We looked for clean and well-kept hotels and the best value for the dollar bearing in mind the type of facilities offered. Guests should be aware that not all the hotels below are smoke-free, have an elevator or restaurant on site, so read carefully before choosing.

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Editor's Top 8 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$95 
Popular Toronto-Scarborough hotel by Hwy 401 with hot tub suite & free: breakfast & parking
The Holiday Inn Express Toronto East offers good value near the Scarborough Hospital. It is well-liked with a high recommendation rate. It comes with a well-pleasing free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi and parking are also included in the room rate. 

This is a clean and well-maintained hotel which is only an 8-minute drive to the hospital. Guests needing to take transit will find the bus stop conveniently located a couple minutes' walk from the hotel and the bus ride about 20-minutes in duration to the hospital. 

Although there is no on-site restaurant guests will find the Keg Steakhouse about a minute's walk from this hotel. The Scarborough Town Centre mall is about a 7-minute drive for more eating and some shopping options.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot buffet breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Clean rooms with comfortable beds said guests
  • Location was handy to Hwy 401, Toronto Zoo, U of T Scarborough campus, downtown Toronto, and Scarborough Town Centre
  • Staff were friendly and helpful according to reviewers
  • Many guests enjoyed the free hot breakfast
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to guests
Cons
  • Some found their AC units/heaters noisy
  • Some guests thought the hotel was due for a refresh
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Book from ~C$88 
Toronto-Scarborough hotel near 401 with well-equipped rooms, indoor pool & free breakfast
The Best Western is a suitable hotel as well. Guests were a little less enthusiastic about the free breakfast here, with comments such as "fairly basic". It has a fairly good recommendation rate and reviewers liked the staff for the most part, called the rooms clean and quiet and seemed to appreciate the location for its proximity to Hwy 401, a 4 minutes' drive. The hospital is 8 minutes away, the Scarborough Town Centre mall is 6 minutes away and the Keg is a 4-minute walk away. There were a few complaints about unreliable Wi-Fi, although it is free as well as parking. It has an exercise room as well as indoor pool.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were usually found to be clean and well equipped with comfortable beds
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to online surveys
  • Several guests enjoyed the free hot breakfast
  • Location was convenient to Hwy 401, restaurants, shopping and the zoo
  • Guests found staff pleasant and helpful
Cons
  • Very occasionally guests complained of noise from hallways
  • Some complained of dated decor, although the hotel is currently renovating
  • Some found the breakfast lacklustre
  • Some recent guests said their rooms were dirty
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Book from ~C$95 
Toronto-Scarborough hotel near Hwy 401 with indoor pool, waterslide, restaurant and lounge

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Courteous staff who go the extra mile, according to guests
  • Guests liked this hotel's proximity to the 401
  • Clean, comfortable rooms, according to guests
  • Some guests enjoyed meals on site
  • Families enjoyed being near the Toronto zoo
  • Guests with children enjoyed the waterslide and pool at the hotel
Cons
  • Some guests had issues with noisy guests in the hallways and in adjacent rooms
  • Parking is $18 per night
  • Some guests felt the restaurant prices were expensive
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Book from ~C$114 
Highly praised north Toronto hotel on 15 acres of parkland with outdoor pool and fine dining

Pros
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive and helpful service
  • Several guests described their rooms as spacious and modern
  • Several reviewers found the hotel well located for accessing Highway 401 and the Don Valley Parkway
  • The food at the on-site restaurants was praised by several guests
  • Several guests enjoyed the outdoor pool area
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • The decor is slightly dated according to some
  • Self-parking is $12 per night and valet parking is $18 per night
  • Wi-Fi costs $9.95 per 24 hours
  • Some guests complained about the extra fees
  • Some guests complained about the extra fees for Wi-Fi and parking
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Book from ~C$100 
Comfortable midtown Toronto hotel with outdoor rooftop pool, free hot breakfast & free Wi-Fi

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's breakfast was praised for its variety and quality
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms
  • Guests thought the hotel was conveniently located near shopping, dining and public transit
Cons
  • Parking is valet-only, with limited spots, and costs $16 per day
  • A few guests complained of noise transfer
  • A few reviewers felt the hotel was overpriced
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Book from ~C$96 
B&B in Cabbagetown with en suite bathrooms, pleasant hosts and reasonable prices

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests thought that the ambience was charming
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests found the location convenient for accessing public transit
  • A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • Several guests described the house in general as cluttered
  • A couple of reviewers were disturbed by noise from inside the house
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Book from ~C$134 
Convenient and comfortable Toronto uptown hotel near subway, shopping and restaurants

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi in lobby, newspapers
  • Many guests loved the location with handy indoor access to restaurants, shopping and the subway
  • Guests found the rooms clean, spacious and comfortable
  • Guests enjoyed breakfast and dining on site
  • Staff were well liked, courteous and very helpful
Cons
  • Wi-Fi costs $13.60 + tax per 24 hours
  • Valet parking is $40 per night
  • Wi-Fi received low scores in online guest surveys
  • Some considered the rooms a little dated
  • Some guests reported high prices at the restaurant on site
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Book from ~C$102 
Well-liked Markham hotel with kitchenette suites, indoor pool and free hot breakfast

