Welcome to the InterContinental Toronto Centre! My team and I are here to offer personalized service to each and every guest. Please contact a member of the team for ideas on how to make your stay in Toronto a truly memorable one!
The InterContinental Toronto Centre is designed to fulfill every need of the global traveler. Our 4 diamond hotel brings together affordable luxury, ideal location, state-of-the-art technology, meeting facilities and personalized customer service. The hotel features 586 guestroom and suites, exclusive Club InterContinental floors, exceptional Azure Restaurant & Bar and the Spa InterContinental, an AVEDA concept spa. Located on Front Street and attached to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Situated in the heart of cosmopolitan Toronto, the InterContinental Toronto Centre offers guests an ideal location in the middle of everything the city has to offer. Start with a leisurely stroll along Front Street, heading into old Toronto and the Flatiron Building which is the city’s second most photographed building. Shop at St. Lawrence Market, one of the world's best food markets for gourmet items, fresh produces, artisan wares and local crafts. Round of your morning tour by walking to the Distillery District which is a historic and entertainment precinct located east of Downtown Toronto. It contains numerous cafes, restaurants, and shops housed within heritage buildings of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery.
Canada's biggest city is one of the world's most diverse cities, with a huge variety of attractions that will appeal to every traveler. Ride to the top of the sky and soak in jaw-dropping views of Toronto when you visit the CN Tower, Toronto's best known landmark. Discover unique attractions including a rotating restaurant, see through floor, thrill rides, 3D movies and more. Located at the base of the CN Tower is Ripley’s Aquarium Canada, Toronto’s newest attraction. Submerge yourself in an underwater world and learn about the many amazing creatures that inhabit the lakes and seas of Canada and the world. Head north on Yonge Street for a shopping expedition at the Eaton Centre, home to over 230 retailers and numerous dining outlets. Cap off the day by exploring an amazing collection of exhibits at Royal Ontario Museum or Art Gallery of Ontario.
An exciting urban epicenter of culture and entertainment, you will find a variety of fun things to do in Toronto. Attend major concerts and professional sporting events at the Air Canada Centre or Rogers Centre. Experience unique theatre and musical performances at the Princess of Wales or Royal Alexandra theatres located steps away from the hotel. Attend exciting performances of jazz, classical music, rock, comedy and more at the Roy Thompson Hall or catch a late night movie at the TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema complex featuring a five-screen cinema complex, casual and fine dining restaurants, galleries, workshops and a library.
Shops are open every day of the week but open later and close earlier on Sundays. Always add 13% tax to advertised price in stores.
TIPPING AT RESTAURANTS
Tipping is expected in most restaurants in Toronto. It is usual to tip about 15 per cent of the total bill.
It is common practice to tip a cab driver. Either round up the amount to the next dollar or tip $1-$2.
The weather in Toronto is quite hot and humid in the summer but can get cold in the winter. Please call ahead for weather information and pack accordingly. To convert from Celsius to Fahrenheit, multiply the Celsius by two and add 31.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Centre Island located a few blocks from the hotel
Now primarily a city park, it was once the home of 10,000 residents. The main avenue, now a garden and pond display, was once the busy centre of town with hotels, shops and a church.
One of the City's most visited attraction. The glass floor is found in the main section of the observation area, but there are two other floors to visit and a fine-dining restaurant.
Festivals and events
It is hard to visit Toronto and not discover a special event or festival on any given weekend. Please see the concierge for details or call ahead for some ideas.
To sight see in weatherproof comfort. The PATH is Toronto's underground walkway, linking 27 kilometres (16 miles) of shopping, services and entertainment.
Named one of the longest streets in the world, Yonge Street starts in Toronto and ends in Rainy River. It is over 1,900 kilometres long.
WHAT TO PACK
A light sweater or wrap April to Oct Nov to March winter coat
Most of Toronto's buildings are well-heated in the winter and well air-conditioned in the summer. Bring a light sweater or shawl with you to take to the theatre or restaurants.
Don't forget your camera: there will be a lot of snapping going on.
It is recommended that you exchange at least some money - just enough to cover airport incidentals and transportation to the hotel - before you leave home, so you can avoid the queues at the airport ATMs.
Cell phone charger and computer cables
Cell phone and Blackberry chargers, camera cables and power cables for your laptop. Our Concierge team also has chargers to loan to guests.
Comfortable walking shoes
The best way to see our beautiful city is by walking. Make sure you pack a pair of comfortable shoes.
Airport taxis are readily available on the arrival level of both terminals at the airport at a flat rate of $55 CAN. Alternatively, $3.00 gets you onto the no .192 bus that takes you to Kipling subway station. From there, ride the subway to St. George Station. Transfer to a Southbound train to Union Station. The hotel is just two blocks west of Bay Street along Front Street (travel time: one hour).