Days Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don ValleyDays Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don Valley

Friendly staff, clean rooms, close to the 401, but the breakfast not well-liked

Pros
  • Numerous guests thought that the staff were accommodating, friendly, and/or helpful
  • Several guests thought that their rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Free continental breakfast, free local calls, and free in-room Internet
  • Some guests liked the hotel's close proximity to either the 404 or 401 Highway
  • Free shuttle from hotel runs to Fairview Mall and Don Mills Subway Station every hour from 7:40am to 6:35pm
Cons
  • Several guests were disappointed with the quality of the breakfast and the limited selection
  • Some guests found the air conditioning units to be noisy
  • Parking costs extra
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 22, 2012
Overview
The Days Hotel and Conference Centre Toronto Don Valley Hotel (used to be the Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre) is located on the west side of Yorkland Boulevard and just to the northeast of the Highway 401 and Highway 404 intersection in Toronto, Ontario.

Facilities at the pet-friendly hotel ($35/night) include meeting rooms, a 24-hour business centre with wired Internet, parking ($5 per night), and a concierge desk. The hotel has some recreational facilities that include an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna. The hotel also has a restaurant on-site* and guests are served a complimentary continental breakfast each day.

There are 290 guest rooms at the hotel and they offer free local calls, free high speed wireless Internet access, coffee makers, air conditioning, safes, and desks. Bedding configurations are either one king bed or two queens and many rooms at the hotel include microwaves.

The hotel is near both Fairview Mall (1.2km) and the Don Mills Subway Station (1.1km). The Toronto Pearson International Airport is about 28.3km away and the two points are connected by the 401 Highway. Tourist attractions in downtown Toronto such as the CN Tower are roughly 22.0km away (distances - Google Maps).

Check in time at this hotel is at 3pm while check out time is at noon.

Verified with a Front Desk Agent: free Internet access, free local calls, and parking is $5 per night.
*restaurant is under renovations as of April 18th, 2012 and front desk wouldn't confirm when it would be re-opening however they said there was a restaurant across the street
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The Good
Guests who stayed at this hotel gave the property mixed reviews. On the plus side, the staff and the guest rooms seemed to impress several guests.

The "always accommodating" staff at the hotel received numerous compliments and were often described as "friendly" and/or "helpful." One satisfied guest called the hotel's service "world class" while another said the employees went "above & beyond the usual hotel fare."

Guests who commented on their rooms typically made favourable comments. The rooms were often called "clean" and/or "very comfortable" and some guests felt that they were spacious. Occasionally guests described the rooms as "modern" and some guests indicated that they were happy with the number of in-room amenities.

Some guests liked the location of the hotel because of the property's close proximity to major highways.
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The Bad
Guests that complained about this hotel consistently referenced a few common weak points.

Firstly, most guests who commented on the breakfast were disappointed with either the quality of the food or the poor selection. One guest called it "awful" while another more generous guest said it was "average at best." Multiple guests said that the selection was "too limited."

Guests that complained about noise at the hotel did not typically mention the nearby highways. Much more commonly guests stated that the heating/air conditioning unit was bothersome and it was called "noisy" by many patrons.

Some guests were disappointed with having to pay for parking and multiple guests mentioned that the hotel did not have a restaurant due to renovations.

Guests that commented on the location of the hotel sometimes said that the property was far from the downtown area.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com ranked the hotel 74th of 118 properties and the site had 66 reviews.

Priceline.com guest ratings averaged to 8.1 points out of 10 and the hotel ranked 3rd of 13 North York hotels.

Booking.com guest ratings averaged to 7.4 points out of 10 and the hotel had 143 reviews.

Front Desk Agent: free Internet access, free local calls, and parking is $5 per night.
Editor's Analysis by Shane L.
Analyzed by Shane L.
With ample personal travel experience and years of professional hotel work experience, Shane is prepared and determined to help travelers find what they want when booking Canadian hotels.
Guest Reviews
6.2
Fair

Rated 6.2/10 based on 382 reviews

Ranked #118 out of 141 hotels in Toronto

Map Marker Days Hotel & Conference Centre - Toronto Don Valley
185 Yorkland Boulevard, Toronto, ON