Fairmont Vancouver Airport

3111 Grant McConachie Way PO Box 23798 | Richmond, BC V7B 0A6  [SEE MAP]Richmond, BC  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Only hotel located directly in the Vancouver International Airport
Expensive rates
Airport hotels aren't usually lauded for their luxury. But the Fairmont Vancouver Airport – the only hotel located directly within Vancouver International Airport (YVR) – ups the comfort for guests in transit. Situated above the U.S. departures terminal and only a short jaunt from baggage claim, the Fairmont offers soundproof floor-to-ceiling windows, minibars, Le Labo bath amenities and flat-screen TVs. When you're not sleeping off jet lag, travelers recommend kicking back at the Globe@YVR restaurant. Floor-to-ceiling windows put you right in front of the departing planes, while a Pacific Northwest menu will fill you up for the journey ahead. And if you're looking for a little pre- or post-vacation rejuvenation, recent visitors recommend a treatment at the Absolute Spa. If you're in the mood for a nightcap, travelers suggest Jetside Bar for its local wine selection. Though previous visitors warm that the hotel's comfort and convenience comes attached to a hefty price tag, you can earn airline miles and perks if you're a member of the Le Club AccorHotels program.
Richmond, BC
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 386 rooms
Primary View
River, Mountain(s), Ocean



  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Located inside the Vancouver International Airport just above the U.S. departures terminal, the Fairmont Vancouver Airport is a favorite for guests flying in or out of the city. The upscale chain hotel has 386 rooms with flat-screen TVs, fully stocked minibars, and bathrooms with separate showers and tubs.

Condé Nast Traveler


You'll have a bird's-eye view of the runway comings and goings at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport, whose halls can be accessed directly through the airport's departures terminal. Though its spacious, muted gray rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that look out on the tarmac, you'll never hear a plane take off or land, thanks to the excellent soundproofing.

Travel + Leisure


This Fairmont outpost attached to Vancouver International Airport is a dream for jet watchers (and anyone needing luxurious digs between flights). The hotel towers above the airport’s U.S. check-in area, and rooms on the north side have terrific views of the main arrivals runway with the Shore Mountains as a backdrop.



This beautiful airport hotel has lovely rooms featuring sound-insulated windows and high-tech room comfort controls. The jetted lap pool adds extra weight to the high-tech fitness center.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 4175 have reviewed the Fairmont Vancouver Airport, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4175 reviews 4.5 (based on 4175 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport's guest rooms and suites feature traditional interiors with neutral color palettes, light wood furnishings and yellow and brown accent linens. Standard room amenities include flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars, coffee makers and desks. Humidifiers and electrical adaptors are also available upon request. In bathrooms, guests will find Le Labo toiletries and separate showers and bathtubs. Suites come with separate living rooms with sofa beds, while Fairmont Gold-level accommodations provide personalized concierge services and access to a lounge.
  • In-room Wi-Fi costs $14.75 CAD (about $11 USD) per day; free for guests staying in Fairmont Gold-level accommodations and Le Club AccorHotels members
  • Telescopes available in select Fairmont Gold rooms
  • The Jade Executive Suites has a kitchenette and dining room table

Standard room size411 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport resides within the Vancouver International Airport. Though the property sits 8 miles south of downtown Vancouver, guests will find a variety of shops and restaurants throughout the airport. To get around the area, visitors can hire a car or take the city's No. N10 bus or Skytrain. Rental cars and limousine transfers can also be arranged through the hotel's concierge.
  • Departure flight kiosk available in hotel lobby
  • 24-hour valet parking ($46.75 CAD ($36 USD))
  • 24-hour self-parking ($28.50 CAD ($22 USD))
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


A restaurant and bar are available at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport. Globe@YVR – the property's restaurant – features a fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows and a Canadian-inspired menu. The eatery is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. On the other side of Globe@YVR's fireplace, guests will find Jetside Bar, which serves snacks and cocktails.
  • Reservations recommended for Globe@YVR
  • Afternoon tea service available daily from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Live music offered nightly in Jetside Bar
  • Room service available 24 hours a day
  • Fairmont Gold room rates include daily breakfast in lounge

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesBuffet

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


In the Fairmont Vancouver Airport's health club, guests will find a three-lane lap pool with self-adjusting currents. A whirlpool and a childrens wading pool are also available in the pool area. Chaise lounges and tables with chairs are offered on the pool deck.
  • Pool open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Fairmont President's Club members and guests staying in Fairmont Gold accommodations have 24-hour access to pool area
  • No poolside food and beverage service offered
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar


At the hotel's Absolute Spa, guests can enjoy a variety of spa treatments, including massages, facials, body scrubs and nail services. Specialty treatments like prenatal massages, men's facials and teens makeup tutorials are also offered. Additional spa facilities like men's and women's saunas and a whirlpool are located in the Fairmont Vancouver Airport's health club.
  • Spa open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Spa packages available

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna


Several children's amenities are offered at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport. Kids ages 5 and younger eat for free from the on-site restaurant's childrens menu, while children ages 6 to 11 enjoy half-priced meals or an item from the children's menu. In rooms, child-size bathrobes and cribs are available. And in the hotel's health club, families will find a childrens wading pool.
  • Babysitting services can be provided for an additional fee
  • Teens spa services offered
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


A fitness center with cardio machines, strength-training equipment and free weights is available in the Fairmont Vancouver Airport's health club. The facility also offers a Technogym ARKE system with yoga mats and medicine and exercise balls.
  • Fitness center open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Fairmont President's Club members and guests staying in Fairmont Gold-level accommodations have 24-hour access to fitness center
  • Three-lane lap pool available in health club
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


The Fairmont Vancouver Airport offers 16 meeting rooms. The property's largest space is the Mallard Room, which can accommodate up to 150 guests for receptions or up to 140 people for theater-style events. An eight-person boardroom is also available on the hotel's Fairmont Gold floor. Audiovisual equipment and support services can be provided in any of the hotel's meetng rooms.
  • Fees apply for Wi-Fi; Le Club AccorHotels members and guests staying in Fairmont Gold accommodations receive complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Computers, printers and copy and fax machines available in 24-hour business center

Number of meeting rooms16

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available


Two pets of any size are welcome in each accommodation at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport for a daily pet fee of $25 CAD (about $19 USD). No pet amenities are offered, and pets cannot be left unattended in guest rooms.
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting


    Couples can tie the knot at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport. Three venues are available, the largest of which can accommodate up to 150 people for receptions, up to 110 guests for banquet-style affairs or up to 90 guests for dinner and dancing. All venues have windows that overlook the airport's runways or Vancouver's mountains. No ceremony or reception packages are offered, however, couples can arrange details like catering and dance floor setup through the hotel's events team.
    • Bridal spa services available

    Maximum wedding guest capacity110

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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