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The Strathcona Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   60 York St. | At Wellington St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 1S8, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went straight tot the hotel from the train at 11.10am, were told they didnt have rooms for ourselves and our friends on the same floor, we were glad to get 2 rooms so early, then we got told we had a free upgrade! Yes as many have said the rooms are smaller, even our upgrades but they were spotlessly... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was at The Strathcona Hotel from August 15 to 20 while in Toronto for a conference, choosing this hotel because all of the conference hotels were booked for the five nights I needed to be in town, and this was the closest I could find to the convention center without busting the budget. It turned out to be an... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have posted excellent location in the center of the city but in a quiet side street. Near transport hubs and plenty of restaurants. Very clean and well kept establishment with a cozy bar attached next door. Would get more points if I didn't have to pay for the wifi. A real bug bear of me. It should be... More

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the strathcona hotel on hotels.com on July 24th and just stayed there this past Saturday and Sunday (August 16th and 17th). I was looking for a reasonably priced hotel to stay for one night while I am currently on vacation. I didn't want to spend a lot of money but I wanted to stay somewhere nice. This hotel... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In fairness, the good news first: this is a clean, efficient, affordable hotel in a good downtown location. But poor soundproofing and a management that can't control guests is a bad combination for a place that calls itself a "business hotel." It is not a hotel's fault when the people next door enjoy the loud music, shouts, and shrieks that... More

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Meg B, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Dan, First and foremost I want to thank you for your review. All reviews provide both travellers, as well as the hotel, valuable information. I am very sorry to hear your experience with us was not up to our standards. I have sent you a private message last week to verify your last name, as well as check out... More

Shelburne, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this room for one night at a high price of 250$ but the other hotels in this area were priced the same and higher. They have valet parking at 40$ a night which is a little high but it's Toronto. All parking, especially on nights when a big act is in town will take advantage of your pocketbook.... More

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Meg B, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Makdeemak, Thank you very much for your review. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Regarding the Wifi charge, internet that is included is often built into the rate. Since everyone does not use internet. We try to keep our rates competitive and only charge for those who choose to use it. I am... More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Strathcona is conveniently located close to Union Station and almost everything else in Toronto. Stayed there for a night for a music Festival at Fort York and also for a Jays game the next day. Was in walking distance for both. The hotel itself was simple but clean. Everything was working fine and the staff were friendly and accommodating.... More

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Meg B, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Hi AZakry, Thank you very much for your review. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us!! Hope to see you again soon. Happy Travels! More

Windsor, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this hotel for its proximity to the Air Canada Centre and I have to say I wasn't disappointed....it was the perfect location. We arrived in Toronto early Saturday morning and I was not expecting to be able to check in - however since our room was ready they checked us in - no problem. The room is small... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Strathcona for 4 nights. We wanted something located near restaurants and attractions so that we would not have to drive everywhere and could walk to most places. Downtown Toronto has very limited parking, and it costs a pretty penny to park. We ended up taking a bus instead of driving, so the Strathcona's... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great price point on this hotel...bed and linens better than most. Clean, wooden floors. Good service...helped me get a cup of tea when I arrived. The breakfast guy was kinda gruff...but he had a busy room. Easy, five minute walk to Union Station. May I add... what a pleasure to be on Via Rail to New Brunswick! From the Strathcona... More

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Address: 60 York St. | At Wellington St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 1S8, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Strathcona Hotel 3*
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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 
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