Ideally located at the heart of Downtown Vancouver, the Sandman Hotel is situated opposite Rogers Arena and BC Place, perfect for concerts and sporting events. Just minutes from Vancouver’s famous Robson Street, you’re in the perfect place to explore restaurants and lounges, as well as boutiques along Vancouver’s famed shopping street. The historic neighbourhood of Gastown is also just a short 10 minute walk; offering nightlife, shopping, pubs and restaurants in Victorian buildings on beautiful cobblestone streets. Discover more delicious dishes in the trendy Yaletown district with an abundance of upscale restaurants and lounges.
Back at the hotel, dine in at the Shark Club Sports Bar & Grill and catch your favourite teams playing whilst you dine in a welcoming setting, head to Moxie’s Grill & Bar or order room service and dine in the comfort of your room. At the Sandman, the well-appointed guest rooms are complete with modern extras including complimentary Wi-Fi and a 42-inch TV, while the hotel itself offers a range of amenities including a swimming pool and gym.
After the hustle and bustle of Vancouver, it’s time to retreat to the mountains to The Listel Hotel in Whistler. In the heart of Whistler village, this hotel is in a prime location for exploring this area of astounding natural beauty, whilst being steps away from restaurants and shops. With knowledgeable hotel staff, you can find out local tips and tricks, as well as dining recommendations and everything in-between. Despite being a premier North American ski destination, there’s so much to see and do year round: hop on a mountain bike or lace up your walking boots and head up the picturesque peaks; go horse riding; bear viewing; canoeing; white water rafting or simply unwind in the hotel hot tub and sauna or admire the views from a nearby restaurant. Check out Whistler’s festival calendar, with everything from a Readers and Writers Festival in autumn to Cornucopia, Whistler’s food and wine festival.
Contemporary guestrooms have alpine flourishes to bring the mountains in: from cosy wooden furniture to pictures of local landscapes. Each room features tea and coffee-making amenities, complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning, in-room controlled heating, HD TV, an in-room safe, mini refrigerator, ironing facilities and plenty of living space to ensure you get a good night’s sleep. For comfort and an unparalleled Whistler location, look no further than The Listel Hotel.
Next stop is the luxurious Sun Peaks Grand. In winter, Sun Peaks is the second largest ski destination in Canada; but, Sun Peaks is packed with things to do year-round. Go for a hike amongst idyllic mountains and wildflowers with the Sun Peaks Hiking Package, which includes bottles of water and chairlift access passes; enjoy golfing on a course nestled amongst pine trees and snow-capped mountains; relax in the outdoor pool and hot tub or soak up the sun from a sun lounger and take in the luscious views. Choose to dine at one of the hotel’s three restaurants: Morrisey’s Public House is perfect for dinner and drinks on what is claimed to be the ‘best patio in Sun Peaks’; Mantles Lounge serves premium spirits and international dishes fireside, with glorious village views; Mantles Restaurant is home to a locally-inspired wine list and unique dishes, as well as sumptuous steaks and seafood.
Recently renovated, sophisticated guestrooms feature subtle pops of colour and blend luxurious textures and patterns to create a spacious room you can call home. With a plush king bed or two queen beds, 55” flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, mini fridge, Nespresso coffee and Tazo teas, L’Occitane toiletries, air conditioning and ironing facilities, there’s everything needed for a relaxing stay in the magnificent mountains. Upgrade to have a balcony to immerse yourself in the views or a kitchenette, so you can cook up your favourite treats or enjoy breakfast in bed. Offering year-round activities in an unparalleled location, luxurious guestrooms and extensive dining options, the Sun Peaks Grand is ideal for a tranquil mountain retreat.
In Jasper, you’ll be staying at The Crimson Jasper Hotel, Jasper’s newest hotel. With a modern indoor pool, hot tub and fitness centre, you can unwind after the journey from Sun Peaks and reflect upon the serene landscapes you’ve passed through so far. The hotel also boasts an on-site restaurant serving breakfast and dinner for your convenience. It’s also well-situated near downtown shops and restaurants, if you feel like exploring the hotel’s enchanting surroundings. Standard rooms include modern décor, one King-size bed or two doubles, a mini refrigerator, HD TV, air conditioning, Keurig coffee and tea kettle, microwave and a hairdryer, so you’ll have a comfortable, refreshing stay before continuing on your way towards Calgary.
Whilst in this charming area, head out on a sightseeing tour, so you can see Jasper’s highlights, seeing the natural wonders of Jasper National Park, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which includes the Canadian Rockies. Another way to experience the local landscape is driving along the Icefields Parkway, one of the most beautiful roads in the world. On the journey, stop to see the stunning Athabasca Falls before arriving at Columbia Icefield, where you can ride on an Ice Explorer, taking you into the heart of the Athabasca Glacier to learn about the natural landscape. You’ll learn how the glacier was formed and more fun facts about the geological landmarks nearby.
After a short drive, arrive in Banff, where you’ll be staying at the Moose Hotel & Suites, located just one minute from the heart of downtown Banff. Whilst being near the action, the hotel is also a peaceful haven. Head for a revitalising massage at the hotel’s Meadow Spa and relax by the private heated outdoor pool or the indoor pool. Keep your muscles moving at the exercise room or soak up the views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains from the rooftop pools. Dine at the on-site Pacini Italian Restaurant, with gourmet dishes and a welcoming, warm atmosphere. Guests can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, parking and free Banff Roam bus passes. Contemporary guestrooms feature a 40” LED Smart TV, full bathroom with Mountain Rain Shower®, coffee maker and tea kettle, mini fridge and air conditioning.
In Banff National Park, head to the majestic Bow Falls and snap some pictures of this iconic landmark; head to Surprise Corner Viewpoint to enjoy scenic views of the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and Sulphur Mountain; visit Banff Upper Hot Springs, the highest hot springs in Canada, with panoramic views of the Rockies. Take some time to drive and see Lake Louise, with its turquoise waters, the Victoria Glacier and hiking trails against dramatic mountain backdrops.
Your Canadian adventure concludes in Calgary, where you will stay at the Sandman Hotel in the city centre. Chill out by the swimming pool or reflect on your trip over a drink and a delicious meal at Moxie’s Grill & Bar. Head back to your newly-refurbished guest room and enjoy the contemporary, sleek décor, complimentary Wi-Fi, fridge, microwave, rain shower, coffee and tea makers, 42” TV and comfortable sitting area. Superbly-situated in downtown Calgary, the hotel is on the Light Rail Transit line, so you can easily get to major tourist attractions including Calgary Zoo, The Calgary Stampede Grounds and The Calgary Tower. A short walk takes you to 17th Avenue, with over 400 shops, restaurants and patios, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
This fantastic multicentre offer is the perfect way to experience the very best of Canada’s Western attractions: from thriving cities to national parks, there’s always something new to discover with such a diverse range of landscapes and activities everyone will love. Call one of our travelplanners 020 3542 8888 s to book this superb multicentre offer today!