Is Canada your next destination? Are you planning to take a road trip around the top cities and see world-famous tourist spots? Then you need two things: a road trip itinerary around Canada and the best hotels to stay in while you are there.
This article will find all the best hotels for your upcoming road trip from Montreal, Quebec, Ottawa, Toronto, Ontario, and more. I know looking for accommodations can be stressful, so I made a list of hotels that reflect different budgets and preferences.
For your itinerary (yes, of course, I didn’t forget that), I made a full article for you. Click here to see my road trip around Canada itinerary.
Now it’s time to help you pick the best accommodation possible for your Canada road trip. The options will all be sorted by price and were carefully selected by me based on great reviews (as we only go for fabulous and not less! 😉).
In general, it is always best to book well in advance because all accommodations in popular areas sell out very quickly.
If you are in a hurry:
I’m going through all the different places to stay on your Canadian road trip but if don’t have time to read it all and need to book now, here are my top choices for each of the main cities in Eastern Canada:
- Best hotel to stay in Montreal: Le Square Phillips Hôtel & Suites
- Top place to stay in Quebec City: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
- Where to stay in Ottawa: Le Germain Hotel Ottawa
- Best accommodation in Toronto: The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
- If you are in a hurry:
- Day 1-3: Hotels in Montreal
- Day 4-5: Hotels in Quebec City
- Day 6: Hotels in Tadoussac National Park
- Day 7: Hotels in Saguenay Fjord
- Days 8-9: Hotels in Mauricie National Park
- Day 10: Hotels in Ottawa
- Day 11-13: Hotels in Toronto
- Day 14: Hotels in Niagara Falls, the Canadian side
- Day 15: Hotels in Thousand Islands
- Frequently asked questions about Canadaian road trips
Day 1-3: Hotels in Montreal
My starting point for my road trip around Canada was Montreal, a city with so many activities to choose from that I had to give it at least three days to discover! For specific details, you can’t miss reading my post on things to do in Montreal so that you can take advantage of your stay during the recommended length of stay.
Having different options for accommodation to fit your budget is always good, but, as I said, remember to book your spot in advance, so you don’t miss the chance to stay in the best ones!
Take a look at some options for the best hotels in Montreal, Quebec. I have sorted them out by price and reviews for your convenience:
Luxury ($160 USD and above)
- Le Square Phillips Hôtel & Suites is one of the boutique hotels in Montreal and a convenient place to stay. It has great facilities such as the indoor pool, gym, and sun deck! Old Montreal is only a 1-minute walk away, while the Montreal Notre-Dame Basilica is reached less than a 15-minute walk. Not convinced yet? The staff is always very helpful and friendly, and additionally, the hotel is pet-friendly!
- Hotel Gault is a favorite among Old Montreal hotels, situated in the center. It delivers the best contemporary boutique-style experience to its guests with luxurious guest rooms, an amazing spa, and top gourmet dining options. They offer various services, including a 24-hour dining service in case of any midnight snack craving and a nice cozy library area with a warm fireplace for guests looking for some tranquility.
- Apartment Two-Bedroom-Parking Free (Maison aux Pignons) is a great accommodation having a fully equipped apartment with kitchen and laundry facilities. All areas have free Wi-Fi, and there is also a work desk in case you need to catch up on some work!
Middle-priced ($100 – $160 USD)
- Auberge du Vieux Port is a rustic and modern inn in Old Montreal with amazingly spacious rooms equipped with cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms view the Saint Lawrence River, and the property is just a short walk from Old Montreal’s Old Port.
- Hôtel Le Germain Montréal is a modern hotel located in downtown Montreal where all of the hotel’s rooms are furnished with eco-friendly objects and artwork proudly made in Quebec. For your comfort, they offer massage & spa services, a fitness center, and an on-site restaurant serving authentic Quebec cuisine! A bonus: it’s a pet-friendly hotel too!
- Bed and Breakfast du Village BBV is a Montreal accommodation adored for its location, delicious breakfast great to start the day full of energy, and most importantly, the amazing hosts willing to help with the stay and tourism doubts. The Notre Dame Basilica and Old Port of Montreal are a 4-5 minute drive from the accommodation, while the Latin Quarter is conveniently found a 13-minute walk away.
