The Sutton Place Hotel has been purchased by condominium developer Lanterra who plans to refurbish the hotel and supplement it with condominium units. The hotel condominium concept in not new to Yorkville as many other Yorkville condominium buildings have been planned this way including The Hazelton Hotel & Private Residences, The Windsor Arms Hotel & Condominium Residences and the new Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences.The Sutton Place Hotel 955 Bay Street Yorkville Toronto
Located at 955 Bay Street on the north east corner of Bay Street and Wellesley Street West, the Sutton Place Hotel first opened its doors to the public in 1967. The landmark hotel is thirty three storeys high and has 294 guestrooms. It also features 77 furnished apartments with full kitchens made up of 22 studio apartments, 41 one bedroom units and 14 two bedroom suites.
The Sutton Place Hotel is known for its roof top ballrooms located on the 33rd floor, called Stop 33 and Queen’s Park. With their floor to ceiling windows, they offer incredible 360 degree views of the city.
Located right across the street from the celebrity hotspot Bistro 990, the hotel is a premiere destination for film stars to stay during the Toronto International Film Festival held each September.
In 2006 the hotel made headlines during the film festival when actor Sean Penn held a press conference at the Sutton Place to promote his film All The Kings Men and proceeded to smoke violating Ontario’s anti-smoking laws. Sean Penn received a warning and the hotel was fined $600.
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