A weekend getaway is the perfect quick escape to unplug and spend quality time with the people you really want around you, so it’s no wonder we can never get enough of them. It’s also no wonder that in a recent Choice Hotels Canada survey, a whopping 87 per cent of Canadians say they enjoy travelling with family or friends.

So now that we’ve established that getaways are what we all love, now for the fun part. What are you getting away for exactly and where are you going? Whether you’re escaping for an impromptu wine-filled weekend with the girls or a romantic getaway with your partner, you don’t have to go far. That’s because there are some fantastic must-stay properties right here in Canada.

Oh, and seeing as 97 per cent of travellers are budget-conscious, we’ve shortlisted four hotels nationwide perfect for those looking to cash big on experiences and save on accommodations. In fact, we love these spots so much that we want you to experience them for yourselves. 

Enter below to win 100,000 Choice Privileges® rewards points (approx. retail value CAD $500). Oh yes, win, win, all round. The catch? We’re going to want to see the evidence.

4 Hotels Perfect for a Weekend Getaway

THE NATURE GETAWAY

4 Ideal Hotels for Your Next Weekend GetawayCheck Out This Spot: Quality Inn & Suites Hinton

Why You’ll Love It:

Guests have the best of both worlds at this hotel property where scenic views meet luxurious living. If you’re the outdoorsy type, you will love the cross-country skiing, fishing, horseback riding and hiking only steps away! Easy access to Jasper National Park will definitely satisfy the nature lover in you. If you’re more of an indoor gal, the heated pool and hot tub are amenities to take advantage of.

THE SHOPPING GETAWAY

Check Out This Spot: Comfort Inn & Suites Airport North

Why You’ll Love It: 

4 Ideal Hotels for Your Next Weekend GetawayThere’s no doubt about it: Shopping can be a big stress reliever. Lucky for us, this amazing property is near not one but two great shopping centres in the area. Since Deerfoot City and Cross Iron Mills are only a short drive away, scoring those sale items is easier than ever.

After engaging in some retail therapy, head back to your room, open a bottle of wine and say Cheers to a successful day. Packing to go home has never been more fun.

THE WATERFRONT GETAWAY

Check Out This Spot: Quality Inn & Suites Downtown Charlottetown

Why You’ll Love It: 

4 Ideal Hotels for Your Next Weekend GetawayLocated in the heart of Prince Edward Island, guests at this hotel are steps away from Peake’s Wharf Historic Waterfront. Bringing together small town hospitality, fresh seafood and the area’s rich history, this is a fantastic place to visit and take a break from your regular routine.

After an evening stroll down the Charlottetown Boardwalk, tuck into your majestic king size bed and enjoy some much needed room service. You deserve it.

THE MODERN LODGE GETAWAY

Check Out This Spot: Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant

Why You’ll Love It: 

4 Ideal Hotels for Your Next Weekend GetawayThis modern lodge is an amenity lover’s dream! In addition to standard features including a heated pool and laundry, in-room kitchen facilities, a fireplace, snowmobile rentals and babysitting services are also offered. The hotel is walking distance to the centre of Mont Tremblant and accessible to restaurants, shops and bars in the area.

Experience the scenic mountainside while taking pleasure in modern perks everywhere.

READY TO ENTER TO WIN 100,000 CHOICE PRIVILEGES® REWARDS POINTS valued at approximately $500?

THE CATCH? Just make sure you’re ready to share your experience. Because we’re going to be asking for photos. Yes, your vacation is going to be famous.*

Open to legal residents of Canada (excl. Quebec), 14+ from September 6, 2016 until September 20, 2016 at 11:59:59 pm ET. One (1) prize avail. to be won consisting of 100,000 Choice Privileges® rewards points (approx. retail value CAD $1,000), redeemable towards one or more free nights at over 6000 Choice Privileges® locations worldwide as set out in the Choice Privileges® program. See choiceprivileges.com for program details, eligible rates, countries and redemption rules. Prize subject to expiry policy under the Choice Privileges® Rules & Regulations. Odds of winning a prize depend on number of entries received. Math skill-test and internet access required. Contest Rules: http://bit.ly/UltimateWeekend. Personal information collected for the purposes of administering this contest will be managed in accordance with Choice Hotels’ privacy policy, available at http://www.choicehotels.ca/en/privacy-security-policy.

*The winner will be required to submit photos of their weekend getaway for a follow-up article. Details will be provided to the winner upon random selection. 

