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Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto's Garden Suite transforms into a Winter Wonderland this holiday season in partnership with House and Home

Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto's Garden Suite transforms into a Winter Wonderland this holiday season in partnership with House and Home

November 30, 2015 – Guests can experience waking up in their own luxurious Winter Wonderland this festive season as the hotel’s signature Garden Suite is transformed and restyled by the renowned design team at House & Home. Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto is pleased to partner with the premiere design, decorating and lifestyle brand created by Lynda Reeves, design expert, founder and President of House & Home Media. Whether visiting the city or looking for the excuse for a winter staycation, Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto’s original Winter Wonderland suite offers guests the ultimate escape from the hustle and bustle of the holiday rush.

Families and couples who dream of a “White Christmas” will delight in the warmth and luxury of this signature suite. Fully appointed by Joel Bray from House & Home’s Editorial Design Team and Reiko Caron, Stylist for House & Home Online TV, the suite evokes the ultimate in luxury, style and comfort. With icy hues, faux fur and hints of the great white north, the suite is sure to be an irresistible winter retreat for all guests.  Adding to the ambiance, the Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto’s signature wicker chair hangs elegantly from the ceiling inviting guests to cozy up with their favourite winter tale that can be selected from the library of books provided compliments of Indigo. The suite also features home décor accessories chosen from the Indigo holiday collection. The large private patio with scenic views of the city including the CN Tower, is decked with greenery and lights to the festive magic. To complete the room and hotel stay, guests can enjoy festive take away treats compliments of Indigo and indulge in the hotel’s signature hot chocolate available on the in-room dining menu.

 “We are thrilled to be partnering with House & Home and Indigo to decorate the hotel’s first ever Winter Wonderland suite,” said Richard Cooke, general manager, Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto. “We see this collaboration as an opportunity to delight our guests with a one-of-a-kind experience whilst providing the unique Asian hospitality we are known for around the world.” 

 "A home away from home that delights the hotel’s guests is our goal,” said Lynda Reeves, Publisher of House & Home magazine. “Our team had fun working on the new Winter Wonderland suite at Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto and we look forward to future collaborations with this luxury hotel brand.”

Since its inception in 1986, House & Home magazine has become synonymous with expert lifestyle, decorating and design advice. The magazinehas profiled homes across North America including celebrities such as Michael Buble, Wayne Gretzky, Marilyn Dennis and Yannick Bisson in past issues of the magazine and on their online TV show. With a reach of over 4 million per month the brand is considered the pre-eminent design authority publication in Canada. The company has done other projects including  designing six show homes for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre “Welcome Home” sweepstakes helping to raise millions for Cancer Research and the annual Toronto International Film Festival VIP lounge at Roy Thompson Hall.

Throughout the month of December, in celebration of the launch of the newly re-designed Winter Wonderland suite, the hotel will also launch a “Wish Me A Winter Wonderland Stay” contest on Instagram offering participants the chance to win a luxurious weekend stay in the Winter Wonderland signature suite, including dinner for two at bosk, the hotel’s signature restaurant.  From 1 to 21 December, 2015, visitors to the hotel’s Instagram page can enter the “Wish Me A Winter Wonderland Stay”. To enter, visit @ShangriLaTO on Instagram.

The Winter Wonderland suite is available starting 1 December, 2015 to 1 February, 2016 starting at CAD $3030 per night and includes the following: valet parking, chocolate covered strawberries and wellness breakfast for two.

For more information or to make reservations, please call 647-788-8888 or book online by clicking ‘Room Reservations’ at To view the behind-the-scenes video to see House & Home’s tricks and tips on how they transformed the suite into a Winter Wonderland, please visit



Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000. Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit