Fairmont Waterfront- Our Favorite Hotel In Vancouver!



This world class luxury hotel is perfectly situated on Vancouver’s lively harbourfront, just steps away from the Vancouver Convention Center, the cruise ship terminal and the Waterfront Sky Train Station. A short distance away you will also find the popular areas of Gas Town, Chinatown or Stanley Park.



The Fairmont Waterfront specializes in personalized service which is the trademark of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand. It is one of many properties of the Accor hospitality group, a worldwide hotel operator with 5,300 hotels, 778,000 hotel rooms in 110 countries and is the largest hospitality company in Europe. The All-Accor Live Limitless loyalty program offers members a range of offers, services, rewards and experiences including dining, art, travel, shopping and entertainment.



The Fairmont Waterfront is recognized as one of Vancouver’s top hotels in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards.


The award is well deserved because of the exceptional staff, panoramic harbor views, heated swimming pool and ARC Restaurant. For 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels ranked this luxury property #5 Best Hotel in Vancouver (#12 in Canada).


Fairmont Waterfront is ranked as a ‘5 Green Key’ Hotel and ‘4 Green Key Meetings’ Hotel by Green Key Global for sustainability in the hospitality industry.




This stylish 23 floor glass-front hotel is ultra-chic in its design. The entrance welcomes guests into an open and airy well-appointed spacious modern lobby that emphasizes a contemporary look with floor to ceiling windows and marble floors. The staff are friendly and accommodating.







Guest accommodations include 489 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms in distinctive floor plans with city waterfront views or Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. These comfortable rooms with floor to ceiling windows come with the elegant features you expect with the Fairmont brand including luxurious pillow top bedding, glass enclosed rain showers, spectacularly unique views along with sitting areas and all the modern amenities that are common throughout the Fairmont brand including Le Labo bath amenities, personal Keurig coffee system, Free high speed internet for Accor Live Limitless loyalty club members, Fitness Center with 50 foot heated pool, Non-smoking and Pet-friendly rooms. And don’t forget Fairmont Gold rooms with a private concierge and the Gold lounge.



Visit the Fairmont Waterfront 50 foot rooftop outdoor heated swimming pool with views of the North Shore Mountains and Burrard Inlet.


As part of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts family, the Fairmont Waterfront features special accommodation packages such as the Talking Trees Package which is an Indigenous guided tour of Stanley Park and dinner at Salmon n’Bannock, Vancouver’s only Indigenous owned and operated restaurant.



There is 24,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space the hotel .





The rooftop herb garden with 4 beehives including a “Bee and Bee” pollinator hotel and a “bee butler” who overseas the bee program. Fairmont Waterfront is home to over 250,000 honeybees in six hives that produce 2000 lbs of honey each year.


Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have always been committed to protecting the environment. The Fairmont Waterfront has a long list of sustainability projects which can be viewed here https://www.fairmont-waterfront.com/sustainability/








ARC is the hip spot to enjoy upscale, handcrafted artisan dishes created by Executive Chef Michael Pagnacco. Ingredients are sourced locally and include herbs from the Fairmont Waterfront rooftop herb garden and honey from the beehives. This comfortable and contemporary looking restaurant highlights the distinctive large accentuated arc .












Here you can enjoy specialties such as Steak Tartar, Smoked Salmon Rillettes, Beef Bourguignon and Pan Roasted Sable Fish. For dessert try the delicious Canadian Maple Pie. This upscale restaurant is serving delicious food in a perfect location with beautiful harbor views for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. The ARC bar features live music on DJ sets on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.


Ocean Wise - encourages guests to select from the many sustainable options on our menus. All seafood served at Fairmont Waterfront is 100% Ocean Wise certified.


Growing Chefs! This charity, in partnership with Fairmont Waterfront, educates children and families about healthy food and food systems.


Britannia Kid'chen – an annual fundraiser event involving students from Britannia Elementary School in Kid'Chen Cook-Off.




Thank you to Kristyna Vogel Director, Marketing & Public Relations for showing us around this special property.


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