October 27, 2011
By: Five Star Alliance
Starwood is handing out the treats this Halloween. Book the "Trick or Suite" package by October 31, 2011 to get in on the action (the biggest suite sale of the year!) The Toronto Star points out that you can snag 40% off suites at hotels like the Westin Trillium House at Blue Mountain, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal, W Montreal "and four properties in Toronto, including Le Meridien King Edward, Sheraton Toronto, Westin Harbour Castle and Sheraton Parkway." For weekend stays with arrivals Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays, for travel through December 30, 2011. Black-out dates apply at each property.
October 7, 2011
By: Mary Winston Nicklin
For a romantic taste of old Europe close to home, what could be better than Montréal? Take a jaunt to the historic island city and revel in the delicious food and vibrant scene. In the middle of the action, the Hotel Le St-James is one of the most prestigious addresses in Old Montréal, housed in the former Merchants' Bank building on Saint-Jacques Street, offering easy access to shops, restaurants, and the city's financial hub. This elegant hotel has a spa and a highly-rated eatery called XO Le Restaurant, featuring local organic ingredients. Book the "Amore Package," available until December 31, 2011, and you're guaranteed a luxurious and romantic getaway. Priced from $590 per night in a Deluxe Room ($665 in a Junior Suite), the package includes valet service, Irish Coffee for two at XO Le Restaurant, a 60-minute massage in Le Spa for two persons (or a two-hour massage for one person), Continental Breakfast for two, and a late check-out of 2 pm. This package must be booked at least 48 hours in advance in order to reserve the massage times according to Spa availability.
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June 27, 2011
By: Mary Winston Nicklin
The 32nd edition of the Montreal Jazz Festival is in full swing. With more than 3,000 artists from 30 countries performing 650 concerts for 2.5 million visitors, it's one of the largest jazz festivals in the world. Fret not- it's not too late to experience this sensational event! The star line-up will continue to dazzle the crowds through July 4, 2011. Stay at Le Germain Montreal, a trendy boutique hotel located downtown, and they'll even hook you up with VIP treatment! The Jazz Festival package includes accommodations for one night, breakfast at Laurie Raphaël Restaurant Montréal, parking for one vehicle, and a festival kit packed with two official t-shirts, a shoulder bag, access to Open House evenings and the Montreal Guitar Show, two $5 discount vouchers for the Old Montreal walking tour, and two compilation CDs from the 2010 Festival. Priced from $299 per night.