Hotel of the Day: Ace Hotel Seattle

Ace Hotel Seattle is a 28 room hotel located in the heart of Belltown. It’s near downtown and within walking distance of lots of popular destinations like the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and the Seattle Waterfront. The pet-friendly boutique hotel design has been described as bohemian, organic and hip that offer simple luxury such as free wi-fi and two food and beverage options, Cyclops Café and the Panther Room bar. Ace Hotel sets the hospitality standard by offering great experiences more than hospitality clichés Continue reading

Hotel of the Day: Wythe Hotel

The Wythe Hotel overlooks the Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn, New York after a $32. This  historic hotel has 72 hotel rooms outfitted with locally-made furniture, custom wallpaper from Flavor Paper, 13-feet high exposed ceilings with fantastic views of the skyline, and exposed brick.  Rooms without views of Manhattan look out onto artwork commission by the hotel, painted on the neighboring building. Restaurant on-site Reynards by restaurateur Andrew Tarlow of Marlow & Sons and Diner fame. “It’s a grown-up version of what’s happening in Brooklyn,” says Tarlow of the Wythe. the restaurant will focus on seasonal cuisine and “whole-animal, wood-fired cooking.” There are two large dining areas and outdoor seating, which connects to an outdoor terrace outside a private events room

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Shangri-La Toronto to get its own signature restaurant

With the impending opening this month of luxury hotel Shangri-La Toronto, this week we find out more about another great news that the hotel will have its own signature restaurant called Bosk, reports the National Post. Bosk, which literally means a small wooded area will feature decor of natural oak. The 80-seat restaurant to be led by Executive chef Jean Paul Lourdes, include a private dining room and an outdoor terrace perfect for summer weather. This will be a different concept and offering from the Momofuku Toronto David Chang’s restaurant: Noodle Bar, Nikai, Daishō, and Shōtō.  Read the entire story [National Post] »

Watch out World ! Canada’s Tallest Hotel coming soon! Guess where?

Finally, a five star luxury hotel coming to Niagara Falls – a 60- and 61-storey, the tallest two buildings in Niagara Falls and the tallest hotel in Canada is still in its preliminary plans. The property will have 966 rooms, a rooftop pool, falls-view observation platform, restaurant and a spa. The estimated cost of building the hotel range from $340 to $500 million. The hotel is still in the design phase and there’s no word yet on when construction will begin, though ground-breaking will be at least a year away. It will be at least a year before construction begins on a proposed half-billion-dollar luxury resort on River Rd. This is will surely be another tourist lure and job booms for the city which is great news. Stay tuned!

Hotel Buzz Profile: Four Seasons Hotel Toronto Opening October 5,2012

The Four Seasons Toronto reboots its presence in the city’s Yorkville neighbourhood with a brand new hotel/condominium on the eastern edge of the fashionista and celeb area. Set to open in October 5, the luxury flagship hotel Continue reading

Luxury Boutique Hotel offers new unique amenity

The Hazelton Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in Toronto, announced that its newest amenity – the art concierge that would be available to guests and the general public. Located in the city’s prestigious Yorkville neighborhood, home to nearly 40 art dealers and galleries – the hotel boast an extensive on-site contemporary art collection. Continue reading

Hotel of the Day: Templar Hotel

 

Already recognized by Wallpaper Magazine as the second best hotel in the world for best new business hotels, the Templar Hotel,part of the Design Hotels Group quietly opened its doors this past May. It’s been a year and half as I’ve been keeping a close eye on new developments on actual hotel opening dates and looking at their website photos it surely doesn’t disappoint. The Templar Hotel is located at the Entertainment District on Adelaide St, just west of Peter St, with 8 stories, 27 styled luxury guest rooms – each one with an iPad created by Toronto-based designer Del Terrelonge, Monk Kitchen, helmed by Chef Roberto Fracchioni, a rooftop bar and a luxury Japanese influence Onsen Spa. Rates starts at $395.

Templar Hotel Toronto  348 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V1R7 Facebook  Twitter