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The hotel is older, but is quite nice. We had a couple of minor issues with the room we were first assigned, and the staff immediately moved us to another room, even helping me re- pack and move. Thank you for that.
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The BW Sands is a comfortable hotel with very nice and accommodating staff especially Juan and Vincent. The receptionists are really taking care of your needs even to provide change for bus fare ( which need exact $2.75). The best location ever. Just by the...More
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Response from BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus SandsResponded 12 January 2018
Thank You for the review of our hotel. I am glad you thoroughly enjoyed The Best Western Plus Sands and The Park Pub. It is great to hear you found all the great variety of restaurants we have down Denman Street. We look forward...More
Though far from nearest train station, it is very close to Stanley park and English bay. Hotel is dated but relatively well maintained. Located in west end Vancouver, it is close to restaurants and fast food places. There’s a bus which takes you to downtown...More
This is the first time I have been to Vancouver in decades, so I was a little overwhelmed by the density, the traffic and all the other things that go with big cities. This is a downtown hotel, so all of those things came into...More
I have stayed off and on at the Sands by the Sea and Coast Plaza. Now the Coast is closed, I decided to try the Sands again. The renovations in the rooms are really nice. Everything was so clean and the bed linens were immaculate....More
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
with the sunrise, offering breathtaking views at any time of day. The West End merges together so many looks and flavors probably because it functions a hub: its the leafy pit-stop between nightlife and entertainment venues along Davie Street, and the shopping paradise that is Robson Street, offering visitors beautiful parkland to rest on, and quick, easy food to re-fuel with in between ventures.