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Last update: May 2023

One King West Hotel & Residence is a superior hotel wedding venue that offers sophistication and luxury while maintaining its original architecture and historic feel which dates back to 1914. This Toronto-based venue is housed in what was once the grandious Dominion Bank building, and now offers the contemporary refinement of a luxury hotel with full amenities for your special event.

Facilities and capacity

The facilities offer a variety of lovely and lively wedding venues that can be used for everything wedding-related, from rehearsal dinners to intimate ceremonies to large wedding receptions. The facilities include:

  • Grand Banking Hall, one of Toronto's most iconic and historic venues, features the European opulence of cathedral windows, forty-five-foot coffered ceilings, two-story Corinthian columns, classical motifs and tiered-crystal chandeliers, and seats up to 300 guests with a dance floor or 500 guests for a stand-up reception style.
  • Fifteen Hundred, popular for those looking for a Loft Wedding Venue, this space features a modern, stylish look with a private outdoor terrace overlooking Toronto's skyline is great for intimate weddings and seats 40/50 guests or 80 guests standing up.
  • Austin Gallery, often host to elegant ceremonies and receptions, is a mid-sized historical venue that can seat 100 guests with a dance floor or 300 guests standing up.
  • Chairman's Boardroom, a venue encompassed by original oak panelling dating back to 1914, is ideal for smaller weddings or rehearsal dinners and seats 50 guests including a dance floor or 80 guests standing up.
  • Vault once considered the safest bank vault in Canada circa 1914, is now one of the most unique and historic venues in Toronto and seats 40 guests or 80 standing.

Services offered

This hotel venue offers a variety of wedding packages with a number of additional touches to personalize your dream day to what you want. The services offered at this hotel venue include the passing of hours d'oeuvres, standard bar service, house wine served at dinner and a customized three-course dinner. Add-ons include but are not limited to:

  • Menu tasting
  • Complimentary rehearsal space
  • Dance floor
  • Personalized menu cards
  • Photo permit
  • Accommodations


One King West offers a home for modern accommodations, historic opulence, and warm hospitality. Ideally located at the corner of King and Yonge Streets, this downtown Toronto hotel presents 350 renovated suites in either the historic Dominion Bank Building or Toronto’s famous “Sliver” condo tower. Enjoy the convenience of a kitchenette in your suite and relax in a peaceful, serene atmosphere while admiring views of the city.


Over 100 years of history lives at One King West. Before becoming a hospitality destination, the address of 1 King Street West was occupied by the prestigious Dominion Bank from 1914 to 2006 and has been designated as an Ontario-Heritage property. From preserving the building’s original vault, to keeping the provincial-detailed ceiling in the Grand Banking Hall, elements of the past has been thoughtfully fused within a contemporary luxury hotel setting.

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55 reviews
Andy Married on 17/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating


We met with wedding specialist Aileen and she was very friendly and helped walk us through what the venue could provide and what options we had. She was attentive to our needs and accommodating on negotiations to fit the budget we had. Her attention to details and patience in dealing with us was very much appreciated. Having a coordinator who is reliable and attentive is super important for such an important day, so Aileen earned and justified our trust in her to ensure the wedding went smoothly.

The venue itself is beautiful. The banking hall with its high ceilings made for a grand atmosphere and other secondary locations such as the vault and chairman’s boardroom have a lot of character that makes for great photo opportunities. Being located right at King station was also convenient for guests who were traveling by subway.
Food was likewise excellent. The selection of canapes for cocktail hour was varied and distinctive with jerk chicken hor d'oeuvres a hit with our guests in particular. Although not vegetarian ourselves, we also appreciated that the selection of vegetarian entrees included a couscous cake. It turned out delicious and was a unique option for guests over the usual portobello mushroom or eggplant. For late night we eschewed the usual sweets table and instead opted for a poutine station and fresh fruit as a balance. Both were very well received, the poutine especially by those who had been taking advantage of the open bar.
As part of the package we were offered day use suites and a bridal suite after the reception. As a luxury hotel, the rooms were very spacious with all the amenities expected and had amazing views of the city – great for morning of photos! The only issue we had is the room’s wifi router on the ceiling has the most incredibly bright LED status light. It will seriously light up the room when you’re trying to sleep so find a sticker or electrical tape to block it out!

