Carmana Plaza Hotel - Vancouver

1128 Alberni Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6E 4R6  show map
 3 stars
  • Overview
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Carmana Plaza Hotel - Vancouver

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

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

Carmana Plaza is a 35-story hotel in Vancouver within short distance of Dr. Sun Yat, The Drive and Capilano Suspension Bridge. The contemporary hotel, built in 1999, is renowned for its minimalist architecture.

Located in a business area with restaurants and cafés, guests will see why Carmana Plaza Hotel is admired by many tourists. The city center lies within 3 km from the venue.

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

The hotel stands within a 10-minute stroll of Waterfront Skytrain subway station and within a 10-minute walking distance of Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art train station. 5 minutes by car from Coal Harbour airport.

Rooms

There are 120 individual rooms at Carmana Plaza Hotel feature climate control, a safe, free wireless internet, cable TV and a work desk. Some rooms at Carmana Plaza Hotel have a view over the sea. Decorated in standard design, the rooms offer en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and bathrobes as well as a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a cooktop for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at the steakhouse Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House, which is about 150 meters away.

Services

Hotel services include laundry, dry cleaning and 24-hour front desk maintained by multilingual staff.

Relax

Carmana Plaza Hotel offers fitness classes and a gym for guests to keep fit.

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:   120.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 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

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate living room
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting 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
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Free local telephone calls

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. 

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
    2.9 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Granville Skytrain Station
    700 m
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    800 m
  • Pacific Central Station
    2.3 km
  • Bus stop
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House (cuisine: American)
    110 m
  • Coast Restaurant
    160 m
Parks
  • Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
    770 m
Beaches
  • Sunset Beach
    1.2 km
  • English Bay Beach
    1.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedVancouverCarmana Plaza

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

Use Badge

Rooms and availability

Carmana Plaza Location

Legend
  • Current hotel
  • Hotels nearby
  • Other hotels
  • Airports
  • Underground stations
  • Train stations
  • Parks
  • Tourist attractions
  • Museums
  • Convention centers
  • Stadiums
  • Food and meals
  • General

Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

Route Planner
Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Sungold Entertainment Corp300 m

Popular areas

  • Christ Church Cathedral300 m

Shopping areas

  • Robson Street100 m

Amusement

  • Caesars World Intl300 m
  • Ign Internet Global Network400 m
  • Circle Craft Christmas Market500 m
  • Movieland Arcade600 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Roedde House Museum500 m

Museums

  • Cea Working Holiday Ctr200 m
  • Canadian Craft Museum400 m
  • Vancouver Art Gallery400 m
  • Barclay Heritage Square500 m
  • Roedde House Museum500 m
  • Museum CO500 m
  • Federation of BC Writers500 m

Parks

  • West End Community Ctr500 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Iti Information Tech Inst100 m
  • Vancouver Language College100 m
  • Advanced Education Council200 m
  • Asia Pacific Intl Graduate Sch400 m
  • Canadian College of English400 m
  • Canada Language Ctr500 m
  • Pattison College500 m

Business areas

  • Pacific Centre Mall Vancouver500 m

Galleries

  • Vancouver Art Gallery300 m
  • Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art400 m

Medical care and Hospitals

  • CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver100 m

College Campuses

  • Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver400 m
  • University of British Columbia - UBC Robson Square - Vancouver400 m

Local attractions

  • Stanley Park1.5 km
    West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Sam Kee Building1.6 km
    8 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival1.6 km
    Vanier Park, Vancouver
  • Granville Island1.7 km
    1661 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden1.6 km
    578 Carrall St., Vancouver

Near the hotel

  • Christ Church Cathedral320 m
    690 Burrard St., Vancouver
  • Bill Reid Gallery420 m
    639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
  • The West Side600 m
    Point Grey, Vancouver
  • BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum750 m
    777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • Vancouver Art Gallery410 m
    750 Hornby St., Vancouver
  • Marine Building600 m
    355 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Vancouver Downtown840 m
    Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanada

Restaurants nearby

  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House110 m

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

    79% likes this, based on 915 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 38

  • Ki20 m

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

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

  • Kirin Mandarin Restaurant60 m

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

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

  • Coast Restaurant160 m

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

    82% likes this, based on 781 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 19 - GBP 73

  • Urban Fare50 m

    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:
    120

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedVancouverCarmana Plaza

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

Use Badge

Hotels nearby
The Sutton Place
5 stars
0.3 km
Greenbrier Hotel
3 stars
0.4 km
St Regis
3 stars
0.7 km
Victorian Hotel
2 stars
1.0 km

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
    2.9 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Granville Skytrain Station
    700 m
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station
    800 m
  • Pacific Central Station
    2.3 km
  • Bus stop
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House (cuisine: American)
    110 m
  • Coast Restaurant
    160 m
Parks
  • Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
    770 m
Beaches
  • Sunset Beach
    1.2 km
  • English Bay Beach
    1.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedVancouverCarmana Plaza

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

Use Badge