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Metropolitan Hotels opens in Canmore

CANMORE, AB — Metropolitan Hotels, one of Canada’s finest luxury boutique hotel operators, is offering skiers and winter sports enthusiasts the chance to preview their newest hotel, the Grande Rockies Resort, in Canmore, Alberta this ski season ahead of its grand opening this spring

Rooms will be available on a limited basis starting Dec. 11.

“We are the first luxury hotel brand to open its doors in Canmore and we’re very excited to offer this sneak-peek opportunity,” Henry Wu, president of Metropolitan Hotels said. “We don’t want to wait any longer before we give guests a glimpse of what is to come upon completion of the Grande Rockies Resort.”

Luxury and comfort

Located at the gateway to Banff National Park and the majestic Canadian Rockies, the 150-room hotel will feature one bedroom, two bedroom and penthouse suites that feature state-of-the-art technologies. Suites will come with fully equipped kitchens, spa-inspired bathrooms, along with designer décor and Gilchrist and Soames eco-friendly amenities. Warmly appointed with a comfortable, yet urban flare, guestrooms include plasma televisions, gas fireplaces and down duvets with Italian-Fretté linens.  

AMAN Building Corporation has spearheaded construction and development of the Grande Rockies Resort and collaborated with Paul Waddell of Urban Innovations Custom Homes bringing a combined 45 years of design and construction experience to build the ultimate luxury Rocky Mountain experience.

The Grande Rockies Resort, at 901 Mountain Street, includes a spacious indoor pool that incorporates a children’s activity centre and a state-of the art fitness facilities. A complementary shuttle service and Les Clefs d'Or member trained concierge services are also available. 

About Metropolitan Hotels

After the opening of the Grande Rockies Resort, Metropolitan Hotels will operate four luxury properties: Metropolitan Toronto, the Soho Metropolitan, the Grande Rockies Resort and the Metropolitan Vancouver. With more than 920 rooms, Metropolitan Hotels is committed to providing luxury accommodation for business and leisure travellers seeking an independent choice.  

A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Metropolitan strives to provide superior service with distinctive accommodations. Award-winning restaurants at Metropolitan Hotels include Hemispheres and Lai Wah Heen (Metropolitan Toronto), Senses (SoHo Metropolitan), Diva at the Met (Metropolitan Vancouver) and Lai Toh Heen (mid-town Toronto).

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