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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had one of the best hotel experiences recently at Fairmont Waterfront. We usually book at the Pacific Rim, but decided to try out the Waterfront location and we were glad we did. As President's Club members, we were offered a room upgrade upon check-in. The harbour view from our room was breathtaking. As it was a spur-of-the-moment booking, we...

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Alberta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairmont Waterfront has a great location, excellent staff and beautiful rooms. Our room was on the top floor as requested and the view was Amazing! The floor to ceiling windows curved along the skyline to frame the well decorated room. All the staff we encountered were very helpful, professional and friendly. Everyone was excellent from first contact and right along...

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FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear L-n-L Hat, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay. I couldn’t be more pleased to know that our team here at Fairmont Waterfront ensured that your anniversary celebration was truly memorable. I look forward to sharing your accolades with all of them. I'm sure our staff will be so pleased with your...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Considering I spent almost $1000.00 CAD for three nights at the "Fairmont", I was incredibly underwhelmed and very very disappointed. The room was cramped and a street view. On the first morning we found a cockroach in our room. My husband immediately went to guest services to talk to the manager. She said she would get us a new room....

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really nice room. Clean and quiet. View from bathroom of the Harbour. Staff very nice and great express check in system. I stayed here for a night on my way to Asia, partly because of how nice this hotel treated my parents a few weeks ago during their stay. Did not disappoint I'm just sorry I did not try to...

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellently located hotel with great wiev of the harbour. Fine service and good facilities. Nice swimming pool and a relief to have a gym that is not in the basement. The staff is attentive and eager to make your stay great.

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Grand Cayman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at 4 of the 5 Fairmont hotels in Vancouver and Whistler and the Fairmont Waterfront is our best experience by far! The location, food and suite were excellent. However the staff excelled in customer service. Risa Miyake, the supervisor, on the 9th floor lounge made us feel right at home. We will be back Fairmont Waterfront! Keep...

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FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this review

To be considered the best is extremely gratifying. Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Fairmont Waterfront. I look forward to sharing your kind words with the team, particularly Risa for her excellent service. We hope you will return for another visit soon! Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel, great service and great location on the waterfront. This hotel is beautiful, clean and fun. Our rooms were super especially our room on the corner end with a full wall of windows with beautiful views of the city and waterfront /mountains. The rooms were nice size with great amenities. I loved the robes and bathroom products. There was...

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FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing a detailed and thoughtful review. Your feedback was delightful to read and I will make sure to share it with our team here at Fairmont Waterfront. We look forward to our next opportunity to provide you with another remarkable stay. Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fairmont is located right in the middle of the city, and adjacent to the waterfront, making it well located for city visitors. It is also right at the beginning of a great run for jogging fans along the waterfront and into Stanley Park, plus has its own fitness centre. Staff are incredibly helpful and friendly; at check in, the...

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FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review. I'm thrilled you enjoyed our location, restaurant and the service provided by our staff, particularly on the Gold floor. We would love to host you again in the near future. Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic hotel with great harbour views across to North Vancouver and the mountains beyond, with the float planes always of interest as they were landing and taking off on the harbour. Modern and sophisticated rooms, great outdoor pool and a "chef's garden" with it's own bee hives. Well located in a vibrant part of Vancouver with a short walk...

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FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this review

It's wonderful to read how you've thoroughly enjoyed your recent visit to Fairmont Waterfront. Thank you so much for your accolades and highly recommending us to others. We look forward to welcoming you back for another amazing experience. Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

calgary
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location cannot be any better , next to Canada place. We stayed on 22nd floor in the room with a bay view. The room was close to perfect. Spotless very comfortable bed etc. If you can afford I strongly recommend this place. Its actually second best place I stayed ever after Hyatt Aviara Resort. The service as good as there...

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FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great feedback. We are thrilled to have been able to provide you with a comfortable and enjoyable stay at Fairmont Waterfront. Your compliments and high recommendation to others are sincerely appreciated. We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

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Downtown
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping options. However, located right on the waterfront of Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also popular public meeting spot, with a massive public library and convention center attracting a bevy of visitors both local and not, as well as a hotspot for the arts, being home to some of Vancouver's most cutting-edge galleries. With behemoth architecture and a professional air, Downtown means business.
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fairmont Waterfront luxury hotel showcases the best of Vancouver. Conveniently situated beside the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre, this luxury Vancouver hotel has a central harbour location, ideal for any stay. Guests can enjoy shopping, trendy restaurants, art galleries, Gastown, Chinatown and famous Stanley Park all within steps of our doors. This Four Diamond urban retreat is world renowned for its warm and welcoming service and truly showcases the best of Vancouver. The 489 newly renovated Vancouver Waterfront hotel rooms are spacious, elegantly appointed with distinctive amenities and showcase spectacular city, mountain and harbour views through floor-to-ceiling windows. The Fairmont Gold floor is an exclusive hotel within a hotel, featuring complimentary breakfast and evening canapes, personal concierge service and an exclusive lounge and terrace with harbour-views. Visit the on-site restaurant ARC. The culinary team embraces fresh, local and sustainable ingredients complemented by hotel-grown herbs from the 2,100 square foot rooftop garden and honey from the on-site honeybee colony. Expect simple, flavor focused cuisine, cooked with flawless execution appealing to discerning or emerging palates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Waterfront

Address: 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Price Range: $337 - $981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Fairmont Waterfront 4.5*
Number of rooms: 489
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Also Known As:
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Hotel Waterfront
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Vancouver
Vancouver Fairmont
Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
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#1 Green Hotel in Vancouver
#5 Business Hotel in Vancouver
#7 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#8 Luxury Hotel in Vancouver
#9 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
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“The higher the better and preferably facing the harbour”
Thorleifur58, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms with harbour views, although higher rooms with city view was also good”
graham0848, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sence choose higher floors.”
ALEXEIM693, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“sign up to be a fairmont member”
mitchcm1, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“city view was nice but water view even better”
crumbles1234, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
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