Each week, we spotlight a hotel recommended by some of the industry's top travel writers. This week's pick is Hotel William Gray in Montreal.

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"There’s no better time to visit Montreal than now" — and no better home base than the William Gray, said Katie Chang at Forbes​. The city has been celebrating its 375th birthday this year with light shows, music festivals, and other events, and Old Montreal puts you in the middle of it all.

The hotel — two 18th-century buildings topped by an eight-story glass tower — "manages to feel both old-world and contemporary." After a day on your feet, relax at the spa, which offers high-tech treatments, including a sound-wave bed and light-therapy showers.

Read more at Forbes, or book a room at HotelWilliamGray.com. Doubles start at $218.