Editor's Top 7 Picks

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Book from ~C$141 
Comfortable midtown Toronto hotel with outdoor rooftop pool, free hot breakfast & free Wi-Fi
This hotel is well-rated and conveniently close to Sunnybrook. It offers a good quality, free hot breakfast buffet which can help you get on your way early and save you time and money. 

For those travelling by car, it's only about 5 minutes to the hospital, but guests will have to pay for parking at the hotel and at the hospital as well. For guests using public transit, the bus stops right outside the hotel and the ride to the hospital should take about 18 minutes.

There's elevator access to all floors, the rooms are air conditioned and include mini-fridges and coffeemakers. There's an on-site restaurant which adds convenience.
  • 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
  • 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$64 
Downtown Toronto hotel with well-liked location offers indoor pool, restaurant and lounge

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet
  • Rooms were clean and well equipped said guests
  • Location was convenient to dining, shopping, groceries and public transit
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good by guests on online surveys
  • Staff were pleasant and efficient according to guests
  • Parking is underground and costs $28 per night
  • Guests often complained of small rooms and bathrooms
  • Noise transferred from the hallway, neighbouring rooms and from traffic outside
  • Some had difficulties with the Wi-Fi
  • Some felt the hotel and rooms were tired and in need of updates
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Downtown Toronto hotel near Eaton Centre with spacious rooms, indoor pool and restaurant

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were comfortable, clean and surprisingly spacious
  • Location was convenient to Eaton Centre, Dundas Square, public transit, restaurants
  • Guests usually liked the staff and found them helpful
  • Many guests said they would return
  • Underground parking is $28 overnight
  • Some guests found the rooms dated
  • No mini-fridge in standard rooms a disappointment for some
  • Elevators slow and small, according to guests
  • Guests often complained of poor Wi-Fi
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Book from ~C$89 
Highly praised north Toronto hotel on 15 acres of parkland with outdoor pool and fine dining

  • 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
  • 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$93 
Budget-friendly guest house in uptown Toronto offering quaint rooms with free Wi-Fi

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were clean with good AC, mini-fridge and microwave
  • Location was quiet and handy to public transit and restaurants
  • Staff were well liked, friendly and accommodating
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
  • No elevator
  • Parking is $10 per night
  • Some found certain rooms too small and too basic
  • Some did not like the limited front desk hours (10 am to 7 pm)
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Book from ~C$119 
Highly praised Toronto-Yorkville hotel with indoor lap pool, Vodka bar and popular dining

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi
  • Many found the rooms very clean and comfortable
  • The staff made the stay for many guests with their attentive and friendly, yet professional service
  • Location was ideal to the ROM, the subway, great shopping and good restaurants
  • Guests enjoyed dining on site
  • Guests often enjoyed the facilities on site
  • Valet parking is $39 per night
  • Some guests thought that the pool was small
  • A few thought the rooms were a little dated
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Book from ~C$335 
Luxury boutique Toronto-Yorkville hotel with indoor pool, day spa, High Tea & fine dining

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, newspapers
  • Guests often praised the rooms for their beauty and comfort
  • Staff were attentive and welcoming said guests
  • Location was perfect, on a quiet street, but near to Bloor's restaurants, shops and subway stop
  • Many enjoyed meals on site
  • The pool and other facilities were well liked
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by guests online
  • Valet parking is $30 per day or $45 for overnight
  • A few guests complained that there was no lobby seating

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Book from ~C$97 
Comfortable hotel in North York offers suites with kitchenettes, free Wi-Fi & free parking
This hotel is located in a residential area 9 minutes from the hospital by car or taxi, or 22 minutes by bike. The bus trip is 34 minutes including a 14-minute walk.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Some reviewers found the location convenient for accessing restaurants and public transit
  • A few guests said the staff were friendly and helpful
  • A few guests said the beds were comfortable
  • Some guests complained about customer service issues
  • Dated carpets and rooms according to a couple of reviewers
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Book from ~C$469 
Convenient and comfortable Toronto uptown hotel near subway, shopping and restaurants
In Yorkville, a neighbourhood in Toronto, this hotel is 14 minutes from the hospital by car or taxi, or 28 minutes by bike. It takes 32 minutes to reach the hospital using public transit.
  • 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
  • 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$99 
Older and budget-friendly downtown Toronto hotel near subway with restaurant & free Wi-Fi
In the Upper Jarvis neighbourhood, this hotel is a 12-minute drive or taxi ride from the hospital. Guests can bike to the hospital in about 30 minutes. It takes 42 minutes to reach the hospital using public transit, including a 3-minute walk to the bus stop.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the subway and Toronto's downtown
  • The hotel's value was praised by numerous reviewers who found the rates to be affordable and reasonable
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and functional rooms
  • Parking is $15 per night
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few guests
  • Some guests complained of small rooms
  • A few guests felt the breakfast was too minimal
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Book from ~C$379 
Luxury Toronto-Yorkville hotel with private balconies, indoor pool, day spa and fine dining
This hotel is in Yorkville, a 14-minute drive or taxi ride, or a 30-minute bike ride, from the hospital. The public transit route to the hospital takes 14 minutes and involves an 8-minute walk.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were designer modern, spacious with comfortable beds and high-end amenities
  • Staff exceptional according to many guests
  • Guests enjoyed the pool and fitness facilities on site
  • Many found the dining and breakfast delicious
  • Location perfect for walking in Yorkville to shops, restaurants, galleries
  • Mandatory property facility fee $12 daily includes local calls, in-room coffee, tea and cold drinks, house car service, business centre, pool and fitness centre, newspapers
  • Valet parking costs $40 overnight
  • Some guests complained about the desk staff trying to upsell them at check-in time
  • Some felt breakfast was overpriced
  • Poor views from some rooms a disappointment at times
  • Wi-Fi speed slow according to a few guests

Tips For Staying Near Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

This hospital is in a neighbourhood surrounded by plenty of green spaces, right between Sunnydene and Sunnybrook Parks and the Glendon Campus of York University. 
Getting Around
The Toronto Transit Commission services the hospital area as well as many neighbourhoods around the city. There is a bus stop right outside the hospital. 

Downtown Toronto is a 20-minute drive or taxi ride from the hospital. It is also possible to reach downtown in 40 minutes by public transit.

There is a shuttle service that connects the three sites of the hospital: the Sunnybrook Campus, the Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre, and Women's College Hospital. The shuttle also travels expressly to the TTC Lawrence Subway Station (at Yonge and Lawrence) to facilitate use of public transit for patients and visitors to the hospital.

The three major taxi companies in Toronto are: Co-op Cabs, Beck Taxi and Crown Taxi. However, these companies do not offer discounts to hospital visitors.

Toronto is a bike-friendly city, and one can take advantage of numerous bike lanes on city roads as well as bike paths through parks. Even on roads without bike lanes, people often bike on the roads in Toronto, which means that drivers are used to driving responsibly and safely with bikers.

Online is a map for the Bayview Campus of the hospital to help visitors navigate. 
The Bayview Campus offers a variety of on-site dining options, including kosher, vegetarian and gluten-free options at certain locations. 

The On The Go Bistro (food court) is located on the 1st floor of the M-wing, and features the following food services: Second Cup, Swiss Chalet, Extreme Pita, Extreme Pizza, PurBlendz (pure fruit smoothies) and On The Go. These are all open from 11 am to 7 pm every day except for Second Cup, which is open 23 hours daily. It is closed is between 3 am and 4 am. 

On the 1st floor of the E-wing is Harlequin's Food Court, open Monday to Friday from 11 am to 2 pm, featuring the following eateries: Pizza Pizza, Teriyaki Experience, Wheat Street Deli, Fresh Grille and Culinary Table. 

Finally, scattered around the hospital are numerous Tim Hortons locations, as well as one Druxy's and one Starbucks. 
Parking rates for the Bayview Main Campus are $4.75 per half hour, with a daily maximum rate of $26. The valet parking service charge is an additional $3. 
Other Tips
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is the largest trauma centre in Canada and is a national leader in image-guided therapies. It is also the nation's largest maternity hospital, featuring the new Women & Babies Program. This hospital also has general hospital services and emergency care services. 

Visiting hours are 8 am to 10 pm every day. Free Wi-Fi is available. 

The hospital provides an online guide to planning your stay, and a guide to visiting patients. There are a few on-site amenities of note, including bank machines, gift shops and more.