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Hotel du Canada is a towering landmark that leads guests to the Canada pavilion at Epcot World Showcase. The distinctive building, modeled after Ottawa's familiar Chateau Laurier, also boasts a Rocky Mountain and waterfall backdrop.

Near the entrance to the pavilion, guests are often seen snapping photos in the brilliant flower gardens, inspired by Victoria's Butchart Gardens.

The Canada pavilion is a mixture of rustic Native Indian villages, an ornate French-flavored chateau, the Scottish influence of the Maritimes and the ruggedness of the Canadian Rockies.

It combines authentic architectural designs, and features 30-foot totem poles which mark the Native Indian village where a log cabin and its nearby northwest trading post carry out the northwoods theme. Gift shops display authentic Canadian crafts, boutique items and a Roots clothing store.

The flowered pathway leads into a mountain canyon where a 30-foot waterfall cascades into a rushing stream. Rocky, pine-studded slopes surround the shaft opening to Maple Leaf Mine, the entrance to the theater.

Attractions & Live Entertainment

O Canada!
Off Kilter

Pal Mickey Interaction


Le Cellier Steakhouse


La Boutique Des Provinces - French Canadian influenced gifts such as artworks, jewelry and ceramics.
Trading Post and Northwest Mercantile - Canadian frontier items, maple syrup and miscellaneous gifts.

Tips & Fun Facts

A seating area located nearby the waterfall at the rear of the pavilion is a great place to relax and escape the crowds.

The Hotel du Canada is an example of forced perspective, it looks six stories high, but is actually only 3. The same effect is also used for the Rocky mountains, where plants are used (big at the bottom, small at the top) to give the impression that the Rockies are taller than they actually are.
The Hotel du Canada is modeled on Ottawa's Chateau Laurier.
The fir trees you see perched atop the Rockies spend three years adapting to the Florida climate before they go onstage, where they are not actually planted, but rather nestled among rocks in large plastic planters. Each tree has an understudy waiting in the wings, so a quick switch can be made in the event that the tree is struck by disease or hit by lightning.
The Victoria Gardens were inspired by the Butchart Gardens in British Columbia.
All of the Canadian provinces are represented. .

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