TORONTO — Hotels.com has published a list of the top-rated boutique hotels across the country, as ranked by customer reviews on its website. Thistledown House in North Vancouver placed first with an average score of five out of five.
“Whether you’re travelling to enjoy the arts, food or music, our guest reviews are a helpful starting point to planning any vacation because they are written by travellers who have actually stayed at the hotels,” said Taylor L. Cole, travel expert for Hotels.com. “I like to filter our reviews by trip type like ‘Family, Business, Romance,’ and date which gives a better indication of what to expect when checking in.”
Other high-ranking properties include the Always Inn Bed & Breakfast, Niagara Falls, Ont.; Brancliff Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.; Harbour House, An Ontario’s Finest Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.; Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, Victoria, B.C.; First Tracks Lodge, Whistler, B.C.; Auberge Bonaparte, Montreal; Gîte La Marmotte, Eastman, Que.; Hotel Du Vieux Quebec, Quebec; Hôtel Le St-James, Montreal; Le Petit Hôtel, Montreal; The Harbourview Inn, Smiths Cove, N.S., The Maple Inn, Parrsboro, N.S.; Prince County Bed & Breakfast, Miscouche, P.E.I.; and The James Hotel, Saskatoon.