718 Drake St., Vancouver, BC V6Z2W6 Canada (CAN)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Downtown property
49.27627 -123.12792
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4.0/ 5

Based on 563 guest reviews

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  • Gym is available on property
  • 143 rooms in hotel
  • 12 floors in hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Pacific Center Mall – 5 blocks from hotel, Robson Street shopping – 7 blocks, Yaletown Skytrain Station to the airport is 4 blocks, 20+ restaurants within a 10-minute walk, Granville Island – 3 blocks away Science World – 1.3 miles, Stanley Park- 1.3 miles, Gastown – 1.0 Queen Elizabeth Theater- 11 blocks from hotel

Customer Reviews of Best Western Plus Downtown Vancouver

4.0 out of 5. Based on 563 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

We invite you to experience the modern comforts of our full-service hotel conveniently located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Canada and overlooking False Creek. This boutique-style hotel is situated just minutes from many of the area's key attractions including Yaletown, Robson Street shopping district, BC Place Stadium, Gastown, Rogers Arena and Granville Island Public Market. Guests can also enjoy visiting other nearby attractions such as Stanley Park, Science World or the University of British Columbia. We are also less than three kilometres from the Canada Place cruise ship terminal, perfect for visitors boarding a cruise out of Vancouver. Our complimentary shuttle is available daily until 7pm to whisk you to your next downtown adventure, whether it be to shop on Robson street, set sail for an Alaska cruise or hop on a seaplane to Vancouver Island*. The Best Western Downtown is proud to offer “More than you expect & everything you deserve” with friendly customer service and full service amenities at an affordable rate. We've built our reputation on the comfort and quality of our 143 well-appointed guest rooms and kitchenette rooms; each equipped with modern comforts such as flat screen televisions and free high-speed/wireless internet access. Hotel guests will enjoy an array of amenities including a whirlpool hot tub, sauna room, fitness center and guest laundry. The hotel also features a rooftop deck with breath taking views of downtown and False Creek. Hosting a meet and greet? We have the perfect sized meeting room to suite your needs! For your dining pleasure, White Spot restaurant is located in our lobby for breakfast, lunch and dinner until 10:00pm daily.

Green Sustainability

A 3 Green Key rating is awarded to The Best Western Plus Downtown in 2008. This hotel that has taken significant steps to protect the environment. Strong environmental programs, best management practices, training programs, and engineering solutions have been implemented which have benefited the environment and the local community. Hotel Association of Canada.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2007
Floors: 12
Rooms: 143
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 143
Handicap Rooms: 4
Suites: 1
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 551 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 30 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
Policies / Expenses
24 Hours prior to arrival from May 1 - September 30th. From October 1 - April 30th, reservations may be cancelled up to 4pm on the day of arrival with no penalty.
Nightly Parking: $20
Total Taxes: 16.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 0.00%
Occupancy Tax: 2.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 5.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 8.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 0.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 0.00%
Other Tax: 1.50% (Destination Mgmnt Fee)
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 20.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 4.00 Per Person (Round trip (Optional))
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 20.00 Per Person ($10.00 October - April)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 15.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 10.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 17.65 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 17.65 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 16.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 11.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 26.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 3.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 1.50 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.50 Per Person

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed, Dogs up to 80 pounds. $20 per night up to a maximum of $100 per week

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Vancouver International Airport, 30 minute drive, taxi is approximately $35.00 or public transit by train, 4 blocks from the hotel around $7.00 per person

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle drop off service anywhere in the Downtown core available 7am - 7pm daily. This includes the Amtrak station, the Skytrain station, Cruise terminal, Stanley Park and Robson Street.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Best Western Downtown Vancouver

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Plus Downtown Vancouver

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Plus Downtown Vancouver.

Feel free to use the Best Western Plus Downtown Vancouver meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Vancouver event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Drake room 19 x 29 x 9 551 --/24 16 15 10 15 15 --/-- 30 50 --
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Drake room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
551 Sq. Feet
19 x 29 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Full Day Rental:
C$350.00 CAD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
C$350.00 CAD
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