We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Carmana Plaza

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Carmana Plaza
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

522 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 436: English reviews
Start your review of Carmana Plaza
 Click to rate
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Ideally located in the centre of town and just opposite a pretty impressive deli / supermarket. Staff were friendly & helpful & we were able to check in early, by a good couple of hours, and had a late check out (1pm) with the concierge kindly looking after our bags as we had a very late flight. We stayed in...

Thank EggyR
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the Carmana Plaza for almost 10 years and it's always excellent. The kitchen and dining area are brilliant, especially for longer stays. There is an Urban Fare grocery store across the street. Central and close by the Burrard Skytrain (metro) station and a 10-minute walk from Vancouver Centre station on the Canada Line to the airport....

Thank Katherine R
LaSalle, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Carmana Place was recommended to me by a friend and the building and staff are great. All of the in room amenities are great, nice linens and towels and great housekeeping staff. One small problem or it could be a big problem if you enjoy watching sporting events. Channel 51 on the TV set is supposed to be TSN,...

Thank DVR64
Glendale, California
Reviewed 18 November 2016

One of the best hotels I've stayed in. Great location in the heart of Vancouver. Great space, clean, and well maintained. We were pleasantly surprised with the large space that included a large living room and a full kitchen. Definitely the best value for its price.

Thank Jose E
Pune, India
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing experience at the Carmana Plaza. Staff are very co-operative. It is centrally located. Surrounded by good stores to shop. The only problem is if you stay on the top floors, the fire alarm rings, you have to run down a lot of stairs. It takes forever to get back to your room. The kitchen in the...

Thank MervinS10
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This used to be a nice location for a long or short term business stay. It is now dated and some issue with the sprinklers has everyone sitting outside at 10:00pm with no idea of what is going on. Surrounded by strangers and unaware of when we will be able to return. Earlier a woman was going door to door...

Thank Shari S
Carmana_Plaza, General Manager at Carmana Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for your patience with our response, Shari. We appreciate your feedback and would like to reassure you and future guests that we are reviewing our protocols further. We understand how upsetting it was and regret that we were short staffed that evening and were unable to fully assist. We would normally have a team member helping the guests...

Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment on the fifth floor. Plenty of room with a separate living area with a large lounge area, table and four chairs and a separate computer table. Fully equipped kitchen. Heaps of room to walk around and a small balcony overlooking the city. Comfortable bed and excellent bathroom. Close to supermarket, restaurants, coffee shops...

Thank Terry C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. Room had a separate bedroom, lounge, kitchen and dining so there is heaps of space. There is an Urban Fare supermarket across the street that is open until 10 with a great range of groceries and deli items. The hotel is on Alberni Street which runs parallel to Robson so easy to get around...

1Thank OliveJuice77
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This was my 2nd time staying here, I arrived early in the morning after a 15 hour flight and was extremely grateful they let me check in as soon as my room was ready (about an hour after check-in). The room itself was great! Spacious and clean! I was staying alone so there were lots of pots and dishes etc....

1Thank glassoftequila
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Space and more than we expected after two weeks in a cosy RV. Close to everything, grocery store, restaurants and close by access to the train station to the Airport. The apartment was very clean and tidy with a full kitchen , separate lounge and a comfortable bed. The staff were obliging and pleasant.

1Thank Gaggle22

401 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (205)
Room/Suite (74)
Bathroom (9)
View from Room (16)
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Family/Play Areas (3)
Dining (9)
Other (82)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (178)
Amenities (8)
Executive 1 Bedroom Suite (41)
Executive 2 Bedroom Suite (53)
Standard Suite (44)
The Hotel (32)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (18)
Hotel & Grounds (13)
Room/Suite (3)
View from Room (1)
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Vancouver hotels
Robson Street
Blue Horizon Hotel
Blue Horizon Hotel
#21 of 89 in Vancouver
2,390 reviews
Hotel Le Soleil
Hotel Le Soleil
#10 of 89 in Vancouver
1,395 reviews
Loden Hotel
Loden Hotel
#5 of 89 in Vancouver
2,274 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel by APA
Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver
Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Downtown

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Carmana Plaza

Address: 1128 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4R6, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Price Range: $257 - $515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Carmana Plaza 2.5*
Number of rooms: 96
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Despegar.com so you can book your Carmana Plaza reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Carmana Plaza Vancouver
Carmana Plaza Hotel Vancouver
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#25 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#32 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Carmana Plaza staff and other travellers.
8 questions
Ask a question
over a year ago
Tucson, Arizona
over a year ago
Hervey Bay, Australia
over a year ago
Wagga Wagga, Australia

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Carmana Plaza staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Only experienced the one room but would return.”
 of 5 bubbles terryc318, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“upper floor was quiet no idea what rest of hotel was like laundry and fitness on level 3. Views were amazing even got to see fireworks...”
 of 5 bubbles tamarakennedy, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a higher floor for spectacular views.”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewH77, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“The higher the floor the better the view of Vancouver.”
 of 5 bubbles harryh221, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“North-facing room”
 of 5 bubbles adammR8590XD, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
5 of 5