Best Western Plus Sands By The Sea Hotel

 3 stars
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6G 1W5  show mapSave
From  C$ 185
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  • Location
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Overview

The three-star Best Western Sands Hotel is perfectly nestled in the downtown Vancouver, within easy reach from the aquarium and large park.

This traditional American-style property includes spacious meeting facilities and parking.

The elegant 119 guest rooms are fitted with air conditioning and mini-bar.

Guests are provided with refined Pacific cuisine in two on-site restaurants.

Vancouver City Center SkyTrain Station is about 2.3km away.

Number of rooms   119.

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Distance to:

  • City Center - 3.4km
  • Airport: Coal Harbour - 1.8km, Vancouver Intl - 10.7km
  • Train Station: Yaletown Roundhouse Skytrain Station - 1.9km, Olympic Village Station - 2.9km
  • Bus stop - 600 m

Rooms

Standard Queen Rooms feature queen bed, sofa bed, mini-fridge, free local calls, iPod clock radio, 37inch flat screen TV, air conditioner, voice mail, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer and high-speed wireless internet.

Double Queen Rooms have two queen beds, zero waste station and complimentary morning newspaper.

King Rooms include king bed, superior quality furnishings, sitting area and large work desk.

Premium Rooms are fitted with bathrobes, slippers, two flat screen TVs, balcony and luxury amenities.

Dining options

The Checkers Bar & Grill is a cozy sports bar with numerous monitors serving a great selection of beers, spirits, wines and light meals.

The Bayside Lounge offers martini and tasty cocktails with incredible ocean view and live DJ music.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

Seven elegant meeting rooms accommodating up to 150 guests are completed with audio-visual equipment.

High-speed wireless internet access is available throughout the property.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Tour desk
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible on site.

Services
  • Laundry
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Internet Access
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
  • Exercise gym
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • In-room safe
  • Hair dryer

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 13 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • All children under the age of 13 may stay at the price of CAD 7.50 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Rooms and availability

Standard Queen Rooms feature queen bed, sofa bed, mini-fridge, free local calls, iPod clock radio, 37inch flat screen TV, air conditioner, voice mail, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer and high-speed wireless internet.

Double Queen Rooms have two queen beds, zero waste station and complimentary morning newspaper.

King Rooms include king bed, superior quality furnishings, sitting area and large work desk.

Premium Rooms are fitted with bathrobes, slippers, two flat screen TVs, balcony and luxury amenities.

Guest Room

Two Queen Size Beds

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    Premium Room

    Ocean view

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      Standard Double Room

      Ocean view

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        Double Room

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              Ocean view, Mountain view

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                Two Single Beds

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                      Best Western Plus Sands By The Sea Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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                      What's nearby

                      What's nearby.

                      City Center is about 3.4km away.

                      Stanley Park, a beautiful seaside park is about 1.6km away.

                      Vancouver Art Gallery, hosting historical and contemporary exhibitions of painting, sculpture and graphic arts is about 2km away.

                      Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Center, a public aquarium is approximately 2.1km away.

                      Attractions for Tourists
                      • Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
                        1.1km
                      • Captain Billy's Magical Tours Ltd.
                        1.4km
                      Popular areas
                      Amusement
                      • Global Beat
                        1.4km
                      Museums
                      • David YH Lui Assoc
                        200 m
                      • Roedde House Museum
                        600 m
                      • Bill Reid Museum Foundation
                        1.0km
                      • B C Book Prizes
                        1.1km
                      • Museum District
                        1.2km
                      • H R Mac Millan Space Ctr
                        1.2km
                      • Vancouver Maritime Museum
                        1.2km
                      • Vancouver Men's Chorus
                        1.3km
                      • Alliance For Arts and Culture
                        1.4km
                      • Arts Direct
                        1.4km
                      Parks
                      Universities, Institutes
                      • Vancouver Career College
                        300 m
                      • Canadian College of English
                        1.0km
                      • Advanced Education Council
                        1.0km
                      • Vancouver Language College
                        1.1km
                      • Asia Pacific Intl Graduate Sch
                        1.2km
                      • Iti Information Tech Inst
                        1.3km

                      Local Attractions

                      • Granville Island
                        1.7km
                        1661 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
                      • SkyTrain
                        1.6km
                        1050 West Pender St, Vancouver
                      • Vancouver Art Gallery
                        1.5km
                        750 Hornby St., Vancouver
                      • Christ Church Cathedral
                        1.5km
                        690 Burrard St., Vancouver
                      • Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
                        1.6km
                        Springerville, AZ

                      Near the hotel

                      • English Bay
                        70 m
                        Denman and Davie Sts., Vancouver
                      • English Bay Beach
                        90 m
                        Beach Ave., Vancouver
                      • Vancouver Downtown
                        660 m
                        Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada
                      • Sunset Beach
                        590 m
                        Off of Burrard Street and Beach Avenue, Vancouver
                      • Stanley Park
                        1.2km
                        West Georgia Street, Vancouver
                      • Robson Street
                        660 m
                        Robson Street, Vancouver
                      • Denman Street
                        760 m
                        Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada

                      Restaurants Nearby

                      • Raincity Grill

                        72% likes this, based on 268 reviews
                        Food: American, Canadian
                        Price Range: CAD 56 - CAD 56

                        100 m
                        1193 Denman St

                        Phone: (604) 685-7337

                      • Checkers Bar & Grill

                        54% likes this, based on 39 reviews
                        Price Range: CAD 10 - CAD 24

                        10 m
                        1755 Davie Street (Best Western Sands Hotel)

                        Phone: 604.682.1831

                      • The Park at English Bay

                        73% likes this, based on 28 reviews
                        Food: American
                        Price Range: CAD 32 - CAD 32

                        10 m
                        1755 Davie Street

                        Phone: 604 682 1831

                      • Ginger Garlic Cuisine of India

                        77% likes this, based on 49 reviews
                        Food: Indian

                        20 m
                        1738 Davie Street

                        Phone: 604 558 1158

                      • The Boathouse

                        60% likes this, based on 207 reviews
                        Food: Seafood
                        Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 65

                        110 m
                        1795 Beach Ave

                        Phone: 604-669-2225

                      Getting there.

