Fairmont Pacific Rim

1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0B9, Canada
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    My first impression of this hotel was that it was too luxurious. The lobby is lofty (literally and figuratively) and made me feel a little small and detached from the surroundings.

    That all changed, however, upon entering one of the guestrooms. I was greeted by the calming sound of birds chirping (coming from the bedside radio of course) and a glowing panoramic photograph of a lush green forest. It was a little surreal looking out the windows onto the North Shore Mountains while feeling like somehow I was already there. Let’s just say that it was love at first sight.

    I’m sure that anyone could pick a random room here, stay the night and leave in the morning feeling satisfied. But to really make the most of it, I recommend at least the following:

    1) A room with a harbour mountain view — better yet, the Signature Ofuro Room that has a Japanese soaker tub from which you can enjoy the view

    2) Any spa treatment just to take advantage of Willow Stream’s facilities like the sauna, steam room and meditation pods

    3) A visit to Bella Gelateria for true artisan gelato that’s made onsite (Bombay Chai is my new favourite!)

    Did I say this place felt too luxurious? I take it back!

    Recommended for:Business TravelersLuxury TravelersWellness
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    I thoroughly enjoyed my night at the Fairmont. The view was most breathtaking. If you have extra $$ to spend a night in town I recommend to stay here. Their room service was friendly and attentive.

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    Stepping into the Fairmont Pacific Rim, it is obvious that this hotel is one of the newest in Vancouver. The lobby is extremely white and as seems to be the trend with everything these days, extremely open. A trendy bar fills almost half of the cavernous lobby and is adjacent to check-in counters. There is live (and loud) music six evenings a week and seems to be a place to be seen. At the end the lobby is open to ORU bistro.

    The rooms are very fresh and new and with 40-different styles, there are little tweaks to make any stay just about right. One of my favourite features was a backlit forest scene above the bed which reminds you that you’re staying in a temperate rainforest zone. That point in driven home even further if you’re lucky enough to have a room looking across Burrard Inlet to the north shore mountains.
    The water/mountain view can also be had in a suite with its own fireplace that is situated just over the outdoor pool and deck.

    Overall, this is a beautiful hotel but it’s not cheap. With rooms starting at $309 and a top suite going for about $10k, it’s worth waiting for some nice weather to enjoy some sun with the mountains.

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  • Fairmont Pacific Rim
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    Definitely a nice lodging option if you are in Vancouver. Centrally located, close to the ferry to North Van and Gastown.

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  • Fairmont Pacific Rim

    Hands down the nicest hotel in town. The curtains and lights are all controlled by panels all around the room. There are TVs in the mirrors that you can watch from the giant bath tubs. The suites are huge and beautiful. Very modern and luxurious with a great location, great views, and a top notch staff.

    Recommended for:Luxury Travelers
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The Fairmont Pacific Rim is a luxury hotel located between the business district and the seawall, walking distance from the Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada Place, Pacific Centre Mall and the Seabus, Canada Line and Skytrain. Onsite dining options include Oru Pan Asian Bistro, Giovane Café and The Lobby Lounge. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre, an outdoor pool, cabanas (seasonal, and charges apply) and Willow Stream Spa. Guests can upgrade to the Fairmont Gold Level for private check-in, concierge and butler services, along with complimentary breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres in an exclusive lounge. In-room WiFi is $14.95 or free for Fairmont President’s Club members (there is no charge to sign up). There are three different room categories with wheelchair accessibility (roll-in showers are available in select rooms). Pets are allowed for a charge of $30 per night. Valet parking is $43 (tax included). The property is non-smoking.


4.5 out of 5
6 members' reviews
413 people visited Fairmont Pacific Rim
Excellent! - 94% of guests recommend
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  • Swimming Pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sauna
  • Voicemail
  • Electronic Room Keys
  • In-House Bar
  • Video Check Out
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  • Clothing Iron
  • In-House Dining
  • Family Rooms
  • Coffee & Tea Maker
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  • Mini Bar In Room

Reviews Summary

Excellent!432 reviews across the web.

  • Especially suitable as wellness hotel according to guests.
  • Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
  • Location
    100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
  • Ambiance
    100% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
  • Service
    97% found the staff to be very friendly.
  • Grounds
    Pool was lovely, according to 86%.
  • Hotel
    85% thought it was clean.
  • Wellness Area
    Excellent wellness & sports facilities.