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 Pavlova, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and countless other celebrities. Other hotel feaures are: fitness and spa facilities and services, laundry service (fee), multilingual staff, concierge service, beauty salon, Business Center and valet service. (01/08:JB)
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.
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 light through the skylight and into the lobby.
Pets are allowed