First stop on your Eastern Canadian adventure is the Novotel Toronto Centre, perfectly-appointed in the heart of the St Lawrence neighbourhood and featuring a range of amenities to ensure a comfortable, luxurious stay, including a Jacuzzi, sauna, fitness centre and indoor heated pool. The hotel also offers golf lessons and 18-hole or 9-hole golf courses, as well as bike rentals and access to a nearby outdoor tennis court.
Grab dinner at the chic Café Nicole, serving international cuisine, or a creative cocktail at The Lounge. Newly-renovated guestrooms feature sleek, modern décor with pops of colour, comfortable armchairs, plush bed, coffee and tea making facilities, ice machine, hair dryer, make-up mirror, bathrobes, TV with cable channels, in-house movies, video games and pay per view channels. Guests can also enjoy Wi-Fi access and a generous room size, so everyone can have their own space to relax and unwind.
Live like a local in summer and head to the Toronto Islands on a local ferry and discover the pristine beaches or head to Centreville Amusement Park, where hours of family fun await your arrival. From panoramic views on the Sky Ride chair lift to a log flume and the Toronto Island Mine Coaster, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Hanlan’s Point is a great spot to watch the sun set before returning to the Fairmont Royal York. Experience local shopping at the St Lawrence Market, with fresh produce and an array of artisanal stalls selling authentic French macarons, jewellery and everything in-between. Grab some gifts for loved ones back home or treat yourself to something unique. Kensington Market is Toronto’s lively, diverse district. Savour vegan cuisine, visit local breweries or hunt for one-of-a-kind vintage finds. Before leaving Toronto, head up the iconic CN Tower and enjoy unparalleled views of the skyline from a unique perspective.
Next stop is Kingston, known as the ‘Limestone City’ for its magnificent 19th century buildings. You’ll stay at the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront, which is perfectly located in the historic downtown district of Kingston, on Lake Ontario and Kingston’s own picturesque waterfront. Dine at DOX Restaurant and Bar, complete with delicious dishes and Kingston’s only waterfront patio area.
Stretch out at the fitness centre after the journey to Kingston or head for a relaxing swim in the outdoor lakefront pool, or the indoor pool with a whirlpool and sauna. Ask at the reception desk for an exclusive discount on 1000 Islands cruises, taking you into the heart of the St Lawrence river to see more than 1,800 islands with exquisitely-designed mansions and castles, including Boldt Castle. Other sights include a series of lighthouses and The Antique Boast Museum in Clayton. Head to Fort Henry for a guided tour and immerse yourself in 19th century military history, where you can even be trained by a Fort Henry Guard to fire a rifle like a soldier.
With so much to explore, you’ll need somewhere comfortable to rest. Each spacious room includes breath-taking views of Lake Ontario, the St Lawrence River or downtown Kingston, a private balcony, available with most guestrooms, mini refrigerator, Simmons Beautyrest mattress, complimentary Wi-Fi and a Keurig coffee maker. Make yourself at home, kick back and relax and plan the next day’s adventures using the complimentary Wi-Fi or simply settle in to the plush mattress for the night.
Next stop is Montreal. and there’s no better way to experience Montreal’s Golden Square Mile than by staying at the Le Meridien Versailles Hotel, a stylish and modern boutique style hotel with an enviable setting close to all the glitz and glamour of Monteal’s Golden Square Mile.
Just moments away from restaurants, galleries, shops and historic monuments, Le Meridien Versailles Hotel provides the perfect location for exploring Montreal’s past whilst having access to a plethora of luxurious amenities. The hotel’s restaurant, Maiolo Montreal is open for breakfast, and lunch and also serves up savoury seasonal Italian cuisine for dinner.
Guestrooms at Le Meridien Versailles Hotel come fully-equipped with an abundance of amenities to make your stay relaxing and comfortable. Plush beds come with pillow top mattresses while bathrooms feature bathrobes and Malin & Goetz toiletries. Guest rooms also boast LCD TVs, a mini-bar, safe, ironing facilities, and a radio. You can also stay connected with loved ones back home with complimentary Wi-Fi and enjoy complimentary access to the hotel’s compact fitness centre.
Montreal is packed full of things to explore, and your hotel’s prime location means you can spend less time travelling to and from attractions. Notre Dame Basilica offers guided tours around the exquisite interior, where everything you’ll see has been carved, painted and covered in gold leaf, as well as learning more about its construction, art and architecture. Six evenings a week, the Basilica comes alive with a spectacular light show, which is a unique way to experience Notre Dame’s majestic architecture. The Latin Quarter echoes Paris’ own Latin Quarter, featuring theatres, boutiques and cafes and restaurants with typically Parisian terraces. Visit Mount Royal Park for stunning views of Montreal’s modern skyline and enjoy peaceful moments as you watch the world go by.
