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Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Would strongly recommend avoiding this hotel. It is very run down. They are currently doing renovations so might get better I guess. I asked for a quiet room and was given one next to where they are doing renovations. I was very unimpressed not to be told the hotel was under significant Reno's when I booked. Also the official hotel...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here a number of times. Nice to be recognized upon checking in. Even the parking garage attendant remembered me. During my last visit I had to use crutches. Everyone was sooo helpful The hotel is going through some renovations. Last three visits I was given pristine rooms. Extremely well thought out.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I arrived here having selected this hotel at a fantastic rate (in comparison to the standard rate as advertised on the website). Upon arrival we were greeted by a lovely staff member - Ravish, who was accommodating, extremely helpful and friendly. We were upgraded to one of the newly refurbished rooms with 2 queen beds. The staff...

1Thank maryann_92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a newly renovated room... the beds were huge! There were useful mod cons and a lovely fresh, clean shower! The staff were helpful and the location was perfectly central! And the breakfast was free.... just get there early as it goes quickly!

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Enderby, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got sent here by West Jet (nearly an hour from YYZ!) for a 3-hour layover. Better than sleeping in the airport anyway. The concierge was friendly and efficient (many of us waiting for rooms at midnight due to missed connections). Had my room within 10 minutes. The carpets look terrible, but maybe that's the look they're going for?! But the...

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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was in town for the first time alone in Toronto. I am only 25 years old and this stay was a BIG deal for me. The hotel staff made me feel so welcome upon check in and I felt safe and secure right away. They were able to check me in early and even upgraded me to a renovated...

1Thank delloliod
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stayed in one of the newly renovated rooms and it was super nice, clean, and comfortable. We were new in the city so we had a lot questions about directions and the men in the front desk were kind and helpful. The breakfast was OK, same as any other hotels, standard. The location was also excellent.

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TARIQ A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, The Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown hotel would like to express our gratitude to you for taking the time to leave such a complimentary review. We make every effort to ensure our guests experiences are superb, we sincerely hope that you will choose to stay with again on your next trip to Toronto. Thank you. Cassiano

North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to stay on one of the renovated floors, i.e., floors 11 to 16. The room was clean, bright and very efficient. It had a small fridge, Keurig coffee maker, reading lights on both sides of the bed and plenty of USB charging outlets. He staff was friendly and helpful. Parking underground and gated for $24/night with in/out...

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TARIQ A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback on the Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown hotel. All reviews are taken into consideration by the management to identify areas of improvement. We are pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay and hope for the opportunity we welcome you back. Thank you or staying with us, and we hope to have you...

Reviewed 5 February 2017

The renovated rooms are a nice improvement to what we're already very nice rooms. They are clean, well lit, nicely laid out, and smell very fresh. The bed was remarkably comfortable and the hotel was very quiet by 11 p.m. the shower worked very well, aND the widest fi was absolutely first rate. The breakfast buffet is as goood as...

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TARIQ A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you or your complimentary review of the Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed our hotel services, as well as our unbeatable location. We would be honored to have you stay with us again in the near future. Thank you. Cassiano

Metamora, Michigan
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The guest room I was in was very nicely renovated in a clean and modern Euro style. The indirect lighting in the room was great in the evening while watching TV or doing email. Lounger style chair in room was very nice and relaxing. On-site underground self parking was a plus. If you like to walk the downtown waterfront and...

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TARIQ A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are grateful for your gracious review of the Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown hotel. Our management is proud that we are able to exceed your expectations and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Toronto. Thank you. Cassiano

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Staying in Downtown

Neighbourhood Profile
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Smart in Our Hotel in Toronto, Ontario You'll enjoy an ideal location at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel - Downtown Toronto. Our hotel's location is near Pearson International Airport (YYZ), Toronto Island Airport (YTZ), Toronto Union Train Station and the underground shopping/walking paths, which makes it easy to navigate Toronto.Lodging here puts you in close proximity to famous attractions like the Hockey Hall of Fame and Distillery Historic District. Toronto is also home to Eastern Canada's largest shopping mall, Eaton Centre, which is within walking distance of the hotel.Toronto, Ontario's government buildings, the Queen¿s Park and Provincial Parliament are nearby, as well as First Canadian Place, BCE Place, Sears, Ryerson University, Saint Michael's Hospital and other businesses in downtown Toronto. Our hotel's amenities include a 24-hour Business Service to help you complete your work.Unlike other hotels in Toronto, our hotel offers multiple complimentary services: a hot breakfast bar, high-speed Internet access in every room, a daily newspaper and local calls. Each room is outfitted with a triple-sheeted bed, a cable TV, a work area with two phones and a bathroom with specially designed amenities. Our downtown Toronto hotel's staff looks forward to serving you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown

Address: 111 Lombard Street, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2T9, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: ₹ 8,283 - ₹ 16,615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 196
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“Rooms ending in 01 (i.e. 1601) will give you a great view south toward the lake and maybe a view of the CN Tower as well.”
  • King room
  • very modern bathroom design also
  • Lounger style chair in room was very nice.
 of 5 bubbles Art48455, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As we only stayed here for a short duration, i have no basis to recommend a specific area.”
 of 5 bubbles dsg2016, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher the floor the better. Old windows make for noisy rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Tarheel_on_the_go, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not sure what time say on that. They are rentroventing, but they have a long ways to go.”
 of 5 bubbles sharonsT4399KY, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms have better views. Ice Machines on floors 4 and 8 (for certain). Pop/water on Floor 8 for certain.”
 of 5 bubbles OHLTG, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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