Are you considering hosting a Ritz-Carlton Toronto wedding? As a luxury hotel located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the Ritz-Carlton Toronto offers a variety of venue options for anyone looking for a modern yet classic wedding venue. They’re on the top of my list for impeccable service with a great downtown location. Read on for more details on what to expect from a Ritz-Carlton Toronto wedding and happy planning!

Ritz-Carlton Toronto wedding entrance
Photo credit: Wandering Eye

Ritz-Carlton weddings – quick facts

  • Guests are greeted by pleasant valet and doormen upon arrival
  • Private event elevators to your wedding
  • The hotel’s modern yet classic design hints at Canadian autumn, with wood details and subtle maple leaf motifs in the lobby
  • The Ritz-Carlton Toronto is located in the heart of the city, located across from Roy Thompson Hall and steps from the PATH and Toronto International Film Festival Bell Lightbox
  • Indulge in the only Spa My Blend by Clarins outside of Paris
  • New Ritz Cafe on the ground floor for coffee and drinks

Ritz-Carlton Toronto

Packages, Perks and Prices

  • Newlyweds are offered a complimentary overnight stay the night of their wedding PLUS a free night’s stay on their 1-year anniversary (a really sweet gesture!)
  • Guests can stay at the hotel at preferred rates with a room block
  • Like all of the other Toronto luxury hotels, expect a room rental fee plus a minimum expenditure on food and beverage (amount based on the time of the year) plus tax and gratuities

Ritz-Carlton Ballroom Foyer

When booking the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, guests are welcomed by their unique and large wrap-around foyer. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Roy Thompson Hall and downtown Toronto. It is full of natural light (great for photos) and is a private foyer for the full floor.

Ritz-Carlton Toronto wedding venue - Grand Foyer
Photo credit: The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

Ritz-Carlton Toronto - Grand Foyer Entrance
Guests can be greeted by an escort cards table upon entering the foyer from the private elevator. Photo credit: Ikonica

Ritz-Carlton Toronto - Grand Foyer Entrance
The foyer lit up with lights for the holiday season. Photo credit: Mango Studios

Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

Located on the 2nd floor and through a private set of elevators, Toronto’s largest luxury ballroom accommodates up to 600 guests in a space that can be divided into 4 sections. With a soaring 18 foot ceiling and built in rigging points, the room can accommodate unique performances and entertainment (ribbon acrobatics anyone?).

When hosting a small or mid-size wedding, a portion of the room can be used for the ceremony while the reception is set in the remaining sections. When hosting a larger wedding, they can accommodate a room flip (ceremony is set in the full space, guests have cocktails in the foyer while the room is set for dinner). The carpet has recently been updated to be a neutral blue-grey colour.

Ritz-Carlton Toronto - Ballroom
Photo credit: Ikonica

Romantic blush pink wedding ceremony at Ritz-Carlton Hotel Toronto Romantic blush pink wedding at Ritz-Carlton Hotel Toronto
Photo by Joee Wong Photography from our blush wedding held here.

Wellington Room

For smaller weddings of less than 200 guests, the Wellington Room offers an intimate space for a reception. Located on the 4th floor, this venue can host a lovely elegant dinner for your closest friends and family. The 4th floor has a similar wrap-around foyer, offering natural light and great views. A smaller Gallery Room, located at the end of the foyer, can be the setting for a small wedding ceremony.

Ritz-Carlton Toronto - Wellington Room
Photo credit: The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

Ritz-Carlton Toronto Wellington Room
Photo credit: Ikonica

Ritz-Carlton Toronto Wedding

Whether hosting a wedding for 100 or 500, the Ritz-Carlton Toronto will be a sophisticated backdrop to any celebration. Contact Rebecca today for more details about your Ritz-Carlton Toronto wedding and to arrange a tour. Also, be sure to see our blush wedding that we hosted here recently. 

Interested in the other hotels? See our comprehensive overview of the top luxury hotels in Toronto for weddings here.


Rebecca Chan is a Toronto wedding planner and day of wedding coordinator providing sophisticated planning for the style-savvy couple. Whether you need planning assistance or wedding day coordination, Rebecca can help you create your dream wedding day. Contact her today, she'd love to hear from you.

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