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Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York

Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York is a 3 star hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada 30 Norfinch Drive, North York , Toronto, ON, Canada
Estimated Price
$95
CAD
Photo 1 - Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York, 30 Norfinch Drive, North York , Toronto, ON, Canada Show All Photos
Budget-friendly, free breakfast, good staff, clean rooms, 1 minute from Hwy 400
Pros 
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their helpful service
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing Highway 400 and Canada's Wonderland by car
  • Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast
  • A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons 
  • A few guests thought that the neighbourhood immediately surrounding the hotel seemed unsafe
  • A couple of reviewers described their rooms as small

Other Hotels in the Area
Best Western Plus Toronto North York Hotel & Suites (0.1 km)
Comfort Inn Toronto North (0.2 km)
Super 8 Motel North Toronto (1.9 km)
Extended Stay Deluxe Toronto-Vaughan (2.0 km)
Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Vaughan (3.5 km)
Residence Inn Toronto Vaughan (3.7 km)
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Vaughan (4.0 km)
Montecassino Place Suites Hotel (4.1 km)
Toronto Plaza Airport Hotel (4.3 km)
Monte Carlo Inn Vaughan Suites (4.5 km)
Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Vaughan (4.7 km)
SpringHill Suites Toronto Vaughan (4.8 km)

This Hotel is in...
North York

This Hotel is Near...
Black Creek Pioneer Village (2.1 km)
Canada's Wonderland (9.3 km)
Downsview Park (3.7 km)
North York General Hospital (13.1 km)
Pearson Convention Centre (12.2 km)
Seneca College (14.9 km)
The International Centre (11.0 km)
Wild Water Kingdom (9.6 km)
York University Toronto (3.3 km)
Yorkdale Shopping Centre (7.0 km)

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Editor's Analysis
Updated on Dec 12, 2012
Overview
This property is situated among other hotels in an commercial/business park area of North York. This hotel caters to business guests looking for amenities such as an on-site business centre, free Wi-Fi and free local calls. This property is also well situated for travellers needing to access major highways. Highway 400 is a 1-minute drive away, while Highway 401 is about 5 minutes away by car.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV with pay-per-view movies, a work desk, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, free local calls, free newspapers (delivered to guest rooms) and individual climate control. Select rooms also include turn down service, a mini-fridge and a sofabed. Rooms are furnished with two double beds, one queen bed, or one king bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $25 per night.

A free breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends.

Other on-site amenities include a business centre (fax, copy, print, Internet and courier service), baby-sitting service, self-laundry facilities, shoe shine service, same day dry cleaning, ice machines and safe deposit boxes.

Vaughan Mills (shopping centre) and Canada's Wonderland are both about 8 minutes away by car, while Yorkdale Mall (shopping centre) is a 12-minute drive away. The Toronto Congress Centre (convention space) is about 12 minutes away by car, while the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is about a 15-minute drive away.

Downtown Toronto, which features the Air Canada Centre (sports arena and concert venue), the CN Tower and the Eaton Centre, is about 30 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on December 11, 2012: The free breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends.
The Good
Many guests described overall pleasant stays at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis. While several reviewers indicated that this hotel was a basic or "no frills" property, many guests were happy with the customer service, location and room cleanliness.

Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and well maintained. A few guests thought that their beds were comfortable.

The staff were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as friendly, welcoming and responsive to concerns and questions.

Many guests found the location convenient for accessing Highway 400 and Canada's Wonderland by car.

The free breakfast was praised by many guests for food quality and selection.

Other common positive comments included: ample free parking, effective in-room air conditioning, reliable free Wi-Fi and reasonable room rates.

The Bad
While many guests indicated that they were happy with their stay at this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis, there were a few common concerns mentioned by reviewers.

A few reviewers thought that the neighbourhood immediately surrounding the hotel seemed unsafe and "rundown". A couple of guests mentioned that there were no amenities within walking distance of the hotel.

A couple of guests described their rooms as small.

While many guests stated that their rooms were clean, a couple of reviewers noticed cleanliness inconsistencies. One reviewer complained about dust, dirty carpeting and an unpleasant musty/cigarette smoke odour in his room.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.7 out of 5, with 77% of 30 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #128 out of 139 properties in Toronto, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 57 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 7.5 out of 10, based on 18 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on December 11, 2012: The free breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews

7.1
Good

#98 out of 140
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 7.1 / 10 Details

No. of guest reviews: 114
Guest Recommended: Yes
Guest Ranking Explained

Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York is #98 out of 140 hotels in Toronto ranked by the ratings provided by guests.
Guest Recommendations and Comments
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from Montr??al, QC CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 8 out of 10 on June 16, 2013 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Negative
Bruce from Burlington, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 5 out of 10 on July 17, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"Mediocre hotel"
"Poor service. Long waits in line. Ice machine was broken, hotel being renovated."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Wayne from Corbeil, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 8 out of 10 on May 30, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Negative
Verified Guest from Cambridge, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 5 out of 10 on May 27, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"The hotel needs a make over. The staff was excellent."
"The hotel is showing it's age. Comparables in the area are superior."
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Hotel review by guest is Positive
Kathy from Guelph, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 8 out of 10 on August 16, 2009 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Theo from Zeist, NL rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 8 out of 10 on July 19, 2006 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"Hotelmanagers were very attentive."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
John from Westlake, OH US rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 8 out of 10 on July 02, 2006 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"Front desk staff directed us to TTC Rapid that we used for downtown events and plays, It made the stay very easy and we saw many things without hassel of car parking & Traffic. Thanks Again to your Staff"
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Richard from Ailsa Craig, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 8 out of 10 on February 16, 2006 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from Montreal, CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 9 out of 10 on August 30, 2005 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from Sault Ste Marie, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 7 out of 10 on July 24, 2005 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Phyllis from Thunder Bay, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 8 out of 10 on July 09, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"For the purpose of our visit, the location was very good. We were easy access to the airport and to shopping in the surrounding area. Thanks"
Hotel review by guest is Unknown
Verified Guest from Richmond Hill, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 5 out of 10 on June 17, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Margaret from Gloucester, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York 9 out of 10 on November 10, 2003 Verified Guest Hotel Review

Hotel Address: 30 Norfinch Drive, North York , Toronto, ON, Canada

Overview & Amenities


Holiday Inn Express Toronto - North York

Amenities
  • Business Center
  • High-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Computer
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Courier
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Picnic Area/Tables
  • Executive Floor
  • Luggage Storage
  • Ice Machine
  • Vending Machines
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Shoe Shine
  • Self Laundry

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