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Shop Til You Drop Along The Canada Line In Vancouver

Whether you’re a visitor to Vancouver trying to determine the quickest way to get downtown from the airport or you merely want a convenient mode of transportation to go shopping, taking the Canada Line alleviates the stress of driving, avoids all the traffic congestion and looking for a place to park, especially around the city centre.

Let’s Order in from The Lions Pub

While downtown Vancouver has the full range of culinary options ranging from family-style large chains to fine dining in the immediate vicinity of The Auberge Hotel, there’s hidden gem located at the rear of the building: The Lions Pub boasts modern pub fare served in a lively, convivial atmosphere. The menu runs the gamut from traditional British comfort food to a wide range of sandwiches, burgers and salads. Of course there’s beer on tap as well as a huge selection of craft beer, too!

Holiday HoHoHo in Downtown Vancouver

Both visitors and locals alike would agree that Vancouver is visually picture postcard perfect, especially when it boasts mountains and an ocean nearby for a handy backdrop, but this world class cosmopolitan city in the Pacific Northwest is absolutely captivating when she’s all glammed up for the holidays.

Walkin’ Around Coal Harbour, Vancouver

What’s the #1 New Year’s Resolution on most everyone’s list? Without a doubt, it would have to be keeping or getting fit, fitter and fittest. And what better way to kick start the year than to go for a walk especially when your route takes you by some of the most fascinating public art pieces in the downtown area, conveniently located near The Auberge Hotel, so lace up your running shoes and just do it!

Holiday Light Show Extravaganza in Vancouver

If you take a stroll around downtown Vancouver, it’s hard not to notice that the buildings are bedecked in twinkling lights and swags of decorations festoon the light standards: holiday mode is definitely in full swing! A plethora of Yuletide atmosphere in the downtown area kick starts a festive mood starting with Auberge Vancouver’s elegant tree in the lobby. Ready to see some really impressive Christmas trees that are in close proximity? Here are our top picks:

Spring Has Sprung In Vancouver

Every year, once the bite of winter eases, something truly breathtaking materializes: the blossoming of 40,000 cherry trees spread across metro Vancouver in parks, city streets and even whole neighbourhoods. With spring just around the corner, the city will be showcasing this spectacular burst of frothy, pink blossoms which signal renewal and a new beginning. Spring has truly sprung!