Carmana Plaza Hotel - Vancouver

1128 Alberni Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6E 4R6  show map
 3 stars
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Carmana Plaza Hotel - Vancouver

Wi-Fi
Parking

CAD 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The prestigious 3-star Carmana Plaza Hotel is set in a business area within a 20-minute walk of Granville Island. Offering accommodation in a 35-story building, Carmana Plaza Hotel has been hosting guests since 1999 and features minimalist architecture.

This property is positioned in the middle of Vancouver. The city center is 3 km away from the hotel.

There are shopping places, such as boutiques, a mall and a market nearby.

Waterfront Skytrain underground station is within 10 minutes' walking distance from the property. The hotel is approximately 10 minutes' drive away from Coal Harbour airport.

Rooms

Offering complimentary Wi-Fi, climate control, cable television, a safe and a work desk, individual guestrooms boast a standard interior. Some rooms at Carmana Plaza Hotel have a view over the sea. They are equipped with a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a cooktop.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House and Urban Fare are about 50 meters from the property.

Services

The hotel offers allergy-free rooms, an elevator and parking and such services as 24-hour front desk, laundry and dry cleaning.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at CAD 25 per day.

Number of floors:   35.  Number of rooms:   96.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate living room
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 15 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1128 Alberni Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6E 4R6

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City Center
  • Vancouver
    1.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Granville Skytrain Station
    2300 ft
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    2700 ft
  • Pacific Central Station
    1.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House (cuisine: American)
    400 ft
  • Coast Restaurant
    600 ft
Parks
  • Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
    2600 ft
Beaches
  • Sunset Beach
    3900 ft
  • English Bay Beach
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    96

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Rooms and availability

Carmana Plaza photos Room
Standard One-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Standard 1 Bedroom Suite (1 king bed) with Full Kitchen

Carmana Plaza photos Room
Standard One-Bedroom Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Storage space
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Wake up service
  • DVD player
Carmana Plaza photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Standard Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Carmana Plaza photos Room
Executive One-Bedroom Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Storage space
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Wake up service
  • DVD player
Carmana Plaza photos Room
Executive One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom

Carmana Plaza photos Room
Executive Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed and 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Living room
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Media:Wake up service

Carmana Plaza Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Sungold Entertainment Corp1000 ft

Popular areas

  • Christ Church Cathedral1000 ft

Shopping areas

Amusement

  • Caesars World Intl1000 ft
  • Ign Internet Global Network1400 ft
  • Circle Craft Christmas Market1700 ft
  • Commodore Lanes and Billiards2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Cea Working Holiday Ctr700 ft
  • Canadian Craft Museum1400 ft
  • Vancouver Art Gallery1400 ft
  • Roedde House Museum1700 ft
  • Barclay Heritage Square1700 ft
  • Federation of BC Writers1700 ft
  • Museum CO2000 ft

Parks

  • West End Community Ctr1700 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Vancouver Language College400 ft
  • Iti Information Tech Inst400 ft
  • Advanced Education Council700 ft
  • Asia Pacific Intl Graduate Sch1400 ft
  • Canadian College of English1400 ft
  • Canada Language Ctr1700 ft
  • Pattison College1700 ft

Business areas

Galleries

Medical care and Hospitals

  • CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver400 ft

Local attractions

  • Stanley Park5100 ft
    West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Sam Kee Building5200 ft
    8 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival1.0 mi
    Vanier Park, Vancouver
  • Granville Island1.1 mi
    1661 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden1.0 mi
    578 Carrall St., Vancouver

Near the hotel

  • Christ Church Cathedral1100 ft
    690 Burrard St., Vancouver
  • Bill Reid Gallery1400 ft
    639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
  • The West Side2000 ft
    Point Grey, Vancouver
  • BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum2500 ft
    777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • Vancouver Art Gallery1400 ft
    750 Hornby St., Vancouver
  • Marine Building2000 ft
    355 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Vancouver Downtown2800 ft
    Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada

Restaurants nearby

  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House400 ft

    Address: 777 Thurlow Street (at Robson)
    Phone: 604-669-1940

    79% likes this, based on 915 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

  • Ki100 ft

    Address: 310 - 1121 Alberni Street
    Phone: (604) 609-0600

    73% likes this, based on 54 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Kirin Mandarin Restaurant200 ft

    Address: 1166 Alberni St # 102
    Phone: (604) 682-8833

    57% likes this, based on 127 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum

  • Coast Restaurant600 ft

    Address: 1054 Alberni Street
    Phone: 604-685-5010

    82% likes this, based on 781 reviews
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 97

  • Urban Fare200 ft

    Address: Bute Str. 305

    71% likes this, based on 120 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    96

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedVancouverCarmana Plaza

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

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Carmana Plaza Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Carmana Plaza

Average guest rating

8.8out of 10
Superb
Based on 52 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
6.0
Service
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    10.0

    Location .... friendly, efficient staff. Elegant decor, clean. ... felt safe,and did I mention.... Location??? The fitness room was not that big, but had everything one needs for a good work out...solid machines as well. Bed and pillows where great, my room was on the 12th floor, view of sourrounding sky-scrapers added to the feel of city luxury. Free internet.... Construction site next door did not interfere with my stay, never even noticed it when in suite during 3 day stay.

