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Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square
Ranked #3 of 131 Hotels in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Southampton
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“We will be back a wonderful stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

We stayed at the hotel from 14th April for 5 days and we are planning to come back to Toronto and we would not stay anywhere else. The hotel is very quiet, the staff were all polite and friendly. Gregory arranged our trip to Niagra Falls with pick up from the hotel and we had a wonderful time. Our car back to the airport was also arranged back to the airport, at a fixed price, so we had nothing to worry about. We loved our suite, it was very spacious, clean and my husband loved watching all the sport on the huge tele in the lounge in our room. The bed was amazing, the best hotel bed ever. So comfy what wonderful nights sleep we had. The hotel is so close to the Air canada Centre, and we were lucky enough to see a basketball game. The CN Tower/Rogers Centre is a short stroll up the road, and we were able to take in a baseball game. The Harbour is only a gentle stroll away too. It is in a perfect location. We made good use of the supermarket which is just around the corner and underneath the hotel called Longos. It was great to have complimentary tea and coffee on the second floor and we we made good use of this. The only comment we would make was that after we booked we checked the Le Germain website and it advertises complimentary breakfast, but this was not included for us. This was only minor though and we love the Hotel Le Germain - first class and we would not stay anywhere else in Toronto. Cannot recommend this hotel highly enough and all of the staff are brilliant, including the doormen who continually open the door for you. It made our holiday just extra special staying at Le Germain and we loved Toronto.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012

Stayed here for 1 night this week as we were hosting an event for one of our clients. This is a great hotel...modern, friendly and full of luxury. Perfectly situated in the new city centre south in Toronto across from the Air canada centre. There are only 5 Le Germain's in Canada (Montreal, Toronto X2, Calgary and Vancouver) and they are all of the same standard. Very European feel and the service is excellent. From the reception to the event staff all are professional and friendly. I also love the fact that there was no snobby attitude from them which you do find from other hotel staff in this price range. Bar in lobby is great except for the one or two loud talking financial guys who think they are all that and a bag of chips...but you get that everywhere. Thanks to Simon St O for all his help and yes we will be back.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank MJCDN
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Paris, France
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46 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

This place is simply a gorgeous condo building. Except you pay twice the price in hopes to get hotel services.
Having stayed in many Ca hotels, I must say they are in urgent need of proper personnel training.
Yes, the few people employed in $600/night places are friendly, but they have no clue how to run a hotel.
Most aggravating for me has been internet downtime. This is not tolerable for a luxury biz hotel, and for me it means lost business and loss of time.
I've been told 'you're lucky, starbucks isnt too far'!
The rest I can live with, being young. Although they had booked me into their other hotel without telling me and candidly expected me to go there after a long trip, under pouring rain.
I began loosing it when the one person still attending customers at 9 pm (its a 110 room hotel) said the same suite was avail but Id have to pay a penalty! Only that landed me a key to the room Id booked on super-low season.
Then, housekeeping is just about making your bed (soap anyone?), room service has 3 disgusting sandwiches, and dont expect your pricey minibar to be refilled.
Its really just a brand new, neat condo you'll get (if you take their most exp suite)

  • Stayed April 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Fabriceleparc
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MDHenderson, Director of Rooms Division at Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square, responded to this review, 30 April 2012
Dear fablupark,

I apologize for the complexity of your arrival experience at our hotel. We use confirmation letters to reconfirm with our guests which of our two downtown Toronto locations they have reserved. Nevertheless it does occasionally happen that an individual books at one and arrives at the other.

The process for switching a reservation between properties does take a few minutes, and we apologize. I have placed a note in your file for future visits to ensure that this situation is not repeated.

Regarding the internet, I can assure you that this is not a common occurrence at the hotel. Bell Canada experienced an exceptional number of outages in Toronto’s downtown core yesterday, and as a result, was delayed in restoring service. Such a situation is exceptionally rare; however, we continue to work with them so they understand the pace of our needs at the hotel, and will have this as a priority should any further issues arise.

Thanks for having stayed with us, and we hope that you will return one day. If ever I can provide any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me at the hotel.

Best regards,
Murray Henderson
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New York City, New York
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

Pros:

The General Manager should be commended for training an excellent staff- the service levels are quite high and personalized- particularly Valet, Concierge, Housekeeping.

