenery that Vancouver has to offer. English Bay Bike Rentals. without…

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May Events in Vancouver 2014

May 2014 is shaping up to be a very busy month in Vancouver, not only is it the beginning of Official tourist season what with the arrival of the Cruise Ships, it is also the time when our weather is becoming sunnier and warmer and that means the festivities start to commence! We cannot wait…

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In Vancouver for just a couple of days? That is plenty of time to explore the downtown core neighborhoods!

Many of our guests that breeze through the hotel find that they are short on time to explore the area, so we want to explain to you about the districts that make up the downtown core of Vancouver and how you can maximize your time and still get to visit plenty of amazing places. We…

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The Jimi Hendrix connection & the district of Strathcona

There has been a lot of interest in the local media as of late on the subject of Multiculturalism and, in particular, the ethnic diversity of the populations that reside in Vancouver. It seems apparent that the so called majorities that the articles are talking about can be assumed to be of Caucasian decent, however,…

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Popular Bus Routes & Destinations….

At the Sunset Inn and Suites we receive many questions regarding the Bus Routes that will get you to the most popular destinations around Vancouver. Below is a comprehensive list on the more popular routes/destinations that the majority of our guests will want to use, we have split the destinations into 2 parts, the first…

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Coming to Vancouver on a cruise?…Here are some helpful tips to organize your visit.

For many Vancouverites in the city April is the last quiet month before the Summer tourist season begins, we are sure that many of you are busy planning your trips and it is likely that you maybe visiting us as via a stopover on your Alaskan Cruise. The majority of the Cruise ships dock into…

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Historical Heritage in the West End

When arriving in Vancouver the first thing people seem to notice about its look are the tall Glass Skyscrapers that dominate the downtown Skyline, you can easily think that this is a city that is somewhat bereft of history…but that is not simply not true. If you decide to get around the city by foot,…

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Chinese New Year – Year of the Snake.

The Chinese new year is soon to be upon us, and Vancouver has an extensive Chinese history that you will see etched into the fabric of the city. The year of the Snake. This is the year of The Black Snake, this new year is meant for steady progress and attention to detail, with focus…

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