A selection of the best five star hotels in Toronto, Canada. A selection by Laura Becker
Relax and unwind in the luxurious Fairmont Royal York Gold Experience, nestled in Toronto just 1.5 km from Sugar Beach. Enjoy the comforts of cosy rooms, complete with air-conditioning, desks, coffee machines, safety deposit boxes, flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms with showers. The hotel also offers a shared lounge, private parking, a bar, free bikes, an indoor pool, a fitness centre, a sauna, a hot tub and a restaurant. Room service and a 24-hour front desk with currency exchange are available. Start the day with a delicious breakfast offering buffet, continental or American options. The hotel is close to popular attractions such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and Scotiabank Arena. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is just 3 km away.
Rooms: 1343 Stars: 5
Guests can enjoy a luxurious stay with a full-service spa, 2 flat-screen TVs, and plush bathrobes in each room. A variety of amenities including a movie theater, restaurant, pet services, and concierge services are available. Guests can find a wealth of entertainment and dining options nearby, as well as the Royal Ontario Museum and Queen’s Park.
Rooms: 77 Stars: 5
Bisha Hotel Toronto is one of the best five star hotels in Toronto, located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s Entertainment District. The hotel is an exquisite boutique hotel with charming interior design. It has 3 restaurants, a lobby bar and a rooftop infinity pool, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Each guest room has free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and a coffee maker, as well as a hair dryer and complimentary toiletries in the en suite bathroom. The event space offers impressive views of the city and Lake Ontario. On-site parking is available with a daily surcharge. The hotel is only 500 metres away from the CN Tower and 400 metres away from the Rogers Centre. There are also shops, restaurants and theatres of King Street West just 5 minutes’ walk away, while the nearest airport is Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, 1.7 km away.
Rooms: 78 Stars: 5
Experience a luxury stay in the heart of downtown Toronto at The Ritz-Carlton. With stunning views of Lake Ontario and the city skyline, this hotel is perfect for a city getaway. All rooms and suites are equipped with 42-inch LCD flat-screen HD TVs, WiFi, deep soaker tubs and floor-to-ceiling windows. Valet parking service is available and the property features a 24-hour fitness center and spa. The Ritz-Carlton boasts two different dining and bar outlets, including TOCA restaurant serving Italian inspired cuisine and a Cheese Cave, as well as Ritz Bar with signature cocktails and nitrogen martinis. Guests can also opt for Club Lounge access for an additional daily cost; located on the 20th floor, the Club Lounge includes a panoramic view of Toronto and daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack service – including premium alcohol and wine after 11:00.
Rooms: 263 Stars: 5
Experience a stay unlike any other at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto. This five-star luxury hotel is centrally located between Toronto’s Financial and Entertainment Districts. Each room features an iPad, Nespresso machine, minibar and 46-inch LCD TV. There’s an indoor pool, hot tub and on-site restaurant for your convenience. Enjoy international cuisine with a focus on Asian dishes at Bosk Restaurant, or grab a drink at one of the two on-site bars. Stay in shape at the fitness centre with floor-to-ceiling windows, infrared sauna and juice bar. Explore the nearby Bishop’s Block heritage landmark or the Distillery Historic District. Great value and delightful property awaits you at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto.
Rooms: 202 Stars: 5
Experience luxury and elegance at the 5-star Four Seasons Hotel Toronto at Yorkville. Unwind with a dip in the indoor lap pool or hot tub, or pamper yourself at the expansive spa. Stylish guest rooms are outfitted with satellite TV, free wired internet and floor-to-ceiling windows, while thick terry bathrobes add extra comfort. Enjoy globally-influenced cuisine at Café Boulud or sip on cocktails and appetizers at dbar. Multilingual concierge service, 24-hour business centre, in-room dining and babysitting are also available. Explore the city with ease – the CN Tower is 10 minutes away, the Hockey Hall of Fame is 3 km away, and Canada’s Wonderland is less than 40 minutes’ drive.
