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Making Waves Boatel

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My reviews generally involve a small back story. My choices in travel usually have a reason. So here we go. I'm an open wheel racing fan. My Dad raced and it's what he'd hoped I would do. Fast forward almost a gazillion years and I got the opportunity to nab some great seats at Toronto Indy, an event I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the Boatel this summer and we were wowed! From the moment we arrived, we felt like we were at home. Diane is an incredible host, so hospitable and thoughtful. This Boat was built my a man who is 6'4'' so it is really spacious and boasts generous ceiling heights. The... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have chosen Making Waves Boatel for the start of our Canadian tour. Diane and Captain Ted couldnt be more helpful and accomodating. They certainly went the extra mile by sailing us over to Hanlan Island to spend the night just so I could get an amazing sunrise shot. Diane is a wonderful hostess and fab... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in town at a conference and wanted a unique experience. We sure got that! We enjoyed the Harbourfront location and the many amenities within walking distance. Ted and Diane were very knowledgeable about the area and offered us many tips for eating and exploring. Both nights we had an excellent sleep and woke up to... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Excellent hospitality. Ted and Diane made us feel a million dollars. The home cooked food was superb, a culinary surprise every morning for breakfast. Great lounging on back of the boat in the evening and watching the world go by in tranquility. Absolutely faultless. Thoroughly recommend.

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Mirabel, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Diane speaks French which we appreciated. She and her husband Ted are excellent hosts. We appreciated the Harbourfront location which is accessible to many activities. Their suggestions and advices for their knowledge of Toronto were really interesting. My husband and I really recommand this b&b.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I made a trip to the land of Canada and decided to extend our stay to include a trip from the Niagara Falls area up to Toronto to stay. We found the Boatel and booked it. We were not disappointed! During the reservation process, one of the questions was about parking passes. Diane offered them for purchase... More 

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Aurora, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Ted and Diane were very welcoming hosts. The local knowledge they had about downtown Toronto was thorough and depending on the calendar had Blue Jay tickets! Diane outdid herself with the breakfasts. I would now count Ted and Diane as friends and definitely stay there again, especially if Diane serves eggs benedict for breakfast.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We frequently like to treat our city as a getaway and while en route to Ward's Island, we noticed this unique concept of a B and B. The owner was engaged with another person so we waited to speak with her. She clearly saw us but kept on talking. When finished we asked her about the boat/B and B. My... More 

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This person wanted a tour of the Boatel before we were open for the season, while we were in the middle of doing a major spring cleaning in preparation for our seasonal opening. These people lived in the Toronto and had no intentions of staying at the Boatel but rather wanted to see it in case they had visitors who... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This was a unique location with excellent hospitality. i recommend this place without any reservation. Very close to attractions and great restaurants. Public transportation is at your door step. Dont hesitate and bool

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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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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your stay at the most unique Bed and Breakfast in Toronto aboard a 65 foot motor yacht moored in the heart of downtown Toronto. Guests are gently rocked to sleep and wake-up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and a gourmet breakfast surrounded by a post card view of the city and Toronto harbour. Leave the car and walk everywhere, shopping, catch a baseball game with Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre, CN Tower, and restaurants galore... all within a short walk or street car access away. Close to the theatre district with many choices of live theatre and musicals to choose from. Take time to enjoy a hop-on-hop-off tour of the city or rent bike to tour the waterfront. Book the whole boat and ask us about having dinner on our skylounge. Take in one of the charters in the harbour for a romantic evening cruise before returning to your own private yacht. Come back to the boat to enjoy the spectacular view from the aft deck and experience life on the water. Warning: marine life is addictive; your first visit won’t be your last. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Making Waves Boatel

Address: 539 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G3, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown West , Harbourfront
Price Range: $149 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Making Waves Boatel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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