This seven-night Eastern Canada Self-Drive holiday includes two nights in Toronto, one night in Ottawa, two nights in Quebec, one night in Montreal, and one night in Kingston.
This Canadian self-drive holiday is a great way to discover a variety of bustling and beautiful cities at your own pace. A land dominated by forest and stunning scenery, yet also so urbanised with towering skyscrapers and modern shopping centres; in Canada you’ll be sure to have the best of both worlds.
Your self-drive adventure begins with a flight from the UK to Toronto. Pick up your hire car and drive to your contemporary hotel for a two-night stay; with famous attractions such as the CN Tower, Royal Ontario Museum, and Allan Gardens nearby. Your journey then continues with one night in a quaint hotel in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, then onto a traditional-style hotel in Quebec for one night – home to one of Canada’s largest shopping centres, Laurier Quebec.
Drive onwards to Montreal for a one-night stay on an island in the St Lawrence River, just a stone’s throw away from vibrant Sainte-Catherine Street. The finale of your trip is one night in a modern hotel in Kingston surrounded by beautiful gardens and architecture. Your self-drive holiday comes to an end on day eight when you drop your car off at the airport and take your flight home back to the UK.
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|Days 1 to 3||UK to Toronto|
|Days 3 to 4||Ottawa|
|Days 4 to 6||Quebec|
|Days 6 to 7||Montreal|
|Days 7 to 8||Kingston|
|Day 8||Kingston to UK|
Your Canadian self-drive holiday get underway with your flight from the UK to Toronto. Pick up your car hire at the airport and transfer to the Bond Place Hotel for a two-night room-only stay. The Bond Hotel is located at the foot of Yonge and Dundas Square in the heart of Downtown Toronto. Urban meets adventure at this contemporary Canada hotel; from the bright and social lobby through to the stylish and well-equipped guest rooms, you'll have no problem making yourself at home!
Make plans for your day over a relaxed cooked-to-order breakfast. Step outside the hotel and go shopping at the high-end shops at The CF Toronto Eaton Centre, look for bargains at Kensington Market and St Lawrence Market, or explore Allen Gardens Conservatory and Yorkville.
Contemporary design meets chic style in the guest rooms and suites. From comfy beds to aid a restful night's sleep to Wi-Fi access to keep in touch, individual climate control to cool things down, and tea/coffee making facilities so you can make a drink whenever you wish - you'll soon settle in.
The restaurant is the go-to place at mealtimes offering a varied menu of Mediterranean-style dishes to tempt your palate. The bar/lounge is the spot to relax with a book, watch the world go by, or socialise with your fellow guests over a gin and tonic or a glass of local wine. You'll also find a great choice of bars and eateries to enjoy on Yonge and Dundas Square.
Drive from Toronto to Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, in the east of southern Ontario. Check into the Capital Hill Hotel and Suites for a one-night room-only stay. Located in Downtown Ottawa, you're just a short walk from the National Arts Centre and Parliament Hill. Cruise along Dow's Lake, pick up some Canadian souvenirs from the bustling Byward Market, and take a stroll around Gatineau Park. You can even get cultural at the Canadian Museum of Nature and the National Gallery of Canada.
The facilities at Capital Hill Hotel and Suites include: a cafe, parking, Internet access, business centre, gym, photocopies/fax, and laundry/dry cleaning services.
Bibliotheque Cafe serves up a variety of scrumptious delights at breakfast and lunch. Start your day with a traditional Canadian breakfast or fill up on eggs Benedict and pancakes. At lunchtime, tuck into soup, salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and pasta. Finish your meal off with a slice of chocolate truffle or red velvet cake.
There are a total of 150 guestrooms at the Capital Hill Hotel and Suites. Queen Rooms include a queen-sized bed, writing desk and executive chair, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi Internet, telephone with voicemail, hairdryer, coffee/tea maker, and iron/ironing board.
