Canadian Rail Adventure & the Rockies - 2017

Vancouver • Kamloops • Banff • Lake Louise • Jasper • Toronto
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Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Center

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Toronto, Canada

Luxury, comfort, and style await you at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, which is directly connected to the landmark Eaton Centre shopping complex in the heart of the city. With its terrific central location just off the Yonge Street shopping district, easy access to public transportation, and a range of thoughtful amenities, the hotel offers an ideal location for Toronto visitors. You’ll enjoy a spacious room with spa-inspired bath products and deluxe bedding. High-speed Internet in your room keeps you connected, while a flat-screen TV with premium channels helps you to relax and unwind after a busy day exploring Toronto. The on-site restaurant, Trios, showcases fresh fine dining and gorgeous Trinity Square views in an airy, modern atmosphere.

VIA Rail's The Canadian Sleeper Touring Class Service

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Jasper / Toronto, Canada

The Canadian, owned and operated by VIA Rail Canada, a Canadian Federal Crown Corporation, has been renovated to its stainless steel exterior and art-deco style of the 1950s, offering a nostalgic travel experience. From the vantage point of the private domed Skyline car, your enjoyment of the scenery along your travels is truly enhanced.

Enjoy your trip aboard VIA Rail in the upgraded Sleeper Touring Class, which includes the following:

Pre-boarding and priority baggage handling
24-hour complimentary tea/coffee service
Private bedroom aboard the sleeping car
Basic, functional sleeping quarters
Exclusive access to the famed observation domes of the Skyline cars, which also have a relaxing lounge area. Each Skyline car is the exclusive domain of guests from three sleeping cars.
Excellent meals in the dining car
Special touches including a shower kit (soap, shampoo, and towels), tourist literature, included check-in of your baggage
Courteous staff attentive to your every need
Exclusive use of The Park Car, a peaceful, 360-degree glass-domed car at the rear of the train

Baggage
When boarding, please limit yourself to one item of hand luggage to carry into the cars. Please check all baggage that you will not need during the three night journey. Don’t forget to keep any medication with you.

Passengers With Special Needs
None of the stations have platforms level with rail car doors. Passengers in wheelchairs can be boarded with the help of VIA Rail personnel. Travelers who are unable to travel between cars may have their meals served at their seats by VIA Rail personnel.

Smoking
There is a strict no-smoking policy on board VIA Rail trains.

Gratuities for Train Personnel
We are sure you will agree that tipping is a personal matter and should be commensurate with services provided. The following are recommended guidelines:
On Board Attendant: CAD $3.00 per person per night
Dining Room Staff:
Breakfast CAD $1.50 per person per day
Lunch CAD $3.00 per person per day
Dinner CAD $4.00 per person per day

Meals
All meals are included while on board VIA Rail’s The Canadian. All meals are ordered from a menu and served at the table. All tables seat 4 people. Dress up or down as you wish. Sleeper Touring Class guests find that the constantly changing panoramas from the Skyline car create a special mood all their own, there are three sittings for each meal, not just dinner.  First seating for breakfast means first choice seating for the other two meals of the day. Generally, if you are assigned a later dinner seating one evening, you get the first seating the next evening. Each meal, prepared by a chef exclusively for Sleeper Touring Class passengers, features a Canadian-inspired menu — soups and salads, fresh bread, cold plates, and excellent hot entrees, topped off by delicious desserts. Your meals include most non-alcoholic beverages.
On-train personnel will do their best to fill requests for vegetarian, kosher, low-sodium, or low-fat meals. Please let Vantage know about any special dietary requests at the time of booking to allow us enough time to transmit your request. VIA Rail does not guarantee that its meals are free of all allergenic products.

Cabin Descriptions
Overnight Single Accommodations
Single passengers on board VIA Rail’s The Canadian are accommodated in smaller, single bedrooms with a window seat that converts to a bed folding out from the wall. Amenities include a sink/vanity, mirror, and toilet (Please note: Single bedroom toilet is not accessible when bed is lowered). There is a public restroom and a public shower in each sleeping car. Room dimensions are 6’ 5” in length x 3’ 7” in width.

Overnight Double Accommodations
Double accommodations on board VIA Rail’s The Canadian are accommodated in bedrooms with a window and two armchairs, which are replaced by upper and lower beds for sleeping. Amenities include a small closet, mirror, sink/vanity, and private toilet. There is a public restroom and a public shower in each sleeping car. Room dimensions are 7’ 2 3/4” in length x 4’ 11 5/8” in width.

