TORONTO, ON June 16, 2021 Following the renovation of the 43rd-floor Club Lounge in October 2021, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel has completed the latest phase of its extensive transformation. This summer, the hotel will welcome travellers and locals to its fully reimagined lobby level which includes two new food and beverage offerings, private collaboration Studios and soundproof Booths, upgraded porte cochre, and an outdoor pool garden.
Marking the largest renovation of the hotels almost 50-year history, the modernized look exemplifies Sheratons new design as part of its global transformation journey, drawing on the brands roots as a community hub for locals and guests to create an intuitive and holistic experience with spaces to connect, be productive, and help travellers feel part of the local community.
We are thrilled to be one of the first hotels in Canada to introduce Sheratons new vision, says Tim Reardon, General Manager, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Were welcoming back guests from the past 50 years to a modernized property that encourages productivity, collaboration, and to be part of a larger community.
In addition to seamless technology integration and an elevated food and beverage philosophy, the layered design balances a sense of timelessness with a fresh and modern feel, that aims to create an environment where guests feel comfortable and at ease, whether working, meeting or relaxing. Additionally, as guests enter through the modernized porte cochre, they are welcomed by a local art program that tells the story of Toronto.
Two New Food and Beverage Concepts
The first of Sheraton Centres new food and beverage concepts is inspired by eras past. 43 Down is a departure from the traditional hotel restaurant. With its beverage-forward concept, 43 Down focuses on mixology as an art form. Delivering perfectly on the classics through handcrafted cocktails and locally inspired flavours from Torontos diverse culinary scene, 43 Down blends intimacy and connectedness, acting as a backdrop for an informal business meeting or social gathering with friends.
The second,Dual Citizen, offers coffeehouse-style grab and go during the day, while transitioning to a lobby bar in the evenings. Centrally located in the hotels bustling lobby, Dual Citizens elevated menu, lounge-like furniture, and communal tables places guests in the social heart of the hotel.
Collaboration and Technology
Whether collaborating or in need of more privacy, the brands signature, tech-enabled Studios and soundproof Booths are part of the reimaged lobby the heart of the brand's new experience where there is a sense of energy and belonging. With the option to book hourly or on a per-day basis, the Studios are flexible gathering spaces that celebrate collaborative working and connecting with others in a less formal setting. Built on raised platforms and enclosed with glass, the tech-enabled Studios welcome guests to contribute to the energy of the public space while also providing privacy and focus for everything from small group meetings to private dining experiences. The soundproof Booths and Community Tables are also strategically placed within the lobby, perfect for a spontaneous phone call to connect privately with friends, family or colleagues from afar.
Upgraded Pool and Outdoor Area
This summer, the hotel will also unveil an upgraded pool and outdoor area. Framed by lush greenery, the year-round pool and 6,000-square-foot Urban and Waterfall Garden is an urban oasis in the heart of downtown Toronto, offering a premiere location for weddings, social gatherings, and events.
For more information about Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotels transformation visit https://www.marriott.com/yyztc and learn more about the new Sheraton experience, visit www.sheraton.com. Follow Sheraton Centre Torontos transformation journey on Instagram and Facebook. To learn more about the restaurants, visit www.43downtoronto.ca and www.dualcitizentoronto.ca and follow @43downtoronto and @dualcitizentoronto.
About Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel is Canadas largest property within the Sheraton Hotels Resorts portfolio and currently undergoing an extensive transformation, set to be complete mid-2022. Its transformation journey brings a new arrival experience, a reimagined lobby with town-square energy, world-class culinary experiences, open and collaborative workspaces and over 130,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. The downtown hotel is connected to Torontos PATH system, a 16-mile underground network of shops and services. With 1,372 guest rooms and suites, a 24-hour fitness centre, 360-degree skyline views from its 43rd-floor Sheraton Club, unique outdoor waterfall and garden area and the citys largest heated indoor-outdoor pool, the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel is an iconic meeting spot in the heart of the city for friends and business travellers alike. With its new dining venues and a completely reimagined food and beverage program, one of Torontos largest hotels is decidedly reinventing the hotel experience with a bold new standard.
About Sheraton Hotels Resorts
Sheraton Hotels Resorts makes it easy for guests to feel welcome at over 430 hotels and resorts in nearly 75 countries and territories around the world. As the most global brand within Marriott Bonvoys portfolio of extraordinary hotel brands sitting at the center of hundreds of communities around the world, Sheraton has a rich heritage in creating a sense of belonging for guests, wherever they are in the world. Sheraton is currently undergoing a major brand transformation, creating a signature community experience for the next generation of travellers and locals alike at properties across the globe. The new vision for Sheraton features intuitive design, tech-forward experiences, and upgrades to everything from public space and FB to flexible meeting space. To learn more, visit www.sheraton.com. Stay connected to Sheraton on Facebook, and @sheratonhotels on Twitter and Instagram. Sheraton is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the global travel program from Marriott International. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments, and unparalleled benefits including free nights and Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit marriottbonvoy.com.