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The Traisters tour 3 completely different hotels in Vancouver before deciding where to spend their 5-night getaway. Will they choose the secluded coastal island retreat, the modern hotel in the hippest ...

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Opus Hotel

Located smack in the center of Vancouver’s ultra-hip Yaletown neighborhood, the Opus Resort is a 5-star property with 96 rooms equipped with iPads and sleek modern furniture.

322 Davie St
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 5Z6

Shangri-La Hotel

This 5-star Asian-inspired luxury hotel has 119 rooms and is located in Vancouver’s tallest building.

1128 West Georgia St
Vancouver, B.C., V6E 0A8, Canada

Hastings House Hotel

Located on the secluded Salt Spring Island, the secluded 5-star tudor manor house has 18 rooms, an on-site brewery and breathtaking views. The Traisters took a seaplane to the island.

160 Upper Ganges Rd
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada

Salt Spring Brewery

Located at the Hastings House Hotel, the brewery features 6 different types of ales, using water from the spring. The Traisters were big fans of the Heather Ale.

270 Furness Rd
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 1Z7, Canada

See & Do
Vancouver Aquarium

Visit the Vancouver Aquarium – Canada’s largest aquarium -- to see the beluga whales.

845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada

See & Do
Granville Island

The Traisters pay a visit to Granville Island to pick up some fresh seafood. The island is a popular hangout among locals on the weekends.


The Traisters enjoy crab cakes, fresh oysters, tuna tartare, foie gras brulee, salmon and scallop sushi at Market by Jean Georges in the Shangri-La Hotel.

1115 Alberni St 3rd Floor
Vancouver, B.V. V6E 0A8 Canada

Cento Notti

The Traisters dine on fresh-caught halibut with ghocchi, preserved lemon and porcini mushrooms at the Opus Hotel’s restaurant.

350 Davie St
Vancouver, BC V6B 2G2, Canada


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