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Ontario’s whimsical hotels, motels and Airbnbs that will transport you to another world

Pack your bags! Whether you want to spend the night in your favorite Dr. Seuss book or have a slumber party in space, there are tons of whimsical hotels in Ontario that will transport you to another universe. So if it’s time for an out of the ordinary stay, this one’s for you.

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From hidden small-town gems to iconic hotels in Toronto, accommodations in this province are nothing short of awe-inspiring.

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If rose all day is your mantra, then wine isn’t spending a night at the June Motel? There is always a bottle with your name on it.

And if you want to live out those Greased Lightning fantasies, then the Cadillac Motel is calling.

A hotel in Kingston even has a room where you can sleep inside a Rolls-Royce.

So it looks like the car beds from our childhood have some serious shine.

With room rates as low as $99 in some cases, you don’t have to break the bank for a fabulous stay either.

So if you want to wake up in another world without leaving the province, just take a look at the list below.

Hotel in Arlington

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$159+/night

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Address or district: 106 Grand River St. N., Paris, ON

Why you should go: You can feel like a famous writer in these unique literature-themed rooms. From Dr. Seuss to Hunter S. Thompson and Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, there’s something for everyone.

Prices and occupancy conditions are confirmed at the time of publication, but may change at any time.

The Grove Hotel

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$169+/night

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Address or district: 12 Main Street East, Kingsville, ON

Why you should go: From traffic-themed rooms to suites worthy of Albert Einstein, this small-town hotel is full of whimsical charm.

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Best Western Fireside Inn

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$350-$450/night

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Address or district: 1217 Princess Street, Kingston, ON

Why you should go: If you’ve ever wanted to spend the night in space, this Kingston hotel is your ticket to the moon. From a spaceship to a hot air balloon, a Rolls Royce, and more, there’s so much otherworldly accommodation here.

Prices and occupancy conditions are confirmed at the time of publication, but may change at any time.

Motel Cadillac

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$99+/night

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Address or district: 5342 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls, ON

Why you should go: Calling all car enthusiasts! This retro Niagara spot will take you back to the 50s and 60s with a cute set of wheels featured in every room.

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Great Wolf Lodge

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$469+/night

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Address or district: 3950 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON

Why you should go: If you like the feeling of being in a rustic cottage but hate camping, this charming hotel is for you.

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Prince of Wales Hotel

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$459+/night

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Address or district: 6 Picton Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Why you should go: You will be transported back to Victorian times with these magnificent rooms. With a huge wall of stained glass, even the lobby is stunning.

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The June motel

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$160+/night

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Address or district: 12351 Loyalist Pkwy, Picton, ON

Why you should go: In these stunning suites, rosé is truly all day. If you love wine and unique getaways, this Prince Edward County gem is not to be missed.

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The Retro Suites Hotel

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$149+/night

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Address or district: 2 King Street West, Chatham, ON

Why you should go: Whether you want to spend a night in Paris or travel back in time to the wild Wild West, these unique themed rooms will satisfy you.

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Edison’s Inn

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$179/+night

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Address or district: 48 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario

Why you should go: These beautifully decorated rooms are dotted with small touches of Thomas Edison’s inventions. Each of the three suites also offers Netflix in the bedroom.

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Gladstone Hotel

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$189+/night

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Address or district: 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Why you should go: Each room at this iconic Toronto hotel was designed by a different Canadian artist, and it shows. As of this writing, the hotel is temporarily closed.

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Wes Anderson movie themed country house

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$116+/night

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Address or district: Prince Edward County, Ont.

Why you should go: Forget that The Grand Budapest Hotelmovie buffs will love this whimsical Airbnb with every room taking inspiration from Wes Anderson films.

Prices and occupancy conditions are confirmed at the time of publication, but may change at any time.