Featuring an on-site restaurant and lounge, The Sylvia Hotel is located on Vancouver's English Bay with views of the ocean. Robson Street shopping district is 0.9 mi away. Free WiFi is provided. A flat-screen TV and seating area are offered in each bright guestroom at The Sylvia Hotel. Suites offer a full kitchen and sofa bed. Overlooking the bay, Sylvia's Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in the bistro patio or elegant dining room. A meeting room with hosting facilities are provided. Guests can enjoy cycling, walking, and rollerblading on the seawall located outside the front door. Stanley Park is only 2 minutes' walk from the hotel. The Vancouver Art Gallery is 1.2 mi away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Vancouver, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Sylvia Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 1, 2008

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Vancouver, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 twin bed
2 queen beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Vancouver
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Elizabeth
    Spacious room, nicely decorated. Very clean. Loved the in-room coffee maker Wonderful showers
  • Empert
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was very accommodating. Katie was very helpful after we arrived early from a cruise sg.hip. Location, food, service and room was amazing!
  • Adrienne
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location is perfect. It is across from the beach, next door to Stanley Park and in walking distance of the entire city and many terrific restaurants. It felt like living in the best neighborhood in Vancouver. The staff was so helpful and...
  • Matthew
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, staff were all fantastic! Also apparently the room we were in (604) is mildly haunted? Not like murderous rage haunted, more like maybe mischievous haunted.
  • Roberta
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved the location - within walking distance of everything- beach, park, restaurants and shops. Very comfortable bed, clean room. Every staff member was friendly and helpful.
  • Kseisler
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Good size room, great location, friendly staff, clean, cool building.
  • Shun-pin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location just across the street from the beach and wonderful view of English bay sunset! Large room that is big enough to fit a family of 5.
  • Patricia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Located across street from English Bay and extremely walkable. Room was clean & had everything you need. Restaurant/bar great!
  • Ahmed
    Charming historic hotel in beautiful location. Rooms are clean and beds comfy. Staff were friendly, attentive and accommodating.
  • Christine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The Syliva is truly a gem. The location is amazing, located across from Stanley Park, and great food is quick and easy to find. The historic building was apartments, turned into hotel rooms, and it's perfect for large families. The staff is...

Property questions and answers
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  • I am looking to find a very reasonably priced meeting room on February 13. There might be 10 people there.

    Thank you for your inquiry about our meeting room. Our Meeting Room is still available for that day. Please contact the Hotel Front Desk and ask for..
    Answered on 17 January 2020
  • Any parking? How much?

    We have underground parking available, and Parking is $20 plus tax per night/ vehicle.
    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • Is there an elevator?

    Yes. there are three elevators in total in the building.
    Answered on 19 June 2021
  • hello, do the rooms have a microwave

    There is no microwave in any standard rooms. However, the guests could bring the food to Front Desk and request to warm it up.
    Answered on 28 September 2021
  • Is there an ocean view?

    Our property is next to English Bay, so the restaurant and some rooms are facing the bay. For these ocean view rooms, you would need to contact Sylvia..
    Answered on 10 March 2021
  • I have a small foldable electric scooter. Are all the rooms accessible by lift?

    Yes, all rooms are accessible by lift.
    Answered on 26 June 2022
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Sylvia's
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options

Amenities of The Sylvia Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beachfront
  • Bar
  • Guest bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Beachfront
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs CAD 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

The Sylvia Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 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 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
CAD 15 per child, per night
Crib upon request
CAD 5 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
CAD 15 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Mastercard Visa American Express The Sylvia Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card are required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Please note, the guest's credit card will be preauthorised on the day of arrival for total room rate and tax.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about The Sylvia Hotel

  • The Sylvia Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Sylvia's

  • Room options at The Sylvia Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Suite
    • Single
    • Family

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from The Sylvia Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Sylvia Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The Sylvia Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Beachfront
    • Bicycle rental
    • Beach

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

  • The Sylvia Hotel is 1.1 miles from the center of Vancouver. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.