Oceanside Hotel Vancouver
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This was a very short stay in Vancouver as we were moving the Vancouver Island the next day we hope to be returning for a longer stay next year when we will be taking a cruise to Alaska
... tree climbing, sawing and log rolling. They were skilled woodsman who played their part well in the half hour show.
From here we checked out a couple of short movies about some of the wildlife on the mountain before heading down and trying to see the wolves who weren't interested in coming out despite plenty of encouragement from Leisa and Grace. Apparently they don't respond to wolf whistles.
We then drove to the Granville markets ...
... thing though - English Bay is one of my favourite places. I really love looking out my window and seeing the water right in front of me. Even when it is raining... like right now, I'm sitting listening to the thunder in the distance, the sun is starting to set and it is kind of refreshing. Tell you another thing.. the sunsets here are bloody spectacular!
... of Kat's hospitality and we had enjoyed catching up with her even if it was only brief. We walked through Olympic square whilst devouring our ice creams and took in our final impressions of Whistler. We left the town around 5pm and started on our way home. We had planned to stop at Brandywine falls on the way home as we had to by pass this attraction on the way up in order to make our lunch date in time. We were so pleased we hadnt skipped the falls all together because ...
... the other tourists, and the bears were soon running in the opposite direction. I got to see a bear, granted, but it was still behind fences rather than in their natural habitat, so my yearning hasn’t been fed just yet.
We only had a short time up the mountain to enjoy the view before we were gathering up the noisy children and marching them off to Vancouver’s waterfront ready for a harbour cruise. Whilst taking numerous ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
This was a very convenient location closed to Stanley Park and other tourist spots easy walking distance to shops and restaurants
Customer Service was excellent rooms were very comfortable the underground car park was a bit cramped but we managed to park a large SUV I would recommend this hotel to anyone but if you are looking for 5 star with spa baths and brass fittings look somewhere else this is just a comfortable honest hotel
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