Travel in style at Toronto’s finest high-end hotels

Sometimes you just have to treat yourself to a five-star experience. Check in at any of these high-end Toronto hotels and you’ll find luxurious amenities, fine dining and unrivaled hospitality.

Residences At The Ritz-Carlton

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145 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1H8

Every room at this luxe downtown hotel is bound to impress, but be sure to book a room on the Ritz-Carlton Club Level if you want to enjoy a truly upgraded experience. Guests on the Club Level gain access to exclusive amenities on the 20th floor lounge, which offers continuous food and beverage service throughout the day (including alcoholic libations) and a dedicated concierge service. The lounge also hosts private shopping events as well as wine, cheese and charcuterie tastings. And speaking of tasty nibbles, the hotel’s on-site cheese cave is not to be missed for fromage aficionados.

Shangri-La Hotel Toronto

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180 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5H 0A2

As the name would suggest, this opulent financial district hotel has a distinct Asian influence with dining options such as dim sum and an afternoon tea selection from a tea library of 68 teas. There is an on-site hair and beauty salon, spa, fitness centre and butler service in the suites if desired. The 202 rooms are among some of the largest hotel rooms in the country. Book an elegant Asian-inspired suite and enjoy a complimentary breakfast for two at the stylish Bosk.

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto

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325 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5H 4G3

Guestrooms are elegantly furnished in a cosmopolitan style at this over-the-top hotel at Bay and Adelaide. Spend the day being pampered at the two-storey beauty salon and spa and then enjoy an evening meal at America. The hotel restaurant is located on the 31st floor and specializes in haute-American cuisine that’s refined-yet-approachable. The full-service hotel also offers special programs for those travelling with little ones and/or furry friends.

Thompson Toronto Hotel

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550 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2V4

This King West hotspot attracts visitors and locals alike thanks to its ultra-chic amenities and trendy vibe. In the summer months, guests relax in private poolside cabanas and take the plunge in a 40-foot infinity pool. Drink and dance the night away at the trendy rooftop bar and then wake up the next morning to gourmet French pastries and a café-au-lait at the stunning French-inspired Collette Grand Café.

The Hazelton Hotel

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118 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1H5

This swanky spot in Toronto’s upscale Yorkville hood attracts visiting celebrities and VIP clients from around the world. The five-star hotel dazzles guests with a well-appointed interior (designed by renowned design firm of Yabu Pushelberg) and classic European cuisine prepared by celebrity chef Mark McEwan. The one-of–a-kind presidential suite is a sprawling three-bed, four-bath suite that covers 4,200 square feet and is outfitted with its own wine cellar and private elevator.

Windsor Arms

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18 Thomas Ave, Toronto, ON M1C 1E5

Each of the 28 suites at this intimate uptown hotel is designed with luxury and comfort in mind. Guestrooms feel warm and inviting and the oversized bathrooms are stocked with fragrant Molton Brown toiletries. The opulent Windsor Suite features European-inspired furnishings, a baby grand piano in the master bedroom and in-room butler service. Make time for tea in the elegant Russian Red Tea Room; the traditional afternoon tea service includes dainty finger sandwiches, petit fours and fresh scones with preserves and cream.

The SoHo Hotel & Residences Toronto

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318 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3T4

This contemporary downtown hotel wows visitors with its modern technological conveniences like multi-head showers, laptop-friendly safes, motorized drapes and cozy heated bathroom floors. Guests also enjoy complimentary limo service to the downtown core weekday mornings. For a truly luxurious stay, book the lofty three-storey penthouse suite; the stunning 4,000-square-foot space features its own glass elevator, multiple fireplaces and a large rooftop terrace with a hot tub.

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

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60 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 0A4

This soaring 55-storey hotel boasts 217 guest rooms and 42 luxury suites, the most prestigious of which is located on the top floor. All of the chic rooms are equipped with in-room iPads, complimentary shoeshine service and thick terrycloth bathrobes. The sprawling 30,000-square-foothealth spa features an indoor pool, gym, yoga studio and a full-service hair and nail bar. Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud is the boldfaced name behind the globally-inspired cuisine at the casual dbar cocktail lounge and and the refined French fare at Café Boulud. The New York chef’s famed potato wrapped sea bass is a meal to remember.

The Fairmont Royal York

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100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3

A true Toronto icon, this landmark hotel has a storied past and over 1,300 guest rooms that range from comfortable to deluxe. The newly renovated rooms, located on the seventh and eighth floors, pair regal elegance with modern amenities for a refined hotel experience. Those staying at the hotel have direct access to Toronto’s transit system and underground PATH and a number of a number of on-site dining options. Spend an evening at the award-winning EPIC restaurant and lounge and you’ll enjoy live jazz while overlooking the opulent lobby.

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