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JackMallory
Oct. 12, 2009, 10:03 AM
I know the Westin Harbour Castle is sold out for the two nights I want. Can anyone recommend a good hotel not too far from the show? I'm talking something nicer than things like Days Inn, etc. Thanks.

Quinn
Oct. 12, 2009, 10:27 AM
No idea of availability but Sheraton Centre has the same "show" rate. 888-627-7175

"Superior" rating.

http://community.webshots.com/user/ballyduff

Maya01
Oct. 12, 2009, 11:01 AM
I stayed at the http://www.metropolitan.com/toronto/ when I went down to the city. The Lakeshore (where the Royal is) is easily assessable from there (like almost walking distance :lol:) The rooms and the pool is small but it is comfortable and clean and does the job. If you really want luxury go to the Fairmont Royal York. It is just around the corner from the Met. and is STUNNING. Stayed there once - it was to die for! But obviously the price is a bit more than the met. I am not sure where the Met. SoHo is, but I have heard it is amazing too. The thing is in TO most hotels are close to the Royal because most of the tourist attractions are in that general vicinity.

Just as a recommendation - Queen street has the BEST shopping :winkgrin: If you have a chance, you should go :D

MHM
Oct. 12, 2009, 12:32 PM
I've stayed at the Royal York. It is VERY nice. I believe it also offered a horse show shuttle, so we didn't have to worry about parking at the show.

Have fun- I love the Royal Winter Fair. :cool:

RegalBeagle
Oct. 12, 2009, 01:30 PM
Hotels in the Financial District - hope it helps in your search

Hilton (Richmond & Bay St)
http://www.toronto.com/hotels/listing/212869

Meridan King Edward - King Street just east of Yonge St.
http://www.toronto.com/hotels/listing/127293

Hyatt Regency Downtown - King St. west of Yonge St.
http://www.toronto.com/hotels/listing/632792

Soho Metropolitan - Wellington St. west of Yonge St.
http://www.toronto.com/hotels/listing/175207


The Suites at 1 King West - King St at Yonge St.
http://www.onekingwest.com/toronto-hotel-deals/


And, for something rather cool and a little funky - The Drake Hotel. Cool neighbourhood, not as sanitized or main stream as the Financial District. Queen St. West -
http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/info/about

Ruby G. Weber
Oct. 12, 2009, 02:20 PM
We have always stayed at The Royal York.

They have (or at least used to have) room service into the wee hours.

sisu27
Oct. 12, 2009, 08:33 PM
My fave:

http://www.germaintoronto.com/en/index.asp

The King Eddie would be 2nd choice

sansibar
Oct. 12, 2009, 08:44 PM
another for the royal york! :)

tBHj
Oct. 12, 2009, 09:34 PM
I'm staying at the Delta Chelsea. It's a short cab ride to Ricoh, and right across the street there is an excellent italian restaurant, 35 Elm.

Canadapony
Oct. 12, 2009, 10:38 PM
yes, the Royal York is very nice as stated above and they do have the shuttle to the show grounds. Also the Radisson is nice

JackMallory
Oct. 12, 2009, 11:12 PM
Thanks for all the great suggestions. :)