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Best Western Plus Sands
Ranked #47 of 89 Hotels in Vancouver
Ontario, Canada
1 review
“Great location”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

The hotel is surrounded by very good restaurants and is just a few steps from the beach. We rented bicycles from a shop across the road (literally less than 100' from the hotel door) and spent an entire day on the bike paths and trails in Stanley Park...just a half block to the trails and then we never had to deal with traffic.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Thank you for the review. I am pleased you were able to have an amazing day in Vancouver and were able to take advantage of Stanley park. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Vancouver.
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Attended a event in Vancouver with friends and thought we'd take our bikes, find a place close to the sea wall that wasn't crazy expensive. We booked with Booking.com. Hotel was awesome! One block from the beach, the tulips were blooming and the sun was shining! The Park Lounge connected to the hotel served the best Friday evening $4.00 BBQ burgers. We will definitely be coming back for our one night get aways!!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
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Thank You for the great review. Sounds like you had beautiful day in Vancouver. There isn't a prettier and more enjoyable city when the sun is shining. I am glad you enjoyed our Friday BBQ burger special. We look forward to seeing you on your next rip to the Best Western Plus Sands.
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Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We stayed in a suite at the BW PLUS Sands in Vancouver and were very impressed. The layout of the room was fantastic and the kitchenette was great too. The location of the hotel is excellent for visiting Vancouver and we felt the hotel did not disappoint. Our only frustration was with parking though we did end up getting a spot. It was a full hotel when we were staying so that is likely why the parking spaces were all taken.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
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Thank you for your fantastic review. I am glad the room had all the amenities you wanted and found the location is very accommodating being close to English Bay and Stanley Park. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Vancouver.
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Biddeford, Maine
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 day while I was on a business trip I must say the staff was extremely friendly and helpful when I needed to learn of great places to eat, I also loved the idea that it was on the sea wal we was able to take a nice walk and enjoy the sunset.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands, responded to this review, 26 April 2014
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Thank You for your great review and choosing us as your hotel for your business trip. I am glad you found the location to be so accommodating and our front desk staff helpful in assisting you to find great places to eat. We look forward to seeing you on your next rip to Vancouver.
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Spent 2 nights. Very friendly staff. Rooms clean, comfortable and spacious for 3 people with 2 queen beds. Small refrigerator. Spacious bathroom. Tim Horton's across the street. Denmans street right next door, with lots of food choices. Perfect location to walk around the seawall, Stanley Park to checkout the herons nesting, flowers blooming etc. A Safeway and liquor store right up Davie street. Pay for underground parking and no problems to find a space. Good free wifi connection.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands, responded to this review, 26 April 2014
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Thank You for the review of our hotel. The hotel's location is very desirable and I am pleased you were able to take advantage of all the Westend has to offer. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Vancouver.
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Leicester England
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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

We had just obet 24 hours in Vancouver and were delighted to find this hotel. The location was perfect giving is easy access to the sights and a relaxing evening by the sea.
The staff offered a friendly welcome and the room was clean, warm and comfortable.
All in a great stay that has made us plan to visit again.

Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands, responded to this review, 26 April 2014
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Thank You for the review. I am glad you had enjoyable 24 hours in Vancouver and The Best Western Plus Sands was able to be part of it. We look forward to providing the same experience when you visit us again.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

having lived in Vancouver 9 years ago chose sands for location + rooms.was not disappointed.nice to walk everywhere.front desk staff very helpful.nice room on top floor with mountain view.all in all a great time.

  • Stayed April 2014
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BWSandsGM, General Manager at Best Western Plus Sands, responded to this review, 26 April 2014
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Thank you for the review. I am glad you were pleased with choosing us to be your hotel for your visit back to Vancouver. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.
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Property: Best Western Plus Sands
Address: 1755 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1W5, Canada
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > West End
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#45 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#48 Business Hotel in Vancouver
#49 Family Hotel in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Plus Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 121
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. ... more   less 
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