As a downtown Toronto core location, there is a lot of venue options to choose from and none of them will ever be considered “inexpensive”. In the end, we chose One King West because Aileen was an excellent liaison, and the value we received was well worth the price we paid.
Elisa Married on 10/06/2023
3.8 out of 5 rating

Highly Recommend!

We loved our wedding at One King West. Angela was extremely helpful in the planning and everything went off without a hitch on the day.
Chloe D. Married on 04/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Wedding Experience

We got married in February 2023, and could not have been happier with our experience. Our coordinator (Stephanie) was so helpful in getting the details of our day nailed down, and everything felt very straightforward with no surprise fees and costs. The day-of experience included two suites to get ready in, and a room the night of the wedding. They were flexible in working with us regarding customizations to the package. Our package included access to several parts of the hotel's spaces for photos, which were all gorgeous. The ceremony space was beautiful and comfortably held 200 guests. I - and our guests - can't say enough great things about the food and drinks. The portions were ample and everything was delicious. The staff were incredibly attentive and helpful, especially regarding dietary restrictions/allergies. The venue itself is stunning, and looked even better with lighting and setup. We overall had a phenomenal experience, and I'd recommend this venue to anyone looking for a perfect wedding day.
Marina A. Married on 25/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best Wedding Decision

I cannot begin to describe how I feel about our wedding, and particularly the venue. It was one of the best decisions we made. We had many conversations with many other venues and we found that the team at One King West was, BY FAR, the most straightforward, professional, and honest, with no "hidden" fees here and there. We were willing to pay extra and more than what we would have paid at another venue we were eyeing, just because of how professional they were in comparison. Not to mention that the venue itself is spectacular, charming, historic, elegant. I am incredibly happy! I want to relive this day because of how perfect the reception was. We were dealing with Anastasiia who was incredibly responsive and accommodating. We couldn't have done anything without her.

They gave us free upgrades here and there and made sure our wedding day was nothing less than perfect. I truly CANNOT recommend this venue enough. It will be your best wedding decision!!!
Katherine K. Married on 27/08/2022
4 out of 5 rating

Stunning venue

I would give 5 stars on all elements save for the wedding specialist assigned to us who wasn't the best. Outside of that, the venue, Fifteen Hundred at One King West, was perfect. A gorgeous sunny day allowed us to have our ceremony on the wrap around deck. The final set-up was beautiful with dining inside and socializing (with seating) outside. We had the deluxe buffet and the food was amazing... great tasting, plentiful, lots of variety, and hot! Our guests thoroughly enjoyed it with many going back for seconds. The banquet manager, Reggie, was top notch as were all the servers and the security guard (didn't get his name but he was a delight and helped me a lot throughout the evening). We got fabulous pictures throughout the hotel, including the famous Vault and Grand Staircase. A bottle of bubbly, chocolate strawberries, a silver Tiffany key chain, and breakfast gift card awaited us when we returned to our suite; a nice touch. Our suite was lovely and shared the wrap around deck of the venue. The room was well-appointed with more toiletries and towels available than I have ever seen. Again, a nice touch. In addition to Fifteen Hundred, One King West offers other spectacular venues depending on the size of event. We would definitely recommend One King West and are so happy that we found it and it was available on our date. Thank you to all.
Nassim M. Married on 12/08/2022
1.6 out of 5 rating

Very disappointing experience

We had our wedding at kingone west on August 14, 2022. When I picked one king, i had 3 reasons, high quality of the food, architecture of the building, and lastly, the wedding coordinator that we met in 2020 and her good reviews on wedding wire.

To give you some background, I am a very organized person and we had been planning for this day for a long time. And as you know, we have paid a lot of money for this day to come true.
All the vendors showed up on time and did a greAt job on the day of the wedding and yet the only person that made me cry and ruined the whole day for all the bridal party was one kine coordinator, Stephanie.

