Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver
1038 Canada Place WayTel:
1.800 441 1414 (Canada)Web Address: www.fairmont.com/pacificrimRates:
From C$269 ($253) Business amenities:
In the heart of the financial district, the Fairmont has a direct connection to the Vancouver Convention Center. There's an on-site business centre; complimentary BMW car service within downtown; in-room laptop plug-ins for the 42in LCD television monitors; free Wi-Fi for members of Fairmont President's Club; and a loyalty club that offers free membership. The bright lobby is perfect for those who want to meet or work outside the room or business centres. Rooms:
340 rooms (pictured is a Fairmont room) and 37 suites. The Asian-oriented design by James Cheng comes with harbour and mountain views in most rooms, through floor-to-ceiling windows. All offer surround sound, bedside controls and television mirrors. The Stearns & Foster beds feature Mascioni linens, and a butler-style service presses wrinkled suits and shines shoes.Leisure:
The Willow Stream spa has nine treatment areas and a full fitness centre with a rooftop swimming pool with cabanas and outdoor fireplaces. Opened just in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the hotel offers five-star service without five-star rates.Restaurants:
Chef David Wong oversees the signature Pan-Asian bistro which also has the largest sake cellar in the city, a private dining room, a communal table and a front-row chef's table.