Art Lovers Will Surely Adore These 5 Toronto Hotels

Joanne Latimer | June 29, 2018

Culture vultures, look no further. These art-forward hotels in Toronto have an appreciation for hot local talent, curated collections and gilded portraits.

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The Omni King Edward

Why it made the list

This regal icon on the Toronto hotel scene boasts large-scale portraits of European queens, on display in the Consort Bar. There is also an art gallery in the lobby, as well as a satellite gallery down the street. As you suspect, an imposing portrait of King Edward greets guests upon arrival, when the urge to curtsy is overwhelming.

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Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square

Why it made the list

An homage to Toronto's elite athletes, the Germain's guest rooms feature oversized black and white images of real-life NHL and NBA players in training. Note the ripped abs and bulging biceps. Toronto photographer Matthew Plexmanis's close-up photos bring drama and sex appear.

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Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

Why it made the list

Amid The Ritz-Carlton's modern luxury, enjoy over 450 pieces of original Canadian artwork commissioned specifically for the hotel, including one-of-a-kind blown-glass light fixtures by renown Canadian artist Jeff Goodman. The private collection is rotated regularly, sparking conversations among regular guests.

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Gladstone Hotel

Why it made the list

"Get in bed with art" is their apt slogan. The Gladstone has 37 dynamite rooms, each designed by a local artist of note. The hotel has exhibitions, legendary parties--okay, they're raves--and four floors of art-filled event space. Read their art blog for a preview before your visit.

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The Drake Hotel

Why it made the list

A vibrant art hub and creative incubator, The Drake is proud of its art installations, exhibits and murals. The permanent collection is on display throughout the property, while guest stars present their most recent work.

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