DoubleTree opens in downtown Toronto

The DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown is open in the heart of the city’s financial, research and shopping districts. The former Metropolitan Hotel Toronto is undergoin a multimillion-dollar renovation that will conclude in spring 2014 and includes modern updates across the landmark 26-story, 486-room property. The transformation is being led by the hotel's new ownership and management company, Bayview Hospitality Group.

"The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown is a huge thrill for our brand, as it underscores DoubleTree by Hilton's expanded presence in Canada with four new hotels in the country in just three months," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "With its central location and upscale offerings, this hotel is ideally suited to accommodate both business and leisure guests in Toronto."

The propertywide renovation includes modern design enhancements across the hotel and fully renovated guestrooms. The hotel features 13,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities and 18 flexible meeting rooms, including a 3,484 square foot ballroom. Additional hotel amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, indoor heated pool, sauna, 24-hour complimentary business center, several dining options and complimentary Internet access in public areas.

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"We are excited to open our doors and welcome guests to DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown, and are thrilled to become part of this globally recognized and respected brand," said Umesh Srivastava, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown. "With our dedicated new hospitality team and the building's stunning transformation nearing completion, we are eager to welcome guests to an exemplary experience underscored by the first-rate service culture for which the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is known all around the world."

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