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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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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126 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was early but a room was ready. The room was on the backside of the Hotel and I did not hear any street noise. The room and bath was very small ,but enough for me. Nothing extra in room. The room door did not completely close. The alarm went off at 6am--NOT set by me! The bathroom/shower has wall... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed in Toronto quite a few times and decided to try this hotel as a change. The hotel's location is fairly good, with a few things in walking distance (depending on your limitations on walking, i enjoy it!) The staff were relatively good and friendly for me and the room an ok size, with a fairly comfortable bed. However,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made a booking through the hotel website, got an email confirmation and thought all was good. Got there and was told that they coudln't find my booking and that they were sold out of the room type (queen bed). The gentleman at the check in desk disappeared with my phone and ID to talk to his manager in the... More 

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

Hi F L Thank you for your feedback. I am extremely sorry for the inconvenience and the fact that we were unable to deliver quality service and really need to investigate further. This is unacceptable and we need to ensure that we dig deeper and come up with a fair resolution and corrective measures. Please contact me at fom@thestrathconahotel.com. and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Strathcona Hotel is the closest hotel to Union Station (other than the more expensive Royal York). If you call the hotel directly, you can often get a special Via Rail rate. The hotel is good with helpful staff and comfortable rooms. They have a cafe for breakfast that never seems to be open but there are lots of other... More 

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

Hi Snsoc Thank you for your continued loyalty and we constantly strive to increase our pool of loyal guests. Thank you for also sharing the advantage of train travel and its benefits and while i am at it, i would urge our guests to also look into the I love Strathcona rate which gives you internet complimentary and also provides... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: - location/convenience (close to union station, ttc, financial district) Cons: - very small room - high traffic area = noisy at night - the bed is so close to the door that the light from the hallway shines brightly into the room all night

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

Hi Amelia A Thank you for your feedback. I have shared your feedback with the departments concerned and they have assured me that they will look at the extra light filtering into your room. This should be an easy fix and we are glad that you shared this with us. Once again thank you and we look forward to your... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would describe my stay as hassle-free. The staff were friendly and professional, and I found the buffet breakfast and dinner to be great. Would strongly recommend to anyone looking for a budget hotel in a great location.

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

Hi George G Thank you for sharing your experience. I have shared your feedback my team and also the Food and Beverage manager to share it with his team. We thank you for choosing is for you visit and we look forward to your next visit Regards More 

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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Note: No free Wi-Fi, the rest was fine The hotel is very clean and is in a great location for those who are from out of town and really want to be in downtown Toronto. We ere visiting from the US for the weekend and we were looking for a hotel with a central location that didn't break the bank... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at this hotel. The location is very good, close to the CN Tower, waterfront, subway, parking lots. The rooms are average rooms, I had a king superior and the couple I was traveling with 2 singles ... The king was very comfy, but the two singles room was very tiny and the price difference was not... More 

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Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel, if you just need somewhere to lay your head at night after exploring the city. I had a two double-bed room, and for 2 adults, and 2 kids, there just wasn't enough room to move. We were just there long enough to sleep and we checked out early to see the aquarium. It was a... More 

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

Dear flowerpetals351 Thank you for sharing your feedback with fellow travelers. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we are glad we were able to cater to every little thing that mattered to you and your family. We understand the wifi concern and suggest that the next time you make a reservation, try our I love Strathcona... More 

Plymouth, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location near train station, theater, streetcars. Easy walk to subway, waterfront, CN Tower. Friendly staff, comfy bed, small clean room with everything you need (fridge, desk, tv.) No frills, but good price and location.

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

Hi Heather P Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad that your stay was enjoyable and we do hope to see you again soon Regards More 

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