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We love it when people make a fuss about The Burrard being a good value Vancouver hotel. Not because we are a budget backpacker hostel, but because we love proving that a downtown location, stylish retro-modern guestrooms, free wifi, an awesome hidden courtyard, and amenities like espresso machines in every room can be had without breaking the bank!
Being just a quick three-hour jaunt up the I-5, Vancouver sees a lot of awesome visitors from Seattle. Our two cities have this unspoken understanding, like, “Yeah, it rains here, and you’re all obsessed with coffee and technical fleece. We get it. No need for the apology.” Among our many recent Seattleite guests was Jenny Kuglin, a writer for KOMO News’ website, as well as their travel and lifestyle section, SeattleRefined.com.
As you know, we love to show off our mid-century modern style and retro guestrooms to anyone who shows even a vague interest. And all that grooviness and our downtown Vancouver location often attracts the eye of some of Vancouver’s best photographers who see the potential of The Burrard as a backdrop for their next photo shoot. The latest of these photographers was Matthew Chen who was looking for a location as handsome as dapper dude, Todd Talbot.
As much as our downtown Vancouver location is hard to beat, we’re especially proud of our retro-modern guestrooms and the cool mid-century modern touches you’ll find throughout The Burrard. So we were happy to invite the crew from a new Quebec-produced interior design show into the hotel a few months ago.READ MORE
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