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Luxury downtown hotel offers the best of the season this December

Toronto, ON – December 5th, 2014 – Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto invites guests to enjoy the all the magic of the season with special holiday offerings throughout the month of December. From gingerbread decorating and specialty-themed Nutcracker Tea, to festive spa treatments designed to help you look your holiday best, the downtown Toronto hotel is sure to please everyone on your list.

And, for guests wishing to extend their stay, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is offering a special holiday rate on one-bedroom Corner Suites. From $475/night these luxurious 650 sq ft units feature views of Toronto’s twinkling holiday lights from floor to ceiling windows. As an added bonus, guests can upgrade to a Bed and Breakfast package including breakfast for 2 (in-room or at the hotel’s signature restaurant, TOCA) and complimentary valet parking for only $25.

Other holiday offerings include:

Nutcracker Tea at DEQ Lounge

The holiday spirit comes alive this season at DEQ Lounge with Nutcracker Afternoon Tea. Inspired by the holiday classic, Nutcracker Tea features a delectable assortment of goodies perfect for the little ones, while adult guests will enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and a selection of handcrafted teas by Master Tea sommelier, Hoda Paripoush.

Two seatings available available (12:30 pm and 3 pm) every Saturday and Sunday in December, until Christmas.

$52 per adult (including a glass of sparkling wine)
$28 per child (3-12 years old)
Complimentary for children under 3

Gingerbread House Decorating

Start a new a holiday tradition in the grand lobby of The Ritz-Carlton. Under the expert direction of Ritz-Carlton’s pastry team, children can create their very own gingerbread house to take home while enjoying their choice of gourmet hot chocolate and cookies.

Available every Sunday in December, as well as Christmas Eve.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$75 per child

Gingerbread Tree Fundraiser

Help make a child’s holiday wish come true and support our Gingerbread Give Back Tree. With every small donation, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto’s pastry team will personalize a gingerbread man in your name and place it on our giant tree.

December 5th – 30th

‘Spa’liday Treatments at Spa My Blend by Clarins

Let our magic spa elves provide you with the ultimate in relaxation or rejuvenation. Our holiday treatments include The Spa-liday Detox Package, The Dapper Gentleman, Winter Escape Spa Sampler or our signature Champagne Manicure -complete with a hot stone hand and arm massage and a glass of bubbly.

For reservations, call 416-572-8000 or visit

Christmas at TOCA

Celebrate the season at TOCA. Enjoy seasonal specialties and popular favourites at our scrumptious Christmas or New Year’s Day brunches, or toast the season with friends and family at our dinner events.

Christmas Brunch

Thursday, December 25th
Seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
$98 per adult
$48 per child (3-12 years old)
Complimentary for children under 3
Price not inclusive of applicable taxes and gratuities

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner

Wednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th
$95 per adult
$48 per child (3-12 years old)
Complimentary for children under 3

Half price for children 3-12 years old
Complimentary for children under 3

For more information, or to make a reservation call 416-585-2500 or visit our Holiday Page at