On the journey to Quebec City, stop at Cap-de-la-Madeleine to visit its famous basilica and snap some pictures of this spectacular, unique Cathedral, before continuing on your journey to Canada’s oldest city. Next, arrive in Quebec City, where you’ll spend the next couple of nights at the Hotel Manoir Victoria. In a prime location in the centre of Old Quebec, the Hotel Manoir Victoria is the perfect place to explore the rich culture and French heritage of Quebec City.
Reflect on your trip so far at the hotel’s restaurant Chez Boulay-Bistro Boréal, enjoying the modern atmosphere and creative, Nordic-inspired menu, which uses only the freshest seasonal ingredients from the surrounding area. Head for a soothing swim in the indoor saltwater pool, recharge in the sauna or keep your muscles moving in the fitness centre. Stay connected with loved ones with complimentary Wi-Fi access.
Recently-renovated, spacious guestrooms feature a full bathroom with heated floors, sleek muted colour scheme with subtle pops of colour and a choice of one or two beds, making the Hotel Manoir Victoria’s guestrooms ideal for families and couples. Other in-room amenities include a hairdryer, ironing facilities, alarm clock radio with iPod dock, minibar, direct dial phone, safe, 37” flat screen HDTV, in-room pay per view movies, digital climate control, Keurig tea and coffee maker and a plush armchair, the perfect place to relax after a day exploring Quebec City.
Immerse yourself in Quebec City’s French culture and explore Old Quebec, with lots of historic landmarks and museums to discover. Snap some pictures of the iconic Chateau Frontenac Hotel, wander along the Terrasse Dufferin, with undisturbed views of the city. Take the funicular to the Lower Town, and discover the Place Royale and boutiques. Stroll through the cobbled streets at the Old Port, taking in the postcard-like painted houses and an extensive collection of restaurants. For any history lovers or inquisitive visitors, head to the Citadelle of Quebec fort, a National Historic Site of Canada home to Canada’s oldest military building. It is also a fundamental part of Quebec City’s fortifications and boasts a museum with archives from Quebec’s French colonial past, as well as being the museum for the Royal 22nd Regiment of the Canadian Forces Regular Force, the only French-language infantry regiment.
Lord Elgin Hotel is amongst the most luxurious hotels in an enviable central location, the Lord Elgin Ottawa is the perfect place to be for exploring Canada’s capital city. Just moments away from Rideau Canal, Parliament Hill and Confederation Park, this chic hotel’s location means you’re never far from the action. Be a part of Ottawa history and stay in this historic landmark hotel, which was built in 1941.
From the second you enter the reception, complete with a cosy fireplace, you’ll feel at home. Take a dip in the oversized lap pool or whirlpool to refresh after the journey and unwind in the sauna. Work up a sweat in the 24 hour fitness club and grab your morning coffee at the on-site Starbucks. Find gifts at the hotel’s gift shop or share your holiday pictures so far with complimentary Wi-Fi. Dine on-site at Grill 41, which pays homage to the year the hotel was constructed with its name and classic cuisine. Locally-sourced ingredients make delicious dishes which can be paired with wines from the cellar.
Sophisticated guestrooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, free local calls, 49” flat screen HDTVs, in-room safes, mini-fridges in most rooms, ironing facilities, hairdryers, i-Home docking station and a comfortable seating area, complete with stylish armchairs. Newly-renovated rooms can include one Queen, two Queen or one King size bed, making them perfect for families and couples alike. Each room still echoes the hotel’s historic past while containing modern travelling comforts, including complimentary in-room teas and coffees with a Keurig system, and a contemporary colour scheme.
Ottawa is home to an abundance of popular attractions. The Rideau Canal is a calm place for an evening stroll or an ice skating rink in the wintertime; Parliament Hill is a prime example of Neo-Gothic architecture, heading to its viewpoint allows you to snap pictures of its iconic exterior from the perfect distance, or, head to Parliament Hill and soak in the views of the city skyline. ByWard Market is the ultimate destination for everything from art to culture, books, cafes, restaurants and unique gifts galore. The National Gallery of Canada is home to more than 750,000 works and the largest collection of Canadian art in the world; the Canadian Museum of History has exhibitions exploring Canadian history and culture, as well as an IMAX cinema and children’s museum. Other museums in Ottawa include the Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada Aviation and Space Museum and Canadian War Museum. From shopping to history, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
The next stop is Huntsville, where you’ll stay at the Hidden Valley Resort, which features an abundance of activities, including a peaceful private beach, which is the ultimate place to relax. If indoor swimming is more your thing, head to the indoor or outdoor swimming pool. Fish in the Peninsular Lake, canoe, play a game of tennis or, in winter, head to the slopes at the Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area.
