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Listings accommodations Holiday Inn Express Toronto East 50 Estate Dr., Scarborough 416-439-9666 www.hiexpress.com/yyz-east Newly-renovated. Modern B&B-style hotel. Complimentary breakfast and high speed Internet. Computer in the lobby, state-of-the-art fitness room. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Toronto-Markham 7095 Woodbine Ave., Markham 800-387-3303, 905-474-0444 www.markham.holiday-inn.com Renovated guestrooms & suites. 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Complimentary parking, Internet, pool, whirlpool. Onsite restaurant lounge, other options nearby. Access to Hwy 7, 401, 404, 407. Holiday Inn On King 370 King St. W. 800-263-6364, 416-599-4000 www.hiok.com Heart of the Entertainment District. 425 guestrooms, restaurant, café, lounge, comedy club, outdoor pool, sauna, fitness room, underground parking, spa services. $179-$299. See ad on page 87. Holiday Inn Select Mississauga 2565 Argentia Rd., Mississauga 800-HOLIDAY, 905-542-2121 www.hiselect.com/w-mississauga Heart of Meadowvale’s Business District just off Hwy. 401. First-class full-service hotel, restaurant, lounge, business centre, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, airport shuttle, free high speed Internet. Holiday Inn Select Toronto Airport 970 Dixon Rd. 800-524-8436, 416-675-7611 www.hiselect.com/yyz-intlapt Newly renovated. 445 guestrooms. Heated indoor and outdoor pools, fitness club, whirpool, sauna, spa services, complimentary airport shuttle, wireless Internet. Licensed restaurant and lounge, sushi bar, ample parking. Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East 600 Dixon Rd. 800-491-4656, 416-240-7511 www.hiyyz.com Full-service airport hotel featuring 24-hr airport shuttle and 24-hr Perkins Restaurant. Free high speed Internet. Indoor pool and fitness room. Meeting facilities for 4 to 350. Holiday Inn Toronto Midtown 280 Bloor St. W. 800-465-4329, 416-968-0010 www.holiday-inn.com/torontomidtown Located in Yorkville. Modern, familyfriendly hotel. Steps from Bata Shoe and Royal Ontario Museums, U. of T., Casa Loma. Surrounded by dining and entertainment options. Holiday Inn Toronto West 100 Britannia Rd., Mississauga 877-307-6667, 905-890-5700 www.holiday-inn.com/yyz-west 138 premium rooms in the heart of Mississauga. Full-service amenities. Conveniently located one block south of Hwy. 401 (off Hurontario). Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale 3450 Dufferin St. 800-574-7965, 416-789-5161 www.hiyorkdale.com Full-service hotel, located across from the Yorkdale Subway and Shopping Centre. Restaurant, lounge, fitness room, indoor pool, spa, conference facilities. Top 20 Holiday Inn in North America. Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Markham 50 Bodrington Crt., Markham 905 477-4663 www.homewoodsuites.com 101 residential style suites with king beds; 1- and 2-bedroom studio suites with fully equipped kitchens. Complimentary Hot Suite Breakfast everyday. Welcome Home reception Mon-Thurs evenings. Indoor pool, fitness centre, high speed internet; complimentary parking and local calls. Access to Hwys 407; 401 and 404. Hotel Victoria-Downtown 56 Yonge St. 800-363-8228, 416-363-1666 www.hotelvictoria-toronto.com Small, intimate hotel. Personal service in the heart of Toronto’s Theatre and Financial Districts. Convenient to all transportation. Walking distance to main attractions and restaurants. $105-$169. Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Downtown – Yorkville 89 Avenue Rd. 877-967-5845, 416-964-1220 www.hojo.com 69-rooms, featuring colour TV, complimentary continental breakfast, coffee and tea. Parking available at special rates for guests. Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto – Markham 555 Cochrane Dr., Markham 877-703-4656, 905-479-5000 www.hojomarkham.com 172 well-appointed guestrooms. Conveniently close to major attractions and downtown. Large indoor pool, fitness facilities, restaurant, complimentary Internet access, business centre, free parking. Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Toronto East 22 Metropolitan Rd. 800-714-7496, 416-293-8171 www.hojotoronto.com Spacious guestrooms, indoor/outdoor pool with whirlpool and sauna. Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, local phone calls, parking. Meeting facilities, buffet-style restaurant, Cheevers Lounge. Min. from major attractions. InterContinental Toronto Centre 225 Front St. W. 800-422-7969, 416-597-1400 www.ictc.ca Adjacent to Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Rogers Centre, CN Tower, Air Canada Centre, major theatres and 150 restaurants. 586 deluxe rooms, full amenities, 10,000 sq. ft. spa. InterContinental Toronto Yorkville 220 Bloor St. W. 800-267-0010, 416-960-5200 www.toronto.intercontinental.com 208 guestrooms and suites. Atriumenclosed pool and fitness centre, award winning Signatures Restaurant, SkyLounge, seasonal outdoor patio, Proof Vodka Bar, 24-hr in-room private dining, wireless Internet. Isabella Hotel & Suites 556 Sherbourne St.; 416-922-2203 www.isabellahotel.com Historical landmark. 31 rooms, 8 spacious suites. Close to public transportation, shopping and dining. Comfort, convenience and service at competitive rates. Le Meridien King Edward Hotel 37 King St. E. 800-543-4300, 416-863-3131 www.lemeridien-kingedward.com Toronto’s only hotel affiliated with the Leading Hotels of the World. Grand, traditional, historic property located in the heart of downtown. Immediate access to theatres, shopping and attractions. Madison Manor Boutique Hotel 20 Madison Ave. 877-561-7048, 416-922-5579 www.madisonavenuepub.com Restored Victorian mansion with 23 beautiful rooms. Full amenities, some with fireplaces and balconies, restaurant. Walk to subway, Yorkville, museums and theatres. Located at Spadina and Bloor. $99-$200. Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre 525 Bay St. 800-597-5911, 416-597-9200 www.marriotteatoncentre.com Elegant downtown hotel attached to Eaton Centre. Walk to theatres, restaurants, galleries and sports. Spacious guestrooms, well-appointed meeting space, attentive service. Metropolitan Hotel, Toronto 108 Chestnut St. 800-668-6600, 416-977-5000 www.metropolitan.com 422 guestrooms including 58 suites, contemporary design. In-room broadband connection, upgraded room amenities, health club, pool, 2 restaurants, room service, concierge, indoor parking. From $199. Motel 6 Mississauga 2935 Argentia Rd., Mississauga 800-466-8356, 905-814-1664 www.motel6.com Complimentary parking, upgraded cable package, free local calls, data port hook-up, coffee, laundry facilities. 123 rooms, smoking and non-smoking. Novotel Toronto Airport 135 Carlingview Dr. 800-937-8376, 416-637-7000 www.novoteltorontoairport.com Quiet, modern hotel with free airport shuttle and wireless Internet. Restaurant/lounge, pool, whirlpool, sauna, fitness room. Next to airport. Park Hyatt Toronto 4 Avenue Rd.; 416-925-1234 www.parkhyatttoronto.com Located on prestigious Avenue Rd. and Bloor St. Largest guestrooms in the city (averaging 500 sq. ft.),10,000 sq. ft. Stillwater Spa. Park Inn 30 Vice Regant Blvd.; 416-743-9997 New, modern 54 room hotel. Pillowtop mattresses, premium linens and duvets, cable, mini fridge, free parking and wireless Internet. Walking distance to Woodbine Race Track, close to shopping and dining. Easy highway access. Quality Hotel & Suites T oronto Airport East 2180 Islington Ave. 866-220-6916, 416-240-9090 www.choicehotels.ca/cn310 Award-winning hotel. Full-service, deluxe guestrooms, restaurant, room service, lounge and fitness room. Complimentary parking, local calls, in-room coffee and newspaper. Free shuttle service to/from airport. Excellent rates. Quality Inn & Suites 5599 Ambler Dr., Mississauga 866-935-3900, 905-624-9500 www.ramada.ca Convenient location close to airport, major highways and attractions, sports arenas (Hershey Centre, Iceland). 222 well-appointed rooms, indoor pool, whirlpool, restaurant, free parking. Airport shuttle available. Quality Inn Airport West 50 Britannia Rd. E., Mississauga 800-228-5151, 905-890-1200 www.qualityinnairportwest.com 108-rooms, one block south of Hwy. 401 in Mississauga. 2 km from the Hershey Centre and Iceland Arena. Shopping and restaurants nearby. 10 min. from airport. Quality Suites Toronto Airport 262 Carlingview Dr. 877-755-4900, 416-674-8442 www.choicehotels.ca/cn309 Closest all-suite, full-service hotel to airport. Spacious suites feature large living/dining area and separate king-sized bedroom. Complimentary high speed Internet. Home to Graffiti’s Restaurant, an area favourite. toronto | 2008

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Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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