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 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.
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.
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.