Everyone needs a break now and then, and if your schedule or wallet won’t allow a vacation out of the city, why not take a staycation instead? Toronto is one of the most wonderful cities in the world, with so much to do and see, vibrant neighbourhoods and incredible restaurants that satisfy an array of taste buds. If there’s one city to enjoy a staycation in, Toronto is it.
Fortunately, the city is also full of amazing hotels located in the perfect areas to explore during the day and retreat back to at night. Whether you live downtown or are coming from the suburbs, if you’re in need of a getaway without going too far away, take a look at the 4 best places to take a staycation in Toronto.
1.Kimpton Saint George
The Kimpton Saint George is an absolute dream. With multiple locations around Toronto, including Yorkville, The Annex and downtown, you can choose theideal location for your staycation. All of the Kimpton hotels are situated in dynamic areas so you can explore the neighbourhood shops, restaurants and bars and come back to relax and rejuvenate. The rooms are artistic havens inspired by Toronto and all its beauty. It’s the ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city in a restful retreat.
2.The Old Mill Toronto
Situated in the Kingsway, The Old Mill Toronto is a boutique hotel perfect for a luxurious staycation in the city. Each room is elegantly furnished and boasts high ceilings and oversized windows. It truly feels like a home away from home, with hand woven rugs, comfortable beds, and fireplaces to keep you warm. Head to their spa for a wide range of treatments including massage therapy and facial treatments, and enjoy the hotel’s Home Smith Bar with cocktails, dinner and some of the best jazz music in the city.
3.Hotel X Toronto
One of Toronto’s newest hotels, Hotel X is part of the Library Hotel Collection, and offers extraordinary views of the waterfront and the Toronto skyline. The rooms are as luxurious as they come, featuring oversized windows, high ceilings and some of the most comfortable beds you’ll ever sleep in. The hotel itself boasts a 250 seat cinema, indoor tennis and squash courts, dedicated rooms for Pilates, spinning and yoga, plus in-room spa serviceand multiple dining options for you to enjoy. Don’t forget to check out their SkyBar, Toronto’s only tri-level rooftop bar with views you could only dream of.
4.The Ivy at Verity
If you’re looking for European vibes in the heart of Toronto, you’ll love the Ivy at Verity. With just four rooms, it’s a quaint boutique hotel with old-fashioned, elegant decor and luxe European vibes. Located in a restored 1850’s chocolate factory, each room features a beautiful outdoor terrace overlooking a private 18th century courtyard. Wake up to a home-made continental breakfast brought directly to your home and enjoy their amenities including the five-star GEORGE Restaurant, and the women’s only Sweetgrass spa and fitness facilities.
There you have it, four of the best places to take a staycation in Toronto! Book a room at one of these spots for a luxurious retreat right in the city.