Budget (up to $100 USD)
- Auberge du Plateau can be found in the heart of Plateau-Mont-Royal. The hotel also features a rooftop terrace, a shared kitchen, and a small business center for all the guests. You’ll also love the colorful décor in each room and a complimentary continental breakfast. Auberge du Plateau is just a 5-minute walk from Sherbrooke Metro Station, St-Laurent Street, and St-Denis Street.
- Refuge Du Poète is a lovely guesthouse located on Old Longueuil, strategically placed close to the metro or ferry that allows you to get to Montreal City Center. Not only can you enjoy the Olympic Stadium and Botanical Garden about 8 kilometers away, but based on the season, you might get to have a nice breakfast on their terrace or enjoy a nice warm meal near the fireplace in the dining area.
- Loft Jacques-Cartier apartments are ideally located less than a 5-minute walk from Parc Lafontaine. It is one of the best Montreal hotel deals, perfect for traveling on a budget! The apartments are fully equipped with a stovetop, dishwasher, toaster, and more for the cooks’ convenience. Having the Plateau Mont-Royal close-by is a great choice for visitors looking to find friendly locals and a pleasant atmosphere!
Day 4-5: Hotels in Quebec City
The next stop on our road trip around Canada was Quebec City, found just north of Montreal and right on our path up to reach Tadoussac.
I suggest more than 24 hours to enjoy the city; you MUST prepare your walking shoes for the lovely routes that will take you up and downhill to impress you with the sights.
For more diversity in price ranges, here is my best selection of Quebec City hotels with awesome reviews for you to enjoy the city!
UPDATE: I now have a very detailed post on Best Hotels to Stay in Quebec City Old Town. Check it out!
Luxury ($160 USD and above)
- Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, This castle above the city, has existed for more than 125 years and is one of the most luxurious hotels! It is a favorite of all the Quebec City accommodations, and you will definitely fall in love with their elegant, European-styled rooms and their views over the St. Lawrence River. Not sure the price range is for you? No worries, you can still visit it and go to their bar or restaurant for a small lunch and enjoy the views!
- Hotel Le Priori was built in 1734 on one of the oldest streets in North America, which is part of the reason why it was designated a World Heritage Site! Every room in this Quebec hotel has a unique decoration and Art Deco furniture, a combination of art that mixes perfectly with the exposure of brick walls of the hotel.
- Hotel Manoir D’Auteuil is among the best Old Quebec City hotels that face the Parliament Hill and is conveniently a short walk over to the Quebec City Convention Center and other attractions such as Chateau Frontenac and Montmorency Park. The best part about it is that the hotel staff speaks not only English and French, but also Spanish!
- Auberge Saint-Antoine is in the Old-Port area, along the St. Lawrence River, which means you will get a great landscape view while enjoying a delicious meal. Want to know how pampered you can be here? Goose down duvets and pillows, added with having heated bathroom floors, might be enough for you to make your decision!
Middle-priced ($100 – $160 USD)
- Gite du Quartier des Arts is a beautiful property where each guest room has a microwave, toaster, and coffee machine to make easy and on-the-go meals. If you are arriving by plane, consider that Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport is the closest one to the accommodation.
- Acacias Bed & Breakfast Québec is a lovely home in Quebec City and an easy 15-minute ride to the Old City. It’s like a home away from home with cozy rooms, the garden, the terrace, the fully equipped communal kitchen, and the delicious breakfast every morning.
- Hampton Inn & Suites Beauport Quebec is a great option for the best hotels in Quebec City! For the guests’ convenience, there is a fridge in every room, and you can also select your choice of breakfast to face your day of amazing tourism. A great value-to-money ratio!
Budget (up to $100 USD)
- Hotel Les Lofts Ste-Anne is beautifully located in Quebec City, and you need no car to move around and find the main local attractions. After a great walk around the city, you can enjoy the hotel in the common seating area with a cup of tea or while planning your adventures for the following day.
- B&B Chez Hubert is a fantastic B&B located in Old Quebec and just a short walk from the Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site. There is no better place to stay in Old Quebec than B&B Chez Hubert if you’re looking for a delicious breakfast, a very hospitable host, and beautiful rooms – basically a comfortable environment to stay. And oh, they have free parking too!
