Opening Date: April 1, 1999
Location: Located in vibrant Yaletown at the foot of Robson Street, the city’s famed shopping and entertainment district in downtown Vancouver, steps away from Rogers Arena, BC Place Stadium, the Queen Elizabeth and Orpheum Theatres. 20-minute drive from Vancouver International Airport.
Accommodations: The Westin Grand Vancouver has a total of 207 suites. Room categories include Studio, Superior One Bedroom Suites, Deluxe One Bedroom & Deluxe One Bedroom Balcony Suites. 18 suites – including the 1,000 + square feet Harmony Suite – are located on the 30th and 31st Executive Floors with added amenities and panoramic city views. 5 suites are designed for guests with special needs.
All suites feature Westin’s custom-designed Heavenly Beds® with 10-inch thick pillow top mattress; 250-thread-count sheets, duvet and five pillows; and the Heavenly Bath®: dual showerhead with multiple spray options and curved shower rod for extra room.
Suites also include high-speed wireless Internet access, one dual-line telephone with data port and one cordless, in-room movies and video games, refreshment center basket, ironing board, iron, make-up/shaving mirror, hairdryer, bathrobes, safe, coffee/tea maker, and complimentary pouch of Starbucks coffee.
The convenience kitchens in every suite feature a convection microwave, refreshment centre, toaster, dishwasher, dishes and cookware.
Meeting Space: Total meeting and banquet space is over 3,400 square feet for a total of 6 meeting rooms:
The Symphony Room is 1,222 square feet;
The Allegro Room is 602 square feet;
The Sonata Room is 540 square feet;
The Concerto Room is 450 square feet;
The Overture Room is 430 square foot; and
The Rondo Room is 255 square feet and a permanent board room.
Meeting rooms are equipped with the latest in meeting technology and all feature high speed WiFi, laptop/VGA projection, ISDN and satellite broadcasting capabilities, dedicated telephone and fax lines, built-in retractable projection screens in four of the function rooms, full catering services, on-site audio-visual rental & support, business centre services and windows in all rooms.
Dining: The 65 seat Hidden Tasting Bar & Social Lounge features menus that change regularly to be in sync with the seasons, showcasing expertly sourced ingredients from local farmers and vendors. Cool tones, warm woodwork, diffused lighting and contemporary furnishing with windows overlooking Vancouver Public Library and Library Square. Restaurant is open every day at 6:30 a.m. (7 a.m. on weekends) for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Hidden Tasting Bar and Social Lounge offers something for everyone. A place to share food, and enjoy a unique beer, or glass of wine in a relaxed environment. We have simplified the eating experience by integrating global food offerings using local ingredients, with attentive service. It's undeniably approachable, comfortable, and a place where "time flies when you're having fun".
24-hour in-suite dining is also available.
Fitness Facilities: The WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Centre is a custom designed 24-hour fitness facility located on the 3rd floor, featuring two LifeFitness treadmills, an upright bike, a stepper and elliptical machine. Special equipment includes core boards, medicine balls, stability balls and resistance bands.
Other amenities include outdoor heated saltwater pool with sundeck (open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily), outdoor whirlpool tub, co-ed sauna, and his and hers steam rooms.
Westin Kids Club®, Service Express®, Starwood Preferred Guest® programs. The hotel is a 100% non-smoking environment. In addition to high speed wired Internet access in all guest and meeting rooms, wireless Internet access is also available in all areas of the hotel, including guest rooms.
Concierge services are available to arrange sightseeing, sporting activities, theatre tickets and travel arrangements. – less