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the DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection

45 Smithe Street · Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 0R3 Canada

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Nearby Adventures

Create your adventure in Vancouver. Whether searching for boutique shopping and gourmet dining amid picturesque settings of Gastown and Yaletown; or a cultural gastronomic experience in historic Chinatown, The DOUGLAS is just steps from some of Vancouver's best discoveries.

Local Attractions

  • BC Place - Connected to Parq Vancouver, BC Place hosts a variety of high energy sporting events, exhibitions and live entertainment.


  • Rogers Arena - Steps away from our hotel, Rogers Arena is the destination for sports action, large concerts and other events. Home to the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, and Vancouver Whitecaps.


  • Granville Island - Easily accessible by bike or boat, discover local artistry and fresh produce at the Granville Island Public Market. Enjoy access to the marina and sailing facilities with direct access to False Creek.


  • Stanley Park - Take a stroll through Vancouver's beautiful 1,001-acre Stanley Park located in Vancouver's West End. Completely surrounded by the waters of Vancouver Harbour and English Bay, Stanley Park is perfect for a morning jog or bicycle ride. 


  • Chinatown - Established in 1886, Vancouver's Chinatown is a beautiful cultural historic neighbourhood featuring Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, the Vancouver Chinatown Millennium Gate and many historical buildings. 


  • Yaletown - Yaletown neighbourhood is popular for its stylish atmosphere featuring alfresco dining and boutique shopping among brick sidewalks and friendly dog parks. Originally a historic warehouse district, Yaletown has since converted to a chic and vibrant neighborhood, located along the Vancouver seawall waterfront.


  • Gastown - Gastown is Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, filled with historic charm. Stroll between the many art galleries, fashionable stores or souvenir shops before enjoying a cocktail or fine meal at the many restaurants and bars in the area.


  • Olympic Village - Built for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, Olympic Village features some of Vancouver's best Craft Breweries. Accessible from the seawall, visit Tap and Barrel and Craft Brewery. 


  • English Bay Beach - A short walk from our hotel, English Bay Beach is popular for sunbathing, swimming and watching the sunset. Set against the Vancouver seawall and close to Stanley Park, this downtown city beach offers beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, and is close to nearby restaurants and cafes.

Local Adventures

Within half an hour of downtown, you can be exploring rainforests, zipping through the trees on a zip-trek adventure, kayaking in a gorgeous inlet, learning to sail, golfing and more. Vancouver and the surrounding region offers an unforgettable playground of memorable activities.


  • Bicycles - Rent a bicycle and explore Vancouver's bike friendly paths along the seawall and through Stanley Park. The paved route is 15 kilometers long and winds through many of the city's waterfront neighbourhoods.


  • Seawall - Join the locals for a run or stroll along the seawall, taking in Vancouver's water views and getting some fresh west coast breeze.


  • Grouse Mountain - Feel alive as you experience the best of British Columbia and views that will take your breath away. Take a 2.9km hike across mountainous terrain at the Grouse Grind or select from an array of adventurous activities highlighting the beautiful West Coast.


  • Capilano Suspension Bridge - The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a true west coast rainforest experience, with a thrilling suspension bridge hanging 230 feet above the rushing river below. Explore the nearby forests and Douglas fir trees at this family-friendly attraction.


  • Whistler - From skiing to mountain biking, Whistler is the perfect place to explore your adventurous side. As one of North Americas largest ski resorts, Whistler offers a beautiful chalet-style pedestrian village great for a day outside of the city. Don't miss the Peak to Peak Gondola ride for an unforgettable experience.


  • Landsea Tours & Adventures - Professionally guided sightseeing tours and charters in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Sea to Sky, and Vancouver's North Shore.


  • Granville Island Foodie Tours - The Granville Island Market Tour is a foodie's paradise on Granville Island! Eat your way through the Granville Island Public Market food shops and restaurants.


  • Harbour Air Seaplanes - Flights from Vancouver and the Lower Mainland to Victoria, Nanaimo and the Gulf Islands.


  • The Aquabus - Operating 13 vessels, Aquabus makes stops up and down False Creek every 15 minutes ... Hop aboard our iconic rainbow boats to enjoy the spectacular Vancouver views.


  • False Creek Ferries - With nine docks spanning False Creek from Kitsilano Point to the Olympic Village and Science World, the ferry makes it easy to get where you want to go, when you want to be there. Cruise False Creek in comfort and check out all the sights on a flexible sightseeing cruise.

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