Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel, whose restaurant, Botanist, is a perennial contender for Canada’s best restaurant and bar, and winner of the Michelin Guide Vancouver Exceptional Cocktails award, will once again play host to acclaimed dining establishments from around the world for multinight in-residence events throughout 2023.
The legendary head bartender at Fairmont Pacific Rim’s Botanist Bar draws on William Goldman’s classic romance The Princess Bride for one of his latest creations.
While some local bars are carving custom ice to up their game, others are infusing ice with creative flavours and ingredients. Welcome to the world of artisanal ice cubes.
From Vancouver to Montreal, these lofty perches are the perfect place to soak up the sun.
Exclusive, elegant, and appointed suites across the country to inspire your next vacation (or staycation).
Helmed by executive chef Hector Laguna, Botanist presents seasonal Pacific Northwestern ingredients with respect and sophistication.
Interconnected mini-exhibits and pop-ups celebrating contemporary Japanese architecture, design, and cuisine.
Open as of August 2016 and designed by Vancouver architect James K. M. Cheng—one of the godfathers of Vancouverism as an architectural style—the suites incorporate elements of contemporary European design (hello, merlot-hued Ico Parisi–inspired sofa) with localized touches.
Some weeks before the opening of the new Fairmont Pacific Rim, two people happened to be standing on the sidewalk, looking up at the façade. Wrapped around a corner of the downtown Vancouver skyscraper are letters forming a long sentence that’s repeated on floors five to 22 of the 48-storey structure: “lying on top of a building the clouds looked no nearer than when i was lying on the street.”