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Yaletown

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Address: Mainland & Hamilton Streets, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse district....

Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse district. This fresh urban neighbourhood is just an easy walk from the centre of downtown Vancouver or a quick ferry ride from Granville Island. Yaletown’s converted heritage buildings are home to some of city’s top fashion and design shops, as well as cutting edge restaurants and bars. Old loading docks act as giant sidewalks and create a unique setting for wandering, shopping, or lounging at one of the many outdoor patios.

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This former rail terminal and warehouse district got transformed during the 1990s to what has become perhaps the hippest area in Vancouver. High-rise glass condos cluster together... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This former rail terminal and warehouse district got transformed during the 1990s to what has become perhaps the hippest area in Vancouver. High-rise glass condos cluster together while myriad restaurants, from fast food to world-class; upscale boutiques; and beckoning small parks spread below. I always see a mostly young crowd on the streets and in the shops. During my most... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Vancouver, Yaletown turned out to be a nice surprise. If you’re looking for shopping, restaurants, bars, or just a cup of coffee, wander down to Yaletown. On a rainy Saturday morning, we enjoyed the walk around this area. We strolled all through Yaletown on our way to catch the Aquabus to Granville Island.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what you want to eat. Yaletown has one of the best selection of eateries. You can dine for under $10.00 per person to the sky is the limit. Or maybe you just want a coffee and to be a people watcher. From very casual to dress to the nines, Yaletown is a great destination for both locals and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can find an available spot, this is one of the best areas in town. Good food, bars, nightlife, small parks - a look into city life of the locals. Ultra clean. Huge variety of eatery options.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favourite part of Vancouver. The warehouses have been smartened up to make the whole area lively with a vibrant buzz. The Yaletown Brewery is a great place at any time of the day with lovely waitresses, good beer and food. The Distillery is well worth a visit and there are plenty of other bars and restaurants. An easy walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

There is old and new ....great little bistros, theatres, waterfront, train station and urban area redevelopment. His would be the one of the places that I would live if I moved to Van

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This area used to be warehouses etc but now it is a thriving residential area close to the water. Clean picturesque area with a mix of old and new. Lots of restaurants and coffee shops and other stores. Felt very safe walking around here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Yaletown offers so many places to eat and some of the most interesting local shops and boutiques. Yuppie town feel and close to all other attractions of Vancouver. I would definitely visit again when I come through Vancouver.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

High style, very hip neighborhood. Trendsetting bars and restaurants, the yuppie place to be. Upscale shopping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The area is really great - lots of restaurants and bars. Quite trendy but suitable for everyone. Perfect during the summer as there are patios everywhere to get some sunshine and soak up the atmosphere.

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Yaletown & False Creek North
Yaletown has risen from the ashes of its rough-and-tumble industrial past into one of Vancouver's new chicest neighbourhoods. The place responsible for originating of the phrase 'skid row' might not call to mind independently-owned boutiques and terraced cafes, but having swallowed the waterfront lines of False Creek North, the resulting amalgamation transformed the area into an elegant, stylish hotspot with a view. Its youthful vibe owes to the many young families and young professionals who live there, bolstering nightlife and restaurant variety along its cobbled streets. It is the flagship neighbourhood for modern revitalization, and the It-Spot for boutique hotels and modish eats.
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