Richmond (Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel photo)
Richmond offers a wide range of brand-name hotel accommodations, in addition to some quality B&Bs.
A major selling point is proximity to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) on Sea Island, and many of Richmond's hotels have the word "airport" in their names.
Visitors to Vancouver can save some money by staying in Richmond. It takes about 20 minutes to reach downtown Vancouver by car or bus from Richmond. The Canada Line rapid transit link also provides another option for getting to Vancouver, with seven stations located in Richmond.
There are more than 20 hotels in Richmond, suitable for different budgets, from business travelers to families. Hotels range in size from 30 to more than 400 rooms, and almost all offer free airport shuttles. Richmond has several comfortable B&Bs, scattered throughout the city.