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Things to do in Downtown Vancouver

Welcome to beautiful Vancouver, where the mountains meet the sea and when the sun shines, it’s the best place to be on Earth. Just for you, we have compiled a Top Ten Things To Do list that every visitor to Vancouver should experience, as well as a synopsis of the city’s best eateries, shops and nightlife destinations.

With a few simple clicks, you can reserve your Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown Vancouver room or suite online and begin planning an awesome itinerary for your upcoming visit to Vancouver. We look forward to seeing you!

Our Location

At the intersection of Robson Street and Beatty Street, Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver is a minute or two by foot from BC Place Stadium, home of the BC Lions, the city’s biggest touring musical acts and exciting trade and convention shows. With easy access to the SkyTrain at Stadium Station and the Cambie Street Bridge, and within walking distance to the Plaza of Nations, Rogers Arena, Queen Elizabeth Theatre and great food, shopping and entertainment on Robson and Granville Streets, our hotel offers amazing hotel rooms and suites at an incredible downtown location. We are a few minutes from the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal, the Vancouver Convention Centre and Stanley Park

Shop

From complete wardrobe overhauls to finding just one or two pieces to perfect your look, you’ll find it all within walking distance from our hotel. High-end department stores including Holt Renfrew and Nordstrom are right at home in Vancouver, as are chic boutique shops and popular retail chains. Head out onto Robson Street for outdoor shopping or escape a rainy day indoors at Pacific Centre Mall. Feel free to ask our knowledgeable front desk staff for a nudge in the right direction if you’re looking for a specific style.

Eat + Drink

Never go hungry in Vancouver. From food trucks to fancy fine dining, this city is proud of its international reputation in the culinary arts world. Onsite dining options include Bogart’s Bar and Sciué, with more amazing options within walking distance from our hotel.

Nightlife

Live music venues throughout downtown bring the best of today’s music scene to town. Experience your favourite band at the stylish art deco music hall, The Commodore Ballroom, or other popular venues including The Vogue Theatre and The Orpheum. Most of the city’s nightclubs are located in the pedestrian-only zone along Granville Street. A complete guide to downtown’s live music and entertainment scene is here.