Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

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Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
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General information
LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada
Address123 Queen Street West
Coordinates43°39′04″N 79°23′03″W / 43.65111°N 79.38417°W / 43.65111; -79.38417Coordinates: 43°39′04″N 79°23′03″W / 43.65111°N 79.38417°W / 43.65111; -79.38417
Construction started1970
Roof135 m (443 ft)
Technical details
Floor count43

The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel is a Sheraton 1450-room hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1][2] It is the second-tallest all-hotel building in Toronto, after the Delta Toronto Hotel.[3][4]

The hotel opened on October 16, 1972[5] as the Four Seasons Sheraton Hotel, a joint venture between Sheraton and Toronto businessman Issy Sharp's Four Seasons chain.[6] At the time, it was the second-largest hotel in Toronto, behind only the Royal York Hotel. Sharp was unhappy with the partnership, and sold his 49 percent share in the hotel in 1976 for $18.5 million, and it was renamed The Sheraton Centre of Toronto.[7] The name has since been modified slightly to the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Marriott International, Sheraton's parent company, sold the hotel to Brookfield Asset Management in 2017 for $335 million.[8]

The hotel consists of three connected buildings located between Queen, York, and Richmond streets: the three-floor entrance, the eleven-floor building on Richmond Street, and the main building, which has 43 floors and faces Queen Street.[9] The project was developed by John B. Parkin Associates.[10] The inner yard contains a landscaped garden with a waterfall, which was designed by a Canadian architect, J. Austin Floyd.[9] The hotel has 171,716 sq ft of total event space,[11] the largest hotel convention facilities in Toronto,[12] including a ballroom with a capacity of 3500. The hotel lobby serves as one of the nodes of the PATH network of pedestrian tunnels.


The transmitter for CIRR-FM is located atop the hotel.

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  1. ^ "Sheraton Centre Hotel". Retrieved 2008-03-13.
  2. ^ "Sheraton Centre Hotel". Retrieved 2008-03-13.
  3. ^ "Sheraton Centre Hotel". Retrieved 2008-05-12.
  4. ^ "Sheraton Centre Hotel". Retrieved 2008-05-12.
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  6. ^ "Metro's Hotel Boom." Toronto Star. January 1, 1972.
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  8. ^ "Brookfield arm buys Sheraton hotel in Toronto for $335M in landmark deal". CBC News. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  9. ^ a b "Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel". The Cultural Landscape Foundation. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  10. ^ Lerner, Loren R.; Williamson, Mary F. (1991). Art and Architecture in Canada: A Bibliography and Guide to the Literature. 1. University of Toronto Press. p. 961. ISBN 9780802058560.
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