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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Riverport | Richmond! Only the best for you, our hotel offers a complimentary on-demand 24/hour airport shuttle (call for pick-up), free parking, a complimentary Express Start Hot Buffet Breakfast, free high-speed wireless and wired internet as well as complimentary local calls. Relax after a hard days work or go for a leisure swim in the pool. Dip in the hot tub or simply fit in a last minute workout in our fitness centre. Planning a meeting? Look no further. The property offers spacious and technology-friendly meeting rooms equipped for any size group. Our staff are warm, attentive, and ready to help your event run flawlessly. Our Executive Boardroom is perfect for small groups of up to 14 people while our Banquet Hall seats up to 90. You’ll love our location as we are conveniently located near several local attractions and business centres as well as to Vancouver and (YVR) Vancouver International Airport. Travellers enjoy staying at our hotel as they experience everything the Richmond and Vancouver area has to offer. Perfect for families or Business Travel in Metro Vancouver, we are just steps from the Richmond Ice Center, Watermania, and the Riverport Sports & Entertainment Complex. Numerous restaurants including two fabulous pubs and 19 movie theatres as well as, bowling are within walking distance. Nature lovers can tour the Vancouver Aquarium or explore the many parks in the area. Historic Steveston in Richmond and Gastown in Downtown Vancouver, just minutes from our Richmond hotel, offer visitors a glimpse into the past. Here for business? You’ll appreciate our proximity to Ironwood Business Park, Crestwood Corporate Center, Annacis Island, Tilbury Business Area and Richmond General Hospital. Designed with you in mind, our rooms come complete with a fridge, microwave and coffee/tea station. Looking for a little extra room? Then you’ll absolutely love our suites. Specialty rooms and Executive Suites to suit your needs – full kitchen; one and two bedroom suites (fully equipped apartment style), in-room Spa Suites, Junior Suites for the Executives, Kitchen Studio Kings, three fully ADA Accessible rooms and Standard King or Two Bedroom Queens rooms are also available. Stay connected with high-speed internet access and be efficient by using our media hubs allowing you to connect to the TV wirelessly via an HDMI plug-in or bluetooth (only available in our Executive Suites). Something for everyone – looking forward to having you!
Wineries & Wine Tours
Tobiano is situated in one of the most stunning, pristine and unaffected areas of the province. Capturing the essence of B.C.’s semi-arid desert climate, and panoramic vistas, here you will find some of the most remarkable landscape in the province. You will find yourself surrounded by hues of red soil, grey-green sagebrush and deep-blue lake. As you sense the sun on your face and quietly take in your surroundings you will experience nothing less than nature at its finest.Conveniently located 15 minutes outside of Kamloops – the fifth largest city, by population and economic prosperity in British Columbia, the master-planned community’s 18,000 acres are comprised of hiking trails, an award winning golf course and stunning views. You’ll find it all here at Tobiano. If you are searching for that perfect home, welcome to Tobiano, a place for everyone. Please note Tobiano is open for the 2018 golf season starting Saturday April 6th, 2018. See you on the tee.
We’re located in South East Kelowna, in the heart of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley. Spectacular lake views, an historic old vineyard and our new state-of-the-art LEED Certified winery make visiting Tantalus Vineyards a one-of-a-kind experience. Enjoy premium quality, single-vineyard wines in a stunning gallery-style tasting room, surrounded by works of art from some of Canada’s most highly-acclaimed artists. We’re open year round, please check our website for hours and directions. A small tasting fee of $4 for 4 wine samples, will be waived with your wine purchase.
Museums & Heritage Sites
The Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is a community museum that explores the human and natural heritage of the region from Sooke to Port Renfrew. The museum also operates the local visitor information centre for the region. We have both exhibits in the main museum building and around the grounds. In the Summer we are open 7 days a week. In the off season we are closed Mondays and most Stat holidays. We also usually are closed over Christmas and the first week of January. There is a touch screen system outside the main entrance for after hour accommodation inquiries and maps for pick-up after hours.The museum holds various special event during the year, has a gift shop with local arts & crafts, plus can do special meals for pre-booked tour groups.
Theatre & Performing Arts
Since 2001 The DAM has been the best kept entertainment secret in the Lower Mainland. Think of Saturday Night Live … with DINNER. Think of a rock concert … with DINNER. Think of a mind-blowing, 4-hour blend of politically incorrect, interactive LIVE musical comedy, an eight-piece LIVE show band and LIVE Vegas-worthy celebrity impersonations…with DINNER. Were different. Were the only one. We have way too much fun. We are the best entertainment value in town. You should join us!
Fishing, Sightseeing, Whale Watching
Fantasea Charters: Ultimate Victoria fishing charters and sightseeing tours on Vancouver Island. We offer a variety of services including party cruises, dinner cruises, fishing charters, whale watching, marine wildlife tours, stag and stagette cruises, and memorials. Cruise in comfort as you enjoy Victoria’s ultimate party boat.
The Okanagan Golf Club offers two 18-hole championship courses nestled amongst spectacular ponderosa pine forests and emerald greens: The Bear Course, designed by Nicklaus Designs and The Quail Course, designed by Les Furber. Kelowna is the perfect setting for any golfer with some of BCs best golf courses, fine dining, vibrant culture, unique shops, orchards and vineyards all in the sunny Okanagan valley. Home to Sarazen’s Restaurant and Patio, the GBC Golf Academy, and host to numerous weddings, tournaments, events and banquets throughout the season. Golf Course open April through October. Member GolfBC Group.
Established in 2009, Maverick Estate Winery is nestled against the western slope of the South Okanagan Valley in the picturesque “Golden Mile”. Our pursuit of excellence and originality has led to develop this unique vineyard site. We look forward to being our hosting in our new tasting room! Private tastings available on request.
Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing, Whale Watching
Coastal Bliss Adventures Ltd. is an Wilderness Adventure company, based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. We specialize in multi-day and day hiking, backpacking, kayaking and canoeing adventure tours. Our signature hiking tour is The West Coast Trail, located in “our backyard”.
Gallery 2 – the Grand Forks Art Gallery is Boundary Country’s public art gallery. Since 1984 the gallery has been a centre for contemporary visual arts and culture programming for locals and visitors alike. Gallery 2 is housed in the heritage 1910 courthouse building located right on Highway 3 at the west end of downtown Grand Forks. On the main floor, the gift shop showcases a carefully curated collection of regional crafts, the art rental gallery features a sample of local artworks available to rent, and the Heritage gallery provides a graphic overview of the history of the area. In the main galleries upstairs, engaging exhibitions will surprise and delight you and provoke conversation. Gallery 2 presents exhibits that place Grand Forks and the Boundary Region in the larger contemporary cultural context.
Robin Ridge Winery is located in the stunning Similkameen Valley. Our 100% estate organically grown fruit is crafted into small quantities of high quality wine through attention to detail from the organic vineyards to the cellar by owners Tim & Caroline Cottrill. Enjoy a tasting of our award-winning wines in our tasting room, and take in the Mountain view from our patio, which is the perfect picnic location or take your picnic into the vineyard and find a bench for your picnic excursion. We are conveniently located 1 km NE from downtown Keremeos on Middle Bench Road off of HWY 3A. We are open daily throughout the summer from 10:00-5:30
Winery features a westcoast inspired all locally sourced wood Tasting Room with spectacular vistas of the vineyard, pastoral farmland, the San Juan Islands and Mount Baker. While away the long summer sun for an afternoon on the picnic patio with a glass of wine and your favourite savoury snack. A word of caution though seating is limited, guests are not easily persuaded to give up their space!