Renaissance Downtown  4 stars

One Blue Jays Way, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1J4, Toronto, Canada, M5V 1J4  show mapSave
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Overview

Conveniently located in the downtown Toronto, the four-star Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel provides unlimited possibilities to all dynamic entertainment venues, financial district, famed tourist points of interest and other top destinations.

Set in the Rogers Centre sports & entertainment complex, this luxurious and exclusive property features wireless high speed internet access and full-service business center.

Guests may choose from 313 well-appointed guest rooms and 35 spacious suites outfitted with high speed internet access and marble bathrooms.

The hotel houses the Arriba Restaurant and Lounge serving unique Mediterranean dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Toronto Union Station is about 900m from the hotel.

Danforth Go Station is approximately 8.9km away.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of floors   11.  Number of rooms   348.

City Center Toronto - 1.2 mi
Airports Toronto City Centre Airport (YTZ) - 3.0 mi, Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ) - 12.2 mi
Train Stations Toronto Union Station - 1.8 mi, Danforth Go Station - 4.5 mi
Underground stations Bloor Yonge - 400 ft, Bay - 1000 ft
Bus stop - 8.9 mi
Restaurants Spring Rolls (cuisine: Sushi, Thai, Asian) - 500 ft, Burgundy's (cuisine: Bar, Pub) - 0 ft

Rooms

All guest accommodations feature sophisticated style and elegant furniture. In-room standard facilities include air conditioning, a sofa, a chair, LCD television with cable and premium movie channels, radio, and two phones. All bathrooms come equipped with shower/tub combination, lighted makeup mirror, bathroom amenities and hair dryer. Business-related facilities include high speed internet service (chargeable), work desks. All accommodations boast fine views of the city, Roger Center, or the Stadium. All rooms are smoke free.

Room types:

Guest Room has one king/queen bed or two double beds, with/without sofa bed and all standard comforts.

Club Level Guest Room offers one king bed, complimentary breakfast and non-alcoholic beverages.

Junior Suite features one bedroom with a king bed, two bathrooms and two television.

One-Bedroom Suite features a king bed or double bed in the bedroom, a sofa bed in the living room, and bathtub with spray jets and two bathrobes in the bathroom.

Dining options

A complimentary continental breakfast is included in the rate of Club Level Guest Rooms.

The Arriba Restaurant and Lounge offer excellent customer service and take pride in Mediterranean cuisine. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

Business people will appreciate 12 spacious meeting rooms and full-service business center.

Furthermore, fax and photocopying services are provided.

Wired and wireless internet access is available in the entire property for additional charge.

Leisure

For leisure, guests may work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center, or refresh in the indoor swimming pool with whirlpool.

Additional features

The hotel has rooms and facilities for disabled guests.

Babysitting service is provided upon request.

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Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-out
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Gift shop
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Vending Machines
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is CAD 12.95 per day

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible on site.

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Whirlpool
  • Hot tub
Room view
  • City view
  • Countryside view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Work desk
  • Mirror
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • LCD TV
  • Voice mail
  • Speaker phone
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • CD player
  • Video on demand

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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All guest accommodations feature sophisticated style and elegant furniture. In-room standard facilities include air conditioning, a sofa, a chair, LCD television with cable and premium movie channels, radio, and two phones. All bathrooms come equipped with shower/tub combination, lighted makeup mirror, bathroom amenities and hair dryer. Business-related facilities include high speed internet service (chargeable), work desks. All accommodations boast fine views of the city, Roger Center, or the Stadium. All rooms are smoke free.

Room types:

Guest Room has one king/queen bed or two double beds, with/without sofa bed and all standard comforts.

Club Level Guest Room offers one king bed, complimentary breakfast and non-alcoholic beverages.

Junior Suite features one bedroom with a king bed, two bathrooms and two television.

One-Bedroom Suite features a king bed or double bed in the bedroom, a sofa bed in the living room, and bathtub with spray jets and two bathrobes in the bathroom.

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        Bed type: King Size Bed or Double Beds or Double Bed
        Size: 485 sq. feet
        View: Countryside view, City view
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              Renaissance Downtown LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              City center is about 1.4km from the hotel.

