The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto

A few weeks ago I found myself in Toronto for an entire week. So as a country girl and a blogger I had to book myself solid. It is not very often I get to go to the city and be a tourist. I had two conferences to go to and a variety of meetings and events. Right in the middle of the week I found myself in between and needing a place to stay. I also figured I would be missing my family by this point. Lucky for me I was able to get a beautiful room at The Grand Hotel & Suites and hubs was going to bring the kids up for a visit. Sadly we had to change our plans last minute and hubs could not visit with the family. So our family night away turned out to be a girls night away. I invited a few of my girl friends along for the night and we had a blast. This was a nice change but I hope to bring my kids or even just hubs and I next time. 


When we arrived we were amazed. This beautiful hotel in the middle of the city surrounded by the noisy streets felt like another world. The stairs leading up to the front entrance was like a gateway to a secluded oasis. every staff member from the first to the last was pleasant, cheerful, helpful and welcoming.  We quickly registered and went up the elevator to our room. Actually the room was much more than a room. It was a Two bedroom suite and it may have been bigger than my house. 


Two bedrooms each equipped with a huge comfy bed, dresser and desk. A robe and iron board as well the suite has a large bathroom and an en suite off the main room. There was a full kitchen equipped with fridge, microwave and more, a table with chairs and sofa bed. On top of that and the televisions throughout, there was also a patio with a view. I was not prepared for the amazing features of this room. It was stunning! I felt like a princess. 

All rooms and suites at The Grand include a free breakfast buffet at the Citrus restaurant located off the main lobby. The Citrus restaurant was truly a highlight. So much so that it is going to get its very own post 🙂 So keep an eye out. 

That evening we had an event to attend downtown. The free shuttle was no longer available so they found us a cab. The next day when it was time to attend a taping of Steven and Chris we took advantage of the shuttle service. The driver loaded up our bags and dropped us off for free right at the door. Amazing service! If you are looking to sight see this is a great service to take advantage of. A SUV for you and your friends door to door is way better than a cab any day 🙂 

The Hotel had other great services that we enjoyed.  The 8000 Sq foot rooftop patio was a great experience. Full of seating it was the perfect view of the city. Hard to believe that below us there was a busy world of people walking, driving and being stressed about every day city adventures. we felt like we were in our own world. At night the music comes on and a huge projector screen shows videos. We sat up there for hours just hanging out and enjoying some girl time. Chatting and catching up with friends. we were sad none of us brought our swimsuits as there was also an amazing hot tub. To get up there we had to take the elevator to the top, then get onto another “secret” elevator that required a key. It felt very fancy and I am surprised more people were not up there. We had our own private hang out area. The day time on the roof was also great as the view was breathtaking.


Other services available are 

  • 24 hour room service
  • Twice daily maid service
  • Shuttle
  • Valet and underground parking
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting area
  • Fully equipped business space
  • Fitness club and spa
  • two story indoor pool

Citrus Breakfast

If you are an Aeroplan collector you can get points for your stay as well. The Grand Hotel & Suites was the perfect place for us to hangout and rest up for the night. I look forward to going back.

The Grand Hotel & Suites is located at 225 Jarvis Street Toronto Ontario. For anyone looking to check out the amazing attractions in Toronto or conduct business, I highly recommend you stay here. I suggest you give them enough notice for your planned date and party size as I can imagine they would book up quick.  every last detail from the staff and our room was beyond what I could have imagined. 

Have you stayed at the Grand Hotel and Suites before? What did you think?

The Grand is very social, follow them on Twitter and Facebook for up to date information. 

Watch for my post on The Citrus Restaurant coming soon. It was truly a once in a life time experience for me.


  1. I always need a place to stay when I am in Toronto. I love the roof top patio and the balcony. Nice treat! Breaky looks yummy too!
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  2. WOW! that sounds like a great place to stay! I love how accommodating they were!
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  3. Love the LIberty Grand – its right in my old neighbourhood when we lived in the city. Glad you had a good time!

  4. WhispersInspire says

    Ooooh, this looks great. I wish I could live out of hotels. LOL. But, seriously…looks fabulous!

