Toronto, CA Skyline

Old Toronto’s Timeless Hotels

This article is part of Hipmunk’s ongoing #CityLove series. Image via Trover user Jonas Galuro.

Toronto boasts a population of more than 2.6 million, which not only makes it Canada’s largest city, but a big tourist draw as well. Toronto’s huge size can overwhelm you as a visitor, however, particularly if it’s your first time. One way to simplify your next trip to Toronto is staying in one of the terrific hotels in centrally-located Old Toronto, the historical part of the city which also includes ultra-modern downtown Toronto.

Intercontinental Toronto Centre

Views of Lake Ontario and the Toronto Tower are only the beginning at Intercontinental Toronto Centre, where in-room amenities include 42″ flat screen TVs, Keurig coffee makers and luxurious, high thread count comforters. When you’re not relaxing in the Aveda concept spa or getting work done in the 24-hour business center, take to the streets of Old Toronto and explore nearby attractions like Ripley’s Aquarium and St. Lawrence Market.

Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel

Be reborn as a new traveler when you book a room at Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel, located in the heart of Old Toronto. Rooms here not only offer floor-to-ceiling windows, marble bathrooms and LCD TVs, but are also pet-friendly. If you love sports, you’ll love staying here, as more than 70 of the hotel’s plush guest rooms over views of Rogers Centre field, one of the premier spots to watch sports in Toronto.

The Omni King Edward Hotel

The Omni King Edward Hotel offers a royal experience in Toronto, no matter which of the 301 guest rooms you stay in. The grandeur – and glamour – of Old Toronto is alive and well in this hotel, which was built in 1903, and boasts hand-carved woodwork, luxurious bathrooms and plush trim and accents. The on-site Nouvella Maria Spa carriers through this Old World charm, while modern creature comforts such as Wi-Fi and cable TV bring you back to the 21st century.

Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre

No matter which type of Toronto traveler you are, there’s a room for you at Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre in Old Toronto. Whether you’re a single business traveler, a couple on a romantic holiday or a family taking a big city weekend trip, you’ll enjoy in-room comforts like free Wi-Fi, a dedicated work area and a huge TV. Get some laps in 365 days per year at the indoor, heater pool, or whet your appetite at the Carlton Restaurant, located right on-site.

Cambridge Suites Hotel – Toronto

You’ll know there’s something special about Cambridge Suites Hotel – Toronto the moment you walk under its modern, emerald-colored entrance awning. To sweeten the deal, every room at this all-suite hotel is equipped with a separate living area, a generously stocked kitchenette and a sleekly-decorated bedroom, which quite literally makes it your home away from home in Canada’s largest city. Cambridge Suites is in the heart of Toronto’s nightlife and entertainment district, but the cocktail and winelist at its Portico restaurant makes for a worthy substitute on rainy or chilly nights.

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