New-look Park Hyatt Toronto to reopen in September 2021

by | 26 Jul 2021 | Design

Park Hyatt Toronto is gearing up for a triumphant return following the completion of a major renovation programme, which includes the introduction of new interiors by Studio Munge.

Celebrating Canadian culture while delivering immersive new drinking and dining concepts, the forthcoming Park Hyatt Toronto scheme is already getting the locals talking.

A tribute to the Great White North

Park Hyatt Toronto and Oxford Properties have announced the September 2021 reopening of this luxury hotel, which has long been considered one of the city’s most legendary properties. The project will showcase elegant interiors combining sophistication and glamour with references to Canada’s heritage and literature; world-renowned designer Alessandro Munge of Studio Munge also drew inspiration from the seasons and the country’s famous natural landscapes.

“Through the evolution and restoration of Park Hyatt Toronto, exceptional personalised service remains the heart of this remarkable transformation,” said Bonnie Strome, general manager. “We are proud to welcome guests back to the reimagined Park Hyatt Toronto with services from the hotel’s illustrious past, while proudly introducing new experiences for its much-anticipated future.”

“We felt a deep sense of obligation to create a destination that not only respects and embraces Park Hyatt Toronto’s storied history, but one that also reflects Toronto’s emergence as a truly global city,” added Tyler Seaman, head of hotels and multi-residential, North America, at Oxford Properties. “This project is a celebration of the best of Canada.

“It’s reflected in its design palette, which is influenced by the Group of Seven, the curated art on display, and right down to the materials we used, including limestone flooring from Owen Sound. It will be one of the best hotel experiences in Canada and the finest address in the city to live at.”

Local art and literary influences

The hotel’s new art collection comprises the work of renowned Canadian and indigenous artists, not least a large-scale tapestry by Shannon Bool displayed in the lobby. From here, guests are led up to the 219 guestrooms, including 40 suites, with an artful residential feel expressed through contemporary design.

This accommodation is joined by a spa and wellness destination, providing a tranquil retreat from the city with personalised treatments. And in a further boost to the arts, the hotel’s 17th-floor cocktail bar will reopen as the Writers Room, paying homage to literary legends who came to Park Hyatt Toronto, reflecting its historical significance as a gathering spot for great minds.

An additional dining destination representing Toronto’s arts and culture will be announced soon.

This restoration is part of a wider redevelopment of the site, owned by Oxford Properties, into a vibrant mixed-use destination. The hotel will be joined by 65 luxury rental apartments, which are taking over the fully restored south tower, along with approximately 20,000 sq ft of retail space.

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