Pros
  • Free parking, free Wi-Fi, and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their units as clean and spacious
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their accommodating and friendly service
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers found the in-suite kitchens to be well equipped with appliances
  • Many reviewers liked the free breakfast, with a very good selection of hot and cold items
  • 10-minute walk to wide selection of eateries
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained that the guest bathrooms were small

2 Other Hotels Close to Scarborough Hospital

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Book from ~C$63 
Clean Toronto hotel near Scarborough Bluffs with jacuzzi suites, free Wi-Fi & free breakfast
Location
This hotel is on Kingston Road, in a residential area close to the shore of Lake Ontario. It takes 11 minutes to drive to the hotel by car or taxi, or 24 minutes to bike to the hospital. In 31 minutes, one can bus to the hospital, which involves a 3-minute walk to the nearest bus stop.

In a 24-minute car or taxi ride, or a 56-minute bus ride (with a 7-minute walk from the subway stop to the heart of downtown), one can reach downtown Toronto from this hotel. 
Parking
Parking is complimentary for guests of the hotel!
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to public transit and the Scarborough Bluffs
  • The hotel's staff were found to be friendly and helpful
Cons
  • Some guests reported musty odours and worn rooms
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few lodgers
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Book from ~C$95 
Friendly east Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurant & lounge and some renovated rooms
Location
This hotel is located in a commercial area just off Highway 401. It is an 11-minute drive by car or taxi from the hospital, or a 33-minute bike ride from the hospital. In 44 minutes, one can reach the hospital by bus, including a 4-minute walk to the bus stop.

In 17 minutes, one can drive a car or take a taxi to downtown Toronto from this hotel. It takes 55 minutes to bus to downtown Toronto: the route involves a 9-minute walk to the bus stop and a 4-minute walk from the subway stop to the heart of downtown.
Parking
Parking is $8 per night for hotel guests.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local shuttle service (on demand), free bottled water
  • Many guests appreciated being near major highways such as the 401
  • Some guests thought that their rooms were large or spacious
  • Guests appreciated the renovated rooms in Floors 1-4
  • The staff were well liked at this hotel for being kind and accommodating
Cons
  • Some guests said the hotel was dated
  • A few guests complained about intermittent Wi-Fi
  • Parking is $8 plus tax per night

Tips For Staying Near Scarborough Hospital

Location
This hospital is located in a residential area in Scarborough, adjacent to Bendale Park, which has a long bike path that traverses the city. It's a 6-minute drive from this hospital to the Ontario 401 Express. 
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Getting Around
The Toronto Transit Commission services the hospital area and many other neighbourhoods in the city of Toronto and Scarborough. The standard adult fare is $3 for a one-way ride. The closest bus stop is a 1-minute walk from the hospital doors. 

Scarborough is a bike-friendly city, and one can take advantage of numerous bike lanes on city roads as well as bike paths through parks, notably Bendale Park right next to the hospital. Even on roads without bike lanes, there are often many people out on bikes, enhancing visibility and safety.

Two major taxi companies in Scarborough are Beck Taxi and Crown Taxi. However, neither company offers discounts to visitors to the Scarborough Hospital.

The hospital shuttle runs every day of the year on the same timetable, between the Scarborough Hospital and the Brindlington Hospital. 
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Parking
At the General Campus, the Visitor's Parking Garage is located on the west side of the hospital. The entrance to the lot is off of Lawrence Avenue East. At Birchmount Campus, the Visitor's Parking Lot is on the north side of the hospital. 

At both lots, the parking rates are $4 for a half hour or less, or $8 per hour or less. A day pass is $16 or $20 if you need in-and-out privileges, and can be purchased at the cashier booth, whereas multi-day passes must be purchased from the parking office located inside the parking garage of the General Campus, or at the Birchmount Campus inside the entrance to the Emergency Department.

Please note that payment for parking is by cash or cheque only.
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Dining
There are no on-site dining options for visitors. However, McCowan Fish & Chips is just a 2-minute drive or 6-minute walk from the hospital and is open from 11 am to 7:30 pm every day, with Friday's hours extending to  8:30 pm. 

Bendale Restaurant is a 3-minute drive or 10-minute walk from the hospital. It is open from 7 am to 10 pm Monday to Friday, and 7 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Coffee Time Donuts & Cafe is a 1-minute walk from the hospital and it is open from 6 am to 8:30 pm every day.
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Other Tips
The Scarborough Hospital is a community hospital that offers diverse services including: cardio-respiratory and critical care, complex continuing care and specialized geriatrics, emergency care, family medicine and community services, general and sub-speciality surgery, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, maternal newborn and child care, mental health and more. 

Visiting hours are from 11 am to 8:30 pm daily, with exceptions for compassionate reasons and certain special care wards. Only two visitors per patient are permitted at a time. 
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