Toronto Boutique Hotel Guide

For those interested in a more luxury accommodation with attentive, personalized service that match to your lifestyle, boutique hotels is the right hotel option for you. Toronto’s boutique hotels are located in vibrant neighborhoods that offers all of the amenities one expects from a more intimate setting. Operated by individual hoteliers, boutique hotels in Toronto feature a mix blend of modern and old-fashioned, trendy and traditional and decorative theme with classy interior design. Many of Toronto’s boutique hotels are located in the downtown core offering easy access to Toronto’s top attractions and activities. Here are some of the best Toronto boutique hotels for your consideration.

Toronto Boutique Hotels – Entertainment District

Soho Metropolitan Hotel

Located steps away from the Rogers Centre and the CN Tower, the Soho Metropolitan Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel just south of the Entertainment District. The hotel offers you spectacular comfort “at home” personalized service and the latest amenities in high-tech conveniences. Guestrooms are spacious with Italian linens, marble-clad bathrooms with underfloor heated floors, Molton Brown amenities, large TV with DVD/CD players and labelled switches by the bed control lights, curtains and privacy sign. Dining options offers on-site restaurant Senses Restaurant features exquisitely prepared dishes in casual and stylish ambience while the chic Senses Bar is always buzzing.The SoHo Metropolitan hotel is located close to many famous theatres and concert halls including Princess of Wales Theatre, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Roy Thompson Hall, the Opera House and short walking distance from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Hotel Le Germain Toronto

One of the most beautiful Toronto hotel, the Hotel Le Germain Toronto is an upscale boutique hotel located in the heart of Entertainment District, only 2 blocks from Rogers Centre. Contemporary architecture with beautiful artwork throughout the hotel in guest rooms, lobby and other public areas including elevators. Beautiful lobby with a two-storey, glass walled lobby featuring – a library, double-sided fireplace and a cappuccino bar. The guest rooms are spaciously beautiful with a unique combination of wood, glass, metal and ceramics in interior design gives you awe-inspiring ambience and are perfect for pampering and relaxation. Intuitive service from the hotel concierge service so that you can enjoy your stay in every way. Location is central as your within walking distance to King Street which has a wide variety of top-notch theatres, fancy nightclubs and elegant restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel.

Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square

This four star luxury boutique hotel, Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square is just a few minutes walk to the Air Canada Centre and literally the closest hotel. Opened in November 2010, the hotel adds to the marvelous collection of boutiques hotels in Toronto that provides intimate services with luxury amenities. Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square offers 167 luxury designed rooms and suites with top-class amenities and latest hi-tech conveniences. Take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary Wi-Fi high-speed internet and have spa-like bathrooms with rainfall showers which is to die for. In addition, the hotel features state-of-the-art fitness club, Lobby Lounge and convenient meeting rooms and offers free buffet breakfast in the morning. One thing to take away from this hotel is the impeccable service from their staff. The hotel located 75 Bremner Boulevard, is  close proximity short distance away from the city’s top attractions such as the CN Tower, Rogers Centre, Harbourfront, Entertainment Districts and major financial institutions, making it an ideal place for business and leisure travelers. Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square with its convenient location, ultimate comfort and modern amenities sets you up for a great stay at one of Toronto’s best boutique hotels near Air Canada Centre.

Toronto Boutique Hotels – Financial District

Cosmopolitan Hotel And Residences

The only Canadian hotel to be listed on the Condé Nast Hot List 2006, the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Residences is the perfect boutique hotel sanctuary if you want to stay at quiet and serene hotel amid the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto. Centrally located in the centre of the cultural and business districts, within easy walking distance of outstanding restaurants, shopping, and entertainment, and some of the most important financial institutions in the city. The centerpiece of each hotel suite is a natural bamboo and gemstone fountain, with a bed of raw jade pieces and trickling water. The 5-star Shizen spa offers a wide range of massages, body treatment and facial treatment to rejuvenate your body and soul. Dining options includes one of the city’s finest upscale bar Eight wine bar.

