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Canada ice hotel back for its 13th year

Posted on Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 | Comment icon 7 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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The remarkable venue is painstakingly put together from hundreds of thousands of tons of ice and snow.

Each year, Hotel de Glace is reconstructed with a new design theme, drawing in crowds of people eager to catch a glimpse of it. Everything inside is made from ice including the walls, floors, beds, tables and chairs. To keep visitors from freezing during their stay, thick bedding and seat covers are provided. With a total of 44 rooms including a chapel and a bar, the hotel provides something for everyone.

This year's theme for the hotel is "A Journey to the Center of Winter" which is inspired by the Jules Verne classic "Journey to the Center of the Earth". The hotel is due to open to visitors in March.

"Canada's Hotel de Glace, the unique ice hotel, is back this season for its 13th annual reconstruction."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Purifier on 3 February, 2013, 17:39
I heard penguins give this place 9 out of 10. Fascinating.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Eldorado on 3 February, 2013, 18:30
I heard penguins give this place 9 out of 10. Fascinating. Last year, they gave it 10/10 after they drank the bar dry and the whole building collapsed.
Comment icon #3 Posted by QuiteContrary on 3 February, 2013, 19:42
The temp inside is between -3 and -5 C...BURRRRR Very cool cold! Nice place to visit, but a place for a wedding or sleeping? Sounds awfully cold to me.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Purifier on 3 February, 2013, 22:02
Last year, they gave it 10/10 after they drank the bar dry and the whole building collapsed. Silly little penguins...gotta love them! They need to get Morgan Freeman to narrate that whole story.
Comment icon #5 Posted by ~ MacDDT ~ on 7 February, 2013, 5:07
I would go there (as long as the toilet seats are not made out of ice)
Comment icon #6 Posted by Sundew on 27 February, 2013, 22:52
"Oh bellman, will you show Mr. Kent to his room?"
Comment icon #7 Posted by K_Bonita on 28 February, 2013, 2:59
This is close to me, and I have yet to still go there...perhaps next year. It would be amazing to take pictures...not sure if I would stay...not a fan of the cold but it is pretty!!.


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