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The Strathcona Hotel

60 York St At Wellington St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 1S8 Canada
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#35 of 141 hotels in Toronto
Welcome to The Strathcona Hotel Downtown Toronto. Come home to the best location in Downtown Toronto. Imagine all the comforts of home combined with one of the best locations in downtown Toronto and you’ve got The Strathcona Hotel. Stay.Play.Work.Meet.Explore. We can handle it all. And just outside our doors is the best of downtown Toronto. Our downtown Toronto hotel is across the street from the historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Union Station / VIA Rail and within two blocks of the Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, CN Tower, and more located in the midst of the theatre and financial districts. The guest rooms and suite accommodations at The Strathcona Hotel downtown Toronto combine style and substance and have been designed for the contemporary wireless world. We provide easy access to all you need to do by day or night including dining at The York Street Café, dinner and drinks at The Strath Pub, or a workout followed by a massage at the Wellington Fitness Club located right next door. Life here is fresh, functional, friendly, and fun. Sure you can work here, but you’ll do it with a smile. As an independently managed hotel, the good news is that we can break all the rules to do what it takes to make you feel warm, welcome, and worry-free. We get that it’s all about best value for dollar, well-maintained rooms, functional meeting and event space, accommodating staff, and, of course, location, location, location! Come to play. Come to meet. Come to get down to business. We’re more than happy to welcome you home.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Bar / lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Paid public parking nearby
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Chinese and 5 more


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39Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Amelia V wrote a review Sep. 2020
Sainte-Catherine, Canada5 contributions6 helpful votes
If you have an upcoming stay at this hotel I would suggest you call ahead and see where you are staying. I showed up to the front door to be told this has become a homeless shelter and my reservation was at another hotel 3 km away. No calls or emails were made to me prior to my showing up. Had I known my weekend arrangements would have been different. They offered to pay my cab fare since I was on foot.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Leonard G wrote a review Aug. 2020
Sudbury, Canada17 contributions19 helpful votes
One of the best pieces of advice I got many years ago was to stay at the best hotel you could afford because if the weather sucks, and the city sucks, you always have a nice hotel. It was great advice and so I was a bit worried about my choice to stay at the Strathcona in March when I attended the prospectors convention. It is not a luxury hotel ... but it is still very nice, very comfortable and very affordable. So why not stay there? Anyone who has been to the PDAC event in past years knows how busy it can be. I was leaving the hotel at 9 a.m. and getting back by about 9 p.m. Just enough time to get to the pub, have a nice supper, a couple of beers, watch the hockey game and then crash into bed. Getting up the next morning, I found the rooms were perfectly functional and clean. My first morning, tried the in-house breakfast. It was nice. It was also expensive. The second morning I noticed there was a huge Tim Horton's right across the street. So I went in and was pleased to see several friends already there. Breakfast at Timmies was just fine. A couple of days later, the boss was pleased to note I had saved $600 from my hotel stay over the previous year. That counts when you want to submit travel plans for future events. So yes, the Strathcona was worth it and I plan to stay there for personal travel as well. The strathcona is in a perfect location, about 100 metres away from the Royal York and close to several nice restaurants.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Book ahead by a at least a few weeks. It's a busy place.
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theodorew57 wrote a review Apr. 2020
Malvern4 contributions4 helpful votes
At the end of February our VIARail reservation on The Canadian was cancelled because of the indigenous peoples protest blocking the tracks. As a result we needed to cancel a pre-paid reservation at the Strathcona made through a third party. The third party refused to credit me and said that I needed to deal with Strathcona, who had already credited the third party for my reservation. To make a long story short, Michael Kashan, the Front Office Manager at the Strathcona Hotel, worked hard on my behalf to get my refund. It took a number of emails and significant time to make me a very satisfied customer. So "hats off" for a job well done by Michael and the Strathcona. I look forward to personally meeting him on our next stay!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from MichaelKashan2018, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel
Responded Apr. 28, 2020
Good Afternoon theodorew57, Thank you so much for the lovely review and kind words. I'm so happy to hear that I was able to assist in getting your full refund back. I look forward to meeting you in person in the future. Kind Regards, Michael Kashan Guest Service Manager
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LMC wrote a review Apr. 2020
2 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed here since it was pretty close to the Scotiabank Arena. The room was comfortable and clean, and they had good service overall, too! A lot of places downtown are even within walking distance if you want to get around and see the sights.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from MichaelKashan2018, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel
Responded Apr. 18, 2020
Good Morning sparrowhawk33, Thank you so much for choosing The Strathcona Hotel while staying in Toronto. I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed your full experience with us, like our centralized downtown location and exceptionally the good service. We hope to have a pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Michael Kashan Guest Service Manager
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SHARINE G wrote a review Apr. 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
These 2 guys took all my worries away and came out strong!lovely service!!!!!! I simply could not find the time to prepare my decorations for the surprise i was planning and these guys made it happen.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from MichaelKashan2018, Front Office Manager at The Strathcona Hotel
Responded Apr. 15, 2020
Good Morning 317sharineg, Thank you so much for choosing The Strathcona Hotel while staying in Toronto. I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed your full experience with us, especially the wonderful service you received by Rubino and Tiffany. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Michael Kashan Guest Service Manager
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US$125 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CanadaOntarioTorontoDowntown / Downtown West / Bay Street Corridor / Entertainment District / Financial District / Old Toronto
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Strathcona Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Strathcona Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Ripley's Aquarium of Canada (0.5 km), Come From Away (0.4 km), and Toronto Urban Adventures (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Strathcona Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and room service.
What food & drink options are available at The Strathcona Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Strathcona Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Strathcona Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Michael's on Simcoe, Byblos, and Canoe Restaurant & Bar.
Is The Strathcona Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Toronto.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Strathcona Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Strathcona Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Strathcona Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Russian, Chinese, Hindi, Polish, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to The Strathcona Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre (0.8 km), Spadina Museum (4.2 km), and Casa Loma (4.1 km).
Is The Strathcona Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.