- Auberge Internationale de Quebec is a hostel with a great vibe, just like the rest of Old Quebec hotels, which is ideal for tourists who want to focus their trip in this area. The nearest attraction is Citadelle of Quebec, located within walking distance!
Day 6: Hotels in Tadoussac National Park
If you want to visit Tadoussac National Park, you need to find Tadoussac village, which is located in the confluence of Saguenay and Saint Lawrence rivers. It is very popular for its proximity to the Saguenay fjord and the many options to do whale watching!
Here are my recommendations of Tadoussac hotels:
Luxury ($130 USD and above)
- Auberge La Tanière is found 8 kilometers from Tadoussac and offers on-site breakfast to enjoy while sitting on their terrace in front of the lake. What else makes this accommodation such a nice option? How about having fishing, hiking, swimming, kayaking, diving, and wildlife observation activities right there on the property? Sounds great to me!
- Condos-Hotels Natakam is a combination of 32 condos, all sharing a lovely terrace and picnic area to enjoy the peaceful nature around. As part of on-site activities, they offer basketball, hiking, biking, and ice skating. If you like walking to know your surroundings, you will have no problem getting to Les Escoumins Ferry Dock or the Marine Discovery Center.
Middle-priced ($90 – $130 USD)
- Les Appartements de La Bergeronnette is a nice and easy to find apartment in Bergeronnes. This is perfect for groups of up to eight people. It has everything you need, from a fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi, a laundry room, and free parking! A bonus: this property is pet-friendly too!
- Chalet chez les Petit is a beachfront chalet featuring a lounge, garden, private beach area, fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi, and free parking – basically everything you can think of! There is nothing quite like staying on a beachfront with stunning sea views where you can whale watch all day long!
- Gîte de la colline is a lovely B&B located in Baie-Sainte-Catherine, only 3 kilometers from Tadoussac, with a great sun terrace and gorgeous views of the sea. You might also get lucky with the distribution of rooms and get a window view of mountains or gardens.
Budget (up to $100 USD)
- Gite La Bergeronnette is a guest house located in Bergeronnes, Quebec. It’s a super homey spot with a very welcoming host. They serve a delicious homemade breakfast, have Wi-Fi, parking, a large terrace, and laundry service available too! The guest house has a total of 6 bedrooms.
- Tadou-Shack – This is an entire house that can host up to 4 people. The best part about it is that it is located on the beachfront and it has everything you might need for a pleasant stay. Plus, the owners are super nice and helpful!
Day 7: Hotels in Saguenay Fjord
Similar to Tadoussac, Saguenay Fjord National Park is a gorgeous attraction in Canada, part of the intersection between rivers and holds a different view, combining both water stream and cliffs.
The word “Fjord” refers to a small narrow bay with steep cliffs created by a glacier. You will want a night here so you can admire the sunrise and sunset effects of this magical show. Here are some amazing accommodation options:
Luxury ($120 USD and above)
- Résidence Touristique Chicoutimi has a very spacious apartment room with gorgeous views of the Fjords. The apartment also has a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. It’s a 5-minute drive from Chicoutimi Résidence Touristique and 1 km away from Vieille Pulperie museum.
- OTL Gouverneur Saguenay is a nice 4-star accommodation that can captivate you with a hot tub and sun terrace. If not, consider that there are some hiking and cycling routes near the hotel. Would you rather use all the property facilities? Enjoy the indoor pool, switch over to their fitness center, or just go and enjoy their nightclub!
- Chateau Murdock Gite et Esthétique 1950 is a lovely 4-star bed & breakfast found a 10-minute walk from the main street, making the surroundings very quiet and calm. The guests can enjoy the local reading area and fireplace for a nice book or benefit from the complimentary Wi-Fi. There is even a personal care clinic with a 1950s atmosphere on the property!
Middle-priced ($90 – $120 USD)
- Appartement de l’Ange has an exceptionally hospitable host who welcomes guests with a bottle of red or white wine and serves countless breakfast options, and leaves treat in the fridge. You’ll never regret booking this apartment! Full access to the amenities, including the beautiful garden, terrace, kitchen, and parking. Alternatively, you can visit Valinouet Ski Resort, just 28 km away, and Monts Valin National Park, located just 27 km away.
