An elegantly appointed Toronto skyscraper

261 Rooms / 115 Suites

When the Trump International Hotel & Tower opened in January 2012, it was a dramatic addition to Toronto’s skyline. With its gleaming silver spire, the hotel instantly became both Canada’s tallest residential building (The Residences start on the 33rd floor) and, at 900 feet, the highest peak in the Trump Hotel Collection. The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel also sets itself apart through its luxury amenities: a heated saltwater, infinity-edged lap pool with a view; a spa that serves wine and Scotch from its impressive collection (a bottle of Glenfiddich was auctioned here last year for CAD$52,000, or approximately US$51,748); personal attaché service and 24-hour concierge attention; and expansive suites furnished more like chic condos than hotel rooms. In short, visitors coming to Canada’s financial capital have a new luxury hotel to call home.
 
But “home” extends beyond the building’s bricks and mortar — or, in this case, the stone, steel and glass. As you enter the gleaming lobby (tinier than normal for a major city hotel), you will be greeted by name as if you were coming through your neighbor’s front door. There is no standing in a single-file line, waiting to be noticed; instead, staff members ask about your journey with genuine interest and offer you hot towels, along with sparkling or still water on a tray. Though the appointments and accoutrements are top-of-the-line, it’s the warm welcome and individual attention that makes this Toronto landmark feel like home.