City Tours and Bike rentals in Vancouver

One of the regular questions we receive at the hotel is “What is the best way to get around Vancouver?” here are some of the best options for you to see the city with the least amount of effort while being informative and as fun. Using the vehicle may not be the best option within…

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Christmas Events during December in Vancouver

Here are the major events that will be happening throughout December and beyond in Vancouver. The 11TH annual Rogers Santa Clause Parade Vancouver This annual event really gets you into the spirit of things and marks the time that Christmas is indeed getting very very close now. Here Santa takes centre stage as he and…

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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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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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In just a matter of weeks the Bears begin to wake up from their hibernation.

When you come to visit British Columbia you are not only visiting some incredible terrain that encompasses impressive mountains, deserts and a stunning coastline, you are also visiting Bear country. BC is home to the most populous of bears in all of Canada, roughly half of all Black Bears and Grizzly Bears that are in…

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Read about the Festive events happening during November and into December. Its never too early to think about Christmas…Part 1

Ok ok so its still November and we are about to talk Christmas, but for very good reason. Although we all know that the Christmas Season really gets going around the mid December mark in Vancouver the festivities begin to get underway come Mid November. If you are planning to visit us between now and…

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The mountains have a dusting of snow…Time to think about the North Shore Mountain Ski Resorts!

Earlier in the week Vancouver witnessed the very first dusting of snow high up on the peaks of the North Shore mountains that overlook the city. It’s a nice change to see first hand the beginnings of the impending Winter that will be soon upon us in over a month and half’s time, and we…

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This summer is full of events and festivals, take a look at what is in store!

July is fast approaching and that means it is time to get out and about in the city as festival season will be hotting up….apparently the weather is going to play ball too just in time for Canada Day on July 1st. It seems like the West is going to be enjoying better weather than…

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Enjoy the great outdoors & the spectacular scenery in and around Vancouver…

The Summer season is here so that means its time to get out there and explore the best scenery that the local surroundings have to offer… THE NORTH SHORE and WALKING/HIKING TRAILS The cities of North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Deep Cove are truly quite specalur areas to visit when you are coming to Vancouver….

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STANLEY PARK is 125 years old in AUGUST!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY STANLEY PARK! Stanley park truly is the Jewel in the crown of Vancouver and a beautiful reminder of what Vancouver used to look like before the city itself was born and developed. 2013 is the official 125th birthday of the park and we want to tell you what is happening for this special…

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