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Vancouver History: The Hotel Georgia

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning it was announced that the Rosewood Hotel Georgia will officially open its doors on Saturday May 7th 2011, exactly 84 years to the day that the hotel first opened its doors in 1927. While it has been under construction and major renovations for the last few years, it was still an icon during […]

Times Square Suites in the West End

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have been a resident of Vancouver’s West End for the last five years and it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that I found out about a hotel on the corner of Denman and Robson. Discretely advertised yet prominently located, Time Square Suites caters to extended stays with all the comforts of home. Photo […]

The Apron at The Westin Wall Centre Richmond

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this month John and I met Executive Chef Hamid Salimian behind the scenes at the Westin Whistler. He recently invited us to check out his restaurant, The Apron, located in the Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport in Richmond (just off Sea Island Way). I didn’t know what to expect (or how to get there) […]

Magnolia Hotel in Victoria

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month Keira and I were guests of the Magnolia Hotel in Victoria, which was my first stay a hotel right in the city’s inner harbour. After driving from Nanaimo along a snowy Malahat Highway we were greeted at the curb with a smile and promptly checked into our room. The lobby was warm with […]

Westin Whistler Getaway Giveaway

Comments 486 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago John and I were the guests of the Westin in Whistler. This was our first time staying at the Westin but it came highly recommended by my sister. Located at the base of the mountain and directly connected to the village, the Westin’s location and cozy snow-capped lodge feeling provided an […]