The Sylvia Downtown Vancouver Hotel - side view towards English Bay





Welcome to The Sylvia Downtown Vancouver Hotel on English Bay

We are looking to compile as many stories about the Sylvia Hotel as we can. We would love to hear any tales or recollections you may have pertaining to the hotel. Ultimately we will be publishing many of these on our web page as a way to memorialize the storied past of this Vancouver landmark.  Celebrating more than 100 Years.

Click here to make your submissions to "Tales of a Century" and to receive periodic updates about what's going on at the Sylvia.


JANUARY 2015 Newsletter

DECEMBER 2014 Newsletter

NOVEMBER 2014 Newsletter

Mr. Got to Go Book Launch June 21st, 2014

MARCH 2014 Newsletter

 FEBRUARY 2014 Newsletter

JANUARY 2014 Newsletter

DECEMBER 2013 Newsletter

Sylvia’s Century:The Grande Dame of English Bay retains charm of bygone era By John Mackie, Vancouver Sun May 25, 2013


The Sylvia's History
The Sylvia Hotel was designed as an apartment building in 1912 for a Mr. Goldstein, and named in honour of his daughter Sylvia. Our beachside lounge was the first cocktail bar in Vancouver and opened in 1954.
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The Sylvia's Rooms Rates and Reservations Sylvia's Room - Restaurant on English Bay Rates and Reservation Form Map of Sylvia Hotel location on English Bay
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