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Hospitable downtown Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurants and cozy jacuzzi suites

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free welcome cookies
  • Many guests enjoyed clean rooms and comfortable beds
  • Staff were professional and very friendly
  • Guests enjoyed dining at both restaurants on site
  • Location was very convenient to public transit, Greyhound bus, restaurant, shopping and entertainment
  • Wi-Fi rated very good by guests
Cons
  • Underground self-parking is $35 per day
  • Some complained of limited and tight parking
  • Some guests found their rooms small
  • A few said the restaurant and breakfast was pricey
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 22, 2016
Overview
Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, just 3 minutes' walk from City Hall, this hotel offers shopping, dining and entertainment venues all within an easy walk.

The hotel is smoke free and pet free. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen HDTV with cable and pay-per-view movies, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk with ergonomic chair, a safe, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and climate control. Rooms are furnished with 2 double beds, 1 queen or 1 king bed.   Room extras include a sofabed, a kitchenette (stove top, full-size fridge, microwave, sink), a mini-kitchen (mini-fridge, microwave, sink), dining table, 1 or 2 separate bedrooms, a second TV, a second bathroom, a living room, bathrobes, slippers, multi-jet shower and a double jacuzzi. Accessible rooms are also available.

Underground self-parking is available for $35 per night. Local area transportation and electric service are also available.

Hemisphere's Restaurant & Bistro serves breakfast daily, and lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday. Lai Wah Heen serves Hong Kong cuisine for lunch and dinner daily. Room service is available for breakfast and dinner each day.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a sauna, a 24-hour fitness centre, a 24-hour business centre, concierge and tour desk, a guest laundry, dry cleaning, an ATM, elevators, safety deposit boxes, free newspapers and meeting rooms.

Public transit is close by with the street car stop on Dundas Street a minute away on foot, and St. Patrick Subway Station a 3-minute walk away. The Greyhound Bus/Toronto Coach Terminal is 4-minute walk from the hotel. Toronto Eaton Centre offers mall shopping a 4-minute walk away. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is a 6-minute walk and Toronto General Hospital is 7 minutes on foot. Ripley's Aquarium, CN Tower and Rogers Centre are 24 minutes on foot or a 7-minute drive away. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is 22 minutes by car, without traffic. (All travel times: Google Maps)

Confirmed with the front desk on March 22, 2016: all rooms have a safe, pay-per-view movies, an HDTV, jacuzzis fit 2 persons and 1- and 2-bedroom suites have fully separated bedrooms with doors
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The Good
Guests typically really liked this hotel. It was well located, the staff were really friendly and the rooms were nicely updated and comfortable.

Guests loved the location finding it an easy walk to public transit, the Greyhound terminal, Nathan Phillips Square, restaurants, shopping and many downtown entertainment venues and attractions.

Guests typically found the rooms clean and well cared for. They had recently been updated and had comfortable beds with high quality linens. Rooms on the higher floors had beautiful city views, some with the CN Tower in the background.

Guests liked the staff. They liked being greeted with a warm cookie and often made comments about how efficient, professional, attentive and very friendly the staff were.

Several guests mentioned how good the food on site was from breakfast, to dinners at Hemisphere and also the upscale Chinese/Hong Kong dining available. Even those who found breakfast or the bistro pricey said it was good.

Some enjoyed a small but nice pool with clean change rooms and great sauna.
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The Bad
There were a few common areas of complaint from guests.

Parking was found to be expensive, limited at times and some said the underground lot was really tight. Some guests said they found cheaper parking across the street and also down the street in a city parking lot.

A few guests thought the dining on site was expensive at breakfast for the buffet and also at Hemisphere Bistro.

Occasionally guests found long line ups at the front desk at check in time.

Several guests complained of small rooms and uncomfortable sofabeds.

Some missed having a hot tub on site.
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Show Sources
Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 2,853 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 from 2,630 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #31 of 138 Toronto hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 1050 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 8.1/10 based on 6655 reviews

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Map Marker DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown
108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON