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Hotels Near Vancouver Airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) occupies the greater part of Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Downtown Vancouver is about 7.5 miles up north. This airport is the second busiest in Canada (by aircraft movement), and features among the top rated airports in the world thanks to state-of-the-art infrastructure and a highly accessible design. The site for the airport was acquired in 1929, and operations began before World War II. A new terminal was added in 1968, and a new runway in 1996. A hub for Air Canada, WestJet and Pacific Coastal Airlines, YVR handles non-stop flights by myriad carriers on a daily basis. It has two terminals, of which the Main Terminal handles domestic and international flights, and the older South Terminal serves select regional airlines and floatplane carriers. Flying into the picturesque coastal city of Vancouver sometime soon? Check out our picks of the best hotels near Vancouver Airport.

# 1

Fairmont Vancouver Airport In-Terminal Hotel

If you’re looking for an airport hotel in Vancouver, Fairmont is pretty much an obvious choice. Its in-terminal location and luxurious facilities give it a unique advantage over other Vancouver Airport hotels. Find it right above the U.S. Departures terminal; just collect your luggage and take a 2-minute walk to reach the hotel lobby. An airport shuttle is redundant here; to get to other parts of Vancouver, you can use the YVR Airport train station that is less than half a mile from the hotel. Accommodations at Fairmont are streamlined for both short and extended stays, and the hotel also offers day-use rooms for guests with just a few hours to spare between flights. The soundproofed rooms and suites here feature relaxed interiors styled with a subtle blend of classic and modern elements. Enjoy lovely views of the runway, the mountains, or the ocean, get work done at the in-room workstation, catch your favorite TV shows, and whip up a cup of coffee at your convenience. A special range of rooms and suites will also get you access to complimentary breakfast and snacks in the hotel’s lounge, along with your own whirlpool tub and free Wi-Fi. Fairmont has a stylish restaurant, a bar that hosts live performances, an afternoon tea service, a luxe spa, a fitness center, a pool, and business facilities that include multiple meeting rooms.

# 2

Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport

Offering a picturesque setting near the banks of the Fraser River, with Vancouver Airport just 2 miles away, Pacific Gateway Hotel combines the serenity of a nature resort with the convenience of an airport hotel. A free shuttle transfers guests to and from the airport round the clock. VanDusen Botanical Garden and Downtown Vancouver are respectively 10 and 20 minutes away by road. Get some much-needed rest in one of this hotel’s stylish rooms and suites, and wake up to gorgeous views of Fraser River or the North Shore Mountains. With amenities including workstations, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, and tea and coffee making arrangements, catching up on work or entertainment will never be a problem at the Pacific Gateway Hotel. For extra in-room perks and club lounge privileges, select one of the hotel’s club rooms. Or choose a suite for additional space and your own dining area. There are 2 restaurants on the property, one of which hosts a breakfast buffet every morning. A lobby bar serves craft brews. The hotel also has a 24-hour gym, a seasonal pool, and 20 different venues for meetings and social gatherings. Bike rentals and extended-period parking facilities are also available.

# 3

Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport

An upscale hotel in the heart of Richmond, the Westin Wall Center places you less than 3 miles away from Vancouver Airport, and a 5-minute walk away from River Rock Casino Resort. A complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport is available. Downtown Vancouver is easily reachable via the Canada Line rapid transit system, which has a station less than a mile from the hotel. With so much natural beauty all around, it is only fitting that all rooms and suites at Westin Wall Center have floor-to-ceiling windows, bringing you sweeping views of Fraser River and the mountains beyond. The rooms have serene interiors, plus signature beds with pillow top mattresses, flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi. Their attached bathrooms have rainfall showers. Club rooms offer executive lounge privileges, while suites come with functional kitchenettes. The warm in-house resto-bar serves food and drinks round the clock and also offers room service. Other public areas at the Westin Wall Center include a gym, an indoor swimming pool, 5 meeting rooms, and a grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 350 attendees. Pets are welcome at the hotel.

