accommodations

All traveling teams are required to purchase the hotel package for which we have negotiated the best rates from our partner hotels. All teams traveling more than 1.5 hours by car are considered traveling teams. 

All of the Hotel Packages above will include:

  • 7-night accommodation*
  • Shuttle service to and from each of your team’s scheduled games
  • Transportation to and from the Vancouver International Airport
  • Ticket to the Opening Ceremonies
  • Ticket to the Closing Ceremonies
  • Welcome Gift
  • Tournament Program

*Additional nights available upon request and availability. The cost for extra nights outside of the 7-day package will be $200 plus all applicable taxes per room per night.

Executive Airport Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre

The Executive Airport Plaza Hotel is a world class 4 star hotel located in close proximity to Richmond’s business centre and shopping malls. The highly rated Carvers Steakhouse and Caelis Irish Pub are located on site and the hotel also offers a rooftop Jogging Track, Fitness Centre and an indoor pool. 

Fairmont Vancouver Airport

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport is the only soundproofed, luxury hotel and spa conveniently located within Vancouver’s International Airport (YVR).

The chic rooms and suites offer flat-screens and coffeemakers, plus floor-to-ceiling soundproofed windows with runway, mountain or ocean views. 

Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel

The Hilton Vancouver Airport is located opposite the famous Richmond Centre Shopping Mall and is just a five-minute walk to the Olympic Speed Skating Oval and Minoru Athletic Arena and ice rinks.

Enjoy the fitness center, indoor whirlpool and heated outdoor swimming pool. Plus, the hotels offers fresh, flavorful food and drinks in a casual, laid-back atmosphere at CAVU Kitchen.

Pacific Gateway Hotel

Combining convenience and luxurious comfort, The Pacific Gateway Hotel is your natural choice. They mountain and river views, and unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food.

Their waterfront property is on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking a 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other and are 5 minutes from the McArthurGlen Designer Outlets for the shopping enthusiast.

Radisson Hotel
Vancouver Airport

Located in the Lower Mainland, the Radisson offers contemporary rooms and suites, and is just steps away from the Aberdeen sky train station. Relax in the heated indoor pool or soak in the whirlpool hot tub and be sure to stop by the on-site Fresh Restaurant & Lounge for snacks and drinks during daily happy hour. With renovations expected to be completed by April 30, 2018, this hotel will have a fresh new look for the CARHA Hockey World Cup!

River Rock Casino Resort

River Rock Casino Resort is Western Canada’s only Four Diamond casino resort with the largest casino in British Columbia, located in Richmond with the Canada Line rapid transit at its doorstep.

River Rock features a myriad of amenities and services to make your stay as memorable as possible, including our famous 950-seat Show Theatre, nine restaurants and bars, lobby Starbucks evenings, deluxe fitness centre, tranquil spa, tropical swimming pool with a water slide.

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel (Host Hotel)

Entering through the Sheraton’s beautifully designed lobby or easing into the courtyard with winding paths, native plants and flowers, lounge chairs and umbrella-shaded tables, guests can relax in the heated outdoor pool and hot tub, lounge on the wrap-around sun deck or get energized in their 24-hour fitness centre.

Enjoy fresh regional cuisine and classic comfort food in the cool, modern ambiance of Harold’s Bistro & Bar. Indulge in 24-hour room service for a private dinner or midnight bite.

Vancouver Airport Marriott

Offering an unparalleled location with terrific attractions including the Richmond Olympic Oval well within your reach. 24-hour room service cater to guests, while a pillowtop bed and a flat-screen TV enable relaxation.

Stop by the hotel’s on-site restaurant for a delicious breakfast, or cap off a productive day with a drink at their stylish lounge.

Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport

The Westin Wall Centre is located in close proximity to the Canada Line rapid transit system, and Richmond’s lively shopping and business sectors. The hotel offers modern guestrooms or suites featuring the Westin Heavenly Bed® and signature bedding, as well as the WestinWORKOUT® Gym and an indoor, heated pool. 

Accommodation FAQ's

Most frequent questions and answers

No. As CARHA Hockey has set out to provide an enjoyable and hassle free experience for all traveling teams, we negotiate competitive hotel rates based on the total number of rooms required for the event. As the Association has signed contracts to guarantee these rooms, we in turn require all traveling teams to reserve their accommodations through CARHA Hockey and to stay at the official event hotels.

No. Prices do not include meals other than those specified in the hotel package (i.e. Opening Meet and Greet Reception, Closing Dinner Dance Gala).

Yes. The hotel package includes team pick up and drop off shuttle service to and from the Airport and for each of your team’s scheduled games. 

The Hotel Package is the same for players, friends and/or family members. The package includes the same offerings for all participants we have elected to charge the same rate for all who attend. Those teams that have attended tournaments where non-playing attendees have been extended a different rate for their stay usually have the tournament team entry fee and divisional prizes included in the player’s package.

The only exceptions for the Hotel Package is for those guests under the age of 18. Guests under the age of 18 who are staying in the same room as their parents, stay free.

Yes. Transfers include: to and from the Host City Airport as well as transfers to and from the arena and hotel for your games are included in the Hotel Package. Should transfers be required for the Opening Meet and Greet Reception, Closing Dinner Dance Gala, and Athletes’ Village, these too are included in the hotel package.

The double bed is 54 x 80 (inches). The queen bed is 60 x 80 (inches). The king bed is 76 x 80 (inches).

No. The CARHA Hockey World Cup rules state that all traveling teams (1 ½ hour drive or more outside of Host City) are required to stay in the selected event hotels, with NO exceptions.

Teams will be expected to stay together in the same hotel. Teams will be assigned to their hotel on a first come first serve basis, based on the receipt of the team’s Confirmed Hotel Rooming List and the availability in each hotel.

All hotel bookings must be done through CARHA Hockey. Therefore, if you are arriving a few days early or are staying on a few days after the conclusion of the tournament, please let us know so that we can ensure your team does not have to move from hotel to hotel during your stay.

Although CARHA Hockey is not responsible for organizing flights, we will lend our assistance to you in coordinating your travel plans. Please contact CARHA Hockey with written request for assistance and we will obtain air fare rates through our travel contacts.

CARHA Hockey will do its best to assign your team to one of your three hotel choices, although we cannot guarantee which hotel property you will be staying in.  Teams will be assigned on a first come, first served basis, based on the date of their Tournament Registration (with deposit) and the date that their required per person deposit is received.