Toronto is Canada's largest city and the provincial capital of Ontario. A truly world-class cosmopolitan center, Toronto is an increasingly dynamic and exhilarating city to visit. Renowned for its diverse ethnic neighborhoods, Toronto's multicultural heritage is today combined with an urban chic that is reflected in sensational shopping, more than 7000 restaurants offering cuisines from around the world, a nightlife packed with theater, music, and comedy, as well as numerous annual film, music, and cultural festivals.
Located at the heart of the city, The Fairmont Royal York is close to many Toronto attractions, including the CN Tower, Ontario Place, the Eaton Centre, the Rogers Centre (formerly the Skydome and home to the Blue Jays), and the Royal Ontario Museum. Just west of The Fairmont Royal York is the Toronto entertainment district, with several of the city's most prominent theaters and many of Toronto's finest restaurants.
Toronto's most famous landmark and the world's highest free-standing structure, with observation decks, a revolving restaurant, and providing magnificent views across the waterfront, nearby islands, and Lake Ontario. Located at 301 Front Street West, The CN Tower is within walking distance from the hotel.
Toronto Harbourfront, set on Lake Ontario, features dozens of attractions, including restaurants, galleries, outdoor concerts, boat cruises and antique markets, as well as Ontario Place - an entertainment complex with a concert amphitheater, an IMAX theatre, a boat museum, and a nightclub. A ten-minute drive from The Fairmont Royal York.
Royal Ontario Museum
With galleries depicting art, archaeology, and natural science, the ROM is a vast museum showcasing the world's culture and natural history. Located at 100 Queens Park (Bloor Street and Avenue Road), the museum is approximately four minutes from the hotel.
Art Gallery of Ontario
Undergoing an expansion program until 2008, the AGO houses an impressive international art collection spanning from the Middle Ages to the present day and has the largest public collection of Henry Moore sculptures. Located at 317 Dundas Street West, the AGO is three minutes from the hotel.
Dating from the early 1900s, Casa Loma is the five-acre former home of Canadian industrialist, military officer, and Edwardian financier Sir Henry Pellatt and is complete with secret passages, towers, stables, and 800-foot tunnel. Located at 1 Austin Terrace, this Toronto castle is a 15-minute drive from The Fairmont Royal York.
A day trip to Niagara Falls is a must. The magnificent Horseshoe Falls are on the Canadian side and The Maid of the Mist boats take you to the base of the thundering falls. Helicopter trips over the falls are also available. Located 1.5 hours from downtown Toronto.
Canada's premier theme park featuring over 200 attractions with more than 60 thrilling rides, a wide variety of roller coasters, and Splash Works, a 20-acre water park. Located outside Toronto on Highway 400, the park is approximately 30 minutes from The Fairmont Royal York.
With more than 5000 animals representing just over 450 species, Metro Toronto Zoo is in the forested Rouge Valley, 25 miles northeast of the hotel and downtown Toronto.
Formerly known as the Skydome, Rogers Centre is home to the Blue Jays baseball team and the Toronto Argonauts football team. Located just two blocks from The Fairmont Royal York.
Air Canada Centre
Home to the Toronto Maple Leafs National Hockey League team and the Toronto Raptors National Basketball team, the Air Canada Centre is located directly across the street from The Fairmont Royal York, through Union Station and connected by an indoor walkway. Offers daily facility tours.
Hockey Hall of Fame
A collection of artifacts and trophies depicting the history of ice hockey, with memorabilia from the past and present. Located on Yonge Street, just a two-minute walk from The Fairmont Royal York.
Shopping in Toronto
One of Toronto's most famous shopping complexes, with five levels and over 320 stores and restaurants. Located on Yonge Street approximately a half-mile from the hotel.
Bloor Street West / Yorkville
This area of Toronto features designer fashion shops including Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Versace.