Granville Entertainment Area

Granville Entertainment Area

A one-minute walk from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Granville Entertainment District is Vancouver’s most infamous strips for the nightlife scene. Vibrantly lit, Granville is enlivened with bars, nightclubs, pubs and theatres—perfect for twenty- and thirty-something night crawlers! By day, downtown Granville offers an interesting shopping experience with a mix of small shops and the Pacific Centre shopping mall along the way; an eclectic mix of street performers; and a delicious array of restaurants and street food.
Yaletown

Yaletown

A five-minute walk from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse district comprised of restaurants, boutiques, services, and cafes—ideal for socialites and yuppies (young urban professionals). With giant brick-laden sidewalks and an urban back-alley setting, Yaletown offers a distinctive experience to wander, shop or lounge at one of the many outdoor patios by day. And dine in stylish restaurants and bars, glam up for an evening of cocktails, and mingle in Yaletown’s buzzing social scene by night.
Gastown

Gastown

A 15-minute walk / 5-minute cab ride from Moda Hotel Vancouver
The birthplace of Vancouver, Gastown is a historic area in downtown Vancouver with souvenir shops, galleries selling First Nations art; and a hotbed of the local fashion and design industry. It is the home of the famous tourist attraction: the Gastown Steam Clock. By night, Gastown is Vancouver’s most becoming dining and drinking nightlife district full of restaurants and outdoor patios, bars, and pubs—with some of the best cocktails and craft beer spots in town.
Robson Street

Robson Street

A five-minute walk from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Located in the heart of the city, Robson Street is Vancouver’s Rodeo Drive North. Lined with big-name fashion stores, Robson Street is Vancouver’s most bustling shopping strip. Pacific Centre, downtown’s largest shopping centre, also runs along Robson. It’s a shopoholics paradise!
Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery

A 7-minute walk from Moda Hotel Vancouver
The Vancouver Art Gallery is the most distinguished arts and cultural institution in downtown Vancouver. Known throughout the world for innovative and original exhibits, the Art Gallery houses a permanent collection of more than 10,000 artworks; the world’s most significant collection of paintings by Emily Carr; and a series of thought-provoking exhibitions. Daily museum tours are free with admission.
Davie and Denman

Davie and Denman

A 5-minute walk to Davie from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Fabulous and flavourful, the West End of downtown Vancouver is most well-known for its large gay and lesbian population. Davie and Denman are two densely populated streets with an array of gay bars and night clubs, small shops and international cuisine. Hit up Davie for a fun, fresh night out to experience the vibrant gay nightlife scene and Denman for some of Vancouver’s finest sushi and dessert spots!
English Bay

English Bay

A 30-minute walk / 8-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
English Bay is a popular beach on the southeast side of downtown Vancouver. Enjoy a stroll along the beach, a sunbath or swim and watch the sunset from this beautiful beach spot. In July and August, hundreds of thousands of people gather at English Bay to watch the Celebration of Lights.
Stanley Park and the Seawall

Stanley Park and the Seawall

A 30-minute walk / 8-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
World renown as one of the greatest urban parks of the world, Stanley Park is symbolic of Vancouver’s downtown and is beloved by all Vancouverites. It is a spectacular oasis of old-growth wilderness encircled by an 8 KM seawall with a variety of recreational facilities, including the Vancouver Aquarium, a pitch and putt golf course, tennis courts, outdoor summer theatre, rose gardens, and restaurants. Walking or riding the Seawall promenade is a must do for any Vancouver visitors!
Chinatown

Chinatown

A 20-minute walk from Moda Hotel Vancouver
With over 100 years of history, Vancouver’s Chinatown is characterized by the spectacular streetscape with unique lamp posts and heritage buildings. Shop for an imaginative array of affordable goods and gifts. Savour Chinese gourmet foods at the fresh market or restaurants. Obtain personal consultations and Chinese herbs at the bountiful herbal stores, and take photos in front of century-old buildings and new Chinatown landmarks. Unlike other Chinatown’s across the globe, our gentrifying Chinatown is undergoing a vibrant renewal with restaurants and bars popping up.
Granville Island

Granville Island

An 8-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Nestled under the Granville Street Bridge, Granville Island was formerly an industrial area renewed to a vibrant complex full of festivals, recreation, shopping, and culture. Peruse the infamous Granville Island Market; watch the street performers or a live theatre performance; take the family to the kid’s market, or dine and dance the night away in one of the many bistros and restaurants. Recreational activities available: afternoon tours, boat rentals, sports activities, and a children’s water park.
West 4th and Kitslano

West 4th and Kitslano

A 11-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Kitslano is a neighbourhood in the West End with an environmentally-conscious and active community where yoga studios, organic markets and cafes run rampant. It is the home of urban granolas, yuppies, young families and many UBC students. We recommend shopping along West 4th for one-of-a-kind specialty, lifestyle and outdoor stores; and taking in some sunshine at Kits Beach, a local favourite beach in Vancouver with beach bods and bronzed volleyball players.
Commercial Drive

