Bordering the Entertainment and Financial Districts at 180 University Ave, this 873,000 sq ft Condo/Hotel will offer the convenience and vibrancy of urban living with the legendary services of a 5 star Shangri-La Hotel. The two storey glass atrium and podium will be a focal point on University Avenue across the street from the new Opera House.
Shangri-La Toronto – 180 University Ave
Shangri-La Toronto is a 66 storey tower (360 residential suites (202 hotel suites) being developed by Westbank Projects, the Petereson Investment Group, and Shagri-La Hotels and Resorts, and designed by architects James K M Cheng and Hariri Pontarini. The first 17 floors will consist of luxurious hotel rooms, floors 18-49 will be 287 residences, and floors 50-66 will be private estates (including 2 penthouses).
The Shangri-La story began in 1971 with their first deluxe hotel in Singapore. Inspired by the land in the legendary novel Lost Horizon, by James Hilton in 1933. The name Shangri-La represents the service and serenity provided by this renowned worldwide hotel chain. Currently based in Hong Kong, Shangri-La is Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group, and the world’s finest hotel ownership and management companies. The Shangri-La group has 72 hotels and resorts (with a room inventory of over 30,000) in Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and the Middle East. In addition new hotels are under development in China, India, United Kingdom, Turkey, Philippines and Qatar.
Suites in the Shangri-La Toronto will include:
• rich wood flooring • 33″ electric fireplaces • premium sun shades throughout • in-suite computer networking • European wood kitchen cabinets by Boffi • self-closing precision kitchen and bathroom cabinet drawers and doors • under-cabinet halogen lighting • granite countertops and full height backsplash • stainless steel double sinks with built-in garburator • Dornbracht Classic mixer • stone kitchen flooring available in limestone, basalt or marble • LCD TV that descends from a hidden compartment in kitchen cabinetry (Estates only) • marble bathroom countertops • marble or basalt bathroom flooring • Kohler white cast iron tub • separate glass shower enclosures in master ensuites, with Kohler WaterTile, rainshower and body sprays (Kohler DTV custom shower) • Kohler Ingenium Flushing System toilet • Dornbracht MEM series polished chrome bathroom fixtures • Sub-Zero and Miele appliances
Suites range in size from 800 sq ft to the 6700 sq ft penthouse suite (with a 2900 sq ft terrace).
Amenities in the Shangri-La Toronto will include:
• heated indoor pool and hot tub • Shangri-La Hotel lounge and fine dining restaurant • valet services for private estates • limousine service on downtown Toronto area for private estates • doorman • 24 hr concierge • fitness centre with top-of-the-line TechnoGym equipment, machines and free weights • Yoga/Pilates studio • steam room • business centre • corporate quality function rooms • private banquet rooms • optional housekeeping • hotel services (including room service • multimedia screening room
About 80% of the suites are sold out, but there is still a great selection of suites available:
One and two bedroom suites on floors 18- 49 are priced from $900,000 to $2.2 million. Suites on floors 50 – 66 (the Private Estate Collection) are priced from $978,000 to $9.3 million
Four new 2 storey penthouse units have just been released. They will be located on the 65th and 66th floors, and will be between 3300 – 3500 sq ft. Each suite will have its own private elevator service, and a 1400 sq ft terrace (featuring a hut tub). These penthouse units will be the highest terraced condos in Toronto. These penthouse suites are priced over $9 million.
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