Quality Hotel Downtown
1335 Howe St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1R7
Phone: (604) 682-0229
Fax: (604) 662-7566
1335 Howe St., Vancouver, BC, CA, V6Z 1R7
- Phone: (604) 682-0229
- Fax: (604) 662-7566
Once a warehouse area, this is now the city's newest shopping, high-tech and film industry district. Turn-of-the-century buildings that now house high-end furniture, home design and designer clothing retailers characterize the neighborhood, and it has become the favorite spot for film industry offices and shooting. Stick around and you might see a Hollywood star along the streets. Some of the city's best pubs and restaurants can also be found here. Great sips can be had at the Yaletown Brewing Co.
Enrich your experience of shopping for wedding rings by visiting the Era Design store on Homer Street. This shop has a range of awe-inspiring designer and vintage jewelry pieces in its inventory, which is bound to impress one and all. Still not satisfied with the collection? Then the expert designers in the shop will assist you in creating a special piece for any occasion. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
A staple of downtown Vancouver, El Kartel is a formative clothing boutique sourcing the frocks from all over the world. Find brands like Insight, Cheap Monday, Religion, Stussy, and more. Aside from the fashionable clothing, the store also features art work from local and international artists. Staying in tune with the hip art scene, local DJ's spin beats while patrons shop.
At Maiwa, be mesmerized by their range of handcrafted products ranging from ethnic Indian clothes to accessories like shawls and jewelry. The clothes and bed linen sold here are woven painstakingly using traditional methods, embroidered and hand printed by the artisans and craftsmen from India, before these are put it up for sale. These products add a distinctive style to both your space as well as wardrobe. Visit their website to know more about the making of the accessories.
The cigar has always been synonymous with taste and refinement. It has become a trendy accessory for fashion followers of Yaletown, Vancouver's high-end warehouse district. This company boasts a large selection of fine Cuban and non-Cuban cigars. Along with its chic location, it has stores in Whistler and other parts of downtown, and it recently set up an online ordering option. It stays open later on the weekends, so those who wish to savor a Cohiba or Montecristo late into the night can do so at their leisure. For more information check website or call toll free at +1888 942 4427.
Stop by this Granville Island gem and you'll see people looking dazed as they savor an aroma so sweet and sights so appetizing that they remain frozen in indecision. One of the city's best, this bakery creates breads, pastries and other goodies with the finest and freshest ingredients. You can pick up imported cheeses and other French delicacies as well. Tuck a baguette under your arm to take home for tonight's supper, or munch on a 'Pain au Chocolat' (chocolate-filled croissant).
Located right in the hub of Granville Island Public Market, Edible British Columbia is indeed a one stop shop, when it comes to gourmet food stuff. From chocolates to sauces and preserved fruits, this store has it all. Though not as high tech as some of the stores you may find in the ultra modern malls, this store does provide high quality products. A batch of friendly staff helps you with excellent recommendations and take you through a hoard of over hundreds of different food related products. Spacious with an old-world charm, this store definitely deserves a place in list of Vancouver must-visits.
Stop by this tiny bookstore if you're on Granville Island taking in the sensory experiences of the public market. It carries a good selection of gift books, cookbooks, fiction, cards and local guidebooks. The staff is always helpful and willing to suggest a good read from the eclectic selection of fiction, non-fiction, Canadian and other miscellaneous titles. Housed in the Net Loft building, this family-owned store is surrounded by dozens of other interesting shops and eateries.
Tom Lee Music will entertain you with all the music it possesses. A store filled with musical instruments, you will find everything from drums & percussion, acoustic pianos, computer music, orchestral strings and much more. You also have the option of shopping online. They also provide excellent music training at the Tom Lee Music Hall. For more information and details, check out the website.
Take a full day to explore this shopping and entertainment favorite, a destination on everyone's best-of list. The island is five minutes from Downtown and features the famous Emily Carr College of Art, the Backstage Lounge, the Kids Market and more. There is also a water park and sea kayak rental, canoes and other water sports. At the quiet end of the island, the large Granville Island Hotel awaits guests.
This massive public market has everything the quintessential village market-goer craves. It stimulates the senses with vibrant crowds, fragrances of fresh flowers and spices, and colorful fresh produce. Enjoy the vegetable and seafood selection at their farmers market shops like Granville Island Produce, Longliner Seafood or Four Season Farms. Indulge in the multicultural flavor at Duso's Italian Food, South China Seas Trading, or Roger's Chocolates. If you're hungry, stop at one of the many small eateries.
This modern and stylish furniture and home accessory store is fully stocked with highly coveted design items that are created by local artisans and designers. The artistically created inventory offers decorating luxuries for any home. You will find wedding and housewarming gifts, bedroom sets, textiles and light fixtures, as well as a variety of fine household finishes. Located in trendy Yaletown, it also carries designs from Europe and North America.