[ 溫哥華] Downtown 的香格里拉酒店

[ 溫哥華的香格里拉 ]

I’ve never spent a night in downtown Vancouver until then. We’ve thought about getting an apartment here from time to time but the prices are just outrageously high. So being homeless this time, we booked half of our stay in Vancouver in the Shangri-La hotel in Downtown Vancouver. It’s the tallest… (continue reading…)

要在溫哥華看到高樓大廈, 只有到市中心才看得到吧. 第一次回溫哥華可以住 downtown! 而且是在最高樓 Shangari-La Hotel 的… 下面樓層.  其實飯店房間佔那高樓只有 7-15層, 7 層以下都是公共設施, 15樓以上應該是住家吧. 在飯店外有個很格格不入的…


… 老 “河邊木屋"的裝置藝術. 不過說它很突兀, 但其實不盡然. 在這樣的玻璃和水泥的城市, 還是要有點不同的裝飾來讓它 balance 一下.

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… building in Vancouver. There’s actually not a lot of tall buildings here. But yah.. downtown Vancouver has one of the most breath-taking view of the world for a place filled by glass and concrete. Outside of the hotel, there’s an interesting decorative art featuring the older style of wooden houses that you see by rivers. It’s a bit out of time and space but it fits strangely well here.

 

The lobby of the hotel is in the basement.
Hotel check-in 的地方在地下室.

 

The hotel/residence ground floor lobby.
香格里拉飯店和15 樓以上的住家在一樓的大廳.

 

Local art outside of our hotel.
在 hotel 外擺飾的現代裝置藝術.

 

Our hotel room and the large balcony.
我和 J 的房間有個很大但對我們來說沒什麼用的陽台.

 

View of the street outside from our balcony.
從我們房間的大陽台看 Alberni Street

 

View of the hotel swimming pool and sun-tanning “bed" from our balcony.
從我們房間看樓下的戶外游泳池, 早上有時候還會看到有人在那椅子上做日光浴!

Shangri-La Hotel Downtown Vancouver
W: http://www.shangri-la.com/en/property/vancouver/shangrila
A: 1128 West Georgia Street, Vancouver.

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