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Looking out over the Olympic Torch and the Sea Wall, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is the spot to stay (and party) in downtown Van City. Get pampered at the Willow Stream Spa or head out for a bike ride around nearby Stanley Park on their complimentary BMW mountain bikes. Not only are the rooms top notch (think TVs in the bathroom mirrors and sweeping, city-and-ocean views) and the spa treatments world-class, but the ground-floor lounge is one of Van’s downtown go-to spots for a classic cocktail. Kick off your night with some live music and a drink at the lobby bar, and some of the city’s finest sushi (no kidding) at their Raw Bar. 

For those extra-special occasions, book the Owner’s Suit. The private-elevator access and eight-foot-long Swarovski crystal chandelier punctuating the two stories and 2,250 square-feet of private luxury have a way of making one feel like a rock star, regardless of musical talent. 

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