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St. Regis Hotel Celebrates 100 Years

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The St. Regis Hotel has stood on the corner of Dunsmuir and Seymour for the last 100 years and to mark the milestone they would like to hear from visitors, guests, and anyone who has spent time at the hotel in the last century. 1915 – VPL #20021 Dominion Photo Co. The St. Regis Hotel […]

Revisiting Humboldt House Bed & Breakfast in Victoria

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Disclosure: Review — Our stay was compliments of WordCamp Victoria. They put me up since I was a speaker at the conference. A review was not expected or implied. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Two years ago John and I had our first Bed & Breakfast experience at Humboldt House in Victoria. The historic 1893 inn exceeded any expectations we had and we have yet to experience another bed and breakfast quite like it. We returned this past weekend as WordCamp Victoria put me up at Humboldt House for […]

Vancouver’s Waldorf Hotel is Closing

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Racing across my Twitter streams this afternoon was the news that the Waldorf Hotel in East Vancouver was closing its doors and soon a link to the official press release appeared: Rest In Peace @waldorfhotel. Thank you for an amazing 3 years as an arts and culture hub in our city — Vancouver Is […]

OPUS Hotel Celebrates New Year’s Eve

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The OPUS is Vancouver’s premiere boutique hotel and is a pillar of the Yaletown community. From its nightlife and cuisine, to perks for guests like discounts at local shops and in-room iPhones. Once again OPUS Bar is hosting one of the hottest New Year’s Eve celebrations in the city sponsored by Veuve Clicquot luxury champagnes. […]

Chefs Across the Water with Lee Parsons of the Wedgewood Hotel

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Disclosure: Review — Our meal was compliments of Hastings House and Salt Spring Island Tourism. This did not affect the outcome of this coverage and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Earlier this week locals along with ferry and floatplane travellers gathered at Hastings House on the beautiful gulf island known as Salt Spring. The second event in the Chefs Across the Water dining series featured the culinary creations of Chef Lee Parsons of Vancouver’s Wedgewood Hotel and Spa. Chef Parsons along with Sous Chef Nathan […]

Marriott Residence Inn Vancouver Gets a Makeover

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The Marriott Residence Inn in downtown Vancouver recently underwent a major design overhaul that lasted about 8 months. I’m asked often about hotel recommendations for downtown Vancouver so I was pleased to receive a tour of the remodeled property last month to preview the upgrades. Suited for extended stays (featuring full kitchens, laundry and grocery […]