Top 10 luxury hotels in Canada

Travel can be done on almost any budget, but luxury travel is something entirely different. Where would you stay if money was no barrier, and you could choose from a myriad of top of the line hotels? Canada offers a diverse and surprising landscape ranging from city amenities to remote escapes. These top luxury hotels will let you explore Canada and live like a lottery winner, a viral startup guru, or a billionaire’s heir.

1. King Pacific Lodge

This 42-room floating lodge is located in Princess Royal Island, British Columbia. Known for some of the most amazing fishing around for Chinook/King and Coho/Silver salmon. The lodge must be accessed by first flying out of the city on an Air Tindi’s Dash-7 turbo prop aircraft to Bella Bella, then transferring to a Sikorsky 76 Helicopter  before you encounter the lodge and boats. A four day, 3 night stay with fishing instruction begins at $5295.

2. Vancouver’s $58 Million Penthouse

The richest of the rich don’t rent – they own. This metro penthouse tops the list of luxury stays with 2 floors and 8,010 square feet. It includes floor to ceiling windows and two rooftop terraces.

3. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel

Located in Alberta’s Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this four diamond hotel surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake. A luxury mountain resort that caters to the outdoorsmen, experience guided mountain tours and snow sports. A Gold Experience package will run you $519 this winter.

4. Wickininnish Inn

On “nature’s edge” in Tofino, this inn is all about rustic elegance. Steeped in a rich history and named after Chief Wickininnish is remotely located off Vancouver Island. Enjoy nature tours, indiginous art and culture, high end cuisine, and the Cedars spa. Average nightly rates in winter can easily cost $686.67.

5. The W

Return to urban luxury in Montreal, Quebec. This state of the art hotel is located in the historic Banque du Canada building, bringing old and new together. Second to none concierge services are based on a “whatever you want, whenever you want it,” philosophy and this downtown location makes both daytime and evening fun easily accessible. An Extreme WOW suite can run you $1031 a night.

6. Fawn Bluff Wilderness Resort

Canadian’s definitely are willing to pay to get away, as another remote wilderness resort makes the list with this ultra-luxury log cabin featuring 14 structures on 340 acres.  Don’t visit someone else’s resort when you can own this for a simple $28,800,000.

7. Hotel de Glace

Frozen and carved into place yearly in Quebec City, this is North America’s only ice hotel. Prices are still to be determined this year, but nightly stays in this crystaline palace have classicaly cost around $500. Experience one of the most unique stays around, and add on the amenities of the rich and famous with add-ons at the outdoor spa and sauna, or try top-shelf drinks out of ice glasses.

8. Four Seasons Whistler

A name known for service, this luxury chain is something special near these in-demand ski slopes. Experience a private retreat with concierge, towncars, and 24 hour dining for an average $2,915 per night.

9. Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

One of Conde Nast’s Gold traveler lists, this resort is also a fly-in for the rich and richer. Known for rust yet comfort-filled pavilion living, Guests unplug in one of 25 luxury tents, arrive by floatplane and leave in a horse-drawn wagon that takes them back to the dock for a $6,078 weekend for one.

10. The Ritz Carlton

Inside the Ritz Carlton Suite in Toronto you’ll want for nothing. Get pampered plus enjoy 2,415 sq ft, 3 tvs, and complimentary cocktails for $8,000 or so, or downsize to 1.5 bedrooms with the smaller Exclusive Wellington Suite at $3,500 per night.

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