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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About 5 minutes of walking to the chinatown with cheap parking. It's not too expensive, but the cleanliness was poor. The room smell bad (probably because of the really old carpet) and had to buy a "Frebreze" to get rid of the strong smell. They might try to charge you extras when booking online if you are not careful. Other... More 

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Warsaw, Canada
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights and used cooking facilities for breakfast. $9 parking and close to lots of restaurants an public transit. Older building but clean enough. Staff very friendly. Price was good probably would stay again.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This basic hotel has a lot going for it........the location is great for getting around Toronto with a pleasant park adjacent. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the price is very reasonable. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable with everything you need for a short stay. Rooms with numbers ending 09 or above have views across the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Was thrilled to find this hotel for my short stay downtown with a friend and my significant other. Made for an excellent base camp with a short walk to Queen west and anywhere else you'd want to check out. Parking was plentiful and no extra charge. Bring ear plugs because it backs on to a park that can be noisy.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I stayed at Alexandra hotel in September 2016, and I was in a little studio with my gf. The hotel is located 5 minutes walk from Kensington Market, and Chinatown. It is a very conveninet place for shopping and food (I found a lot of vegan). The area itself looks nice and quite safe, even at night. To get downtown... More 

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Joe M, Public Relations Manager at Alexandra Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed review of the Alexandra Hotel. I'm happy to hear you found the rooms comfortable and enjoyed exploring the Market and Chinatown, they are certainly some of the more vibrant neighbourhoods in the downtown area! Hope you can stay with us again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Easy to get around for here, lots of shops and restaurants nearby. Very old basic room with small kitchenette. Older ensuite too. Clean but some weird smell- ??? Air freshener. We left the window open all the time which helps. A/c isn't great, only on or off, can't control temp at all.

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Thank Jenny M
Joe M, Guest Relations Manager at Alexandra Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. Our maintenance and Front Desk staff can adjust the A/C, but for safety reasons we don't allow guests to do it since it can be tricky. If you stay with us again and find yourself uncomfortable or have any issues with the room, please let us know! We like to help... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect for someone looking for a cheap place to sleep, without all the luxury of a hotel. The rooms are locked with a key. Our room had lovely pee aroma to it. As well, there were hairs on our pillows. The woman working the front desk was very short tempered and did not make the place feel welcoming. However, AC... More 

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Joe M, Guest Relations Manager at Alexandra Hotel, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear you had a bad experience. We try our best to keep the hotel clean and comfortable but sometimes mistakes are made in a busy hotel such as ours. I'm sorry we could not help you out while you were still at the hotel; perhaps we could have made your stay more comfortable. Please accept our... More 

New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a perfect location for people who are in Toronto for the first time and want to enjoy the city and see the sights. It is in a quiet location next to a local park and a less than 5 minute walk from Queen St. West and all of the restaurants and shopping it has to offer. The room... More 

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Joe M, Guest Relations Manager at Alexandra Hotel, responded to this review

Great review! Thanks for sharing it with everyone. Our hotel isn't anything fancy but we try to help out travelers on a budget and we like to hear from satisfied customers. We hope you can stay with us again! More 

Rochester, NY
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109 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were in Toronto for only one night (attending a concert) and the Alexandra was just what we needed, and fit our budget. The accommodations are simple, but everything was very clean and nicely organized. It is walking distance to Toronto's Chinatown with parking on site, and only about 10 minutes by car from the lakefront, during non-rush hours. We... More 

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Joe M, Guest Relations Manager at Alexandra Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We're glad to hear you found the hotel to your liking and appreciate you taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. More 

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Alexandra Hotel

Address: 77 Ryerson Avenue | at Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2V4, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Chinatown
Price Range: $99 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Alexandra Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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“Ask for rooms overlooking CN Tower.”
 of 5 bubbles kraftterrier, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 201, not sure about the rest?”
  • Great little kitchenette... 3 of everything, including a wake up call....extra for an iron and c
  • Double bed and a single, desk, phone for local calls, free Wifi from room...tv
  • Bathroom Four Piece bring a washcloth, towels supplied
  • View of the park
  • Tv and sitting area
 of 5 bubbles jmattrose, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles rebhum, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for upper room. Views are good”
 of 5 bubbles KateK193, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“South-side rooms view the CN Tower.”
 of 5 bubbles 326margw, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
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