Joanne Latimer

Joanne Latimer

Joanne Latimer is a journalist, covering art, film, fashion, travel, food, architecture and theatre. You can find her byline in The New York Times, Art in America, Maclean’s, The Globe and Mail, The Ottawa Citizen, enRoute, Fodor’s, Châtelaine and The Irish News.

Most Recent Works

Here They Are: The Best Airport Hotels in Toronto

Here They Are: The Best Airport Hotels in Toronto

Start your vacation with a stress-free departure—meaning, stay the night at one of the best hotels near YYZ. There are economical options, as well as recently renovated properties with style and service.
The Best Hotels in Toronto for Afternoon Tea

The Best Hotels in Toronto for Afternoon Tea

A colonial inheritance from early British rulers in Canada, afternoon tea is a thriving tradition in Toronto. Some hotels offer a cocktail option and children's menus. Afternoon tea is mostly a weekend affair, but some properties have all-week service.
5 Super Inexpensive (Yet Super Classy Hotels) in Toronto

5 Super Inexpensive (Yet Super Classy Hotels) in Toronto

No need to break the bank in Toronto. There centrally located hotels provide all the important amenities, plus some thrilling extras--like a rooftop gym and pool, kids programs, water slides and architectural charm.
The 5 Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Toronto

The 5 Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Toronto

These Toronto hotels celebrate children, as oppose to silently dreading their arrival. The following properties know how to keep kids busy and happy by offering special programs, features and food.
The 5 Best Hotels in Toronto for Sweet Views

The 5 Best Hotels in Toronto for Sweet Views

Is there anything more thrilling than a hotel room overlooking a twinkling cityscape or the harbourfront? These hotels are known for their stunning views of Lake Ontario, the Toronto skyline and urban expanses.
These 5 Toronto Hotels Have Major Old World Charm

These 5 Toronto Hotels Have Major Old World Charm

When the occasion requires old world charm, Toronto has some exceptional hotels. Note that these properties do not necessarily require the backing of old money. They just need an appreciation of history, architectural and heritage.