# 4

River Rock Casino Resort

A sprawling and popular leisure complex on the banks of the Fraser River, River Rock Casino Resort is a touch over 3 miles from Vancouver International Airport. Its 24-hour casino and wealth of wining and dining options may be its primary crowd pullers, but its location and quality accommodations help it qualify as a highly rated airport hotel as well. Getting here from the airport takes a mere 7 minutes via the Canada Line SkyTrain, and a few more minutes by road. The resort also enjoys good connectivity to other parts of Vancouver. Accommodation at River Rock consists of luxurious single and double rooms featuring sleek modern interiors, soundproofing, plush bedding with premium linens, flat screen TVs, workstations, free Wi-Fi and local calls, Nespresso machines, and minibars. The resort also has an assortment of stylish suites, ranging from basic but spacious 1-2 bedroom units, to club suites with lounge privileges, to a grand presidential suite when you’re in the mood for royal treatment. There’s 24-hour room service and complimentary self-parking for all guests. Culinary experiences at River Rock range from Chinese seafood to light bites over coffee. It also has a bar and a formal restaurant. Besides the sprawling round-the-clock casino on the property, guests can spend time at the resort spa, indoor pool, or gym. This is also a great place for hosting catered events of all scales and typologies.

# 5

Holiday Inn Express Vancouver Airport - Richmond Richmond

A convenient airport hotel set in Richmond, Holiday Inn Express is less than 3 miles from Vancouver International Airport, and offers a complimentary airport shuttle service. It is also a pleasant walk away from the River Rock Casino Resort, and has several sightseeing destinations within a 5 mile radius. In typical Holiday Inn Express fashion, the rooms and suites here are basic but streamlined, with ample space, workstations, flat screen TVs, iPod docks, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi. They are attached to bathrooms with high pressure showerheads. Upgrading to a premium room will get you added perks like a minibar and a microwave, and booking a suite could get you your own whirlpool tub. A breakfast spread featuring continental items is included in your tariff at Holiday Inn Express. You can order other meals to your room from any of the restaurants in the surrounding area. The hotel lobby serves free coffee, and the building also has a gym and a business center. Holiday Inn Express welcomes holidaying families, letting children stay free of cost in their parents’ rooms. Paid parking space is available on the property.

# 6

Vancouver Airport Marriott

Set in the heart of Richmond, across the river from Vancouver International Airport, the Vancouver Airport Marriott caters to both quick business trips and extended vacations. This 4-star hotel is a 3.7 mile drive from the airport, and has a complimentary shuttle service for its guests. It also happens to be just over a mile from the Olympic Oval, and has a shopping mall right across the road. The sophisticated rooms and suites at this Marriott hotel have high speed Wi-Fi, ergonomic workstations, beds with pillow-top mattresses, and 24-hour room service. The in-house restaurant serves a sumptuous breakfast, and the lounge is a great place to grab a drink. Wi-Fi is free in the hotel lobby, and a well-equipped business center is also part of the building. Other public areas include a gym and an outdoor pool with a hot tub.

# 7

House on Dunbar B&B

This bed-and-breakfast in Kitsilano may not be a as close to Vancouver International Airport as some of the other hotels on this list, but the location, comforts, and personalized services it offers make it worth the 8 mile drive from the airport. Staying here places you within easy reach of Downtown Vancouver, less than 10 minutes from Kitsilano Beach Park, and a stone’s throw away from the lush Pacific Spirit Regional Park. There are 3 individually designed rooms at the House on Dunbar, all featuring chic, eclectic décor, and color palettes ranging from vibrant scarlet to serene whites. Guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast every morning, in their rooms, in the stylish living area, or in the intimate garden outside. The property is also available for special-occasion rentals.

# 8

Four Points by Sheraton Vancouver Airport

A newly renovated hotel in the thick of things at Richmond, less than 4 miles from Vancouver International Airport, Four Points by Sheraton has a free airport shuttle service. Downtown Vancouver is less than half an hour away, and there are shopping options galore in the immediate vicinity of the hotel, including the Lansdowne Centre Mall right across the road. Rooms here have a polished modern vibe, and feature flat-screen TVs, cushy armchairs, workstations, free Wi-Fi, minibars, and coffeemakers. The on-site restaurant serves breakfast; guests can also try the wealth of dining options within walking distance of the hotel. Four Points by Sheraton also includes a 24-hour gym, a business center, and multiple meeting spaces.

