The Sylvia Hotel Vancouvers only beach side property is ideally located on English Bay beside Stanley Park and just 5 minutes from downtown. Designated a heritage building the Sylvia Hotel is a landmark and one of Vancouvers greatest treasures. A favorite for business travelers wanting to be out of the bustle of downtown for families vacationing on the beach and romantic getaways. The Sylvia is definitely one Vancouvers best kept secrets. There are 120 rooms and suites to choose from all distinctive in their view and layout providing a unique lodging experience. The old fashioned character great value and friendly service gives travelers a home away from home which is why people continue to return year after year. The Sylvia Hotel is surrounded by the scenic beauty of English Bay and Stanley Park. Marvel at the spectacular sunsets from the comfort of Vancouvers very first cocktail lounge or enjoy a great meal overlooking English Bay from Sylvias Beachside Restaurant and Bistro. This location offers unlimited recreational possibilities from rollerblading and cycling on the seawall to swimming and kayaking in the bay or exploring the trails of Stanley Park.