- Hotel Le Montagnais is found in the center of the Chicoutimi district, allowing guests to find a grocery store, convenience store, café, and even a shopping center – all within walking distance! Near the hotel, there is also a mountain bike trail and some walking trails.
- Auberge de la Rivière Saguenay offers a stunning view of the Saguenay River. You can dine at the restaurant or enjoy a drink at the bar. You can also arrange tours through the concierge service. The surrounding area offers opportunities to go on a dog sled ride or fish.
Budget (up to $90 USD)
- Gîte du Haut des Arbres has a beautiful sun terrace and views of the pool to make your stay more relaxing. You might even get a bedroom with a view of the river or city, so be sure to pick your favorite if given a chance.
- Motel Panoramique offers a panoramic view of Saguenay Fjord that can be enjoyed from some rooms and the terrace in warmer months. There is also a small children’s playground for the little ones to unwind some energy before or after the activities. If you are visiting the historical sites, Le musée de la Petite Maison Blanche is for you!
- Appartement champêtre is perfect for a family holiday. The apartment is all wooden, in good condition, with a beautiful private garden, terrace, dining area, kitchen, and a parking space on the premises.
Days 8-9: Hotels in Mauricie National Park
The best selection of hotels for this day is in the city of Shawinigan, which is very close to Mauricie National Park. The beauty of this national park includes 150 lakes and a number of ponds filled with wildlife diversity such as moose, black bears, beavers, otters, and even the very rare wood turtles.
The best activities here include camping, canoeing, and kayaking. So, unless you are into camping, you might want to head over to Shawinigan for a comfy hotel!
The city is only 15 kilometers from the park itself, so you can enjoy your day at the park and go back to rest at the hotel. Another option is the town of Grand-Mère, currently known to be part of Shawinigan, that is where I stayed, and I had a very pleasant experience.
Check out my recommended accommodation options:
Luxury ($160 USD and above)
- Kinipi Spa Nordique & Herbergement is a fantastic accommodation that features an on-site Spa & Wellness center and everything else you might need for an amazing, luxury stay! If you want to stay here for the outdoor activities, you can go cycling or hiking in the surroundings.
- La Vieille Maison Rouge is a holiday home that will captivate you with its beautiful rooms and balconies. It’s just perfect if you are traveling in a large group because of their five-bedroom availability, so you can get the entire house for your group and feel at home!
- Domaine de la Baie features a view of the Saint-Maurice River. All rooms are uniquely decorated with private bathrooms—amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, year-round hot tub, and sauna. Québec City and Montreal are 1 hour and 30-minute drive away, while La Mauricie National Park is a 15-minute drive from the inn.
Middle-priced ($100 – $160 USD)
- La Maison Bellemare is probably the closest accommodation to Mauricie National Park (only 350m away)! The place is surrounded by stunning views of both the river and the mountains. Moreover, you can also expect excellent service from the generous and kind host. They cook you breakfast with fresh ingredients, so it tastes so good!
- Maison Cadorette is located very close to the Mauricie National Park. It has beautiful, cozy, and spacious rooms (some of them can accommodate up to 4 people). To get your day started, they serve delicious and healthy breakfasts. You’ll also find a gourmet pizza bistro and café on site.
- Auberge motel Drakkar is a small inn in Shawinigan with outstanding service and good prices for the accommodations. You will find everything you need, even private parking on-site! What more can you wish for?
Budget (up to $100 USD)
- Gîte Chez Baza is an amazing B&B located in Shawinigan. The suite was beautiful, cozy, very spacious, and extremely comfortable. Wake up with a delicious home-cooked breakfast, spend relaxing time at the fire pit, take a dip in the outdoor pool or jacuzzi. If you love to learn how to dance, the owner itself, who was once a Canadian ballroom champion, will teach you for free!
- Aux Berges du St-Maurice is located at the entrance of Maurice Park (that’s how close it is!). All rooms have private bathrooms, a balcony or terrace, and a kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. Guests have access to a shared lounge, ski storage, and ski pass vendor. Cycling, hiking, and canoeing are among the activities available on-site or nearby.
- Comfort Inn & Suites Shawinigan is perfect for family trips as they have childcare services. It also boasts free Wi-Fi, a gym, a work desk, and coffee makers in each room to fit your daily routines. It’s a 5-minute drive from Aréna Jacques Plante and a 10-minute drive from Club de Golf Memorial.
