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Book from ~$162 CAD
Highly praised north Toronto hotel on 15 acres of parkland with outdoor pool and fine dining
Pros
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive and helpful service
  • Several guests described their rooms as spacious and modern
  • Several reviewers found the hotel well located for accessing Highway 401 and the Don Valley Parkway
  • The food at the on-site restaurants was praised by several guests
  • Several guests enjoyed the outdoor pool area
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • The decor is slightly dated according to some
  • Self-parking is $12 per night and valet parking is $18 per night
  • Wi-Fi costs $9.95 per 24 hours
  • Some guests complained about the extra fees
  • Some guests complained about the extra fees for Wi-Fi and parking
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Book from ~$127 CAD
Toronto-Scarborough hotel near Hwy 401 with indoor pool, waterslide, restaurant and lounge
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Courteous staff who go the extra mile, according to guests
  • Guests liked this hotel's proximity to the 401
  • Clean, comfortable rooms, according to guests
  • Some guests enjoyed meals on site
  • Families enjoyed being near the Toronto zoo
  • Guests with children enjoyed the waterslide and pool at the hotel
Cons
  • Some guests had issues with noisy guests in the hallways and in adjacent rooms
  • Parking is $18 per night
  • Some guests felt the restaurant prices were expensive
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Book from ~$124 CAD
Popular Toronto-Scarborough hotel by Hwy 401 with jacuzzi suite & free: breakfast & parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot buffet breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Clean rooms with comfortable beds said guests
  • Location was handy to Hwy 401, Toronto Zoo, U of T Scarborough campus, downtown Toronto, and Scarborough Town Centre
  • Staff were friendly and helpful according to reviewers
  • Many guests enjoyed the free hot breakfast
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to guests
Cons
  • Some found their AC units/heaters noisy
  • Some guests thought the hotel was due for a refresh
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Comfortable Toronto-Scarborough hotel with free hot breakfast and private hot tub rooms 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, car parking, local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and spacious with comfy beds
  • Many reviewers praised the selection of hot items at the free breakfast
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their helpful service
Cons
  • No elevator
  • A couple of guests complained that the dining area for the free breakfast was too small
  • Bus and truck parking is $15 per night
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Book from ~$115 CAD
Toronto-Scarborough hotel near 401 with well-equipped rooms, indoor pool & free breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were usually found to be clean and well equipped with comfortable beds
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to online surveys
  • Several guests enjoyed the free hot breakfast
  • Location was convenient to Hwy 401, restaurants, shopping and the zoo
  • Guests found staff pleasant and helpful
Cons
  • Very occasionally guests complained of noise from hallways
  • Some complained of dated decor, although the hotel is currently renovating
  • Some found the breakfast lacklustre
  • Some recent guests said their rooms were dirty

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Book from ~$88 CAD
Older Toronto-Scarborough budget hotel near the 401 with indoor pool and many complaints
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free hot buffet breakfast, free parking
  • Good customer service, according to guests
  • Attractive price point, according to guests
Cons
  • Some guests complained of odours in their rooms
  • A few guests commented on aging decor
  • Some guests had trouble regulating the temperature in their rooms
  • A few guests complained of being given rooms and beds not cleaned from previous guests
Getting Around
This hotel is a 7-minute drive or taxi ride from the mall. 

Bus Route 134 is an approximate 11-minute ride from this hotel to the mall and the nearest stop is a 1-minute walk away.
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Book from ~$91 CAD
Downtown Scarborough campus with indoor pool, free breakfast and well-equipped rooms
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi in lobby (not rooms), wired Internet, breakfast
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's economical and inexpensive rates
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to restaurants and the Toronto Zoo
  • Several travellers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
Cons
  • Parking is $5 per day
  • Some guests complained about the lack of Wi-Fi (only wired is available in the rooms)
Getting Around
This hotel is an 8-minute drive or taxi ride from the mall. 