    I was ok with using an actual key to the suite, but the lock to my suite was "sticky" and I had a bit of trouble with that. I did mention it to the concierge at the time of check -out and I am sure it got fixed. Also, maybe the walls could be wiped off better...there where noticable remnants of spills in the living area and the bathroom.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Location and size of room (apartment)

    Double bed (should have been a queen) and not too comfortable

  • Family with children
    10.0

    I was pleasantly surprised, the location was awesome, comfortable, clean, we loved it. The only thing was check in, you have to find a place to park, before you get parking.

  • Single
    10.0

    For the modest price of a hotel room I got an entire suite with living-room, bedroom, separate den for desk work and kitchen.

    Minor annoyance: Keys instead of cardkeys, necessity to lock the door upon leaving the room.

  • Couple
    8.2

    It was well laid out and the location was awesome. I was really impressed with the staff and the speed of the elevator. One of the biggest things I noticed was the speed of the internet, even on the 19th floor.

    the bed was not matching the decor. It was boxy and not comfortable at all. I could almost feel the springs in the bed.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    This hotel is in a great location for shopping & restaurants. Easy walking distance to coal harbour and many other points of interest.

  • Single
    10.0

    I liked the location close to the sea planes very quiet area and felt very secure the staff very helpful and polite

  • Single
    9.6

    The posiiton in Vancouver was excellent and as an apartment with a kitchen the availability of quality produce aros the road was most beneficial. Staff without fail greet you on every time you arrive or leave the premises nd are very helpful.

    The forst time having a corner room overlooking he demolition net door. Fortunately it was a week-end and I was not disturbed and the second time the room overlooked the street and was certainly of exceptional quality.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We found the hotel staff to be very friendly and very efficient. The Bell boys were especially helpful moving our baggage from and to our vehicle. Very helpful in providing additional information about directions in the city.

    I mentioned to our Bell boy a suggestion: Because the hotel is in the middle of a block and parking on the curb is sparse and challenging, (the hotel does not have a drive through off the street to their front door) I suggested that they improve the signage in the front close to the curb instructing and directing visitors to the parking access. The parking is underground but the entrance is behind the hotel and accessed via a back alley. We found it by applying some logic and entering the back lane hoping it would be there, which is was. Some visible notice needs to be (IMO) on the front entrance so that people arriving for the first time can find the hotel front entrance and the directions to the back entrance to their parking. I intend to write the hotel with this suggestion. Of course we now know so it wont be a problem for us next visit--and we do plan on staying there again. Thank you

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    They charged us extra to use the sofa bed in the room. I have never paid extra at any hotel to use a sofa bed that was in the room. I understand that you would pay extra to have a rollaway bed brought in but this was crazy. They actually lock the sofa bed.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Great hotel with all facilities. Stayed in 2 bed 2 bath apartment which was perfect for our family of 5. Paid extra for sofa bed which was really comfortable. Urban Fare supermarket opposite really lovely food.

    None.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Comfort level. It's like being home.

    Key cards for doors would have been better since I'm so used to them at other hotels

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Location was perfect, facilities were good and room service was responsive.

    I booked a room as family with a small child, but I was given an apartment with 3 double beds. When I complained, front desk gave me an option to get a crib for $15 a day. Well we stayed 7 days and for that price I could have bought a crib and still save some money. We ended up putting 2 beds together, so that our child was safe not to fall out of her bed. Room service then complained and I got a call saying I can't do that for security reasons. When I told them this way was more secure, front desk said they had to talk to the manager. Luckily the manager had some common sence to agree with us. Overall our stay was good, but front desk should use their brain power sometimes, not just follow some algorithm, that is in their mannual.

  • Single
    8.2

    The genuine friendliness and efficiency to the gals at the front desk and the concierge boys. Very very nice and helpful people. Rather unheard of really.

    Depending on the floor-some of the beds have bed springs that are very uncomfortable.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Wonderful location - especially Urban Fare across the street, underground parking, spacious suites, well stocked kitchens.

    We have stayed at the Carmana Plaza several times - either individually or as a couple - and like the hotel very much. However, this time there was a definite dip in the middle our mattress which made for a very restless sleep for two people. Time for new mattresses, please.

How to reach hotel

hotel Carmana Plaza Hotel - Vancouver Vancouver location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1128 Alberni Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6E 4R6

Get directions
City Center
  • Vancouver
    1.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Granville Skytrain Station
    2300 ft
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    2700 ft
  • Pacific Central Station
    1.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House (cuisine: American)
    400 ft
  • Coast Restaurant
    600 ft
Parks
  • Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
    2600 ft
Beaches
  • Sunset Beach
    3900 ft
  • English Bay Beach
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    96

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedVancouverCarmana Plaza

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

Use Badge