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Historic Mansion in Downtown Toronto Flagged
the Clarion Hotel & Suites Selby
TORONTO, ON, April 2004 - Choice Hotels Canada (CHC) is proud to add the Clarion Hotel & Suites Selby, Toronto to its roster of properties across the country. The Clarion Hotel & Suites Selby, an 82-room historic property, is located at 592 Sherbourne Street in downtown Toronto, just a short walk from shopping, restaurants and theatres.

This exceptional hotel, built in 1882, was home to Ernest Hemingway and his wife in the early 1900s. The original beauty remains, with its century-old Victorian décor that includes stained glass windows, original wood trim and many fireplaces, 


The Clarion Hotel & Suites Selby
(formerly Howard Johnson Selby Hotel)
592 Sherbourne Street 
Toronto Canada
which are complemented by modern guest room amenities, such as data ports.

We are delighted with the addition of our first Clarion Hotel in Toronto. Along with a first-rate location downtown, this hotel offers top-notch service, facilities and hospitality at an affordable price, said Mike Jackson, President, Choice Hotels Canada. It is quite something to be able to offer guests the opportunity to take a step back in time to enjoy the beauty of an historic landmark, while at the same being able to offer them state-of-the-art facilities, he continued.

Other features of the hotel include a meeting room that can accommodate up to 25 people, a complimentary continental breakfast and direct access to nearby attractions.

The Clarion Hotel and Suites Selby will be the ninth Choice brand hotel in Toronto and the eighteenth in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). The Clarion brand now has nine properties throughout Canada. Clarion Hotels, Suites and Resorts offer upscale accommodations and amenities at affordable prices. With more than 200 locations worldwide, the Clarion brand is known for its spectrum of first class services, meeting facilities and upscale décor. The addition of a Clarion property in downtown Toronto means even more choice to travellers staying in the city.

Choice Hotels Canada is the largest hotel chain in the country with more than 270 properties open and under development, representing eight brands from coast to coast, including Comfort, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Econo Lodge, Rodeway and MainStay Suites. 

Contact:
Melissa Kenney
Communications Manager
Choice Hotels Canada Inc.
5090 Explorer Dr., Suite 500
Mississauga, ON L4W 4T9
T: 905-624-7762
email: melissa_kenney@choicehotels.ca
www.choicehotels.ca

 
Also See: The Comfort Suites City Centre Toronto Named International Hotel of the Year by Choice Hotels / May 2003
Mike Jackson Named President of Choice Hotels Canada and VP of International Operations for Choice Hotels / October 2003


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