Checking in: Unique Airbnb picks of the week — Canada 150 edition

What are you doing for the July long weekend? Because it’s the country’s 150th and not just any old Canada Day, we picked three stunning all-Canadian properties to guarantee a vacation-mode mindset.

Kick back with the family in a classic log chalet in Whistler, B.C., experience city life in style at a two-story designer loft penthouse in old Montreal or invite the most fun people you know to this Hollywood-style mansion in Surrey, B.C.

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With six bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, this classic log chalet in Whistler, B.C., is the perfect place to invite the whole family to. It can be yours for only $900/night. (Airbnb)

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Escape to the outdoor hot tub after most people are alseep. It’s covered, for shelter — and privacy. (Airbnb)

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The dining area is big enough to accommodate the in-laws, and there’s convenient bar seating for the kids. (Airbnb)

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The kitchen is large and functional, with all appliances and pots, pans, dishes, coffee maker and espresso machine available for use by whoever is tasked with preparing meals. (Airbnb)

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Retire to the cosy living area with beautiful views for some post-dinner board games or a nightcap. (Airbnb)

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The beds can be pushed together to make a European king bed. (Airbnb)

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The private back patio is the perfect place to have a glass of something cold on a warm summer evening. (Airbnb)

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Maybe suburban or country life isn’t for you. That’s why we’ve included this two-floor luxury loft in the heart of old Montreal, Que., near Notre Dame Basilica. (Airbnb)

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The penthouse loft comes with a pool table, as well as its own foosball table. (Airbnb)

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The property has two bedrooms but there is enough furniture and space to sleep 10. (Airbnb)

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The designer 2,500 square foot space with two full bathrooms can be yours for an even $1,000/night. (Airbnb)

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The sleek contemporary furnishings include a well-appointed dining room. (Airbnb)

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An alternate view of the airy dining room. (Airbnb)

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The master bedroom features a queen-sized bed and exposed brick. (Airbnb)

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A spiral staircase provides a stylish passage to the mezzanine floor. (Airbnb)

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For the opposite of rustic elegance, why not rent a mansion and invite the crew up for the long weekend? This $1,001/night Surrey, B.C., property comfortably accomodates 16 of your closest friends. (Airbnb)

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The house is 12,000 sq ft and the property covers two acres. (Airbnb)

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The living room is to the right of the foyer. The dining room is to the right. (Airbnb)

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The master bath has a soaking tub with jets as well as a large shower. (Airbnb)

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It wouldn’t be the true mansion experience without an outdoor hot tub, complete with LED ights. (Airbnb)

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The property boasts 1.5 kitchens. (Airbnb)

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There’s plenty of space to relax at the eight-bedroom pad — kick back in this ornate living room. (Airbnb)

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Here’s another casual living room adjacent to the main kitchen, good for watching movies or the big game. (Airbnb)

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Oh, there’s an eight-person screening room too. (Airbnb)