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‘Tis the Season – Celebrate the Festive Season at Fairmont Pacific Rim

Fairmont Pacific Rim is all dressed up with everywhere to go with exciting new offerings including Oakridge Park Wonderland at the Pac Rim Patio, magically transformed Nutcracker-inspired rooms and suites and surprise performances from internationally renowned Goh Ballet in The Lobby Lounge. Indulge in sugar plum treatments at Willow Stream Spa and get your tinsel toes ready for the festive season. Sleigh your Christmas lists with holiday gift giving ideas delivered right to your door. Orchestrate an unforgettable stay with limited-time offers on Fairmont Gold, seasonal dining, festive libations and much, much more.

December 2nd, 2021


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We Don’t Believe in Silent Nights

Oh what fun! Sleigh the Season at Fairmont Pacific Rim with the ultimate stay on Fairmont Gold. Spirits are sure to be bright with an all access pass to raid the guestroom minibar. Unwind at Willow Stream Spa with two festive treatments before enjoying holiday-inspired eats and classic holiday sips on the Oakridge Park Wonderland at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Patio. In the evening, stroll the Vancouver Christmas Market with two complimentary tickets. Indulge the next morning with breakfast for two at Botanist and take home a surprise holiday gift from Fairmont Pacific Rim.

Deck the Halls, Rooms, & Suites

This holiday, Fairmont Pacific Rim will truly Deck the Halls with this Fairmont Gold room upgrade add-on. From December 1 to December 30, upgrade any Fairmont Gold overnight stay at the hotel and Santa ’s little helpers will deck out the room with a Christmas tree and nutcracker-themed decorations, as well as sweet holiday treats and a gift placed under the tree. There’s fun for the whole family with a festive glamping option made just for kids to make their winter wonderland dreams come true.


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Wonderland at Pac Rim Patio

Oakridge Park Wonderland has popped up on the Pac Rim Patio this year, so jingle all the way downtown for some sipping and holiday mingling. Executive Chef Damon Campbell is serving festive feasts from his holiday-inspired food truck menu including festive orange and cherry duck sausage, holiday smoked beef brisket sandwich, and fireside toasted s’mores. Sip some holiday cheer with sugar plum hot chocolate or hot apple cider. Spiked eggnog and mulled wine are also available alongside a local selection of beer and wine. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00am – 6:00pm. Santa Claus will be in town at the Shaw Tower, located across the street from the pop-up, from November 27 to December 24, Thursday to Sunday from 11:00am to 6:00pm by appointment only.

Ho-Ho-Ho Holidays at Botanist

Join us for a special holiday “We’ll Take It From Here” tasting menu on December 24th and 25th and enjoy Executive Chef Hector Laguna’s take on seasonal dishes including Wagyu Flank Tartare, Homemade Burrata Salad, Dungeness Crab, Ora King Salmon, and Dry-Aged Duck. Finish off with Executive Pastry Chef Kate Siegel’s Chestnut Cake made with whisky candied orange ice cream. Available from 5:30pm – 10:00pm for $148 per person + optional $70 wine pairings. Reserve now.

We Like to Jingle All the Day at Botanist

Prix fixe three-course brunch menu available December 25 & 26 and January 1 & 2 includes a welcome glass of sparkling on arrival, a festive brunch cocktail, a selection of carvings including Oven Roasted Prime Rib, Oven Roasted Lamb Leg, and favourites such as Crab & Avocado Egg Benedicts and Baked Sablefish Cassoulet, accompanied by live music. Reserve now.

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry

Ring in the new year with a special “We’ll Take It From Here” tasting menu on December 31 and January 1. Enjoy Executive Chef Hector Laguna’s take on seasonal dishes including Olive Oil Poached Snapper, Lamb Saddle, and Roasted Green Apple Salad. Executive Pastry Chef Kate Siegel’s Passionfruit White Chocolate Marquise brings a sweet ending to the dining experience. Available from 5:30pm – 10:00pm for $148 per person + optional $70 wine pairings. Reserve now.


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Festive Tipples and Tunes

The Lobby Lounge holiday cocktail list is sure to bring out your festive cheer with live music and a menu of festive libations. Surprise performances from internationally renowned Goh Ballet will delight guests of The Lobby Lounge. Cozy up fire-side in front of the stage or mingle all the way with the classic Gingerbread Old Fashioned, Hot Buttered Rum, or Spiked Eggnog.

Making Spirits Bright at Botanist Bar

Our Botanist tastemakers are making spirits bright with a winter-inspired list of craft cocktails at Botanist Bar. From the Nakatomi Plaza, a cognac-based cocktail with aged rum, benedictine, and christmas spice, to a twist on the holiday classics including our Hot Buttered Rum and Spiked Eggnog, try one – or even two, we won’t tell Santa. View menu.


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Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Pamper

Give the gift of wellness this holiday season with a series of feel-good treatments sure to get anyone through the rainy season. Willow Stream Spa’s Pamper Me Program gives you 12 months of spa treatments, welcome gifts, member perks, and access to events all year long so that your summer glow will stay year round. Indulge in one 60 minute treatment per month—with 14 treatments to choose from. Purchase now.

For the Spa La-La-La Lovers

Give the gift of relaxation and youthful looking skin with a Willow Stream Spa gift card. Shop our exclusive retail in the spa boutique with brands including Biologique Recherche, Kerstin Florian, and Nuface, along with great stocking stuffer ideas, all from the comfort of your own home. Buy a gift card now.

Holiday Treatments Yule Love

Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Unwind at Willow Stream Spa with holiday inspired treatments, perfect for a dose of self-care. The Sugar Plum Scrub uses a peppermint sugar body polish to revitalize the skin with a velvety body butter infusion to hydrate and uplift your skin. The Merry Merry Mani is a deluxe manicure that leaves hands holiday ready and the Mistle Toes pedicure will make sure your dancing feet are ready to ring in the New Year! Reserve through online or by calling 604 695 5550. Book now.


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