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Sylvia Hotel

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11 Jun.12 Jun.
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Spent this year's birthday at this grand old hotel on the bay. The Sylvia has a good restaurant and comfy bar. Our room however, with a partial view, is dated and the view is marginal ... you have to stand at a corner window to...More

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Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 13 July 2016

I wish we could sell all rooms with views but that is not possible as they are so popular with most guests. we do have rooms with kitchen (not most of the rooms) and those rooms are normally the first to sell as guests with...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016

We arrived here after an overnight flight from UK with luggage for a 3 week stay travelling around British Columbia. The driver went to what appeared to be the front entrance flight of steps and tried to find a porter - while we are both...More

Thank Johngpsysmith
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 13 July 2016

Thanks for your review about your stay with us. I will speak to the bellman about being more attentive to guests arriving by taxi to try and offer some help with bags. We do not have porters to assist guest at their car but do...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016

Built over a hundred years ago as a block of apartments so moats of the rooms have a big fitted kitchen /diner which was a nice surprise and good for making tea in the morning. The place is a bit dated but I think this...More

Thank robert m
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 9 July 2016

I agree with you, the location is one of the best in the city, so close to everything and right across the street from English Bay. I will pass along your comments to the food and beverage team as they will like hearing that you...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016

On the water located on English Bay, close to Stanley Park, with excellent sunset views. It was built in 1912 and in some ways shows its age, but in a good way. Hotel has room service, a bar and restaurant, underground parking, and a pet...More

Thank best-hockey-mom-ever
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 9 July 2016

Thank-you for such high scores and rating on this site. Yes we are pet friendly and we do not charge extra for pets (one of the only hotels in Vancouver that does not charge extra for pets) I hope you will tell all your friends...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Sylvia is an older property well located in trendy West Vancouver right on the English Bay. There are beautiful views of the bay from the rooms. The property is older and the bathrooms could use a refreshing but were clean and functional. Our room...More

Thank syke412
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 9 July 2016

Yes we are an older property over 104 years old, some of the bathrooms are small as they were built in 1912 and yes they are spotless and clean, thank-you for mentioning it as it is important to future guests to know. I was happy...More

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Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 117 - USD 265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#9 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
Details
Price range
USD 117 - USD 265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 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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Jay R
25 April 2018|
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Response from Wineberry39 | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking under the hotel and on the street. Paid parking is in effect on most of street parking but there are free spots on the adjacent streets but very difficult to find as most are reserved for residents... More
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Jay R
25 April 2018|
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Response from supirocks | Reviewed this property |
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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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"Corner room large with 3 double beds and pull out couch as well as area to sit and chat"
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"Ask for a room in the main part, and a room up high with a view of the water."
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"Rooms in the newer addition don't seem to have very nice views."
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"Ask the front desk for what you want and they try their best to accommodate."
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