In a 49-year span, Hollywood actress, Katharine Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003), won four Oscar wins for Best Actress. For the leading lady, her 62 year career of film, stage and television, she was best known for her roles in both comedies and drama.
During her career, Katharine had the opportunity to travel to Vancouver, BC, staying at a number of the cities most chic and private hotels and accommodations.
The Emmy-nominated television movie featuring Katharine Hepburn, Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986), was filmed on location in Vancouver. According to her friend and writer, James Prideaux, it was Katharine’s idea to film the movie in Vancouver.
While in Vancouver Katharine dinned at many of the top restaurants and visited some of the local attractions.
Today guests of the Rosellen Suites at Stanley Park have the luxury of being able to stay in the very penthouse suite Katharine Hepburn once occupied during her many long-stay visits to Vancouver, BC.
The master bedroom features a king size bed, desk, two full-length hallway closets, dual vanity sinks, glass shower and Jacuzzi soaker tub for two.
The suite boasts a spacious living room with real wood burning fire place, sitting room, wet bar, dining room, guest bedroom, office and kitchen – all furnished and styled with era appropriate fittings.
This is a great suite for hosting a retro-themed get-together, a weekend get-away with a family or close friends, or a relaxing weekend for two in the lap of disco-luxury!