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89 Chestnut

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1R1, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014
293janeg Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stayed here because it was one of the recommended hotels for a conference that I was attending. I was a little nervous about it because of the reviews. The best part is the location. It was walking distance to both the University of Toronto and Convention Center and Waterfront. The included breakfast is extensive, as you might expect in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a former hotel that is now a student residence. My room was pretty well the same as what you'd find in a hotel, but it was €15 cheaper than other proper hotels in the area. It had everything that a hotel room has, but it was not quite at the standard of a modern hotel room. I had... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

where should i start - this is a university student residence - NOT a hotel... and shouldnt be on accommodation hotel websites. it is a room with a bed and a bathroom - and breakfast. there is no drain in the bathroom - so the bathroom floor is always wet - since the tap features are almost falling off, you... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

89 Chestnut has an unbeatable location at the heart of Toronto city, close to city attractions, the CBD, Chinatown and transport links The food at the cafeteria (Chestnut tree) is of a high quality and there is much variety available Staff are friendly and hospitable. I enjoyed my stay :)

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Brownsville, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stayed there in mid August for a chess tournament for my kids...... The good things first....excellent location very close to Eaton center, Dundas square, light rail and subway. The staff was helpful and friendly. But the rooms are horrible. It probably won't even get one star. Carpet filthy,don't feel like stepping on it bare feet. Furniture old ....won't even... More

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Ashburn, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

A total disappointment to be in this "hotel", if they like to call it. It caters to college students who stay there for a long time periods. It was shocking to see that authorities get away with such horrible rooms, service and decor. The room was not cleaning before our arrival and there was debri everywhere. The carpets had not... More

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Montreal, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The original booking was done through Booking.com for July 16th to July 19th. Prior to arriving I called to verify some questions about bedding, air conditioning, lounge area, breakfast, towels, etc. We arrived on July 16th at 3:30 pm and were assigned a room on the 21st floor, Upon arrival in our room we turned on the air conditioning because... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Worst front desk ever. I call down to the front desk to let them know that the bathroom has no hot water and she said its not their problem. I then call couple more times and eventually went down to young Asian lady and ask to speak to her manager. Then she said my manager don't deal with guest and... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This hotel is one of the University of Toronto residences, so essentially there are many young people staying here (students and travellers). We did also see some older business people. The main reason to book this hotel would be its location which is central and within walking distance to the CN tower, Eaton Centre, main downtown area and attractions. It... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I stayed at 89 Chestnut when attending a meeting there. Very central, conference facilities are moderate but generally OK. Rooms are spacious but a bit drab and the reception allowed me to leave my luggage for a few days before I checked in which was really helpful. Overall, I'd say this place is pretty OK but it would be even... More

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Address: 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1R1, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — 89 Chestnut 3*
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89 Chestnut offers accommodation in Downtown Toronto, with the look and feel of a hotel and the economy of a University Residence. 89 Chestnut, is located in the heart of downtown with Toronto's famous City Hall and Nathan Phillip's Square as our direct neighbours. Near shopping, business, entertainment districts and all major attractions. ... more   less 
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