All posts by Anney Ha

Vancouver Events ListingEat Vancouver 2015

Cinara Restaurant at the Victorian Hotel in Downtown Vancouver is featuring a great Culinary star in the of Eat Vancouver experience, taking place right here on April 29th, 2015.

Experience Eat Vancouver at Cinara, April 29th 2015

Nick Nutting, chef from ‘Wolf in the Fog’ is coming to Vancouver to cook with Lucais Syme at Cinara on April 29th, 2015 ”

Nick Nutting has a phenomenal restaurant called Wolf in the Fog and this is a great opportunity to experience great Culinary achievement during your stay at the Victorian Hotel in Downtown Vancouver and enjoy the food they create on Wednesday, April 29th, 2015.










The BMO Fun Run 2015

Vancouver Events ListingVictorian Hotel welcomes participants of the BMO Vancouver Marathon, May 3, 2015. The BMO Vancouver Marathon has now become a Canadian flagship event and is now proudly recognized as a “Forbes top 10 destination marathon”.

Victorian Hotel is directly on route for the 1/2 marathon run, and just 7 blocks from the Full Marathon Finish line at W Pender Street and Bute Street.

As the Half Marathoners will be running along West Pender Street and then turning onto Homer Street to run past the Victorian Hotel, we’re welcoming all the marathon runners participating in the BMO Vancouver Marathon this Sunday, May 3, 2015.

Victorian Hotel in Vancouver is Hosting BMO Marathoners

The Victorian Hotel is hosting many marathoners and their families this weekend, as it is ideally located 7 blocks from the main Finish Line at West Pender and Bute Street.

Bird’s-Eye View of the Race

Enjoy the view from the large guest room windows and cheer the marathoners as run by the Victorian Hotel in Downtown Vancouver.

This is an event designed for anyone who enjoys great exercise, getting outdoors  and seeing all of the beauty that Vancouver has to offer. Taking place on May 3rd, you are advantaged with a perfect seasonal display of the scenic city and beautiful weather that is not too warm or too cool. Whether you are an experienced “marathoner” or brand new to the experience, there is something that the BMO Fun Run will offer you.

Top Marathon Destination

It has been named a “Top 10 Marathon Destination” by Forbes. Vancouver’s very active citizens have been a main focus on the design of the city and thus, Vancouver is happy to offer a wonderful course for the 42.2 KM (26.2 Miles). You will find yourself running at seaside as you enjoy the famous “Vancouver Seawall”. Beautiful beaches will also be included in the backdrop, as well as many of the beautiful natural parks that flourish in the city. This is a Boston Marathon qualifier of course, so with the beautiful inspiration and support of Vancouver behind you, you will have the ability to make your goal.

BMO Half Marathon Option

If the full marathon is not your choice, you have the option of doing the “Half Marathon”. Though you will not be on the same course as the “Full Marathon”, you will be on track to see some of the very cool and diverse neighborhoods in downtown Vancouver. The beautiful glass infused Yaletwon to the historic area of Chinatown and all the way through the West End. The journey is filled with Landmarks and memorable pieces. Walk or run, this 21.1 KM adventure will take you around a beautiful segment of Vancouver.

Beautiful Route

The 8 KM run will offer you an equally beautiful route as you find yourself surrounded by the beautiful natural scenery that is Stanley Park, a landmark that adds to the beauty of Vancouver. With nature all around you will find it a beautiful transition into Coal Harbour where you will be near the bustling downtown finish line.

Kids Fun Run on May 2nd

If it is a day for the kids, they have you covered. Stanley Park will be host to the Kids Fun Run on May 2nd. The event supports our youth to get active, get moving and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Open to all kids with a flat rate of $25.00. Ages 5 – 12 are valid participants and will experience not only a wonderful, memorable day. But as well a free snack, a race shirt and bib. And make sure they hold onto the race bibs as at the end, they will be able to meet an elite athlete who will be happy to give out autographs. Make this May 2nd a day to remember for your family with the Kids Fun Run in Stanley Park.

New Relay Race Event for 2015

A new event has been added as of this year and is great for groups of friends, corporate clients or families. In teams of 2, 3 or 4, you will be dispersed amongst the city and end at the same finish line as all of the other Marathon runners. Taking the classic relay with a brand new twist, you will be timed with a chip inside the baton worn around waist. With a total of 42.2 KM to cover.

Free Canada Place Expo

And of course if you are going to enjoy the events, an important thing to take in will be the Expo. Being held at the stunning Canada Place, enjoy a wonderfully planned event on the water. Thursday through Saturday, the Expo is free to all participants. It is the hub of the runner engagement and the center of all things “BMO Marathon” So get up, get active and get outside to enjoy the spectacular event.

Vancouver’s Boutique Hotel Guide

Be sure to stay in the loop with the Victorian Hotel and the Vancouver’s Boutique Hotel Guide. Subscribe to our Twitter Feed and read our blog to get exclusive promotions from the Victorian Hotel.


  • Where: 1280 Homer Street, Vancouver BC
  • When: Now until March 30th
  • Time: 11am – 6pm (Monday – Saturday)

“80 prints and printings from Andy Warhol are on display now through March 30th at Yaletown’s Maison Al Warehouse located at 1280 Homer St.

Open Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 6pm.

This exhibit is the largest Andy Warhol collection ever displayed in Canada and is FREE of charge to view”.


Revolver Coffee: 325 CAMBIE STREET, GASTOWN
Vancouver GASTOWN Coffee Shops | Vancouver BC Boutique Hotel Guide |

While staying at the Victorian Hotel you may be wanting to discover Vancouver’s fabulous coffee bars. For delicious espresso coffee, just 3 blocks away from the Victorian Hotel, is a secret little coffee bar called REVOLVER.  Everyone definitely must visit REVOLVER.

GASTOWN Coffee Shops - Vancouver Hotel GuideRevolver will make you the best cup of coffee they can, Because you are the best.

Revolver Coffee is focussed on two key principles:
  1. Coffee and the experience that should go with it.
  2. All drinks are made fresh to order from a rotating menu of their favourite coffees from world class roasters around North America.

You can also buy fabulous and fresh beans to take home and brew yourself from various roasters such as:

  •  Vancouver BC Boutique Hotel Guide |THE BARN – BERLIN


I highly recommend you visit REVOLVER while staying at the Victorian Hotel.

Other recommended coffee stops to visit:

  • recommended Vancouver coffee stops to visitMink 863 West Hastings
  • Milano 36 Powell Street
  • Matchstick 213 E Georgia Street, Vancouver.
  • Artigiano 1101 W Pender Street, Vancouver

CHINESE NEW YEAR 2015 & the Vancouver Symphony Opera!

Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrate the Lunar New Year 2015 and the Year of the Ram in Vancouver BC with the Vancouver Symphony Opera.

  • Where: Orpheum Theatre
  • When: Saturday, February 28th
  • Tickets: 7pm

“A special concert celebrating the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Sheep”.

Happy Chinese New Year from Victorian Hotel!

 Victorian Hotel Vancouver BC