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Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver

177 Robson Street | Vancouver, BC V6E 1B2  [SEE MAP]Vancouver, BC  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Eco-conscious accommodations
No spa services on-site
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.
Vancouver, BC
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 75 rooms
Primary View
City center
Traditional, Modern



  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews



A high-end property that seamlessly blends luxury amenities with eco-friendly features and one of the best locations in Vancouver, Hotel BLU is a must visit for eco-conscious travelers who don't want the best of both worlds—comfort and sustainability.


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.



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.

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 1945 have reviewed the Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver, 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 1945 reviews 4.5 (based on 1945 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. All rooms also feature Roxy, a voice-enabled in-room concierge that functions similarly to other digital assistants.
  • 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 ($23 USD))
  • 24-hour self-parking ($30 CAD ($23 USD))
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

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


Three restaurants are available at Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver. Azure Lounge, which is only open for breakfast, serves a hot and cold breakfast buffet daily. Black Rice, a Japanese restaurant and bar, and Fanny Bay Oysters, an oyster bar, are also located on-site. Both Black Rice and Fanny Bay Oysters are independently owned and operated.
  • Azure Lounge open 7 to 11 a.m. daily
  • No room service offered

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian

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


At Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver, guests will find a 28-foot indoor pool. A Jacuzzi and sauna are also available within the pool area. And during the warmer months, visitors can relax on the attached outdoor terrace.
  • Pool open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Pool chairs and towels available
  • 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


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.
  • Fitness center open 24 hours a day
  • Complimentary loaner bicycles with helmets and bike locks available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Complimentary Hatha Yoga class offered weekly
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


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. The Conference Room 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

Number of meeting rooms2

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


Dogs are welcome at Hotel BLU & Residences Vancouver. Guests with pets are required to sign a pet waiver at check-in, and a daily $30 CAD ($23 USD) pet fee applies. Provided pet amenities include food and water bowls, pet beds and treats.
  • All pet-friendly accommodations are Terrace Deluxe Rooms
  • One dog is permitted in each room
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

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