Canada’s 10 stays of Christmas
To paraphrase the famous jingle: "On the first day of Christmas my true love ordered me, a hot toddy in the lobby." Partridges in pear trees are all well and good, but a more practical (and less messy) way to get into the holiday spirit is to visit one of Canada's many festive hotels. The Great White North is blessed with the best such establishments on the planet, what with our reliable white Christmases and the crackling fireplaces, plentiful evergreens and mulled beverages they entail. And there's plenty of variety — everything from traditionally bedecked lodges and inns to urban havens that add holiday sparkle to their hipness. Herewith are our picks for the top 10 most festive hotels in Canada.
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