Toronto Hotels – Past & Present – M to S

Madison Manor Boutique Hotel

2020 - Madison Manor Boutique Hotel at 20 Madison Ave, north of Bloor St W - A Victorian B&B in the Annex district
2020 – Madison Manor Boutique Hotel at 20 Madison Ave, north of Bloor St W – A Victorian B&B in the Annex district

Maison Selby

2021 - Maison Selby at 592 Sherbourne St at Selby St, southwest corner - once Selby Hotel
2021 – Maison Selby at 592 Sherbourne St at Selby St, southwest corner – once Selby Hotel
1972 - Selby Hotel once at 592 Sherbourne St at Selby St, southwest corner – now Maison Selby
1972 – Selby Hotel once at 592 Sherbourne St at Selby St, southwest corner – now Maison Selby (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 7, Item 1)
1956 - Looking east towards Howard St from the Selby Hotel at 592 Sherbourne St - notice the Selby Hotel neon sign on the front lawn
1956 – Looking east towards Howard St from the Selby Hotel at 592 Sherbourne St – notice the Selby Hotel neon sign on the front lawn (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 844, Item 23)

Metropole Hotel (also Iroquois Hotel)

1969 - Metropole Hotel, formerly Iroquois Hotel once at King St W and York St, southwest corner - building no longer exists
1969 – Metropole Hotel, formerly Iroquois Hotel once at King St W and York St, southwest corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 02, Item 35)
1954 - Metropole Hotel, formerly Iroquois Hotel once at King St W and York St, southwest corner - building no longer exists
1954 – Metropole Hotel, formerly Iroquois Hotel once at King St W and York St, southwest corner – building no longer exists (Toronto Public Library, r-3777)

Muir Park Hotel

1981 - Muir Park Hotel once at 2900 Yonge St at Alexander Muir Rd, west side south of Lawrence Ave W - building no longer exists
1981 – Muir Park Hotel once at 2900 Yonge St at Alexander Muir Rd, west side south of Lawrence Ave W – building no longer exists (Toronto Public Library, LOCHIST-ND-183)

New Toronto Hotel (also The Westlake)

1945 – New Toronto Hotel once at Lake Shore Blvd W and Fourth St, southwest corner - now Westlake Boutique Hotel
1945 – New Toronto Hotel once at Lake Shore Blvd W and Fourth St, southwest corner – now Westlake Boutique Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 530)

Old Mill Toronto

2019 - Old Mill Toronto Hotel at 21 Old Mill Rd
2019 – Old Mill Toronto Hotel at 21 Old Mill Rd

Omni King Edward Hotel

2021 - The Omni King Edward Hotel at 37 King St E, between Victoria St & Leader Ln
2021 – The Omni King Edward Hotel at 37 King St E, between Victoria St & Leader Ln
1924 - King Edward Hotel at 37 King St E, between Victoria St & Leader Ln on the south side – now Omni King Edward Hotel
1924 – King Edward Hotel at 37 King St E, between Victoria St & Leader Ln on the south side – now Omni King Edward Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1129)
1972 - King Edward Sheraton at 37 King St E, looking northeast from Scott St & Front St E – now Omni King Edward Hotel
1972 – King Edward Sheraton at 37 King St E, looking northeast from Scott St & Front St E – now Omni King Edward Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 13, Item 16)
1939 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the King Edward Hotel and phone number
1939 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the King Edward Hotel and phone number (Toronto Public Library)

Oulcott’s Hotel

1911 - Oulcott's Hotel and later Postal Station K once at 2388 Yonge St, north of Eglinton Ave - building no longer exists
1911 – Oulcott’s Hotel and later Postal Station K once at 2388 Yonge St, north of Eglinton Ave – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 7276)
1908 - Oulcott's Hotel and later Postal Station K once at 2388 Yonge St, north of Eglinton Ave - building no longer exists
1908 – Oulcott’s Hotel and later Postal Station K once at 2388 Yonge St, north of Eglinton Ave – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 7053A)

Pacific Hotel

1885 - Pacific Hotel once at Jarvis St and Richmond St E, southeast corner - now Mystic Muffin
1885 – Pacific Hotel once at Jarvis St and Richmond St E, southeast corner – now Mystic Muffin (Toronto Public Library, r-2705)

Palace Arms Hotel

2021 - Palace Arms Hotel once at 950 King St W at Strachan Ave, northeast corner - built in 1890
2021 – Palace Arms Hotel once at 950 King St W at Strachan Ave, northeast corner – built in 1890
1983 - Palace Arms Hotel once at 950 King St W at Strachan Ave, northeast corner - built in 1890
1983 – Palace Arms Hotel once at 950 King St W at Strachan Ave, northeast corner – built in 1890 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1526, File 74, Item 39)

