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At Humber College, good rates, rooms with kitchens (no utensils), wired Internet only

Pros
  • Free wired Internet, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's affordable rates
  • Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to public transit and highway access
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and spacious by several reviewers
Cons
  • A few guests complained of no in-room Wi-Fi (wired only) and no cooking utensils
Freebies
Free Parking
Free Internet
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 21, 2014
Overview
Located at Humber College's Lakeshore Campus along Lakeshore Blvd., Humber College - Lakeshore is suitable for travellers who require summer accommodations (early May through mid August) with easy highway access, extended kitchen amenities and free wired Internet.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's two-bedroom units comes equipped with free wired Internet, a kitchenette (fridge, sink and microwave), a dining area, a closet and a desk. The hotel is wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include guest laundry, vending machines and parking. There are communal kitchens available for guest use. A cafeteria and bookstore are available in the building, and there is a coffee shop on campus, within a 10-minute walk. The bookstore sells tokens for public transit (TTC) access.

Pets are not permitted at this facility.

Streetcar access is available in front of the building. Downtown Toronto is about a 17-minute drive from the hotel, while Sherway Gardens offers shopping 8 minutes away by car. Colonel Sam Smith Park can be found a 3-minute drive away and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 15-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free wired Internet, free parking, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 13, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, location and rooms.

Numerous reviewers were pleased with the hotel's rates, finding them affordable, cheap and reasonable. One patron remarked, "For being a dorm room, you get your money's worth".

The hotel's location was convenient for many lodgers. They described it as safe and close to public transit, parks, restaurants, highway access, a grocery store and downtown Toronto. A few guests did find the hotel to be far from downtown via public transit, however.

Several guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described them as clean, quiet, spacious and bright, with comfortable beds. There were a few complaints about the hotel's lodgings, however (see below).
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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 rooms and staff.

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported no in-room cooking utensils, no in-room Wi-Fi (wired Internet only), no TVs and sparse furnishings.

While many guests found the staff to be friendly, a few lodgers were disappointed with the level of customer service they received. They found the staff to be inexperienced, slow and uninformed about local information.
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Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.5 out of 10 from 44 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 13, 2014 to verify some information.
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.
Map Marker Humber College - Lakeshore
3199 Lakeshore Boulevard, Toronto, ON