Vancouver Attractions

Once you step out the front door of Auberge Vancouver, all the excitement and enchantment of downtown Vancouver await you. The restaurants, the nightlife, the entertainment, the shopping… everything you could ever wish for is only moments away.

Pacific Centre Mall

This nearby downtown Vancouver shopping mall is only two blocks away and offers over 150 shops including large department stores such as The Bay and Holt Renfrew.

Robson Street

Vancouver’s shopping district is located a few short blocks from Auberge Vancouver. This trendy street features designer shops such as Armani Exchange, Chanel, Fendi, Banana Republic, The Gap and Mexx, as well as numerous sidewalk cafes, restaurants and bars.


This historic district with its fine cobblestone streets and famous Gastown steam clock is where you’ll find the true origins of Vancouver. It is home to many of the city’s finest restaurants as well as art galleries, gift shops, antique stores, jazz halls and nightclubs.


Just a few minutes away, stylish Vancouverites have transformed this historic former warehouse district into a hip hood of artists’ lofts, boutiques, trendy dining, clubs and gastropubs.

Canada Place & Burrard Landing

This architectural landmark on Vancouver’s waterfront houses the World Trade Centre, Cruise Ship Terminal and the CN IMAX Theatre. At Burrard Landing, you’ll find restaurants, cafes, the 2010 Olympic torch and the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Stanley Park

One of Canada’s largest urban parks, covering 1,000 acres, the park is home to the Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver’s Sea Wall, numerous hiking trails and walking paths, plus cycling routes, tennis courts and Native North American Totem Poles.

Vancouver Aquarium

Canada’s largest aquarium and an award-winning attraction. Beluga whales, dolphins, sea otters, seal, sharks, plus a rainforest exhibit. Allow two hours to fully explore this treasure of Stanley Park.


Bustling Chinatown lies just east of the hotel. Enjoy a delicious dim sum lunch and shopping or visit the world-renowned Dr Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Gardens.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Gardens

The jewel of Chinatown and a short cab ride from Auberge Vancouver, Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Gardens is a traditional Chinese garden offering year-round guided tours and art exhibitions.

Granville Island

Funky Granville Island is a pedestrian’s paradise and houses an array of performance theatres, artists’ studios, craft shops, restaurants and Vancouver’s large public market.

Grouse Mountain

30 minutes by car from downtown Vancouver, this year-round sightseeing destination showcases Vancouver’s extraordinary beauty from its skyride tram. Downhill skiing, snowshoeing and sleigh rides are popular throughout the winter, but summer activities also abound.

Museum of Vancouver

Learn about Vancouver’s past with a visit to the city museum.

Science World at Telus World of Science

Fun for the whole family! This interactive science centre features fabulous exhibits and activities, including The Kid’s Space Gallery and the Alcan Omnimax Theatre in the world’s largest big screen dome.

Vancouver Art Gallery

Once home to the Vancouver Courthouse, this spectacular heritage site features exhibits of both contemporary and historic art, and houses a collection of paintings by renowned BC artist Emily Carr.

Van Dusen Botanical Garden

This large and beautiful garden located in the heart of Vancouver is home to over 7,500 plant specimens from all over the world, featured amidst natural woodland settings and tranquil lakes. An Elizabethan maze is a family favorite, while an international sculpture collection appeals to the art lover in all of us.