Hotel Senator (Saskatoon)

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Hotel Senator
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Hotel Senator
General information
Location 243 21st Street East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Coordinates 52°07′36″N 106°39′48″W / 52.12667°N 106.66333°W / 52.12667; -106.66333Coordinates: 52°07′36″N 106°39′48″W / 52.12667°N 106.66333°W / 52.12667; -106.66333
Opening 1907
Design and construction
Architect Walter William LaChance
Developer James Flanagan
Other information
Number of rooms 38
Number of restaurants 2

The Hotel Senator is a landmark building located in downtown Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The building was built as the Flanagan Hotel by James Flanagan. an early settler in Saskatoon and designed by Walter William LaChance,[1] an architect who designed many local Saskatoon buildings at the turn of the century.[2] When originally built, the hotel included many luxury features for 1907, including steam heating, hot and cold running water, telephones in each room and extensive use of marble and wood paneling.[3] James Flanagan died in 1909; the hotel was subsequently sold in 1910 for CDN$ $150,000 by his estate.[4]

Today the property is designated a protected building.[5] It houses a European-style boutique hotel with 38 rooms.[6]


  1. ^ Lerner, Loren R.; Mary F. Williamson (April 1991). Art and Architecture in Canada: A Bibliography and Guide to the Literature. University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. p. 959. ISBN 978-0-8020-5856-0. 
  2. ^ "Hotel Senator History". Hotel Senator. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
  3. ^ Whyte, David (July 1, 1998). Landmark Scotland (2 ed.). ISBN 1-901522-18-0. 
  4. ^ "Saskatoon bank account unclaimed since 1929". National Post. CanWest. August 17, 2006. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
  5. ^ "Protected Downtown Buildings". Saskatoon Historic Society. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
  6. ^ "Guest Rooms". Hotel Senator. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 

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