Room: Spacious, well thought out, great desk space/outlets, iPod dock sound system, rainfall shower, large sized Molten Brown bath products, espresso machine, etc. Very nice touches!

Cons:

Although a light continental breakfast is included, there is no additional menu available for hot items. For a full-service hotel, I was extremely disappointed that I could not pay for anything in addition, ie: scrambled eggs or anything else. As we are on strict diets, bread and cheese didn't really cut it, and there is nowhere nearby to get anything else (you're a bit trapped).

Not that the hotel has any control over these issues, but the location is adjacent to the concert hall, so you may want to check what is going on that week, as the hotel has large, noisy parties that come back to the hotel on random Sunday/Monday nights at midnight and keep partying in their hotel room- not the most quiet hotel. Sadly the hotel overlooks a very large construction site, so views are mixed- all construction but also the CN Tower. It is also not in a good city centre area, so we had to walk 10-15 minutes to get to the "scene."

Overall, we were impressed with the hotel but would probably choose another hotel and area next time.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank clutchbomb
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, General Manager at Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square, responded to this review, 26 April 2012
Dear Clutchbomb,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and for the compliments regarding our service. We pride ourselves on selecting the right people and allowing them to do what they do best, take care of our guests.

We are indeed adjacent the Air Canada Centre which has its advantages and we make every effort to keep that exciting vibe in our lobby and public areas as opposed to the guest room floors. I am sorry of you were disturbed by other guests during this stay.

Our deluxe continental breakfast which is included for all guests is indeed a offering of cold selections. We will take your comments regarding the hot item options in considertion for future development. In the meantime, we do try to accomodate any specific dietary restricitions our guests may have.

I am glad you enjoyed the features of the room as we truly reflect on the guest experience from the beginning stages of the design process.

Thank you again for staying with us and I wish you happy and safe travels!

Paul de La Durantaye
General Manager
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Coaldale
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

Loved everything about this hotel. This was our first trip to Toronto, the staff were extremely helpful with directions, taxis, reservations. The hotel itself was extremely clean. We loved the decor and chic feel of the hotel and the room. Hope to be back again soon!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Anglasange
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Ontario
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110 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

This new hotel provided clean spacious rooms with free breakfast each morning including all day free coffee, lattes, etc. The hotel is smaller than some which provides a quiet and less hectic atmosphere in the lobby and public areas. Attached to a Longos and Starbucks- in a great location for walking to most major shopping and restaurant areas. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank MegMarTravel
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Nova Scotia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

We recently stayed at Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square for four nights. I have stayed at many hotels in Toronto for business and pleasure and this is the best yet. The rooms are spacious and exceptionally clean. The beds were so comfortable and the bathroom was a dream. The details in this hotel are outstanding, from apples near the elevator to the espresso machine in your room. Breakfast has everything you could ever ask for and free coffee all day is just another detail that makes this hotel stand out. The service was outstanding. The hotel is quiet and the atmosphere throughout was exceptional. The fact that there is a grocery store downstairs is another plus. Central to everything in Downtown Toronto this is by far the best choice. I look forward to staying there again next month. If there were 10 stars that would be my rating.

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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Elizabeth T
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Additional Information about Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square

Property: Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square
Address: 75 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, Ontario M5J 0A1, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown West
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Toronto
#3 Luxury Hotel in Toronto
#4 Romantic Hotel in Toronto
#7 Business Hotel in Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square 4*
Number of rooms: 167
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Toronto's Second Le Germain HôtelGroupe Germain is reasserting itself in Toronto with Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square. Integrated into the complex for which it is named, this 167-room boutique-hotel is one element in a real estate development that combines condominiums, offices, retail shops and restaurants.Hotspot for Sports and EntertainmentLocated just steps from the Air Canada Centre, home to the Toronto Maple Leafs (hockey) and the Raptors (basketball), and venue for Toronto's hottest events and shows, the hotel is at the heart of it all.Quiet Oasis in a Buzzing NeighbourhoodAlthough the hotel is immersed in the city's vibrant core, it remains loyal to Groupe Germain's philosophy, which is founded on elegance combined with authenticity. Each Germain property strives to achieve the same goal: to offer a comfortable and inviting atmosphere where personalized, yet discreet service is of the utmost importance. ... more   less 
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