Dine on-site at The Birches Bistro, offering seasonal dishes made with only the freshest local ingredients. Head up to your guestroom, finished with warm, natural colours that bring the peaceful outdoors in. In-room amenities include a tea and coffee maker, private bathroom, air conditioning, mini refrigerator, ironing facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi, heating, TV with cable channels and waterfront views.
During your stay, head to Algonquin Provincial Park and explore this area of natural beauty. Head to Canoe Lake for canoeing in an idyllic setting, hire some bikes and cycle on a trail through the surrounding landscapes. Take a refreshing swim in the clear water lakes whilst hiking then enjoy a picnic and savour the views afterwards. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife, particularly along Highway 60 or at the designated trails, such as the Beaver Pond Trail. Arrowhead Provincial Park is also home to an array of activities in a glorious, natural setting. Visit the three sandy beaches around Arrowhead Lake, hike on 15km of trails and see the remains of homesteads from the 1870s. Rent canoes, kayaks or mountain bikes in summer and snowshoes, ice skates or skis in the winter and take a swim in the lakes to cool off from the sun.
Next stop is the Blue Mountains, where you will be staying at the Blue Mountain Inn. Recently renovated with a multi-million dollar upgrade, accommodations have been designed with the modern traveller in mind. An extensive collection of amenities includes The Pottery Restaurant, Jozo’s Bar, Kalola Boutique and Spa and 24-hour check in.
Enjoy seasonal access to Blue Mountain’s private beach, four outdoor hot tubs on a landscaped courtyard area with mountain views and a complimentary shuttle service. Contemporary guest rooms feature stylish décor with wooden touches, a flat screen cable TV, hairdryer, ironing facilities, coffee maker, mini refrigerator, desk and chair. Choose between two double beds and one King size bed depending on the size of your group.
Visit Wasaga Beach, the world’s longest freshwater beach, the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun or take a dip in the ocean. Visit Nancy Island Historic Site to see artefacts and displays with informative tour guides and learn more about Canadian history or play a game of mini golf at Skull Island Mini Golf and unleash your inner competitive streak.
Superbly-situated near the natural phenomenon of the Niagara Falls, the Marriott on the Falls hotel combines sophisticated rooms with some of the most breath-taking views in the world. This spectacular, waterfront hotel is the perfect base for exploring Niagara Falls’ natural charm up close on a sightseeing boat trip or discovering other nearby attractions, such as Niagara SkyWheel and Scotiabank Conservation Centre.
Kick back and relax in your plush guestroom, with plenty of space to unwind and spectacular city views or views of the iconic falls themselves. Grab your morning coffee at the on-site Starbucks® in the lobby or the Marriott Café before savouring a delicious lunch or dinner at Milestones on the Falls, the hotel’s on-site restaurant with panoramic views of Niagara Falls, which makes the perfect place to enjoy divine cuisine in a unique setting. Head to the 24-hour, contemporary fitness centre or the swimming pool to unwind.
Spacious, sleekly-styled guestrooms feature home-from-home amenities and can be configured to have two Queen-size beds or one King-size bed, making them the obvious choice for couples and families alike. Rooms feature air conditioning, a living area, hairdryer, ironing facilities, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker and tea service and 49” LED TV with cable channels and CNN. Offering sophisticated accommodations with access to an abundance of world-class amenities in a sought-after location, the Marriott on the Falls is the ultimate place to stay for views of the famous Niagara Falls without leaving the comfort of this stylish hotel.
During your stay near Niagara Falls, make use of your Niagara Falls Adventure pass. Use your passto experience the finest attractions around the falls. Included in the package is access to the scenic White Water Walk, Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Fury and Hornblower Niagara Cruises, as well as WEGO access, which is a hop-on hop-off bus system connecting Niagara Parks with your hotel and other popular tourist areas. The pass also features exclusive coupons for shopping, dining and other local experiences.
This fantastic multicentre offer is the perfect way to experience Eastern Canada. From bustling cities, to museums and sites packed with culture and heritage to natural wonders, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Call one of our travel experts to book this superb multicentre offer today!