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Get an overview of this hotelValue-priced downtown hotel near Rogers Arena

Near Gastown

This contemporary downtown Vancouver hotel with atrium pool is in the entertainment district, 1 block from BC Place and Rogers Arena, and 4 blocks from historic Gastown.

Nightclub on site

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre is home to the Shark Club Bar & Grill, one of the city's hottest nightspots, with numerous big-screen TVs, a dance floor, and an open-concept kitchen.

Soundproofed rooms

Located in two towers, the Sandman Hotel's 302 soundproofed guestrooms include TVs in wooden armoires, wireless Internet access, and desks with ergonomic chairs.

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This smoke-free downtown Vancouver hotel is two blocks from Yaletown and four blocks from historic Gastown. The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre is near two major sports venues (B.C. Place and Rogers Arena), so its on-site restaurants and lounges are extremely popular on game days. In addition to an intimate lounge with a club-like atmosphere, the hotel has a restaurant, and a bar and grill with a dance floor and big-screen TVs. Garage parking is available (surcharge).

The hotel's business center (surcharge) is equipped with a PC and printer. WiFi is complimentary throughout the hotel. Faxing and photocopying services are available through the front desk. Guests enjoy complimentary access to the hotel's atrium pool and spa tub.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 302 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • One meeting room 
  • Express check-in 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Moxie's Classic Grill - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily in this multi-level restaurant offering views of the city and North Shore Mountains. American cuisine. Steak, seafood, pizza, pasta, and sandwiches are available. Children's menu offers favorites including a grilled cheese sandwich and pizza.

M Bar - A private-club atmosphere prevails in this intimate lounge offering drinks and appetizers daily. Decor features include faux-suede seating, a gas fireplace, and artistically rendered black-and-white photography.

Shark Club Bar & Grill - One of the city's most enduringly popular nightspots. It's popular with sports lovers—there are numerous big-screen TVs—as well as those looking for a good time. Open-concept kitchen offers lunch and dinner daily, and entertainment options include a dance floor.

Nearby Things to Do

This property features a 35-foot atrium pool as well as a spa tub. The hotel also has a restaurant with a dance floor and pool tables.

The Sandman is just 3 blocks from the Vancouver Seawall, a waterfront walkway suitable for walking, running, in-line skating, or cycling.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 


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

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 14 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 10 per pet, per night
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact 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 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


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 10 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 22.00 per day
  • Pet fee: CAD 10 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Sandman
  • Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre
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We should mention

Children 14 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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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3.6 out of 5
79% of guests recommend
3.9 Room cleanliness
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3.6 Room comfort
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Great hotel. Close to where we needed to be.

5 out of 5
by from dakota tipi
Posted Feb 17, 2017
Hotel easy to find and had a place to eat. Robson was a block away to shop
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Great place to stay in downtown Vancouver

5 out of 5
by from Canada
Posted Feb 17, 2017
I really like the Sandman Hotel. It is one black away from Library Square and a few blocks away from great shopping on Robson Street. The Moxie's in the Sandman served great food. I would recommend it to anyone. The only disappointment was that the pool and hot tub were closed for renovations.
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4 out of 5
Posted Feb 14, 2017
It was fine, I hate writing reviews, stop emailing them to me
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Very central

3 out of 5
Posted Feb 13, 2017
Issues with room but staff was very helpful. Not the best hotel, not the worst, good article value.
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Convenient location for my meetings

4 out of 5
by from Langley
Posted Feb 10, 2017
Stayed one night, breakfast and evening meal on site
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Close to Rogers Arena

4 out of 5
by from victoria BC
Posted Feb 8, 2017
Good price Close to Rogers Arena Staff were incredible kind! The woman who checked us in was incredibly kind and even called up to our room to see if we needed anything. The cleaning staff were so friendly. Was an awesome stay and we will definitely be staying there again.
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Sufficient for a good price

3 out of 5
by from Calgary, AB
Posted Feb 7, 2017
This hotel seems to be in the midst of upgrading. Beds, wallpaper and counters seem new, some showers, walls and doors are still old. Pool is definitely old and needing renos, but clean. Pool area constantly out of towels. Staff are friendly and moved us to a higher floor on our second day. Housekeeping is not as friendly. The morning we were to check out, the maid knocked on our door and tried to let herself in before we had a chance to answer and wanted to know when we were leaving. I had also booked a queen room but got doubles.
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Great location, ok hotel

3 out of 5
by from Seattle, WA
Posted Feb 5, 2017
We were in Vancouver to see a hockey game and the location of this hotel is perfect, about a 5 min walk to Rogers arena. The hotel itself was unimpressive. I've stayed in a few other Sandman hotels that were much nicer. They also gave us the wrong room when we got there. They fixed it right away when I called the front, but that shouldn't happen. Lastly, the shower towels were tiny and what you'd expect at a Motel 6, not a decent hotel.
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3 out of 5
Posted Feb 5, 2017
Cons: Not sure why the staff at reception had to be so grumpy.
I don't have much to say. Served the purpose, convenient location. But why are the staff so unpleasant?
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Location was very convenient

4 out of 5
Posted Jan 31, 2017
Easy access from subway station. Lots of options for breakfast lunch and dinner. The staff were very accommodating and eager to please. The hotel is slightly dated but still offers all of the necessary amenities. If I'm heading back to Vancouver my aim is to stay at the Sandman Hotel.
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