Skwachàys Lodge —

For the sweat lodge and smudge room

29/31 W. Pender St.,

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Owned and operated by the Vancouver Native Housing Society (and pronounced “skwatch–eyes”), this boutique hotel offers easy access to Gastown bars and eateries. The circa–1906 building, restored in a striking First Nations motif, includes a sweat lodge, smudge room and the Urban Aboriginal Fair Trade Gallery.