Stay On Campus with Quintessential Vancouver Views

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a top-ranked research university, surrounded by forests and breathtaking ocean views that enhance this remarkable campus.

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Nitobe Memorial Garden

Gardens decorate the vicinity including the notable Nitobe Memorial Garden which is considered to be one of the top five Japanese Gardens located outside of Japan.

UBC Botanical Garden

This campus is also home to the UBC Botanical Garden, where you can explore plants from all over the world in this quiet place of beauty.

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Another incredible facility is the Beaty Biodiversity Museum which contains Canada's largest blue whale skeleton!

Vista Campus Mountains Ocean

UBC offers a series of affordable rooms and suites close to these attractions and by the water with incredible vista views.

All the Amenities You Need, Located Within 25 Minutes of Downtown

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a luxurious hotel experience or for a budget-friendly accommodation, you have the freedom to choose the suite that best suits your needs.

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Our rooms are great for singles, couples, families, and groups. Regardless of what suite or room you choose, our accommodation offers beautiful views of Vancouver with the convenience of being centrally located. Once you’re downtown, everything is easily within reach, which makes our suites a great stepping stone to explore the rest of Vancouver as B.C.’s natural wonders.

Located within 20 minutes of Vancouver's downtown core.
Close to public transportation and with a major bus exchange located on campus.
Accessible to the best that Vancouver has to offer, from the famous Stanley Park to historical, charming neighbourhoods like Gastown.
Visit some of Vancouver's best beach views in the bustling West End or Yaletown.

Visit One of the Most Beautiful Cities in the World

Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and it’s certainly among Canada’s most beautiful. Vancouver is known for its natural wonders and is a city surrounded by beautiful Canadian mountains and pines, gorgeous ocean fronts, idyllic harbours, coastal views, and bustling city life. Vancouver is a city that has it all!

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The place to come to work, rest, and play

Whether you are hosting or attending an event, guest speaking, or just visiting the wondrous and exhilarating city of Vancouver, staying at UBC provides you with everything you need to make your visit memorable and comfortable.

While there are many places to stay in Vancouver, UBC has everything you need covered for you in one convenient place. From suites, rooms, and hostels, there is something for every budget and taste.

For guests who may need a little more assistance, there are accessible suites specifically designed for ease of access for wheelchairs and other needs. Service animals are welcome in any of our accessible suites, which offer the same amenities, but are more accessible.

UBC building operations are also carbon neutral with heating and power provided by Biomass generation and Hydro Electricity, making them environmentally friendly. A perfect choice for any environmentally conscious visitor.

Planning your special event.

There are many services offered to ensure the smooth running of your event.

Meeting Planners, as well as Sales and Service Managers are available to make sure you haven’t missed anything, leading to the perfect event, with catering staff to ensure that your guest’s stomachs are filled up with culinary delights and are therefore ready to take on the day’s lectures, to budget-friendly luxury accommodations designed to suit even the most demanding of speakers. Everything is on hand and affordable to make your life easier.

Our fantastic meeting planners can assist with things like venue selection, ensuring your event is held in the most appropriate and stunning location, from mountainous backgrounds to coastal views to stimulate the mind or classroom and lecture hall settings such as the Allard Hall or Forest Sciences center.

They also help with exhibit management, making sure that everything is set up correctly and mapped out to help your guests find where they need to be in the Cecil Green Park House or the First Nations Longhouse. This includes the registration of guests and speakers, efficient, secure and speedy payment processing, conference kit and name badge preparation and delivery, web design, site development and hosting, as well as so much more.

Our dedicated team will assist you in the smooth running of your event, taking care of issues before you become aware of them. With fewer things to worry about, you can focus on your guests.

After your event, take in the sites and wonders in the surrounding areas. There is something for everyone, from the scenic Nitobe Memorial Gardens, the UBC Botanical Garden and the UBC Rose Garden, the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, or the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, to the various sports facilities located on campus, such as the ARC or Birdcoop and the aquatic centre.

Enjoy a walk along the coastline and take in the beauty and serenity at the sandy beaches such as Wreck Beach, Tower Beach, or the Spanish Banks Beach Park. Perfect for sitting and taking in a sunset, playing games with friends, or even taking a swim in the sea for the adventurous.

Head back to your private suite. Relax and unwind in one of the many stunning suites available to you for your stay, from the luxurious and affordable West Coast Suites to the accommodating and spacious Gage Suites – both of which can accommodate 2-4 people. The budget-friendly Pacific Spirit Hostel offers both single and double rooms.

For the food critic in the group, there is a wealth of culinary options – from cafes and various restaurants to bars on and off campus. Never have the same meal twice, and don’t worry about making a huge dent in your budget. Relax and take your tastebuds on a ride that they won’t forget while entertaining your VIPs in style.

There are also grocery stores close by, so if you are staying in one of the exquisite and affordable suites which have a fully equipped kitchen, you are able to prepare your own meals if you don’t feel like going out or you are worried about specific dietary requirements, or if you want to host a private meal to discuss business.

UBC offers the best place to stay in Vancouver with a variety of options open to fit and accommodate any budget. Easily access the wonders from gardens to historical towns, and see the history and diversity that makes Vancouver so remarkable.

Our Covid policies will also help to make sure that your event is safe and reduces the risk of exposure. So let us help and take care of your event, health and accommodation.