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The Drake has been influencing the Toronto bar scene for over a decade.

NOW

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Comprising a gallery, café and music venue, The Drake is the city’s must-visit hipster hot spot. The Underground club has already seen performances by M.I.A and The Killers.

Net-a-Porter's The Edit

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Comprising a gallery, café and music venue, The Drake is the city’s must-visit hipster hot spot. The Underground club has already seen performances by M.I.A and The Killers.

Net-a-Porter's The Edit

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For the best [brunch] in the 'hood, head for The Drake: a boutique hotel wunderkind and all-round Toronto institution. Amid its funky industrial scape, you'll find urban creatives chowing on a menu that ranges from superseed granola to fried chicken [and] waffles.

Ireland's The Independent

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Here we’re talking about a different Drake—this one being a rooftop bar adorned with string lights, bonfire pits and an assortment of eclectic things to sit on. Because, like Drake-Drake, they know what the people want.

The Coveteur

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A 19-room boutique hotel nestled in Queen Street West (which is like the Brooklyn of Toronto), The Drake is a contemporary-art-adorned, nightlife spot in and of itself, boasting its own underground club/music venue as well as a slew of other cultural spaces

Marie Claire

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You can live like a Wes Anderson character.

Evening Standard

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When [The Drake Hotel] opened in 2004, it helped transform the surrounding neighborhood from sad to sacred, boring to brilliant and acted as a visionary pied piper, calling all artists and creative types, and maybe even started this artsy hotel trend.

Yahoo!

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With its many outposts… The Drake Hotel is at the heart of Toronto’s hip transformation.

Vogue

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The Drake Devonshire is sister hotel to The Drake, which transformed a down-at-heel Toronto neighbourhood into one of the city’s hippest hangouts.

Independent UK

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The Drake Hotel is a cool establishment for many different reasons. Their craft cocktails, live music, the 86’d industry event every Monday night, which usually involves something that’s edible (and free)… But the brightly designed rooftop space is especially noteworthy

Food Network

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The Drake Hotel is quite the institution. Not only can one sleep, eat, and booze there, but live music, talks, plays, and so on also take place in its bowels.

AFAR

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The Toronto hotel was and remains a curated mix of spaces, including the main dining room with its eclectic shelving, Rorschach-flocked wall coverings and mix-and-match chairs.

Azure

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Toronto’s trendiest travelers head to The Drake Hotel, where you can find contemporary art and vintage-style furniture around every corner.

Fodor's

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To Torontonians, it’s not so much a hotel as a cultural icon.

Theguardian.com

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The Drake is one of the coolest guesthouses in the world.

Wallpaper*

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This is a hotel heavensent for cutting-edge culture vultures.

Harper's Bazaar

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The Drake Hotel in Toronto transforms its Sky Yard with the seasons.

Conde Nast Traveller

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The Drake Hotel is a nexus of culture in Queen West… Drake keeps the bohemian vibe alive in the gallery district.

National Geographic Traveler

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The music varies — Leon Bridges was just there a couple weeks ago. They can do 150 people just through word of mouth.

Fader

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The legendary Queen West hotel offers an urban winter escape on its spacious, heated, rooftop patio.

Toronto Star

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The Drake instantly transformed Toronto’s West End from working-class to creative-class, drawing penniless artists and their moneyed patrons with its contemporary art...

Conde Nast Traveler

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The hotel’s moody, glam-yet-grungy appeal reflects that nouveau rock and roll era, from the black leather couches in the lobby to the dramatic art displayed throughout the hotel in permanent and rotating exhibits.

Foodrepublic.com

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Not only did the Drake last, it changed the city in its image.

Toronto Life

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"The iconically hip Toronto brand"

Toronto Life

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The Drake...is a nineteen-room design-head destination.

GQ

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The Drake is the nerve center of the Toronto arts world.

New York Times Style Magazine

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The Drake is a nobody-does-it-better, upmarket microcosm of its hip and lively...environs, Queen Street West.

The UK Times

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