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Best Western Plus Sands

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The Best Western Plus Sands Hotel is situated across the street from the beach at beautiful English Bay and world famous Stanley Park. Shopping, Vancouver Aquarium, Concert Venues and international restaurants are only moments away. 100% Non Smoking and a Zero Waste Property.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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We visit Vancouver often, and we like to stay at the Best Western Sands Hotel at the foot of Davie Street, right on English Bay. We like the location, we like the breakfast, (ask about the special breakfast deal for hotel guests), and although they are undergoing renovations
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I booked this hotel on Hotwire after we had a canceled flight and needed to stay another night in Vancouver. I was initially a little bit disappointed when I saw the pictures of the exterior. They didn’t have an accessible room, and the bathroom in the room they gave us was
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Response from BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello Thank You for the review of the Best Western Plus Sands. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found the hotel staff to be very friendly and able to accommodate your room needs. During our renovation we are adding a second accessible room. I will pass along your compliments to Katrina and Juan. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Vancouver and hopefully it is during the Summer this time.
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Hotel was nice. Staff was nice. Breakfast was good, albeit slow. 30 minutes to order and receive simple breakfast. Parking is tight. hope you are traveling in a compact, or you are ok with door dings. The room I was given was right on top of the bar which had a live band
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Had a great stay at this hotel when I was in the area for work. There was a minor leak in my room and the carpet was wet, and the staff offered to move me to a different room, but as I didn't want to repack and move everything, they gave everyone that I was with free breakfast
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Response from BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Thank You for the review of The Best Western Plus Sands. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I apologize about the leak you incurred. We were redoing the pipes on the 4th floor as part of our bathroom renovation and it resulted in a leak. I am glad the staff were very helpful in cleaning up the situation. I do also apologize about the slower service at night I will relay it to our night manager as we strive for amazing service. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Vancouver.
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Best Western Plus Sands is right at the Ocean and Sea Wall. Being on the cusp, you will find it is easily walkable to any address downtown. Staff is friendly and helpful, rooms are clean and comfy and location is near also to public transportation. We have happily stayed here
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Response from BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Thank you for the review of The Best Western Plus Sands. I am glad enjoyed your stay with us and found the location to be very accessible to the city and to Stanley Park. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Vancouver so we can once again provide you with a clean comfortable friendly stay.
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The King Mountain View Room at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands
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The Double Queen Room at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands
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I am not familiar with the rooms at The Sylvia. Based on your concern regarding some privacy ...... the “suites” have ONE bedroom ( a decent size ) with either a king or two queen beds. There is ONE bathroom. The door from the bedroom will close and separate you from a SMALL sitting room and kitchenette ( where I presume you would use a pull out bed.). Having travelled with my elderly father, this would not work for me. I love The Sands but why not call them directly (or email them) and ask what they think ? Good luck !
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Could someone tell me if the rooms have refrigerators, thanks
There was a small fridge for drinks etc. there is a convenience store close by too.
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I would double check with the website or call them to be sure. A visa debit would generally be accepted but they will put a hold on a portion of that account to make sure it's paid. You could give them the debit card and then pay with cash at check out.
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"Ask for a front facing room that can see the beach. Some have small balconies."
"Southside rooms offer views of the Bay - the higher rooms would be quieter against street traffic!"
"Higher floors and facing the front of the hotel should give you a view (albeit at an acute angle) of the water front."
"Higher floors have partial views of English Bay"
"Look a other Motels/Hotels a few blocks away."
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PRICE RANGE
US$94 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouverWest EndCentral
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121
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