The Most Romantic Hotels to Book in Vancouver

Wedgewood Hotel and Spa is a luxury choice that will envelop you in high-end splendor
Wedgewood Hotel and Spa is a luxury choice that will envelop you in high-end splendor | Courtesy of Wedgewood Hotel and Spa / Expedia
Matt Charlton

Vancouver is a top spot for a romantic break, with a mountainous backdrop, a scenic waterfront, a mouth-watering culinary scene and a wealth of culture to dip into. The metropolis is also home to a spread of hotels that will help you get into the amorous swing of things. Here we reveal some of the most romantic hotels in Vancouver, all bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Wedgewood Hotel and Spa, for high-end splendor


Room at Wedgewood Hotel and Spa with a cushioned bed, windows and armchair
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You’ll find yourself enveloped in high-end European splendor once you’ve checked into this sumptuous offering in the heart of downtown. Luxury accommodation at this family-owned hotel, part of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux portfolio, comes in the form of 83 rooms and suites decked out with marble-clad bathrooms, antique-style furnishings and open fireplaces. A spa, piano bar and fine dining restaurant are also among the offerings.

2. Skwachàys Lodge, for unique interiors

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Room at Skwachàys Lodge with a cushioned bed, wooden bedside tables and lamps
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Check into this characterful boutique hotel for a hotel room to remember. Skwachàys has 18 rooms and suites and each one features unique interiors designed by an indigenous artist. Each space has a theme, with hummingbirds, the Northern Lights and the ocean among the inspirations. The King Salmon room has a romantic feel, with a black and lipstick-red color scheme, while the Water room has a calming atmosphere, with a natural wood headboard bejeweled with pebbles. Each stay goes towards funding the Skwachàys artist in residence program.

3. The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver, to be at the heart of downtown

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Indoor pool at the Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver with a skylight
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Situated in the heart of downtown, just a two-minute walk from Robson Street, this classically luxurious hotel is a fabulous spot to return to after you’ve shopped till you’ve dropped. Rooms are elegant, with plush beds and large windows allowing for plenty of natural light and top city views. The indoor pool and spa make for a great place to unwind as a couple, as does the on-site oyster bar, with other culinary treats whipped up by award-winning chefs. The moreish chocolate terrine is a must-try.

4. The Loden, for top city views


A stylish lounge space at the Loden, with a cushioned sofa, armchairs, lamps and a glass coffee table
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This award-winning boutique hotel is in the heart of the city, yet it is a peaceful oasis, with Scandinavian-style interiors and floor-to-ceiling windows serving up top city views. Cocoon yourself in the calm atmosphere and explore all the property has to offer, from the excellent on-site bistro to the bone-warming infrared sauna. If you want to take your romantic break up a notch, book into the heavenly garden terrace suite, which includes a private patio and deep soaking tub.

5. Shangri-La Vancouver, for five-star luxury

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Outdoor rooftop pool at Shangri-La Vancouver
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This hotel oozes five-star luxury from the get-go, with chandeliers dripping from the lobby, friendly staff to greet you on check-in and a glossy grand piano just waiting to be played. The 119 rooms and suites continue the luxe theme, and you’ll feel every inch the star jumping into bed here. The on-site restaurant is a must-visit, with Italian-inspired dishes ranging from braised duck to tomato polenta and a delectable tiramisu. However, the icing on the cake is the state-of-the-art spa, which gives you access to a highly Instagrammable rooftop pool.

6. Fairmont Waterfront, for a central location with views

Boutique Hotel

A living room at Fairmont Waterfront, with sofas, a coffee table, dining table and large windows
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​​Looking for a centrally located luxury hotel offering both mountain and harbor views? Well, this swanky Fairmont outpost should fit the bill. Along with unparalleled West Coast vistas, a stay here will also land you upscale comfort, personalized service and easy access to everything that makes Vancouver spectacular. Spend a lazy afternoon around the outdoor pool, which overlooks the harbor, before enjoying a leisurely dinner in the atmospheric ARC Restaurant. Alternatively, order room service and take a feast to bed with you.

7. Rosewood Hotel Georgia, for award-winning cuisine

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Luxurious pool area at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, with sofa seating around the edges and large porthole windows.
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An air of romance sweeps through this refined Rosewood outpost at the heart of downtown. ​​First opened in 1927, this hotel quickly became one of the most fashionable Vancouver retreats, and thanks to an extensive renovation it was returned to its former glory in 2011. Rooms and suites feature an attractive mix of contemporary and period features, with creams and golds setting an elegant tone. Upgrade to a top-tier suite with fireplace, plunge pool and a rooftop garden terrace. The Hawksworth Restaurant is worth checking out even if you’re not staying here, with a delicious menu curated by award-winning chef David Hawksworth. The seafood platter for two will be sure to get you in the mood.

Haven’t found your ideal hotel in the city yet? Discover the best places to stay in Vancouver for a local experience, or the best spa hotels in Vancouver, and book now via Culture Trip.

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