Hotel Fairmont Waterfront

  • Canada, Vancouver

  • 5

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Right on the waters edge of Vancouver Harbour, the Fairmont Waterfront is conveniently located in downtown Vancouver close to historic Gastown, Chinatown and Stanley Park making it a perfect base to explore the city.

Excellent Service

Expect first class service and a wide range of amenities. You'll enjoy the great views over the city and Harbour, many of which are are showcased from the guest rooms. The outdoor rooftop heated swimming pool is open year round and has some pretty nice views too.


The popular ARC Restaurant and bar is casual yet refined and offers a convenient place to relax and dine. Many dishes are influenced by local produce and herbs grown from the 2,100 square foot rooftop garden.


  • World class foodie city
  • Mild climate for winter getaways
  • Scenic Beauty of the Pacific ocean and stunning Costal Mountain Range
  • Transfer time to/from airport : Approx. 25 minutes by private transfer
  • Transfer time to/from Whistler : Approx. 2 hour by coach

Vancouver is consistently rated among the world’s most beautiful cities and winter is a great time to visit. The city has a mild climate and sites which are all easily accessible by public transport. Make sure you bring comfortable shoes and an appetite for adventure as there is so much to see in this diverse city.

Things to do in Vancouver

Wrap up warm and stroll along the waterfront at Stanley Park for great views of the Lions Gate Bridge, or try the Harbour Centre Tower with its view of Vancouver.

Experience a favourite Canadian pastime by catching a game of ice hockey at the Rogers Arena. The Vancouver Canucks fans are some of the most passionate ice hockey fans around, and a match on their home turf is not to be missed.

Visit Granville Island, with its farmers‘ market and artist studios, which have become a magnet for the creative and flamboyant. This unique city is a great add-on destination to your Whistler winter holiday.

Where to stay in Vancouver

We have an excellent choice of 4* and 5* hotels in Vancouver to add on to your Whistler winter holiday. With locations right in the heart of the city you will have everything you want to see right on your doorstep. 

Food in Vancouver

Vancouver’s culinary scene is one of the most varied and vibrant in the world due to the city’s celebrated diversity. You will find influences from all over the world including Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Thailand, Greece, France, and Italy throughout the many restaurants and cafes.

The city’s proximity to the west coast makes for some of the freshest and tastiest seafood around. You can find everything from mussels and oysters to wild salmon and crab which thrive in the Pacific waters.

A must-try whilst in Canada is the country’s popular national dish, poutine, which combines chips, cheese curds and gravy.

What’s included in an Inghams Ski holiday to Vancouver

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on room only, bed & breakfast or half board. Optional add ons including ski hire and lift passes. This cosmopolitan city is a great add-on destination to your Whistler winter holiday.


Skiing levels
Cross country

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  • No. of rooms: 489
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 23
  • Official rating: 5


Fairmont rooms are spacious at around 33-40m² and have 47” HD flat-screen televisions and floor-to-ceiling windows that open to the exterior. They are typically on the 3rd-16th floors and have views overlooking the garden and city skyline. They have one King, one Queen, or two double beds sleeping up to four people.

Deluxe Partial Harbour View rooms are typically on the 4th-23rd floors. These elegant rooms have partial water-views overlooking Vancouver’s working harbour, coastal mountains and cruise ship terminal. They have one King or two double beds sleeping up to four people.

Signature Harbour View rooms are typically on the 10th-23rd floors. These premium rooms are east-facing and have spectacular views of the coastal mountains and Vancouver Harbour. They have one King or two double beds sleeping up to four people.

Bedroom Facilities

  • Cable / satellite TV
  • Minibar / fridge
  • Tea & coffee making facilities 
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Hotel has no steps at entrance and has a large entrance hall, spacious restaurant and wide corridors. 

Longitude: -123.11502
Latitude: 49.28787

  • On the harbour waterfront, adjacent to the Vancouver Trade & Convention Centre.
  • Transfer time: approx. 30 mins by (private car/shuttle) from Vancouver Airport.
  • Transfer time: approx. 2 hrs by (scheduled shuttle) from Whistler.
  • Dedicated concierge and bell staff team
  • 50ft rooftop swimming pool, heated year round and with mountain and water views
  • Health Club and fitness centre open 24/7 overlooking Stanley Park and the North Shore Mountains
    • Pool, hot tub and changing rooms open 5.00am to 10.00pm
  • ARC Restaurant and ARC Bar with regular live entertainment featuring local emerging talent
  • Gift shops

The hotels popular ARC Restaurant has sweeping harbour views and a hyper-local "plant to plate" philosophy. Its a perfect and convenient option for casual and refined dining in downtown Vancouver.

This Fairmont Waterfront is offered on a room only board, giving you the flexibility and choice to explore the local area and all the fantastic restaurants.

If you prefer to dine in-house that's not a problem and can be arranged locally - kids aged 5 and under eat free.

If you want a lazy night in, the 24/7 In-room dining option is a must! You can dine in comfort and enjoy the views from your room. 

  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart casual

Board basis options available

  • Room Only

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

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