Visit Vancouver

Here's where to eat, stay, and explore in this cosmopolitan Northwest city

The city's sleeper hits:

Shangri-La Hotel 

The vibe: The first Shangri-La in North America​ has a breathtaking two-story lobby and courtyard art display.

What to order: A 75-minute massage ($148 U.S.) or the West Coast Path package ($443 U.S.), a half-day of seaweed-based treatments in a private suite.

Book it:  From $252 U.S.

The Loden Vancouver Hotel 

The vibe: Modern design meets luxe details like deep tubs, floor-to-ceiling windows, and stag­- gering mountain views in many rooms.

What to order: Seared tuna sliders and cocktails at Voya restaurant’s see-and-​be-seen bar. Lead bartender Simon Ogden also dishes out local theater tips.

Book it:  From $208 U.S. 

Opus Vancouver

The vibe: Located in the trendy Yaletown district, the Opus’s rooms are styled after outsize personalities: rock star, millionaire CEO …

What to order: Cocktails created by the mixologist from adjacent Elixir Bistro.

Book it:  From $255 U.S.

Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel

The vibe:  A new, sculpted glass hotel with a rooftop pool and patios with firepits. It faces the Marine Building, an art deco masterpiece.

What to order:  A massage ($113 U.S.) and cup of tea by the fireplace in the spa lounge.

Book it:  From $228 U.S.


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