The Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver

1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6  show map
 3 stars
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The Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

CAD 18 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Kitchenette

Refrigerator on request

Microwave on request

Overview

Offering 120 non-smoking rooms, The Sylvia Hotel features a picnic area, a patio and a tennis court. Built in 1912, the elegant hotel was renovated in 2008.

Guests can get to The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts, Christ Church Cathedral and Canada Place in 20 minutes on foot. A theater, a museum and an art gallery lie a short distance away.

Placed near an oceanarium, bistros and restaurants, the hotel offers a golf course and a library for on-site relaxation.

The Sylvia Hotel is within a 5-minute drive to Coal Harbour airport.

Rooms

The rooms in The Sylvia Hotel come with a seating area, a kitchenette, a refrigerator, heating and a minibar. Some rooms have the bay view. Decorated in English design with carpet floor, the rooms feature private bathrooms equipped with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the dining room every morning. The café bar serves coffee and wines. Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge and Won More Szechuan Cuisine are situated in a downtown area, about 50 meters away of the property.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The Sylvia Hotel also offers bicycles for rent.

Relax

On-site activities feature cycling, hiking and snow skiing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at CAD 18 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   120.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

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City Center
  • Vancouver
    3.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
    1.7 km
  • Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
    1.8 km
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    2.2 km
  • Pacific Central Station
    3.6 km
  • Bus stop
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
    30 m
  • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
    130 m
Beaches
  • English Bay Beach
    210 m
  • Sunset Beach
    810 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    120

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Rooms and availability

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel The Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver Vancouver location
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          Hotel Address:

          1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Vancouver
            3.7 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Vancouver Art Gallery
            1.7 km
          • Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
            1.8 km
          Underground stations
          • Waterfront Skytrain Station
            2.2 km
          • Pacific Central Station
            3.6 km
          • Bus stop
            600 m
          Restaurants
          • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
            30 m
          • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
            130 m
          Beaches
          • English Bay Beach
            210 m
          • Sunset Beach
            810 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            8
          • Number of rooms:
            120

          Hotel Awards

          CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVancouverThe Sylvia Hotel

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          The Sylvia Hotel Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre - 900 m

          Popular areas

          Convention centers

          Shopping areas

          Monuments and Landmarks

          Museums

          • David YH Lui Assoc - 400 m
          • Roedde House Museum - 700 m
          • Bill Reid Museum Foundation - 1.2 km
          • B C Book Prizes - 1.3 km
          • Vancouver Maritime Museum - 1.3 km

          Parks

          • Queen Elizabeth Park - 300 m
          • West End - 500 m
          • West End Ice Rink - 500 m
          • Lumberman's Arch Booth - 500 m
          • Grouse Mountain - 500 m
          • Vancouver Children's Farmyard - 600 m
          • West End Community Ctr - 700 m
          • Teahouse Restaurant - 800 m
          • Seasons in the Park Restaurant - 800 m
          • Vancouver Aquatic Ctr - 1.3 km

          Universities, Institutes

          • Vancouver Career College - 400 m
          • Advanced Education Council - 1.1 km
          • Canadian College of English - 1.1 km
          • Vancouver Language College - 1.3 km

          Business areas

          Local attractions

          • Vancouver Aquarium - 1.7 km
            845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver
          • Christ Church Cathedral - 1.7 km
            690 Burrard St., Vancouver
          • Bill Reid Gallery - 1.8 km
            639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
          • Granville Island - 1.9 km
            1661 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
          • Vancouver Art Gallery - 1.7 km
            750 Hornby St., Vancouver

          Near the hotel

          • English Bay - 160 m
            Denman and Davie Sts., Vancouver
          • Stanley Park - 1.1 km
            West Georgia Street, Vancouver
          • Vancouver Downtown - 870 m
            Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada
          • Cathedral Grove - 1.0 km
            British ColumbiaCanada
          • English Bay Beach - 210 m
            Beach Ave., Vancouver
          • Denman Street - 710 m
            Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada
          • Sunset Beach - 810 m
            Off of Burrard Street and Beach Avenue, Vancouver

          Restaurants nearby

          • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge - 30 m

            Address: 1154 Gilford Street
            Phone: (604) 681-9321

            69% likes this, based on 109 reviews
            Cuisine: Canadian

          • Cupcakes - 120 m

            Address: 1072 Denman Street
            Phone: 604-629-1935

            76% likes this, based on 102 reviews
            Price Range: CAD 8 - CAD 14

          • Milestone's Restaurant - 160 m

            Address: 1210 Denman St
            Phone: (604) 662-3431

            69% likes this, based on 113 reviews
            Cuisine: International

          • Raincity Grill - 130 m

            Address: 1193 Denman St
            Phone: (604) 685-7337

            79% likes this, based on 283 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Canadian
            Price Range: CAD 71 - CAD 71

          • Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine - 180 m

            Address: 1096 Denman Street
            Phone: 604-683-3333

            74% likes this, based on 176 reviews
            Cuisine: Asian

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            8
          • Number of rooms:
            120

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          The Sylvia Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Sylvia Hotel

          Average guest rating

          8.2out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 449 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Couple
            3.2

            Absolutely nothing.

