Allyson Best is an Interior Design graduate who uses empathy as her driver to create both beautiful and functional designs. Originally from the Canadian prairies, Allyson had previously lived in Australia before moving to Vancouver to follow her passion for interior design. From living and traveling abroad, she is influenced by the various perspectives discovered in different countries and cultures.

Allyson enjoys the collaboration process and learning from her peers and others experiences. Her passion for breaking creative barriers led her to love hospitality design.

The Link

The Link is an affordable luxury, boutique hotel alternative, located in the beating heart of Gastown, Vancouver, BC. Designed to offer haven to the modern millennial traveler, The Link combines the social aspects of a hostel with the comfort and luxury of a boutique hotel and its amenities.

We provide an ‘edited’ hotel experience that focuses on what is most important to our guests. With the travelers’ desires to socialize with and feel connected to fellow guests, The Link pushes the boundaries of work and play to meet their unique professional and social needs. Socially-focused spaces, full of personality and an exciting atmosphere, offer an inclusive and inviting environment for our guests to connect.

Our accommodation offering provides a variety of sleeping styles for the different needs of our travelers – from high-end boutique style rooms for travelers to retreat to after a long day of exploring the city, to a smaller POD sleeping option for travelers who want a more cost effective accommodation without losing the high-end quality and design.

The visual concept of our hotel links the traditional elements of the building with fun and eclectic aesthetics, revealing layers of varying textures, materials and forms. From our amenities and luxury atmosphere to the personalization of the stay, The Link offers a playful, diverse and sophisticated experience for our guests.

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