Canada’s Grand Railway Hotels – Part 2

Thanks to last week’s launch of Google Street View in Canada, our Canadian correspondent Ian has been able to prepare a grand tour of Canada’s Railway Hotels, in 2 parts. Continuing our journey from east to west, looking at Canada’s grand railway hotels, we start in Toronto and the Royal York Hotel. The largest Fairmont hotel in Canada, the Royal York is directly across the street from Union Station, still the departure point for trains which head across the country to Vancouver1. When it opened in 1929 the hotel was the tallest building in the British Empire, and…

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