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Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly Vancouver hotel in Downtown Vancouver, near Granville Island Public Market


Located in Downtown Vancouver, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sunset Beach, Granville Island Public Market, and Stanley Park. Canada Place and BC Place Stadium are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, 2 bars/lounges, and a fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a sauna, a business center, and meeting rooms.

Room Amenities

All 119 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, premium bedding, and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 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.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 119 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM.

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 115 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 2 AM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 80

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 2.95 and CAD 17.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 17.49 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 14.00 per accommodation, per night (maximum CAD 100.00 per stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. 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. 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.

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.
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