Hotels in New Westminster, Canada

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New Westminster, BC, Canada
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New Westminster, BC, Canada
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Where to stay in New Westminster

About New Westminster

New Westminster is one of British Columbia's most characterful communities, filled with heritage buildings and fringed by a lively waterfront district. Spend your time strolling around historic neighbourhoods, shopping at local markets and cruising along the Fraser River.

Things to do in New Westminster

Set on the waterfront, River Market is New Westminster's premier shopping, dining and drinking destination. The undercover market is filled with boutique shops, artisan stalls and colourful food vendors. It also moonlights as a venue for craft fairs, flea markets and other community events.

The Fraser River Discovery Centre showcases British Columbia's rich First Nations heritage. Inside you'll find two floors of exhibit space showcasing Musqueam artefacts, such as salmon fishing tools. Kids will love the interactive indoor trail that explores the ecology of the Fraser River by foot, canoe and bike.

Stroll along the riverside boardwalk at Westminster Pier Park, a scenic stretch of Metro Vancouver dotted with playgrounds and picnic tables. The park is anchored by WOW Westminster, a 140-foot-high outdoor art installation constructed from repurposed shipping containers. Alternatively, head down to Westminster Quay and embark on a scenic Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tour.

Housed in a wooden steam-powered sternwheeler, the Samson V Museum recalls New Westminster's maritime heritage. Today the galley, mess, cabins and engine area have been restored to their original condition. If you’re interested in heritage architecture, pick up a map from the New Westminster Museum and enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the city's historic neighbourhoods.

Getting around New Westminster

Downtown New Westminster is easy to get around on foot, especially around the waterfront district. Rental cars make it easy to explore Metro Vancouver independently. Regular TransLink SkyTrain services run from New West to downtown Vancouver in 25 minutes. Vancouver International Airport is a 30-minute drive west.

Facts about staying in New Westminster

  • What are the best hotels in New Westminster?

    Met Hotel is a very popular hotel in New Westminster, with a score of 7.6 from 463 reviews. Queens Hotel (8.0 from 116 reviews) and 3 Private, spacious, bright rooms in a Gorgeous house (7.9 from 12 reviews) are also highly rated New Westminster hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Starlight Casino?

    A good hotel close to Starlight Casino is Queens Hotel (rated 8.0/10 from 116 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in New Westminster near Royal City Centre Shopping Mall?

    Met Hotel is rated 7.6 from 463 reviews and is close to Royal City Centre Shopping Mall.