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Best Western Plus Sands

3-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Stanley Park

  • Free WiFi
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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to We Care Clean (Best Western) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Dining options
Convenient
Safe
Shopping
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 119 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Television

What’s around

  • In West End
  • Stanley Park - 9 min walk
  • Robson Street - 10 min walk
  • Vancouver Convention Centre - 29 min walk
  • Canada Place - 32 min walk
  • Queen Elizabeth Theatre - 36 min walk
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Oversized Room;Third bed is a Sofabed)
  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (with Sofabed)
  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, City View
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, City View (with Sofabed)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Fireplace (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Small Room)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, City View (with Sofabed)
  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Fireplace (with Sofabed)

Location

  • In West End
  • Stanley Park - 9 min walk
  • Robson Street - 10 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In West End
  • Stanley Park - 9 min walk
  • Robson Street - 10 min walk
  • Vancouver Convention Centre - 29 min walk
  • Canada Place - 32 min walk
  • Queen Elizabeth Theatre - 36 min walk
  • Rogers Arena - 39 min walk
  • Port of Vancouver - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge - 5 mi / 8 km
  • University of British Columbia - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km

Getting around

  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) - 25 min drive
  • Vancouver, BC (CXH-Vancouver Harbour Seaplane Base) - 6 min drive
  • Pitt Meadows, BC (YPK) - 57 min drive
  • Sechelt, BC (YHS-Sunshine Coast Regional) - 121 min drive
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) - 129 min drive
  • Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base) - 149 min drive
  • Vancouver, BC (XEA-Vancouver Pacific Central Station) - 6 min drive
  • Vancouver Waterfront Station - 8 min drive
  • Vancouver Pacific Central Station - 11 min drive
  • Burrard Station - 26 min walk
  • Yaletown-Roundhouse Station - 27 min walk
  • Vancouver City Center Station - 27 min walk

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 119 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Children

  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room (up to 80 lbs)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (CAD 20 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Things to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

The Park at English Bay - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Bayside Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Awards and 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.

Small print

Also known as

  • Best Western Plus Sands
  • Best Western Hotel Vancouver
  • Vancouver Best Western
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Sands Vancouver
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel Vancouver
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Sands Hotel Vancouver
  • Best Western Plus Sands Vancouver
  • Best Western Sands
  • Best Western Sands Hotel
  • Best Western Sands Plus
  • Sands Best Western
  • Sands Best Western Hotel

Optional extras

Self parking costs CAD 20 per night with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between CAD 6.49 and CAD 16 for adults, and CAD 6.49 and CAD 16 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 14.00 per accommodation, per night (maximum CAD 100.00 per stay)

Service animals exempt from fees

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Best Western Plus Sands does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs CAD 20 per night.
  • Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 80 lbs per pet. There's a charge of CAD 14.00 per accommodation, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • You can check in from 4 PM - 2 AM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, The Park at English Bay offers international cuisine and ocean views. Nearby restaurants include Banana Leaf (3-min walk), Akira (3-min walk), and Nat's New York Pizzeria (3-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Starlight Casino (28-min drive) is nearby.
  • Have fun with activities like cycling, hiking, and kayaking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities like 2 bars, a sauna, and a fitness center.