Rooms: 259 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in luxury at the newly renovated Park Hyatt Toronto. Located in the heart of the city, this five-star hotel boasts a stunning rooftop bar and an array of world-class amenities. From the moment you step into the lobby, you will be surrounded by opulence and elegance. With its state-of-the-art technology and modern décor, the Park Hyatt Toronto is the perfect destination for a luxurious stay. The hotel is thrilled to welcome guests back to its beautiful property on September 15th, 2021. So, book your stay now and enjoy the best the city has to offer.
Rooms: 336 Stars: 5
Experience the luxury of 1 Hotel Toronto, located in the bustling city of Toronto. This charming hotel offers comfortable beds and a variety of amenities to make your stay unforgettable. Enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, take a dip in the outdoor pool, or work out in the fitness centre. With a concierge service and free WiFi throughout, you will have all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. Explore the nearby attractions such as the Rogers Centre, CN Tower and Exhibition Place. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is a mere 1 km away, making this hotel the perfect choice for a luxurious stay in Toronto.
Rooms: 105 Stars: 5
Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection is the ultimate luxury hotel experience. It offers breathtaking views of the waterfront and city skyline, and is located on the historic Exhibition grounds. Guest rooms feature free WiFi, free bottled water, a mini refrigerator and L’Occitane bath amenities. Suites come with daily breakfast for two, late check-out, shoeshine service, and turndown service. The hotel is 100% smoke-free and LEEDs certification candidate, making it both guest and environmentally friendly. On-site amenities include a 10-room Guerlain Spa, exclusive theatres, a photographic art gallery, a rooftop hospitality area and expansive tennis, fitness and wellness facilities. The Prime Grill restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Rooms: 404 Stars: 5
Experience the grandeur of this historic luxury hotel nestled across from Union Station. Relax in the skylit indoor pool or take advantage of 3 on-site dining options. Enjoy easy access to Toronto Pearson International Airport with an airport express train or the airport shuttle to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Each room offers a flat-screen cable TV, minibar, coffee maker, designer bath amenities and robes. Take a tour of the ballroom, work out in the gym, or shop on-site. Other amenities include a concierge desk, business centre, and Wi-Fi/wired internet (surcharge). Fairmont Royal York is the perfect destination for a unique, luxurious stay.
Rooms: 1329 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Toronto, Canada
Toronto, Canada is a vibrant and diverse city known for its amazing attractions, world-class restaurants, and vibrant culture. It is also home to a wide variety of hotels, ranging from luxury properties to budget-friendly options, making it an ideal destination for all types of travelers.
When searching for a hotel in Toronto, the best areas to focus on are the downtown core, the Entertainment District, the Financial District, and the Waterfront.
The Downtown Core is the heart of the city and one of the most vibrant areas of Toronto. This area is home to some of the city’s most iconic attractions, such as the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Toronto Eaton Centre. It is also filled with trendy restaurants, bars, and boutique shops. Hotels in this area include the Ritz-Carlton Toronto, the InterContinental Toronto Centre, and the Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre.
The Entertainment District is a lively area located just west of the Downtown Core. This area is home to some of the city’s most popular attractions, such as the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Scotiabank Arena, and the Rogers Centre. It is also filled with bars, clubs, and restaurants. Popular hotels in this area include the Delta Hotels Toronto, the Thompson Toronto, and the Hilton Toronto.
The Financial District is the business hub of Toronto and is home to the city’s stock exchange, banks, and corporate headquarters. This area is also filled with high-end restaurants, shops, and hotels. Popular hotels in this area include the Shangri-La Toronto, the Fairmont Royal York, and the Renaissance Toronto Downtown.
Finally, the Waterfront is a beautiful area located along Lake Ontario. This area is home to the Harbourfront Centre, the Toronto Islands, and other popular attractions. It is also filled with restaurants, bars, and shops. Hotels in this area include the Harbourfront Centre Hotel, the Westin Harbour Castle, and the Radisson Admiral Hotel.
No matter what type of hotel you are looking for, Toronto has something for everyone. From luxury properties to budget-friendly options, there is a hotel in Toronto to suit everyone’s needs.