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Choice Hotels Honors Top Properties

Choice Hotels Canada, franchisor of ten hotel brands including Comfort®, Comfort Suites®, Quality® and Ascend Hotel Collection®, today announced the recipients of its 2016 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Award.

Chosen from more than 320 Choice Hotels Canada properties, the recipients make up the top 10 per cent of its hotels. The 33 honourees include 11 Platinum recipients, which represent the top three per cent of Choice Canada’s portfolio. The remaining 22 received Gold Awards. To qualify for a Platinum or Gold Hospitality Award, properties must excel in a variety of categories including guest satisfaction and independent quality reviews.

“Today we’re celebrating the best and brightest in our portfolio from across Canada and the outstanding efforts that have occurred over the past year,” says Brian Leon, managing director, Choice Hotels Canada. “Each of our Gold and Platinum hotels demonstrated exceptional guest service and a passion for hospitality that exemplifies our commitment to making our guests feel welcome, wanted and respected.”

2015 was a landmark year for Choice Hotels Canada with the launch of a new corporate identity and a record year of portfolio growth. The company continues to strengthen its brands across the country, through a combination of new build and conversion hotel entries, ongoing rejuvenation of the existing system and successful growth of the Ascend Hotel Collection.

Below is the full list of the 2016 Choice Hotels Canada Platinum and Gold Hospitality Award recipients:

2016 Platinum Hospitality Award Recipients 

Ascend Hotel Collection

Chateau Saint John Hotel & Suites, an Ascend Collection Hotel, Saint John, New Brunswick


Comfort Hotel Bayer’s Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Comfort Inn & Suites, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Comfort Inn Airport East, Ancienne-Lorette, Québec


Quality Suites, Drummondville, Québec

Quality Inn & Suites, Petawawa, Ontario

Quality Inn & Suites, Val-d’Or, Québec

Quality Inn & Suites, Lévis, Québec

Econo Lodge

Econo Lodge, Taber, Alberta

Econo Lodge, Saint-Apollinaire, Québec

MainStay Suites

MainStay Suites, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2016 Gold Hospitality Award Recipients


Comfort Inn, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Comfort Inn, Mont-Laurier, Québec

Comfort Inn, Burlington, Ontario

Comfort Inn, Alma, Québec

Comfort Inn, Laval, Québec

Comfort Inn South, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Comfort Inn Downtown, Vancouver, British Columbia

Comfort Inn & Suites, Lévis, Québec

Comfort Inn & Suites, Airdrie, Québec

Comfort Suites

Comfort Suites, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Comfort Inn & Suites, Sylvan Lake, Alberta


Quality Inn, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec

Quality Inn Downtown Inner Harbour, Victoria, British Columbia

Quality Suites, Oakville, Ontario

Quality Inn & Suites, Matane, Québec

Quality Inn & Suites, Victoriaville, Québec

Quality Inn & Suites Bay Front, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Econo Lodge

Econo Lodge, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Econo Lodge, New Liskeard, Ontario

Econo Lodge, Woodstock, Ontario

Econo Lodge Montmorency Falls, Boischatel, Québec

Sleep Inn

Sleep Inn Regina East, Emerald Park, Saskatchewan