Found another great escape in the Pacific Northwest! Whether you need a getaway for just you, or with your sweetie or family, read on. I opted to go solo. After a long week of meetings and a never ending “To Do” list, I “checked out” of reality for 24 hrs, and “checked in” to the Four Seasons Vancouver.
Just a few hours drive north from Seattle, the views were scenic and the approach to Vancouver, B.C. spectacular. When you see the mountains meeting the sea, you’ve arrived.
Within 24 hours, you receive the Four Seasons “pink carpet” treatment. Here are some of the highlights.
Big Smile Welcome! Doors will be opened, luggage carried, and the check-in takes seconds. Four Seasons has a way of personalizing your stay, catering to needs and whims, while ensuring privacy is respected.
Comfortable Room: Guest rooms and luxury suites are spacious. My room had a king-size bed, fine linens, natural light and impressive city views. There was even a bowl of lemon, strawberry, and coffee macaroons on a bed of pink chocolate shavings!
Outdoor/Indoor Pool, Urban Oasis! While staying in the heart of the city, you can relax in an urban oasis – lounge in the chaise chairs on the rooftop garden, swim in the pool, or take an outdoor nap in a private cabana. Or you can get a workout at the fitness center.
Red Cedar Boutique Spa Suite: A MUST! Step into a private luxurious suite, and enjoy a soothing massage in the new treatment room, Red Cedar. Massages are tailored and there’s a selection of body oils including French lavender, grapefruit & bergamot, or mint. Before you leave, enjoy the artwork by Shingo Kido.
YEW: If you love seafood, you want to dine here! Try a variety of fresh Pacific Northwest seafood – salmon carpaccio, freshly shucked oysters, octopus salad, ceviche, or Qualicum Bay scallops. Located on the main level of the hotel, Yew is the name of a Canadian tree, and as you step into this restaurant, you can look up to ceilings reaching 40 ft. to the sky! There are many seating options – dine solo, with family, sit at the communal table, or choose to sit at the dining table encased in glass where rows of wine bottles surround you.
Blo: Need a quick hairstyling appointment? Easy! Check into the Blo Brow Dry Bar, located in the Hotel lobby, perfect for those on-the-go. You choose from a menu of hairstyles. I selected the Red Carpet look! Make an appointment, click here or call #1 (604) 609-5460.
So much to do! If you want to be more active, there’s plenty to do in Vancouver…shopping, nature walks, cycling trails and so much more. Click here to see our recommendations.
Book your Four Seasons Vancouver Getaway – click here! or call #1 (604) 689-9333
Green Tip: Shingo Kido, Public Relations Director at Four Seasons Vancouver shares that “This is the only major hotel in Canada with a , Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver also holds a five-star , the highest possible rating for hotels that exemplify environmental stewardship, and for sustainable seafood offerings. We offer a wide range of options and services to reduce the environmental impact of your event, while never compromising the service and cuisine for which Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is renowned.”
By: Patricia Stone, travel writer and consultant
Photo Credits: some photos provided by Four Seasons Vancouver
Acknowledgements: Global Adventuress thanks Four Seasons Vancouver for hosting an amazing stay! And thanks to DK Eyewitness Travel for providing the Canada book as a helpful planning resource with 920 photographs, 114 detailed maps and 45 illustrations.