Area & Activities

Located at the centre of downtown Vancouver’s four cultural corners, the DOUGLAS immerses guests in the local vibe of Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown and Olympic Village. A desirable waterside location next to False Creek creates a balanced dialogue of nature and city. False Creek draws locals and visitors with walks and bike rides along the seawall or a paddle and sail along the coastline. The anchor hotel to the Vancouver Canucks, the DOUGLAS is the place to start your night of sporting fun at Rogers Arena or concert entertainment at BC Place Stadium, with a prime location within the hub of Parq Vancouver resort.


Hotel Activity Highlights

Elevated Gaming

Our 72,000 square-foot world class gaming facility features the latest advancements in gaming in a contemporary and natural light-infused environment, as well as private salons for patrons who enjoy a more discreet gaming experience.

Family and children's activities

1.9 km

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Phone: +1 604-666-6655

Enjoy Stand-Up Paddleboarding from Granville Island.

1.9 km

Explore Granville Island

Phone: +1 604-666-6655

Take the Aqua Bus from the DOUGLAS to Granville Island and Explore the Kid's Market and More.

0.1 km

Picnic in the Park

Enjoy a Waterfront Picnic in one of the Many Neighborhood Parks Surounding the DOUGLAS.

1.3 km

Science World

Science World at Telus World of Science is a Fun & Dynamic Science Centre with Interactive Exhibits.

Aquabus Ferry Service - False Creek

Local Area & Activities


Join the locals for a run or stroll along the seawall, taking in Vancouver’s water views and getting some fresh west coast breeze.

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Grouse Mountain

Feel alive as you experience the best of British Columbia and views that will take your breath away. Take a 2.9KM hike across mountainous terrain at the Grouse Grind or select from an array of adventurous activities highlighting the beautiful West Coast.

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Capilano Suspension Bridge

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a true west coast rainforest experience, with a thrilling suspension bridge hanging 230 feet above the rushing river below. Explore the nearby forests and Douglas fir trees at this family friendly attraction.

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More Local Area & Activities


From skiing to mountain biking, Whistler is the perfect place to explore your adventurous side. As one of North Americas largest ski resorts, Whistler offers a beautiful chalet-style pedestrian village great for a day outside of the city. Don’t miss the Peak to Peak Gondola ride for an unforgettable experience.
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Landsea Tours & Adventures

Landsea Tours & Adventures provides half-day and full-day excursions around Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Sea to Sky and North Shore.
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Granville Island Foodie Tours

Only a 10 minute drive away or easily accessible by bike or boat, discover local artistry and fresh produce at the Granville Island Public Market. Taste your way through Granville Island Public Market on a small-group, gourmet walking tour that's a great introduction to Vancouver food and wine.
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Kids Market at Granville Island

Explore the Kids Market located on Granville Island for an afternoon of indoor or outdoor play. Situated in a 100 year old factory, the Kids Market includes interactive areas and over 25 shops for toys, dress-up, games, books and more.
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The Aqua Bus

The Aquabus provides frequent, daily, passenger ferry service to all major destinations in False Creek.
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False Creek Ferries

Take a cruise through the scenic urban waters of False Creek, with False Creek's original ferry company.
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Science World at TELUS World of Science

Inspire young minds with interactive, hands-on science displays and films for kids from toddlers to early teens. Accessible from along the seawall, Science World is located inside a geodesic dome and includes an OMNIMAX Theater.
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Vancouver Aquarium

Canada’s largest aquarium and home to over 70,000 creatures, a visit to the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park will immerse you in the region’s marine life.
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Yaletown neighbourhood is sought after for its stylish atmosphere featuring alfresco dining and boutique shopping among brick sidewalks and friendly dog parks.

Local attractions

Stanley Park

4.3 km NW from hotel

Granville Island

1661 Duranleau Street

4.8 km SW from hotel

Vancouver Seawall

0.2 km NW from hotel

English Bay

3.9 km NW from hotel

Grouse Mountain

6400 Nancy Greene Way

14.2 km N from hotel


1.1 km NE from hotel

David Lam Park

1300 Pacific Boulevard

1 km from hotel

Fitness nearby

0.1 km

Soul Cycle

  • Fitness classes: Fee
  • Fitness services: Indoor Cycling

Spa nearby

3.8 km from hotel

The Hammam will cleanse your body in low mist & high intensity steam chambers, while stimulating your senses and imagination. This steam and body exfoliation treatment is part of the authentic traditions of the Middle East.

Appointment is required

Phone:+1 604-733-5151

Services, treatments and amenities

  • Facials
  • Massages
0.9 km from hotel

It’s not a guilty pleasure, sporadic indulgence, or ‘beauty treatment’. Just like your body, your skin needs regular workouts to stay healthy and look its best.

Appointment is required

Phone:+1 604-642-0200

Services, treatments and amenities

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Men's services
1 km from hotel

Spruce Body Lab is a locally-owned and operated spa in Vancouver’s historic Yaletown neighborhood. Spruce first opened its doors back in June of 2005, with the mission of catering to health and lifestyle enthusiasts in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

Appointment is required

Phone:+1 604-683-3220

Services, treatments and amenities

  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Waxing

Swimming nearby

1.5 km

Sunset Beach

1.8 km

English Bay Beach

2 km

Kitsilano Beach

Local sightseeing

Grand Tour

Stanley Park, Granville Island, Olympic Village

Cycle Vancouver

Phone: +1 604-618-8626

Vancouver Brewery Tour

Mt. Pleasant

Vancouver Brewery Tours

Phone: +1 604-318-2280

Vancouver Foodie Tour

Downtown Vancouver

World's Best Food Truck Tour

Phone: +1 877-804-9220

More activities

Biking trail (0.1 km) Boating (2 km) Hiking (10 km) Jogging/fitness trail (0.1 km) Kayaking (2 km) Mountain biking, trail (15 km) Sailing (2 km) Snow skiing (17 km) Snow skiing (15 km) Snow skiing (76 km) Tennis (1.2 km) Nature preserve, trail (10 km) Rock climbing (30 km)

Local partners

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