YWCA Hotel

Diwali, an illuminating festival celebrated in Vancouver

Vibrant colour, delicious food and energetic music and dance -- Metro Vancouver celebrates a cultural extravaganza this week: Diwali, the festival of...

Vancouver Coupland Tour

When you take a stroll through downtown, chances are you’re walking down a street, passing by a building or looking at a statue that Douglas Coupland...

French Pastries: From Paris to Macaroncouver

You’re in Vancouver, but craving a little taste of Paris. We can't promise that you will find something in Vancouver that comes close to the cold...

A new look for the YWCA Hotel

Though the floral décor at the YWCA Hotel was beloved by many, it was time our 155 rooms got an update! The new look is bright, clean and modern...

Kitchen wisdom at the YWCA Hotel

Stirring up home cooking and new friendships in YWCA Hotel’s communal kitchens. Every day around 6:00 pm, the YWCA Hotel’s kitchens come alive with...

Guest profile: Bill Bird

Every week since 1999, William (Bill) Bird, Chairman and CEO of Medallion Resources, travels from Victoria to Vancouver on business. While there are...