When flying in and out of YVR, it’s easy and convenient to stay at a hotel close to the airport. Choose from budget to luxury options with our guide to the best hotels near Vancouver Airport.
About Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is Canada’s second-busiest airport, behind Toronto Pearson International. Daily flights from Vancouver fly to numerous destinations in Asia, Europe, Oceania, Mexico, the United States, and across Canada. The airport is a hub for Air Canada and WestJet and a base for Air Transat. International airlines like Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, KLM, and Qantas all fly to Vancouver.
Getting to and from Vancouver Airport
YVR is well-served with lots of affordable and convenient ways to get around upon landing in Vancouver. Passengers can use public transportation (bus or train), shuttles, car rentals, taxi, or private drivers to get to their Vancouver accommodation. Note that popular rideshares like Uber and Lyft do not currently operate in Vancouver. Looking for the most convenient and affordable way to get into Vancouver from the airport? The Canada Line on Vancouver’s SkyTrain light rail rapid transit system serves passengers travelling to and from downtown Vancouver and YVR. It costs $9 one-way from Vancouver Airport to downtown. For schedules, maps, and other fares, check out the SkyTrain website.
Need a place to stay that’s not too far from YVR? Whether you’re looking for something clean and convenient to fit your budget or want to live it up in luxury, keep reading for the best hotels near Vancouver International Airport.
Best Luxury Hotels near Vancouver Airport
Fairmont Vancouver Airport
Best for: Luxury stays and layovers in Vancouver
Rates from: C$254
Hotels on Sea Island, the location of Vancouver’s airport, are not common. In fact, there’s only one! The Fairmont Vancouver Airport is located above the U.S. terminal and it’s the only hotel located within the airport.
Layover passengers and tourists alike will enjoy a self-indulgent stay at this AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel and spa. Firstly, you can forget about airplane noise; the rooms are soundproof for a restful sleep. But don’t worry, you’ll get a stunning view of the runway from the floor-to-ceiling windows. All rooms feature HDTVs, pillow-top beds, minibars, bathrobes, and opulent bath products. For those on a longer stay, getting to and from the city centre is quick on the Canada Line SkyTrain. Alternatively, rent a car and use Vancouver Airport parking (C$43.75 per night for valet parking).
The Fairmont Vancouver Airport took the top spot for Best Airport Hotel in North America at The Skytrax World Airport Awards in 2019. By the way, this is five years in a row for them.
River Rock Casino Resort
Best for: Entertainment
Rates from: C$250
When you’re looking for a luxury resort with all the bells and whistles near Vancouver airport, River Rock ticks all the boxes. Resort suites offer Euro-top cashmere king beds, 300-thread count sheets, and down duvets. For visitors with money to burn, the Presidential Suite is a 2,800-square-foot apartment with a wrap-around deck offering spectacular views of the marina, mountains, Fraser River, and the airport runway.
You’ll be spoiled with the on-site amenities, too. A saltwater pool, hot tub, spa, and a fitness centre are just a few hot spots. High rollers will lose track of time in the casino hall, which has more than 1,000 slot machines and a dedicated poker room.
Best Mid-Range Hotels near Vancouver Airport
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
Best for: Classic comfort
Rates from: C$250
Sheraton is a name you can trust to deliver a high standard of accommodation and service. The Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel is located near YVR in Richmond, a short drive from the airport.
At the Sheraton Vancouver, you’ll enjoy all the comforts of a mid-range airport hotel. Sheraton Signature beds, free WiFi, stylish decor, an ensuite with a bathtub, and a balcony to take in the sea breeze. Hotel amenities include a pool, hot tub, restaurant, Starbucks, and a free airport shuttle.
Days Inn by Wyndham Vancouver Airport Hotel
Best for: Affordable hotel with free breakfast near YVR
Rates from: C$209
Vancouver hotels close to the airport such as Days Inn by Wyndham Vancouver Hotel offer fantastic value for money. This multi-story hotel offers guests a pleasant stay and all the perks for one low cost. If you’re flying out of YVR, this hotel is a great option for early morning departures so you can get the most rest possible before flying.
With amenities like free breakfast, airport shuttle, park and fly, fitness room, and an on-site restaurant, this affordable hotel is just what you’ll need before or after a long-haul flight.
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
Best for: Classic style in an affordable luxury setting
Rates from: C$217
The Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport is a real head-turner. You’ll be dazzled and delighted upon arriving at the mirrored-glass exterior of this 200-room hotel. Once inside the lobby, you’ll be welcomed by a warm, classic decor and a staircase worthy of the Titanic before checking into one of the luxurious guest rooms. The Radisson offers a plethora of excellent amenities that will make your stay a treat. Take a dip in the indoor pool or relax in the hot tub before kicking back with a drink at the bar, and dinner in the restaurant.
You’ll find great rates for this hotel and all Vancouver Airport hotels by using Skyscanner hotel search engines.
Sandman Signature Vancouver Airport Hotel & Resort
Best for: Families
Rates from: C$187
Another hotel close to YVR is The Sandman Signature Vancouver Airport Hotel & Resort.
There are some great amenities at this hotel to enjoy. If you’re travelling with kids, they’ll love the indoor heated pool, seasonal outdoor pool, and water slide! Steve Nash Sports Club is next door and the on-site restaurant, CHOP Steakhouse & Bar, serves excellent gourmet meals if you’re looking to indulge and treat yourself. For a relaxing drink or casual meal, the Shark Club Bar & Grill. Lastly, there’s a Denny’s onsite too!
The Sandman Hotel Group has a lower-priced sister hotel, the Sandman Vancouver Hotel Airport, 550 metres down the road, for those who don’t mind a simpler hotel. Both hotels are minutes from the airport.
Best Budget Hotels near Vancouver Airport
Accent Inns Vancouver Airport
Best for: Kitchenettes
Rates from: C$134
A quick 10-minute drive from the YVR arrival terminal and a 15-minute Skytrain ride to downtown Vancouver is Accent Inns Vancouver Airport.
When you’ve just arrived on an international flight and you need to get over jet lag fast, this Vancouver Airport hotel has comfy beds and hot showers to help you get the rest you’ll need. Once you’ve rested a bit and you’re feeling human again, take advantage of the free WiFi, free local calls, free newspapers, and if you’re going back to the airport for another flight, a free shuttle.
Quality Hotel Airport South
Best for: Budget travellers
Rates from: C$109
For a cheaper hotel near Vancouver Airport, the Quality Hotel Airport South is six kilometres away on Westminster Highway. This one’s a low-budget hotel, therefore, accommodation is basic but comfortable.
Rooms provide a 42-inch plasma TV, free WiFi, coffeemaker, and a marble-top desk with ergonomic chairs, making this an ideal hotel option for business travellers. On top of all the amenities, this hotel loves to give their guests freebies! There’s free breakfast, free parking, and even an airport shuttle.
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