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Top 6 Reasons to Staycation at Civic Hotel

Who says you have to leave the province or country to have a great vacation? A staycation in Surrey lets you ease back into travelling with all the fun and excitement you expect from a great vacation. With constantly updated protocols, Civic Hotel has everything you need to get the most out of the summer before it’s too late. Whether it’s all about pampering time with the girls or heading out with friends or family for a day of new sights and sounds, launch your next adventure from our bright, luxurious rooms in Surrey’s City Centre.

Premium Hotel Amenities 

Pamper yourself beside the most gorgeous, Instagrammable hotel pool in Surrey. Enjoy a leisurely dip in our outdoor lap pool or twirl the umbrella in your deck-side drink from the Dominion on Demand menu. Release any tension with a long soak in the whirlpool hot tub. Come dusk, head to your room for pampering in your spa-like bathroom before heading downstairs to Dominion Bar + Kitchen. After a fantastic night of great food and luscious cocktails, dive into your luxurious bed for a great night’s sleep. Rinse and repeat.

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Civic Hotel’s outdoor lap pool that overlooks Civic Plaza & Surrey City Centre

Surrey’s Food Scene

Feast on the gastronomic diversity making Surrey’s food scene a mecca for true foodies. Over the course of a couple of days, sample your favourite flavours on a self-guided tour along Surrey’s culinary Spice Trail. Civic Hotel has a special ‘Surrey Spice Trail’ package including a one-night accommodation, $50 credit to Dominion Bar + Kitchen (dine-in only), parking, and a souvenir chai spice package to take home. Book your room using promo code LPR on If cocktails or classic selections al fresco are more your style, dedicate yourself to a survey of Surrey’s lively patio scene, where you’ll find locals kicking back for some social. Or enjoy an afternoon or two tasting the latest and greatest in beverages at Surrey’s trendsetting brewhouses, wineries, and distilleries.

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Prawn Coconut Curry from Dominion Bar + Kitchen

Get Out and Play with the Kids

Held right outside the Civic Hotel, Plaza Days promise games, art-making, and mini-concerts. It’s everything bees at the Honeybee Centre, where kids can learn about these busy pollinators and sample some honey. Scale the walls at The Hive climbing centre, while Central City Fun Park will drain any pent-up energy. And from Bear Creek Park train to local playgrounds and walking trails through Green Timbers Urban Forest, Surrey City Centre’s countless green spaces promise you’ll sleep well, once your head hits the pillow back in your room.

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Sitting in Civic Plaza enjoying the seasonal fountains, live music, and summer activations

Surrey’s Arts & Culture Scene

Celebrate the return of the arts with exciting new content. Outdoor theatre, musical productions, art exhibitions, and socially distanced festivals deliver live cultural experiences that go far beyond those watched via your streaming device. Enjoy shows at Neverland Night Park Circus or Movies Under the Stars. Lean back and soak in vintage, roots and folk music at the Sounds of Summer concert series, or Music on the Plaza, right outside of Civic Hotel. The Surrey Art Gallery exhibitions always please, or slow down and head out on a self-guided public art walk through Surrey City Centre.

Must-See Historical Destinations

Explore your own backyard by giving yourself the gift of time in Surrey’s amazing museums and heritage sites. The Museum of Surrey is a great place to start, whether you view the exhibits or bring your pencil and join a sketching session. The Historic Stewart Farm provides a fascinating window into the region’s history, while the Vintage Truck Museum is a must for classic car aficionados. Or hop aboard a restored electric interurban railcar for a ride into local railway history.

Summer Staycation Package

As we enter the last few weeks of summer, don’t delay the last chance for a safe, fun-filled vacation! Book Marriott’s Summer Staycation package, which includes a night in one of our gorgeous rooms, breakfast for two, complimentary parking, and a day spent lying around our stunning outdoor lap pool and whirlpool hot tub before checkout at 6 pm. And the best part, we’re pet-friendly. Your furry loved ones can snuggle up too! 

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Stairs outside of the Surrey City Hall in Civic Plaza with seasonal art displays

For further information, email or call 604.951.3331. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to see more of our amenities and what is happening at Civic Hotel.

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