From Ottawa you'll then drive on to Quebec; a predominantly French-speaking province in eastern Canada. Arrive at Hotel Manoir Victoria for a two-night room-only stay. Located in the centre of Old Quebec, this hotel is near to the St Lawrence River and Musee de la Civilisation. With six large shopping centres found within under a half an hour drive, you can shop until you drop. Be sure to visit Laurier Québec, one of Canada's largest shopping centres. For a change of scenery, visit the aquarium or explore authentic lifestyle and culture at the Traditional Huron Site.
Hotel Manoir Victoria has a plethora of facilities including: an indoor pool, two restaurants, bar/lounge, Internet lounge, sauna, spa, gym/health club, car hire, dry cleaning/laundry, safety deposit boxes, business centre, room service, babysitting on request, city tours, and Wi-Fi Internet access.
Tuck into a hearty breakfast in La Table du Manoir including bacon, sausage, croissants, French toast, hash browns, crepes, and omelettes, as well as healthy options such as yoghurt, muesli, fruit, and whole-wheat toast. In the evening, enjoy a range of Nordic specialities as well as poached salmon, pizzas, burgers, and crème brulee in Chez Boulay Bistro Boreal.
Hotel Manoir Victoria features 156 modern rooms and suites. All include: room service, safe, hairdryer, minibar, coffee maker, telephone, 37-inch flat-screen HD television, iron and ironing board, air-conditioning, alarm clock with iPhone and iPod charger/player, and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.
After a fun two days in Quebec, you'll then move on to Montreal, the largest city in the Quebec province. Check into Hotel Les Suites Labelle for a one-night room-only stay. This pleasant hotel is just a stone's throw away from Sainte-Catherine Street with its interconnecting tower buildings and shopping complexes, Notre Dame Basilica, and Bonsecours Market. Montreal Botanical Garden is also a must-see place to visit; boasting over 185 acres of native and exotic flora with themed greenhouses and gardens including a Chinese Lantern Garden.
Les Suites Labelle has a plethora of facilities including: an American breakfast buffet, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, fitness centre, 24-hour reception, business centre, rooftop terrace, luggage storage, reservation service, tourist information counter, vending machines, indoor parking, and laundry room.
Tuck into a hearty American buffet-style breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausages, hash browns, and croissants accompanied by coffee, tea, and refreshing juices. You're also close to a variety of eateries serving Mediterranean, Vietnamese, Italian, Japanese, and Canadian cuisine.
The 97 suites and studios at this Montreal hotel range from Queen Studios through to Executive Suites. Queen Studios include an LCD flat-screen television, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, and kitchenette with microwave oven, mini fridge, toaster, hob, coffee-maker, cooking utensils, cutlery, and crockery.
The finale of your Canadian self-drive is spent in the city of Kingston on Lake Ontario. Check in for a one-night bed and breakfast stay at Best Western Plus Fireside Inn. Located near the Thousand Islands, this area is a hub for outdoor activities. Depart on a boat tour along the St Lawrence River or take a trip to see Fort Henry National Historic Site. Admire the beautiful architecture at Kingston City Hall or stroll around the beautiful gardens at Bellevue House.
The plethora of facilities at Best Western Plus Fireside Inn include: a seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool, restaurant and cocktail lounge, complimentary full breakfast, 100% smoke-free hotel, multilingual staff, 24-hour reception, airport car, and complimentary parking.
Feast on a complimentary breakfast with a choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, hot breakfast meat, and yoghurts accompanied by refreshing juices and hot coffee in the restaurant. Enjoy cocktails seven days a week from 11:00 until 16:00 at Tom's Place.
There are a total of 74 guestrooms at Best Western Plus Fireside Inn. Rooms include: a 37-inch cable satellite television, in-room movie package, fridge, fireplace, coffee/tea maker, hairdryer, DVD player available, vanity mirror, wake-up calls, alarm clock, iron/ironing board, radio, complimentary calls under 30 minutes, safe, and air-conditioning. VIP rooms, services, and adjoining rooms available on request.
Drive to Toronto Airport where you'll drop off your hire car and catch your flight home to the UK.