Day 10: Hotels in Ottawa
How can you visit a country and not go through its capital? Every main city is so different around the world, and I am always wondering how it will impress me!
One day will be enough for you to see the must-visit attractions. Among these, I can definitely say that the Alexandra Bridge, ByWard Market, Rideau Canal Locks, and Parliament Hill are only some examples of what will leave your eyes wide open.
You can read more details on things to visit in Ottawa in my 2 weeks around Ontario and Quebec posts.
Luxury ($250 USD and above)
- Le Germain Hotel Ottawa may just top all the hotels in the city of Ottawa with it’s incredibly beautiful modern design, perfect location and delicious on site bar and restaurant. This deluxe hotel has everything you might need for a perfect visit, weather that be for business or pleasure!
- Fairmont Chateau Laurier is one of the best boutique hotels in Ottawa. It is a stunning 5-star historic hotel in the center of Ottawa near the Parliament Buildings and Rideau Canal. Not only will you feel like royalty in the hotel, but you will get 24/7 help from the friendly staff for any travel plans you might need assistance with!
- JstLikeHome – Getaway is a vacation home located about 17 km from the Macdonald Cartier Airport, which is great if you have to catch any early flights. The property will make you feel at home by offering a well-equipped kitchen with a dining area, microwave, fridge, and even an oven!
- Homewood Suites By Hilton Ottawa Downtown has a lovely terrace, and it also offers a fitness center for the guests’ convenience. If you are interested in history, you might want to head over to the Canadian War Museum, which is only a 19-minute walk away!
Middle-priced ($140 – $250 USD)
- The Business Inn diversifies a little from the Ottawa hotels and offers studios and suites, all including a kitchen with a stove. To make life easier for travelers, the rooms have coffee-tea facilities, a clothes steamer, iron, and an air purifier to stay on top of every next step in their itinerary. Near the Inn are the Ottawa City Hall and the Parliament Hill in terms of local attractions.
- ByWard Blue Inn is one of the best 3-star hotels in Ottawa, found right in the ByWard Market, where each room has a microwave and a mini-fridge. Plus, all rooms have a private bathroom, and the BEST part: they have a balcony with an amazing city view!
- Alt Hotel Ottawa is a great 3-star accommodation found very close to the Federal Parliament Buildings that offers guests a great, 24-hour service. Plus, they have an on-site café that serves a variety of snacks, meals, and beverages.
Budget (up to $140 USD)
- Rideau Inn is a beautiful and charming B&B located in the downtown area of Ottawa. All rooms have a TV, a seating area, desk, and balcony. It’s a 2-minute walk to Elgin Street and a 5-minute walk to Rideau Canal.
- HI Ottawa Jail Hostel is one of the budget Ottawa accommodations found in the heart of downtown, very close to many attractions, pubs, and restaurants. Fun fact: the hostel is designed as jail cells which got the hostel to be known and even highlighted as part of the spookiest buildings in the world by Lonely Planet!
Day 11-13: Hotels in Toronto
Crazy to know that Toronto is one of the most populated cities in the country – this can only mean there are infinite activities to do around!
Toronto has a lot to offer, and this is exactly why we decided to spend 4 days there out of our 2 weeks road trip itinerary!
If you want more hotel options, check out my article on Where to Stay in Toronto, where I’ve selected my favorite hotels and divided them by budget! I also recommend taking a look at my post about Things to do in Toronto, so you don’t miss any must-do activities while you’re there!
Luxury ($230 USD and above)
- The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto will spoil you with all the luxury amenities and service you could dream of. The hotel has an indoor saltwater pool, hot tub and sauna, sauna, and 24-hour fitness center (with a personal trainer upon request). Check out their Club lounge on the 20th floor for a panoramic view of Toronto. They also have a bar that serves as a café in the mornings and a cocktail bar in the evenings.
- Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto is one of the best luxury hotels in Toronto found downtown, an amazing choice as well because of their indoor pool, hot tub, and yoga studio. But do not forget that the real magic is in the nearby CN Tower, and to top off your perfect dining experience, head over to the hotel’s Canadian Whiskey Bar.
