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B&B in Cabbagetown with en suite bathrooms, pleasant hosts and reasonable prices
This old-style mansion is located about a 12-minute drive away from the hospital and offers an excellent free, full hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It's close to downtown (6 minutes by car) and the light rail stop (3 minutes on foot). Guests have enjoyed the hosts, the breakfasts, the garden setting, the clean rooms and comfortable beds. There's a Loblaws and convenience stores close by. Guests should note that there is a cat and dog on the premises. 
  • 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
  • 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$93 
Budget-friendly guest house in uptown Toronto offering quaint rooms with free Wi-Fi
Guests liked this clean accommodation on a quiet street for value and for its location close to downtown but guests coming out of the hospital should note that there is no elevator on site. Rooms all come with microwaves and mini-fridges as well as tea kettles and coffeemakers. Breakfast is not provided and parking is extra here, but only $10 per day. Wi-Fi is free. There is limited front desk hours, but the staff seem to be very efficient and accommodating and accessible by phone if needed. The rooms can be a little snug, but guests who've stayed recently seem to say they will be returning. This guest house is about 15 minutes by car to the hospital.
  • 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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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$469 
Convenient and comfortable Toronto uptown hotel near subway, shopping and restaurants

  • 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$85 
Well-liked downtown Toronto hotel near subway and restaurants, with clean rooms & free Wi-Fi 

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to shopping and public transit
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their friendly and helpful service
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Guests appreciated this hotel for the good value it offered
  • Parking is $21 per day
  • A few guests reported dated decor
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few travellers
  • A couple of guests said the bathrooms were quite small
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Highly praised downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with indoor pool, rooftop hot tubs and spa

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast buffet, local calls, local shuttle service
  • Guests found the rooms clean with hardwood floors and well equipped with mini-kitchens
  • Many guests enjoyed the roof top hot tubs and the indoor pool
  • Location was handy to downtown attractions, restaurants and shopping
  • Some loved the dining on site at Citrus
  • Many guests enjoyed the free hot and cold breakfast buffet
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good by guests overall
  • The staff were kind and gave great service according to guests
  • Good value at this hotel according to guests
  • Self-parking is $19 + tax and valet parking is $28 + tax per day
  • Some found the rooms a little dark and poorly lit
  • Some guests found their rooms or bathrooms small
  • The immediate area had homeless people, but guests said they were not hassled
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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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Book from ~C$397 
Luxury hotel in Toronto's Yorkville district with elegant rooms, day spa and fine dining

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, shoe shine, newspapers
  • Rooms were beautifully designed and well appointed
  • Location excellent for shopping, dining and near public transit
  • Staff gave excellent service
  • Dining on site was highly praised by guests
  • Many guests enjoyed spa services on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
  • Valet-only parking is $50 for overnight including tax
  • Some felt spa, parking or room rates were expensive
  • Some complained of hearing loud music

4 Other Hotels Close to Toronto East General Hospital

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Book from ~C$99 
Older and budget-friendly downtown Toronto hotel near subway with restaurant & free Wi-Fi
Located in Upper Jarvis, this hotel is right next to a greenbelt and is a 10-minute drive from the hospital, or a 23-minute bike ride. It's 19 minutes to the hospital by public transit; walk 3 minutes to Sherbourne Station and ride east to Coxwell Station.

The public transit route to downtown is 24 minutes long. Ride west one stop from Sherbourne Station to Yonge - Bloor, transfer to the southbound trains, and exit at Queen Station. One can reach downtown in 8 minutes by car or taxi, or in 18-minute by bike.
  • 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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Highly praised downtown Toronto B&B with delicious breakfasts and accommodating hosts
Next to the Garden District of Toronto, this hotel is 13 minutes from the hospital by car or taxi, or 26 minutes by bike. 

By public transit, it takes 36 minutes to reach the hospital. Catch the light rail heading east along Dundas Street, about a 3-minute walk away, and ride to Broadview Station, where you can catch the subway heading east to Coxwell Station. Alternatively, you can walk about 3 minutes to Gerrard Street and catch a bus (like the #75) that heads north to Sherbourne Station, where you can ride the subway east to Coxwell Station.

