A newcomer to downtown and joining the already well established Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and Fairmont Waterfront, the Fairmont Pacific Rim brings a modern contemporary edge to this usually very traditional brand. With casual sophistication, the hotel blends Asian and west coast influences to it's interior and style, bringing a bright and light atmosphere to the whole property.
With an abundance of extraordinary dining options close by guests would be forgiven for overlooking the hotel's offerings. However, you would be missing a treat with the superb Pan Asian ORU for fine evening dining through to the newest addition, Giovane Wine Bar and cafe for lively and eclectic daytime and early evening fare. Or perhaps enjoy a relaxed drink in the lobby lounge where you will find the hotel's impressive Fazioli piano is often played for guests enjoyment.
Rooms at the Fairmont Pacific Rim offer all the latest in comfort and technology at your fingertips. The exceptionally comfortable Stearns and Foster beds ensure a luxurious nights sleep, the fine marble bathrooms offer indulgent amenities and the latest in extras including an in mirror TV! We highly recommend upgrading to a harbour view room for these are rare within the city and there are few cities you can wake up to watch seaplanes landing on the harbour or snow capped mountains in the distance.
Although you may wish to spend all your time in the city, spare at least a little time to take advantage of the Willow Stream Spa. With a wonderful menu of indulgent treatments, three lounges (two with fireplaces) and surrounded with lovely water views, this is the place to lose a few hours before returning to city life, relaxed and revived.
The hotel offers 377 guest rooms, suites and speciality rooms.
The Fairmont Gold Club on 20th and 21st floors offers additional benefits of a private lounge with complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails as well as panoramic harbour views from the balcony.
All feature Mascioni fine linens, Stearns & Foster beds, spacious spa-like marble bathrooms with television-mirrors, bedside touch-screen controls for lighting, temperature, curtains and entertainment, as well as wall-mounted 42” LCD televisions with surround-sound, media connectivity panel, Nespresso machines, alarm clocks with iPod connectivity.
Also, unusual for Vancouver, over 70% of rooms offer spectacular harbour and mountains views.
The impressive array of speciality suites offer the ultimate in luxurious city living accommodations. With spectacular mountain and harbour views and all with unique features, they are one of the best addresses in the city.
Children are welcome to come and stay at Fairmont Pacific Rim and babysitting can be arranged on request.
Fairmont Pacific Rim has three restaurants, lobby lounge and bar with live entertainment six nights a week, state of the art Health Club, rooftop pool, with fire pits and private cabanas, Willow Stream Spa, full wireless internet.
24 hour room service, concierge service, self parking and valet parking
When to travel
Vancouver's climate is the mildest in Canada, averaging 20°C in summer and 2°C in winter. But you don't hear much about that accolade. Instead you hear about the rain. Bucket loads of it fall, especially in winter (January, February and March). In the mountains, a mere 20 minutes away, this translates into snow for excellent skiing. TThe average seasonal snowfall at 1600m (5000 feet) is a spectacular 25 metres (75 feet), four or five times the average in most areas of the Alps. July through September are the best bets for sunshine
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Location and directions
Vancouver, British Columbia
The Fairmont Pacific Rim is situated on the water, close to the downtown financial district and Coal Harbour and within 15 minutes stroll of the main shopping area.
How to get there
10-hour direct flight to Vancouver International Airport, followed by a 30-minute taxi ride to Fairmont Pacific Rim.