Attractions

Things to do in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver is the perfect place for a vacation, conference, or meeting. When you travel here you will find that the St. Regis Hotel is perfectly positioned to be your hotel choice. Built in 1913, Vancouver has developed around the historic St. Regis Hotel which gives our guests the most perfect location for downtown Vancouver attractions and business destinations.

Vancouver is Canada’s third largest city, after Toronto and Montreal. It is the largest city in the province of British Columbia, home to a fourth of the world’s ancient temperate rain forests. Surrounded by this natural beauty and mild climate year-round, Vancouverites have a healthy, outdoor oriented lifestyle.

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Gastown

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Gastown's is Vancouver's oldest neighbourhood and its cobbled streets and historic buildings are a must-see for any visitor to the City. With some of Canada's finest restaurants and fascinating boutiques, it's been voted one of the "coolest neighbourhoods in the World"! Gastown is just three blocks from the St. Regis Hotel. 

Yaletown

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Trendy Yaletown is world-famous for its patio culture and urban environment. The converted warehouses feature brick and beam construction and the loading docks have been converted into a patio dining destination. 

Coal Harbour

Coal Harbour

Coal Harbour combines chic residential buildings with a seawall, which connects downtown to Stanley Park. Walking the seawall is a perfect way to look at the North Shore Mountains and watching the activity in Vancouver's busy harbour. 

English Bay

English Bay

Located on the South side of the downtown peninsula, English Bay features white sand beaches and waterfront parks, which are a great way to enjoy a sunny day. If you get hungry, the diverse restaurants on Davie and Denman Streets offer a wide variety of international options. 

Stanley Park

Stanley Park

Voted the Best Park in the World on Tripadvisor, Stanley Park is a spectacular 1000-acre oasis of rainforest and rugged waterfront in the City. With beautiful trails through towering trees, a world-class aquarium, native totem poles and quaint restaurants, Stanley Park is Vancouver’s most-visited attraction.

Vancouver Art Gallery

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Located in the heart of downtown, the Vancouver Art Gallery is the largest gallery in Western Canada will a permanent collection of over 10,000 pieces. Known for the strength of its selection of works by local artists, in particular Emily Carr. The Gallery is housed in the buildings of the former Provincial Court of BC and is open from 10-5PM daily and until 9PM on Tuesdays. 

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Classical Garden

Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden

A trip to the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden is like being transported back in time to 15th-century China. As the first garden of its kind to be built outside China, it's an escape from the City and a unique cultural opportunity located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. 

Science World

Science World

Easily identified by its famous geodesic dome. Science World was build for Expo 86 and is a favourite Vancouver attraction with interactive displays on a wide range of scientific subject for everyone from kids to adults. 

UBC Museum of Anthropology

UBC Museum of Anthropology

Housed in a stunning setting facing the water and mountains on the campus of the University of British Columbia, the Museum of Anthropology houses a world-class collection of Northwest First People's art along with treasures from all over the world. Open daily.

Rogers Arena and BC Place

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 These world-class venues have hosted the 2010 Olympics and the 2015 Women's World Cup and now serve as the home base for the Vancouver Canucks and Whitecaps. Click the links to see the upcoming event schedule which include sports, concerts, and expos. 

Orpheum Theatre

Orpheum

The Orpheum Theatre is on Canada's National Historic Register and has been home to the Vancouver Symphony for over 30 years. The spectacular 1920s-era building is home to numerous concerts and theatre events. 

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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The newly restored Queen Elizabeth is one of Canada's largest proscenium arch spaces and hosts opera, Broadway, music, presentations, and a broad spectrum of entertainment shows.

Pacific Centre

Pacific Centre

Downtown's largest shopping centre is just a block away from the St. Regis Hotel and includes international and premiere retailers anchored by Nordstrom, Holt Renfrew and The Bay. With over 100 retailers, it's a one stop destination for shopping.

Vancouver Convention Centre

Convention Centre

The spectacular convention centre was built to host the media centre during the 2010 Olympics and is a landmark on the waterfront. It's not only a destination for events throughout the year but is a must visit on any trip to the city to view the Olympic Cauldron and views of the North Shore. 

Harbour Centre

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The Harbour Centre, located adjacent to the Seabus Terminal, is topped by the Vancouver Lookout and the Top of Vancouver revolving restaurant. It's a great place to take in spectacular views of the harbour, Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. 

Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal

Canada Place

The famous sails of Canada Place are a downtown Vancouver landmark. It's a hub of activity with the cruise ship terminal, Flyover Canada attraction and convention centre East halls.

Sinclair Centre

Sinclair Centre

Located on West Hastings St., the boutiques of the Sinclair Centre is housed in some of Vancouver's oldest buildings like the 1910 Post Office and 1913 Customs Building which have been converted into one seamless shopping and office centre.

Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre

Harbour Float Plane Centre

The new float plane terminal at the Vancouver Convention Centre is the central location for all float plane flights throughout the Northwest.  

Skytrain Entrance

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Canada line from YVR: the easiest way to get to Vancouver International Airport is by accessing the Canada Line, and the closest entrance is just 1 1/2 blocks from the St. Regis Hotel at the corner of Granville and Georgia. It's a half-block west and one block south from our front door.

St. Regis Hotel Vancouver

St Regis Hotel Vancouver

602 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 1Y6