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Fairmont Pacific Rim
Ranked #2 of 90 Hotels in Vancouver
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Sydney, Australia
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235 reviews
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“Great location and lovely hotel”
Reviewed 28 May 2013

The only criticism I would have is that it is too high tech. Using the suppliediPad to open curtains, turn on lights etc is a great idea, but to try and do these things in the middle of the night without glasses on can be a hassle.

Room Tip: Club lounge is great
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

This Fairmont Hotel remains as one of our favorites....and we stay in many of them. The Doorman are so polite and helpful and the best we have ever come across. They remember us and offer to help us even when we are only visiting and not a Hotel guest.
The front desk staff are friendly and always make us feel welcomed. The rooms are clean, quiet and well appointed and most come with a fantastic coal harbor view. We love the pools and hot tubs and the fitness center is always clean and comes complete with towels, water, coffee, tea and fruit for our enjoyment. The change rooms and spa area are second to none! Showers, steam rooms, fireplace retreat waiting rooms and complementary muffins and smiles are so enjoyed by us. The area is always clean and replenished, to the point where I was inspired to buy all the staff there a small gift as a token of my appreciation of their superior efforts. The Lounge can get somewhat busy and as a result, the staff there can seem aloof as they struggle to handle the crowds...but once they know you,they will remember you and make you feel every bit as warm as the rest of the fabulous staff. Also, if you have an opportunity to visit the Gold Floor area, you will enjoy some wonderful amenities and views. The only thing we feel this Hotel lacks is the absence of a Business Center for faxes and printing. Although they are happy to do it for you, there is the issue of privacy. However, that issue remains small in comparison with the rest of what the Fairmont Pacific Rim has to offer its guests. We just love this Hotel.

Room Tip: Try for the harbor view. Gold Floor costs a bit more, but offers a lot of add-on value. Make sure y...
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

We stayed at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in mid-May 2013. Bottom line is that this is a wonderful hotel in all aspects. Beautiful inside and out, exceptionally clean and quiet. All the staff were friendly and attentive. Our room on the 14th floor had a panoramic view of the harbor and snow capped mountains in the distance. The room was super clean, quiet, chic, and high tech. The spa was wonderful and highly recommended. All in all I give this property my highest rating - you will not be disappointed.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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FairmontPacificRim, General Manager at Fairmont Pacific Rim, responded to this review, 23 May 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We sincerely appreciate your comments and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay as well as our Willow Stream Spa. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Sincerely,

Philip M. Barnes
General Manager Fairmont Pacific Rim & Regional Vice President, Pacific Northwest
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White Rock, Canada
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

What an incredible experience we just had at the Fairmont Pacific Rim! as we were staying in downtown Vancouver celebrating my husband's 60th birthday and taking in the much anticipated Fleetwood Mac concert on May 19th, we decided to stay at Pacific Rim. We already loved the rooms, location, amenities and service from past experiences through the BC Tourism Network, and made the decision that they could make this special occasion happen.
I called for an upgraded room and decided on the Gold Floor as it had a private lounge, beautiful views, and a snack bar, honour bar, and recommended enhanced continental breakfast. I was so glad with that decision!
I first spoke with Matthew to help create a special 'entrance' for my
husband in the room. I requested some roses, and an ice bucket ready for some special wine I was bringing. He suggested he'd print some Fleetwood Mac pix in the room, and asked me to email some scanned photos of my husband as well for the room. I did so, and when we arrived we were taken care of so carefully (and with careful discretion so as not to spoil the surprise). When we got to the room my hubby was actually brought to tears... Also in the ice bucket was a bottle of champagne! A little later a staff member showed up with some candies, then later with a personalized chocolate birthday cake.
Cynthia took over the 'project' from Matthew to place the pictures in the room and display everything, and the job was outstanding. All the staff were so excited to hear the results. After a terrific sleep on the most comfortable, lush bed after a wonderful bath, we slept well and enjoyed a
breakfast in the morning that was much more than expected - well worth the upgrade. Excellent quality and service.
Before the concert, we had dinner with my husband's boss and her husband, and dinner at Oru was exceptional! We had appetizers, salads, entrees, fine wine, desserts and cappuccinos. Again, service, quality and ambiance were second to none. Try the sablefish and spot prawns! We were even able to take the beautiful roses home with their compliments.
This was truly a memorable experience, and I will recommend the Fairmont Pacific Rim to the many visitors and friends I come in contact with, both through the tourism industry and in our personal lives.
I want to make special commendations to: Matthew (concierge), and Fairmont Gold Supervisors; Cynthia Frade, James Van, and Lucinda Evans, as well as the wonderful hospitable staff at your hotel. Kudos to you all, we so look forward to returning!
Anne & Mike F, White Rock, BC

