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3-star hotel in Downtown Vancouver

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in West End, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Stanley Park and Robson Street. Vancouver Convention Centre and Canada Place are also within 2 mi (3 km). Burrard Station is 26 minutes by foot and Yaletown-Roundhouse Station is 27 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, 2 bars/lounges, and a fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a sauna, self parking, and a business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 119 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 6.49 and CAD 16 for adults, CAD 6.49 and CAD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 20 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 14.00 per accommodation, per night (maximum CAD 100.00 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is: 19

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Masks are compulsory at the property

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Debit cards not accepted

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Number of children who can stay free - 2

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 14.00 per accommodation, per night (maximum CAD 100.00 per stay)
  • 2 per room (up to 80 lbs)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Plus Sands
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel Vancouver
  • Best Western Plus Sands Vancouver
  • Best Western Sands
  • Best Western Sands Hotel
  • Best Western Sands Plus
  • Sands Best Western
  • Sands Best Western Hotel
  • Best Western Hotel Vancouver
  • Vancouver Best Western
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Sands Vancouver
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel Vancouver

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Best Western Plus Sands features a sauna and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 3-star property. This eco-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Best Western Plus Sands is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 119
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Sands offers 119 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with hydromassage showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Vancouver hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Free newspaper
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Premium TV channels
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • iPod docking station
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Towels provided
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Mini-fridge
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 11:30 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 1:00 PM.

The Park at English Bay - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Bayside Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

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