Park Hyatt (Park Plaza Hotel)

1936 - Park Plaza Hotel now Park Hyatt at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner
1936 – Park Plaza Hotel now Park Hyatt at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1034, Item 173)
2020 - Park Plaza Hotel now Park Hyatt at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner, under renovation
2020 – Park Plaza Hotel now Park Hyatt at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner, under renovation
2021 - Park Plaza Hotel, now Park Hyatt at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner
2021 – Park Plaza Hotel, now Park Hyatt at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner
at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner - Royal Ontario Museum on the left and the TTC Museum Subway
1963 – Park Plaza Hotel, now Park Hyatt at 4 Avenue Rd at Bloor St W, northwest corner – Royal Ontario Museum on the left and the TTC Museum Subway (City of Toronto Archives, Series 648, File 133, Item 21)
1937/39 – Advertising for the newest Park Plaza Hotel
1937/39 – Advertising for the newest Park Plaza Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 5184)

Parkview Arms Hotel

2021 - Parkview Arms Hotel at 935 Queen St W at Strachan Ave - southwest corner
2021 – Parkview Arms Hotel at 935 Queen St W at Strachan Ave – southwest corner

Peacock Hotel

1912 - Peacock Hotel once at 2762 Dundas St W, near Keele St - building no longer exists
1912 – Peacock Hotel once at 2762 Dundas St W, near Keele St – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1106b)
1927 - Peacock Hotel once at 2762 Dundas St W, near Keele St - building no longer exists
1927 – Peacock Hotel once at 2762 Dundas St W, near Keele St – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 2681)
1912 - Peacock Hotel once at 2762 Dundas St W, near Keele St - building no longer exists
1912 – Peacock Hotel once at 2762 Dundas St W, near Keele St – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1106c)

Pembroke Inn (also Pembroke Hotel)

2021 - Pembroke Inn at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side - once the Pembroke Hotel
2021 – Pembroke Inn at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side – once the Pembroke Hotel
2021 - Pembroke Inn at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side - once the Pembroke Hotel – mural by artist birdO
2021 – Pembroke Inn at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side – once the Pembroke Hotel – mural by artist birdO

Pembroke Hotel (also Pembroke Inn)

Between 1974-84 - Pembroke Hotel once at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side
Between 1974-84 – Pembroke Hotel once at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 626, Item 29)
Between 1974-82 - Pembroke Hotel once at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side - now Pembroke Inn
Between 1974-82 – Pembroke Hotel once at 117 Pembroke St, south of Gerrard St on the east side – now Pembroke Inn (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 754, Item 8)

Piccadilly Hotel

1950’s - Piccadilly Hotel, Sandwich Bar, Dining Room once at 104-108 King St W, north side between Bay St and York St
1950’s – Piccadilly Hotel, Sandwich Bar, Dining Room once at 104-108 King St W, north side between Bay St and York St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 546)

Power House

1919 - Power House Hotel once at King St W and Spadina Ave, southeast corner - building no longer exists
1919 – Power House Hotel once at King St W and Spadina Ave, southeast corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1133)

Prince George Hotel (also Rossin House)

1912 - Prince George Hotel, formerly Rossin House once at King St W and York St, southeast corner - built in 1856 - the building no longer exists
1912 – Prince George Hotel, formerly Rossin House once at King St W and York St, southeast corner – built in 1856 – the building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 7154)
1940's - Prince George Hotel, formerly Rossin House once at King St W and York St, southeast corner - built in 1856 - the building no longer exists
1940’s – Prince George Hotel, formerly Rossin House once at King St W and York St, southeast corner – built in 1856 – the building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 17)
1919 - Prince George Hotel, formerly Rossin House once at King St W and York St, southeast corner - built in 1856 - the building no longer exists
1919 – Prince George Hotel, formerly Rossin House once at King St W and York St, southeast corner – built in 1856 – the building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1131)

Queen’s Hotel

1927 - Queen's Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay St & York St - the site of today’s Royal York Hotel
1927 – Queen’s Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay St & York St – the site of today’s Royal York Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 11645)
1915 - Queen's Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay St & York St - the site of today’s Royal York Hotel
1915 – Queen’s Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay St & York St – the site of today’s Royal York Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1108a)
1927 - Queen's Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay St & York St - the site of today’s Royal York Hotel
1927 – Queen’s Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay St & York St – the site of today’s Royal York Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 3171)

