We recently visited Toronto to watch the Red Sox vs Blue Jays series at the Rogers Center. The hotel's approximity to the train station and the Rogers Center is all that is good about this Strathcona hotel.
Lukewarm reception,not at all welcoming.
We believed were getting a good deal until we entered our room..limited space, viewless and dark. The soundproofing is questionable. We would hear our neighbour's sneezing and the occasional breaking wind in the middle of the night... Bravo! Maestro,bravo!
Poor ventilation in the room made it feel very stuffy. One elevator working-we took stairs most of the time because we were waiting to long for it. The constant slamming from our neighbour's doors was a nightly nuisance. Not a good night's sleep or a good stay.
The rooms were clean, except the overall stay was very uncomfortable. I thought I was comfortable paying 130 something dollars per night. After that trip, We'll probe around next time for better value. There are hotels offering close to or better, to what we paid, offering more services and better value.
WE FELT RIPPED OFF, DO NOT LET IT HAPPEN TO YOU TOO.
- 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
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- Strathcona Hotel Toronto