# 9

La Quinta Inn Vancouver Airport

This Richmond hotel is just over 4 miles from Vancouver International Airport. It has a complimentary airport shuttle service, and is just 10 minutes away from a SkyTrain station offering easy access to Downtown Vancouver. There are plenty of shopping and dining options in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. La Quinta Inn offers no-frills rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, and coffeemakers. Suites have additional mod-cons including minibars and microwaves. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, and the services of a gym, an indoor pool, and a business center. Pocket friendly perks include free parking, and free stays for minors traveling with their parents.

# 10

Accent Inns Vancouver Airport

A cheerful hotel with a pleasant home-y vibe, Accent Inns Vancouver Airport is just 3.5 miles from the airport, and well connected to Downtown Vancouver via SkyTrain. A free airport shuttle service operates at all hours, and there’s plenty of free parking space available for guests who’re flying out of Vancouver. The surrounding area has a bunch of shopping, entertainment and dining options within a short walk from the hotel. Rooms and suites here are simple but comfortable, some featuring functional kitchenettes. Wi-Fi is free, and in-room spa treatments are available. Guests can enjoy discounts at nearby health clubs, or work out at the hotel gym. There’s an on-site restaurant for those too tired to step out, and meeting space is also available.

# 11

Holiday Inn International Vancouver Airport

Offering access to the vibrant delights of Richmond, along with proximity to Vancouver International Airport (4 miles away), Holiday Inn can get you to your terminal via its complimentary shuttle service. River Rock Casino is less than 2 miles from the hotel. Its bright modern rooms have comfortable beds, workstations, flat screen TVs, iPod docks, coffeemakers, minibars, and microwaves. All rooms have free Wi-Fi and bathrooms with high pressure showerheads. The on-site restaurant serves all meals, and the on-site gym is open round the clock. Children traveling with their parents can stay and eat for free at Holiday Inn.

# 12

Granville House B&B

Stay at Granville House B&B to enjoy the comforts of home (including home-cooked meals), the perks of staying in sophisticated Shaughnessy (Canada’s wealthiest neighborhood), and proximity to Vancouver Airport (just over 5 miles away). This upscale bed-and-breakfast offers 5 beautifully appointed rooms featuring subtle color palettes, plush bedding, flat screen TVs, iPod docks, minibars, and free Wi-Fi. Heated floors and original artwork are a particularly nice touch. Breakfast is served in the building’s elegant dining room, which flanks a stately lounge, and opens onto a lush garden. There is no airport shuttle here but parking is free.

# 13

Greystone B&B

Greystone B&B gives you a break from the uninspiring locations of typical airport hotels. Set on Granville Street, 5 miles away from Vancouver Airport, it has art galleries and chic cafes for neighbors. The B&B itself is housed in a quaint 100-year-old residence sporting vintage Craftsman style details. There are only 2 rooms on offer here, both featuring cozy interiors, antique furniture, TVs, and free Wi-Fi. One of the rooms has a whirlpool tub and a private balcony, while the other has a separate living area and a functional kitchen. Guests can enjoy cooked breakfast in the charming lounge with a piano and a fireplace, or out in the lush garden. There is no airport shuttle, but off-street parking space is free.

# 14

Granville Island Hotel

Granville Island Hotel isn’t exactly an airport hotel, but you’ll be missing something if you’re in Vancouver and not staying here! This boutique hotel is across False Creek from Downtown Vancouver, and a 7.5 mile drive from the airport. Rooms here are sophisticated and comfortable, featuring large flat-screens, minibars, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi. Upgrade to a penthouse to enjoy sweeping water views, and your own kitchen, whirlpool tub, and fireplace. Sample sumptuous fare at the on-site restaurant with cabana seating, or order in if you’re feeling lazy. Granville Island Hotel also has a gym, a hot tub and sauna, and a business center for traveling executives. There is no airport shuttle.

# 15

910 Beach Avenue Apartment Hotel

How about your own apartment in Vancouver the next time you fly into the city? Try 910 Beach Avenue, an apartment hotel in Downtown Vancouver, less than 8 miles from the airport. There is no airport shuttle, but the hotel is well connected to public transport. Overlooking False Creek and Granville Island, it has upscale modern 1- and 2-bedroom apartments with full kitchens, living rooms, and balconies, plus high speed internet and home appliances including washer/dryers. The hotel lobby hosts a complimentary breakfast buffet. Guests have a wealth of other dining options within walking distance or a short Aquabus ride away. The hotel building also has a gym.

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