Ramada Plaza

2020 - Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Toronto Downtown at 300 Jarvis St, south of Carlton St on the west side
2020 – Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Toronto Downtown at 300 Jarvis St, south of Carlton St on the west side

Red Lion Hotel

1885 - Red Lion Hotel once on Yonge St, north of Bloor St on the east side
1885 – Red Lion Hotel once on Yonge St, north of Bloor St on the east side (Toronto Public Library, r- 1827)
1934 - Red Lion Hotel once on Yonge St, north of Bloor St on the east side - a copy of painting
1934 – Red Lion Hotel once on Yonge St, north of Bloor St on the east side – a copy of painting (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 16, Series 71, Item 10179)
1912 - Red Lion Hotel once on Yonge St, north of Bloor St on the east side - pen & ink drawing
1912 – Red Lion Hotel once on Yonge St, north of Bloor St on the east side – pen & ink drawing(Toronto Public Library, r-1890)

Regency Towers Hotel (also Hotel 89)

1959 - Regency Towers Hotel once at 89 Avenue Rd, north of Bloor St W on the east side - now the Hotel 89
1959 – Regency Towers Hotel once at 89 Avenue Rd, north of Bloor St W on the east side – now the Hotel 89 (City of Toronto Archives, Series 65, File 56, Item 146)

Ritz Hotel

1924 - Ritz Hotel once on Bay St (once Teraulay St), just north of Queen St W on the west side where Nathan Phillips Square is today - building no longer exists
1924 – Ritz Hotel once on Bay St (once Teraulay St), just north of Queen St W on the west side where Nathan Phillips Square is today – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 2286)
1929 - Ritz Hotel once on Bay St (once Teraulay St), just north of Queen St W on the west side where Nathan Phillips Square is today – Armistice Memorial Ceremony at the Cenotaph in front of the Old City Hall
1929 – Ritz Hotel once on Bay St (once Teraulay St), just north of Queen St W on the west side where Nathan Phillips Square is today – Armistice Memorial Ceremony at the Cenotaph in front of the Old City Hall (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 16, Series 71, Item 7304)

Rosedale Hotel

1945 - Rosedale Hotel once at 1145 Yonge St and Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner - building no longer exists
1945 – Rosedale Hotel once at 1145 Yonge St and Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 535)
1914 – Looking east, the Rosedale Hotel was once at 1145 Yonge St and Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner - building no longer exists
1914 – Looking east, the Rosedale Hotel was once at 1145 Yonge St and Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1114)
1916 – Looking north up Yonge St the Rosedale Hotel was once at 1145 Yonge St and Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner - building no longer exists
1916 – Looking north up Yonge St the Rosedale Hotel was once at 1145 Yonge St and Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 489)

Rossin House (also Prince George Hotel)

1890 - Rossin House, later renamed the Prince George Hotel once at King St W and York St, southeast corner - building no longer exists
1890 – Rossin House, later renamed the Prince George Hotel once at King St W and York St, southeast corner – building no longer exists (Toronto Public Library r-4576)
1856 - Rossin House, later renamed the Prince George Hotel once at King St W and York St, southeast corner - building no longer exists
1856 – Rossin House, later renamed the Prince George Hotel once at King St W and York St, southeast corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1498, Item 12)

Royal Oak Inn (also Royal Oak Hotel )

2020 - Royal Oak Inn at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner - once the Royal Oak Hotel
2020 – Royal Oak Inn at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner – once the Royal Oak Hotel
2020 - Royal Oak Inn at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner - once the Royal Oak Hotel
2020 – Royal Oak Inn at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner – once the Royal Oak Hotel

Royal Oak Hotel (also Royal Oak Inn)

1945 - Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner - now Royal Oak Inn
1945 – Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner – now Royal Oak Inn (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 536)
1972 - Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner - now Royal Oak Inn
1972 – Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner – now Royal Oak Inn (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 12 Item 22)
1940 - Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner - now Royal Oak Inn
1940 – Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner – now Royal Oak Inn (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 2111)
Between 1972/1982 - Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner - now Royal Oak Inn
Between 1972/1982 – Royal Oak Hotel at 376 Dundas St E at Ontario St, northeast corner – now Royal Oak Inn (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 377 Item 26)

Saint Lawrence Residences

2020 - Saint Lawrence Residences and Suites at 135 Jarvis St, north of Richmond St E on the east side
2020 – Saint Lawrence Residences and Suites at 135 Jarvis St, north of Richmond St E on the east side

