VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2015) -  Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown's commitment to fostering unforgettable experiences shows in the warmth and care it extends to all those who work at the iconic long term stay hotel in downtown Vancouver. The hotel is honored to have recently been awarded the Employee's First Award by go2HR, the BC tourism industry's human resources association. It's also the honored recipient of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for its third consecutive year, showcasing Marriott's philosophy that care for associates extends to care for each and every guest that walks through the hotel's doors.

The Employee's First Award recognizes hospitality providers who uphold the highest standards of excellence in human resources and people management, providing environments that are positive and rewarding. Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown fosters a cooperative culture that relies on two-way communication. Associates are encouraged to engage with the management team on a regular basis, while enjoying the benefits of a detailed orientation program, a buddy system with an experienced colleague, recognition programs and more.

This level of dedication to its associates extends to the guest experience, where the popular Vancouver business hotel has been the proud recipient of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for its third consecutive year.

"TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses for consistent excellence," said Marc Charron, president of TripAdvisor for Business. "The Certificate of Excellence award gives top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most - their customers. From Australia to Zimbabwe, we want to applaud exceptional hospitality businesses for offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience."

Among the city's most iconic hotels, the Residence Inn and its staff are dedicated to creating truly memorable experiences, in an environment that's warm and welcoming for both travelers and associates. Spacious hotel suites with kitchenettes give guests easy access to the heart of downtown Vancouver, near the convention center, local shops and eateries, a vibrant nightlife and more.

About the Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown

A balanced and energized home away from home, the Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown features all the amenities needed to make time on the road comfortable and productive. Whether a seasoned business traveler looking for corporate accommodations, or a vacationer seeking extra space for the family, the extended-stay hotel's downtown location in Vancouver, BC, its modern amenities and intuitive service all bring joy to the travel experience. Featuring studio and one-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas, along with fully-equipped kitchens for all the comforts of home, the hotel also provides free wireless Internet access so guests can stay connected. Travelers enjoy a warm, inviting breakfast served daily, a complimentary grocery shopping service, impressive fitness center and atrium pool. Onsite meeting spaces include an executive boardroom and the hotel's welcoming and elegant Gatehouse which can host receptions for up to 100 persons.

Contact Information:

Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown
1234 Hornby Street Vancouver
British Columbia V6Z 1W2 Canada