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From festive dining experiences, to holiday afternoon tea and Christmas cocktails, here’s how the most glamorous hotels in Toronto are celebrating the 2023 holiday season.
Looking for somewhere incredibly chic to host your Christmas party? Look no further than Toronto’s landmark hotel Fairmont Royal York which is hosting seasonal dining at Reign, holiday afternoon tea under the rosy glow of their iconic clock, cheerful, festive themed cocktails at their pop-up The Thirsty Elf and special holiday stay offers.
Escape 31 floors up to Louix Louis in one of Toronto’s most famous hotels, The St. Regis. Celebrate the festive season with their signature St. Regis rituals including champagne sabrage and festive menus. The glamorous hotel is also offering holiday afternoon tea in the Astor Lounge every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout the month of December.
Staying in this Christmas? Why not check in to The Ritz-Carlton, one of Toronto’s chicest hotels. This holiday season, on December 24th and 25th, TOCA is offering a Festive Brunch Buffet experience featuring their seafood bar, action stations, dessert cave and more, alongside live Italian entertainment. The hotel is also offering festive afternoon tea at Epoch Bar & Kitchen.
Shangri-La Hotel Toronto is filled with festive spirit. Their lobby lounge is featuring eight seasonal cocktails from traditional mulled wine to extravagant snow globes. Their popular Nutcracker afternoon tea is also back, Thursday to Sunday throughout December. There is also a delightful selection of dining experiences, New Year’s Eve celebrations, special hotel packages and unique gift ideas.
Celebrate the festive season with Four Seasons Hotel Toronto. The global flagship has set the stage for a memorable holiday filled with special programming, curated offerings and inspired menus for guests, near and far, to enjoy. Guests can expect to indulge in annual holiday brunches, lunches and festive feasts, the Après Ski Pop-Up, festive afternoon tea, and Festive Escape packages. Come Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Café Boulud looks forward to presenting reimagined holiday classics with a three-course prix fixe menu. As the year draws to a close, guests can toast to another year of storied stays and magical memories with the New Year of Luxury package.
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