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100 Front Street West Fairmont Gold Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3 Canada
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See why so many travelers make Fairmont Royal York their hotel of choice when visiting Toronto. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a luxury setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you. For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Toronto, Royal York Hotel is located a short distance from Scotiabank Arena (0.2 mi) and Rogers Centre (0.5 mi). Rooms at Fairmont Royal York offer HDTV, business amenities and an automated minibar providing exceptional comfort and convenience. ALL - Accor Live Limitless loyalty guests can go online with free internet access. Room service and a concierge are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A pool and breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving, valet parking is available. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Pai Northern Thai Kitchen, Khao San Road, and Kiin, which are some Thai restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like CN Tower (0.4 mi), St. Lawrence Market (0.5 mi), and Graffiti Alley (0.9 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel. At Fairmont Royal York, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Toronto.
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Valet parking
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Paid private parking on-site
Paid wifi
Hot bath
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
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Kids' meals
Taxi service
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Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
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24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
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Mrslizzy wrote a review Yesterday
Beamsville, Canada35 contributions32 helpful votes
we stayed for a wedding and the staff was great, rooms very clean. Maids were all very nice and always spoke to you as you were coming down hall, esp one nice guy. We were in 11133. beds were comfortable and bathroom very clean. I loved the products in bathroom as well. Loved the big fluffy bath towels. Check in was fast and efficient. Valet service was very good, and they were all nice. We did not go to any restaurants in hotel. Just wish parking was not so expensive
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Date of stay: June 2022
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rachelmcleod wrote a review Jan 2021
Toronto, Canada12 contributions30 helpful votes
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From beginning to end my experience at the hotel was above and beyond any of my expectations. The staff were just incredible and made me feel so welcome and excited for my stay. Joy, in particular, at the front desk was so great. You're lucky if you get to check in/out with her, she was just exceptional. The views are amazing. The hotel, from the lobby, to the elevator area, to the room itself, is beautiful. Really looking forward to returning in normal times when everything within the hotel is open to experience as well, but still had the best possible time!
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Queenlisab wrote a review 27 Jun
Winnipeg325 contributions123 helpful votes
We opted to book this location as a “pick-me-up”. Our vacation didn’t go as planned, flights were repeated canceled. We decided to stay here and it’s a great location! The staff were wonderful, professional, and friendly. They went out of their way to help us when I asked for coffee (only decaf in the room), etc. I enjoy the royal treatment very much so I choose Fairmont when it’s available. This location is across from the Union Station (and where the Union Chicken restaurant is located - if you want chicken burgers and whatnot). Ideal location - you can hail a taxi with a wave or summon an Uber in minutes. As for the vibe of the hotel, it’s more of a nightclub scene. It’s not my style but it suits the area. Guests should be aware of it. It’s not the same as the Fairmont in other jurisdictions…but that’s understandable. I still enjoyed it. Oh…there’s a convenience store on the lower level of the hotel (reasonable prices and friendly staff) as well as a path/tunnel that connects to other areas much like a skywalk. The overall feel of the area is safe. You can walk up the street to grab your timmies fix (coffee) if you don’t want to enjoy room service or breakfast at the hotel. Only negatives were: It was loud Saturday after midnight on the 10th floor with some guests running thru the halls laughing and screaming. They awoke us from our slumber. At least they were having a fun time and there was no danger. Also the elevators are painfully slow…wait time is long…and sometimes it doesn’t come when you call it. Everyone while we were there seemed to know that if you hear the chime, grab that elevator because it’ll be quite a while before the next one arrives. It also doesn’t light up when it’s going down, only when it’s going up. So people step in and “steal” your lift because they don’t know any better. Also, room service seems to be unnecessarily expensive. Stick to Uber Eats. Use that hard earned money elsewhere. There are several hotels in the area. Overall, it was enjoyable and I would consider this location again. Photo attached of room 10-141.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Ian Taylor, Other at Fairmont Royal York