  5. Twice daily maid service?!! That's excellent – I wonder if they'd consider once daily at my house?
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  6. I thought I knew all the hotels in this city, but this is one I missed. Thanks for the review.

  7. I've never stayed at the Grand but I have driven by tons of times when in Toronto ad wondered what is was like. It is gorgeous! I may give it a try next time.

  8. what a fun girls night!
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  9. Wow, girl, you were livin' in style! 😉 I love when hotels offer a free shuttle service; it's so convenient when you have to travel to the heart of the city or you don't happen to have a rental car. I have never stayed in a Grand Hotel, but I would be open to it after reading about your experience. 🙂

    And I'm the same way; I love to find lots to do when I go on vacation!

  10. I love a place that has their own private patio… the only thing is, it was probably cold up there this time of year. The place looks beautiful.
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  11. massholemommy says

    I spy bacon……YUM!

    That looks like a fabulous place to stay!
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  12. I have never been to Toronto but if I ever have the chance to go there I will definitely look into staying at this hotel. It looks and sounds magnificent with any and all amenities one could want.

  13. It sure does seem like a total escape within a busy city. What a gorgeous place to stay (and eat).
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  14. teresa mccluskey says

    Beautiful view, comfy room, and yummy food I am down! 😀

  15. WOW! That is where I want to stay if I ever make it to Toronto! It looks absolutely amazing!

  16. We need to take a trip to Toronto because my son has never been there. This looks like a nice place to stay!

  17. Looks like a lovely trip worth having! I love the view of the city that you were able to get.

  18. Beautiful!! I love a suite and feel so cramped in a regular room.

  19. Wow that looks and sounds like an amazing hotel – it's it just amazing when you walk into a suite and just the size of it takes your breath away xx
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  20. This looks like an amazing hotel! We haven't gotten to go on a trip and stay at a hotel since my son was born, but now that he is two, its in our future plans! Thanks for sharing!

  21. What a view and a private patio too… you were one lucky lady!

  22. melanie s. says

    That is one snazzy rooftop. Looks like a really fantastic place. Great pictures!

  23. StacieinAtlanta says

    What a beautiful hotel. The rooftop is where I would want to hangout!
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  24. I am sold on that private patio alone! This looks like a fabulous place to spend a holiday!
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  25. jennifer378 says

    This looks like a beautiful place to go and relax. I could really use a spot like that right now.
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  26. What a fun place to stay! I'd love to make a tripe there.

  27. Looks like a nice place to stay. That breakfast photo is making me hungry too. Thanks for sharing!

  28. All of the amenities look great! I love the rooftop. I could totally use a getaway, this looks so relaxing

  29. Sounds like an amazing hotel! We are going to make it to Canada one day soon with the kids!
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  30. The hotel looks beautiful! How cool is twice a day maid service!!
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  31. What a beautiful hotel. I spent only a few hours in Toronto years ago and have been longing to get back. Now I have a hotel to list for our trip. Great review!

  32. Wow, that place is gorgeous!!! Seriously wish I was there right now!
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  33. girl after my own heart. jam pack that schedule baby!! i've never been to toronto- i'd LOVE to go

  34. Good to know where to stay if I visit Toronto. I'm heading to Canada for Christmas this year but I usually stay at family's house. Heading to London to visit my brother and his family but now I know where to stay if I decide I didn't want to stay with family in Toronto.
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  35. slapdashmom1 says

    Wow, those photos are breathtaking! Looks like a great place to stay.

  36. bobbiskozykitchen says

    WOW wow wow!! Can I book my trip today? What a gorgeous hotel!!
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  37. toughcookiemommy says

    This hotel looks like exactly the kind of place that I like to go to just to get a little rest and relaxation. It's always nice to be able to add new places to my bucket list of vacation spots to visit.

  38. A great place to get away. I would love to hang out on that patio.
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  39. Beautiful place to stay. I have always wanted to visit there.

  40. What a great place, I love that rooftop!
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  41. Nice place to stay and views are amazing. Looks like you had a good time there. Hope to visit one day.
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  42. I've never been to Canada, but this place looks like one to put on the list!

  43. I hear really good things about The Grand hotel in toronto. I need to check it out in person with my family too. I love the rooftop area.How pretty!!
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