Auberge Vancouver

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Cruise Ship Passengers’ Ultimate List of Things to Do in Vancouver


Hot time; summer in the city: Vancouver is in the thick of cruise ship season with an anticipated 895,000 cruise passengers from 241 vessel visits this year! If you’re taking an Alaskan cruise out of Vancouver this summer, have a relaxing pre or post cruise stay at The Auberge Vancouver, a quiet boutique hotel at the Terminal City Tower, conveniently located just a short block away from the cruise ship terminal at Canada Place.

Thinking about exploring the city prior to or after your cruise? Here are the top quintessential picks from our concierge team for must see, do, try and buy whether you’re here for a couple of days, a single day or just a few hours: just inquire with our friendly and knowledgeable Front Desk staff and they would be happy to map out a tailor made tour to suit your schedule and needs.

It’s the Year of the Horse, of Course!

What do Rembrandt, Ella Fitzgerald, Genghis Khan, Harrison Ford, Oprah Winfrey and Sir Paul McCartney all have in common? These celebrities were all born in the Year of the Horse. Here are some notable characteristics of those born in this year: these individuals have a desire to seek the limelight, they are cheerful, benevolent, energetic and intelligent, but are also impatient, hot blooded about everything other than their daily work and rarely listen to advice!