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Dear Queenlisab, Thank for staying with us and enjoying the hotel, the location and the service here at The Royal York and the surrounding downtown area. As travels lead back, we hope to see you again. Sincerely, Ian Taylor Hotel Manager
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Jack M wrote a review 26 Jun
Halifax, Canada341 contributions143 helpful votes
We very much enjoyed the quality of our room (15-107). Even more we enjoyed the quality of all staff we encountered. Particular mention of the staff in the Gold Room (Monika, Karla & Fabian). The hotel has had significant renovations during the past 3 years. All the dining facilities and bars are very contemporary.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Dear 114jackm, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience and recognizing the team on Fairmont Gold. We look forward to seeing you again as travel leads back to Toronto. Sincerely, Ian Taylor Hotel Manager
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MDRosa wrote a review 26 Jun
36 contributions46 helpful votes
This hotel is in a fabulous location, downtown Toronto. The check-in procedure was great. However, you have to sign up to pay for internet that is then taken off the bill - seems a bit crazy to me. There was no complimentary water in the room. The areas downstairs looked really nice, nice bar area and a good atmosphere. My room was nice, but not hugely big. A nice shower and a comfortable bed.
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Response from Ian Taylor, Other at Fairmont Royal York
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Dear MD Rosa, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience, we are glad to have had you with us and enjoyed The Royal York and the location in downtown. Sincerely, Ian Taylor Hotel Manager
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mlogan_70 wrote a review 25 Jun
Belgrave, Canada78 contributions59 helpful votes
As usual the staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel is centrally located if you have an event downtown. Rooms were clean and spacious. Parking is convenient and being able to leave your vehicle until 6:00 on day of check out is a nice bonus. I would definitely recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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McHaggis69 wrote a review 24 Jun
Edinburgh, United Kingdom4834 contributions98 helpful votes
Stayed here recently for 4 nights. Lovely location, very central to everything and right opposite union station. The room was spacious and fresh with a decent view of the CN Tower. I’m not going to say much more about the positives - breakfast was great, the staff (with one exception) wonderful. I’m going to focus on 2 things that for me, went wrong. 1 - Stopped at the central lobby bar later in the evening for a nightcap. Myself and 2 colleagues had been out for the evening having dinner. The host (young girl) looked me up and down and incredulously asked if we were residents. True, I had torn jean shorts on, baseball cap and a T-shirt… but hey my money is as good as anybody’s and yes we were residents. Her attitude was disgraceful and she made no attempt to hide her disapproval. We took a seat. My friends felt really uncomfortable after the encounter - like we weren’t supposed to be there. 2 - the other bar to the side of the lobby. It has unisex toilets. I get this is the line on inclusivity, but again I had a bad experience. Walked into one of the individual well appointed toilets to find the toilet seat down and urine all over it and the floor. The problems are obvious. What if I had been a woman walking into that? Further, as a man as I was frankly shocked and embarrassed - how was I going to get out of there without being spotted and the next person assuming it was me? Unisex toilets are no problem to me in principle, but herein lies one of the more practical problems. Men can be nothing short of animals, so a urinal works best for us. Women should not be faced with wiping a seat covered in urine before they can sit down. There are some practical reasons why most toilets remain gender separate. Unless you’re gonna staff the toilets to check them after every use, this kind of thing will keep happening. Not what I expected in such a high end hotel.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Sarabean_11 wrote a review 22 Jun
New York City, New York5 contributions3 helpful votes
Decent rooms but service is really awful. Forced to wait in a line of 50 people for over an hour just to check in at 11pm after a long trip. Lots of hotel staff standing around with only two people checking in, with each check in taking 10-15 min. At one point someone from hotel staff said there was an additional check in on the 4th floor so a number of people wen t up to try that. Turned out it wasn’t true and they all had to come back down and go to the end of the line again. Zero apology or assistance from anyone on hotel staff. This is a fairmont for gods sake how can they justify doing that to people for what they charge. Really awful. Avoid this mess if you can.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Robinhood1 wrote a review 22 Jun
Nottingham, United Kingdom740 contributions206 helpful votes
I did not know what to expect here as I had read so many mixed reviews even of the Gold floors where we stayed. I have to say we have had an excellent stay in Toronto and have enjoyed being here at the Royal York. On arrival our room was not ready - we were given the option of building view in 30 minutes or a spectacular front view room in an hour. We chose the latter during which we are able to wait in the gold lounge and had tea, snacks, and a complimentary glass of wine. Alcoholic drinks are normally chargeable but everything else in the lounge is included. The Gold lounge is a real oasis in the city - I have no idea what we paid as it was part of a pre-arranged package but what I do know is that it was £70 a night more than the Mercer! It is amazing value for money - for us jet lagged Brits we had almost all our meals there. They serve an amazing breakfast buffet, sweet treats early afternoon , light meals in the early evening and desserts after 8.00pm. Our only extras were a few glasses of wine and beer! The evening meals were more than adequate. Our room was lovely - for us from Europe it was a good size with a smallish bathroom but we are very used to that! The air con worked perfectly and as it was 33C for two days outside it was needed. We came in on the train from the airport - it cost us $24 for two senior returns. It is literally just over the street. On our third night we had what we call an “I’m here person” in the suite next door - no volume control and constantly talking loudly on the phone and to others. That is the downside of the connecting doors of course!! Anyway she calmed down after an hour or so having tried to access our room!!! No criticism of the hotel - we just know that sort of thing happens. We like to be quiet and that was the only time we were disturbed. The lobby and downstairs restaurant area is full of life, noise and music….we did not spend any time there!! The staff are very friendly and helpful especially the front desk in the lounge, the servers and the cleaning staff. So to conclude - an excellent stay in Toronto and definitely if in your budget this hotel should be on your shortlist.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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DearRobinhood1, Thank you for staying with us here at The Royal York and for experiencing our Fairmont Gold floor and enjoying all of the treats throughout the day. As travel leads you back to Toronto, we hope to see you again. Sincerely, Ian Taylor Hotel Manager
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Finnboy1 wrote a review 21 Jun
Alton, United Kingdom22 contributions8 helpful votes
Nothing wrong with the hotel and it's well situated. The staff were lovely but Oh my goodness it's expensive. We stayed in much better hotels on our trip for a fraction of the price. And charging for Wi-Fi? You are having a laugh. The only place, all trip, that charged for Wi-Fi. You should be embarrassed and ashamed. Just exploitation of corporate expense accounts. Wouldn't be so bad if it had actually worked but it was far too complicated. Chromecast simply would not work and when I called to sort it out I got put through to a helpline that was a non-functioning number. And I work in IT - I'm an Alpha Tech. God only knows how less technical people cope. I wouldn't go again, even if someone else WAS paying.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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$357 - $608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the fairmont royal york hotel toronto, fairmont toronto, royal york hotel toronto, toronto fairmont
LOCATION
CanadaOntarioTorontoDowntown / Downtown West / Bay Street Corridor / Entertainment District / Financial District / Old Toronto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
1365
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairmont Royal York
Which popular attractions are close to Fairmont Royal York?
Nearby attractions include Toronto Urban Adventures (0.3 km), Toronto Symphony Orchestra (0.4 km), and Hockey Hall of Fame (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairmont Royal York?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Fairmont Royal York?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Fairmont Royal York?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairmont Royal York?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairmont Royal York?
Conveniently located restaurants include Michael's on Simcoe, Canoe Restaurant & Bar, and Library Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fairmont Royal York?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Fairmont Royal York have airport transportation?
Yes, Fairmont Royal York offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Fairmont Royal York located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Toronto.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fairmont Royal York?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Fairmont Royal York?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.