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Fully furnished apartments in downtown Toronto with kitchen, washer & dryer and indoor pool

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many lodgers were pleased with their well-equipped and spacious units
  • The hotel's rates were found to be reasonable by several reviewers
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's central locale and proximity to shopping, restaurants and public transit
Cons
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few travellers
  • Daily housekeeping is surcharged
  • Some guests were disappointed with an inflexible 4 pm check-in time
  • Self-parking is $28 per day
  • Guests complained about uncomfortable sofas
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 25, 2014
Overview
Located about a 2-minute drive from Toronto's city centre and a 5-minute walk from College St. Metro Station, the Canada Suites on Bay are suitable for business or vacation travellers looking for short- or long-term condo-style accommodations with extended kitchen amenities and easy access to public transit in the downtown area.

Each suite is air-conditioned and offers one or two bedrooms with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, iPod dock, a balcony, a full kitchen, a washer and dryer, a desk, a fireplace and a dining area. Daily housekeeping is not included in the price but is available for an additional charge (please contact the hotel for details).

On-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, fitness facilities, a games room, laundry services and a gift shop. Self-parking is an additional $28 per day. Canada Suites on Bay is wheelchair accessible and a maximum of one pet per unit is permitted, but charges apply (please contact the hotel for current pet fees).

The Hospital for Sick Children is about a 3-minute walk away, while University of Toronto - St. George Campus can be found 3 minutes away by car. The Toronto Eaton Centre is roughly a 6-minute walk from the hotel. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 25-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the aparthotel's location, rooms and rates.

The location was praised by numerous reviewers. They described it as central and close to public transit, shopping, restaurants, the Toronto Eaton Centre, museums, Princess Margaret Hospital, Sick Kids Hospital and the Art Gallery of Ontario. It was mentioned by a few guests, however, that finding the right building was difficult due to a lack of signage.

Many lodgers enjoyed their accommodations. They found their rooms to be clean, spacious and well equipped, with fast Wi-Fi and great city views. 

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as cost effective, reasonable and incredible and also cited the in-suite kitchens as contributing to the hotel's overall value by cutting down on dining out costs.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the check-in times and noise transfer.

Some lodgers were disappointed with the 4 pm check-in time. They found it to be rather late in the day and also reported the staff being inflexible when asked if guests could check-in earlier. 

A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported street noise, construction noise around the building and noise transfer from guests in the hallways.

A few travellers complained of uncomfortable sofabeds.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.4 out of 10 from 120 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #8 of 60 specialty lodging in Toronto with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 19 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 75% recommendation rate from 8 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Rated 7.9/10 based on 232 reviews

Ranked #56 out of 138 hotels in Toronto

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736 Bay Street, Toronto, ON