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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. 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 guests since Feb 1, 2008

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

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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4 reasons to choose The Sylvia Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • English Bay
    0.1 miles
  • Inukshuk
    0.3 miles
  • West End Ice Rink
    0.3 miles
  • Roedde House Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Barclay Heritage Square
    0.5 miles
  • Prospect Point Lighthouse
    0.7 miles
  • Robson Street
    0.8 miles
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Coal Harbour
    0.8 miles
  • Providence Health Care
    0.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Jericho Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Lonsdale Quay
    3.2 miles
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge
    4 miles
  • Spanish Banks
    4 miles
  • Pacific Coliseum
    4.5 miles
  • University of British Columbia
    4.9 miles
  • Bridgeport Skytrain Station
    6.5 miles
  • Sea Island Centre Skytrain Station
    6.6 miles
  • YVR Airport Station
    6.8 miles
  • Aberdeen Skytrain Station
    7.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Vancouver International Airport
    6.6 miles
  • Nanaimo Airport
    36.6 miles
  • Abbotsford International Airport
    38.9 miles
How to get to The Sylvia Hotel from Vancouver International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: American

Amenities of The Sylvia Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Skiing
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
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.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
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)
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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 are considered 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
Crib by request
CAD 5 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
CAD 15 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
CAD 15 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Sylvia Hotel by:

    • Taxi 30min

  • The Sylvia Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Sylvia's

  • 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.

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

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from The Sylvia Hotel.

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Skiing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • The Sylvia Hotel is 1.1 miles from the center of Vancouver.

  • Room options at The Sylvia Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Suite
    • Single
    • Family