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Quebec hotels

12 Canadian Hotels that Made History


John Lennon Suite at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, site of the famous 1969 "bed-in" (Photo: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts)

Whether spectacular, notorious, or just plain odd, these hotels all have a story to tell.

One served as a backdrop for  a rare Marilyn Monroe photo shoot when she was at the height of her fame, another was the site of John and Yoko’s legendary “bed-in” in the ’60s, still others were hideouts for bootleggers and recluses.


Luc Boissy of Domaine Château-Bromont in Quebec’s Eastern Townships

By Waheeda Harris

Executive chef of the four restaurants (Les Quatres Canards, La Trattoria, Bistro at the Hôtel and Les Terrasses) of the Domaine Château-Bromont resort in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Luc Boissy has spent his career devoted to La Belle Province and its distinct cuisine. (more…)

North America’s First TRYP by Wyndham Hotel Opens in Quebec City

By Waheeda Harris

Quebec City scooped the Big Apple as the destination for North America’s first TRYP by Wyndham hotel on December 1,  joining hot spots like Paris, Montevideo, Lisbon, Buenos Aires and Berlin. (more…)

Hotel Tour: Quebec City’s Hotel 71

By Amanda Halm

In a 19th-century bank building, Hotel 71 has a five-star feel in a four-star accommodation. Its best features include the expansive views of the Old Port neighbourhood and, get this: a penthouse with a staircase that spirals to a private outdoor terrace.


Perks & Quirks: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal

Photo by Michel Julien

By Kat Tancock

Goat cheese, or chèvre, is a common sight on hotel menus, but usually the cheese doesn’t come from the hotel’s own goats. (more…)