            This is not a hotel, it is a hostel. It was dirty, smelly and very very basic. For the cost of $180 incl taxes a night it is nothing short of a rip off!

          • Couple
            7.0

            Great Location, free parking, good advices from front desk.

            Expensive, poor internet reception, not many options on breakfast menu.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Location was terrific - access to Stanley Park, running the sea wall, shopping and visiting downtown. The restaurant was great - reasonable prices, good food, and great view of Kits and the ocean.

            No there wasn't anything we didn't like about the hotel.

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            The location on English Bay and the tradition it carries, with the view from the restaurant

            The colours of the carpets and walls in corridors and even the restaurant . are uninviting,on the gloomy side. A coordination of more neutral shades would not take away the tradition...

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The oldest hotel in Vancouver....updated nicely....quaint, peaceful hotel. Staff was very helpful, courteous, excellent food and waiters in restaurant. Exceedingly beautiful waterfront.

            nothing....by choice, we always stay at The Sylvia Hotel

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            The staff were very friendly and I liked the character and style of the hotel. The location is also excellent.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            We enjoyed the location and the food at the hotel's spacious restaurant. It's an old hotel, and we found the ambiance delightful, the fifteen-minute visit from a seagull on our window ledge a good photo opportunity and the view of English Bay cannot be easily beaten.

            The floor-level indicator in one of the two elevators servicing the 8 floors is stuck at "5". Has anybody noticed?

          • Group of friends
            6.2

            Good location at English Bay near Stanley Park

            The room was really small and very dated. Tiny television set, old furniture, sort of staying at your grandmother's house--not in a good way.

          • Single
            10.0

            Very comfortable, friendly staff, price for food and service was of value, complimentary internet was excellent and easy to use. View fantastic, good bar and food service.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            The location on English Bay is hard to beat, the value is superb and the hotel is an icon in Vancouver in terms of it's heritage status

            The lounge and bar could be better. The pub food in the bar at night is abominable

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            The quiet atmosphere - you felt like you were the only one in the hotel; the clean rooms and nicely refurbished. I appreciated that there were no newspapers at the door every morning - waste of paper. The staff were extremely polite and helpful. The service in the restaurant was very good and the dollar value of room service cannot be surpassed. I would return to the Sylvia without hesitation - close enough to everything but away from the rush of downtown.

          • Single
            8.8

            An old building, but stylishly done, with plenty of space in my room. While not all up-to-date fixtures, etc., in the room, it was pleasant and quiet, and had a gret view into the West End of Vancouver and over to Englsh Bay.

            No in-room safe or in-room fridge.

          • Couple
            8.8

            Good location at the English bay near the Stanley Park - stylish old hotel with charm. Good breakfast in nice location.

            Wireless Internet connection slow and unreliable on the upper floors.

          • Group of friends
            7.0

            The hotel location was the best for the money. The hotel had a convenient garage and did not have a valet rushing to take our bags.

            The restaurant food was terrible. No shampoo in the bathrooms was poor. Standard room was very tight as was the bathroom. Location made the difference only. I would recommend the hotel to anyone who wants the location and not fussy about the room or amenities.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            It's Centrality and position by the water with good Access to the Parks and wild life( animals) The staff were so helpful and kind.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel The Sylvia Hotel - Vancouver Vancouver location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, Ca, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 2P6

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Vancouver
            3.7 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Vancouver Art Gallery
            1.7 km
          • Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
            1.8 km
          Underground stations
          • Waterfront Skytrain Station
            2.2 km
          • Pacific Central Station
            3.6 km
          • Bus stop
            600 m
          Restaurants
          • Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge (cuisine: Canadian)
            30 m
          • Raincity Grill (cuisine: American, Canadian)
            130 m
          Beaches
          • English Bay Beach
            210 m
          • Sunset Beach
            810 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            8
          • Number of rooms:
            120

          Hotel Awards

          CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVancouverThe Sylvia Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in Canada

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