Toronto's Omni King Edward completes two-year, $40M update

Toronto’s 112-year-old Omni King Edward Hotel completed a two-year, $40-million renovation.

All 301 guestrooms and meeting rooms underwent complete renovations while the hotel operated as usual, aside for the nine weeks required to update the hotel's lobby.

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Following the update, the hotel's owners, Skyline International Development, and Omni Hotels began a $7-million restoration of the hotel's 17th-floor Crystal Ballroom. The room hosted events in the 1920s, and has 12-metre ceilings and now new floor-to-ceiling windows offering views on three sides of the city. It’s been closed since the 1950s.

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