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Best Western Plus Sands

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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“davie street”(96 reviews)
“stanley park”(427 reviews)
“bayside lounge”(26 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsdavie streetstanley parkbayside loungebw sandsgreat locationenglish bay beachwest endstreet noisesea wallwould stay here againtop flooran older hotelbus stoptim hortonsfront desk staffgranville islandhotel restaurant
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent 11 days at the hotel. It is in a great location, very near English Bay. Like other reviewers have commented, the lifts were usually out of order, but I was lucky being on the 1st floor. The staff were wonderful and my room was...More

Thank Melanie L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was perfect for viewing the Celebration of Lights. It was 1 block away from English Bay, where the fireworks display was for the evening. Limited parking area for guests, get there early if you want one. No extra fee for the limited parking. NO...More

Thank Cynthia W
Response from BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus SandsResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank You for the review of The Best Western Plus Sands Hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your upgrade during your stay with us especially since you were here for the Celebration of Lights. It is also great that you enjoyed all of the...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed for a few nights in May a family of 4. Comfortable beds and fresh decor but the bathroom could be updated a bit and noisy aircon attached to the windows I’m sure could be improved. Location perfect for exploring Vancouver. Walks along the beach...More

Thank Sam I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sadly we got our if there too quick to take picture. I paid and didn’t even stay I didn’t feel safe to stay he night. From parking in back alley to questionable restaurant (bar) to old and falling apart lobby, it was a rough start....More

Thank vgolloher
Response from BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus SandsResponded today

Hello Thank You for the review of our property. I apologize you were unhappy with your stay with us. We are working on upgrading the building as quickly as time allows. We have more renovations scheduled for this fall as well as an elevator repair....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fantastic hotel..check in was fast and curtous staff..bellhop to assist with the elevator, luggage, where the best places to eat, shop and visit! Located so you can view the ocean, a quick walk across the street puts you on the beach! Room was...More

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Thank tsteil2018
Response from BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus SandsResponded today

Hello Thank You for the review of The Best Western Plus Sands. I am glad you found the hotel staff to be very helpful and friendly. The hotel is situated in a great location steps away from English Bay and close to numerous restaurants including...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$67 - US$447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#40 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#45 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#48 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$67 - US$447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#40 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#45 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#48 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (283)
Room & Suite (312)
Dining (23)
Pool & Beach (18)
Amenities (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Nearby
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
...More
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rainebana41
8 August 2018|
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Response from katie066 | Reviewed this property |
if you are making a reservation online or via phone they almost always ask for a credit card #. They do not charge the card until you check in , and you can certainly pay with cash in person. They just take the number to... More
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Debbie C
14 March 2018|
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Response from Joyce T | Reviewed this property |
It’s about a 30-40 min walk(moderately paced)
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ozzycricketer
27 January 2018|
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Response from ZLI | Reviewed this property |
Every room has a small fridge and a micro wave
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Room Tips
"corner suite"
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"higher floors are better and ask for an ocean view (hopefully they clean the windows!)"
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"High as possable to avoid noise"
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"514 top floor with balcony"
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