TORONTO — The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto has completed a $25-million refurbishment. The investment — the most extensive since 2013 — included 600 guestrooms in the Executive Tower, hotel corridors throughout the hotel and the modernization and refurbishment of the Executive Tower elevators.
Additionally, there was a revamp of Market Garden Restaurant, including new carpet and furniture, while its full-service restaurant, Elm Street Bar & Lounge, has undergone an expansion to double seating capacity while also updating its furniture and lighting.
The re-design of the hotel’s executive guestrooms includes new carpet, wall covering, drapes, lighting, mattresses, televisions, artwork, case-good surfaces covered with a stone cap and bathroom lighting and tub glazing.
The Executive Tower is characterized by soothing colours, natural light and wood/marble furnishings. Starting at 325 sq. ft., guests can select from a king or two double beds. Room amenities include private balcony access in the majority of rooms, Nespresso coffee machines, 50-inch flat-screen televisions, in-room safe, electric kettle, mini-fridges and views of the downtown core.
Additionally, the scope of the corridor refurbishment includes replacement of carpet, wall vinyl and refreshing trim and doors. For the late fall, the hotel is engaging in a Wi-Fi upgrade investment of $2.3 million and will offer guests a significant improvement for streaming multiple devices.
“This renovation is another very exciting phase in the life of the Chelsea,” says Josef Ebner, regional VP, Canada and managing director, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto. “A newly vibrant and fresh environment, the Chelsea delivers everything one could need at exceptional value.”