10 expert reviews
“Vancouver’s only beachfront hotel conjures thoughts of a more genteel era, thanks to its Virginia Creeper–clad brick and terra-cotta walls and heritage building status.”
– Afar Magazine
"Lots of folks love the Sylvia, mostly for its fabulous location, and many are eager to recommend it, but pretty as the old girl is from the outside, inside she's a modest, plain-Jane sort of place." Full review
"Charming and blowsy, the Sylvia is the Blanche DuBois of hotels."
"Attractive old hotel overlooking English Bay, adjacent to Stanley Park. Surprising grandeur for the price, hence very popular, especially during the summer."
"This Virginia-creeper-covered 1912 heritage building is popular because of its affordable rates and its near-perfect location." Full review
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"Built in 1912, the ivy-covered Sylvia enjoys a prime location overlooking English Bay." Full review