Room size varies drastically -- some are very small
Doors are thin and noises from the hallways carry
The glamorous Fairmont Royal York is one of Toronto's grand dames, with hand-painted ceilings and crystal chandeliers that harken back to the hotel's opening as the Royal York in 1929. Some rooms are on the small side (not uncommon in a historic hotel), and the beds and furniture look a little generic for a luxury property. But the location is as good as it gets: The hotel is connected by underground PATH walkways to Union Station, Air Canada Centre, Eaton Centre, and the Hockey Hall of Fame, and is blocks from shopping on Yonge Street.
Across the street from Union Station, and connected to the Eaton Centre by an underground walkway
Located in Toronto's Financial District, and blocks away from the Distillery District and Entertainment District, The Fairmont Royal York sits across the street from Union Station and is connected to the station, Air Canada Centre, a sports arena, Eaton Centre, a large shopping mall, and the Hockey Hall of Fame, by underground PATH walkways.
Once an industrial park, Toronto's Entertainment District is now a bustling home to nightclubs, theaters, such as Roy Thomson Hall where the Toronto Symphony Orchestra performs, and Rogers Centre, the Blue Jays' stadium. The nearby Financial District is composed of skyscrapers housing law firms, corporate headquarters, and offices and the Distillery District is one of Toronto's historic gems. The district got it's name from the Gooderham and Worts Distillery, formerly in operation in the area as the largest distillery in the world. Claiming the largest sample of Victorian-era architecture in North America, the Distillery District recently came out of a redevelopment which included the institution of numerous shops, restaurants, and art galleries.
3-minute walk to Air Canada Centre
8-minute walk to Roy Thomson Hall
10-minute walk to Yonge St.
10-minute walk to Rogers Centre
12-minute walk to CN Tower, one of the world's tallest buildings, with an observation deck overlooking the city
15-minute walk to Eaton Centre, a huge shopping mall that's one of Toronto's most popular attractions
7-minute drive to the Royal Ontario Museum or 12 minutes via public transportation
7-minute drive to Bloor Street, lined with shops, historic sites, and theaters, or 15 minutes via public transportation
8-minute drive to the Distillery District or 15 minutes via public transportation
12-minute drive to Casa Loma, a Gothic Revival style mansion and museum, or 23 minutes via public transportation
30-minute trip to Centre Island via driving and a ferry ride
25-minute drive to Pearson International Airport
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