The lobby of the new Delta Hotel in Toronto’s SouthCore Financial area has a welcoming and modern feel with sleek Canadian white oak architectural details and beautiful art. The 46-storey, four-star hotel is located on Lower Simcoe St. and Bremner Blvd.
The works of Canadian artists such as: Anda Kubis, Aleksandra Rdest, Jennifer McGregor, Rob Southcott, Adrian Forrow, Glenn Michael, Hyun Chul Kim, plus many others are featured throughout the hotel. Canada’s love of hockey is well represented with works made from pucks and sticks.
The hotel is a welcome addition to a landscape dotted with entertainment mega-venues, like the Air Canada Centre, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, the Rogers Centre, and the shining beacon of Toronto, the CN Tower. The hotel is connected with the downtown Toronto PATH System via a skywalk with clear views of Simcoe Street and scenes of SouthCore Financial area. Guests never need to go outside in winter if they are able to navigate the 29-km PATH network.
Delta opened its doors in late November and, as one can expect, has been busy leading up to the holidays.
The hotel boast 567 guest rooms offering fabulous views of Lake Ontario and Toronto’s skyline, seen most impressively from the higher floors. Each room features a cutting-edge setup with a Smartdesk™, a fully wired multi-purpose area, and connectivity docks for all your gadgetry. Hotel guests also have access to wifi throughout the hotel, free of charge. Very smart move on Delta’s part.
The rooms are stocked with quality toiletries and spacious showers with deluxe rooms featuring deep bathtubs. Remember to draw the blinds on the higher floors if you’re taking a bath.
Executive Chef Daniel Craig brings his west coast talents to head Delta’s Soco Kitchen + Bar. The restaurant and bar features breakfast, lunch and dinner. Those in a hurry can order from Soco To-Go. Just call ahead and then pick-up your order.
The menu is diverse, inspired by Mediterranean cuisine with emphasis on locally sourced and fresh ingredients. Expect to find 12-hour brined Fenwood Farm charcuterie and steelhead salmon on the menu. Feel like keeping things simple and casual with a burger? It’s on the menu too, along with everyone’s favourite: Steak-frites.
Whiskey lovers will rejoice; opening soon in the lobby is Char No. 5, a pure Canadian whisky experience. The bar will feature whisky straight up, for purists and whisky cocktails for adventurers.
Anyone looking to keep up their exercise regimen while staying at hotel won’t be disappointed. The gym, located on the 4th floor, is fully equipped with the lat but the pièce de résistance is the swimming pool area with large windows and beautiful vista views. Imagine doing laps in the pool surrounded by the cityscape of Toronto. It’s a sight to behold.
75 Lower Simcoe Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 3A6
Room rates start at $199/night
For more information about the hotel and activities in the area visit the Delta Hotels.