01 of 05
Why SoHo Metropolitan Hotel Is a Good Choice in Toronto
What SoHo Metropolitan Hotel Offers Visitors to Toronto
If you want to stay in Toronto's Entertainment District, SoHo Metropolitan Hotel is an ideal choice. This modern luxury hotel has huge rooms, outstanding concierge service, an excellent gym, and one of Toronto's hottest restaurants (Luckee by Susur Lee).
The "SoHo Met" has a convenient, dead-center location in downtown Toronto's Entertainment District. near theaters and the Rogers Centre, where the Blue Jays play. This hotel is also within easy walking distance of Air Canada Centre (Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Rock); TIFF Bell Lightbox (Toronto International Film Festival), The National Ballet of Canada, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Canadian Opera Company, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Steam Whistle Brewery, andEdgeWalk at the CN Tower.Continue to 2 of 5 below.
02 of 05
Is SoHo Metropolitan Hotel Right for Your Toronto Visit?
Will You Like SoHo Metropolitan Hotel in Toronto?
The answer is probably yes if you:
• are going to the Toronto International Film Festival or to sports games, concerts, and shows in Toronto's Entertainment District
• are re flying into Billy Bishop Airport very close to here (Porter Airlines uses this airport)
• like the personal feeling of boutique hotels
• could get into burgers at Wahlburgers and Chinese food at Luckee by Susur Lee
• like working out at a a great hotel gym and a nice indoor pool
• love big hotel rooms with a modern loft look and huge, spa-like bathrooms
• are traveling with your furry best friend and seek a pet-friendly hotel policy
The answer is probably no, keep looking, if you:
• seek an ultra-luxury, true five-star hotel service; you prefer a classic to a modern look
• prefer a big, busy grand hotel to a small boutique hotel
• want to stay in a more residential Toronto neighborhood such as Yorkville or Queen West
• are traveling with kids and need hotel facilities for them, like a kids' club
• absolutely require a spa in your hotelContinue to 3 of 5 below.
03 of 05
Rooms & Suites at SoHo Metropolitan Hotel in Toronto
SoHo Metropolitan Is a Modern but not Minimalist Hotel
SoHo Metropolitan Hotel is a sunny, airy, contemporary hotel with 93 guest rooms and suites, qualifying it as a boutique hotel. The three-story Penthouse Suite is one of Toronto's most lavish hotel rooms; reserve it early for the Toronto International Film Festival!
The hotel'sIts rooms and suites are spacious, comfortable, and intelligently laid out. They're outfitted with custom-made blond wood furniture and luscious down quilts and Frette linens. All accommodations have views; naturally, higher floors have better views.
The marble-swathed bathroom is deluxe, offering a heated floor, deep soaking tub, separate multi-head shower, and generously sized Molton Brown bath potions
SoHo Metropolitan rooms are quiet and well-planned, and make staying here a pleasure. All rooms offer a dressing area with a vast closet and tons of shelf and drawer space, fast and free wifi, Complimentary bottled water, floor-to-ceiling windows that you can actually open for fresh air, and unlimited use of the hotel's excellent private health club.
The hotel caters 24/7 to fitness-minded guests, with a standout gym that also services residents of the luxury condos adjoining the hotel. You'll find top-notch gym equipment of every imaginable kind plus an indoor lap pool. The locker room is worthy of a spa, with big lockers, steam rooms, and rainfall showers. A large, plain outdoor patio has lounge chairs for outdoor reading or lounging in the sun.Continue to 4 of 5 below.
04 of 05
Dining at SoHo Metropolitan Hotel: Luckee by Susur Lee and Wahlburgers
Luckee Restaurant and Bar by Susur Lee at SoHo Metropolitan Hotel
The hotel's signature eatery, Luckee Restaurant and Bar by Susur Lee, is a reigning Toronto hotspot. In this dining-crazy town, Susur Lee one of Toronto's most famous chefs. He is Hong Kong-born and known for his delicious updates on Cantonese classics.
Luckee is so hot there's a velvet rope and a doorman, but SoHo Met guests have priority access. This hotspot is open for dinner and dim sum brunch on weekends. At lunch and dinner, Luckee serves classic dim sum small plates as well as soups and full-size entrees. Cantonese classics include favorites like salt-and-pepper prawns, sesame beef, Peking duck (called "Luckee duck" here). Vegetarians will find many menu offerings. The restaurant's bar, Luckee Lounge, pours exotic cocktails from late afternoon till the wee hours.
Wahlburgers at SoHo Metropolitan Hotel
Wahlburgers is a family burger joint and sports bar run by brothers Paul, Donnie, and Mark Wahlberg. Paul is the chef, and his menu is mainly burgers served well-done, with "Wahl sauce." Other dishes include salads, chicken breast, fries, tater tots, and ice cream: this is classic casual chow. There's a kids' menu, too.
The lobby's Senses café serves a good breakfast and all-day snacks. Hotel room service can be ordered from Luckee or Wahlburgers.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
05 of 05
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As is common in the travel industry, the author was provided with a complimentary visit for the purpose of describing the hotel.