Featuring breathtaking views of some of Canada’s natural wonders, access to buzzing cultural scenes and some of the best croissants you’re going to get this side of the Atlantic – here are the most spectacular hotels in Canada.
Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, British Columbia
With both skiing and spa opportunities, hit the slopes followed by a long soak
A palatial ski mansion, overlooking Nita Lake and within sight of Whistler Mountain, the Nita Lake Lodge is blessed with floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase these natural wonders. The lodge has an onsite spa, yoga classes and a rooftop garden, for guests to retreat to after a long day exploring the surroundings.
Loews Hotel Vogue in Montréal, Québec
Lap up this hotel's Parisian glamour by dining beneath a hand-painted stained glass ceiling
The Loews Hotel Vogue embraces Parisian glamour, with bedrooms decorated with vintage Vogue magazine covers and an onsite restaurant that serves a French bistrot-style menu beneath a hand-painted stained glass ceiling. Less than a 10-minute drive to the Old Montreal neighbourhood, the hotel is ideally located for visiting all the city’s major landmarks.
Prestige Oceanfront Resort in Sooke, Vancouver Island
Lounge on the patio while you take in the mountain views
Travellers who wish to explore the breathtaking natural beauty of Vancouver Island while surrounding themselves with modern luxuries (you are on holiday after all) will love the Prestige Oceanfront Resort. Overlooking the Sooke Harbour and Olympic mountain range, this peaceful resort includes onsite dining and a spa.
Le Petit Hotel in Montréal, Québec
It's all industrial form and homelike finishes at Le Petit Hotel Montreal
Easily one of the most stylish hotels in Canada, Le Petit Hotel is impeccably decorated in a minimalist palette. Bright splashes of umber and scarlet are offset by exposed brick walls and invitingly-soft, white bed linen. The result is a homelike retreat from the bustling city centre, which maintains both sophistication and luxury.
Fairmont Château Lake Louise in Lake Louise, Alberta
Cosy up with a book on your room's windowseat, complete with glacier views
Arriving at the Fairmont Château Lake Louise is overwhelming in the best possible way. This luxury château is positioned to give guests panoramic views of Lake Louise and the towering Victoria Glacier, as well as Banff National Park. Inside, you’ll find cosy reading nooks under every window and an opulent dining room.
Le Germain Hotel Toronto in Toronto, Ontario
Head to the putting green on the roof before a well-deserved after-sport cocktail
From the calm and meditative library on the ground floor to the seasonal putting green on the roof, every inch of Le Germain Hotel Toronto will delight and enthrall guests. Locals often pop in to sample the exquisite cocktail menu at the hotel’s restaurant, and it’s only a 12-minute walk to Toronto’s vibrant Graffiti Alley.
Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, British Columbia
Queen Elizabeth II and Nat King Cole have both chosen to make this hotel their home in the past
Even the most seasoned traveller will struggle not to feel a bit starstruck when staying at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. This grand hotel has both celebrity and royal connections in abundance, with past guests including Queen Elizabeth II, Nat King Cole, Elvis and Louis Armstrong. And it’s easy to see why – thanks to the spacious rooms, indoor saltwater pool, Prohibition-style bar, award-winning restaurant and courtesy car service.
Auberge Saint-Antoine in Québec City, Québec
The hotel bar showcases artifacts recently excavated at the hotel itself
The Auberge Saint-Antoine can be found in the centre of Old Québec, and guests don’t even need to step outside the hotel front door in order to experience a piece of history. Artefact, the hotel’s light and airy bar, showcases artefacts recently excavated at the hotel itself. And that’s not all – in the evening, a roster of jazz and soul acts perform while guests sample the bar’s creative and generous cocktail menu.