The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto announced that the hotel has gone through a $25 million dollar refurbishment, just in time for the busy holiday travel ahead. See below for some special room pricing options to celebrate the festive season in style, starting at under $200.00.

The investment, the most extensive since 2013, included updates to 600 guestrooms in the Executive Tower, hotel corridors, and elevators. Additionally, there was a refurbishment of Market Garden Restaurant, as well as Elm Street Bar & Lounge, that included an expansion to double the seating capacity and the addition of new furniture and lighting.

The redesign for the Executive guestrooms includes, new carpet, wall covering, drapes, lighting, mattresses, televisions, artwork, bathroom lighting, and tub glazing These rooms are characterized by soothing colours, natural light, wood/marble furnishings, and private balcony access in the majority of rooms.

Toronto’s holiday buzz is in full swing, with lights and endless festive fun along its streets. Whether you crave a serene winter getaway or a downtown shopping adventure, the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is your ultimate holiday haven. Unwrap the joy of the season and make memories to last a lifetime.

Black Friday Sale – From November 21st to 27th, 2023, book your winter getaway from just $169 per night, (fully prepaid and non-refundable) for stay dates from November 24, 2023, to March 31, 2024.

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Start your morning with a Salted Caramel Mocha at Express|o coffee and wine bar. For a cozy evening in, enjoy Festive handcrafted cocktails and dinner from a diverse menu at Elm Street Bar & Lounge with Happy Hour from 3pm – 5pm.

Santa Claus Is Coming To Chelsea

Share your holiday wishes with the merry man in red as Santa Claus himself will be at the Chelsea from November 24th to December 24th! Join him on November 26th as Santa parades through the streets of Toronto.

Fun in the City

Revel in the magic of the season at Casa Loma during Christmas at the Castle. Enjoy ice skating right outside the hotel at the Barbara Ann Scott Ice Trail. Take a stroll through the Winter Village at the Distillery District, an outdoor holiday market for timeless holiday charm and vendor cabins full of festive items and gifts. This year, enjoy the festive ambiance at the CN Tower with a new Holiday Market from December 1st to Jan 7th, with free admission.

Arts, Culture, and Sports

TSO Holiday Pops – save up to 20% on a jolly celebration for the whole family. Experience a whirlwind of timeless classics and festive favorites with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, igniting your holiday spirit.

Explore the Toronto Art Crawl Holiday Market at Exhibition Place on December 16, 2023, featuring a curated selection of local artists and designers’ charming creations.

See the Toronto Maple Leafs in action or get into spirit with the Toronto Raptors at the Scotiabank Arena.

Stay and Play at Canada’s Largest Full Service Urban Resort

As Canada’s largest hotel and full service urban resort with 1,590 guest rooms, the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, is centrally located and just steps from the city’s best shopping districts, world-class theatres, vibrant nightlife and exciting attractions. There are three restaurants on the property, separate adult and family recreation areas and pools, including the “Corkscrew”, downtown Toronto’s only indoor waterslide. As a premier family destination, the hotel also offers a full range of services including the Family Fun Zone, Kid Centre, and Club 33 Teen Lounge. 

Your Room Key Unlocks More Than Just Your Door

Chelsea guests receive exclusive discounts to some of the city’s top attractions. Immerse yourself in art at the Art Gallery of Ontario and Royal Ontario Museum, enjoy jazz nights with the underwater world at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, and get littlized at Toronto’s newest unique attraction, Little Canada. Ask the hotel’s concierge for more information about the Show Your Key and Save program.


About the Author

Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist based in Toronto with a focus on tourism, lifestyle, entertainment and community issues. He has written several travel articles and has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He’s willing to take on any assignments of interest, attend parties with free booze, listen to rants, and travel the world in search of the great unknown. He’s eager to discover the new, remember the past, and look into the future.