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Welcome to
Fairmont Waterfront

We respect the trust you place in us each time you choose to stay with Fairmont Waterfront. Welcoming, safeguarding and taking care of others is at the very heart of what we do and who we are. 

As always, your wellbeing is our top priority. So your experience at Fairmont Waterfront may be a bit different than you’re accustomed – including physical distancing; mandatory screening for all guests and employees, which may include a temperature check; and face coverings mandated for all guests and employees in all indoor public spaces. 

To learn more about the extensive measures we are taking along each step of the guest journey, visit
For hours of operation, please check the individual Dining and Activities pages or our COVID-19 Safety FAQ.
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have partnered with top experts to implement new standards of safety and enhanced operational protocols and procedures which are among the most stringent in the hospitality industry.


Whether for work, rest… or play, our rooms will surround you with contemporary elegance and classic detailing. Make yourself at home in a relaxed west coast setting.

How to Get Here

Check-in 3:00 pm -
Check-out 12:00 noon.
  • Take the first exit that shows Vancouver Downtown. At the end of the the Arthur Laing Bridge, follow along Granville Street for approximately 60 blocks. Continue over the Granville Street Bridge into downtown Vancouver. Proceed into the left lane and turn left on Davie Street until you reach Burrard Street. Turn right on Burrard Street. At the foot of Burrard Street, turn right at Cordova Street. Proceed one block down Cordova Street then turn left onto Howe Street. Howe street becomes Canada Place, which brings you to the front of the hotel, turn left into our driveway.

  • Travel North on Hwy I-5 from Seattle across the border.

    The I-5 will turn into Hwy 99. Follow Hwy 99 North until it becomes Oak Street. Continue on Oak Street, approximately 70 blocks to Broadway. Turn left at W Broadway and follow Broadway, approximately 10 blocks to Burrard Street. Turn right on Burrard Street and follow Burrard Street to the very end (approximately 16 blocks, including crossing Burrard Street Bridge). Turn right onto Canada Place. The hotel will be on your right-hand side.
  • Travelling distance from the Tsawwassen ferry terminal to hotel is 37 kilometers (23 miles) and is approximately a 1 hour drive.  

    From the Ferry terminal, follow Hwy 17 North, (only road from the ferry terminal). 
    Take Hwy 17 until it merges into Hwy 99 North. Proceed North along Hwy 99.  (Hwy 99 becomes Oak Street after crossing the Oak Street Bridge.) 

    Crossing over the Oak Street Bridge, continue North on Oak Street to Broadway.  Turn Left onto Broadway. 
    Follow along Broadway until you come to Burrard St., then turn Right onto Burrard.  

    You will head North on Burrard, crossing the Burrard St. Bridge. Follow Burrard St. until you reach the end. 
    At the end of Burrard you will come to a three way stop. Turn right at the three way stop. This street is called Canada Place Way. We are located at the end of the block on your right hand side at 900 Canada Place.  
  • Travelling distance from Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal to hotel is 23 kilometers (14.3 miles) and approximately a 40 minute drive.  

    When exiting the ferry stay on the main road to Highway 99 south. 

    You will now want to take the Taylor Way/ Vancouver exit (Exit 13) to your right. 

    At the traffic lights turn right and down the hill to Marine Drive. 

    Turn left at the traffic lights, towards Lions Gate Bridge / Vancouver (Stay on the right lane). 

    Once you are over the bridge, you will be on the Stanley Park Causeway which turns into Georgia Street. Follow Georgia Street for about 3 traffic lights (Stay in the left lane).  

    Turn left at the traffic light onto to Pender Street. Stay on Pender Street until you reach Burrard Street.
    Turn left onto Burrard Street until you reach the end.   

    Turn right at the traffic light to Canada Place Way. We are located at the end of the block on your right hand side. 
  • The Harbour Air and Kenmore Air float plane terminal in Vancouver is located across the street and just along the Seawall; approximately a five minute walk from Fairmont Waterfront. Turn left outside the hotel entrance, and cross over the road towards the Convention Centre. Proceed left past the West Convention Centre (Large Glass Building). Turn right along the far side of the Building (By the Olympic Cauldron). The Float Plane Terminal is located at the far end and is reached via stairs or elevator.  Alternatively, taxis are also available.
  • Travelling between Downtown Vancouver and Downtown Victoria has never been easier than with Helijet. The Helijet terminal is located less than 1km from Fairmont Waterfront, and is accessible via taxi or Helijet's complimentary shuttle service.  Loyalty club members who are guests of Fairmont Empress and/or Fairmont Waterfront are eligible to receive a 15% discount on Helijet flights. Members will need to quote their ALL Accor Live Limitless membership number, as well as their hotel confirmation number when booking flights. For questions or assistance, please contact our Front Desk team.

    If you are arriving via BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal, you will automatically join Highway 17 as you drive off the ferry. Stay on Highway 17 for approximately 33km until you reach Downtown Victoria. Highway 17 will turn into Blanchard Street, which will turn into Belleville Street. Turn right onto Government Street and you will arrive at Fairmont Empress.

Guest Services

Our dedicated team is waiting to offer assistance so you experience the best of Vancouver and our community. We think you’ll find our amenities, unbeatable views and central location a perfect mix. It’s one of the reasons why Fairmont Waterfront is consistently recognized as one of Vancouver's top hotels in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards.
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  • Express Check-Out
  • Family Travel
  • Gift Shops
  • Health Club


Take advantage of all this world-class city has to offer with one of Fairmont Waterfront's special Vancouver vacation packages and waterfront hotel offers.

Health Club

Our health club overlooks Stanley Park and the North Shore Mountains. The 50ft rooftop pool is heated year round with inspiring mountain and water views. 

The fitness centre and rooftop pool will be open daily from 6:00am to 10:00pm at reduced capacity for your safety. Due to physical distancing measures, reservations are required for all hotel guests wishing to use the pool area. Reservations can be made at Front Desk upon arrival or through Royal Service (dial 0) at any time during your stay.

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From seasonally inspired menus to dining experiences that will satisfy any craving, see what our chefs are preparing just for you.


Whether you require an intimate executive meeting, or a large conference, we offer 24,000 square feet of elegant event space, custom menus, Sustainable Meeting offerings, picturesque surroundings, and carefully appointed touches.

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Sustainable Responsibility

  • Roof top garden one of Vancouver's first green roofs.
  • 250,000 honey bees call our roof home.
  • Our seafood is 100% Ocean Wise certified.
  • We're on the path to Zero Waste certification.
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