1. Travel
Send to a Friend via Email

Discuss in my forum

Most Romantic Hotels in Canada

Most Romantic Hotels in Canada

By

Most Unique Hotels in Canada | Canada's Most Romantic Towns & Cities | Adventure Tour Companies in Canada

Given its array of beautiful scenery, sophisticated urban centres and charming small towns, Canada boasts many romantic accommodation choices.

1. Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, British Columbia

Photo © the Wickanninish Inn

The Wickanninish Inn is widely regarded as one of Canada's most exceptional places to stay. There's no denying the drama and romance of its location, perched above the Pacific Ocean on Vancouver Island's west coast.

Romantic Highlights

  • All rooms feature fireplaces, private balconies and soaker tubs.
  • Storm watching out of floor to ceiling windows from the comfort of your bed
  • Strolls along Chesterman Beach

2. Sooke Harbour House

The Sooke Harbour House on Vancouver Island is just outside of Victoria in Sooke, BC. Who would guess that this unassuming town would boast one of the country's most celebrated resorts and restaurant.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Every room features ocean views, balcony or terrace, private bath with luxurious deep soaker tub and/or misting shower
  • Strolls along the beach
  • In-room spa treatments

3. Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

Tough not to use hyperbole when describing the setting of the Banff Springs Hotel in Canada's Rocky Mountains. Grand, majestic, stunning are all accurate descriptors. Just look at the photos.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Floating about in the outdoor heated pool - open year round
  • Mountain views and sumptuous hotel interior that make guests feel indulged

4. Ste. Anne's Spa, Grafton, Ontario

Once voted by British Vogue as one of the world's top 10 destination spas, Ste Anne's Spa is in the Ontario countryside, about 2 and a half hours east of Toronto. Comprising several heritage stone buildings, Ste Anne's provides an idyllic spot for couples to get away.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Lounging in plush terry robes day-in, day-out
  • Bringing your favourite bottle of champagne and not being charged a corkage fee

5. Wakefield Mill, Wakefield, Quebec

About 20 mins from Ottawa is the charming town of Wakefield, home to one of Canada's most elegant inns. The Wakefield Mill Hotel & Spa sits on the western edge of Gatineau Park.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Returning to cosy rooms and plush beds after a day of activity
  • Outdoor hot tub with waterfall view

6. Langdon Hall, Cambridge, Ontario

Photo © Langdon Hall
Truly a special occasion destination, Langdon Hall is famous for its stately grounds, creative menu focusing on local foods, and luxurious spa. This Relais & Châteaux member resort is under two hours from Buffalo and about an hour from Toronto.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Cosying up in front of a fire after a long stroll in the woods
  • Dressing up for an exquisite dinner

7. Auberge Saint-Antoine, Quebec City, Quebec

Photo © Saint-Antoine
The cobblestone streets and well-preserved 17th century architecture in addition to the riverside location of the old port make Quebec City a must for romance seekers. Auberge Saint-Antoine is one of many charming inns that offers superb accommodation and dining.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Enjoying a panoramic view of the old port and St. Lawrence River from your hotel balcony

8. Queen Anne Inn, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Photo © Queen Anne Inn
Built as a wedding gift from a wealthy merchant to his son, the Queen Anne Inn has retained its romantic charms (despite resembling the house from Psycho) for well over a century. Proof that romantic accommodation doesn't always come at a high price.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Afternoon tea in the back garden
  • Local lobsters and scallops with a chilled chardonnay

9. Manoir Richelieu, Malbaie, Quebec

Photo © Scott McLean
The Manoir Richelieu is one of several Fairmont hotels in Canada that was erected along the Canadian Railway route in the 1800s to provide luxurious accommodation to travellers. Perched on a cliff above the St. Lawrence River on sprawling grounds, the hotel boasts a 27-hole golf course, casino, three pools and many on-site activities.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Nightcap under the stars overlooking the St. Lawrence
  • Year-round outdoor pool
  • Curl up in one of the many hotel nooks with your sweetheart and a good book

10. Quebec Ice Hotel, Quebec City, Quebec

Photo credit: ©Xdachez.com

Well if your date won't cuddle up to you at the Quebec Ice Hotel, consider the relationship a flop.

Every winter, new Quebec Ice Hotel opens its icy doors to welcome the brave, curious and romantic to experience a sub-zero stay. And every April the hotel melts away.

Romantic Highlights:

  • Hot tub under the stars before bedtime
  • Zipping your sleeping bags together for body warmth
  1. About.com
  2. Travel
  3. Canada Travel
  4. Canada Travel Planner
  5. Most Romantic Hotels in Canada

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.