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Where to Stay in Vancouver – a neighborhood guide

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Vancouver often makes the lists of top places in the world to live, and it's an important center for business and the movie industry. It's also full of tourist attractions, including the dreamy Vancouver Aquarium. From cutting-edge arts and culture to cobblestone streets and unique architecture, Vancouver is a rich mix of the old and modern, with a wide choice of stylish restaurants and hotels that you'd expect from any world city.
Hotels in Downtown Vancouver

 

 

You'll find a huge concentration of hotels in Downtown Vancouver, with a selection to suit all budgets. From budget and chain hotels that offer clean, basic accommodation for tourists, to the gleaming high rise luxury hotels along the waterfront which are popular with business travelers and those who want to enjoy world-class facilities such as fine dining and outdoor pools.

 

North Vancouver

 

 

Across the Vancouver Harbor, the North Vancouver area offers a more peaceful experience, with mountain views, and close proximity to the area's most popular hiking trails and outdoor activities. Zip-lining, scuba diving, and of course mountain biking are popular activities in this neck of the woods. There's a wide selection of cozy, local restaurants in the area, and cultural attractions include North Vancouver Museum and a series of art galleries.

 

Hotels in North Vancouver

 

 

North Vancouver has a selection of historic inns and bed and breakfast accommodation that allows you to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. You'll find cozy and unpretentious hotels that are the perfect spot to relax after a long day outdoors, with outdoor pools and free breakfasts to help you enjoy your stay. Some boast fine views across the harbor.

 

Mount Pleasant

 

 

The Mount Pleasant neighborhood is an up and coming area, with many industrial buildings turned into hip apartments, and old breweries that now create craft beers and have lively bar areas. It's a great spot for antique and vintage shopping, with the local population of passionate young professionals and hipster creatives often sharing their favorite spots, if you ask nicely. Look out for cool eateries and unique boutiques that offer hand-picked selections of the coolest brands.

 

Hotels in Mount Pleasant hotels

 

 

Mount Pleasant is a great spot for cozy guesthouses, with welcoming historic homes turned into boutique hotels. These quaint pads offer retro charm with individually designed rooms and little extras such as free breakfasts and WiFi. They're ideal accommodation spots for visitors who want to be close to Downtown and enjoy the edgier Mount Pleasant quarter.

 

Davie Village

 

 

Set in the West End of Vancouver, Davie Village is a gay friendly neighborhood, with many LGBT clubs and bars at its heart. It's a major part of the city's annual gay Pride parade, and can be spotted by the rainbow flags that fly from streets. The village is enjoyed by all sorts of visitors who come to enjoy walks through this charming neighborhood with its art galleries, book stores, and laid back cafés.

 

Hotels in Davie Village

 

 

This lively, fun-loving area offers a small selection of sleekly modern and comfortable hotels, with rooms and suites that are ideal for a city break or a longer vacation. Some amenities you might find include on site fitness centers open day and night, as well as swift WiFi availability.