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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This appears to be an older hotel, with a more European-sized room. The bed and pillows were good. The thermostat didn't always kick on the air when we wanted. The shower and toilet water pressure were weak, with a nearly malfunctioning valve to transfer water from faucet to shower head. The valet service was very poor; I waited an hour... More 

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The room we had was tiny, the noise from outside the room was nearly unbearable if we weren't so exhausted from our sightseeing during TIFF. We could hear every drop of water move through the pipes, whether from a toilet, sink, shower, etc. Ice machine on the a specific floor, cant remember which. So every night had to make a... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is a block from Union Station and two blocks from Air Canada Center. The Strathcona is a clean modern hotel set in the style of a typical European hotel. The rooms are smaller but very smartly furnished. The room was very clean, service was excellent from all staff that we encountered. Only two minor complaints was the speed... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed for 2 nights for the World Cup of Hockey. We chose it for the location and was the best price we could find. We had a 2 queen executive which was small but not as small as other rooms in the hotel. It was fine as we weren't in our room for long. If you... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Strathcona Hotel was exactly what I needed for a 3-day business trip in Toronto. You'll find many complaints in previous reviews that the rooms were small- and that's definitely true. But you can't beat the location/price, and other hotels in the area are much more expensive. The hotel is in the heart of the financial district, and a 10... More 

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West Newton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed at the Strathcona Hotel this past Saturday. It is located close to the Air Canada Center. Very modern facility, clean and friendly staff. Parking is $39/day. There is no free wifi, no coffee or refrigerator in the rooms. The room was SO TINY! We had three adults and one child in our 4'x6' room. There were two full size... More 

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North Sydney, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On vacation with family. Location was great for Ball Game and Eaton Centre (on our list) - walking distance - and minutes away from train to CNE. Room was very small (but clean) and had no drawers. Small closet to hang a couple of items. We were only there for 2 nights, any longer and this room would not be... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I researched many hotels prior to our trip to Toronto...and since this one was the closest to the area we needed to be, I booked it. Not used to the Toronto hotel prices, so was a bit taken by the price, but it was very reasonable compared to others nearby. We arrived in Toronto very early. I had pre-requested an... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lobby of the hotel is great as is the front desk staff. All the staff members were friendly and very helpful. The rooms were very, very small though and you could not comfortably walk around in them. This hotel would be good for a one night stay, but nothing more.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had breakfast twice at Strathcona (not guests/ not staying) during our stay in Toronto & surrounding area. We just walked in off the street. Both times the food both hot & cold has been fantastic. For 14.99CAD you can eat as much as you want. I love Canadian bacon that i am happy just to eat that and... More 

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Strathcona Hotel

Address: 60 York St. | At Wellington St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 1S8, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown West
Price Range: $102 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Strathcona Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 194
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