Canada’s first aboriginal arts hotel

Skwachàys-Lodge-aboriginal arts hotel

The front of Skwachàys Lodge
Photo – Jenelle Schneider/The Vancouver Sun

Canada’s first aboriginal arts hotel
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nila Gopaul
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Skwachàys* Lodge
in Vancouver is Canada’s
first aboriginal arts hotel.
The lodge has 18 rooms.
*say:  skywatch-eyes

Six aboriginal artists and six
designers worked on the rooms.
Each room tells a different story.
Rooms start at $99/night.

Guests can experience
aboriginal culture.
They can visit the art gallery
and sweat lodge.
The kitchen serves foods from
different First Nations.

The Vancouver Native Housing Society
owns and runs the hotel.
There are also 24 apartments
for aboriginal artists.