St. Regis Hotel
In operation since 1913, the hotel underwent a sleek $11-million refurb in 2009 with a wash of cool greens and greys.
What we loved Taking the stairs in lieu of the elevator to scope out the modern artwork on the way down, like Linda Murphy’s bright-toned abstract.
If you only have one night Head through the doorway that connects the lobby to Gotham Steakhouse, with mahogany panelling and a grand spiral staircase that reflects the art deco exterior. Keep it classic with a bone-in rib steak.
Bonus Join a herd of Vancouver Whitecaps fans that frequents the property’s St. Regis Bar & Grill, minutes from the stadium district.604-681-1135, stregishotel.com