The day befoRe the wedding we coordinated with Anastasia to drop our decor and god! She was so responsive!!! And collaborative.

On the other hand, our point of contact , which we confirmed with her many times, was unavailable to answer our calls on the day of wedding and when she showed up, she said i was in a business meeting so i didnt answer your call.

Everything that she said it is on it is way, happened an hour and a half later! And i am sure that you can imagine one hour and a half is a lot of time to be wasted on the wedding day. She answered our texts, with plus an hour delay. We have proof, we can show you our text histories. And the 25 calls unanswered.

Even the banquet manager, Reggie, was so sad for us and he did a great job in the evening to make it up for us. Even though we miised a lot of time in the morning and god, i was crying and so mad!

It took me a week to be able to write this you! Stephanie sent us an email on monday offering two dinner and two champagne, but honestly, we paid $30k to one king only! To have a great day! And the first part of it was just ruined! Would a dinner make up for a ruined memory? No.

I had high expectation from oneking venue, i was expecting a professional wedding coordinator being on site or at least responsive to her phone on our wedding day and yet oneking couldnt give us this.

On the other hand, i saw how responsible Anastasia was and she was helping with the setup.

And i have to say that epic vision with its high rate, gave us a miserable sound system.

I would never suggest oneking to my friends. Sound system and the wedding coordinator can simply ruin a dreamy night.

I wish the staff and sound system were more professional.

The sound system is epic vision being cheap (maybe) and i will reach out to them in a separate email for sure.

But lack of a professional staff from oneking is definitely an issue that oneking needs to focus on. Wedding day coordinator cant just disappear and be gone to attend business meeting on someone’s wedding day!

Stephanie H. Married on 30/07/2022
3.6 out of 5 rating

Beautiful wedding but lack of honesty

My husband and I had our wedding at One King West in July 2022. At the end of the day, it was a beautiful wedding. The food was excellent and the venue is gorgeous. Our guests appreciated the convenience of having the ceremony and reception in one venue.

We had one major issue. We booked the Fifteen Hundred space which has an outdoor terrace, often featured on One King West's promotional materials. We booked this space (an additional cost) specifically to do our first look and family photos on the outdoor terrace. On the morning of our wedding, we arrived to find the outdoor terrace set up with Ketel One Vodka signage for a corporate event. The venue refused to remove the signage or assist in finding an alternate outdoor space for photos. I believe it shows a lack of honesty that One King West did not notify us beforehand of the Ketel One setup on the terrace that would affect our wedding day plans.
Brittany Married on 11/10/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful experience

We recently were married at One King West and it was hands down, the best decision we made. The venue itself is breathtaking, the food is outstanding and the service was impeccable. Aileen really helped our dream come to life and was very accommodating with our ever-changing plans. They also implemented all necessary safety precautions which made our guests feel very comfortable. Would highly recommend!
Loreena P. Married on 04/10/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Recently married at 1KW

We recently got married at 1 King West this past October. The hotel and Aileen in particular was very flexible with us when we had to scale down our 100-person wedding to 30 due to the pandemic. We were very appreciative of the flexibility, and the day was absolutely stunning. The hotel also took all the necessary safety precautions, which made our guests feel very safe. Everyone raved about the food and the atmosphere. Overall a truly perfect day!
Jen S. Married on 04/01/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Winter Elegance in the Heart of the City

I would highly recommend One King West for your special day! Everything was flawless and we received nothing but compliments from our guests about the food, the service and beauty of the Grand Banking Hall. Most said it was the best wedding they've been to!

Our wedding coordinator, Vanessa, was very helpful and took the time to understand our vision for our wedding and was very flexible with our requests. She ensured that everything went according to plan on the big day. We did the ceremony, cocktail reception and dinner all in the same venue, which our guests really appreciated. Plus when the evening was over, they could go right upstairs to their hotel rooms. There are ample "insta-worthy" shots inside and I am so looking forward to receiving the professional photos soon.

It was my dream wedding - elegant, candlelit and classy - I cannot say enough good things!
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