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The Strathcona Hotel

60 York St. | At Wellington St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 1S8, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came to Toronto by my-self. The room wasn't big but it was more than enough for me. The service was good and kind. The hotel is just 7 minutes walk from the CN tower, the Rogers center and even 15 minutes walk from Nathan square and old city hole.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you spend your time outside the hotel more than in the room, this is a strategic place to be. It is located very near to downtown Toronto, the only hotel in the heart of Toronto that offer less than $160 per night (bonus to VIA Rail members), convenient to deal with, and nice staff they have.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic location just a walk away to the union subway and has a Tim Horton's just opposite . lobby looks very modern and has free to use computers which was helpful as WiFi in the hotel was charged. Room especially the bed was very comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful with giving directions. Overall an excellent trip with good stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to stay if you need to move around downtown or catch a game like I did. Clean affordable friendly and modern. Rooms are small however did not need to be in the room long. Union station around the corner.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Disappointing from minute one. No parking, ok, except we spent 30-plus minutes circling the one way streets trying to find access to the no-elevator, $20-plus a night local parking lot only to lug our bags up 2 flights of steps. Ok, our bad, should have checked. Walked into the room to find the smallest space outside the self proclaimed "microtel".... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and myself stayed at this hotel July 17-21 of this year. We basically went to Toronto to see a few ball games and a show. We certainly were not disappointed with this hotel. We arrived early and was met by a very friendly and accommodating receptionist by the name of Ronald . He got us an early check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little hotel, perfect location. We walked everywhere from this hotel. Rates were higher than usual I assume because it was Pride weekend. We booked at package that included WIFI was fast and easy to access. The rooms are small but modern and all that was required was there. Only minor annoyance which is really no fault of the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I arrived Toronto late night, the Strathcona was perfect as it is minutes walk from the Union Station just around the Royal York. Checking in was no problem at all, the room (executive Queen) size was typical of a boutique hotel, modern and clean, liked the polished floorboards. Bed and pillow was good. The biggest "downside" was that there... More 

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

Hi Jonno82 Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. We are glad you got back safely. You have done a great job of enlightening fellow travelers regarding safety concerns and the comforts within the rooms. Thank you for also bringing to everyone's attention the Longo's supermarket which is within walking distance. We appreciate your feedback and look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think I appreciated the Strathcona for what it is. I stayed again last week on a similar trip to my last visit. This hotel is perfect for a quick 'in and out' visit to downtown Toronto. Although we aren't tourists I know that this is in the middle of a dozen huge attractions. Its walking distance to the... More 

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

Hi Real_duke Thank you for taking the time to inform readers of your experience. It makes me extremely happy to read that we were able to serve you to your satisfaction and erase the bad memories of the past and can assure we will strive to continue doing that. Thank you once again More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just stayed at the Strathcona Hotel for 5 days while taking my daughter on a vacation to Toronto. We stayed in the standard 2 twin bed room. The rooms at the Strathcona are "minimalist." They are fairly small without excess furniture, but they are clean, comfortable and have everything you need. If you are like we were, and plan... More 

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

Hi GreggR Thank you for your sharing your experience with fellow travelers. We are glad your experience aligned with your reason for stay. You have covered a lot of areas in you review and we are thankful for that and we look forward to welcoming you again Regards More 

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