10 Best Hotels in Canada 2013

By Erin K. Shields, Staff WriterJuly 29, 2013
By Erin K. Shields, Staff WriterJuly 29, 2013, at 9:05 p.m.
U.S. News & World Report

10 Best Hotels in Canada 2013

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10. Hotel Le St-James

10. Hotel Le St-James

Montreal
Hotel Le St-James, tucked in the heart of Old Montreal, greets guests with warm decor and antique interior furnishings. "We're unique in the sense that we're in a heritage building — one of the first banks in Montreal," said Elizabeth Glimenaki, vice president of sales and marketing.
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9. Loden Hotel

9. Loden Hotel

Vancouver
The Loden Hotel's central Vancouver location is a trait guests describe as invaluable. Travelers can check out everything to do around the city and expect to feel right at home when they return. "There's something about our interior that's comfortable and offers familiarity," said owner Liliana de Cotiis. "And our halo penthouse is pretty special."
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10. Hotel Le St-James

Montreal
Hotel Le St-James, tucked in the heart of Old Montreal, greets guests with warm decor and antique interior furnishings. "We're unique in the sense that we're in a heritage building — one of the first banks in Montreal," said Elizabeth Glimenaki, vice president of sales and marketing.
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9. Loden Hotel

Vancouver
The Loden Hotel's central Vancouver location is a trait guests describe as invaluable. Travelers can check out everything to do around the city and expect to feel right at home when they return. "There's something about our interior that's comfortable and offers familiarity," said owner Liliana de Cotiis. "And our halo penthouse is pretty special."
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8. Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler

Whistler
There's nothing quite like returning from a long day of skiing to relax in warm, comfy digs — and the Four Seasons Resort Whistler offers just that. Situated in the heart of Whistler village, this Four Seasons property capitalizes on its ski setting by offering rooms with stunning views of Whistler Blackcomb Mountain along with down bedding, L'Occitane bath products and LCD TVs.
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7. Trump International Hotel and Tower, Toronto

Toronto
Guests consistently praise the Trump International Hotel and Tower, Toronto's spacious rooms and personalized customer service. "[The hotel has a] very central location and a residential feel," said General Manager Mickael Damelincourt. "You want to make people feel like they are living at home and offer them five-star service. It makes a huge difference."
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6. The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

Toronto
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto's decor is inspired by its beautiful surrounding scenery. "In Canada, we like to bring the outdoors in and that's reflected in the layout of the lobby, restaurants and bars, plus the lighting and floor-to-ceiling glass windows," said General Manager Tim Terceira.
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5. Auberge Saint-Antoine

Québec City
The Auberge Saint-Antoine couples its historic roots with modern amenities and excellent customer care. "I am convinced that our service and the beauty of the hotel are the major keys to success," said General Manager Jean-Louis Souman. "The guarantee of a hassle-free stay and a great experience keeps our guests coming back."
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4. Hastings House Country House Hotel

Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
A perfect retreat for those looking to get away from it all, Hastings House Country House Hotel offers guests privacy and relaxation in a quiet country setting. Sitting pretty along Ganges Harbour and boasting picturesque views from secluded balconies, Hastings House offers visitors a serene spot from which to savor a cocktail and watch the sun go down. 
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3. Ritz-Carlton, Montreal

Montreal
"Consistent. Clean. Comfortable." That's what you'll find at the Ritz-Carlton, Montreal, according to General Manager Andrew Torriani. With elegantly appointed accommodations supporting that mantra — and expansive downtown Montreal views — it's no surprise that this Ritz outpost attracts a steady stream of visitors.
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2. Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Vancouver
The Rosewood Hotel Georgia occupies the oldest building in Vancouver, which was constructed in 1927. A recent renovation restored the structure's historic charm, while the hotel's rooms embrace a modern vibe visitors say they love.
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1. Fairmont Pacific Rim

Vancouver
The Fairmont Pacific Rim has earned the top place on our 2013 Best Hotels in Canada ranking thanks to its gorgeous rooms, prime location and friendly staff. Guests are quick to praise the helpful and welcoming employees, and General Manager Phil Barnes said you can expect great things in the future as well. "We're always focusing on how we are going to keep getting better," he said. "It's a journey, not a destination. Our goal is to always improve."
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