Located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood, the nine-story property will feature 255 rooms, an indoor/outdoor lobby bar and lounge equipped with a DJ booth/recording studio, a 3,300 square foot fitness facility, a 4,800 square feet of meeting space and more. The property is expected to open in summer 2020.Marriott International’s area vice president at Eastern Canada, Paul Cahill said: "We are applying a unique, vibrant sensibility to the upcoming W Toronto, one that has not been seen before in Toronto. The exciting evolution of this property into Toronto’s first W hotel is consistent with the ongoing evolution of this Toronto neighbourhood whose vibrancy, sophistication, and density continues to grow. This is a strategic location for the brand, and we foresee it welcoming international business and leisure travellers, but also becoming a destination for urban thrill-seekers.”
This signing also underscores Marriott’s growing portfolio in Canada, where the company now has seven open hotels along with additional hotel projects expected to be announced before year-end.