Like many cities travelers encounter during their vacations, Vancouver is a world-class city with impeccable food, attractions, and natural landscapes that are a sight for sore eyes. This west coast Canadian city is perfect for many kinds of travelers, from the thrill-seeking tourist to the traveling foodie. Additionally, travelers booking their next flight to Vancity may want to consider staying at these luxurious (and unique) stays in the area!

From elegant accommodations to incredible decor, check out these unique accommodations that tourists can only find in Vancouver.

8 The Listel Hotel Vancouver

  • Address:  1300 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1C5
  • Average Price Per Night (CAD):  Around $195
  • Notable Amenities: On-site art gallery

Looking for an eco-friendly hotel with an artistic flair? Then the Listel Hotel is perfect for travelers seeking a stay, without the drab hotel walls and uninspiring decor. Thankfully, as crowned the "most art-full hotel in Vancouver," the Listel is adorned with various art displays and sculptures. Each floor of the hotel is also decorated with a specific theme in mind, dedicated to the artists of British Columbia. The hotel is also home to several restaurants that focus on an authentic farm-to-table approach to grab a bite to eat.

7 The DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection

  • Address:  45 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3
  • Average Price Per Night (CAD):  Around $349
  • Notable Amenities: Casino, fitness center

Vancouver is known for embracing its local wildlife and remarkable forests. The DOUGLAS incorporates these elements into a sleek hotel for guests to enjoy their stay. The lobby even has a glass-encased Douglas fir tree trunk on display. There's even a rooftop garden that's over 30,000-square feet large, home to hundreds of local plant and tree species found all over the city!

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6 Skwachàys Lodge

  • Address:  31 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R3
  • Average Price Per Night (CAD):  Around $181
  • Notable Amenities: Hypnos mattress, on-site art gallery

Located between Gastown and Chinatown, this lodge collaborated with local Indigenous artists to carefully decorate their 18 rooms, each with unique art pieces that tell a story. This gorgeous hotel is adorned with an array of Indigenous art and is considered Canada's first hotel dedicated to such a cause. Portions of sales in this lodge also go towards "Artists in Residence" programs to support the city's artists.

5 Free Spirit Spheres

  • Address:  420 Horne Lake Rd., Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada, British Columbia
  • Average Price Per Night (CAD): $355 to $395
  • Notable Amenities:  Electrical heat, toilet outhouses, basic cooking utensils, bathhouse

Travelers seeking adventure and fearless against heights must spend the night at Free Spirit Spheres in Vancouver Island, near Nanaimo. Guests can sleep under the stars and stay inside a spherical room suspended on a giant tree. Each room is equipped with a large viewing window to admire the surrounding vegetation, alongside basic amenities like electric heat, toilet outhouses, and basic utensils for cooking. There's also an on-site house facility in the area.

The Free Spirit Spheres are a perfect option for adventurous travelers looking to enjoy outdoor activities around Vancouver Island, including snowboarding, skiing, hiking, and paddling!

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4 Pangea Pod Hotel

  • Address:  4333 Sunrise Alley, Whistler, BC V8E 1M7
  • Average Price Per Night (CAD):   $57 to $127
  • Notable Amenities: Lockboxes, fans/white noise machine, charging ports, free wi-fi, cable ties

Tourists heading to Vancouver often stop at Whistler, a destination known for its prime skiing and snowboarding excursions. Thus, those who plan on staying a couple of nights in Whistler can book their stay at the Pangea Pod Hotel. This stay is not only a perfect place to meet fellow travelers but is equipped with ultra-chic accommodations, namely, a spacey pod! There's also an on-site dining area and living room to chill, grab a bite to eat, or mingle with other travelers.

3 Hotel BLU

  • Address:  177 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1B2 Canada
  • Average Price Per Night (CAD): $179 to $379
  • Notable Amenities:  Pet-friendly, kids stay free, bike rentals

Located in the heart of Vancouver and only steps away from the Rogers Arena, Hotel BLU is not only a trendy hotel for humans but for their furry friends as well! This place welcomes pets with open arms, offering them a "complimentary treat" alongside a comfy bed and bowl for an enjoyable stay. Part of the hotel's uniqueness stems from its eco-friendly reputation.

2 Vancouver Zoo

  • Address:  5048 - 264th Street, Aldergrove, BC V4W 1N7
  • Average Price (CAD):   $46 (per child) to $64 (per adult)
  • Notable Amenities:  Family-friendly games, night-walking, continental breakfast

Animal lovers who adore zoo hotels will enjoy a night under the stars at the Vancouver Zoo. Only a few minutes away from the heart of the city, visitors can pack a bag (or two) and head to the Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove for some casual camping. Families (or group travelers) can spend a weekend (in July or August) camping at the zoo, partaking in night walks, campfire activities, and enjoying the zoo exhibits after-hours!

1 Wedgewood Hotel & Spa

  • Address: 845 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1V1
  • Average Price Per Night (CAD): Around $231
  • Notable Amenities: Private balcony

Guests who stay at the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa will feel like they've stepped into Europe. Considered one of the best places to stay in Vancouver, this hotel is bathed in luxury, from its elegant lobby to its beautifully furnished rooms. Guests can only expect the best guest service at Wedgewood, with each room equipped with a private balcony overlooking Vancouver. This hotel has made it possible for guests to enjoy a little slice of paradise during their vacation in a bustling city.

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