Top 10 Shopping Destinations in Vancouver

Being the cosmopolitan, coastal city it is, Vancouver offers world class shopping. As diverse as the city itself, shopping in different areas gives you a wide range of different wares. From high fashion boutiques offering designer labels to huge malls where you can spend hours browsing to hip, underground shops to inexpensive and eclectic finds, Vancouver shopping can satisfy everyone.

Top 10 Shopping Destinations

Robson Street

You are located right on Vancouver’s most famous shopping area! High fashion from national and international designers mixed with souvenir shops and all types of stores, makes this a premium stop for anyone visiting the city. The main entrance to Pacific Centre Mall is located on Robson Street, your gateway to some of the biggest name in fashion & function – like Holt Renfrew, Apple and Browns Shoes.
* Just walk out the front door of the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Gastown

Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood, is the centre for independent fashion, culture and food. Known for it’s interior design, First Nation’s collections, and antiques, Gastown is a regular stop for visitors to Vancouver. Don’t forget to stop by one of Vancouver’s most visited attractions, Gastown’s Steam Clock.
* Just 17 minutes on transit or a 25 minute walk from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Yaletown

Known as one of Vancouver’s hippest areas, Yaletown is filled with boutique shops, spa & beauty, nightclubs & lounges, fine and casual dining. A real “place to be seen”, go and get your style on!
* Just 15 minutes on transit or a 25 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Broadway

Just across the Granville Street Bridge lies one of Vancouver trendiest shopping districts. Interior design mixes with designer fashions and a cluster of art galleries known locally as Gallery Row. A trip around the corner and down the street brings you to the West Broadway shopping district. Vancouver’s West Side is known for it’s yoga and healthy outdoor lifestyle. This is reflected with friendly neighbourhood merchants and unique wares.
* Just 30 minutes on transit or a 13 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Granville Island

Craft goods lovers and foodies will be drawn to Granville Island. This unique urban island oasis sells handmade art, crafts, First Nation wares, and has a great kids section. The public market is the perfect place to grab lunch while enjoying local musicians and live outdoor shows.
* Just 30 minutes on transit or a 15 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

West 4th Ave.

Just over the Burrard Street Bridge lies West 4th Ave’s unique shops and outdoor stores. The location of the original Lululemon, it is an outdoor adventurists dream place to shop. The epicenter for ski & snowboard equipment, yoga gear, and maternity fashion, West 4th is the place to find one-of-a-kind specialties.
* Just 15 minutes on transit or a 10 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Chinatown

Old and new merge in perfect harmony in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Clothes. jewelry, toys, art and all type of Asian delicacies can be found here. Don’t miss the weekend night markets during the summer months.
* Just 25 minutes on transit or a 10 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Metropolis at Metrotown

Boasting nearly 400 stores, Metrotown is B.C.’s largest shopping centre. Don’t feel like braving the rain on one of Vancouver’s other great shopping streets? This is the place to go! Big enough to get lost in, come find what you love.
* Just 30 minutes on transit or a 30 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Commercial Drive

Known locally as “The Drive”, this unique junction of culture, art, food, and atmosphere is a great way to spend an afternoon or evening. Also sometimes know as “Little Italy”, the Drive is alive with activity and verve.
* Just 30 minutes on transit or a 15 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel

Main Street

Vancouver’s biggest up and coming district, Main Street is where the hip locals go. Spanning the length of the city, the most popular shopping occurs between Broadway and 33rd Avenue. Local fashion, art and high-quality second-hand wares are what you will find along with unique coffee shops and restaurants.
* Just 30 minutes on transit or a 15 minute drive from the Tropicana Suite Hotel