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Government releases list of approved hotels for travellers to quarantine in Canada

The government has also outlined what will be included in the whopping $2,000 price tag.
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New quarantine travel rules for Canadians are set to begin next week, and the government has released a list of authorized hotels. 

New quarantine travel rules for Canadians are set to begin next week, and the government has released a list of authorized hotels. 

Travellers entering Canada by air need to book their hotel for a three-night stay upon arrival. They will also need to provide a negative result for a COVID-19 molecular test taken within a 72-hour timeframe of their scheduled flight. 

Travellers entering Canada by land will also have to use ArriveCAN to enter their information regarding plans to quarantine. 

The Government of Canada notes that the current list of hotels is incomplete and will be finalized in the coming days.

So far, the lone hotel approved for travellers to Vancouver International Airport is the Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport.

Hotel stopover bookings are managed by American Express Global Business Travel and available by phone only. To book your mandatory 3-night hotel stopover, call 1-800-294-8253.

You'll be able to choose from the listed hotel locations and be required to provide:

  • traveller name(s)
  • date(s) of birth
  • arrival city and date
  • payment information
  • special requests and accessibility concerns
  • pet information

Travellers will receive an email confirmation of their accommodation within four hours of booking.

Costs of these hotel stopovers may vary by location. The price will include costs associated with the:

  • food
  • room
  • security
  • transportation
  • infection prevention and control measures

Here are the approved airports across Canada.

Alberta: Calgary International Airport (YYC)

  • Acclaim Hotel
  • Marriot Calgary Airport

British Columbia: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

  • Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport (Richmond)

 Ontario: Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ)

  • Alt Hotel Pearson Airport
  • Four Points by Sheraton and Element Toronto Airport
  • Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport
  • Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport

 Quebec: Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

  • Aloft Montreal Airport
  • Crowne Plaza Montreal Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Montreal Airport
  • Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal

The BC Centre for Disease Control has released infographics that explain what travellers need to know before coming to Canada, by land or air.