              Rogers Centre is 100m from the hotel.
              CN Tower is about 300m away.
              Canadian Broadcasting Centre is 400m from the hotel.
              Metro Toronto Convention Center is within 500m.
              HTO Park is within 500m.
              Toronto Music Garden is about 500m away.
              Princess of Wales Theatre is within 600m.
              Harbourfront Centre is within 700m.
              Roy Thomson Hall is 700m away.
              Royal Alexandra Theatre is about 700m from the hotel.
              Campbell House Museum is 1.1km from the hotel.
              Air Canada Centre is 1.1km from the property.
              Four Seasons Centre is within 1.1km.
              Grange Park is about 1.2km away.
              Ontario College of Art and Design is 1.2km from the property.

              Tourist attractions
              • Panorama
                400 ft
              Places of interest
              • Yorkville
                1700 ft
              Amusement
              • Rpc Gaming Inc
                1700 ft
              • Carrington's Sports Bar
                1700 ft
              Museums
              • Paradise Museum
                1400 ft
              • Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art
                1700 ft
              • Royal Ontario Museum
                2000 ft
              Parks
              • Living Legacy Trust
                700 ft
              Halls
              • Royal Canadian Legion
                1400 ft
              Universities, Institutes
              • Institute For Computer Studies
                400 ft
              • Cdi College of Business
                400 ft
              • Excelsior School-Continuous
                400 ft
              • School and Clinic-Acupuncture
                400 ft
              • Knox Travel Academy
                700 ft
              • Lonergan Research Institute
                700 ft
              • Canadian Business School
                700 ft
              • Regis College
                700 ft
              • International Institute-Travel
                700 ft
              • Prime Tech Institute
                1000 ft
              • Loretto College
                1400 ft
              • Canadian College of Business
                1400 ft
              • Travel Training Career Ctr
                1400 ft
              • Saint Michaels College
                1400 ft
              Theaters
              • Panasonic Theatre
                700 ft
              Medical care and Hospitals
              • Windsor Arms Hotel Spa
                1000 ft
              Underground stations
              • Bloor Yonge
                400 ft
              • Bay
                700 ft
              • Museum
                2000 ft

              Local Attractions

              • Ontario Legislative Buildings
                1.0 mi
                University Ave., Toronto
              • Cabbagetown
                1.0 mi
                237 Carlton St., Toronto
              • Textile Museum of Canada
                1.1 mi
                55 Centre Avenue, Toronto
              • Mackenzie House
                1.1 mi
                82 Bond St., Toronto
              • The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario
                1.2 mi
                317 Dundas St. W., Toronto

              Near the hotel

              • Toronto Public Library
                600 ft
                789 Yonge St., Toronto
              • Manulife Centre
                600 ft
                55 Bloor St West, Toronto
              • Royal Ontario Museum
                2100 ft
                100 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto
              • Yorkville
                1800 ft
                Bordered by Avenue Rd., Toronto
              • Gardiner Museum
                2100 ft
                111 Queen's Park, Toronto
              • Church Street
                3000 ft
                Church Street, Toronto
              • Toronto Police Museum
                3500 ft
                40 College St., Toronto

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Spring Rolls

                58% likes this, based on 347 reviews
                Cuisine: Sushi, Thai, Asian, Chinese

                500 ft
                691 Yonge St

                Phone: 416-972-6623

              • Burgundy's

                Cuisine: Bar, Pub
                Price Range: USD 16 - USD 21

                0 ft
                Yonge and Bloor
              • Grill Time Korean BBQ House

                58% likes this, based on 47 reviews
                Cuisine: Korean
                Price Range: USD 1 - USD 16

                400 ft
                754 Yonge St.
              • Focaccia

                63% likes this, based on 26 reviews
                Cuisine: Mediterranean
                Price Range: USD 15 - USD 24

                400 ft
                17 Hayden St

                Phone: 416-323-0179

              • Holt's Cafe

                69% likes this, based on 59 reviews

                400 ft
                50 Bloor Street West

                Phone: 416-922-2333

              Getting there.

