Toronto City Council approved the hotel development with HKHotels (a New York city based privately run company that operates 4 boutique hotels) on the grounds of Exhibition Place back in 2009 and new developments this year. Yes, indeed it takes that long to get things approved in this city. With the ongoing development and renovation to Exhibition Place, the Hotel X, 27 storey, 400 guestroom hotel is scheduled to go under construction in January 2013 and completion date to open in 2015, the approved “Hotel in the Garden” will be located south of Direct Energy Centre and adjacent to the new Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place.
(Photo courtesy of Urban Toronto)
This is great news for the area to attract business and accommodation for guest visiting the Exhibition Place or Direct Energy Centre. Stay tuned!