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4.8 out of 5

"Loved the Fairmont Waterfront. Staff was friendly and professional. The Arc Restaurant was wonderful and the location was never dull. " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 29 May 2022

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Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Canada Place, connected to the convention center

Oceanside stay

At this Downtown Vancouver hotel, you'll be well placed to visit Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and Canada Place, both steps away. Vancouver Waterfront and Robson Street are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 14 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and WiFi in public areas. There's a gym on site, and a 24-hour front desk and a rooftop terrace are also provided.

Fairmont City View Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$219* Per night/room Dec 25 - Dec 26

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Harbor View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

West Coast Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Harbor and Stanley Park View Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Harbor and Stanley Park View Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Room, 1 Queen Bed (Harbor and Stanley Park View)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Fairmont Waterfront ratings based on 10 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Fairmont Waterfront

Everyone (6) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
Loved the Fairmont Waterfront. Staff was friendly and professional. The Arc Restaurant was wonderful and the location was never dull.

Posted by on May 29, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on May 1, 2022

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5 out of 5
Great location for cruise ship arrival and departure as the hotel is very short walk.

Posted by on Apr 30, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 2, 2022 by Fairmont Waterfront

Thank you for sharing a review of your stay at Fairmont Waterfront. I'm so thrilled that we were able to provide you with a great pre-cruise experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Jean-Francois Vary General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by , from San Francisco on Apr 26, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 4, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 5, 2019 by Aurelie Stoeckel

Thank you very much for this wonderful review and we hope to have another opportunity to provide you with an amazing stay! Sincerely, Aurelie Stoeckel Guest Experience Manager

5 out of 5
It is in the perfect location, has very helpful and friendly staff, and the hotel is beautiful and unique!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 30, 2019 by Bob

Thank You for taking time to review Your stay. We are very glad to hear it met Your expectations!

5 out of 5
Greqt location along the waterfront. Attentive staff

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 3, 2019 by Aurelie Stoeckel

Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your recent stay at Fairmont Waterfront. We take great pride in our excellent location, in the heart of downtown Vancouver. I'm delighted that you were able to take advantage of it during your stay. Sincerely, Aurelie Stoeckel Guest Experience Manager

5 out of 5
Very close to cruise terminal. Next door. The Hotel even took your luggage over their for you. Would recomend Hotel to anyone.

Posted by on Aug 26, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 26, 2019 by Ken Flores

Thank you for taking the time to share such a great review and for your high recommendation to others. I am so pleased that you could experience the convenience of our luggage transfer service to the cruise terminal. We hope you will return soon for another visit! Sincerely, Ken Flores General Manager

3 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 21, 2022

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5 out of 5
Good property

Posted by on Sep 6, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 7, 2021 by Fairmont Waterfront

Thank you for the excellent review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Jean-Francois Vary General Manager

Property Features

Fairmont Waterfront offers its guests an outdoor pool, a health club, and a steam room. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. There are 14 meeting rooms available. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Fairmont Waterfront. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Vancouver hotel is smoke free.

  • 489 guestrooms or units
  • 23 levels
  • Built in 1991
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Vancouver Waterfront Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Waterfront Metro Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Fairmont Waterfront offers 489 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 47-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Vancouver hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Travel crib

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and on weekends from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

ARC - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

ARC Bar - This bar specializes in local cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a steam room.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Staffed front desk
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Smoke detector
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: CAD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 13.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: CAD 13.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: CAD 13.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 56 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ) guests.

  • Green Key Eco-Rating Program
  • Green Tourism Program
  • UNESCO sustainable tourism pledge
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.