As Canada’s financial and business centre as well as a North American cultural capital, Toronto welcomes millions of visitors every year. Many visitors stay at one of the city’s multitude of fine hotels, and a select group of those overnighting in Toronto find accommodation at one of the city’s premiere luxury hotels. Global Alliance Worldwide Chauffeured Services frequently operates out of these hotels, transferring clients to and from the airport to these downtown hospitality facilities, as well as to meetings, conferences, public appearances, shows, sporting events, and anywhere else our clients need to go. Please consider contacting us for chauffeured services should you be staying at a Toronto-area hotel. A few of the city’s most exclusive hotels will be detailed for prospective visitors. Featured today are some of Toronto’s best boutique hotels in the central core.
Nestled in the heart of exclusive Yorkville, the 62-room Hazelton Hotel is among Toronto’s most sought-after luxury accommodation options. Arranged with classic mid-century flair by renowned interior designer Yabu Pushelberg, the Hazelton brings the Hollywood glamour of TIFF to Toronto all year long; it even boasts its own private, state-of-the-art 25-seat screening room, to unite the cinema-inspired design with the projected form itself. The hotel also features a notable contemporary art collection on the premises, a health spa, and the exclusive ONE Restaurant from renowned Canadian chef Mark McEwan for fine dining.
The Toronto edition of the ultra-chic luxe brand may be a bit large to qualify as a boutique hotel, what with its 102 rooms spread over 10 floors. But the still relatively new addition to the city’s hotel scene has all the design flair, aesthetic brilliance, and superior service that characterizes the best boutique hotels. Its location near the corner of Bathurst Street and King Street West, in Toronto’s Fashion District and near some of its best contemporary live theatres and most exclusive clubs, makes it desirable for younger visitors with nightlife on the mind. It also offers nightlife of its own, with four lounges, bars, and restaurants including the casual Thompson Diner and the Rooftop Lounge, with its sleek, reflective 40-foot infinity pool with views of the downtown skyline.
Hotel Le Germain: Mercer Street and Maple Leaf Square
The two hotels of boutique hotel trailblazers the Groupe Germain in Toronto bring elegance and elevated tone to the heart of the bustling city. The Mercer Street location was the city’s first under the respected Le Germain name, situated in Toronto’s entertainment district with plentiful fine and casual dining options nearby. The more recently-opened Maple Leaf Square hotel is the nearest luxury hotel to the Air Canada Centre, home arena of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors as well as host of frequent concerts and other live events. For location and ambiance, both Le Germain hotels are difficult to top.