There's nothing like waking up to an awe-inspiring view while on vacation — and many people will pay a pretty penny for one.
Whether that vista includes soaring, snow-capped mountains, endless turquoise waters, or shimmering city lights, it can dramatically affect how a guest enjoys their stay at an accommodation.
And as residents of the Great White North can attest, Canadian panoramas offer some of the most spellbinding perspectives in the world.
A recent report has compiled resorts across the county that have the most mentions for their beautiful views. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Lousie in Alberta's Banff National Park claimed the top spot on the list, with 1,722 mentions on TripAdvisor.
A quick scroll through on the online travel platform reveals numerous glowing reviews, with people lauding the hotel's "amazing view" and attentive staff. Situated on the shore of the breathtaking Lake Louise, guests wake up to its pristine aquamarine waters.
Another hotel in Banff National Park, the Fairmont Banff Springs, placed second, with 1,238 mentions on TripAdvisor. Similar to the Lake Louise property, the lion's share of traveller reviews for the mountain resort was "excellent." Many visitors noted that it is an ideal "base camp for Banff activities" and offers majestic views of the park.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview in Ontario claimed the third spot, with 1,212 mentions on the online travel platform. Most travellers rated the resort "excellent" or "good," giving it the highest praise for its location. Situated near the crashing rapids of the mighty Niagra Falls, it offers an awe-inspiring perspective that rivals the best views in the world.
Another Banff property, the Rimrock Resort Hotel, placed fourth, while another Niagara accommodation, the Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel and Spa, rounded out the top five. In fact, all of the hotels on the list were located in either of the two locations, except for one property in B.C. and one in Quebec.
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The Pan Pacific Vancouver was the lone B.C. hotel to make the list, placing eighth, with numerous travellers praising the property's downtown location and sweeping ocean views.