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Sylvia Hotel

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We stayed for three nights on a weekend getaway. The room rate, as you might expect mid-January, was very reasonable. Our room was very clean but, it must be said, dated, particularly the bathroom. As usual, service at the front desk was friendly and efficient....More

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Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 25 January 2018

Thank-you for joining us for Dine out, so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Yes, the hotel is a heritage site hotel 106 years old and I appreciate your mention of how clean the hotel is. We pride our selves with great service and...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

From the moment we entered I knew what I had been missing all these years!! The ambiance in the lounge and lobby hadn't changed a bit; the charm was still there! After excellent assistance at reception we went upstairs to our room, a little small...More

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Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 25 January 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to write a review on this site. We appreciate the 4 star rating. Yes a we are a pet friendly hotel (the only hotel in Vancouver that does not charge extra for pets) I will advise the Owner of your...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

The valet met us with professional service. We had been driving all day.....stressed.....we were kinda grumpy but these staff were friendly and helpful. They stored our kayaks and assisted us to get into our rooms quickly so we could relax.

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Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 25 January 2018

Thank-you fro the 5 star rating and comments. Sorry to hear that you had a bad trip driving all day but was happy to read that you were made to feel comfortable during your stay. Please come back so we can serve you again

Reviewed 17 January 2018

Yes, there are minor annoyances which could be mentioned, but they are inconsequential compared to what this hotel represents: It's not the grandest old dame of Vancouver's hospitality sorority, but Sylvia, with its location and the attitude of its staff, is the kindest and most...More

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Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 25 January 2018

Thank-you for the 5 star rating and appreciation for our heritage site hotel. I know the staff will enjoy reading your review and the mention of their service. I hope you will return again soon.

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Location Overlooking the gorgeous English Bay, at the end of the West End, together forming the most homely and stunning parts of Vancouver. Some rooms may look out to the bay and the Rockies beyond that or you will have the view as soon as...More

2  Thank RickieJ
Response from bobbyGRichmond, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 13 January 2018

Thank-you for your kind words and description of the room you stayed in. We have 18 different room types all different sizes and views. The location is often mentioned for the reasons you also mentioned. We were so happy that you finally did get a...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
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Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$120 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$120 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Martha T
13 March 2018|
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Response from CanadaMaggie | Reviewed this property |
with 4 people its best value to take a taxi from the airport directly to the hotel. It will cost you about $35 which is very good for 4. Its fast, comfortable and simple. You can take sky train but it does not take you... More
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PacificNW50
9 February 2018|
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Response from rossdyck | Property representative |
the cost of parking at the hotel is $18.00 per night per car plus taxes.
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Bren S
9 December 2017|
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Response from Ryan H | Property representative |
yes we have elevators, in fact one of the first in western Canada, and the front desk staff would love to store your bags at no charge.
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"Ask the front desk for what you want and they try their best to accommodate."
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"If you're a bigger person check the rooms bathroom. Sometimes they are a little squeazy."
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"Ask for a view of English Bay"
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"Get a room on upper floors with a harbour view."
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