Toronto, Ontario (Vocus/PRWEB) January 25, 2011
InnVest REIT Hotels offers Canadians a reason to get out and enjoy the cold this winter. With hotel packages and unbeatable rates at many of its hotels in festival cities like Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec City, guests will enjoy saving money on hotel accommodations while celebrating with family and friends during a perfect winter weekend getaway this February.
"Canada’s winter festivals are a wonderful way to discover our country’s cultural diversity and enjoy everything frosty and cold," says Linda Jamieson, vice president of sales & marketing for InnVest REIT Hotels. "Each year these winter festivals take place in some of Canada’s most beautiful cities and InnVestREIThotels.com is a great resource to find hotel options and packages in these cities."
Montreal High Lights Festival
One of Canada’s premiere urban festivals, the 12th annual Montreal High Lights Festival (“Montreal en Lumiere”) from February 17-27 offers festival-goers a great way to beat the February blah’s. At various locations throughout downtown Montreal and Old Montreal, the city transforms into an urban theatre of entertainment, concerts, workshops, tastings and exhibitions. Weekend festival accommodations at Comfort Inn Montreal Airport in Pointe Claire start at just $84.99. Located in the heart of the West Island, just 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, guests can take advantage of the free airport shuttle – perfect for those flying into Montreal’s Trudeau International airport for the weekend.
Food and wine aficionados will delight in the special fixed price menus throughout the city and the all night art celebration of Nuit Blanche. Starting from $114 for two people the Quality Hôtel Centre-ville Montreal’s festival package is a great way to begin your tasting adventures. Set in the heart of Montreal's Latin quarter, this Montreal hotel package includes two scarves, wine & cheese cocktails for two at Bistro SAQ (on the site of Old Port), a $10 gift certificate for la Boutique Les Délices de l'Erable and traditional maple syrup candy treats to enjoy.
Ottawa Winterlude Festival
Winterlude is one of Canada's greatest winter celebrations in the nation’s capital, perfect for fun-seekers of all ages. From February 4-21 the young at heart can witness the city’s world-renowned ice sculpture competition or play at North America’s largest snow playground. One Ottawa hotel perfect for your family getaway is the Delta Ottawa Hotel & Suites on Queen Street which has a family vacation package starting at just $174 that includes breakfast, parking and Beavertails coupons.
This year marks Winterlude’s 33rd year. Why not celebrate opening night at the Canadian Museum of Civilization this year? Located less than 10 minutes from downtown, Travelodge Ottawa East is offering festival rates starting from just $89.99. This 128 room family-friendly hotel features heated indoor salt water pool to enjoy at the end of a busy day skating the world’s largest skating rink, the Rideau Canal.
Quebec Winter Carnival
Join your fellow Canadians in the Carnival's 57th year from January 28 to February 13. Well known as the world's largest winter celebration, visitors will delight in the many parades, outdoor concerts, dogsled races and international snow sculpture competitions this festival offers. Discover Hilton Quebec’s carnival package starting from $249 for two people. This package includes overnight accommodation in room with panoramic view, buffet breakfast, a special Winter Carnival kit and access to their heated outdoor pool.
If zip lines, outdoor movies and snow rafting are more your style, be sure to check out activities on the Plains of Abraham, which has been turned into an enormous outdoor playground. Carnival-goers will enjoy rates at Quality Suites Québec starting from $139.99 including breakfast. Situated just 10 km from downtown, this Québec hotel is also close to the great outdoors where guests can enjoy Mont Ste-Anne, the ideal choice for downhill skiing to include in your family getaway weekend.
About InnVest REIT Hotels
The InnVest REIT Hotels portfolio includes over 140 hotels from many respected brand names in the hospitality industry and is one of the most versatile hotel companies in Canada. Hotels include Best Western, Comfort Inn, Delta, Fairmont, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Quality, Radisson, Sheraton, Staybridge Suites and Travelodge. InnVest has hotels conveniently located in or close to most major cities, airports, conference centres, universities and tourist attractions.
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