Between cityscapes and vast nature lies the chic hotel, the Fairmont Pacific Rim. With unobstructed views of the harbour and mountains, this modern hotel is sure to impress. Located in the heart of downtown and just a short walk from Gastown, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is the ultimate North American escape.
While this property might be a destination for the traveler, it is also a destination for the locals. Tucked inside the first floor of the hotel is a casual eatery Giovane Cafe, sprinkled with locals stopping by for their morning coffee or afternoon snack. During the evenings, the Fairmont will also find itself full of locals admiring the artistic walnut walls and marble floors inviting them in for a bite at the Lobby Lounge. It's inviting atmosphere provides an opportunity to brush shoulders with locals or travelers alike.
The Fairmont Pacific Rim is complete with three savory restaurants, a full service spa, and a rooftop pool to ensure the most relaxing of stays. Furthermore, Fairmont Pacific Rim is not just a luxury hotel. Rather, it is a gallery of the owner’s favorite art pieces — each with a specific purpose and story creating an ever unique stay. An evening in the Lobby Lounge is a must as there is live music and incredible food from RawBar, easily one of the best nights to be had in Vancouver. Feeling adventurous? Order “Omakase” or the Chef’s Special and be prepared for perfection.
While being a guest at the Fairmont Pacific Rim, the amenities offered seem to be endless. Want to jaunt down to Gastown? Don't worry, the hotel includes first come, first serve BMW car service in Downtown for Fairmont President’s Club Members (anyone can join!). Want to adventure to Stanley Park? The hotel has chic bicycles for guests to use complimentary. The service provided adds an extra touch of luxury to a city stay.
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Checking into one of the 367 guestrooms and suites, it is noted immediately the blend of modern touches and classic luxury. Each room is equipped with plush robes, Nespresso machines, a stacked mini bar, and an iPad2 for controlling room temperature and lighting. In addition to the generous room is a spacious, spa bathroom complete with a soaking tub, rain shower, personalized bath products, and TV screen. The suites and rooms offer a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Fairmont Pacific Rim is more than just a hotel — it is a destination within itself. From the personalized touches to the outstanding service you might never leave.
Bon Traveler’s Tips:
+ Dinner and drinks at Raw Bar at least once
+ Treat yourself to a spa treatment at Willow Stream Spa
+ Take the complimentary bikes out for a ride around the Stanley Seawall
+ Be sure to use the complimentary car service
Fairmont Pacific Rim, 1038 Canada Place Vancouver British Columbia, Canada V6C 0B9 http://www.fairmont.com/pacific-rim-vancouver/
For more information on what to do in Vancouver, be sure to head to Tourism Vancouver.
*Bon Traveler was welcomed as a guest of Fairmont Pacific Rim. As always, opinions are my own.