The Top Five Boutique Hotels in Vancouver: Relax in Five-Star Style

British Columbia offers visitors a variety of unique attractions, five-star hotel stays, world-class entertainment venues, and classy fine dining restaurants. If you are thinking of staying in the city when travelling to the area on business or for pleasure, why not treat yourself to a stay at one of the best boutique hotels in the area? Ultimate comfort, excellent service and top-level hospitality is only a little of what you can expect from these five popular boutique hotels.

Loden Hotel
The Loden Hotel is a modern boutique hotel that is less than a five-minute walk from downtown Vancouver's harbour front and dining areas. The Loden Hotel features chic accommodation, including rooms and suites, and amenities such as Wi-Fi internet, flat-screen TVs and contemporary decor. A luxury two-bedroom penthouse suite with a rooftop terrace sits on the top floor and offers stunning panoramic views of the city and the North Shore.

OPUS Hotel
Less than a ten-minute walk from the False Creek waterfront and located in the trendy neighbourhood of Yaletown lies the luxurious OPUS Hotel. Featuring complimentary Wi-Fi internet, flat-screen TVs, minibars, soaking tubs, in-room spa treatments and sleek bathrooms with heated floors, this hotel offers a VIP stay in the city unlike any other.

L'Hermitage Hotel
If you are looking for a place to stay that offers exquisite accommodation and a five-star dining service, stay at the luxe boutique-style L'Hermitage Hotel in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. This lovely hotel offers a complimentary breakfast every morning, fitness facilities, a swimming pool, and pet-friendly services. It is only a short five-minute stroll to the Pacific Centre Shopping Mall and Vancouver's City Centre Skytrain Station.

Wedgewood Hotel & Spa
Located on Hornby Street and just a one-minute stroll from Vancouver's legendary shopping strip, Robson Street, the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa is a fantastic luxury boutique-style stay for business travellers and those travelling to the area for a vacation. Accommodations include marble bathrooms and European room decor, as well as flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, separate sitting areas and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. There is an on-site five-star restaurant with a piano bar, and a fully equipped fitness facility with a steam room.

St. Regis Hotel
The St. Regis Hotel in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia is a boutique hotel that was built within a 1913 building. It offers art deco furnishings and modern decor in every room and guests enjoy a wide selection of room amenities such as flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi internet, iPod docks and media hubs. There is a free breakfast provided every morning and a top-level on-site steakhouse that offers live music and a lively sports bar. This high-end hotel is located directly above Millennium and Expo Line Skytrains for easy access around the city.

Natasha Lees has lived in Vancouver, British Columbia for 11 years. She's writes for various travel companies across the globe and has a great passion with regards to Vancouver tourism and travel.