Lifestyle & Parenting

10 Things We Love About: Fairmont Pacific Rim

March 4, 2010

The Vancouver room boom just moved up another notch. Herewith, the cool
things that have us considering long-term hotel living at the Fairmont
Pacific Rim

1. Stunning installation by UK artist Liam Gillick that spans 17 floors
of the buildings exterior with the phrase The clouds looked no nearer
than when I was lying on the street.

2. Marble-clad lobby lounge that serves up afternoon tea, cocktails and
raw seafood.

3. Live entertainment on a $225,000 hand-crafted white Fazioli piano
with 18 carat hinges.

4. Astonishing 180-foot origami light sculpture by Vancouvers Joseph Wu
that extends the length of Oru, the hotels Pan-Asian bistro.

5. Granville Island Florist outpost located within that means never
going without fresh roses.

6. Discovery Theatre, a private movie theatre with 18 plush leather
seats you can book for slumber parties. Just dont watch The Shining.

7. Expansive Willow Stream spa with womens steam room and lounge, and an
ocean-view terrace with and forthcoming Jacuzzis and meditation pods.

8. State-of-the-art 4,000 square foot gym with a studio for yoga and

9. Serene, spacious roomsmany with balconiesthat feature espresso makers
and 100 square foot spa bathrooms with embedded mirror televisions.

10. A sixth floor rooftop pool, inspired by the Bel Air in Los Angeles,
ready in time for spring.

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