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Versante Hotel Offers a Lavish Retreat in Greater Vancouver

Greater Vancouver’s newest luxury boutique hotel provides perfect setting for business and pleasure

Do you feel the need for a change of scenery? Then, with a stay at Richmond’s favorite luxury hotel, Versante Hotel, you can explore Greater Vancouver, a region beloved around the world for its stunning natural beauty, world-class dining and recreation, multicultural attractions, and much more. Ranked #1 on TripAdvisor, the boutique hotel provides a variety of packages and one-of-a-kind dining experiences, making a visit to this renowned metropolitan destination even more appealing. Guests will feel as if they have embarked on an international getaway with state-of-the-art amenities, sophisticated design features, and world-class dining at Club Versante’s Bruno and Cask Whisky Vault.

Versante, located in the city of Richmond – 20 minutes by car from Downtown Vancouver and just minutes from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) – has been meticulously designed, from cutting-edge technology to vibrantly colored interior design.

Versante Hotel has 100 guestrooms and suites, each with its own personality and decorated in one of five distinct themes (created by Vancouver-based CHIL Interior Design). The wall coverings, fabric selections, and furniture colors in each room were all customized to create an immersive experience. In addition to two luxury queens or one king-size bed, each room has contactless check-in/out, room entry, and lighting controls via the Versante App. The app also allows for contactless ordering and communication with the Versante customer service team. Mirror™ workout technology in select suites highlights sharp elements of modern style.

In most guestrooms and suites, spa-inspired bathrooms include a Dyson Supersonic hair dryer, a large rainforest shower with heated floor, and a freestanding soaker tub. The bath amenities are provided by Red Flower, a New York City brand whose acclaimed bath and beauty products are biodegradable, vegan, and cruelty-free. Other highlights include energy-efficient View Smart auto-tinting windows, floor-to-ceiling windows, pet-friendly spaces, and expansive mountain and river views.

Versante Suite ©Versante Hotel

Versante has just announced the opening of its opulent 2,275 sq ft Versante Suite. The highly anticipated two-bedroom suite, designed by CHIL Interior Design, includes a fully equipped kitchen and dining room, a walk-out balcony with sweeping mountain and city views, original commissioned artwork, and more. The 14th-floor Versante Suite is a collection of fine custom furnishings and thoughtfully curated artistry from around the world, providing a deluxe experience unlike any other. The Versante Suite’s master bedroom features a king-size leather platform bed and chaise lounge; an extravagant master ensuite bathroom with floor-to-ceiling calacatta marble, a double-sink vanity, and a freestanding soaker tub overlooking the city; and a show-stopping 100 sq ft walk-in closet with custom millwork and a backlit vanity. The second bedroom has custom wallcoverings with florals and koi fish embellishments, a separate bathroom with a rainforest shower, a seating area, and a large closet. The private den in the suite serves as an executive office or family room, with a dedicated workstation, soft seating, an armoire, and thought-provoking artwork.

Versante also has a 24-hour fitness center with Peloton bikes and Life Fitness cardio equipment; a tranquil rooftop terrace with saltwater pool and hot tub; 5,500 square feet of meeting and event space; and a variety of dining concepts, including Bruno and Cask Whisky Vault.

Cask Whisky Lounge ©Club Versante
Table at Bruno ©Club Versante

Bruno at Versante Hotel is anything but traditional, focusing on connection, sustainability, and high-impact dishes. Bruno takes each guest on a culinary journey that evolves with each dish, showcasing the best of British Columbia and serving elevated menu items that are directly influenced by the local farmers and artisans who supply their ingredients. Bruno has something for everyone and treats each guest as if they are a new friend. It’s a gathering spot for friends, family, and jet setters to unwind, relax, and reconnect over a spritz or cocktail.

Cask Whisky Vault, Club Versante’s second and most recent venue, is a discreet street-level sanctuary (adjacent to Richmond’s Versante Hotel) that combines the relaxed dining environment of an izakaya with the sophistication of a whisky-forward cocktail lounge. In fact, it has one of the country’s most impressive collections of international whiskies.

Cask’s centerpiece is a custom 30-foot bar, which is complemented by a robata grill, live entertainment, and signature events. This is a true urban oasis, with comfortable leather benches, inviting loveseats, and intimate small tables overlooking the bar, as well as the bar itself. Cask also has two distinct private dining areas that can be reserved exclusively for up to ten guests each.The New York Times named Richmond as having the best Asian food in North America, so you can find more culinary experiences just steps away. There is also world-class shopping, golf, recreation, gaming, and much more nearby.

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