Welcome to Granville Island – The cultural hub of Vancouver

Granville Island is a destination that should be at the top of the list of places to experience when you are visiting our wonderful city of Vancouver. Granville Island has become one of the most well known cultural hubs of the city and it never ceases to please. It is known for its bustling Public…

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Fresh off the Cruise ship – Welcome to Davie Village and the West End.

The Cruise-ship season is now in full swing in Vancouver which means the city has a large influx of tourists coming and going from Canada Place. If you happen to be travelling to the city from a cruise we will like to tell about the local area that the Sunset Inn and Suites is situated…

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Granville Island and Vanier Park

Granville Island and Vanier Park are the areas that you can see from across the hotel if you happen to be staying in one of our Executive Suites, especially from the vantage point of our largest rooms (Called the Executive Large Suites) which are South facing. Check these rooms out! http://www.sunsetinn.com/suites/executive What you can see…

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Swimming Pools and Beaches that you must visit!

Summer officially began on June 21st up here in the Northern Hemisphere – so its a good time to tell you about the excellent beaches and swimming pools you can enjoy! SUNSET BEACH Our namesake Beach is just a short 5 minute walk down the hill from the hotel. At Sunset Beach you get to…

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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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Kayaking at the gorgeous Deep Cove

Vancouver has already enjoyed a glimpse of what Summer may be like, the majority of last week we were graced with some pretty stunning Weather that was certainly more like Summer than mid Spring with gorgeous clear skies and very comfortable temperatures. This is great news for anyone who wants to explore a little further…

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Whale and Dolphin watching season has begun in spectacular style!

It has been quite the week for us along the coastal BC waters as we have been treated to some rare Dolphin and Whale pods migrating through the Georgia Strait. The Whales are not too elusive as they general favour these waters for migrating, but catching a sight of Dolphin pods is actually a rare…

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Springtime in Vancouver……Part 2 – Activities to explore.

NORTH SHORE MOUNTAINS AND ACTIVITIES IN SPRING Some of you may have heard that Vancouver just received a considerable amount of snowfall over the weekend although accumulations were at a premium in the downtown area, this was not the case for the rest of the greater Vancouver area. This comes as welcome relief for the…

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Rainy day things to do in Vancouver!

Rain Rain go away come again another day! Um…well no…The Rains have well and truly arrived and this is generally the run of things for us till Mid Spring! So what do you do in an inclement climate? In all honesty quite a lot actually – so read on and prepare yourself for some excellent…

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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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