Top Eco-Friendly Accommodations in Canada
Trout Point Lodge, East Kempville, Nova Scotia
The Trout Point Lodge is the world’s first certified Starlight hotel offering some of the best stargazing in the entire planet. The lodge is made of handcrafted Eastern Spruce lgs, rustic granite and sandstone and every room comes with a river or forest view. Guests can enjoy a variety ofoutdoor activities including an outdoor barrel sauna or cedar wood-heated hot tub, canoeing, biking and fishing.
Around The Sea, North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
If ever you’re looking for an eco-friendly hotel coupled with the futuristic option of rotating 360 degrees, then look no further. The Around The Sea is the world's first rotating house with luxury condo rentals. The hotel completes a full rotation within 45 minutes giving each room an ocean view. Complete with stunning views of the North Rustico Beach, electric vehicle plug-in stations and a complimentary Provincial Park Pass to access any provincial park in Prince Edward Island, you’ll find yourself on an eco-adventure of a lifetime.
Hotel- Musee Premieres Nations, Wendake, Quebec
This hotel is designed to resemble a traditional Iroquois longhouse. It overlooks the Akiawenrahk River known for its rapids and waterfalls. Guests can find themselves wandering throughout the historical walking trails or exploring the many on-site activities such as an open-air amphitheatre featuring live cultural entertainment.
Goldenwood Lodge, Golden, British Columbia
Become one with nature at this rustic accommodation in Golden, British Columbia. Surrounded by a picturesque backdrop, this hotel invites its guests to slow down, relax and appreciate the beauty around them. In an effort to be environmentally responsible, this resort only uses biodegradable, natural cleaning products and recycled paper products. It offers its guests eco-friendly menu options highlighting organic dishes and homemade preserves. Finally, in an ongoing commitment to help save the planet, the lodge actively supports organizations and activities that promote conservation and ecological environmental development.
Nipika Mountain Resort, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia
Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, this eco-resort uses clean, natural and sustainable energy for its operations. Much of the furniture and all of the log cabins have been hand built from local trees which were killed by the mountain pine beetle. The resort doesn’t allow motorized vehicles on the trail system and hunting is strictly forbidden. Guests staying here are able to enjoy a tour to learn more about the eco lodge, its history and culture including the importance of its surrounding environment.
ALT Hotel Quartier Dix30, Brossard, Quebec
The ALT Hotel is located in the beautiful Brossard, Quebec. The hotel takes great pride in their eco-responsibility. They have chosen to focus on essentials and have done away with room service, valets and doormen. Their guest rooms use energy-efficient lighting and geothermal heating and cooling resulting in high energy conservation.
Keltic Lodge, Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia
Situated on the Maritime coastline, this resort is an excellent option for those looking for a greener travel experience. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, the lodge grows its own fruits and veggies that guests can enjoy. It has integrated various water saving techniques and works tirelessly to reduce its energy consumption by turning lights and computers off when not in use. Finally, this property uses various eco-friendly products including: detergents, washing soaps, energy efficient light bulbs and recycled paper.
The Hazelton Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
Located in the heart of Toronto’s upscale Yorkville neighbourhood, this luxury boutique hotel values environment sustainability almost as much as it does its guests. It has integrated sustainable practices throughout including: recycling, retrofit lighting systems and waste diversion. The hotel’s restaurnat purches organic and local produce as much as possible while the spa uses eco-friendly skin care brands like Valmont. A stand out eco-feature is the hotel’s Green Roof which minimizes the building’s overall carbon footprint and energy consumption. Finally, this property partners with Sustainable Travel International, a non-profit leader in sustainable tourism, and provides its guests with the option of a carbon-neutral travel experience.