Downtown Toronto is 18 minutes away by light rail. By car or taxi, one can reach the heart of downtown in 6 minutes, and the trip to downtown is 15 minutes by bike.
  • Free Wi-Fi (and wired Internet) and free breakfast
  • Free parking is available for guests staying 3 or more nights
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-appointed
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their welcoming service
  • Many guests thought that the location served as a good base for exploring the city
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Downtown Toronto student residence rooms (May thru August) with free hot breakfast 
This hotel is located in the Garden District of Toronto. It is a 13-minute drive from the hospital, or a 29-minute bike ride. One can reach the hospital in 32 minutes with public transit via a 7-minute walk west to College Station, where you can ride the subway north to Yonge Station and transfer to the eastbound trains, exiting at Coxwell Station.

Downtown is 17 minutes away by public transit, 5 minutes away by car or taxi, and about 15 minutes away by bike.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, toiletries
  • Rooms were clean and newly renovated
  • The location was central and close to restaurants and transit
  • Staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful
  • Guests enjoyed a good and varied free hot breakfast
  • Self-parking is $25 per day
  • Some guests complained of no TVs in the rooms
  • Some found the rooms dimly lit and the beds uncomfortable
  • Some guests disliked the lack of daily housekeeping
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Book from ~C$166 
Pet-friendly downtown Toronto hotel near Ryerson University with smoking rooms & free Wi-Fi
Located in the Garden District of Toronto, this hotel is 13 minutes from the hospital by car or taxi, or 27 minutes by bike. The public transit route to the hospital takes about 35 minutes, and there are multiple available routes, including walking about 10 minutes to Yonge Station and taking the eastbound subway train to Coxwell Station.

Downtown Toronto is 17 minutes away by light rail. One can reach downtown by car or taxi in 5 minutes, or by bike in 13 minutes.
There is no on-site parking, but there is a public parking lot about a 2-minute walk from the hotel where parking is around $20 per night. 
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast
  • Several guests liked the location of the hotel for being close to downtown Toronto
  • Several guests described the rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many guests were pleased with the room price
  • No elevator and no on-site parking
  • Some guests complained about street noise and panhandlers in the area
  • A few guests were disturbed by noise from outside the hotel
  • Several guests thought the area was sketchy

Tips For Staying Near Toronto East General Hospital

Right in the middle of a residential area in Old East York, Toronto, this hospital is a 5-minute drive from the Don Valley Parkway.

Visitors may want to note that there are numerous shops and dining options in the busy Danforth area, about a 7- or 8-minute walk or 4-minute bus ride south of the hospital.
Getting Around
The Toronto Transit Commission services the hospital area and many other neighbourhoods in the city of Toronto. The standard adult fare is $3 for a one-way ride. Visitors may want to note that the closest transit stop to the hospital is Coxwell Station, which is about a 7- or 8-minute walk south, or a 4-minute bus ride away.

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, there are often many people out on bikes, enhancing visibility and safety.

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

There is an internal hospital map online to help visitors navigate the building.
Parking at the Medical Office Building, Emergency Parking Lot and the Sammon Avenue Visitor Lot is $3 per 20 minutes. There is a daily cap of around $8 per day on parking. There is no weekly or monthly parking pass available at the hospital parking lots.
Cafe on four, located on the 4th floor H-wing, serves food to staff, volunteers and guests between the hours of 7 am and 2:30 pm. The cafe has a salad bar, as well as prepared sandwiches, soups, breakfast foods and desserts.

Other food services at the hospital include: a Tim Hortons, Apple Cafe, Gino's Pizza and Subway. There are no on-site dining options that are open between the hours of midnight and 6 am. 
Other Tips
Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) is a community teaching hospital that has a designated Paediatrics Centre, including an Emergency Paediatric Centre that has been affiliated with The Hospital For Sick Children since 2004. This hospital hosts the MotHERS Program for new and expecting mothers. The hospital also has general hospital services and emergency services.

Visiting hours are from 12 pm to 8 pm daily.