Business as (un)Usual
5 good reasons to book your business trip at Vancouver’s most stylish airport hotel
Whether you’re in desperate need to escape your home office or are researching hotels for an upcoming business trip, Versante Hotel offers all the amenities you need to stay productive, connected and comfortable during your stay. Continue reading to discover all that is available to corporate travellers and digital nomads alike at our newly opened airport hotel in Richmond, BC.
1. An Unbeatable Location
The world is your oyster. Versante Hotel stands at the gateway to the world with Vancouver International Airport just moments away. Start or end your trip on a comfortable note with complimentary airport transfers by luxury car to and from YVR airport and within the local area.
Commuting downtown is a breeze with Bridgeport Station just an eight-minute walk from the hotel. Board the Skytrain and arrive in the heart of Metro Vancouver in 20 minutes.
2. All of the “Stay-On-Task” Essentials
Ready to get down to business? Save time with contactless check-in and room entry, connect to our free high-speed Wi-Fi, then settle into your glammed-up new room, which is fully equipped with all the tools you need to stay productive. Plug in at dedicated workstations with USB ports and wireless charging pods, available in most guestrooms and all suites. Stay distraction-free and choose the amount of natural light that floods into your guestroom with custom window tinting.
For fans of mid-century modern design, the entry-level Icon Room might be just your style. Work from the iconic Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair or from the comfort of your bed with a laptop tray table.
Holding a meeting? Choose from over 5,500 sq ft of flexible meeting space and let our team of event specialists take care of the details. Visit our Gather page to learn more.
3. Much More Than a Change of Scenery
Art buffs and creative types will appreciate the avant-garde visuals featured throughout the property. The floor-to-ceiling charcoal sculpture by local artist Marie Khouri in the hotel’s lobby will invite you to explore Richmond’s topography, while a vibrant multi-level mural hidden in the back stairwell offers a momentary respite from the task at hand.
In our guestrooms, decide on the décor that speaks to your personality, with five bold designs bound to get your creative juices flowing. Paying homage to each personality type is an ethereal wallcovering of koi fish, a symbol of strength and perseverance in Chinese culture to help conjure the motivation you need.
4. Plenty of Ways to Recharge the Batteries
Recharge your mind and body between meetings with our in-room dining menu. Or try Bruno, our newly opened Mediterranean restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. With a focus on sustainability, Bruno offers seasonally-influenced cuisine featuring locally-sourced ingredients. Hosting an intimate meeting or a working lunch? Book the private dining room, which accommodates up to 10 guests. For more information and to view the menu, visit our previous blog post.
Get those feel-good endorphins flowing in our 24-hour fitness centre featuring Peloton bikes, MIRROR workout technology, free-weights and Life Fitness cardio machines. Fancy a swim? Take a dip in our saltwater lap pool or jacuzzi on the sixth-floor rooftop terrace. For more ways to keep up with your fitness routine during your visit, check out our fitness blog post.
5. Flexibility to Stay Your Way
As Richmond’s only independent boutique hotel, Versante gives business travellers an escape from the same old routine. Here, you’ll find all the services of big-brand Vancouver airport hotels within a stylish and intimate setting.
Have it your way and book our Very Versante package. We’ll let you decide when to check in and check out and where to enjoy your $125 dining credit. Plus, we’ll include breakfast and a complimentary upgrade at check-in.