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There’s so many ways to have a happy mew year. One way is to get a ticket to our Lucky 13 NYE whole-hotel party HERE. Another way is to check out some Ca(t)sual pics, gifs and videos while reflecting on all the meowy memories of 2012.
And, even though it’s from 2011, the sentiment is just Ca(t)sual:
We’re dealing a full house for 2013 with a premium Vegas style buffet dinner option, poker, blackjack, roulette, slots, Shameless Karaoke, an all night DJ dance party with DJ Medley, Simon Jain, Kill Them With Colour and O-God!
Here’s a sample of what you can expect from O-God:
$50 Advanced: Vegas Party + Champagne Toast | 9pm – 3am | Buy Tickets Online Here
$20 Snake Eyes | Entry After 1:00am
Upgrade your Vegas Party with one of the following dinner options:
Don’t take any chances. Make sure you get lucky this New Year’s and celebrate with us, O-God and more!
This year at our Lucky ’13 Vegas-themed NYE we’re transforming some of our 2nd floor studios into VIP High Roller Suites, perfect for group reservations!
Get a group of up to 10 of your luckiest friends, pick a High Roller room theme that suits your style and group size, then sit back and enjoy a night in your private room with bottle service, champagne and a purely VIP perspective on the whole-hotel Vegas party.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416.558.2720
Only the luckiest will get their hands on a VIP High Roller Suite. So get your friends together and book before it’s sold out!
It’s super easy, just head up to our 3rd and 4th floors and check out the 2012 Hard Twist fibre arts exhibition. Here are some photos to help convince you:
See, easy. If you want to see more Hard Twist, visit the gallery btw 12-5pm until Jan 27th. Or, check out our Flickr page.
Having just launched our blog this April, we thought it would be most bloggie of us to celebrate the end of the year with a retrospective of our top 5 favourite blog memories.
Find out more about The Gladstone’s identity in this delicious looking infograph:
Lots of people say “I Do” at the hotel. And we like to show off their photos!
In partnership with HUB Concierge and their expert team of cultural curators, this year we were able to put tablet computers equipped with free WiFi and carefully selected video reviews.
The contemporary love triangle opera that traveled (with the audience) throughout the hotel!
Of course, our number 1 blog topic of the year has been cats! Specifically, cats being Ca(t)sual.
We’re dealing a full house this NYE at our Vegas themed Lucky ’13 party. Kick off the night with a premium Vegas style buffet dinner option, casino games like poker, blackjack, roulette and slots, Shameless Karaoke and an all night DJ dance party in the Ballroom with Toronto’s notorious DJ Medley!
Dominating in a city where you can’t throw a rock without hitting a DJ, Medley has set himself apart with Electro, House, Dubstep, Trap and Moombahton, mashups, re-edits, remixes and epic mixtapes. Check out some of our Medley faves here, or visit his Soundcloud for more.
To see DJ Medley live in action this NYE, book your Lucky ’13 ticket HERE. Don’t let luck pass you by–tickets will sell out faster than you can say Viva Las Vegas!
Still need to cross a few more people off your holiday list? The Art Market just listed us in their 2012 Holiday Gift Guide and we think they’re onto something.
Like Bruno Billio’s pure art water, sourced from suite 209 at the Gladstone Hotel where Bruno has been living as our artist in residence for the last 10 years. Available at the Gladstone Gift Shop.
Or, a Gladstone Holiday Gift Card. Perfect if you want to avoid the mall and need a last minute, artsy gift idea for someone special. Available by calling 416 531 4635 ext 0 or in person at the front desk of the hotel (1214 Queen Street West).
Now, stop procrastinating by reading things on the internet, and go out and finish your holiday shopping finally!
Room 406 | E-Le-Men-Tal: A refreshing space where strong simplicity, yet expressive forms create the mood. Designed by Rob Southcott, this room draws inspiration from the natural realm, melding basic units of matter together to create a seclusion of calm and relaxation.
Book a night in the E-Le-Men-Tal to get even closer.
Preoccupation ~ defined as the state or condition of being preoccupied or engrossed with something. This exhibit, spearheaded by our front desk staff member Byron Hodgins, brings together eight Toronto artists engaged and preoccupied with the visual arts.
What are you preoccupied with? Maybe its the end of year, your partner, the environment, a good night sleep, or your next meal. Regardless, come visit the 2nd floor Gallery and see if there is a match for your state of mind and one of these artists visual expressions.
David Machen Woodward