- Nestling in the midst of downtown life, the family-run Victorian Hotel in Vancouver rightly boasts its historical importance in the city's colorful past. This beautiful masterpiece of a building is only moments away from the theaters, pubs and specialty shops of this fascinating area, and is approximately 15 miles (24 km) from Vancouver International Airport. Guests have been welcomed at this friendly Vancouver hotel since it was built in 1898, and which can proudly claim to be the oldest guest house in Vancouver. Visitors will understand why it has been chosen to feature in many movies, with its decorative moldings, elegant period bathrooms and hardwood floors. Staff are delighted to tell you more about the hotel's fame and fortune, and invite you to make yourself at home in this splendid European-style hotel, which really is a jewel in Vancouver's Victorian crown.