Surround yourself with art in one of the rooms of the Gladstone Hotel Toronto where each one has been designed by a different artist. According to hotel reviews on www.guardian.co.uk, it is one of the top art hotels in the world and has been voted as one of the favorites by National Geographic as being authentic and memorable. It is the oldest continuously operated hotel the city having first opened its doors in 1889. Its location on Queen Street West is a very convenient one for access to shopping and entertainment venues or the business district of the city.
The individual designs of the 37 rooms of the Gladstone Hotel Toronto feature different themes, such as the Biker Queen, the Teen Queen and the Faux Naturelle, just to name a few. There are two spectacular suites in the hotel, the Tower Suite and The Best. In these rooms you have a kitchenette where you can prepare your own meals. One thing that you will notice is that the guest rooms and suites are smaller than what you will find in modern hotels, but these sizes reflect the age of the building.
Dine on Canadian cuisine and take advantage of daily specials at the Gladstone Caf where the atmosphere is relaxed and casual. The large expanse of windows allows you to watch the workings of the city as you have any meal of the day. Weekend brunch is available all day on Saturday and Sunday. You wont have to pay a cover charge to enjoy the nightly entertainment in the Melody Bar of the Gladstone Hotel Toronto. You can sit back with your drink or enjoy one of the best burgers in Toronto. Every Wednesday is Harvest Wednesday where there are special events featuring the taste of the local produce of the area to celebrate the agricultural heritage of the province.
The Gladstone Hotel Toronto celebrates local, national and international artists in the artist studios that are available on a short term basis for artists that need space to work on projects. There are meeting and conference rooms on the second floor and a large ballroom for weddings and large celebrations. The third and fourth floors of the hotel contain galleries where artists can exhibit their work.
The hotel may be a heritage building but the amenities provided for the guests of the Gladstone Hotel Toronto are very modern. Local calling is free of charge and the bedding is the most luxurious with 300 count cotton linens. The duvets and pillows are hypo allergenic and there is wireless Internet throughout the hotel. Enjoy large windows that open, high ceilings and hardwood flooring in the rooms, some of which have exposed brick walls. Guests of the Gladstone Hotel Toronto receive complimentary passes to the facilities at 99 Sudbury Gym where there is a large range of fitness equipment for your workout needs.
There are over 100 arts related events taking place at the Gladstone Hotel Toronto every year that illustrate its focus and dedication to the arts community of the city.