Toronto’s newest five-star hotel officially
opened its doors this week.
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, is located
in the heart of the downtown core and at the crossroads of the
financial and performing arts districts.
Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, which is the only Ritz-Carlton in Canada,
features 267 guestrooms including 56 Corner suites, 2 Deluxe
Suites and The Ritz-Carlton Suite which measures over 2,400 square
With unimpeded north or south
facing views of the city or Lake Ontario, each guestroom and suite
at The Ritz-Carlton offers floor-to-ceiling windows with heated
perimeters, rich African Anigre wood and Portuguese Estremoz
marble that complements the neutral, yet contemporary décor.
Spacious bathrooms feature heated marble flooring, dual vanities
embedded with 22” HD television screens, private rain showers and
soaker tubs with bath caddies.
Providing an enhanced guest
experience, The Ritz-Carlton Club Level on floors 18 through 20
includes access to the elegantly-appointed 20th floor Club Lounge,
with water views, personal concierge and continuous
complimentary food and beverage presentations throughout the day.
The Ritz-Carlton Toronto’s five-storey glass podium at the
base of the guestroom tower, contains the public areas of the
hotel and features the grand foyer lobby with its striking glass
bridge, restaurant, bar, lounge and meeting and conference
facilities including one of the city’s largest luxury ballrooms, The
Ritz-Carlton Ballroom at 7,400 square feet.
natural light-filled Urban Sanctuary on the 5th floor of the
podium is home to a pool, professionally-equipped fitness facility, kinesis centre, yoga
studio, relaxation area and walk-out, wrap-around terrace.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers
additional pampering with 16 treatment rooms, including two
Couples Suites, private wet lounges, steam/sauna areas and dry
relaxation dens. Signature treatments inspired by the beauty of
Canada’s great outdoors define the experience including the
aromatic Cloud 9 Massage, which utilizes locally grown ground
flowers and herbs such as Niagara lavender and Quebec sage.
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto offers numerous dining
experiences, including signature restaurant, TOCA by Tom Brodi. TOCA’s
Canadian menu features homegrown, naturally-raised, sustainable
ingredients - a reflection of Chef Brodi’s commitment to utilizing
local purveyors and suppliers. The interactive restaurant includes
an open-concept kitchen, walk-through pastry corridor, in-kitchen
chef’s table, glass-encased cheese cave and extensive wine cellar
with a focus on Canadian wines.
level, TOCA Bar is a perfect place to unwind. With its trendy
ambiance, free standing bar, tapas-style menu, raw bar,
sustainable caviar tasting, 10 sparkling and over 60 still wines
by the glass, TOCA Bar will satisfy even the most discerning
palates. Guests have the option of sitting in the grand lobby of
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto or on the outdoor patio overlooking the
city’s performing arts district.
views of the CN Tower and lounge style seating, DEQ offers an
expansive outdoor patio and open-air firepit for all-day dining options. The distinctive menu includes a variety of offerings from
an outdoor oven, flatbreads, antipasti or tableside charcuterie.
DEQ’s ‘Mixology by You’ drink menu allows guests to create their
own fresh-muddled Mojitos or Caipirinhas, among other signature
“We are delighted to be able to bring The
Ritz-Carlton brand to Canada. Toronto is a key gateway city for
our customers and this hotel complements the portfolio of
Ritz-Carlton properties around the globe beautifully,” said Herve
Humler, president and chief operating officer of The Ritz-Carlton
Hotel Company, L.L.C. “Toronto is a cosmopolitan city with true
international appeal, attracting visitors from all over the world,
whether they are visiting for business or pleasure. The opening of
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto helps to put this vibrant destination on
the map for discerning luxury travellers.”
The hotel’s General Manager is Mr. Tim Terceira.
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