Commercial Drive

An 11-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Commercial Drive (known by locals as “The Drive”) is a strip with an eclectic array of vintage, bohemian, and independent boutiques; tapa bars, restaurants and Italian coffee shops and gelato. Catch a free hug during the annual Commercial Street Festival or join Vancouver’s soccer community—who congregate in bars along the strip—during big games.
River Rock Casino and Richmond Centre

River Rock Casino and Richmond Centre

A 25 -35-minute skytrain or drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Experience Asian Culture! With signage in both English and Chinese, Richmond is Vancouver’s Asian town full of asian malls and shops, loads of bubble tea shops and ethnic cuisine. Most notably, enjoy Western Canada’s largest casino resort, Riverrock Casino, and one of Vancouver’s largest shopping centre’s Richmond Centre. Both have stops running along the skytrain, Canada Line.
Science World

Science World (Telus World of Science)

A 20-minute walk / 7-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Science World is a kid-friendly science museum with hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations and the OMNIMAX® Theatre. This is a must-do for curious adults and families with children.
Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain

A 22-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Escape to the snowy slopes of this beautiful mountain. Once there, you can attempt the famous local “Grouse Grind” hiking trail, or for those of you who want a more leisurely method of getting to the top - take the Skyride. In the summertime, enjoy the World Famous Lumberjack Show, the Refuge for Endangered Wildlife, Birds in Motion Demonstrations and a multitude of nature trails. In the winter, there is skiing, a skating rink, snowshoe trails and much more. At anytime, there are the wonderful and stunning views from this rugged mountain peak.
Capilano Suspension Bridge

Capilano Suspension Bridge

A 16-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
This infamous renowned suspension bridge, built in 1889, is suspended 450 feet across and 230 feet above the Capilano River. Once over, walk through the magnificent evergreens, down the serene nature trails and to the award-winning Treetops Adventure attraction. Enjoy the experience of a West Coast forest.
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

A 22-minute walk / 5-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Built in the mid-1980s, Dr. Sun Yet-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first authentic classical Chinese garden in North America. Created in the Ming Dynasty style, this garden offers all visitors a wonderful cultural experience. For those who want to experience, peace, tranquility and a feast for the senses, this is a worthy excursion.
Harbour Cruises

Harbour Cruises

A 9-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Sightseeing, dining and special event cruises by Vancouver’s best. This sailing experience offers unparalleled panoramic views of the city skyline, the surrounding Coastal Mountain range and many of the area’s most famous landmarks. Vancouver’s only narrated tour of the inner harbour and the popular Sunset Dinner Cruise.
H.R. Macmillan Space Centre

H.R. Macmillan Space Centre

A 10-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
The Virtual Voyages full-motion simulator, Groundstation Canada demonstration theatre and Cosmic Courtyard hands-on exhibit gallery are just a sample of the happenings here. The Planetarium runs multimedia shows on space and astronomy beamed onto a 20-metre dome.
Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium

A 13-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
Attractions Canada voted it the province’s top international tourist stop for its 60,000 plus strange and beautiful animals, including moray eels, sharks, sea lions, seals, and otters. The daily whale shows and shark dives are well worth the trip. Open 365 days / year. Located in Stanley Park.
VanDusen Botanical Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden

A 13-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
This beautiful 55 acre botanical garden is a must see! A vast collection of plant species from around the globe - spring rhododendron, laburnum walks, ornamental cherry trees, water lilies, etc. - in a serene setting. While there, keep an eye out for the magnificent array of bird species which frequent the garden.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Orpheum Theatre

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Orpheum Theatre

Kitty corner to Moda Hotel Vancouver
Known as one of the top cultural destinations in Vancouver, the VSO features high-quality performances of classical and popular music. With the mission to enrich the quality of life and bring prestige to this wonderful city, it’s no wonder this venue has been a local attraction since 1919.
Rogers Arena

Rogers Arena

A 15-minute walk / 5-minute drive from Moda Hotel Vancouver
The official home of our Vancouver Canucks, Rogers Arena is an 18,000-seat arena hosting performances for sporting events, world famous music artists, the Stars on Ice series, and more. Check out events listings to see if there is an event during your visit!
Commodore Ballroom

Commodore Ballroom

A 2-minute walk from Moda Hotel Vancouver
With one of the best sound systems in Vancouver, the Commodore is a renowned music venue, dance floor and nightclub hosting live bands and world famous DJs.
Clubzone Vancouver

Clubzone Vancouver

A nightlife guide to events in Vancouver.
City of Vancouver

City of Vancouver

Voted numerous times as one of the most sustainable cities in the world, learn about community events or what’s going on in the City of Vancouver.