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Our team would love to share with you some inspirational posts and useful articles for planning your next trip. From winter activities in Revelstoke to tips on pet-friendly travel (and everything in between), we’ve got it covered. If you have any queries or ideas of your own, we’d love to hear them! Please feel free to reach out via Facebook or Instagram.

Romantic Escapes: Exquisite Date Nights With Sutton Place

Spending quality time with the one you love is very important so why not treat your special someone to a night spent together in love and luxury with our exclusive Romance Package. Enjoy a special rate while you slip into romance and indulge in an elegant staycation at The Sutton Place Hotels in Vancouver, Halifax or Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Included in your stay is a bottle of wine, box of chocolates, plus complimentary parking.  

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Introducing Our Les Clefs d'Or Concierges

At The Sutton Place Hotels, we are pleased to offer concierge service that is second to none. In our locations at Vancouver and Halifax, we are proud to have expert concierges on hand, who are members of Les Clefs d’Or. 

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The Best Coffee In Toronto - 5 Of Our Fave Hangs

We’re not lying when we say our day can’t begin until after coffee. Lucky for us, Toronto has some incredible options to get our Java fix. These baristas are passionate about their beans, and you just know that each and every brew is going to be special. We’ve managed to whittle our fave cup of joe down to just five independent coffee shops. Here’s where we go for the best coffee in Toronto…

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25 Awesome Things To Do In And Around Toronto – Part Two

We set ourselves the challenge of providing you with 25 awesome things to do in and around Toronto, and 25 awesome things you will get! Last time we highlighted gems such as The Second City Comedy Club, Ripley’s Aquarium, and St. Lawrence Market. In no particular order, here’s part two for you to enjoy:

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25 Awesome Things To Do In And Around Toronto – Part One

There are so many awesome things to do in and around Toronto. As Canada’s largest—and North America’s fastest growing city—Toronto has become a bucket list destination thanks to its architecture, green spaces, vibrant culture and melting pot of more than 200 distinct ethnicities. To make your trip to Toronto easier, we thought we’d share 25 awesome things to do in and around Toronto. In no particular order, here’s part one:

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Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar - A Michelin Guide Recommended Restaurant

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, located in The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver, sets a national standard in fine dining and hospitality. It's no wonder that the Michelin Guide inspectors have named it as a recommended restaurant.

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The Best Waterfalls In Revelstoke

If you’re looking to see one of the beautiful waterfalls in Revelstoke, we recommend you start with this list. We’ve included a couple of popular spots as well as a couple of lesser-known oases. 

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The Best Patios In Halifax

Summer is here, and that can only mean one thing – it’s patio season! Our Chef Concierge at The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax, James, has put together his top picks of the best patios to enjoy the sunshine this summer in Halifax.

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The Best Upscale Restaurant In Vancouver

Looking for the best restaurant in Vancouver? There are some hot contenders, for sure, but when it comes to the Best Upscale Restaurant in Vancouver, there’s one clear winner. The acclaimed Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster at The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver received exemplary praise at The 2023 Vancouver Magazine Awards cementing their place as a must-visit dining establishment in the city.

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The Best Vineyards In Halifax

Nestled in the heart of Atlantic Canada, Halifax offers a delightful mix of history, culture, natural beauty, and—not to be overlooked—a flourishing wine industry. The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax is proud to present the ultimate guide to Halifax's best wineries. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or a casual enthusiast, our guide will introduce you to the finest wineries in the area, all conveniently accessible from your luxurious accommodations at The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax.

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Things To Do This Mother’s Day In Vancouver

Set yourself a reminder: Sunday, May 14th, 2023 is Mother’s Day in Canada. As the flowers bloom and the days begin to warm, what better time to recognize and celebrate the matriarchs in our lives? After all, they do so much for us! From Moms and Nanas to guardians and caregivers, here are some beautiful ways to say thanks to the “Mother” in your life.

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Summer in Revelstoke: Couple Itinerary

Looking for a summer escape that captures all of the thrills of the outdoors? Then look no further than Revelstoke in British Columbia. In the summertime, Revelstoke warms up and comes alive with opportunities for outdoor activities. We’ve put together the itinerary for your couple getaway! 

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Discover The Golfer's Paradise That Awaits You In Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Halifax, Nova Scotia is home to several golf courses, and the sport is growing in popularity in the region. During the summer months (June-August), the average temperature here ranges from 18°C to 22°C (64°F to 72°F), which makes it a comfortable climate to enjoy a round or two. We’d love to share with you five of the courses that make Halifax a golfer’s paradise in Nova Scotia.

