Skwachays Lodge Aboriginal Hotel & Gallery

  • 31 West Pender St.
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 1R3
  • Phone: 604.687.3589, Toll Free: 1.888.998.0797
Skwachays Lodge is a boutique hotel at the crossroads of Vancouver’s historic Gastown and Chinatown. Just west of the Millennium Gate, Skwachàys is fast becoming a Vancouver landmark. Canada’s first Aboriginal arts hotel, Skwachàys Lodge, combines art and culture with exceptional hospitality. Eighteen one-of-a-kind guest suites, designed by local Aboriginal artists and Vancouver interior designers, tell stunning visual stories about First Nations culture. Each suite features original artwork, furniture, and accessories created by the participating artists. In-suit amenities include plush linens, in-room entertainment, complimentary coffee and teas, and free wifi, just to name a few. Skwachàys Lodge offers a number of gathering spaces where visitors can socialize and relax. The Welcome Room, Kayachtn Room, serves breakfast, dinner, local wines, and craft beer. Guests are invited to enjoy the company of residents and fellow visitors over a meal or beverage in the comfort of this communal space. Common throughout the hotel is a distinctly regional design aesthetic that pays tribute to the beauty of the Pacific Northwest Coast and its Aboriginal history. The rooftop Smudge Room and Longhouse Patio are a peaceful spaces where guests can retreat from the bustle of the city and reconnect with nature. Traditional Aboriginal ceremonies such as smudging and a sweat lodge can be arranged in these rooms. Centrally situated in Vancouver’s historic Gastown district, the hotel is surrounded by acclaimed restaurants and popular attractions, making it an ideal location from which to explore the rest of the city. Skwachàys Lodge Aboriginal arts hotel offers guests an unparalleled hospitality.


  • Distance from Convention Centre (Blocks): 6
  • Distance from Convention Centre (Kms): 1.4

Room Breakdown

  • Total Guest Rooms: 18

Facility Info

  • Description 15 people rooftop terrace. 45 in Living Room Area
  • Reception Capacity 48
  • Banquet Capacity 45
  • Suites 18