Toronto Boutique Hotels – Yorkville

Hazelton Hotel

The Hazelton Hotel is located in the heart of Yorkville, an  upscale neighborhood that is home to some of Canada’s most exclusive shops and within walking distance to the Royal Ontario Museum, art galleries and award-winning restaurants. Built in 2007, the full service hotel features luxury amenities including technologically advanced rooms, a health club and spa, two-story lap pool, a unique and private screening room, meeting facilities and the latest restaurant by Mark McEwan, ONE. All 77 guest rooms and suites are generous size, averaging more than 620 sq. ft. each, and evoke the grandeur of Hollywood, inspired by the 1940s. World renowned Interior Designers Yabu Pushelberg  used rich textures and superb craftsmanship to create a classic glamour ambiance that resonates throughout boutique hotel.

Windsor Arms Hotel

Windsor Arms

The Windsor Arms hotel located in the heart of Toronto’s fashionable shopping and entertainment district, this boutique hotel has been voted consistently one of the best in the city. A great mix of old-world charm and contemporary facilities, the hotel offers 28 luxurious suites rooms plush and chic accomodation  equipped with modern facilities,high-tech amenities with 24 hour butler service. The bathrooms are spacious with limestone walls and floors, Jacuzzi tubs and separate shower stalls. Dining options on site are the Prime Steakhouse has burning fireplace with a new addition of a vegan menu, Courtyard Cafe featuring traditional French cuisine offers fine cocktails and tapas in a relaxing setting, and the Tea Room, one of the best afternoon tea offerings in the city with its wide varieties of teas from around the world. The hotel amenities includes a spa, fitness facilities, and a swimming pool with a poolside fireplace. One of the best benefits of staying at this hotel is its location. You will  steps away from one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world. Here you will find wide array of luxurious shops and malls, upscale spas and exquisite restaurants. Yorkville is also home to famous Royal Ontario Museum, Bata Shoe Museum, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Arts and many top-quality art galleries.

Toronto Boutique Hotels – Yonge Street & Dundas Square

Pantages Hotel Toronto Centre

The Pantages Hotel Toronto Centre is within easy walking distance from the top financial institution, landmarks and attractions and is literally steps away from the Eaton Centre. This urban chic lifestyle hotel features stylish architecture and sophisticated decor with an upbeat and energetic atmosphere. Part hotel and part condominium residences, you’ll find lavish amenities, personalized service and the comfort of your home. Luxury guest rooms feature kitchens and if you upgrade your room, check into the Serenity Floor in the floor where all suites feature Jacuzzi-style bathtubs, air purifiers, water fountains and yoga mats. Hotel amenities offers a large Jacuzzi whirlpool, sauna, 24-hour fitness room and Pantages Spa, one of the best in the city. Dining option includes the Martini Bar offers 40 different martini varieties to choose from with live entertainment and Fran’s 24-hour diner within the hotel is available for those late night cravings as you’ll also find many restaurants, bars and cafes around the area.

Toronto Boutique Hotels – Yonge Street & Dundas Square

The Gladstone Hotel

Built in 1889 ,The Gladstone Hotel is Toronto’s oldest continuously operating hotel with a cool hand-operated elevator. The Gladstone Hotel is a place where artists can show their work and perform from cabaret performances to film screenings to art exhibitions, the Gladstone hosts events for a vast range of artists and community groups. With 37 guest rooms and suites (designed by local Toronto artists), The Gladstone is truly an original hotel. Each room is individual in that it presents guests with a unique experience. Designs range from fun and funky, to sleek and sophisticated, to luxurious and elegant. Several are reminiscent of the hotel’s Victorian roots, and each suite comes with an artist’s statement and biography. For a lakeview and added luxury, choose the Corner Suite or the two-storey Tower Suite, and sleep in a turret bedroom, that boasts an incredible 360 degree panoramic view of Toronto and Lake Ontario.

The Drake Hotel

Located on Queen Street West, the Drake Hotel has been hailed by the Travel & Leisure Magazine as one of the greatest hotels around the world and “one of the city’s most design-driven properties.  Amongst an array of trendy shops and hip art galleries, the Drake Hotel offers 19 unique crash pads, a European-influenced lounge, raw sushi bar, neighbourhood cafe, licensed rooftop patio, yoga studio, treatment room, restaurant and last, but not least – The Underground. The Underground, a lower level entertainment space, is designed to work with, not against its mix of performing artists, visual artists and live musicians. With its bohemian flair, The Drake is more cultural community centre than a hotel. Design is fun, quirky, eclectic, tastefully mismatched, cheeky, open to ideas, lacking in pretense and simple yet complex. That can also be said for its clientele.


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