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The Best Places To See Spring Blossoms In Vancouver

Spring is the perfect time to explore Vancouver as the city awakens from its winter slumber. The streets are strewn with cherry trees, magnolias, dogwoods, and rhododendrons (to name a few!) but where are the best places to see spring blossoms in Vancouver? Let’s dive right in!

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5 Things To Remember For Skiing In Revelstoke

Revelstoke is a mountain town in British Columbia, Canada, famous for its skiing terrain. It is a paradise for hardcore skiers looking for thrill and adventure. Indeed, the town has the longest vertical drop in North America with an elevation of 1,713 meters. Skiers and snowboarders from all over the world come to Revelstoke to experience its world-class skiing. However, to make the most out of your ski trip, you need to check these five things:

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5 of Vancouver’s Top Seafood Delights

There's nothing quite like a succulent seafood dinner to whet your appetite and leave your taste buds begging for more. Vancouver is famous for its fresh seafood, and there's no shortage of top-notch restaurants to indulge your cravings. Whether you're a seafood connoisseur or a novice just dipping your toes in the ocean, we're sure you’ll find something to tickle your fancy at one of these exquisite dining establishments. 

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Elevate Your Trip With Vancouver’s Top 5 Arts & Culture Experiences

Welcome, culture connoisseurs! We all know that Vancouver is a city full of life and energy, but did you know that it's also home to some of the most inspiring art and cultural experiences around? From mesmerizing ballet performances to jaw-dropping exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery, there's no shortage of things to see and do when staying with us in The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver. 

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West Coast Vs East Coast: Which Is Canada’s Best?

Canada’s diverse land is as beautiful as it is vast. From ocean to ocean (to ocean, in fact), there’s a plethora of adventures ready and waiting for you to explore. In this post, we’d thought we’d pit the Maritimes against the PNW in an all-out battle to discover which is best: Canada’s west coast or Canada’s east coast.

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Here’s Why Halifax, Nova Scotia Needs To Be On Your Travel Bucket List

Halifax is the provincial capital of Novia Scotia. It owes its existence to its harbour, which made the city a vital port in Atlantic trade. It’s the aboriginal home of the Mi’kmaq First Nations and has a history rich in agriculture. A trip to the East Coast wouldn’t be complete without a visit to this Canadian gem. Here’s why Halifax, Nova Scotia needs to be on your travel bucket list:

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Discovering Vancouver – A Hidden West Coast Gem!

When planning a trip along the west coast of North America, Vancouver is a key destination. This scenic city lies within the same famous Pacific Northwest region as Portland and Seattle and is truly a feature of Canadian tourism. From Spring to Winter, there is a ton of activities for young and old alike, no matter the weather. We’ve put together a select few of Vancouver’s best-known secrets.

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Things To Do In Revelstoke In Winter

Honestly, where do we start? There are just so many things to do in Revelstoke in winter! This charming resort receives an average 10.5 metres of powder every year, making it the perfect destination for winter recreation. Revelstoke, BC is where small town vibes meet big mountain thrills. Prices are reasonable and adventures are limitless. There’s even Mount Revelstoke National Park! We’d love to share with you our top 8 things to do in Revelstoke in winter. 

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The Best Restaurants In Vancouver

The food scene in Vancouver is growing and with it grows the variety of cuisines on offer. In this blog, we’d love to share with you 5 of the best restaurants in Vancouver as selected by our team. Grab your antacids and indulge along with us!

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Travelling With Pets - Our Top Tips

It’s never been easier to take your furry friends on vacation! Travelling with pets is now so commonplace that most accommodations will offer pet-friendly options. Some hotels will even provide a welcome amenity such as a bed, food bowl, and treat. However, before you pack up fido into a car crate there’s a few important things to consider. In this blog we’d love to share with you some of the tips we’ve learnt through travelling with pets, as well as some of the advice we wish we’d known sooner.

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Ski Resorts In British Columbia – 8 Of Our Favourites

Some of North America’s best ski resorts are in British Columbia. When moist, warm coastal air from the Pacific collides with the cold, dry climate of BC’s mountains, the ideal conditions are created for waist-deep pow. So we thought we’d share some of our favourite ski resorts in British Columbia. We couldn’t just stop at a “Top 5”, so there’s 8! Which ones are on your bucketlist?

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10 Awesome Fall Activities In Vancouver, BC

Fall isn’t all about cozy knitwear and everything pumpkin-spiced (although, we agree, it’s a huge part). As the weather begins to get cooler and the days a little shorter, we find ourselves seeking solace in fresh local produce, vibrant culture, and cozy cafés. We also like to experience the vivid change of seasons up close, and spend time in our beautiful outdoors. There’s no shortage of awesome fall activities in Vancouver. Here’s 10 of our faves to inspire you:

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