Pros

  • Large rooms featuring flat-screen TVs with DVR
  • Bedside controls for lights and curtains, and floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Bathrooms are huge, with separate showers and tubs, plus flat-screen TVs
  • Fine dining at MARKET by Jean-Georges
  • Top-notch spa
  • Large fitness center, complete with a yoga studio, open 24 hours
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Cons

  • On-site restaurant and spa are very expensive
  • Pricey parking
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Bottom Line

The Shangri-La offers uber-luxe digs in Downtown Vancouver. Catering to the business traveler (mainly due to its location), the hotel's large rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with DVR, bedside controls for curtains and lights, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking downtown. But the massive granite-and-marble bathrooms are the real highlight, featuring separate showers and tubs, as well as flat-screen TVs. The hotel also has a Jean-Georges restaurant and a hip spa, both of which are extremely pricey and only add to the hype.

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Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver

Location

In Downtown Vancouver, near the Vancouver Convention Center

The Shangri-La is in the eastern part of Downtown Vancouver, adjacent to the Bentall Centre Mall and within walking distance of the Vancouver Convention Center. There is also a SkyRail line just a couple blocks away.

Downtown Vancouver is the financial and commercial hub of the city. It's bustling during the weekdays, when tourists and locals fill the streets -- but empties out at night and on the weekends. However, Robson Square is always alive, featuring restaurants, shops, bars, and the Vancouver Art Gallery.

  • 27-minute drive to Vancouver International Airport
  • 3-minute walk to the Bentall Centre Mall
  • 5-minute walk to Harbor Green Park
  • 5-minute walk to Burrard SkyRail line
  • 6-minute walk to Robson Square
  • 6-minute walk to the Vancouver Art Gallery
  • 7-minute walk to the Vancouver Convention Center
  • 6-minute drive to Stanley Park, where the seawall is located and numerous paths, or 20 minutes via public transportation
  • 7-minute drive to Science World
  • 7-minute drive to the BC Place Stadium, home to numerous Canadian teams and where some events from the 2010 Olympic Winter Games took place, or 15 minutes via public transportation
  • 7-minute drive to the Museum of Vancouver, or 20 minutes via public transportation
  • 8-minute drive to the Kitsilano beach community, or 20 minutes via public transportation
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Amenities

  • Air Conditioner

  • Airport Transportation

  • Balcony / Terrace / Patio

  • Basic Television

  • Business Center

  • Cable

  • Casino

  • Concierge

  • Cribs

  • Dry Cleaning

  • Fitness Center

  • Full Kitchen

  • Internet

  • Jacuzzi

  • Kids Allowed

  • Laundry

  • Meeting / Conference Rooms

  • Mini Bar (with liquor)

  • Pets Allowed

  • Pool

  • Room Service

  • Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space

  • Spa

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