The building of the current hotel, located in the heart of the city, took 11 years to build. With 17 floors and the height of 111 meters, the impressive shape and design pull the attention of visitors in the downtown of the city.
The Vancouver hotel has a real history in the city. The building in front of you, a sort of castle in the city, is actually the third hotel in the city to carry the same name. In the past, the previous hotels stood here, the first Vancouver Hotel was built in 1886, and the second one in 1916. The current building was completed in 1939 when the first guests were the rulers of Britain, Queen Elizabeth and King George.
Today, the hotel is considered an excellent luxury hotel, and attracts many big names from around the world. In 1988 it became part of the Fairmont hotel group, and it continues to preserve its position as one of the classic symbols of the city.