It takes quite a bit for a hotel to wipe the
frown off your face after you check into your room at 11am, but
your luggage doesn't join you until 10pm. The sincerest
of apologies and a genuine sense that this was an honest mistake
took the initial sting out of my lagging luggage. The
comfortable, convenient hospitality of the Fairmont
Palliser in Calgary, Canada, did the rest.
Like you, I don't consider toaster
waffles and watered-down orange juice to be an actual meal, let
alone a hotel amenity (though many chains disagree with me on
both points these days). So I was glad to see that the Fairmont
Palliser defines breakfast the way I do with a well-stocked
buffet or ala carte menu offering fine lox, fresh fruit, baked
goods and eggs any way. And, yes, they'll make you a...