- Four Seasons Hotel Toronto at Yorkville is a 5-star hotel that’s great for families as they offer babysitting and child services. They also have top amenities like a spa, fitness center, indoor lap pool, and hot tub. The CN Tower is a 10-minute drive away, the Hockey Hall of Fame is 3 km away, and Wonderland is less than 40 minutes away.
Middle-priced ($140 – $230 USD)
- Embassy Suites By Hilton Toronto Airport, as its name implies, is close to Toronto Pearson International Airport. All-suite accommodation features include microwave, mini-fridge, wet bar, coffee maker, desk, and sofa bed. Nearby attractions include Toronto Congress Centre, Woodbine Racetrack, and downtown Toronto.
- Staybridge Suites Toronto is a pet-friendly 4-star hotel. The hotel looks so elegant with amazing facilities such as a fitness center, a courtyard with barbecue, and an outdoor seating area with fishponds.
- Hotel Ocho is housed by the historical 1902 factory building and offers rooms with modern industrial furnishings and artwork. It has an on-site restaurant, lounge, and bikes for rent. Kensington Market and Chinatown are both five minutes away by foot, and the CN Tower and the Royal Ontario Museum are both one kilometer away.
Budget (up to $140 USD)
- Dream Catcher Travel House in Toronto is 2.7 km from Ryerson University. All rooms in this guest house have a seating area, while certain rooms have a kitchenette with microwave, oven, refrigerator, and stovetop. Overall, a great value for money.
- Bright Bedroom- YYZ is located in Toronto. It’s a quiet neighborhood, and all units have a patio, a kitchenette, a seating area, and a dining area. The garden is also great for relaxing.
- Home in Downtown is a guest house located in the Downtown area. Each guest room features air conditioning, a microwave, refrigerator, kettle, hairdryer, and a desk; some rooms have an oven. Bathrooms are shared along with the kitchen, lounge, and garden.
Day 14: Hotels in Niagara Falls, the Canadian side
You know Niagara Falls but haven’t been there yet? It is your opportunity to see the waterfalls from the Canadian side!
While you’re there, you should know that seeing the waterfall does not just mean standing in front of the picture-perfect spot, but there are more ways to enjoy this natural masterpiece. I recommend checking out my full list of Niagara Falls Tours for more details!
Here are some accommodation options divided by price range for you to choose:
Luxury ($160 USD and above)
- Sterling Inn & Spa is a 4-star hotel located very close to Niagara Falls. You will be spoiled with the comforts of your spacious rooms, the hotel services, and the food options here. Don’t miss their full-service spa while staying at Sterling Inn & Spa!
- The White House Boutique B&B offers a garden, an enjoyable patio, and free Wi-Fi. As for breakfast, you can have the classic American breakfast or go for the vegetarian options. Want to go out for an adventure? Ask for the bicycle rental service and go cycling nearby!
- Explorer House Bed & Breakfast will impress you with their 3-course sit-down breakfast offered each morning. Every room has a view of the lovely garden, and among the facilities, there is also the option of luggage storage, which is ideal when you plan on heading out of town in the evening!
Middle-priced ($110- $160 USD)
- Redwood Bed and Breakfast, which is located 2 minutes drive to Niagara Falls, features Victorian-style rooms with hardwood floors and soft colors. The place is simply clean, quiet, and spacious. You will also love the hot, delicious breakfast served every morning.
- Serene Niagara Inn is a 4-star inn located only 2 km away from Niagara Falls views. Between the closeness to the waterfalls and the great service from the inn hosts, you will want to stay here for more than a day for sure!
- Bedham Hall B&B has an amazing overlooking view of the Niagara Gorge. All suites have jetted tubs and fireplaces. Free Wi-Fi and parking are available too.
Budget (up to $110 USD)
- Your Oasis in Niagara Falls Canada is an excellent option among the cheap hotels in Canada, as a budget accommodation that offers very good service and value for money. The apartment has a terrace with river views and a garden for all nature lovers, perfect for some relaxation moments!
- Blue Moon Motel is a budget accommodation located just a 10-minute drive from Niagara Falls. There’s an outdoor swimming pool, picnic area with barbecues, and well-equipped kitchen and children’s play area.
- Ambiance By The Falls B&B is just a 10-minute walk from the Clifton Hill tourist district. A hearty breakfast awaits you at the property (there are plenty of options too). The property is 1 kilometer away from Hornblower Niagara Cruise and 650 meters away from Casino Niagara.
