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The Crest Hotel

For over 60 years The Crest Hotel has been a premier destination offering comfort and hospitality in Northern BC. Overlooking the magnificent Prince Rupert Harbour, our location offers picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountain range. Whales can be spotted swimming throughout the year while eagles soar overhead and deer stroll about the property. The Crest Hotel invites guests to embrace northern experiences in comfort. Located on the traditional territory of Sm’algyax speaking Peoples, the area is rich with history and culture.

Our Prince Rupert hotel offers a variety of guest amenities with something to please every traveller. For guests who consider great cuisine a highlight of their trip, we invite you to visit our waterfront restaurant and our award-winning lounge.

Indulge in unparalleled ocean views while enjoying our outdoor hot tub or recharge in our exercise area and steam room. At the Crest Hotel, our amenities and view provide an exceptional experience for every guest.

Table with fruit and flowers

Hotel Highlights At A Glance

The Crest Hotel is proud to offer a wealth of amenities and facilities for our guests to enjoy, including:

  • Stunning views of Prince Rupert Harbour, Tuck Inlet-Cow Bay & surrounding mountains.
  • Spacious, smoke-free guestrooms & suites featuring Heavenly Sleep mattresses by Serta.
  • Fine banquet dining by a Red Seal Executive Chef at our Waterfront Restaurant.
  • Gilchrist & Soames bath products.
  • Access to our fitness centre, steam room & outdoor hot tub.
  • Charley’s Lounge with a cozy, heated patio.
  • Complimentary wireless internet.
  • Meeting & convention spaces.
  • Central location – stroll to the Museum of Northern BC, Cow Bay shopping district, city centre & minutes from BC & Alaska Ferries, Via Rail & Airline terminals.

About Our Ownership

“The Gitxaała Nation, through Gitxaała Enterprises, are proud to be the owners of The Crest Hotel. With the Crest situated in the Prince Rupert Harbour, one of the traditional places of the Gitxaała people, we are proud to be the new owners of such a beautiful establishment.

Gitxaała Nation is also known as Git Lax M’oon, People of Saltwater. Our connection to the land water and its resources is very important to us and we want to make sure that the resources we harvest and rely on are available for generations to come. So much of our history is in the areas seen looking out the windows of The Crest Hotel – we want to be able to share the beauty and experience with all who visit.”

Lou Ga Gwelks – Elected Chief Linda Innes, Gitxaała Nation


Location & How To Get Here

The Crest Hotel is situated in the heart of downtown Prince Rupert on a high promontory overlooking the inner harbour from one of the most scenic vantage points of Kaien Island. Enjoy free onsite uncovered or covered parking.

222 1 Ave. W,
Prince Rupert, BC
V8J 1A8, Canada