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If you’re the sort of person that refers to snow as “pow,” then you’re already 100 % aware that Whistler and Vancouver’s local mountains are already open for the winter season. If you’re bombing up the Sea to Sky highway to Whistler, then you’re almost definitely passing through Vancouver on your way. Why not schedule a spot of city time either pre- or post-ski? Right?READ MORE
A few weeks ago, The Burrard was lucky enough to host Margarita from West Coast Mama, a blog about her life raising two kids here in B.C., her design firm and her travels. While her posts about her travels often involve her family, Margarita came to stay with us for an adults-only night away.
You know when someone just “gets” you, and you don’t have to explain your weird rules around reading celeb mags only when you’re on a treadmill, or make excuses because you like Deep and Delicious cake even though you know it’s sort of gross? That’s how we feel about 12HRS, a travel site made up of guides for their favourite cities. Each is 12 hours long (duh) and gives visitors an awesome cheat-sheet for getting a whole lot out of a destination in a short amount of time.
Looking for a cool downtown Vancouver boutique hotel but don’t want to pay the earth for it? At The Burrard, we think you can have your cake and eat it too, and apparently, MSN Travel’s UK site agrees with us! In a great round-up of awesome hotels around the world coming in at under £80 a night (that’s about $150 Canadian), the site gives The Burrard props for our retro vibes as well as amenities like free North America-wide phone calls, the Nespresso machines in every room, and free use of our Brooklyn cruiser bikes.READ MORE
If you’re heading to Vancouver and looking for a downtown boutique hotel in which to lay your head, you probably want to see what you’re getting yourself into, right? Sure, you can look at regular, still photos, but that’s a bit old fashioned. So we asked our talented friends at BC BuzZ to produce a short video on The Burrard so you can see us and our modern-retro guest rooms in action! Highlights of the video include:READ MORE