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“Great hotel, well kept, great value and excellent service” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Blue Horizon Hotel
Ranked #21 of 89 Hotels in Vancouver
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Kayseri, Turkey
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great hotel, well kept, great value and excellent service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

We arrived after a skiing holiday in Whistler and was upgraded to a larger room! The front desk lady went out of her way to accommodate my wife and our triplets! The room was spacious, comfortable, clean although the bathroom especially the tub could have been better. On the whole we truly appreciated the convenient location on Robson. We will definately return again if we visit Vancouver.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

We had an issue with very noisy pipes that woke up our whole family near midnight. However, the manager was wonderful and arranged to promptly move us to a different room and provided wonderful service. We visit Vancouver often and now would have no hesitation staying here again, thanks to the manager, Paul. Very convenient location, spacious rooms, and the breakfast exceeded our expectation - delicious! The staff was always friendly and courteous.

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Nanaimo, Canada
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392 reviews
119 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

Arrived very late in the evening after a flight back to YVR. While I was away, the remainder of our family stayed for an urban getaway and let me know that the Blue Horizon Hotel is a fantastic property at a great price.

Upon arrival had a lovely, warm welcome from the Front Desk staff. The BC Resident rate was outstandingly low. The high floor room had great nightscape views of the city towards English Bay and in the morning enjoyed the daylight version.

The bed was comfortable and afforded a great night's sleep. It was quiet and I slept like a log.

Asked for a late checkout and was offered a 1 pm departure. Thank you!

Liked all the upgraded touches and tasteful décor. The only thing out of place was the pink bathtub, otherwise lovely and modern.

Location across from the Japanese Konbiniya and so popped over for a few onigiri for lunch. Excellent.

Love the location and stayed many times at the Pacific Pallisades (sadly, no more). Glad to have found a new choice in the Robson Street area and our family will continue to stay at the Blue Horizon and recommend this property to all seeking a clean, spacious room in the centre of Downtown with great views of English Bay and in a neighbourhood with outstanding restaurant options.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Victoria, Canada
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

Just returned from a visit to the Blue Horizon. Staff were courteous, the room was generous, the view expansive and the location super convenient. Did I mention affordability? Off the charts. Maybe this was an off-season deal but staying on the 25th floor for $120 was amazing value. Parking was only $20, a great price for the area, and the pass ran until 3 pm the following day allowing me to leave it in the lot while I shopped after checking out. I'll be back.

Room Tip: Pay a little more for the upper floors. The view is amazing.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JohnnyATraveller
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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

This is a great place to stay if you are visiting Vancouver for a short time and wish to wlak the centre of town. Good and comfortable rooms, clean and well appointed with outstanding front desk service.
Walking right on to "Robson strasse" is a big plus and having some of the best restaurants and city venues at 5 minutes walking distance all around is wonderful.
Good value and good location does it for us. We will be back again.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank CyclePaths2016
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Brisbane
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275 reviews
120 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

Hotel has 30 floors, 4 elevators and a Restaurant/Coffee shop adjoining Reception and was very affordable for location in the heart of the CBD. All public and guest areas clean and attractive. Easy walking to Fashion Retail, Restaurants, Stanley Park. Public parking venue in complex and our undercover guest parking was $16 + taxes a day. At check-in Reception staff were efficient, friendly and helpful. We were a Family group of 2 couples and had a very large room on 26th floor and smaller, but still spacious room on 29th floor, both with a balcony. Sensational views from both but were assigned 29th floor room particularly for keen photographer husband who was ecstatic about 180 degrees views from it. Lions Gate Bridge, Stanley Park, the Harbour all visible. Outstanding, especially at dusk and very early morning. Loved watching the Empire Hotel dining room rotating. Vancouver is an extremely pretty city for the high concentration of high-rise buildings which are softened by the beautiful harbour, seafront and parks. Rooms clean, spacious, air-conditioned, fit-out and furnishings tasteful, desk and TV chair, very comfortable bed, safe, coffee-maker, bathrobes supplied, good storage in bathroom, wall mounted TV, wraparound windows gave excellent light and views. No microwave but a mini frig. The restaurant/coffee shop was very popular and convenient. Hotel was perfect and very enjoyable for short stay in Vancouver.

Room Tip: Higher floors enable outstanding views over city centre out to Harbour.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank POLLYANNA57
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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2013

Location is superb, room is incredibly large, the view from the hotel is great. All essentials are available. Price is the best ! We travelled for a month to Canada and USA, we stayed to 7 different hotels and I rank Blue Horizon number 1 !!! I will definitely recommend to my family and friends.

Room Tip: take higher floor to have the best view.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Carol M
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Property: Blue Horizon Hotel
Address: 1225 Robson St | Downtown, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1C3, Canada
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Robson Street
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in Vancouver
#15 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#19 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#35 Business Hotel in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Horizon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 214
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Blue Horizon is located in the center of Robson Street, the pulse of Vancouver. Experience the heartbeat of Robson Street's culture with its premier shopping, celebrated eateries and great cafes. Walk to Stanley Park, go around the Sea wall, stroll to English Bay or amble up and down Robson Street taking in all the restaurants and shops. You will love our convenient access to BC Place, Rogers arena, Gas town, Chinatown, Yaletown, Davie village, Convention center and the Cruise terminal. Taxis and transit is right out our front door. Comfort and convenience is at your doorstep. Our welcoming and spacious rooms are all corner rooms with balconies, many featuring million dollar views of English Bay, Stanley Park, the North Shore mountains and the city of Vancouver. The rooms are fresh and modern, with bold colors and sleek lines. Adding to your comfort, some of our amenities include free Wi-Fi, Keurig coffee makers, kettle, large in- room safe, IPod docking station, cozy bath robes and much more. Our 31st floor banquet and meeting facilities have the same million dollar views. Enjoy dining in our ABODE Restaurant that offers fresh local cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our ABODE Restaurant is partnered with the Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise conservation program which makes it easy for you to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come. Our summer sidewalk patio is a great place to relax and enjoy people watching on Robson. A relaxing dip in our indoor lap pool, a water massage in the Jacuzzi or a rejuvenating sauna can give you that start in the morning or wind down at the end of the day. The Blue Horizon cares about the environment and are proud to be awarded a 4 green key eco-rating by the Hotel association of Canada. This rating is awarded to a hotel for its sustainable practices such as energy conservation, water conservation, solid waste management, environmental management and much more. Welcome to your relaxing haven at the Blue Horizon with our heartfelt smiles and genuine hospitality. Welcome to your Vancouver home away from home. ... more   less 
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