Windsor Arms Hotel

18 Saint Thomas St | Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E7  [SEE MAP]Toronto, Ontario  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Large rooms
Only one restaurant that is open daily on-site

The Windsor Arms is an especially quaint Toronto boutique hotel, according to recent visitors. A brick exterior welcomes visitors to the elegant comforts inside. It's the beauty of this Yorkville property, nestled among high-end shops, that keeps many guests returning to this spot, just steps from Bloor Street. Recent visitors said the 28 suites — equipped with an acoustic guitar, deep soaking tubs and flat-screen TVs — are worth the hotel's high price. And for the anglophiles who can't get enough of the property's English atmosphere, the Windsor Arms features an on-site tea room offering midday sips alongside a fireplace. For larger meals, try one of the hotel's two on-site restaurants: Courtyard Café and The Living Room. At the spa, a large terrace and saltwater pool are each refreshing ways to unwind before or after a treatment.

Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 28 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood
Traditional, Modern, Historic, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Solo travelers


  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews



With a guest-to-staff ratio of 5:1 and 24-hour butler on duty, the Windsor Arms places high importance on personalized service.



Heated limestone floors will warm your feet after you soak in the jetted tub or come out of the shower. Afternoon tea is a wonderful treat.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Lonely Planet


It's a 1927 neo-Gothic mansion boasting a grand entryway, stained-glass windows, polished service and its own coat of arms.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 402 have reviewed the Windsor Arms Hotel , giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 402 reviews 4.5 (based on 402 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The all-suite boutique property features historical architecture with crown molding, plush beds with down comforters and handmade accents. Amenities include flat-screen TVs, docking stations with sound systems, minibars and Nespresso machines. Plus, all suites include a musical instrument like a guitar or harp. Bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, separate showers and limestone floors.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • 24-hour butler service
  • Butler’s pantry for laundry, shoe shine and room service

Standard room size550 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Tucked away off Bloor Street, the Windsor Arms Hotel is a boutique property focused on personalized service. Set within a 1927 neo-Gothic structure, the hotel combines historical elegance and modern technology with amenities like traditional high tea and butler service. Within walking distance of the Yorkville neighborhood’s upscale shops and restaurants, as well as the Royal Ontario Museum and Gardiner Museum, the hotel makes an ideal base for exploring Toronto. There are also mulitple subway stations within a five-block radius.
  • Valet parking is $45 CAD (about $35 USD) per night
  • Located about 17 miles southeast of Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($45 CAD)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach


The hotel offers two dining options, plus a tea room for traditional high tea service. The Living Room features an upscale, British-inspired setting with comfort cuisine and an award-winning, international wine selection. On Sundays, the Courtyard Cafe is open for an elegant brunch.
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast for hotel guests
  • 24-hour room service
  • Kosher kitchen

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesBuffet

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast


The hotel features an indoor saltwater pool. Set within the property’s spa, the pool deck has a few chairs for poolside relaxation.
  • Complimentary access
  • Towels provided
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas


The Spa at Windsor Arms is located on the property’s fourth and fifth floors. Guests can choose from a range of services, including facials, massages, body treatments, cryotherapy and halotherapy. Facilities include an outdoor terrace, an indoor saltwater pool and a couples treatment room.
  • Beauty treatments include waxing, manicures and pedicures

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna


The hotel has a fitness center with cardio machines and strength-training equipment. There are also personal training services for an additional fee.
  • Complimentary fitness center access
  • In-suite cardio equipment options are available for an additional fee
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats


The property's three meeting rooms include the Screening Room, which provides a private theater setting for 15 guests. There’s also a ballroom for larger gatherings with space for up to 200 attendees.
  • Catering available
  • Meeting packages offered

Number of meeting rooms3

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available


The hotel allows pets that weigh up to 45 pounds to stay for a $50 fee per stay. Pets must be housebroken and owners must have a kennel.
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting


    The property's historical Courtyard Cafe provides an indoor ballroom setting with soaring ceilings, pillars and chandeliers. It can accommodate banquet-style weddings for up to 250 guests and receptions for up to 500 guests.
    • Customized planning and catering
    • Wedding packages available

    Maximum wedding guest capacity500

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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