Scholes Hotel

1945 - Scholes Hotel once at 203 Yonge St, between Queen St E and Shuter St on the east side - building no longer exists
1945 – Scholes Hotel once at 203 Yonge St, between Queen St E and Shuter St on the east side – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 537)
1924 - Scholes Hotel once at 203 Yonge St, between Queen St E and Shuter St on the east side - building no longer exists
1924 – Scholes Hotel once at 203 Yonge St, between Queen St E and Shuter St on the east side – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 16, Series 71, Item 3633)

Seaway Towers Motor Hotel

1960’s – Looking east, the Seaway Towers Motor Hotel once at 2000 Lake Shore Blvd - building no longer exists
1960’s – Looking east, the Seaway Towers Motor Hotel once at 2000 Lake Shore Blvd – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 5656)

Seller’s Hotel

1911 - Seller's Hotel once at Yonge St and St Clair Ave, southwest corner - building no longer exists
1911 – Seller’s Hotel once at Yonge St and St Clair Ave, southwest corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 484)
1910 - Notice the water pump at the Seller's Hotel once at Yonge St and St Clair Ave, southwest corner - building no longer exists
1910 – Notice the water pump at the Seller’s Hotel once at Yonge St and St Clair Ave, southwest corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1118)

Shakespeare Hotel

1868 - Shakespeare Hotel once at King St W and York St, northeast corner - building no longer exists
1868 – Shakespeare Hotel once at King St W and York St, northeast corner – building no longer exists (Toronto Public Library R-6750)
1912 - Watercolour of the Shakespeare Hotel once at King St W and York St, northeast corner - building no longer exists
1912 – Watercolour of the Shakespeare Hotel once at King St W and York St, northeast corner – building no longer exists (Toronto Public Library R-5137)

Shamrock Hotel

1922 - Shamrock Hotel once at Gerrard St E and River St, southwest corner - building no longer exists
1922 – Shamrock Hotel once at Gerrard St E and River St, southwest corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1115)
1947 - Shamrock Hotel once at Gerrard St E and River St, southwest corner - building no longer exists
1947 – Shamrock Hotel once at Gerrard St E and River St, southwest corner – building no longer exists (City of Toronto Archives, Series 372, Sub Series 33b, Item 29)

Spadina Hotel (also Hotel Falconer)

1954 - Spadina Hotel once at 460 King St W at Spadina Ave, northwest corner - once known as Hotel Falconer
1954 – Spadina Hotel once at 460 King St W at Spadina Ave, northwest corner – once known as Hotel Falconer (Toronto Public Library r-5623)
1960’s – Spadina Hotel once at 460 King St W at Spadina Ave, northwest corner - once known as Hotel Falconer
1960’s – Spadina Hotel once at 460 King St W at Spadina Ave, northwest corner – once known as Hotel Falconer (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds124, File 2, Item 97)
1972 – Spadina Hotel once at 460 King St W at Spadina Ave, northwest corner - once known as Hotel Falconer
1972 – Spadina Hotel once at 460 King St W at Spadina Ave, northwest corner – once known as Hotel Falconer (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 63, Item 13)
1980’s – Looking west along King St W from Spadina Ave – notice the Spadina Hotel on the right - once known as Hotel Falconer
1980’s – Looking west along King St W from Spadina Ave – notice the Spadina Hotel on the right – once known as Hotel Falconer (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 51, Item 29)

Sutton Place Hotel

1990 - Sutton Place Hotel once at 955 Bay St at Wellesley St W, northeast corner - now The Britt Condos
1990 – Sutton Place Hotel once at 955 Bay St at Wellesley St W, northeast corner – now The Britt Condos (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 390, Item 18)
1972 - Sutton Place Hotel once at 955 Bay St at Wellesley St W, northeast corner - now The Britt Condos
1972 – Sutton Place Hotel once at 955 Bay St at Wellesley St W, northeast corner – now The Britt Condos (Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 59, Item 20)

1970 - View of driveway and entrance to the Sutton Place Hotel once at 955 Bay St at Wellesley St W, northeast corner - now The Britt Condos
1970 – View of driveway and entrance to the Sutton Place Hotel once at 955 Bay St at Wellesley St W, northeast corner – now The Britt Condos (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1526, File 7, Item 29)

Sword’s Hotel

1846 - Sword’s Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay & York Sts - the site of today’s Royal York Hotel
1846 – Sword’s Hotel once on Front St W, between Bay & York Sts – the site of today’s Royal York Hotel (Archives of Ontario, I0021810)