 

 

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  • LisaM

    I’d chose the Quality Inn & Suites Downtown Charlottetown!

  • blessedta

    Quality Inn & Suites with my sister

  • ld

    Quality Inn Vancouver with my niece!

  • Janet Meisner

    I like the Quality Inn & Suites Downtown Charlottetown. It looks so lovely and I would go with my family.

  • Clare I.

    Quality Inn Vancouver with my boys.

  • fossie55

    Comfort Inn Corner Brook. NL with hubby
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  • Katie Coupland

    Quality Inn in Niagara with my son!!

  • Nancy T

    If I’m choosing from the locations above I would choose Mont Tremblant – I’ve always wanted to visit there and it’s not too far of a drive. I think my hubby and my 2 girls would love to go.

  • Jeannie

    I would pick a Comfort Inn and Suites in Seattle, WA. A mini roadtrip for the family!

  • Athena

    Mint Tremblant with my Hubby and kids! We’ve wanted to go there for a while now.

  • Athena

    Mont Tremblant with my hubby and kids. We’ve wanted to go there for a while now.

  • Janet D

    Truly hoping for a romantic getaway with my sweetie at Le Grande-Allée Hotel & Suites in Québec City! This Choice Hotel is ideally located in the Grande Allée area which is the “Champs-Élysées” region of old Québec. Promise to share lots of photos!

  • Jolie

    Mont Tremblant with my family 🙂

  • Sharon Brideau

    Old Quebec City for me !

  • Elena Starr

    The quality inn in downtown harbour Victoria!!

  • Francine F.

    I would take my hubby to visit my family in Winnipeg – the MainStay Suites is close to the airport, and not too far from the relatives!

  • Michelle Berg

    quality inn in Vancouver with my hubby

  • Diana

    I would stay at Quality Inn Niagara Falls for a weekend getaway.

  • Debbie

    Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant would be my choice. My husband and I are going to Tremblant next summer and would be amazing to try this out as we’ve never been!

  • Judy Cowan

    Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant would be great, have always wanted to go check out the area. Would go with my hubby!

  • Jenness M

    I’d pick the Quality Inn & Suites Downtown Charlottetown and take my bff!

  • JustPlainSuzi

    That’s a tough one because they are a relative distance but I think I’d pick the Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant and take one of my best friends for a girl’s weekend!

  • JustPlainSuzi

    I sent it to 2 friends on Facebook because I think this is a prize they’d love to win too!

  • Erinn Lishman

    I would love to take my hubby to the Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant! I have never been but heard it is a spectacular city to visit!

  • Erinn Lishman

    I shared this post on Twitter, @thr33girls link: https://twitter.com/thr33girls/status/773308502525837312

  • Melinda Jana

    I would take my BF to the Comfort Inn in Owen Sound

  • angela mitchell

    I’d love to take my husband to Vancouver for the weekend to stay at the Comfort Inn Downtown.

  • Doris

    I would love to go to Niagara Falls-Quality Hotel. I would take my hubby.

  • billbi

    The waterfront Quality Inn at Downtown Charlottetown sounds wonderful.

  • Amy

    I would take my husband and we would go on a getaway to a city near us. It would be just nice to get away.

  • Joanne Saunders

    I would chose The Modern Lodge Getaway at the Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant. On this awesome getaway, I would bring the very special person in my life. Martin Keating.

  • Nicolthe pickle

    I would choose the Quality Inn & Suites Downtown Charlottetown. It looks lovely, and it’s far enough away to be a getaway, but close enough to actually go. I’d take my husband.

  • JackiYo

    The Quality Inn & Suites Hinton looks divine. You’ll find me in the hot tub or the pool. And I’ll appreciate nature from my room. 🙂 Would love to spend a weekend near Jasper and those mountains. My partner and I would thoroughly enjoy some one-on-one time there.

  • nugglemama

    I’d take my hubby to Mont Tremblant.

  • Rixi

    I would take my husband to Quality Inn & Suites Hinton. Looks perfect for a getaway.

  • caryn s

    The Quality Inn & Suites Hinton looks amazing for the perfect romantic getaway with hubby!

  • caryn s

    I shared on pinterest and here is the link https://www.pinterest.com/pin/281615782928659765/ .

  • Jenn Annis

    Charlottetown – because I’ve always wanted to visit PEI.

  • Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard

    I would take my hubby to the Clarion Hotel & Suites in Winnipeg for a romantic spa and “eating” weekend. TY <3 xoxo If I win, you will love the photos of the hotel and its Amazing spa

  • lori3kids

    Quality Inn in Charlottetown is my dream getaway! I love PEI. I ‘d take my wonderful husband, he loves PEI as well.

  • Maria Katie

    I would take Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant and would take my hubby for our 20th anniversary ! Thank you so much for the chance

  • sibley_h

    I would choose the Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant and take my sister for a bachelorette spa weekend

  • I think my choice would be the Waterfront in Charlottetown. Would be awesome to visit (never been) and how romantic to spend the time with my husband.

  • SeanM

    Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant is our choice. It would be a great anniversary get-away

  • Amy Heffernan

    Comfort Inn North Bay ON! I would take my hubby and son!! Thanks!

  • lori b

    i would choose the quality inn in Hinton BC and would take my hubby

  • Comfort Inn Airport in St. John’s is my choice. I’d be taking my hubby and kids.

  • BaileyDexter

    Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant! No matter what time of the year, it’s amazing there. I would bring my bestie for a “girl’s” time away!

  • Quality Inn & Suites Hinton as I am planning a trip there next year.

  • Maritess

    I would take my girls to Comfort Inn & Suites Airport North and have a shopping getaway

  • Carolyn Wilman

    Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant and not sure who I would take, yet …

  • Paula (lilpeej)

    If restricted to these four choices, I would pick either the Comfort Inn in Calgary, just because of location.

  • Juliee Fitze

    Would like to stay at Quality Inn & Suites Hinton with my granddaughter.

  • Brenda Lacourciere

    Comfort Inn & Suites Mont Tremblant is my choice and ill bring my husband.

  • Heidi C.

    I would love to go back to Mont-Tremblant for a nice weekend away!

  • Kim Henrichs

    I would love to go to the Cambria Suites in Ft. Lauderdale with my friend Mari!

  • Karen

    Would be nice to visit Charlottetown again. It’s been almost twenty years.

  • John

    Comfort Inn & Suites Airport North

  • Carolle Hall

    Me and my boyfriend are planing a trip to Lake Louise AB

  • Jennifer Alger Morse

    I’d love to go to Mt Trembant with my husband!

  • 12carebear

    I want the one in PEI 🙂 I would love to go there, but alas need one close o home. Honestly I am going by myself. If I do not get some time alone gonna go bonkers lol

  • The two closest to us are Sudbury and Thunderbay.Since we’ve visited Sudbury, I vote for Comfort Inn Thunder Bay.It is 100% smoke free, pet friendly and has free WiFi!

  • Rose

    I’d choose to go to Comfort Inn in Sault Ste. Marie. I’d go with my hubby.

  • Jacqueline Man

    i would love to take up the THE WATERFRONT GETAWAY and your recommendation of Quality Inn & Suites Downtown Charlottetown. I haven’t been to PEI – this would be a great opportunity!

  • Teresa K

    Need a Toronto escape with girlfriends ! 🙂

  • selbys

    I would take my husband to the Quality Inns & Suites Downtown Charlottetown because we love seafood and we have not been east at all. slhaydon@hotmail.com

  • Tee Bee

    I want to take my man, Greg away for his birthday and would love any one of these hotels!! Would likely choose somewhere close to our home in Toronto.

  • Cheryl

    There is one in Bedford N.S. that we like to stay at. Great pool for the kids 🙂

  • pinksuzanne

    I would choose the Comfort Inn and Suites Airport North as I love the shopping at Cross Iron Mills. Our daughter and grandchildren also live very close by so we could get in a visit with them also. I would be taking my husband with me and it would be a great get away weekend.

  • Jan

    I would choose the Comfort Inn Calgary when I go to visit family this autumn.

  • Lushka Smith

    I would love to go to Mount Tremblant with my BFF

  • Ronald Gagnon

    Quality Inn & Suites Downtown Charlottetown, I would love to take Wendy, my dearest friend for over 30 years

  • Ronald Gagnon

    I shared this on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/redwardgagnon

  • JusticeSadie

    I would Take my BFF Vancouver for the weekend to stay at the Comfort Inn Downtown. We so need a Girls weekend away! Thanks for the chance.

  • Tammy Dalley

    I would choose the Comfort Inn Airport in St. John’s, I would take my boyfriend and my kids

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