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Via Rail Vancouver Island

Via Rail Vancouver Island
1 - 888 - 842 - 7245
336 Prideaux St.
V9R 2R4
British Columbia
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You take another sip from your thermos and look out onto the waters of the Strait of Georgia, shining bright emerald in the morning light. Then you prop your heels up on the footrest and admire the deeply green forests on the other side, the branches of mighty trees waving ‘hello’ as the train rolls past.

Remembering that you’ll soon be arriving in Nanaimo, you smile with anticipation at the afternoon of kayaking you have planned. Maybe you’ll even spot a bald eagle soaring in the distance...

Mild skies, green landscapes, easy travel time

The Victoria-Courtenay train makes a 4½-hour journey north along the Strait of Georgia from Victoria, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, to Courtenay. You’ll be amazed by the spectacular gorge and forested coastal islands that will appear in your window!

Day trippers and serious backpackers like to hop on and off the train to experience the charm of communities like Qualicum Beach or Chemainus, or strike off into the depths of the rain forest in Pacific Rim National Park and the West Coast Trail.

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Vancouver Hotels

Georgian Court

Discover the best of both worlds at the Georgian Court. Conveniently located in Vancouver’s downtown core, steps away from bustling Robson Street and across the street from GM Place events and BC Place events, this 180 room jewel provides deluxe hotel amenities, ample business tools and superb dining.

773 Beatty Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2M4

Toll Free: 1-(800)-663-1155
Fax: (604)-682-8830

Hampton Inn & Suites

Centrally located on prestigious Robson Street in the heart of Vancouver’s entertainment district; only steps away from some of the finest entertainment, dining and attractions including BC Place Stadium and GM Place – home of the Vancouver Canucks!

111 Robson Street,
Vancouver, BC V6B 2A8

Toll Free: 1-(877)-602-1008
Phone: (604)-602-1008
Fax: (604)-602-1007

Best Western Downtown Vancouver

Putting the best of Vancouver at your doorstep – fine dining, shopping and entertainment; surrounded by beautiful False Creek, close to the beach, a mini-ferry / auto ride will take you to the popular Granville Island with its colourful market and marina.
Best Western Downtown

718 Drake St,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W6

Toll Free: 1-(888)-669-9888
Phone: (604)-669-9888
Fax: (604)-669-3440

Holiday Inn North Vancouver

North Vancouver’s full-service landmark hotel, cradled beneath the majestic North Shore mountains; just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver and 90 minutes from Whistler; close to all major attractions, like Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain, North Shore mountain bike trails and Park Royal Mall.
Holiday Inn North Vancouver

700 Old Lillooet Road,
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Toll Free:1-(877)-985-3111
Phone: (604)-985-3111
Fax: (604)-985-0857

Viva Luxury Suites

Downtown Vancouver’s most comfortable extended stay apartment styled accommodation; suites are 786 to 4,000 sq ft and boast panoramic views, close to shopping, restaurants, nightlife and major tourist destinations including Yaletown; walk to the ocean, jog along the seawall or take a mini-ferry across to Granville Island.
Viva Luxury Suites

1311 Howe Street,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2P3

Toll Free: 1-(800)-375-2185
Phone: (604)-669-6686
Fax: (604)-669-3688

Landis Hotel and Suites

The only all furnished 2 bedroom apartment styled hotel in downtown Vancouver; suites are 800 to 1,000 sq ft, ideal for extended stays in the city; just minutes away from the city’s business & entertainment districts, best restaurants, shops and attractions including Granville Island and beautiful English Bay.
Landis Hotel and Suites

1200 Hornby Street,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1W2

Toll Free: 1-(877)-291-6111
Phone: (604)-682-5555
Fax: (604)-682-8830

Robson Suites Vancouver

Downtown Vancouver’s friendliest travel apartments – studio and one-bedroom suites; centrally located in the popular West End district placing you at the doorstep of shops, businesses, restaurants and attractions including world famous Stanley Park and Canada Place.
Robson Suites Vancouver

777 Bidwell Street,
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Toll Free: 1-(800)-404-1398
Phone: (604)-685-9777
Fax: (604)-685-9707

Grouse Inn and Suites

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Grouse Inn and Suites

1633 Capilano Road
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Phone: (604)-988-7101
Fax: (604)-988-7102

Victoria Hotels

Travelodge Victoria

Situated on the scenic Gorge Waterway, just 5 minutes from Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour; experience the charm, comfort and warmth of home; friendly staff, serene surroundings and spacious rooms create a welcoming atmosphere for families, business travellers and groups.
Travelodge Victoria Hotel

229 Gorge Road East
Victoria, BC V9A 1L1

Toll Free: 1-(800)-565-3777
Phone: (250)-388-6611
Fax: (250)-388-4153

Best Western Carlton Plaza

Located in the heart of beautiful and historical downtown Victoria; easy walking distance to many popular attractions (Chinatown, Antique Row and Government Street), parks & gardens, specialty shops and boutiques; just a short drive from world famous Butchart Gardens; family suites available.
Best Western Carlton Plaza Hotel

642 Johnson Street,
Victoria, BC V8W 1M6

Toll Free: 1-(800)-663-7241
Phone: (250)-388-5513

Days Inn Victoria

Perfectly located in downtown on Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour; close to restaurants, shopping, harbour-to-harbour seaplanes and attractions including the Parliament Buildings, Royal BC Museum and Convention Centre; across the street from Clipper and Coho Ferries Terminal; parks and beaches nearby.
Days Inn Victoria

427 Belleville Street,
Victoria, BC V8V 1X3

Toll Free: 1-(800)-665-3024
Phone: (250)-386-3451
Fax: (250)-386-6999


Dorchester Nanaimo Hotel

Overlooking Nanaimo’s Inner Harbour, this charming “heritage” boutique style hotel blends “old world class” with all the modern conveniences to make your stay a comfortable and memorable one! You will be 5 minutes from Departure Bay ferry terminal, 20 minutes from Duke Point terminal and across from Seaplane companies in Nanaimo’s Inner Harbour.
Dorchester Nanaimo

70 Church Street,
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5H4

Toll Free: 1-800-661-2449
Phone: (250)-754-6835
Fax: (250)-754-2638