How to Get Here

Transit

If you’re arriving from Vancouver International Airport (YVR), it’s easy to get to the Sandman Vancouver City Centre using transit. Take the Canada Line Skytrain and get off at the Vancouver City Centre Station. Head southeast on West Georgia Street toward Granville Street. Follow West Georgia Street for 5 blocks and the Sandman will be on your right.

The trip will take approximately 30 minutes, with a 6 minute walk from the Vancouver City Centre Station to the Sandman.

The adult one-way fare from YVR to Vancouver City Centre is $9.10. Fares around the city of Vancouver are $2.85 for a one-zone ticket. You can also purchase a Compass card if you plan on using transit during your stay in Vancouver.

Driving

Directions from YVR – Drive 14.3 km, 30 min

  • Head northwest on Grant McConachie Way E (54 m)
  • Keep right to stay on Grant McConachie Way E (1.3 km)
  • Continue straight to stay on Grant McConachie Way E (1.7 km)
  • Keep left to stay on Grant McConachie Way E (1.3 km)
  • Continue onto Arthur Laing Bridge/Marine Dr SW (170 m)
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Marine Drive E and merge onto SW Marine Dr (1.7 km)
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Cambie St (6.3 km)
  • Keep left to stay on Cambie St (900 m)
  • Continue onto Cambie St Bridge/Smithe St (450 m)
  • Turn right onto Cambie St (350 m)
  • Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto W Georgia St/BC-1A/BC-99A S (22m)
  • The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre will be on your right.

Directions from Abbotsford – Drive 70.5 km, 59 min

  • Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 W to E 1st Ave in Vancouver (58.7 km)
  • Take exit 27 for First Ave (220 m)
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward E 1st Ave (30 m)
  • Use any lane to turn left onto E 1st Ave (7 km)
  • Turn right onto Clark Dr (800 m)
  • Turn left onto Venables St (400 m)
  • Continue onto Prior St (0 km)
  • Continue onto Dunsmuir St (2 km)
  • Turn left onto Cambie St (180 m)
  • Turn left onto W Georgia St/BC-1A/BC-99A S (22m)
  • The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre will be on your right.

Parking

There is underground parking available at the Sandman Vancouver City Centre at a rate of $23.00/day (with in and out privileges). Parking at the hotel may be limited – there is a large EasyPark lot across the street at the corner of West Georgia Street and Cambie Street. Click here for rate information.

Accommodations

We have negotiated reduced rates at the Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre. Please contact the hotel directly to book your accommodations and mention the “CCSL – Canadian Conference on Student Leadership 2017 Room Block” to benefit from the reduced rate. The room blocks will be held until November 1st, 2017 and are valid for travel dates between November 21, 2017 and November 27, 2017.

Please make sure to book your accommodations early to ensure you receive these reduced rates and be sure to ask for an accessible room should you need it.

Please contact info@theccsl.org for more information.

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre
180 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 4P4
To make a reservation, please call 1-800-SANDMAN (726-3626) or email reservations@sandman.ca.

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre offers:

  • Downtown location, only steps to Rogers Arena, BC Place Stadium, the Vancouver Playhouse, Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Tinseltown Cinemas
  • 303 comfortable guest rooms
  • Fiber-Optic Internet
  • On-site Moxie’s Classic Grill
  • Shark Club Bar & Grill
  • Complimentary Fitness Centre
  • Indoor Pool & Jacuzzi
  • Meeting & Banquet facilities
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout Hotel
  • Complimentary In-room coffee & tea
  • Gated parking with in and out privileges ($23.00 plus tax – subject to change)

Student Rates (Quote block #955656 when calling to book):
Standard Two Doubles (double occupancy) – $119/day
Standard Two Queens (double occupancy) – $129/day

Staff Rates (Quote block #955662 when calling to book):
Standard Two Doubles (double occupancy) – $119/day
Standard Two Queens (double occupancy) – $129/day
Standard Queen – $109/day
Corporate King – $129/day

The fine print:

  • Rates are in Canadian dollars
  • Rates are net, non-commissionable
  • Rates are per room, per night
  • Rates are based on single/double occupancy
  • Rates do not include taxes – 10% hotel room tax, 5% GST, and 2.5% Destination Marketing Fee
  • Taxes are subject to change without notice

Flights

WestJet Airlines is offering 10% off the base fare* for travel into or out of Vancouver to anywhere WestJet flies in North America. To take advantage of this offer on travel from November 15th to December 5th, you’ll need the discount codes listed below. For details on how to complete a booking with these discount codes, please visit westjet.com/convention-discount. Please use the Promo and Coupon code if booking with a Travel Agent.

  • Coupon code (web coupon no.): 1J0RKA2
  • For Travel Agent Web use only Promo code: YVR02