Rated 3 out of 5 by RSoom Alright, come prepared to spend extra
They charge a $20+ charge to use the Internet in your room, per day! They also have a $.37.00 parking fee. Basic breakfast was $60.00. So come prepared to pay extra.
Hot tub is also broken.
February 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Skate17 Wonderful staff and location
The staff was very welcoming. I had a wonderful experience each morning at breakfast. The spa was a great experience and the staff there was wonderful too. Looking forward to returning next year.
August 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Manhid Fantastic view!
We had a mini family vacation, loved the ease of access to the harbor and the beautiful view from our room.
Parking is very expensive, $41 for a day, but I guess this is what you get in downtown.
January 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by rena1 superb location and awesome view
The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was clean and comfortable and the hotel is fantastic- the view is amazing; mountains and water!!! I think location is the best part for this hotel.
June 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by DEBORAH7 ULTIMATE DESTINATION STAY
THIS HOTEL WAS SURROUNDED BY BREATHTAKING SCENERY, STAFF WAS FRIENDLY, ROOMS SPACIOUS, 3 BLOCKS
DOWN FROM ROBSON RESTOS AND SHOPPING....WHO COULD ASK FOR MORE. DEFINITEDLY WOULD GO BACK AGAIN.
April 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JAR72 Hotel is FANTASTIC!
I would recommend this hotel to anyone looking to stay in Vancouver. It is walking distance to Downtown and Stanley Park. I will definitely stay here again the next time I visit Vancouver.
October 8, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by LMD13 Great Hotel
Not a bad thing to say...the view and location is great...you're still in the city but it feels very private and away from it all. the staff were great...the hotel was extremely clean.
December 27, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by adi1999 Did not live up to SPG standards
We stayed one night here on a spur of the moment trip to Vancouver. We have stayed at the Westin numerous times and have always been blown away by the quality and service. This time was very different. First let me say the location of this hotel is amazing, a great place to stay with a family. We have two boys who really enjoyed the boats and water that surrounds the hotel and they loved the pools, even when it was chilly outside they wanted to be in there. The staff gave us Westin Kids Club bags which they both loved, as well as a free movie. The downside was our room. We were on the 2nd floor and in a corner unit. It was extremely noisy and the people next to us were parting all night long with no warning to be quite, mind you it was 2am and went on for hours. Our room was awful and something I would expect to see in a motel. There were sliding doors to our room which did not close properly therefore allowing cold air in and condensation build up on the windows. There was mold on the curtains and the wallpaper was peeling off. When we told the front desk they said thank you for telling us and that was it.
October 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by jb123 Services is wonderful
The staff at this location is THE BEST!!!!They went above and beyond the 'job' to ensure comfort level is met.
Thank you all -
Brian and Shurkia are the most noteable members.
April 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Noha32 Fabulous Location and Facilities
Close to many activities, variety of restaurants, and the convention facilities were second to none. I can't say enough about how helpful and courteous the staff were. Thanks
April 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Randi1234 Excellent Experience!
The staff was wonderful, kind, and offered suggestions on things to do in the city. The room was pristine and had a great view. I would highly recommend the Westin Bayshore!
May 22, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by KitKat1 Great features and location
Staff from door man to desk was very friendly and all my needs were taken care of. highly recoment this hotel. Did not have a chance to use the pool or Span, next time.
January 25, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by SFM55 Just OK
While our trip to Vancouver, overall was amazing, I have the say the Westin Bayshore did not meet our expectations. The Westin is usually a 5 star experience, this one was not.
We arrived prior to check in time and told no rooms were ready and we would be called when a room was ready. We returned three hours later, 30 minutes prior to check in time. A room was still not ready. Mind you we had been waiting 3.5 hours now. We did not receive a call until 1.5 hours after check in time. We told them we wanted a free breakfast and they gave it to us for one morning. We would not have received it had we not asked.
THe rooms are poorly designed- with the only small closet space being inside the bathroom and the shower door did not cover the shower so the entire bathroom got drenched every time you showered.
My husband misplaced his glasses. It took us calling and looking for and investigating on our own to retrieve them. Had we not called multiple times and asked to speak to multiple people we never would have found the glasses.
While many of the staff were excellent including the room attendants and the concierge, (which is not open past 6PM so if you need help you must go in the morning. There is also a line as there is only one concierge attendant there at a time) the front desk was mediocre.
