Fairmont Royal York

Toronto, Canada

The hotel

One of Toronto’s landmark hotels, Fairmont Royal York was built by Canadian Pacific Railway in 1929 and has since welcomed dignitaries and royalty, including Queen Elizabeth II. Once the tallest building in the British Empire, the hotel is housed in a distinctive chateau-style high-rise building and offers a wealth of amenities to keep you busy in-between sightseeing. The fitness centre is almost a world of its own with lap pool, children’s wading pool, steam rooms, saunas and a state-of-the-art gym. Two levels of shops are enough to satisfy the most ardent of shoppers with more shops located directly underneath the hotel in the PATH complex. Several exceptional restaurants cater to every kind of culinary desire. For mouth-watering steaks, look no further than Benihana Japanese Steakhouse and for the best martinis in town, head to the Library Bar with its rich furnishings and elegant atmosphere. Not to be missed is the afternoon tea and Rooftop Garden Tour, held every Saturday and Sunday.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Children's Pool
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Wheelchair access
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Close to City Centre

Where is it

The hotel is located above PATH, a vast underground shopping and transportation complex with access to Union Station. CN Tower is 3 blocks away and the harbour front 7 minutes away. Transfer time from Toronto Airport: 30 minutes.

Hotel information

1,363 rooms on 24 floors in 1 building with 13 lifts. All with air-conditioning, cable TV with pay-per-view films, telephone, WiFi access*, tea/coffee making facilities, mini-bar, iron and board, bathrobes and hairdryer. Fairmont Rooms are 250 sq ft and have limited views of the city, with 1 king-size bed, 1 queen-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Fairmont Luxury Rooms are 250 sq ftand have limited city views, with 1 king-size bed, 1 queen-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Deluxe Rooms are 500 sq ft and have limited city views, with 1 king-size bed, 1 queen-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Signature Rooms are 500 sq ft and have views of the city, with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Fairmont Gold Rooms are 230 sq ft and are on the 13th through 18th floors. With exclusive access to the Fairmont Gold Lounge and 1 king-size bed or 1 queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Fairmont Gold Suites are 540 sq ft and have a separate living area with home theatre and SoniCast, marble bathroom, access to the Fairmont Gold Lounge and 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Fairmont Gold Lounge inclusions:

  • Private check-in and check-out in the lounge
  • Continental breakfast
  • Evening canapes
  • Dessert presentations
  • Complimentary WiFi

REIGN Restaurant + Bar + Bakery (modern Canadian brasserie with a French touch, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as late-night cocktails). CLOCKWORK Champagne & Cocktails (light bites, cocktails and Champagne). Benihana Japanese Steakhouse, Sushi & Sake Lounge (open for dinner Tue-Sat). Piper's Pub (open Tue-Sat). Library Bar (open for lunch, dinner, cocktails; afternoon tea on Sat and Sun). Skylit indoor lap pool. Children’s wading pool. Saunas and steam rooms. State-of-the-art 24-hour fitness centre. Spa services*. Two levels of shops. 24-hour room service*. Babysitting* (reservations required). Concierge. Laundry/dry cleaning service*. WiFi access available in public areas*. Valet parking CA$59 plus tax, per day (payable locally, subject to change).

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

* Denotes local charge.

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Mar 31, 2020 PassportStamper08

Fairmont Royal York will hold a special place in our hearts because this is where my fiancé proposed. Once the reservation was made my fiancé called them to let them know about the proposal. They helped to make the day incredibly memorable. The room itself was gorgeous with modern amenities, a large sitting room, a wet bar and a well appointed… Read more
Fairmont Royal York will hold a special place in our hearts because this is where my fiancé proposed. Once the reservation was made my fiancé called them to let them know about the proposal. They helped to make the day incredibly memorable. The room itself was gorgeous with modern amenities, a large sitting room, a wet bar and a well appointed bathroom with a huge walk in shower. They had sparkling water (we don't drink), chocolate covered strawberries and a personal note from the manager delivered to our room and when we left to enjoy the pool and hot tub we returned to the room beautifully decorated with rose pedals all over the room. It was truly something that we'll remember forever and have decided that we will come back each year to celebrate. Anyone considering Fairmont Royal York for a special occasion or just a weekend getaway won't be disappointed!! Read less
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Mar 18, 2020 Dairyfarmerofontario

Recently I had the distinct opportunity to stay at the Royal York. The service was above and beyond my expectations. Staff members were cordial and helpful. Service was exemplary, right from check in through to Porter Service out. The room was absolute perfection, and offered support in my every need as a disabled person. What a wonderful surprise… Read more
Recently I had the distinct opportunity to stay at the Royal York. The service was above and beyond my expectations. Staff members were cordial and helpful. Service was exemplary, right from check in through to Porter Service out. The room was absolute perfection, and offered support in my every need as a disabled person. What a wonderful surprise for a challenged traveler such as myself. Thank you for your high standards, Friends at the Royal York. I will surely look forward to coming again! Read less
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Mar 17, 2020 michr New Brunswick

From the moment we stepped in the door, we received top notch service. Every person that we met greeted us, asked if they could help us in any way and were extremely polite. What a beautiful spot. Everything was spotless, elegant and comfortable.
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Mar 16, 2020 Shawn-3411 Thornhill, Canada

I and my wife, Dana, once again stayed here at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel for the night and once again, the service was out of this world excellent!! Kavin served us again at the Royal service desk and again, he was spectacular!! He treated us like family again and made our arrival amazing. Later in the day yesterday, March 15th, 2020, I had… Read more
I and my wife, Dana, once again stayed here at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel for the night and once again, the service was out of this world excellent!! Kavin served us again at the Royal service desk and again, he was spectacular!! He treated us like family again and made our arrival amazing. Later in the day yesterday, March 15th, 2020, I had messaged Kavin through the Royal service messaging number, letting him know that we were here to celebrate our belated Valentine's Day and I wanted to surprise Dana with some chocolate covered strawberries, when Elizabeth replied and was so amazingly accommodating, that she even sent us up a personalized written letter by hee with the strawberries, welcoming us to the hotel, since she didn't know we have stayed here a bunch of times. The gesture was so warming and so thoughtful, that it out a smile on both our faces. They both should get rewarded for this. And again, we'll definitely be back. Shawn Read less
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Mar 16, 2020 Lynne E Toronto, Canada

I recently stayed at the Fairmont Royal York with my elderly aunt as she was in town to attend Come from Away. Our room was beyond my expectations. My aunt has mobility issues and the room was so accommodating. It was a large room so plenty of room to get around in her walker. The automatic bathroom door was a welcome surprise. The oversized… Read more
I recently stayed at the Fairmont Royal York with my elderly aunt as she was in town to attend Come from Away. Our room was beyond my expectations. My aunt has mobility issues and the room was so accommodating. It was a large room so plenty of room to get around in her walker. The automatic bathroom door was a welcome surprise. The oversized bathroom was ideal for the mobility challenged. I asked for a microwave & fridge in the room which arrived within minutes. My luggage arrived before I got to my room. The staff were all so very friendly & helpful. Our Fairmont experience was just perfect. Read less