Welcome to part three of our series on new hotel openings in Canada for 2023! In this part we take a look at Marriott Hotels who have plans to open quite a few hotels. After a quieter year in 2022 they are ramping things up again with no less than 11 new hotels set to open in Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario & Quebec. So let’s take a look at what they have in store for this year.
With nearly 8,000 hotels Marriott Hotels is one of the largest hotel companies in the world and they are one of, if not the biggest in Canada. The chain comprises of 30 brands ranging from mid-level budget locations to high end luxury resorts. Here in Canada we currently have 22 of their brands operating and will see one more brand added to that list when we finally see Moxy Hotels added. The new hotels opening this year will bring their portfolio to over 280 properties in Canada.
Here are the eleven hotels planned for 2023 in order of their anticipated opening date.
If applicable click on the hotel name to be taken to the hotel’s website for more info and/or to book:
- Delta Hotels Vancouver Delta
- Courtyard Kitchener
Slated opening: April 2, 2023
- Courtyard Nanaimo Downtown
Slated opening: April 14, 2023
- TownePlace Suites Toronto Oakville
Slated opening: June 5, 2023
- Courtyard Laval
Slated opening: TBD
- Residence Inn Laval
Slated opening: July 2, 2023
- HONEYROSE Hotel, Montreal, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Slated opening: August 1, 2023
- Fairfield Inn & Suites West Kelowna
Slated opening: August 14, 2023
- Moxy Halifax Downtown
Slated opening: October 10, 2023
- AC Marriott Ottawa
Slated opening: TBD / Q3-Q4 2023
- Moxy Banff
Slated opening: TBD / Fall 2023
The slated opening dates are subject to change and based on the experience of writing these posts for many years now, those dates almost always change!
HONEYROSE Hotel, Montreal, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Located in the heart of Le Quartier des Spectacles, this new boutique hotel is inspired by the 1920s mixed with Montreal’s art of living. – Rimap Hospitality
A new luxury boutique hotel in downtown Montreal promising to mix old and new, the HONEYROSE Montréal Hotel features 127 rooms and 16 suites. It appears the rooms and suites will provide 470 to 515 square of living space and feature 1 king or 2 queen beds. For amenities, guests will find an indoor pool, dry sauna, hot tub, gym, and movement studio in partnership with Essentrics all on the 15th floor.
For dining the hotel has COMMODORE Restaurant which is described as a relaxed atmosphere French bistro and wine bar. The COMMODORE Cafe is the hotel’s coffee shop and finally Muze is the hotel’s lounge with inspiration from California on the 5th floor that also has an outdoor terrace.
The hotel is looking to open on August 1st and at the time of posting this article cash rates for the first couple of months were in the $400 to $500 range per night. In terms of award nights those first couple of months had rooms ranging from 50,000 to 63,000 points per night.
Moxy Halifax Downtown
The Moxy Halifax Downtown will now have the luxury of being the first Moxy Hotel in Canada as the location in Banff has been delayed. This new build hotel in downtown Halifax is near the waterfront and will feature 160 rooms. The rooms come with one or two queens, one king, a queen and twin bunks or you’ll be able to have one with four twin bunks! They range from 210 to 280 square feet in size while one king studios are 380 square feet.
For amenities the Moxy Halifax will offer a fitness centre and dining wise there is the Bar Moxy and 24/7 Grab-N-Go. Bar Moxy will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bar Moxy will see live DJ’s on the weekends and serve up hand crafted cocktails and shareable small plates.
The hotel is set to open on October 10th and at the time of posting this article cash rates for the first couple of months were in the low $200 to mid $300 range per night. In terms of award nights those first couple of months had rooms ranging from 21,000 to 30,000 points per night which makes this location perfect for using the anniversary free night award from the Marriott Bonvoy American Express Cards (paying a $120 or $150 annual fee for a night that runs $200-$300 is a good way to save some money!)
Earn more points at these hotels!
If you are planning on staying at any one of these new hotels or any Marriott Hotel in the world for that matter, remember to use the Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express®* Card or the Marriott Bonvoy™ Business American Express® Card to pay for those stays as it earns 5 points per dollar spent at Marriott Hotels. This includes dining, spa and other hotel spending so long as you bill them to your room.
Also be sure to take advantage of Marriott Bonvoy bonus points offers that are available to members of the program. At the time of posting this feature, Marriott’s systemwide promotion offers 1,000 bonus points & 1 bonus elite night credit on every night completed. You do have to register by April 9 for stays until April 23, 22 so this current bonus will only cover the first three hotel openings on the list but you can still earn it for stays at any other Marriott Hotels. Marriott does run other promotions as well but those can be hard to find on their site so Rewards Canada has done the legwork for you by finding and listing those offers on our Marriott Bonvoy Bonus Points page.
Wrapping it up
Marriott is ramping it up once again for new hotel openings in Canada after a slightly quieter year in 2022. If all goes to plan we’ll see 11 new Marriott hotels welcome guests during the course of 2023, and if past years are any indication we’ll probably see a few more on top of that! We’ll finally get to see the first Moxy Hotel in Canada and it won’t be just the one in Halifax as the remodel of the Voyager Inn in Banff to a Moxy Hotel should be complete this year as well.
If you are looking for new Marriott hotels beyond 2023, our research did find that we should see Moxy Marriott Montreal, Moxy Marriott Ottawa and Renaissance Marriott Ottawa all come our way in 2024.
Visit Marriott.com today to book these or any other Marriott hotels around the world!
Are you excited about any of the new Marriott hotels opening up this year? Let us know if you are planning to stay at any of them! Also tell us if there are any locations or brands you’d like to see in your neck of the woods? Let us know in the comments below
Other posts in our 2023 series of new hotel openings in Canada:
- New Hilton Hotel Openings in Canada for 2023
- IHG Hotels & Resorts New Hotel Openings in Canada for 2023
- Hyatt: At the moment Hyatt has no new hotels planned for 2023
Images via Marriott Hotels & Rimap Hospitality