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Edmonton hotels

10 Cool Kid-Friendly Hotels Across Canada

By LIZ BRUCKNER

FantasyLand Hotel at the West Edmonton Mall

Complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi aside, when visiting a hotel with the shorter set, it’s the kid-specific perks that garner real praise with parents. From kid concierges to in-hotel scavenger hunts, these nationwide homes-away-from-home earn serious child-friendly clout. (more…)

Best Business Hotels in Edmonton

Best Business Hotels in Edmonton

Best Business Hotels in Edmonton (Photo: bulliver)

When coming to Alberta’s capital to get work done, you want comfortable digs that can accommodate your professional needs in addition to your personal ones. We’ve compiled this list of the best business hotels in Edmonton that will make your next trip here comfortable, easy and productive.

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5 Most Luxurious Hotels in Edmonton

Most Luxurious Hotels in Edmonton

Most Luxurious Hotels in Edmonton: #1 is the elegant Fairmont Hotel Macdonald (Photo: mastermaw)

1. Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
This historic hotel in downtown Edmonton offers luxurious accommodations overlooking the scenic River Valley. Elegant décor, modern amenities, fine dining options and elaborate facilities provide guests with an incredibly posh and relaxing setting.
• Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, 10065-100 St., 1-800-257-7544, website
• Map and reviews  (more…)

New Hotel Openings Across Canada

By WAHEEDA HARRIS

Photo: courtesy of Design Hotels

Good news for travellers: Several new hotels are opening their doors in Canadian cities in the next few months, and some have just opened their doors for the summer. Here’s what’s new and fabulous for the latter half of 2012. (more…)

New Hotels Opening Across Canada in 2012

Trump Tower Hotel in progress

By Waheeda Harris

Canadians will have more options for hotel accommodation in the new  year. Here’s what’s opening from coast to coast in 2012. (more…)

7 of Canada’s Most Haunted Hotels

By SHANNON KELLY

Quebec City's Château Frontenac (Photo by HuTDoG83)

Is anything better than a good ghost story? Have your own to tell after you spend a night at one of these hotels known for their paranormal activity. After hearing creepy tales of murders, hangings and ghosts snuggling up to guests in bed, you’ll be thankful if things merely go bump in the night. Happy Halloween!

1. Fairmont Algonquin
St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick
The most haunted room in the 19th-century hotel is rumoured to be no. 473, where guests report seeing a weeping bride, the ghost of a woman who apparently took her own life in the room after being left at the altar. Guests have also recounted sightings of a ghostly bellhop roaming the halls. The hotel revels in its haunted history, telling campfire ghost stories and giving ghost tours. Book it.

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