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How's this for a recommendation? President Obama stayed during the G 20. What's good enough for the "leader of the free world" should be good enough for most travelers. The hotel certainly is conveniently located, with indoor access to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre; it's also just steps to Toronto’s new Ripley Aquarium at the base of the CN Tower and within easy walking distance to the hotels and restaurants of the Entertainment District and the Financial District. In the rooms, floor-to-ceiling windows offer great views, especially on the upper south side for a panorama of the harbor and lake. The upper six floors have been updated, in a comfortable contemporary-style featuring 7 ft mirrors and slate grey décor. Upgraded service is available on the three floors dedicated to Club InterContiental the ‘hotel within the hotel’ designed for business travelers—that includes a morning car service within a 5-km radius. The recently refreshed Azure Restaurant & Bar has an elegant atmosphere under large glass canopy, and serves contemporary Canadian cuisine by Executive Chef Shawn Whelan, with an emphasis on local ingredients. The 8,000 sq ft Spa offers massage, skin care and esthetic services, adjacent to the 48 ft saline pool and salt hot tub, which sit under a light-filled atrium. The spa’s wood terrace has a spectacular view of the CN Tower.