With Granville Island's live theater scene, local-cuisine restaurants, vibrant festival celebrations, and working artist studios, why wouldn't you want to choose a hotel on or near False Creek? You can wake up steps from fine coffee, fresh pastries, and rides on a mini-ferry.
There's only one hotel truly on Granville Island, and that's the Granville Island Hotel. The waterfront property has a nautical feel in the guestrooms, and offers perks like free wireless Internet. The stylish restaurant deck is a cool Vancouver hideaway, and the hotel's brewpub serves fine local ales. If you want to take in Granville Island's theater scene, live music venues, and wake up to breakfast at the public market, then this is your home base. Address:
1253 Johnston St. Phone:
Moderate-expensive Hotel amenities:
Restaurant, bar, hot tub, sauna, fitness center, free wireless Internet, parking
3. Take the Mini-ferry to a Yaletown Hotel
Taking the mini-ferry to Davie Street in Yaletown puts you a few minutes on foot from the upscale Opus Hotel
. The luxury Vancouver hotel is one of city's trendiest, with punchy interior design, a high-end bar, and celebrity clientele. And you'll have the personal service of a boutique hotel and be steps from see-and-be-seen Yaletown restaurants.