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Toronto
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great service from the staff..could not do enough for you ..Rooms were modern, clean and stylish. Very easy to adjust room temperature, the bed was extremely comfortable and I had a great view of Coal Harbour.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I expected a very comfortable hotel and that's what I got after the somewhat chilly check in was completed. The young man at the front desk couldn't initially find my name and then when that was resolved and I'd fumbled for a few seconds finding picture ID he very coolly gave me my key and pointed me in the direction...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are staying at the Fairmont for a 5-day conference. The hotel is wonderful, very comfortable and elegant. The bed is extremely comfortable and filled with soft pillows, the room has a writing desk and a great harbour view. The bathroom is a good size, with a glassed-in overhead shower. The room has been quiet, the climate control is excellent...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is located near the water and Stanley park. Just about everything is within a 15-minute walk: the Park, the Beach, Gastown, and BC Place. The rooms are well appointed and are large. The views can be breathtaking on the upper floors as they gaze across Stanley Park. The staff is the usual Fairmont kind: well trained and attentive....

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Edmonton
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful hotel. Loved the location -all sites seemed walkable. Rooms featured couch, king and large shower with tv built into bathroom mirror. All bath towels luxurious. Gold floor level was an awesome upgrade. Headed to gold lounge for late night snacks. Full hot breakfast featuring bacon, potatoes, sausage served in gold lounge. Loved the service, staff and cozy feel of...

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Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely comfortable hotel with a great location to stay when visiting Vancouver. Friendly staff who want to make your stay a pleasant as possible. The room was elegant and the bed most comfortable - slept better than I do at home.

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Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is the gold standard of how a great hotel moves up a notch to a grand hotel. It all starts with the people and the welcome you receive and then you have the opportunity to stay in a room that has all the luxuries of home (and more). The bed is so comfortable, pillows awesome and the bathroom...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent our last night in Vancouver city here, as we wanted to be right downtown and it was a fantastic experience. Just a very short walk from the train station, we got the Skytrain from the airport. I joined the Fairmont Presidents Club and it lives up to its promises. I booked online that morning and received a confirming...

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FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for the time you have taken to share this wonderful review. I'm thrilled to hear that your stay exceeded your expectations. Thank you for complimenting our location, staff and their service, guest rooms and your check-in and check-out experience! It will be our great pleasure to serve you again in the near future. Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

Port Moody
Reviewed 1 week ago

Weekend away in Vancouver with family. The Fairmont Waterfront gold floor made us to feel at home. The staff was so warm and nice. We are already planning our next visit to "Vancouver" just because of the hotel.

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I'm absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay on Fairmont Gold. This exclusive hotel within a hotel experience is so worth it! We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most comfortable and quiet hotel room I have had in a long time! Large beautiful room with a view of the waterfront, very comfortable bed, great shower and luxurious towels. Breakfast buffet in the Gold lounge included eggs, bacon, pancakes, quality cereal, delicious smoked salmon, cheeses, breads, muffins, pastries and fresh fruit! A real treat! I highly recommend this...

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I am thrilled that you were so pleased with your recent experience, especially on our Gold Floor. Thank you for your high recommendation and we hope to welcome you back for another amazing stay! Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

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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.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fairmont Waterfront luxury hotel showcases the best of Vancouver. Conveniently situated beside the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre, this luxury Vancouver hotel has a central harbour location, ideal for any stay. Guests can enjoy shopping, trendy restaurants, art galleries, Gastown, Chinatown and famous Stanley Park all within steps of our doors. This Four Diamond urban retreat is world renowned for its warm and welcoming service and truly showcases the best of Vancouver. The 489 newly renovated Vancouver Waterfront hotel rooms are spacious, elegantly appointed with distinctive amenities and showcase spectacular city, mountain and harbour views through floor-to-ceiling windows. The Fairmont Gold floor is an exclusive hotel within a hotel, featuring complimentary breakfast and evening canapes, personal concierge service and an exclusive lounge and terrace with harbour-views. Visit the on-site restaurant ARC. The culinary team embraces fresh, local and sustainable ingredients complemented by hotel-grown herbs from the 2,100 square foot rooftop garden and honey from the on-site honeybee colony. Expect simple, flavor focused cuisine, cooked with flawless execution appealing to discerning or emerging palates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Waterfront

Address: 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Price Range: €202 - €563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Fairmont Waterfront 4.5*
Number of rooms: 489
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Also Known As:
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Hotel Waterfront
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Vancouver
Vancouver Fairmont
Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
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#1 Green Hotel in Vancouver
#5 Business Hotel in Vancouver
#7 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#9 Luxury Hotel in Vancouver
#9 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
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“Ask for one overlooking Coal Harbour, or the North Shore view”
  • Uptown view from rooms facing Cordova Street
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“Harbour view rooms have a beautiful view of, well, the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles W829XVjeffw, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Gold level - worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunshine333, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a harbour view.. and watch the sea planes come and go .. very cool”
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“A room on a high floor with a view of the mountains and the harbor is spectacular”
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