Room Tip: Pay the extra price for a harbour view!
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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FairmontPacificRim, General Manager at Fairmont Pacific Rim, responded to this review, 23 May 2013
Happy Belated Birthday! Thank you for selecting Fairmont Pacific Rim as the destination for your special occasion. We are delighted your birthday surprise went off without a hitch, and we’re thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay on Fairmont Gold! Our team will be delighted to hear your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!

Sincerely,

Philip M. Barnes
General Manager Fairmont Pacific Rim & Regional Vice President, Pacific Northwest
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Staff were very friendly and went out of their way to help. Our room was well equipped and had an excellent view of the harbour and downtown. The bathroom was very fancy, as others have noted. One of the main reasons we chose this hotel was the beautiful pool that is open year round. The pool was indeed pleasant, but smaller than I would have expected based on the photos, and the area around the pool feels a little cramped due to cabanas and rooms/apartments that closely surround the pool area. The hot tub is quite large and very nice. We were somewhat disappointed in the quality of the baked goods we picked up for breakfast at the cafe downstairs (Giovane) - just not that fresh or tasty. I'm glad we visited this hotel - it was fun and special, but I also don't think we need to return, given the price.

Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary staying in the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel. The company went the extra mile to make our stay special. Cards, champagne ant treats. Beautiful room and a beautiful view.

  • Stayed May 2013
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FairmontPacificRim, General Manager at Fairmont Pacific Rim, responded to this review, 23 May 2013
Happy 25th Anniversary! We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your anniversary stay at Fairmont Pacific Rim. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Sincerely,

Philip M. Barnes
General Manager Fairmont Pacific Rim & Regional Vice President, Pacific Northwest
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Maple Ridge District Municipality, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

We spent the first two nights of our honeymoon here and loved every minute.

They welcomed us with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries and the staff were so friendly! Every room is equipped with an IPad which you can use to order room service, close the blinds, turn off the lights or check the weather.

The food is amazing and if you don't want to eat there every night (as it is rather expensive) you are steps from the brand new cactus club with an ocean view. And you are close to lots of other places too! Esp the BEST Gelato place ever!

The staff were beyond accommodating and at one point my husband wanted to figure out how to play something off our laptop onto to TV and they sent a technician upstairs to aid him. The only down side to all the technology the room has to offer is that their Ipads are outdated - I couldn't play my Iphone5 through the stereo.

We did love our stay here and would definitely stay there again. The check out was hard on the bank account (but we knew it would be). We did pay two nights valet parking, and would recommend just finding other parking but it was nice to know our truck was safe with our luggage inside.

This is a great hotel, and we will come back. The rooms are a GREAT size with a wonderful soaker tub and large shower. And the view was incredible.

Room Tip: Our room was amazing (room 1411) - close to the elevator but we didnt hear one thing! and amazing o...
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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FairmontPacificRim, General Manager at Fairmont Pacific Rim, responded to this review, 23 May 2013
Thank you for selecting Fairmont Pacific Rim as the destination for your honeymoon! We’re thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay during your visit to Vancouver and look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the future!

Sincerely,

Philip M. Barnes
General Manager Fairmont Pacific Rim & Regional Vice President, Pacific Northwest
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Property: Fairmont Pacific Rim
Address: 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0B9, Canada
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Vancouver
#1 Business Hotel in Vancouver
#1 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#2 Luxury Hotel in Vancouver
#4 Family Hotel in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Pacific Rim 5*
Number of rooms: 367
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With unobstructed views of the harbour and mountains, Fairmont Pacific Rim is a newcomer to an area rich in history and intrigue. Located in the heart of the historic port and financial district, the hotel fronts one of Vancouver's most celebrated streetscapes with unobstructed views of the North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park and Coal Harbour. Sophisticated and cosmopolitan but casual and contemporary, this downtown Vancouver hotel combines the best of the west coast in its plan, décor, and culinary offerings. Designed with five star standards and amenities, the 367-room luxury Vancouver hotel features lavish appointments, naturally inspired materials, comfortable furnishings and state-of-the-art technology. ... more   less 
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