The 10 most expensive New Year's Eve destinations in Canada

Dec 27 2017, 5:42 pm

New Year’s Eve can be an expensive occasion no matter where you celebrate, but there are a few destinations in Canada that take ringing in the new year to a whole new level.

According to a recent survey conducted by, the most expensive place to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Canada is Whistler.

The survey compared the room pricesĀ from centrally-located hotels with three stars or more from 20 different Canadian destinations to determine which location was the boujie-est in the country for this particular annual celebration.

The world-class ski destination in BC ranked number one, as it is virtually sold out and last-minute accommodations would cost Canadians around $700 per night – and that’s just for the room.

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Quebec city came in as the second most expensive location to celebrate the first hours of 2018. A room there will cost around $414 Canadian for an evening. Niagara Falls was number 3, costing $329 per night on New Year’s Eve.

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Quebec City at night/Shutterstock

So, where do you find the deals that wont break the bank? Vancouver ($179) and Montreal ($164) are more reasonable, while rooms in Calgary and Winnipeg are sitting at around $100 – so clearly it’s time to take the party to the prairies, people.

Overall the study found that booking a hotel on NYE will cost revelers 300% more than any other time of year in Canada.

Here are theĀ ten most expensive locations in Canada to celebrate New Year’s Eve according the the survey, head here to check out the full list of 20 destinations and their price tags.

  1. Whistler C$745 (+102%)
  2. Quebec City C$414 (+336%)
  3. Niagara Falls C$329 (+287%)
  4. Banff C$314 (+153%)
  5. Canmore C$217 (+79%)
  6. Niagara on the Lake C$210 (+53%)
  7. Vancouver C$179 (+105%)
  8. Montreal C$164 (+122%)
  9. Victoria C$149 (+16%)
  10. Toronto C$147 (+73%)
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