THE DRAKE HOTEL
On the western outskirts of downtown, of the local arts scene. Film and ad execs – and similarly creative business people – love its rooms, which are full of vintage furniture and quirky art. The Underground, a basement venue, is where talented indie bands gain early recognition.
1,150 Queen Street West; tel +1 416 531 5042; thedrakehotel.ca Rooms from C$169 ($155)