Railway Hotels: Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, Canada
Most of Canada’s 19th-century hotels, such as this one, were built by rail companies to house passengers. The limestone landmark, furnished with Louis XV–style decor, overlooks the parliament buildings. Expect exhibits this year to celebrate the hotel’s 100th anniversary.
From $209. (866) 540- 4410, fairmont.com/laurier. This appeared in the May/June 2012 issue. london">See more railway hotels.