Rimrock Resort Hotel

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Banff, Canada

Located just outside of town in a spectacular mountain setting near the area’s famed hot springs, the Deluxe Rimrock Resort Hotel offers elegant accommodations and amenities — and the most incredible views in the Canadian Rockies! Enjoy the heated indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, and other luxuries. Perhaps even go for a hike on the property. And in your deluxe room, you can relax in comfort and take in the views of the Rockies. All rooms feature Aveda toiletries, cable TV with in-room movies and Internet games, individually controlled thermostat/air-conditioning, a two-line phone with speaker and a single-line phone, wireless high-speed Internet access, radio with alarm, coffee-maker, hair dryer, iron and board, and 24-hour room service.

Rocky Mountaineer Silverleaf

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Vancouver / Kamloops, Canada

Discover the spectacular scenery of Canada’s untouched wilderness along a historic route aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, featuring glass-domed cars or large picture windows for your viewing pleasure!

SilverLeaf Service

Service as spectacular as the scenery. Welcome to Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service — a truly civilized way to experience a great all-daylight adventure. Settle back in your roomy, reclining seat and enjoy the commentary and service provided by your Onboard Attendant. Delicious chilled breakfasts and luncheon selections are served at your seat, so you will not miss a moment of the scenery through the large picture windows during your all daylight journey. Enjoy the thrill of the Canadian Rockies in classic style with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service.

SilverLeaf Coach Features
  • Enjoy panoramic views from over-sized windows in a custom-designed single-level dome coach
  • Assigned seating in reclining seats
  • Extended legroom

SilverLeaf Service Features

  • Service and interpretive commentary by 2 knowledgeable and friendly Onboard Attendants
  • Hot breakfasts and lunches (lunch includes the option of a complimentary glass of beer or wine)
  • Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages served at your seat throughout your journey
  • One night moderate accommodation in Kamloops with luggage delivery
  • Transfers between the train station and your accommodation in Kamloops

Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service!

Upgrade your experience on the 2-day Rocky Mountaineer train ride with GoldLeaf Service. GoldLeaf gives you First-Class luxury seating in the panoramic, bi-level glass domed car, gourmet meals served in a lower-level private GoldLeaf dining room, complimentary snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and four onboard attendants assisting you.With GoldLeaf service, like SilverLeaf service, your luggage is delivered to your hotel in Kamloops. Please carry any medications with you, as you will not have access to your luggage during the day. 

GoldLeaf Coach Features

  • Two level glass dome coach
  • Assigned seating in reclining seats
  • Extended legroom
  • Full-length windows for unparalleled views
  • Large open-air vestibule and dining area

GoldLeaf Service Features

  • Service and interpretive commentary by 4 knowledgeable and friendly Onboard Attendants, plus a full culinary team
  • Hot breakfasts and lunches, featuring an a la carte menu and served in an exclusive GoldLeaf dining room
  • Complimentary snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • One night moderate accommodation in Kamloops with luggage delivery
  • Transfers between the train station and your accommodation in Kamloops

Gratuities for Train Personnel

We are sure you will agree that tipping is a personal matter and should be commensurate with services provided. That being said, in response to our passenger’s request for recommendations, a gratuity of $30.00 (Canadian) in Gold Leaf and $25.00 (Canadian) in Silver Leaf per guest to be shared among the attendants in your coach is generally considered appropriate for the two-day on-board experience.

Safety Tips While On Board

Your safety and well being are important to us. To ensure that you have a safe journey, we request that you observe the following:

  • Wear rubber soled, low heeled, or flat shoes at all times
  • When visiting vestibules or walking through the cars, always wear your shoes and do not stand on the moving end plates
  • Keep your head, arms, and any other parts of your body inside the moving coach at all times

Smoking

There is a strict no-smoking policy on board the Rocky Mountaineer. The train company will provide Nicorette gum to smokers if they wish.


Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Vancouver

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Vancouver, Canada

Located in downtown Vancouver, the Superior First Class Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel offers a rare blend of comfort and convenience. Its ideal location puts you in the center of the city’s most famous landmarks, including Stanly Park and Robson Street, and only two blocks from the lovely waterfront. Hotel amenities include a fitness canter, pool, restaurant, and bar. Guest rooms have air conditioning, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board, and daily maid service.

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