The closest bus stop is a 2-minute walk from the hotel and Route 134 will take you to the mall within approximately 13 minutes.
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Book from ~$81 CAD
Cheap & pet-friendly Toronto East hotel near Hwy 401 with indoor pool but many complaints
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Courteous, helpful staff, according to guests
  • Affordable price point, according to guests
  • Guests liked this hotel's proximity to the 401
Cons
  • Dirty rooms and common areas, according to guests
  • Aging decor in need of updates, according to guests
  • Some guests were bothered by moldy smells in their rooms
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Book from ~$90 CAD
Friendly east Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurant & lounge and some renovated rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local shuttle service (on demand), free bottled water
  • Many guests appreciated being near major highways such as the 401
  • Some guests thought that their rooms were large or spacious
  • Guests appreciated the renovated rooms in Floors 1-4
  • The staff were well liked at this hotel for being kind and accommodating
Cons
  • Some guests said the hotel was dated
  • A few guests complained about intermittent Wi-Fi
  • Parking is $8 plus tax per night
Getting Around
From the mall, this hotel can be reached within 7 minutes by car or taxi. 

The 190 Route will take you to the mall from this hotel within 22 minutes, however, the closest bus stop is a 9-minute walk away.
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Book from ~$67 CAD
Budget hotel in Toronto-Scarborough with indoor pool and free breakfast but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Several guests found the rooms comfortable
  • Many guests liked that their rooms had fridges and/or microwaves
  • Guests seemed to like the location for being near to public transit and in a quiet area
  • Guests found the indoor pool, hot tub and free parking to be value added features of this hotel
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Many guests said the hotel was dated or in need of upgrades
  • Guest opinion was mixed regarding staff
  • Guests were mixed about value for price
  • Service and attention to detail was lacking according to a few guests
  • Guests provided mixed reviews over the cleanliness of this hotel
  • Guests gave mixed reviews concerning the free breakfast
Getting Around
This hotel is an 11-minute drive or taxi ride from the mall. 

By bus, the trip requires switching from Route 102 to Route 134. The total trip time with transfers will take around 38 minutes and the closest bus stop is a 1-minute walk from the hotel.
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Book from ~$120 CAD
Toronto-Don Valley budget hotel near Hwy 401 with indoor pool but many complaints
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local calls
  • Numerous guests thought that the staff were accommodating, friendly, and/or helpful
  • Some guests liked the hotel's close proximity to either the 404 or 401 Highway
  • Good value according to some guests
  • Some guests found comfortable beds
  • Rooms basically clean according to some
Cons
  • Parking costs $5 for overnight
  • Guests said the hotel was in dire need of updating
  • Many guests complained of rooms that were too cold
  • Guests said many facilities out of order including elevators, and hot tub
  • Public areas were shabby according to guests
  • Cleaning issues were reported by some guests
Getting Around
This hotel is 8 minutes from the mall by car or taxi. The bus ride to the mall from this hotel requires switching from route 24 to route 95. 

The total travel time including transfers is approximately 30 minutes and the nearest bus stop is 1 minute from the hotel on foot.

Tips For Staying Near Scarborough Town Centre

Location
Scarborough Town Centre is a shopping mall located in Scarborough, Ontario and is situated directly off of the 401 Highway. 

The area surrounding the mall consists of Highway 401 to the north, corporate high-rise buildings to the east, parks and residential condos to the south and factory buildings and business head offices to the west.
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Parking
Parking is free at the Scarborough Town Centre. There are over 45 accessible parking spaces.
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Getting Around: Driving
The driving time to reach any of the hotels listed below ranges from 5 to 14 minutes.
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Getting Around
The approximate taxi fare to reach any of the hotels listed below ranges from $13 to $23, however, rates may vary. There are several taxi companies that service the mall, including Crown Taxi.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
All of the hotels listed below can reach the Scarborough Town Centre by bus, although some routes may require transferring between two bus lines. Detailed public transit route information is listed under each hotel below. 

The Scarborough Town Centre is serviced by the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission).
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Dining
There are seven sit-down restaurant options at Scarborough Town Centre, including Boston Pizza and Milestone's. There is also a food court and several fast-food take-out kiosks throughout the mall, including popular options such as McDonald's, Tim Hortons and Subway.
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