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Vancouver boutique hotel across from Pacific Centre

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free wired high-speed Internet
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center

Ideal downtown locale

Overlooking Pacific Centre mall, this downtown Vancouver luxury hotel is 2 blocks from Robson Street's chic shops, 3 blocks from the theater district, and 7 blocks from Gastown.

Acclaimed restaurant

Guests of the Metropolitan Hotel can relax around the indoor atrium pool, exercise in the fitness center, or dine at the elegant Diva at the Met, an acclaimed restaurant featuring Northwestern specialties.

Luxurious amenities

Metropolitan Hotel's 197 guestrooms feature contemporary furnishings, down duvets, marble bathrooms, free toiletries, minibars, flat-panel TVs, and wired and wireless Internet access.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver

645 Howe St., Vancouver, BC V6C 2Y9

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:

  • Spa tub

The following facilities are closed until further notice:

  • Spa tub

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built under the guidance of a Feng Shui master—Foo dogs guard the entrance—the 18-story Metropolitan is an intimate boutique hotel with a keen interest in privacy and security, much appreciated by business and film-industry guests. Families like the kid-friendly attitude that includes delivery of milk and cookies to guestrooms.

This downtown Vancouver hotel is ideally situated in the center of Vancouver's business district, across from Pacific Centre Mall, 2 blocks from Robson Street's chic shops, 3 blocks from the theater district, and 7 blocks from Gastown. A Canada Line station a half-block away offers easy access to Vancouver International Airport.

The hotel is approximately an hour via public transit from Grouse Mountain, offering skiing in the winter and ziplining in the summer. Other nearby activities include jogging, ice skating, and boat cruises.

The hotel features a business center, secretarial services, and extensive meeting facilities. Wired and wireless Internet access are complimentary.

This is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Free wired Internet
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Ski storage
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Banquet hall
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 197
  • Number of floors - 18
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Filipino
  • Chinese
  • Portuguese

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver offers 197 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and video-game consoles. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Video-game console
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Where to Eat

Diva at the Met - Located within the Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver, is available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Happy Hour.

24 Hour room service is also available.

Nearby Things to Do

In addition to its own health and recreation facilities, which include a fitness center, squash court, and 40-foot indoor pool and spa, hotel staff can arrange excursions to some of the region's finest golf courses, including Westwood Plateau and Furry Creek on the Sea to Sky Highway. Running trails are nearby and the concierge can arrange for bike rentals. The start of the Vancouver seawall, a 19-km (12-mile) paved pedestrian pathway, is 4 blocks from the hotel. The hotel is approximately an hour on public transit from Grouse Mountain, where guests can enjoy winter sports and ziplining during warmer months.

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

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 30 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 30 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of CAD 30.00 per stay
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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. 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 cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: CAD 8 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper

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.

  • Fee for full breakfast: CAD 26 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 43.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 43.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: CAD 30.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: CAD 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 30 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Metropolitan Vancouver
  • Metropolitan Hotel
  • Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
  • Metropolitan Vancouver
  • Metropolitan Vancouver Hotel
  • Vancouver Hotel Metropolitan
  • Vancouver Metropolitan
  • Vancouver Metropolitan Hotel

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

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.

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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