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Wow — Toronto’s gained some fabulous luxury properties as of late.
The Four Seasons company, which is headquartered in Toronto, opened a new Yorkville flagship in 2012, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Four Seasons Hotel Toronto. The huge new luxury hotel offers 259 rooms plus 52 suites all exquisitely designed by international design house Yabu Pushelberg.
Ritz-Carlton lovers, head to Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, a gorgeous 267-room hotel, and be prepared to be pampered in the fabulous Ritz fashion.
The Asian company Shangri-La, which has been expanding its brand worldwide, now can lay claim to Toronto, too. Besides its sheer opulence, the Four-Star, 202-room Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto’s bold statement is an ultra-sweet piece of public art called Rising that you can see on University Avenue.
Of course, the likes of New York’s SoHo can’t be overlooked. The popular Thompson small luxury hotel chain — which is known for its mod, hip, fresh and edgy aesthetic — opened a new hotel in the city’s emerging west end. Thompson Toronto's private rooftop infinity pool is a place to see and to be seen.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto showcases luxurious decadence as soon as you walk through the lobby. An eye-popping 3,000-pound crystal art piece of cherry blossoms from the Czech Republic flanks the wall by check-in at the Five-Star hotel. The suites themselves, meanwhile, are some of the largest you’ll find in the city.