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Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 Carlton Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2E9, Canada (Downtown Toronto)   |  
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Ranked #59 of 141 hotels in Toronto
Charlotte
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“What I needed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Can't really complain about much. Asked for a higher floor and got it. As a Priority Club member I got a bag with some waters and snacks for free. The bed probably isn't the best, but it got the job done.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

I stayed with my family at Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre for 7 nights during December 2012.
The hotel location is the only positive thing, one minute walking from the metro station and the street car station with an easy access to a lot of restaurants, cafes, shops and 10 minute walking to Eaton Centre.
Other than that the rooms are very small, I mean very small, this is the tiniest room I ever seen I had to upgrade to a suite and pay a different of CAD1000 .
The hotel is too big always busy with a lot of college students using it.
With the rate you are paying you can find a much better alternative.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
Dear Wael1968,

Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your stay with us. I am pleased to note that you found our hotel to be conveniently located.

On the other hand, I am sorry to hear that you didn't find our room to your liking. Please accept our sincerest apologies for we have failed to meet your expectation on this aspect.

I have taken note and wish to thank you for all your valuable comments. These are of great importance to us and allow us to monitor and improve our service continually. We hope to get a chance of hosting you again and show you how great our hotel is.

Sincerely,

Dhan M
Case Manager
IHGCare
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

One of the best hotels I have stayed. Very good location. Close to Subway (train). Room was clean and nice. Service was great. Friendly staff. Nice breakfast downstairs. Lot of places to roam and see nearby. Surrounded by nice restaurants. Overall, very good experience.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Service: Very good

Area: It is a two way area, cool and around a lot of things by day. Clubs close with nightlife available in the evening.

Parking: Tight and scary....always afraid that I would hit someone else’s car, or mess up mine because of the small spaces.

Rooms: Updated and nice....somewhat small, but not overly so. Clean with enough space to work. The heat was good and the water pressure okay. (I think it was more the showerhead) No view

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Great staff, terrible snow!!!!!

We were greated by the friendliest most helpful reception staff I have ever come across, very informative about local sites, eateries, shops etc...

Great inclusive breakfast, They were very helpful when I confronted them with unusual dietry requirenments.

Great pool and gym, very central for the major shopping venues at the Eaton centre.

Room Tip: 6th floor is best if you want the gym and pool...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TORONTO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Stayed here for one night in the month of January. The hotel was very busy due to conferences happening all around. The staff were friendly and helpful. Reception area is nice and the waiting area lots of seating is a nice touch. Upon entering my 2 double bed -room. The room is small and not as spacious but i was impressed with the decor it feels like a boutique yet stylish hotel. The washroom was nicely done although its a glass window open type shower i find it very modern and nice. The room came with a small fridge and a flat screen new TV. The Double beds were very comfortable and the pillows were great. Also the key entry is very unique where you tap and go with a card very nicely done! Great hotel to stay for the night or even a week. I highly reccomend this hotel and will book it again ! Thank-You Holiday Inn.

Room Tip: Ask for a room away from ice machine and elevators. A corner room is great.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Millbrook, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by how friendly all of the staff were at this location! The individuals at the front desk, the housekeeper and a random employee with whom I shared the elevator were friendly, smiling and conversational.
The room was clean but small. The beds and pillows were comfortable. The bathroom was very nice but there was a small section above my shower where the ceiling was peeling.
The location is perfect - close to the subway, College Park and the Eaton Centre.
I did attend a conference during the day in this same inn and there were a lot of issues with temperature control and the smell of the kitchen wafting into the conference room. That being said, it wasn't enough to stop me staying there again.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre Hotel Toronto
Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre Hotel
Days Hotel Toronto Downtown
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Day Inn Toronto
Address: 30 Carlton Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2E9, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown Toronto
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #59 of 141 hotels in Toronto
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre 3*
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