InterContinental Toronto Centre

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InterContinental Hotel Toronto Centre (formerly L'Hotel CN, Crowne Plaza Hotel Toronto)
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InterContinental Toronto Centre and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
General information
Location 225 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°38′39″N 79°23′12″W / 43.64417°N 79.38667°W / 43.64417; -79.38667
Opening 1984
Owner Canadian National Railway 1984-1988,
Canada Lands Company 1984-2011,
Oxford Properties, 2011–present
Management Canadian National Hotels 1984-1988,
Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza 1988-2002,
InterContinental Hotels 2003-present
Technical details
Floor count 25
Floor area + 18733 sq ft (meeting rooms and ball room only)
Design and construction
Architect Crang and Boake
Developer Canadian National Railway and Canada Lands Company
Other information
Number of rooms 448
Number of suites 138
Number of restaurants 1 (Azure)
Parking 1200 shared with Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building
Website
http://www.torontocentre.intercontinental.com/

The InterContinental Toronto Centre, is a hotel in downtown Toronto, Canada. It is part of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre complex on Front Street West in the former Railway Lands. The hotel operations are run by InterContinental Hotels.

Formerly L'Hotel CN, the hotel was built by the Canadian National Railway in 1984. It was operated by Canadian National Hotels from 1984 to 1988, sold to Crowne Plaza and renamed Crowne Plaza Hotel Toronto.[1][2] In 2003, the IHG (owner of Crowne Plaza) decided to rebrand the hotel to a more upscale location and renamed it under the InterContinental Hotel banner.[1] The hotel property was transferred from CN to Canada Lands Corporation in 1988. The property was sold by Canada Lands in 2011 and is now owned by Oxford Properties.

The modernistic concrete-clad hotel was the last hotel built for Canadian National Hotels and built on part of the former CN railway lands that was supposed to be part of the Metro Centre development (only the CN Tower was built).

The hotel overlooks the tracks from Union Station (Toronto) and the south sections of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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  1. ^ a b intercontinental toronto centre fact sheet intercontinental. Docstoc.com (2009-12-07). Retrieved on 2013-07-26.
  2. ^ InterContinental Toronto Centre | Buildings. Emporis. Retrieved on 2013-07-26.

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