Featuring an on-site restaurants and 2 bars, the Best Western Plus Sands is in the heart of Vancouver, only a 4-minute walk from English Bay beach. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. A flat-screen cable TV is featured in each air-conditioned guest room at this hotel. A coffee machine is provided. A work desk is available. The Park restaurant specializes in fresh seafood and pasta and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Bayside Lounge offers views of English Bay with occasional live music. An on-site fitness center and relaxing sauna feature in the Vancouver Best Western Plus Sands. The front desk is available 24 hours a day. Guests can take advantage of the coin laundry facilities. Stanley Park, Coal Harbour, and Robson Street shopping area are all just over just over half a mile away. Third Beach is an 11-minute and Granville Island is a 10-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Best Western Plus
Hotel chain/brand
Best Western Plus

Property highlights

Located in the heart of Vancouver, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom :
2 full beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
7.8
Cleanliness
8.4
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
7.7
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Zattoichi
    United States of America United States of America
    The location is great. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Vince and Colorado are always friendly and kind and an asset to the hotel staff. The housekeeping staff are friendly and helpful too. The room was very clean an nice.
  • Evrim
    United States of America United States of America
    The location is very good. It wasn't loud overall, though our room faced the busy street so might be something to consider during the busy seasons. The room was warm - a bit too warm for my taste and though I turned the thermostat down, couldn't...
  • Charita
    United States of America United States of America
    The room was quiet even though we're facing the road and bed were comfortable.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • The Park Pub
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Bayside Lounge
    • Open for
      Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Best Western Plus Sands

Most popular amenities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 2 restaurants
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Beachfront
Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
Bedroom
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs CAD 23.50 per day.
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Filipino
  • Ukrainian
  • Chinese

House rules

Best Western Plus Sands takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of CAD 250 is required on arrival. That's about USD 182. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 19

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Best Western Plus Sands accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note the property is undergoing guestroom renovations. Intermittent construction noise may be noticeable weekdays between 9:00 and 17:00.

Please note if you have booked a room that has a breakfast plan included, this is applicable to the number of adults booking the room. There will be a charge for additional children/guests.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

A damage deposit of CAD 250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Best Western Plus Sands

  • Check-in at Best Western Plus Sands is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Best Western Plus Sands may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Best Western Plus Sands offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Live music/Performance
    • Beach

  • Best Western Plus Sands is 1 miles from the center of Vancouver. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Best Western Plus Sands has 2 restaurants:

    • Bayside Lounge
    • The Park Pub

  • Room options at Best Western Plus Sands include:

    • Family
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Double

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Best Western Plus Sands. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.