This hotel needs a major facelift which is surprising since it is a Westin. The location is great though and the people from Vancouver are some of the most helpful, friendly people you will ever meet.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by morerainplease Another great stay
I've stayed at the Bayshore 3 times with my family and each stay has improved upon the last. The rooms, views, and location have all been consistently excellent.
July 9, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bogie536 rediculous internet policy
Worst internet policy I have run into....have to pay for EACH device access! I am in a hotel 250+ nights a year...never run into this poor a policy - ANYWHERE.
November 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by NikoF Excellent Hotel
Absolutely loved the hotel's amenities, views, and staff. I've stayed at different locations in Vancouver, but Coal Harbor is far and away the best location.
June 14, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by johnson3 Stayed for the wedding show
We stayed here because of the wedding show, and we were so pleased that we did. Staff were friendly and helpful. Beautiful views and good location
January 18, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Mairi25 High internet charges are unwelcoming!
The Westin Bayshore is well-situatuated, the staff are friendly and welcoming and the beds are comfortable.
The $15 per day per device fees charged for internet access I found dated, unwelcoming and inconvenient. This is a conference hotel, there will be many people who are visitng on business and need to keep up with email. Overseas visitors (whose smart phones are not networked to a mobile provider ) are particularly affected.
On top of a reasonably expensive room I paid 5 days of internet access. When we asked the conference organsiers about a login, they reporte that the internet charges were probitively high and not affordable within the conference budget.
The net result is that guests feel exploited. The additional cost tot he hotel of guests making use of wifi internet is minimal - and yet the charges are high. So we feel cheated. which undermines all other efforts to make guests feel welcome.
I should finish by noting that in a limited area of the lobby free internet access is available but it is not useful for those who need more to work - although probably sufficient for a holiday maker needing to check email quickly.
September 25, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by mdase My room with a view
An outstanding view from my room I have been having for 6 days a tremendous view of sunrise, mountain, water and greenery a rare view you ever can see.
May 10, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Maverick009 Rooms
Stayed here a few times but was the the first time that they put us in the orginal building, would not stay again, make sure you book the new tower.
April 1, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mac301 Great views and excellent restruarants close.
The shower area in Jr. Suite to small.. All other room area just fine! Be sure to request view if available! Beautiful facing harbor and mountains.
April 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Marty46 Always a welcome
Great, friendly, helpful people from one end of the spectrum to the other, made my stay an experience to be remembered with pleasure, as usual.
August 4, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by darren3 Great view!
All was excellent, but wish there was a bath tub in the room.
May 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by E7R1I1 Excellent location and views
This hotel is very well located with perfect views to Stanley park, the lake, buildings, mountains and the bay
Room is small for the price
March 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Budd601 Outstanding guest facilities
Every request asked of the staff was handled courteously and professionally. A job well done, looking forward to our next stay. A+ rating.
October 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by TJ115 Outstanding staff and location
Unparalleled views, professional and attentive staff. Will definitely come back again and again. Concierge knowledgeable and first rate.
June 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by NONi Great Hotel
I was here for a conference and I loved this hotel. Great view, great location with lots of good restaurants just few blocks away.
May 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Maggie44 Beautiful Location
This hotel has everything - beautiful hotel, great staff, great location, and all the amenities. The concierge was very helpful.
November 7, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by TexasRad Great Hotel, Great Location
The hotel is wonderful. Beautifully appointed, clean, and very up-scale. All-around nice. It's location is superb, close to everything of interest in Vancouver with a few very nice restaurants within a short walk. The only negative is the parking situation. The parking garages are separately operated, and there is very poor communication between the hotel and the garage..... so you are basically on your own, and the fees are outrageous for a self-park facility. I was overcharged by the garage after being told by the garage attendant that I needed to pay them first, and then take my receipt to the hotel to be "credited" and to receive a hotel "parking pass" which would allow me to stay additional time (very confusing). When I approached the hotel guest receptionist with my receipt from the parking garage, she basically told me that she couldn't give me a parking pass unless I then paid her (thus paying twice, which would be $72!). I was a bit irrate. The hotel receptionist was not the least bit helpful or accomodating. If I had the time and inclination, I would have spoken directly to the hotel manager. This should not happen to guests at such a nice place.
July 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Garth Excellent Hotel
Stay at the Bayshore numerous times throughout the year and find it always very accomodating, clean and a very helpful staff.
January 3, 2013