This 3 star hotel is located in the city centre of Vancouver and was established in 1913. It is close to the Gastown and the nearest station is Waterfront station. All 80 rooms are equipped with hairdryer, safe, ironing set and air conditioning.
The hotel is just steps away from many attractions such as Gastown, Storyeum, Chinatown, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver Playhouse, General Motors Place (home of the Vancouver Canucks), BC Place Stadium (home of the BC Lions), Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, and the financial and government districts. The hotel is also minutes' away from the world famous Stanley Park which offers visitors numerous unique experiences, including the Vancouver Aquarium, hiking trails, picnic areas, plus 100's of acres of rain forest. Visitors can also walk, bike, or rollerblade the sea wall which stretches over 10 kilometres, from one end of the park to the other.
The Historic Ramada Downtown Vancouver was originally built in 1912, by the architect Otto Moberg. Originally named the Connaught Hotel for the Duke of Connaught, the 7th child of Queen Victoria, who visited Vancouver in the year the hotel was built. The site of the property has been housing travellers and visitors to Vancouver since 1890 when it was Mrs. Rose's Boarding House which later became the Modern Rooming House in 1907, operated by Miss Sarah Campbell, until the current property was built.
The charming European-style lobby provides a comfortable oasis for travellers arriving for their stay in Vancouver, host city of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.