This historic landmark hotel has always been an attraction for the elite and the famous including Rudyard Kipling, Mark Twain, Lady Astor, Lloyd George, Enrico Caruso, Anna Pavolva, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and countless other celebrities.
The hotel is located in the heart of the financial, the theatre and the entertainment districts. It is just minutes away from museums and shopping, as well as the high-profile venues such as the CN Tower, the Skydome and the Air Canada Centre.
The guestrooms are medium in size and offer deluxe accommodations. All rooms are tastefully furnished and elegantly appointed to combine Edwardian charm with contemporary luxury and convenience. Each room has its own in-room fax machine and many other modern amenities.
The historic restaurant/cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and after theater meals in elegant surroundings. The hotel's bar is a great place for light meals and a friendly drink. Guests can also enjoy a cup of traditional English Afternoon Tea in the lobby lounge.
This is a traditional, high-rise, elegant structure, completed in French Renaissance style using terracotta trimmings. It was the first building to use the patented automatic elevator for carrying bricks and the city's first fireproof hotel.
The lobby is large and elegantly furnished, including massive marble columns and a ceiling that allows natural skylight in to the lobby.
Total Number of Rooms: 295
Internet via television
Connection for laptop
Direct dial phone
Automatic wake-up call
Large sized lobby
Earliest check-in at
Porterage 24 hour
Rooms service 24 hour
Car parking (Payable to hotel, if applicable)
Location: Downtown East/Old Town
4 kms to city centre
30 kms to the nearest airport (pearson intl)
1 minute walk to the nearest metro station (king street station)
1 km to the nearest station (union station)
1 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
20 km to the nearest beach