Great Canadian Entertainment, a leader in gaming and hospitality in Canada, announced today that its new 275-room Pickering Casino Resort Hotel will open and take reservations.
Located east of downtown Toronto, the Pickering Casino Resort Hotel is located inside Pickering Casino Resort, a newly opened $500 million top entertainment destination with 96,000 square feet of casinos, a Great Canadian sportsbook, exceptional dining area, 2,500-seat theater and event space, and flexible conference space.
The new hotel’s well-designated 275 rooms range from 388 square feet to 775 square feet, including 33 elegant, spacious suites with separate living spaces and 22 thoughtful and convenient adjustments. All rooms and suites are designed with great amenities including residential feel and convenience, extensive views of the city and lake, free Wi-Fi, refrigerator, safe 55-inch smart TV and free enclosed parking. As a special introductory benefit, until January 31, 2023, Great Canadian Rewards members will receive a 25% flexible rate discount on booked stays until December 30, 2023. Resorts will be waived for all hotel stays until February 28, 2023.
Just a short drive from downtown Toronto, the resort is the perfect destination for business and leisure, providing the best accommodation with flexible conference and event space for up to 2,500 guests, and with catering, cutting-edge technology and a variety of entertainment options, perfect for conferences, business meetings and recreation.
Matthew Anfinson, CEO of Great Canadian Entertainment, said, “We are committed to providing the best entertainment to destinations across Canada and continuing to increase the experience for our guests while investing in the communities we operate in.” “The Pickering Casino Resort is an excellent example of our vision to introduce multi-location attractions that anchor the best in hospitality, dining, and entertainment, while allowing us to create more than 1,000 meaningful jobs and deliver significant economic benefits to the Durham area.
Together with our partners, Great Canadian Entertainment is very excited to invite everyone to experience a very special resort and we look forward to sharing more news as more dining and amenities open over the coming weeks.”
Equipped with state-of-the-art gaming technology, the casino has 2,200 slot machines, more than 90 “live” table games, and about 140 “live dealer” stadium game terminals, where fans can bet on the Great Canadian Sportsbook, a dedicated lounge where they can watch their favorite teams compete and live stream domestic and international sporting events, and one of several kiosks.
Arena at Pickering Casino Resort
The highly anticipated 2,500-seat entertainment venue will hold its first live event on Jan. 28 and continue its best performances at concerts, sports action, and special events.
Dining (currently open)
Hong Kong’s leading seoyi and seafood restaurants have been satisfying discriminatory tastes in Hong Kong and Vancouver for more than 30 years. The legendary Chinese restaurant’s warm hospitality and fine cuisine is currently open at Pickering Casino Resort, offering authentic, sophisticated Cantonese cuisine including handcrafted dim sum, premium live seafood, slow-boiled soup, traditional Hong Kong-style barbecue, and world-famous grilled squab. Reservation is recommended.
With an expanded local craft beer menu that can satisfy everyone’s taste and a powerful menu that offers meat, fish, pasta and shared plates, you can enjoy CA, SU, AL that can satisfy the tastes of foodies.
Rock House Grill
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Rock House Grill serves favorite dishes at various local cafes from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Whether you want an omelette, salad, fried chicken, or a burger with all the “fixed,” Rock House Grill’s casual vibe and great food is the perfect place to go all day.
Whether you prefer traditional, artisanal foods like pepperoni pizza, fettuccini alfredo, chicken parmesan sandwiches, truffle mushrooms, or gyro pizzas, ZIO’s is cooking fresh Italian pizzas, pasta, and sandwiches from Wednesday to Sunday morning at 2 a.m.
Five more restaurants will open this winter, from fast serve and fast casual to great dining, offering nine unique food and beverage concepts to the resort. In the coming weeks, the resort will also introduce new amenities such as Motion Pool, Health and Fitness Club, and 24-hour business centers.
Great Canada Rewards
Great Canadian Rewards members enjoy exclusive benefits at Pickering Casino Resort Hotel and the company’s 12 properties in Ontario, including minimum available rates, free or discounted accommodation and other valuable benefits.