Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver

177 Robson Street | Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1B2  [SEE MAP]Vancouver, British Columbia  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

This boutique hotel lives up to its name: The lobby, guest rooms, meeting spaces, restaurants, even the pool's tiles, are all decorated in different shades of blue. Not to mention the blue window panels that cover the property's facade. Aside from the distinct design theme, recent guests also loved hotel's central location in downtown Vancouver (Yaletown, Chinatown and Gastown are all less than a mile away). Along with a great address, the hotel has its finger on the pulse of conservation, employing a variety of green practices, including in-room energy management systems, low flush toilets and a ban on plastic water bottles. But that doesn't mean comfort takes a backseat: Standard guest rooms feature Nespresso coffee makers, Samsung smart TVs, minifridges and more. A business center and gym are among the other amenities available at Hotel Blu, and there are three on-site restaurants, including Black Rice, an Izakaza, or Japanese drinking establishment for which the hotel has a private entrance. 

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Location
Vancouver
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 75 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Couples

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Fodor's

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A designer blend of comfort, high-tech, and, especially, eco-friendly features, Hotel Blu could almost be called 'Hotel Green' because of the focus on sustainability.

Oyster.com

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The 75-room Hotel BLU is a four-pearl, contemporary hotel in downtown Vancouver, a two-minute walk to BC Place. Built in 2014, the sleek, eco-conscious property emphasizes green technology, with electric-car charging stations as well as tech-savvy options like tablets for each guest and energy management systems that tailor room temperatures to body heat.

AAA

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This upscale hotel has beautiful, bright decor. The comfortable rooms also boast a lovely design, plus many high-tech features like smart TVs and your own in-room tablet.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1816 have reviewed the Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: 

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1816 reviews 4.5 (based on 1816 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The eco-friendly Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver offers guest rooms and suites with sustainable features like in-room energy management systems and LED lights. All accommodations also come with modern technology amenities, such as Smart TVs, personal tablets and touch-screen telephones. Other perks include Nespresso coffee makers, minifridges and walk-in showers. Room designs include wooden floors and furnishings, nature-inspired accent chairs and floor-to-ceiling windows.
  • Free Wi-Fi provided throughout hotel
  • Suites have additional living space with sofa beds
  • Terraces and deep soaking tubs offered in select accommodations
  • Complimentary self-service washers and dryers available on second floor of hotel

Standard room size350 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

Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver is located in downtown Vancouver between the trendy Yaletown neighborhood and the historic Gastown district. About a block away, guests will find BC Place, the city's football and soccer arena. Rogers Arena, where the Vancouver Canucks hockey team plays, is situated nearby as well. Within walking distance, travelers will find shops, restaurants and several performing arts theaters. Multiple bus stops and train stations can also be reached on foot.
  • Approximately 9 miles north of Vancouver International Airport
  • Free loaner bikes with helmets and locks available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Complimentary downtown shuttle service provided
  • Valet and self-parking offered for $30 CAD (about $23 USD) per day
  • 24-hour valet parking ($30 CAD)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($30 CAD)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

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

Dining

Two restaurant is available at Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver. Azure Lounge, which is only open for breakfast, serves a hot and cold breakfast buffet daily. Black Rice, an independently operated Japanese restaurant and bar, is also located on-site.
  • Azure Lounge open weekdays from 6:30 to 11 a.m.; weekends from 7 to 11:30 a.m.
  • No room service offered
  • A Touch of Romance booking package includes daily breakfast, chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of wine

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian

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

Kids

    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs

    Fitness

    A fitness center with cardio machines, strength-training equipment and free weights is available at Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver. Medicine and exercise balls and yoga mats are also offered in the fitness center. Additionally, the property offers free guided runs Monday through Thursday from 6:30 to 7 a.m.
    • Fitness center open 24 hours a day
    • Complimentary loaner bicycles with helmets and bike locks available on a first-come, first-serve basis
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

    Business

    Two meeting rooms and a business center are available at Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver. The glass-enclosed Pacific Boardroom offers space for up to 14 people around a blue glass-blown table. Built-in connectivity hubs and a 75-inch Smart TV are also provided within the space. The hotel's other meeting room – the Conference Room – features floor-to-ceiling windows, a 15-foot projector screen and an Apple TV. At it's largest, the venue can accommodate up to 60 guests for theater-style events.
    • Free Wi-Fi provided throughout property
    • Computers and printers offered in 24-hour business center
    • Flip charts, whiteboards and speaker phones available upon request

    Number of meeting rooms2

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

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