ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA
Owned by Delta Group, the legendary Hotel Georgia has undergone a full restoration and reopened in the summer of 2011 as Rosewood Hotel Georgia. First opened in 1927, the hotel came to be known as Vancouver’s most historic and elegant retreat. The Georgian Revival structure welcomed a who’s who of the entertainment world to British Columbia, including Elvis Presley, Nat “King” Cole, Katharine Hepburn and British royalty. The property now features 156 guest accommodations, Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, a fitness centre, indoor swimming pool, a chic entertainment lounge and a signature restaurant by renowned Chef David Hawksworth. A separate 48-story residential tower is slated to be completed in 2012.
Rosewood Hotel Georgia is ideally located at the heart of one of the world’s great cities. Stanley Park, the seawall and Vancouver’s finest restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, museums and theatres are all just moments away. Named “Top City of the Americas” in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards, Vancouver offers visitors both outstanding opportunities for outdoor adventure and the sophisticated amenities of a world-class city. The spectacular natural environment that surrounds Vancouver offers mountains, oceans, lakes, rivers and beaches in breathtaking abundance and beauty. An eclectic mix of urban and outdoor pursuits abounds to delight visitors of all ages and interests.
Rosewood Hotel Georgia is conveniently located in downtown Vancouver at the corner of Georgia and Howe Streets.
Airport: Vancouver International Airport (14.1 kms./8.5 miles, 20 mins.)
Transfer Details: Sedan and limousine airport transfers can be arranged through the concierge. The local rail system also runs direct from the airport to the city center.
Rosewood Hotel Georgia is ideally located for business and pleasure. Within walking distance, one can visit Stanley Park with its seawall promenade and aquarium or experience the dynamic atmosphere of Robson Street with its high fashion boutiques. Nearby Granville Island and Yaletown are both a delight to visit, while day trips to explore British Columbia’s North Shore Mountains, Sea to Sky Country or Sunshine Coast are easily arranged. The list of leisure pursuits is endless—from heli-skiing and snowboarding to sailing, surfing and whale watching.
• Stanley Park offering biking, outdoor pools, beaches, Native American totem pole displays, the Vancouver Aquarium & more
• Floatplane tours over Vancouver or to Victoria Island for whale-watching
• Vancouver Art Gallery, UBC Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver Maritime Museum
• Vancouver Lookout & Canada Place
• VanDusen Botanical Garden
• Grouse Mountain, offering breathtaking panoramic vistas reached by tram or foot
• Capilano Suspension Bridge
• Day trips to explore the North Shore Mountains, Fraser Valley, Sea to Sky Country or Sunshine Coast
• Golf at University Golf Club or Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club
Rooms & Suites
Rosewood Hotel Georgia provides discerning travelers with a level of stylish elegance equal to its landmark location. Designed with a residential atmosphere, the 156 rooms and suites layer modern sophistication against the historic backdrop of the restored hotel. The eminently comfortable accommodations are softly enrobed in a palette of light blues, ivory and chocolate and outfitted with sleek furnishings and spa-inspired bathrooms.
The hotel’s premier accommodations, the Lord Stanley Suite and the Rosewood Suite, both feature two bedrooms and a private rooftop terrace offering stunning city skyline views, plunge pool and private garden. The Rosewood Suite can also connect to an adjacent room to create a three-bedroom accommodation.
• Welcome amenity
• Twice-daily housekeeping service with nightly turndown
• Flat-screen television with HDTV satellite channels & Movies On Demand
• DVD/CD player & docking station
• Current magazines & complimentary newspaper
• In-room safe
• Refreshment centre
• Nespresso coffee maker
• 100% cotton oversized bath linens
• Italian Rivolta Carmignani bed linens
• Ohne luxury bath amenities from Lady Primrose
• Bathrobes & slippers
• Iron & ironing board
Services & Amenities
• Sense, A Rosewood Spa®
• Fitness Centre
• 52′ indoor saltwater lap pool
• Reflections outdoor lounge
• 1927 Lobby Lounge
• Prohibition lounge (opening Summer 2012)
• Private dining, banquet & meeting facilities
• Business Centre
• Concierge service
• 24-hour in-room dining
• Overnight laundry & dry cleaning service
• Complimentary overnight shoe shine
• High-speed WiFi
• Courtesy car service
• Valet parking
DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT
Hawksworth Restaurant In keeping with the refined atmosphere and unique character of the hotel, Vancouver’s premier chef, David Hawksworth, brings his classically grounded, ingredient-driven cooking style to his signature restaurant at Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Guests enjoy brilliantly conceived combinations and exquisite presentations as David continues his relentless drive for perfection.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Rosewood Hotel Georgia features 9,847 sq. ft. of indoor meeting and prefunction space as well as specialty suites with rooftop terraces, a garden courtyard and jazz lounge. From the hotel’s historic lobby, the meticulously restored grand staircase leads to unrivaled meeting and event space on the second floor. In the Ballroom, interior detailing and finishings such as cornices and moldings have been recreated with modern materials to showcase the fine craftsmanship original to the space. Three elegant rooms have also been reverentially restored and are complemented with natural light.
Spanish Ballroom Offering 2,673 sq. ft. (248.3 m2) of event space for events for up to 250 guests, the historic Spanish Ballroom is graced with minstrel balconies and opens to a Promenade offering ample prefunction space.
Boardroom Located at the top of the grand staircase, the Boardroom offers high-tech video conferencing capabilities.
Meeting Rooms The Tudor and Lancaster Rooms are ideal for small meetings, intimate private dinners and break-out sessions. Both can be divided into two rooms with a partition and both feature two-story windows that afford views of Georgia Street and the historic Vancouver Art Gallery.The Bowden Room, situated on the 2nd floor, provides an elegant option for social gatherings and meetings. The room is bathed in natural light afforded by floor-to-ceiling windows spanning the length of both sides of the room.
When the hotel first opened its doors in 1927, Vancouver was a young city and Hotel Georgia brought unheard of luxuries to Canada’s West Coast. And it wasn’t just the local social set that made the hotel the heart of Vancouver. Louis Armstrong, Ginger Rogers, Frank Sinatra, Laurence Olivier, the Rolling Stones and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales have all added to the mystique of this irreplaceable piece of Vancouver history.
With a dedication to both the past and future, Hotel Georgia has been returned to its former grandeur with the additional elegance of extensive amenities and the impeccable service of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. From painstaking restoration of Old World craftsmanship to the installation of the most luxurious furnishings and latest technology, Rosewood Hotel Georgia offers an unmatched combination of legacy and luxury — a return to the golden age of hotel travel.