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Novotel Toronto Centre

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   45 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W2, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #47 of 141 hotels in Toronto
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Combermere, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the opportunity to spend five nights at the Novotel last week which included a five day exposure to their catering menu. Food was better than I was expecting. The hot dishes catered for our meetings were fresh, hot and tasty. During breaks, they really went all out to vary the snack foods - from delicious chocolate squares and muffins... More

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47 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is perfectly situated close to the Air Canada Centre, Railway Station, Hockey Hall of Fame, CN Tower etc. Like many other guests I was there to watch sports. The first disappointment was the lack of sports channels on TV. The rooms are otherwise OK but nothing fantastic. Beds are like the rooms, good but not excellent. Breakfast is... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night. Chose this hotel due to it's location to the Sony Centre. Very convenient. Check-in was quick - desk clerk was very friendly and helpful. Room was great. Some things might need a bit of an update, but the beds were comfortable and the room was clean. The construction noise at 7 a.m. was a bit... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a number of ways this is not a bad hotel: the location is good (close to the train/subway station and shops), rooms are a good size and staff were generally quite friendly. Overall, however, it just isn't what I expect from a Novotel: it simply isn't quite up to scratch. The bathroom in particular is a big let-down. I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotels get blamed for things over which they have no control. Guests aren't required to watch a video instructing them on how to behave in a hotel, although they should. So the various idiotic couples who thought it was perfectly fine to conduct a hall party on the sixth floor at 2 AM is clearly not the fault of the... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ritz Carlton it is not but this hotel is perfect for a city break. It is close to everything and has good bars and restaurants close by. The staff are helpful and friendly. Cafe Nicole is a nice bar/restaurant too. The rooms are spacious and comfy with everything you need. Housekeeping was good and left extra towels when requested.... More

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Long Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome location! 3 blocks to Air Canada Centre! Lots of fun bars n restaurants! Pretty nice beds. Comfy rooms! Wish they had somewhere to plug in my phone next to my bed... Is it just me or should that be required? Found an outlet under the bed close to me. Great spot in Toronto! Good fun location!!!

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GM-NTC, General Manager at Novotel Toronto Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We will certainly take your constructive feedback and share it with our team. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and in Toronto. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have used Novotels all around the globe and this is the most disappointing. As previous comments below, place is tired, needs updating and dim. Location is good. Nobody to help with luggage and they give you paper cups for your coffee machine in the room. Housekeeping didn't change the plastic glasses in the bathroom after our first nights stay. We... More

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GM-NTC, General Manager at Novotel Toronto Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to read that your stay was less than satisfactory. We always strive to exceed our guests' expectations, and apologize for missing the mark on this occasion. We appreciate your feedback, and hope to serve you again in hopes of renewing your feelings regarding our hotel. More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title pretty much says it all. The hotel was in a construction zone when I visited but it was quiet inside. Location is really good. Just at the base of younger st and a stone's throw from the st Lawrence market. The union subway is also very close. I walked almost everywhere including the cn tower and the ago... More

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GM-NTC, General Manager at Novotel Toronto Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review, Susan. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your stay and our breakfast buffet, as well as our central location! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although Novotel is in a great location and is clean, the entire Esplanade is under construction. Staying during the week will prove difficult to sleep in. Also, we had mysterious phone calls to our room at all hours of the night/early morning. When we checked out, our room was charged for phone calls that were never made or answered. The... More

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GM-NTC, General Manager at Novotel Toronto Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologize that you encountered a couple of issues during your stay with us. However, I am happy to read that our team was able to correct the phone issue. We certainly hope we'll be able to serve you again when in Toronto, and redeem your feelings towards our hotel and location. More

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Additional Information about Novotel Toronto Centre

Also Known As:
Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel
Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel Toronto
Accor Toronto Centre
Novotel Toronto
Toronto Novotel
Address: 45 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W2, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown Toronto
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#31 Family Hotel in Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Novotel Toronto Centre 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Novotel Toronto is nestled in the historic district of Old Town Toronto. Get a glimpse into Toronto’s past strolling through cobblestone streets, enjoy a wide array of gastronomical international treats at the St. Lawrence Market or savour the flavours from myriad restaurants and pubs. Just steps from the Hockey Hall of Fame, Harbourfront and Union Station, the Novotel is 30 minutes from Pearson International Airport and 5 minutes from Billy Bishop Airport.With a European flavour, whether you are staying for business or pleasure the hotel offers a variety of services to make any stay exceptional. ... more   less 
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