Choose this affordable Vancouver hotel and enjoy stunning views, friendly staff and being near English Bay, downtown and Stanley Park. Enjoy all that Downtown Vancouver has to offer-from museums and galleries to boutiques and cafes, you'll be near it all while staying at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands. Those looking for discovery and wonder during their stay can visit the nearby Vancouver Aquarium, Science World, Pacific Mineral Museum, Macmillan Planetarium and Maritime Museum. Guests will also delight in the charming natural surroundings, such as Stanley Park, English Bay and English Bay Beach, Lacarno Beach and Grouse Mountain. Looking for some retail therapy? Granville Island, Robson Street and Pacific Center are all a short distance from this Vancouver hotel. Those on business are ensured that they can make the most of their trip, as Financial district, St. Paul's Hospital and the Vancouver Convention Centre are all close by. You can also do business at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands in one of our meeting rooms. Travel with ease - Vancouver International Airport is just 15 kilometers away. You'll feel right at home in the spacious, clean rooms - all offering cable satellite television with Pay-per-view, free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, room service, a desk and much more. With many of the rooms just steps to English Bay, guests can feel relaxed and serene even amongst busy Downtown Vancouver. Don't want to leave your four-legged friend at home? Pets are also welcome at this 100% smoke-free Vancouver hotel. Relax in the dry sauna, cocktail lounge or coffee shop. You're welcome to enjoy many other amenities, such as an exercise facility, a business center and an ever-changing lineup of entertainment. You'll never have to travel far for a delicious meal - we also offer an onsite restaurant.