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Where to Stay in Canada

By Travel Savvy

This year marks Canada’s 150th birthday. After being rated a top destination for 2017 by several major media outlets, our friends up North have plenty to celebrate. Travelers can get in on the fun at a number of bed and breakfasts that offer the best ways to experience the country. Whether it’s city life or great outdoors, B&B’s have a lot to offer. Check out more B&B's worldwide at www.bnbfinder.com.


Photo Credit: Making Waves Boatel

Making Waves Boatel, Toronto, Ontario

539 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5V 3G3


Along with London, Paris, Copenhagen and Amsterdam – Toronto also boasts having a unique Boat Bed and Breakfast for visitors to Ontario. Let’s face it, there are not many places in the world where you can go on vacation and sleep on a private yacht without owning it! Making Waves Boatel offers a rare nautical experience where you can wake up in the morning aboard Toronto’s only boat bed and breakfast and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee on Boatel’s sky lounge while enjoying a breathtaking view of Toronto’s skyline and Harbour.


Photo Credit: Aurum Lodge

Aurum Lodge, Nordegg, Alberta

Aurum Lodge P.O. Box 76
Nordegg, AB, T0M 2H0


Nestled in the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies, Aurum Lodge is ideal for any small eco-friendly retreat, workshop or vacation. This could be the home base for various activities like snow-shoeing, ice-climbing, photography and even hiking Banff and Jasper National Parks. This tri-lingual bed and breakfast offers six different guestrooms and three self-contained units allowing them to meet guests' needs.


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Nestleton Waters Inn, Nestleton Station, ON

Nestleton Waters Inn, 3440 Beacock Road, Nestleton, ON L0B 1L0


Nestleton Waters Inn is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or even an intimate wedding. After starting the day with a full gourmet breakfast, guests enjoy activities ranging from paddleboat rides, fishing, bocce ball, horseshoeing, BBQ dinners and more. There is also a conference room for business travelers. Nearby attractions include: racing, casino, dinner cruise, theatre, Port Perry shopping, museums, skiing, and fishing charters.


Photo Credit: Wakefield Mill Hotel & Spa

Wakefield Mill Hotel & Spa

60 Chemin Mill
Wakefield QC J0X 3G0


Showcasing breathtaking natural scenery, Wakefield Inn & Spa in Wakefield, Quebec features a heritage-designated Gatineau Park country inn and a modern LEED-certified Eco River Lodge. Guests can indulge in the offerings of the full-service Spa Eau Vive, which includes numerous treatments, outdoor year-round hot tubs, a river pool nestled in the smoothing waters of the La Pêche River, and outdoor saltwater swimming pool. They can also enjoy gourmet excellence with an award-winning wine list and exceptional regional cuisine.


Photo Credit: River and Rose B&B

River and Rose B&B

23942 Fern Crescent
Maple Ridge BC V4R 2S3


It's easy to escape from life's everyday hectic pace with a stay at River and Rose B&B in beautiful Maple Ridge, BC, situated on the Alouette River below Alouette Lake in Golden Ears Provincial Park. Wildlife and nature surrounds and astounds guests in the 650-square-foot suite that's enveloped by spectacular wild flowers, English gardens, a babbling brook & peaceful pond, and plenty of trees. There is also a patio and BBQ ideal for taking it all in.


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