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The Strathcona Hotel

Expedia.comUSD 229*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wales
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 5 nights and were generally quite satisfied, although there were improvements which we could suggest, principal of which was the rather small size of the room, and the heating was rather noisy at night (although there was little, if any, traffic noise). On the other hand, it was clean, the room was serviced promptly while we were...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights recently and I must say this a decent hotel to stay when visiting Toronto. Pros - Great location! - Literally a 2 min walk from union station which is great when coming from the airport. 10 min walk to the CN Tower and 15 min walk to the bus terminal, where you...

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1Thank Saleem24
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just what was needed. Clean, economical, friendly and close to my work place. Location cant be beat and transportation is beyond accessible. Check in and out was easy and though the rooms were small they were adequate and planned well.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entire staff did everything to make our four-night stay the best. They were personable, helpful, and efficient. When made aware of my respiratory problems, they immediately moved us to another floor, away from where the maintenance crew was doing some painting. They were able to give directions, they made good recommendations for nearby restaurants, and they assisted with our...

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Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Strathcona Hotel is in the heart of Toronto and in walking distance of many great attractions. The room we had was a little small but only two people needed it so it was not an issue. Parking was the biggest issue we found but we knew what to expect in advance (they do not have their own parking so...

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1Thank Jonathan D
United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this hotel for its close location to Union station and the downtown area and wasn't disappointed. Just 3 - 4 mins walk from Union, with plenty of folk around when arriving about 8pm so felt a safe area on arrival and on following evenings. First impressions were good with a bright and comfortable lobby area and​ a friendly welcome...

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Athif Y, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Hello CodheadOnTour We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with your fellow travelers; we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we had an opportunity to showcase how our guest service champions strive to go above and beyond for our guests whenever possible. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Strathcona...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel was a wonderful place to stay in Toronto. My wife and I were in town for the Raptors game and the hotel was in walking distance. The check in process was fairly quick and painless. I Prepaid so I didn't have any issues with the transactions since I was using American Currency. The room was small but very...

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Athif Y, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bmack34 Thank you for your feedback! It is always a pleasure to welcome our southern neighbors! We hope to welcome you and your wife back to the Strathcona on your next trip to Toronto!

Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Directly downtown. Everything is walking distance, price is good, staff and service are perfect. Tiny room but good enough for us as we spent our time outside. No fan in the bathroom and toilet wasn't flushing really good but nothing to make a big deal of. Will definitely go back for a future visit of that beautiful city!

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Athif Y, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Fanny L Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us! In regards to the rooms, we invite you to perhaps try our Executive rooms on your next visit as they are somewhat more spacious, which may be more accommodating for you. We cant wait to have you back as our guest on your next visit!

Port Hope, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay in Toronto one or more nights per month. Its always the Strathcona for me. Friendly staff mixed with a great pub downstairs where the food is tasty and they know how to pour a Guinness. The rooms can be small but are clean and cozy. Good showers. Its a 2 minute stroll from Union Station. Start with beers...

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Athif Y, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CleghornS67 It is always our goal to meet and exceed our guests expectations and we are pleased to hear that we have managed to make you a return guest with us and that you have had the opportunity to take advantage of the on-site pub! Your feedback is appreciated and we look forward to pouring the next Guinness on...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night during a Toronto layover. Overall a good hotel. Reception was quick with our check-ins. There are a couple of elevators to get to the various floors. Room was clean and neat. There was an workstation table. We had WiFi in the room which was helpful. Also a small refrigerator in the room. The bathroom...

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Athif Y, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Hi jac2005 Thank you for taking the time to express your comments! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you can come back and visit us while the warm weather is here so that you may take advantage of our proximity to all of the city's attractions surrounding the hotel!

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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Welcome to The Strathcona Hotel Downtown Toronto. Come home to the best location in Downtown Toronto. Imagine all the comforts of home combined with one of the best locations in downtown Toronto and you’ve got The Strathcona Hotel. Stay.Play.Work.Meet.Explore. We can handle it all. And just outside our doors is the best of downtown Toronto. Our downtown Toronto hotel is across the street from the historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Union Station / VIA Rail and within two blocks of the Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, CN Tower, and more located in the midst of the theatre and financial districts. The guest rooms and suite accommodations at The Strathcona Hotel downtown Toronto combine style and substance and have been designed for the contemporary wireless world. We provide easy access to all you need to do by day or night including dining at The York Street Café, dinner and drinks at The Strath Pub, or a workout followed by a massage at the Wellington Fitness Club located right next door. Life here is fresh, functional, friendly, and fun. Sure you can work here, but you’ll do it with a smile. As an independently managed hotel, the good news is that we can break all the rules to do what it takes to make you feel warm, welcome, and worry-free. We get that it’s all about best value for dollar, well-maintained rooms, functional meeting and event space, accommodating staff, and, of course, location, location, location! Come to play. Come to meet. Come to get down to business. We’re more than happy to welcome you home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Strathcona Hotel

Address: 60 York St. | At Wellington St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 1S8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown West
Price Range: $183 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Strathcona Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 194
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