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Toronto Welcomes Luxury Hotel – The Ritz-Carlton

Toronto’s newest landmark, the luxurious Ritz-Carlton and The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton are getting ready to open their doors for Summer 2010.

This 53-story, luxury five-star hotel and condominium residence in downtown Toronto will be an architectural masterpiece containing both classic and contemporary design. 267 rooms and 135 condominium residences will be divided into three main areas. Storeys 6-20 will contain all of the rooms and facilities for hotel guests while the condominium residences will be located on storeys 22-52 (a private lobby and amenity centre for residents will be located on the 21st and 22nd storey).

At story 26, the tower’s south wall will slop outward, forming an architectural feature designed to compliment the curves of Roy Thomson Hall across the street. At it’s base, the tower will feature a large glass exterior. The podium will also hold two large ballrooms, fine-dining restaurants, conference and meeting facilities to attract high-end conference and meeting business.  The grand ballroom will host leading social events and functions.

In addition to all the grandeur, the top level of the podium will house a world class 23,000 sq. ft. spa, which will be Toronto’s largest and most luxurious!

“This is the first Ritz-Carlton combined hotel and condominium residence in Canada and will be the only Toronto hotel to offer The Ritz-Carlton level of luxury and service,” said Michael Beckley, vice-president of development for Marriott International Inc., the parent company of The Ritz-Carlton.

Toronto Mayor David Miller said, “The arrival of Toronto’s first five-star hotel is another sign of our city’s renaissance.  Not only will this hotel create hundreds of jobs, it will also help attract visitors from around the world to Toronto.”

We can’t wait until this luxury hotel opens. Nothing quite compares to the Ritz for upscale family travel!

Photos for use on Child MODE: Elaine Kilburn,  Simcoe Wellington Residences,  Steve Gutfreund on behalf of Simcoe Wellington Residences Inc.

A mom to two girls and a baby boy, a writer and the publisher of Child Mode. As a lover of style and fashion, Nadia found her ‘niche’ and love of children’s clothing while searching for quality items for her family.

   

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  1. Toronto Hotels

    June 7, 2010 at 10:53 am

    This building is absolutely outstanding. And what beautiful views it shares. Ritz-Carlton is a magnificent splurge hotel.

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