Vancouver is what many would call a global city that beckons the world to its welcoming ports. It is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livability and quality of life. There are plenty of reasons to visit this iconic seaport and recently yet another occasion to journey here has taken the downtown area to new heights.
Right next to the BC Place Stadium, Parq Vancouver has arrived in style. Featuring two luxury hotels the JW Marriott and the DOUGLAS, an Autograph Collection Hotel.
They combine to provide guests access to Parq Vancouver’s wide range of amenities, including downtown’s only casino, eight diverse restaurants and lounges, a 30,000 square foot park with native trees located 6 floors above street level, a world class spa and a modern fitness studio.
The JW Marriot was designed by acclaimed Studio Munge. 329 exquisite guest rooms; including 44 suites, 3 luxury suites and a two-floor villa highlight the JW Marriot experience. This exceptional hotel also offers amenities that include a Spa by JW and a state-of-the art fitness studio. The Douglas is a beautiful balance of nature and the city.
Guests stroll the hotel and enjoy natural stone and wood elements that embellish the hallways opening to 188 rooms and suites. The Douglas offers many social spaces where guests can enjoy stimulating conversation or relax and read a book. The lobby bar and the 6th floor park marry to provide a memorable experience for all that visit.
The dining options are a creation the dynamic husband and wife restaurateur team of Elizabeth Blau and Chef Kim Canteenwalla. They are experts in their field and Parq Vancouver is a shinning example why they are at the top of their game.
Honey Salt open daily specializes in chef driven farm to table dishes sourced locally and regionally showing off the diversity of British Columbia. Guests feel right at home in a bright comfortable atmosphere.
Start the day with fresh Avocado Toast with Serrano chilies, pickled peppers, watermelon radish and green goodness juice or enjoy a BC Smoked Salmon Board, sliced & potted, bagel capers and a farm fresh egg. For lunch get a real taste for British Columbia and enjoy The Poke Bowl with BC albacore, green chili ponzu, avocado, cucumber, tobiko & black rice.
Their Organic King Salmon Steak with Dungeness crab stuffing, spring vegetables & charred lemon is a signature dish and a guest favorite. Honey Salt also features a quant and delicious afternoon tea that fits in flawlessly with its ambiance.
Victor is a classic steak house of international standards. With Chef Kim Canteenwalla’ s culinary expertise you can taste creativity in every bite. Elizabeth Blau’s signature style is seen in the décor of detailed thoughtfulness; tranquil green hues, whimsical décor, with pockets of easeful plush seating. “This is by far the greatest effort we have put into creating a collection of restaurants with exceptional dining and beverage options,” said Canteenwalla.
The menu is seasonally inspired featuring an array Pacific Northwest seafood and an unparallel selection of specialty steaks. From its 6th floor vantage point diners enjoy outstanding views of False Creek and the vibrant downtown district. The Victor is true fine dining serving premium libations, cutting edge cocktails, and a very extensive selection of champagnes and sparkling wines.
Parq Vancouver is new and vibrant. With is state-of-the-art gaming and opulence, Parq Vancouver will quickly become a destination for the world to enjoy.