If you’re planning a vacation (or even staycation) in Canada, there’s a new list of top-rated accommodations to add to your bucket list. It includes everything from affordable two-star hotels to luxurious five-star outposts and even quaint bed and breakfasts.
The list has been put together by Trivago, a hotel site and aggregator , based on more than 200 million travellers’ ratings from over 30 different booking sites.
British Columbia’s accommodations nab 11 of the top 25 spots on the list.
“B.C. is a very popular tourist destination for Canadians as well as for travellers around the world,” Trivago’s Claude Paradis told Global News. “It is, in fact, the second province with the most hotels in the country.”
Ontario, which has the most hotels, comes in second. It has seven top-rated accommodations, most of which are bed and breakfasts in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
“We can definitely see that B&Bs can compete at the same level as big hotels when it comes to the appreciation of guest stays,” he said.
“While larger or more well-known hotels have top facilities and amenities, smaller accommodation providers are known for going that extra mile to personalize a service in order to make guests feel welcome, important and special. It really all comes down to what type of stay the guest is looking for.”
Here’s a closer look at some of the top picks across the country and in each region.
Accommodations from Victoria, Salmon Arm, North Vancouver, Tofino and Whistler round out the province’s top 10.
All 10 made it onto Canada’s top 25 list.
The James hotel in Saskatoon takes the first place in the Prairies, and is the only spot from Saskatchewan to snag one of this year’s awards.
Alberta reigns supreme in the region, with eight of the 10 best-rated outposts coming from Wild Rose Country. Half of those can be found in Calgary.
B&Bs actually make up the majority of Ontario’s top 10 list.
Hotels and B&Bs from Montreal and Mont-Tremblant round out Quebec’s top 10.
With hotels in eight different cities, this region’s top 10 list is the most diverse.
The Queen Anne Inn in Annapolis Royal leads the pack. It’s the only B&B to take first place in a province.
Nova Scotia’s hotels dominate the rankings, with seven of the 10 spots. Two can be found in New Brunswick and one in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
You can see the full list of Canada’s top 25 hotels below.
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