Matrix Hotel —

For the city–meets–nature vibe

184 rooms
pets allowed
free wifi

10640 100 Ave. NW.,

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This modern minimalist hotel is right in the city core, but also steps from River Valley, North America’s largest stretch of urban parkland – it’s 22 times bigger than Central Park. Grab a trail map and a Marin San Rafael bike; guests have complimentary access to a fleet of new two–wheelers.