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Feb 16, 2020
We've spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of boutique hotels in Toronto. Bon voyage!
Updated Feb 16, 2020
“Clean, beautiful and comfortable room that provided exactly what I needed. Excellent location. I especially loved the atmosphere of the place, the interior design and interesting choices of the art.”
Located in the Yorkville , in downtown Toronto, this hotel offers convenient amenities and services. Kimpton Saint George Hotel is within walking distance to University of Toronto and Gardiner Museum.
This non-smoking hotel provides free WiFi in all guestrooms. Complimentary tea and coffee service is available in the morning, along with evening wine hour.
The University of Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, St. George Subway Station, Bata Shoe Museum and Yorkville's renowned high-end shops and restaurants are just minutes away from the hotel.
“Unique boutique hotel in the entertainment district. A nice and clean hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Loved it!”
Templar Hotel is a small, boutique hotel located in Toronto’s Entertainment and Fashion districts. Showcasing minimalist design, each suite is equipped with free WiFi.
Boasting high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, each suite at Templar Hotel features Ipe hardwood and stone flooring. The en suite bathrooms are stocked with complimentary toiletries. All linen is custom designed and duvets are silk-filled.
The Princess of Wales Theatre is just 5 minutes’ walk from this hotel. The Rogers Centre is just 8 minutes’ walk and The Art Gallery of Ontario is 1 km away.
“A laid-back and artsy boutique hotel with friendly and helpful staff. The location is great, right on the central street of Queen St. a lot of nice cafes and restaurants nearby.”
Toronto’s historic Gladstone Hotel is at the heart of the city’s art and design district. Set in a Victorian-style building, this trendy and lively hotel offers 37 artist-designed guest rooms, all of which are unique in décor reflecting the feel and style of the property.
Guests can enjoy free coffee each morning. The on-site Melody Bar features karaoke every Fridays and Saturdays. Preparing bistro-style dishes, The Gladstone Café serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Perfectly located for exploring the vibrant neighborhood and the surrounding stores, restaurants and cafes, the hotel also offers its own social and cultural scene with 3 art galleries on site.
A truly unique, boutique hotel full of individuality and charm.
“A beautiful new boutique hotel in an old renovated building. A lot of attention has gone into the details. You will be charmed by the architecture and streetcars below. Highly recommend.”
Situated in Toronto, 2.4 km from Ryerson University, The Broadview Hotel has a bar and rooms with free WiFi access. The property is located 2.5 km from Yonge-Dundas Square and 2.6 km from Toronto Eaton Centre. Hockey Hall of Fame is 2.6 km from the property.
At the hotel, rooms are equipped with a desk and a flat-screen TV. Rooms come complete with a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower and free toiletries, while some units at The Broadview Hotel also feature a seating area. All units feature a wardrobe.
Guests have access to the on-site business centre and can check the newspapers. The reception can provide advice on the area in order to help guests plan their day.
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is 3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, 5 km from The Broadview Hotel.
“Fabulous, hip, trendy, cool and happening boutique hotel. Rooms where charming, clean, comfortable and all the staff was very friendly and professional. I loved it!”
Offering guests a memorable lodging experience with art, nightlife, delicious cuisine and comfortable guestrooms in the city's Art District, this unique, design hotel is just minutes from the excitement of Toronto.
The Drake Hotel features guestrooms with flat-screen TVs, free high-speed internet access and iPod docking stations. Guests will also enjoy the handcrafted art pieces by local artists as well as luxurious Malin & Goetz toiletries. After taking advantage of the complimentary fitness facilities at the nearby 99 Sudbury Gym, guests can relax with a margarita and a snack on the rooftop patio.
Guests can see a show at the Drake's Underground entertainment venue, then have a drink in the elegant lounge. For creative sushi rolls and a charming copper-topped bar, guests can visit the hotel's Raw Bar.
“The bed was super comfortable, heated floors in the bathroom were a nice surprise, and the staff did everything they could to accommodate my requests.”
This Toronto hotel is 1.5 km from the Rogers Centre and the CN Tower. The hotel offers a rooftop pool and bar with views of the city's Fashion District.
Thompson Toronto offers a modern fitness centre, and 24-hour concierge and front-desk services. On-site valet or self parking are also available with surcharge.
Guest rooms at the Toronto Thompson feature designer linens and bath amenities. Fully stocked minibars are also included in each room.
Thompson Toronto is less than 10 minutes' walk from the bars and restaurants of King West. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is 1.9 km away.
“Beyond all you could expect from a brand new and modern 5 star luxurious hotel! Amazing comfort, decoration, cleanliness, amenities and stunning views.”
Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection features waterfront and city skyline views. Situated on the historic Exhibition grounds and 100% smoke free, Hotel X Toronto redefines the luxury hotel experience with exceptional rooftop hospitality, exquisite dining, flexible meeting spaces, extraordinary events and expansive tennis, fitness and wellness facilities.
Amenities include exclusive theatres and a one-of-a-kind photographic art gallery. As a LEEDs certification candidate, Hotel X Toronto is not only guest friendly but environmentally friendly too.
The Guerlain Spa, offers 10 treatment rooms, including a couples massage room, beauty boutique with manicure and pedicure stations, relaxation lounges overlooking the lake, and a steam room.
Each elegantly designed guest room features free WiFi, free bottled water, a Nespresso Zenius Pro coffee machine, a mini refrigerator and L'Occitane bath amenities.
Suites feature free daily breakfast and an evening wine and cheese reception in the Library Club Lounge, late check-out, shoeshine service and turndown service. Hotel X Toronto's on-site restaurant, Pétros82, offers Mediterranean cuisine inspired by Greek traditions, a raw bar offering fresh seafood, and a global wine list.
Within 1.5 km from Hotel X Toronto at Exhibition Place, is the Enercare Centre, Beanfield Centre, Budweiser Stage, BMO Field, Ontario Place, Ricoh Coliseum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Liberty Grand, and Medieval Times.
The nearest airport is Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, 2.2 km away. Complimentary shuttle service is provided to and from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Union Station.
Toronto's Liberty Village neighbourhood is situated 1.5 km North of the Hotel, offering a variety of restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, and salons. King Street West is only 1.1 km away and is another popular area for dining and shopping.
Hotel X Toronto is 2.3 km away from the iconic CN Tower, 2.6 km from Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 2.7 km from Ripley's Aquarium and 3.8 km from the renowned Art Gallery of Ontario.
“Elegant, boutique hotel in the heart of Yorkville with superb service. One of the most distinctive and pleasant hotels we have stayed in.”
This hotel is located in the upscale district of Yorkville and is near a number of Toronto's finest restaurants. A full service spa, boasting world class spa treatments is available. Guest rooms feature 2 flat-screen TVs.
The Hazelton Hotel rooms include a spacious marble bathroom with plush bathrobes. The modern rooms, with interiors designed by Yabu Pushelberg, are also equipped with a work desk, a seating area, and access to Wi-Fi.
Guests at the Hazelton Hotel can watch a movie in the Silver Screen Room or have dinner in One Restaurant. The hotel also offers pet grooming and walking services. Concierge services are available and offer information on events and activities in the Toronto area.
The Hazelton is within a 5-minute walk of the Royal Ontario Museum and Queen’s Park. This boutique hotel is nestled in the heart of Toronto's famed Yorkville neighborhood steps from the shops of Bloor Street.
“Beyond expectations! The rooms are gorgeous. Very chic and up to date with everything you would possibly need down to a razor in the minibar. The service is exceptional. I can't say enough great things about this property.”
Situated in the heart of downtown Toronto's Entertainment District, Bisha Hotel boasts 3 restaurants, a lobby bar and a rooftop infinity pool. The famous CN Tower is only 500 metres away.
The interior spaces at Bisha have been designed by Alessandro Munge of Studio, while the hotel’s 9th floor has been designed by celebrity icon Lenny Kravitz and his firm, Kravitz Design Inc.
Each uniquely designed guest room features free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Additional amenities include a coffee maker. The en suite bathroom provides a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.
This hotel has a 24-hour front desk. The event space has impressive views of the city and Lake Ontario. On-site parking is available with a daily surcharge.
Bisha Hotel Toronto is 400 metres from the Rogers Centre and 1.5 km from the Air Canada Centre. Shops, restaurants and theatres of King Street West can be found within 5 minutes' walk. The nearest airport is Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, 1.7 km away.
“Luxurious room, excellent breakfast, extremely friendly and helpful staff and great location. Highly recommended!”
This 5-star hotel, part of the Marriott family of hotels, combines elegance with modern amenities. It is located in the centre of the financial district and 1.3 km from the CN Tower. It features a full-service spa and spacious rooms with stunning Toronto skyline views.
A flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and an iPod dock are standard in each luxurious room at The St. Regis Toronto. The spacious bathroom has stone-topped vanities and an in-mirror TV. Free bottled water and tea and coffee-making facilities are included.
The Spa at The St. Regis Toronto is a 2-level facility providing a variety of body treatments and therapies. A juice bar, indoor pool and fully-equipped fitness centre are part of the wellness centre.
The Restaurant at The St. Regis Toronto restaurant’s panoramic city views. Located on the lobby level, the stylish BAR ADELAIDE offers a variety of drinks and American-inspired snacks.
Many central Toronto attractions are less than 5 minutes’ drive from the hotel, including the Rogers Centre, the Air Canada Centre and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Feb 16, 2020