                      Vancouver International Airport is about 14.5km away.

                      By car head south on Grant McConachie Way E, keep right at the fork, follow signs for Granville Street E/City Centre/Centre-ville/BC-99 N and merge onto SW Marine Drive, continue onto Granville Street, turn left onto Granville Street/Granville Bridge and take left onto Davie Street.

                      Getting around.

                      EB Davie Street/FS Denman Street‎ bus stop is only 50m away.

                      Vancouver City Center SkyTrain Station is about 2.3km away.

                      Vancouver Pacific Central Station is about 4.1km away.

                      Best Western Plus Sands By The Sea Hotel Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Sands By The Sea Hotel

                      Average guest rating

                      4.0
                      out of 5
                      Excellent
                      Based on 100 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Service
                      4.0
                      Value
                      3.8
                      Dining
                      3.6
                      Location
                      4.3
                      Rooms
                      3.9

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • Very good proximity to attractions and staff Informal Near beach. This hotel was excellent, service was fast and the room was very clean and stylish. The restaurant was prompt.

                        Between the bar downstairs and the bus stop outside and small bathroom.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.2
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          5
                      • The location is great and the staff are eager to help and even is an older hotel I can see is well kept. Comfortable beds access to transport restaurants, the bar is good downstairs.

                        The room was noisy.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.8
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Value
                          4
                      • The location is fabulous and buses right outside are handy too. The hotel is excellent value and good restaurants are nearby. The staff are very helpful, the rooms are nice and clean, the beds are very comfortable, the food is great.

                        A little bit noisy at night from the street outside, unfortunetly not worth the price and the woman at the front desk was very rude. Windows were a bit old, sheets were not made well.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.7
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          5
                        • Service
                          3
                        • Value
                          3
                      • Excellent area for restaurants, we also used the Big Bus and stanley Park and the beach just steps away. S a comfortable hotel, friendly staff and the maids looked after us very well. The room was clean, the price was very reasonable and we had breakfast coupons from Travelzoo, some of the locals got up were pretty good.

                        Cost seemed somewhat high, hence poor rating for facilities and after a very long day biking all over town. Service very slow, small bathroom.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.4
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          4
                      • The location was superb, a stop was just down the street and the restaurant in the hotel was very handy for breakfast. The cleaninghouse keepers were friendly and very accommodating and service was excellent. Room was very good and the Bar staff were always cheerful and ready to chat. The coffee was from blenz and was delicious, dinner was great and a large portion too.

                        Vancouver is a very expensive city, about a 10 minute walk to False Creek Ferries and your windows are ineffective at noise reduction.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.8
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          5
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          5
                      • Location and friendly staff, near a trolley stop. Perfect for visiting Vancouver, good price too and only 5 minutes from Stanley Park, is a fantastic way to spend a morningday. Lots of great restaurants close by on English bay and the bed is wonderful.

                        The partial view is obstructed by the filthy windows and rooms at the front can be noisey as 's on a busy road. Poor, noisy air conditioning.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.1
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Value
                          4
                      • Location is great and one block from the hotel is beautiful Stanley Park. Staff are friendly, helpful and pleasant, the rooms are now nicely appointed.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.4
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          5
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          4
                      • Friendly, helpful staff/great location, lovely hotel and good service. Large flat screen tv and nice food.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.7
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          5
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          4
                      • The location is perfect and this hotel is at the end of lively Davie Street, near the water. Staff are friendly and helpful, rooms been renovated in recent years and are very comfortable. Great juice bar opposite and individual restaurants close by.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.3
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          5
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          3
                      • The location was ideal, pillows as we have stayed in Hotels beds were very uncomfortable and the costumer service was great and the brunch was amazing. The room was fine.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.6
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          5
                      • Location is very good, for the downtown area, I feel this hotel is a great value and the staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms are spotlessly clean.

                        Several long hairs on my bed sheets.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.5
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          5
                      • Good value for location and a fantastic hotel. Staff were very helpful, bed was comfortable.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.7
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          5
                      • Friendly in a great location and value the best. The front desk staff and comfortable beds. Breakfast very cheap & and good choice.

                        The bathroom had broken tiles and a pink bathtub from the 70's.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.3
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          4
                        • Dining
                          5
                      • Good location for tourists and restaurants near by in the walking distance. The decor was very nice and staff were excellent. The beds were very comfortable.

                        Bad hotel and as 's on a busy street the bus service is great.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.9
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          3
                      • Very enjoyable great views, excellent choice near English Bay and best Western takes some beating for value for money. Very competent and helpful staff, receptionist Jessica very helpfull. Loved the comfortable beds &, other meals and free local calls.

                        The rooms of the hotel are quite spacious and the bath is a bit dated and small.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.9
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          5
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          5
                        • Dining
                          5
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