First Radisson Blu hotel in Canada opens doors

Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown

Radisson Hotel Group has added Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown at 249 Queen’s Quay W in downtown Toronto, Ontario, to its portfolio.

As the first Radisson Blu-branded property in Canada, the hotel delivers the brand’s one-of-a-kind experience, while incorporating local elements of Toronto’s downtown and the serene surroundings of Lake Ontario.

Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown boasts 157 rooms, offering stunning views of both the cityscape and Lake Ontario. Guests can enjoy a delicious meal at Watermark Restaurant, featuring classic Canadian dishes with locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant will be fully open in 2021. Additionally, the lobby has a 24-hour grab-and-go market with food and various beverages. Those looking to relax and unwind can take a dip in the Lakeview Pool Lounge, a picturesque rooftop pool overlooking the CN Tower and the lake. The hotel is the perfect spot to host business gatherings or special events with its more than 1,115m2 of meeting space, along with a welcoming staff to handle every detail. There is also a fitness centre and underground parking.

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Chief operating officer – Americas, Radisson Hotel Group, Aly El-Bassuni spoke on the launch: “As the world gears up to travel again, we are accelerating the growth of the Radisson Blu brand with a series of openings starting with Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown, which also marks the brand’s entrance into Canada.

“This hotel expertly highlights the vibrant and energetic local cultures of the city while simultaneously delivering a restful stay and a memorable guest experience. We look forward to further expanding Radisson Blu in the Americas and providing our loyal guests more beautiful hotels to visit in top destinations,” El-Bassuni concluded.

Guests can easily travel to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) by car or public transit from the hotel. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) is also a convenient five-minute drive away.