For those Canadians who feel like venturing out for a weekend getaway without travelling out of the country, there are various fashionable spots to hit within Canada. From Vancouver to Toronto to Montreal, Canada has quite the range of stylish destinations. Whether you want to escape with your sweetheart for a Valentine’s Day getaway on home soil or you’re planning a vacay with your girlfriends, here are three luxurious Canadian hotels which just might catch your keen sartorial eye.
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The Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver: This hotel, located in downtown Vancouver, is the new flagship hotel of the Fairmont Hotel group. Situated along the shore, the hotel claims to capture the mountain and waterfront scenery of the Pacific Rim in the form of its culinary offerings and design. The hotel is said to feature naturally inspired materials and state of the art technology. In terms of décor, the Fairmont Pacific Rim features a growing art collection, which includes both Vancouver-based and international artists. The outdoor rooftop pool includes private cabanas, while the Willow Stream Spa offers saunas, meditation pods, a fitness centre and Jacuzzis.
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Ritz-Carlton, Montreal: The Ritz-Carlton Montreal opened over 100 years ago, and is located in the Grande Dame of Sherbrooke street, in downtown Montreal. With a rooftop and terrace for guests to soak up the Montreal scenery, it claims to offer a glimpse of the city. Meanwhile, guests can enjoy modernized French cuisine at the on-site Maison Boulud, or enjoy afternoon tea at the hotel. Meanwhile, the Ritz-Carlton’s spa is said to offer a menu which includes massages, reflexology, manicures and pedicures and aromatherapy services.
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Shangri-La, Toronto: Located just west of Toronto’s Financial District, the Asian inspired Shangri-La is earning a reputation as a luxe location in the 6ix. Known for its contemporary and chic atmosphere, the Shangri-La features an Asian restaurant, cocktail bar and lobby lounge with an extensive offering of teas. Meanwhile, the hotel’s indoor pool and fitness centre round out the list of amenities, while the upscale Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris takes its cues from the traditional, exotic culture of Morocco.