TORONTO — Hot on the heels of openings in 100 Mile House, B.C. and Leduc, Alta., Realstar Hospitality invites travellers to visit its newest Days Inn location on Wagon Wheel Blvd across from Alberta’s largest mall – Crossiron Mills and close to Century Downs Casino. The purpose-built Days Inn – Calgary North Balzac offers 110 rooms and suites each with microwave and mini-refrigerator, free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and a complimentary deluxe Daybreak Café breakfast.
EDMONTON — Vancouver‐based Coast Hotels is expanding its presence in Alberta by welcoming a new franchise partner at the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and the Nisku Industrial Business Park, the largest industrial business park in Western Canada. The property will sport the Coast Hotels’ brand effective November 15, 2017. An extensive renovation will create a recreational and hospitality concept unique to the region. A complete overhaul of the 15,000 square foot centrally located atrium will offer guests a one-of-a‐kind experience complete with pool, water‐park with slide, open concept dining, espresso bar and cafe, as well as a fitness centre with overarching views. Building exterior updates are also underway.
HALIFAX — Having gone through a very thorough and in-depth $12.5 million renovation, a long-standing city hotel has been revitalized and renewed to become the DoubleTree by Hilton Halifax Dartmouth. The hotel marks the second DoubleTree to be opened for the Hilton brand in Nova Scotia. The DoubleTree by Hilton Halifax Dartmouth was previously the Holiday Inn Harbourview, and is owned and managed by Manga Hotels.
MERRITT, B.C. — Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of the Best Western Plus Merritt Hotel, located at 3969 Crawford Ave, on Aug. 31. Owned byKulwant Sekhon, the 100 per cent smoke-free hotel features 83 guest rooms including 15 suites. Hotel amenities include a full hot complimentary breakfast, indoor heated pool, hot tub and 24-hour fitness centre. Tesla stations are available to charge up your electric car. Each room is equipped with 43-inch flat screen television, microwave, mini-refrigerator, and free wireless Internet access. The hotel has a pet friendly policy.