Day 15: Hotels in Thousand Islands
What’s there to see in Thousand Islands? Literally 1,864 islands! This archipelago goes for 80 kilometers through Saint Lawrence River!
Some people choose not to stay there overnight, as you can see the area in half a day or so, but it would involve too much driving, so we chose to stay there overnight. If you want to do the same, here are my recommended options:
Luxury ($160 USD and above)
- The Noble Suites is a historically recognized property, completely renovated with modern amenities for the guests to enjoy. Although it is situated in Brockville, the accommodation is close to Thousands Islands and has many local shops and restaurants nearby. Each suite is individually themed but still keeping its historical vibe!
- Rosemount Inn is close to downtown Kingston and has many shops and restaurants. The inn dates back to 1849 and keeps part of its historic beauty in the design. Need to relax? You can enjoy the private garden or go over to the on-site spa for a massage and facial so that you can feel spoiled during your stay!
Middle-priced ($120 – $160 USD)
- Sir Isaac Brock B&B Luxury Suites is located in Brockville, and some of its amenities include a beautiful sun terrace! It is a great accommodation where you can spend some relaxing time before heading towards more adventure!
- Hampton Inn Brockville has super spacious, comfortable, clean, and pleasing rooms. Oh, and don’t forget to enjoy the indoor pool, gym, and daily continental breakfast!
Budget (up to $120 USD)
- Aquarius Motel is located 2.7 km from the historic town of Perth. Every room is equipped with a work desk, microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker. There’s also a children’s playground and free parking in the vicinity. Local calls and calls within North America are free.
- Tekdiv B&B is a lovely B&B located only 6 kilometers away from Thousand Islands National Parks! Among the features, they have a great on-site restaurant and, wait for it, even a scuba diving school! This accommodation has a very chic and homey feel – I stayed there, and I loved it!
|👑 For Luxury:||$250|
|💵 For Mid Range:||$160|
|🛏️ For Budget:||$110|
|📅 Ideal Road Trip:||2 Weeks|
|✈️ Cost of traveling:||Medium|
|🏙️ Must stay city:||Quebec City|
|🌲 Best stay in nature:||Saguenay Fjord|
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Frequently asked questions about Canadaian road trips
🚗 When is the best time to visit Canada for a road trip?
September to November is the most optimal time to take a road trip, as the weather is very comfortable and the fall foliage is in full bloom. You are not exposed to extreme heat during the summer or frigid temperatures during the winter.
⛔ Can I drive without a Canadian driver’s license?
US citizens with valid licenses do not need an international permit (valid for 90 days) for driving in Canada. The rest of the world should obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP) and purchase insurance to rent a car.
💸 How much are the usual car rentals in Canada?
Depending on the company and the season, prices vary. For example, I got my economy car for 44-48 CAD a day through RentalCars or AutoEurope. Also, check out my things you should know before renting a car blog to learn more.
⏱️ How long is the road trip from Montreal to Ontario?
It took me two weeks to travel from Montreal to Ontario, which allowed me to explore the area, experience the food and culture, as well as participate in different activities. You can see my full itinerary if you need some inspiration.
I hope this selection of some of the best hotels in Canada was useful in planning your trip! I divided my recommendations by city (Montreal, Quebec, Ottawa, and more!), so you can start putting together your future road trip to Canada right away and book your hotels in a matter of minutes!
The accommodations are also divided by price range, and all of them have fabulous reviews. Again, don’t forget to book your accommodation in advance to get the best deals.
I hope you’ll have fun during your vacation in Canada!
If you have any questions or just want to leave a comment about your experience, just leave a comment, and I’ll be more than happy to get back with an answer.
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Hi. Thanks for all your detail description. I want to ask You something important about the car and the cities! What did you do with the car when You spent days in the Big cities (such us Montreal, Ottawa or Quebec!?) How expensive is it to park all day long?
I actually have a full article with advice on how to rent a car in Canada, where I also share my knowledge on parking spots! Check it out here!
Enjoy your holiday!
Wow! only 2 weeks and all those cities! Being Canadian, we often spend full week to most of the destinations you’ve been to! Feel free to come back!
I wish I could’ve spent more time, Canada is really amazing! Can’t wait to come back! 🙂