The Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver

1154 Gilford Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6  show map
 3 stars
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The Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver

Wi-Fi
Parking

CAD 18 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Laundry

Overview

Located 1300 meters away from Robson Street, a 3-star Sylvia hotel offers a non-smoking accommodation within a 20-minute walk from Vancouver Aquarium. The unique hotel was built in 1912 and refurbished in 2008.

Located in a ski area with an oceanarium, restaurants and bistros, guests will see why The Sylvia Hotel is admired by many tourists. Guests can get to Vancouver city center, which is 4 km away.

This hotel is placed in West End district, known for a museum, an art gallery and a theater.

The hotel lies within a 20-minute walk of Vancouver Art Gallery train station. There is Coal Harbour airport at a 5 km distance.

Rooms

There are 120 guestrooms featuring contemporary king room, spacious queen room and standard king room equipped with TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a kitchenette and a seating area. Rooms come with the bay view. Other comforts include an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and kitchenware for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy Canadian cuisine in Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge located 50 meters away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The hotel offers a car park, a vending machine and a luggage storage for general needs and audiovisual equipment, a business centre and a meeting room for corporate travelers. There is a surcharge on self parking and babysitting.

Relax

Guests will benefit from a sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool and a picnic area. Active guests will appreciate snow skiing, hiking and cycling provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at CAD 18 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   120.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Vending machines
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Cycling

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Library

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1154 Gilford Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

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City Centre
  • Vancouver
    2.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Granville Skytrain Station
    1.3 mi
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    1.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    1.4 mi
  • Pacific Central Station
    2.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
    100 ft
  • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
    500 ft
Parks
  • English Bay
    400 ft
Beaches
  • English Bay Beach
    800 ft
  • Sunset Beach
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    120

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Rooms and availability

Contemporary King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
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Tradition Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Large windows
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room features flat-screen cable TV, seating area, and a coffee maker. The private bathroom offers a hair dryer. Free WiFi is available.

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Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

This room features flat-screen cable TV, seating area, and a coffee maker. The private bathroom offers a hair dryer. Free WiFi is available.

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Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This suite features a fully equipped kitchen, sitting area with sofa bed and flat-screen TV. The private bathroom offers a hair dryer. Free WiFi is available.

Spacious Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This spacious room features flat-screen cable TV, seating area, and a coffee maker. The private bathroom offers a hair dryer. Free WiFi is available.

The Sylvia Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre2700 ft

Popular areas

Shopping areas

Monuments and Landmarks

Stadiums

Museums

Parks

  • Queen Elizabeth Park1000 ft
  • Lumberman's Arch Booth1700 ft
  • West End1700 ft
  • West End Community Ctr1700 ft
  • Grouse Mountain1700 ft
  • Vancouver Children's Farmyard1700 ft
  • West End Community Ctr2300 ft
  • Teahouse Restaurant2700 ft
  • Seasons in the Park Restaurant2700 ft
  • Vancouver Aquatic Ctr4300 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Vancouver Career College1400 ft
  • Advanced Education Council3700 ft
  • Canadian College of English3700 ft

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Stanley Park700 ft

Local attractions

  • Granville Island1.2 mi
    1661 Duranleau Street (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge)
  • Christ Church Cathedral1.0 mi
    690 Burrard St (At Georgia St.)
  • Vancouver Art Gallery1.1 mi
    750 Hornby St
  • Vancouver Downtown1.1 mi
    Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada
  • Bill Reid Gallery1.1 mi
    639 Hornby St

Near the hotel

  • English Bay400 ft
    1795 Beach Ave
  • Denman Street1600 ft
    Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada
  • Stanley Park4700 ft
    West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival4000 ft
    Vanier Park, Vancouver
  • English Bay Beach800 ft
    Beach Ave., Vancouver
  • Roedde House Museum2600 ft
    1415 Barclay Street
  • Sunset Beach2700 ft
    Off of Burrard Street and Beach Avenue, Vancouver

Restaurants nearby

  • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge100 ft

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

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

  • Cupcakes500 ft

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

    76% likes this, based on 102 reviews
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

  • Milestone's Restaurant600 ft

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

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

  • Raincity Grill500 ft

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

    79% likes this, based on 283 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Canadian
    Price Range: USD 53 - USD 53

  • Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine700 ft

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

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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    120

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The Sylvia Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 451 reviews

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 The Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver Vancouver location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1154 Gilford Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

Get directions
City Centre
  • Vancouver
    2.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Granville Skytrain Station
    1.3 mi
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    1.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    1.4 mi
  • Pacific Central Station
    2.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
    100 ft
  • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
    500 ft
Parks
  • English Bay
    400 ft
Beaches
  • English Bay Beach
    800 ft
  • Sunset Beach
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVancouverThe Sylvia Hotel

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

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