I had a reader looking for the best hotels near the Vancouver cruise ship terminal and she ended up pretty deep into the chaos on East Hastings.
For those who don’t know, that’s one of the most crime-ridden neighbourhoods in North America, even though it’s technically near the cruise port at Canada Place.
To help you avoid these mistakes I’m listing the closest hotels to Vancouver cruise port in safe, thriving areas – with all the best amenities to make your Vancouver stay unforgettable.
Best Hotels Near the Vancouver Cruise Ship Terminal
Pan Pacific Vancouver
☆☆☆☆½ | Distance to cruise terminal: 80 m (1 min walk) | 999 Canada Place | Skytrain: Waterfront
This is the king of the closest hotels near the Vancouver cruise ship terminal because it’s literally connected to the terminal. If you’re looking for zero travel time and top-end luxury, look no further.
For nature lovers and history buffs, Pan Pacific Vancouver is a delightful option. The hotel sits less than a half mile from both Stanley Park and sparkling Burrard Inlet
This non-smoking property offers rooms with luxurious bedding and floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase gorgeous waterfront views.
Top amenities: Sun deck, outdoor terrace & cocktail bar, walk-in showers, heated outdoor pool, tour desk.
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Fairmont Pacific Rim
☆☆☆☆☆ | Distance to cruise terminal: 300 m (3 min walk) | 1038 Canada Place | Skytrain: Waterfront
Guests looking to stay at a hotel close to Vancouver cruise port should consider this five-star property, especially if you’re a cruise ship passenger that wants to wine and dine without having to head to the best restaurants in Vancouver.
The Lobby Lounge and Raw Bar in Fairmont Pacific Rim is considered one of the best Vancouver bars – with sushi, nightly live music, and craft cocktails.
A rooftop pool also provides guests with incredible views of downtown Vancouver.
Top amenities: Hypoallergenic rooms, sophisticated bars, rooftop pool, 4000 sq. foot gym.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Vancouver Downtown Suites
☆☆☆☆ | Distance to cruise terminal: 500 m (7 min walk) | 550 W. Hastings St. | Skytrain: Granville
Delta Hotel Vancouver Downtown Suites has a prime location right on West Hastings Street – and I say prime because it’s situated for a quick walk over to historical Gastown: a great jump-off point for the best Vancouver sightseeing tours.
This four-star hotel gets nearly perfect marks for cleanliness (not to be overlooked!), staff, and location. They’re primarily known for their spacious suites with city views.
Top amenities: balcony with stunning views, work desks, fitness centre.
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The Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver
☆☆☆☆☆ | Distance to cruise terminal: 1.0 km (13 min walk) | 1128 Georgia St. | Skytrain: City Centre
The Shangri-La Hotel is the place you book if you want to take your stay to the next level.
These are no cruise chip bunks here – this fabulous five-star hotel is all about luxury, counting one of the best hotel spas in the world (CHI) where time-honoured holistic methods from Asia will bring you back from the brink.
This is one of the top hotels near Vancouver Cruise Port with a shuttle service so you’ll be there in a flash.
Top amenities: massive flat screens, yoga and pilates classes, Nespresso machines, cruise terminal shuttle.
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Ramada by Wyndham Downtown Vancouver
☆☆½ | Distance to cruise terminal: 1.7 km (20 min walk) | 1221 Granville St. | Skytrain: Yaletown
So far we’ve listed some of the best hotels in Vancouver, but naturally, they’ve got the prices to match. Not to worry! There are some cheap hotels near Vancouver Cruise Terminal like the Ramada and its great price-quality ratio.
The modern, spacious rooms at Ramada are perfect for those looking to cheaply check off major Vancouver attractions and explore the nearby Entertainment District, home to Vancouver’s best bars.
If you’re looking to spend more time out than in, look no further.
Top amenities: pub, cocktail lounge, business facilities.
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Hyatt Regency Vancouver
☆☆☆☆½ | Distance to cruise terminal: 700 m (10 min walk) | 655 Burrard St | Skytrain: Burrard
When speaking of Vancouver cruise terminal hotels this is the most central – whether you’re looking to walk over to Vancouver’s best beaches or do some epic Vancouver shopping at Pacific Centre Mall.
Bars and nightlife venues like Mosaic Grill and Bar and Grain Tasting Bar make this the ideal Vancouver cruise port hotel for somebody who loves hotel lounge/Lost in Translation vibes.
Top amenities: heated outdoor pool, iPhone docks, slate bathrooms, luxury toiletries.
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The Blue Horizon Hotel
☆☆☆ | Distance to cruise terminal: 1.3 km (17 min walk) | 1225 Robson St | Skytrain: Burrard
The Blue Horizon Hotel is another great hotel near Canada Place cruise terminal, even if it’s a bit up the road on famous Robson Street – the city’s fashion and shopping heart.
This boutique hotel is located just four blocks from Stanley Park, making it the perfect hotel to set off exploring on foot. The hotel stands out for its modern luxury with historic decorative touches.
Top amenities: steam room, business centre, Abode restaurant.
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Landis Hotel & Suites
☆☆☆ | Distance to cruise terminal: 1.7 km (23 min walk) | 1200 Hornby St. | Skytrain: City Centre
The Landis Hotel is one of the best cheap hotels in Vancouver near the Cruise Terminal, even if you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything but their premium suites available last minute.
This is a high-end three-star hotel with WiFi, a swimming pool, and a hot breakfast buffet.
All rooms at Landis are non-smoking. If you’re looking for the basics with some value, and to be closer to Yaletown and Granville Island this is a great choice.
Top amenities: concierge and tour desk, flat screen TV, shuttle to cruise terminal.
Book the Landis Hotel & Suites
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Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Vancouver
☆☆☆ | Distance to cruise terminal: 1.5 km (19 min walk) | 111 Robson St. | Skytrain: Stadium
What I like about this hotel is that it’s usually great for booking last-minute hotels near Vancouver cruise terminal. I’ve seen rooms going for $200 the night before, though this varies by season.
This is a great location if you’re looking for a night out at Parq Casino or taking in the Canucks, Whitecaps, or Lions in the Stadium District.
Also – if you’re looking for space they’ve got some of the best value king rooms in Vancouver.
Top amenities: microwave, flat screen TV, safety deposit box.
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How to Book Vancouver’s Best Cruise Terminal Hotels
In writing this post on Vancouver Cruise Terminal lodging I’ve had the opportunity to partner with dozens of different hotel booking providers.
In the end, I’ve chosen Priceline for the following reasons:
- They’re a publicly traded company with a $78 billion market cap for the utmost trust
- They offer the greatest range of hotels near Canada Place Cruise Terminal
- They offer book now pay later rooms which help tons with budgeting
- They’ve got a lowest price guarantee to help you save money
Finally, if you book using the links in the article you’ll be helping me get one step closer to my dream: being able to do Vancouver Planner for a living.
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Where should I stay in Vancouver before a cruise?
The closest hotels to the Vancouver cruise port of renowned quality are the Pan Pacific, the Fairmont Pacific Rim, and the Marriott Downtown Vancouver Suites.
What’s the best hotel to stay in Vancouver before a cruise?
For the full package consider staying at the Shangri-La Vancouver – this five star hotel is famous for its CHI Spa services that take vacation pampering to a whole new level. They’ve also got a shuttle to the cruise terminal.
What is the best Vancouver budget hotel to stay in before a cruise?
A few budget options within 10 minutes of the cruise port are the Landis Hotel and Hampton Inn & Suites. Whatever you do, ensure you avoid the budget hotels on East Hastings Street as this is a very rundown neighbourhood.
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