              Toronto Pearson International Airport is within 23.8km from the hotel.

              By car head SE, take the ramp onto HWY-427 S for 9 km; take the Gardiner Expressway exit; going E for 12.3km; take the Spadina Avenue exit and turn left onto Spadina Avenue; in 100m turn right on Blue Jays Way.

              Toronto City Center Airport is about 1.9km from the hotel.

              Hamilton International Airport is approximately 29.76km away.

              By car take airport Terminal Road to Highways 6 north, to 403 east, to QEW east, to Gardiner Expressway east, exit Spadina Road north to Front Street, east on Front to Blue Jays Way, right and the hotel driveway is on the left.

              Getting around.

              Bay & Dundas Bus Terminal is about 2.7km away.

              Union Station Bus Station is within 1.4km.

              Union Station / Via Rail / GO Transit Train Station is within 1km from the hotel.

              On-site parking and valet parking are available (additional charges apply).

              Renaissance Downtown Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Renaissance Downtown

              Average guest rating

              7.6
              out of 10
              Excellent
              Based on 79 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Value
              7.4
              Dining
              4.0
              Location
              7.8
              Rooms
              7.0
              Service
              7.1

              Individual guest reviews

              • Single

                The room was nice and the bed was good.

                There was no Free wifi n the room, you had to pay for it $ 13,95 a day. In the lobby the wifi didn't worked with my apple (I-phone and note- book). In this world it is crazy that it is not for free and that the whole hotel hasn't wifi (This hotel is 5 star rated). Furthermore the bathroom is out of time (I couldn't lay in the bad (to small). Price was $ 159 a night but I had to pay $ 259 a night (breakfast $ 20,00 and car parking $ 30,00 and Internet $ 14,00 and taxes

                • Average rating
                  7.4
              • Family with children

                It was very convenient because my wife and kids were at the concert in the same building.

                I felt the room could have been a little cleaner. Dusty in areas and the carpet had stains and looked dirty.

                • Average rating
                  8.8
              • Older travelers

                Your staff at every occasion, see note below - went above and beyond room was clean, nice to have mini fridge and we were delighted to have a keurig in room.

                it was not that we did not like it, but.... i booked though Booked.net and was very glad I had printed out my receipt as it indicated that by booking early - breakfast was included. We went down for breakfast I gave them our room number, and there was no breakfast coupon. I went back up to room, and brought down my receipt. the manager of the breakfast was most gracious, and went to lobby where it was accounted for and we enjoyed the breakfast. The restaurant manager said the next time, I should show this printed receipt when checking in. I had done this, for which he apologized again. The other thing was the parking pass. We were told we could add to our bill which I did on check out. When we left and gave the changed ticket received from check out - it was not in system and still indicated we owed. again I showed our paid bill. The attendant was most gracious, apologizing. I have a feeling they have to apologize a lot for these type of inconsistencies. Thanks

                • Average rating
                  7.8
              • Couple

                The staff were great. They upgraded our room upon check in to a beautiful suite. It was a nice surprise. The bar/restaurant was very relaxing and a great view of the Roger's Centre.

                My only complaint is that the pillows are awfull! The big ones are too big and hard and the small ones are too soft and flimsy.

                • Average rating
                  9.6
              • Family with children

                Great location and excellent room with view of ballpark

                Cost - quite expensive.

                • Average rating
                  8.2
              • Group of friends

                The fact that it was in walking distance to almost everything.

                We feel that the price was a little bit too much. If you are a business man and company pays for your room then fine but for a leisure trip a little too high.

                • Average rating
                  8.8
              • Couple

                They upgraded us to a suite which had an amazing view of the cn Tower, just like I asked for!

                Mean taxi drivers out front. :( Not your fault obviously. Lol

                • Average rating
                  10.0
              • Older travelers

                staff and location

                cons - human hair in fridge and hot tub inoperative

                • Average rating
                  7.4
              • Group of friends

                We were in Toronto to see a Blue Jays game, so the location of the hotel was ideal. The room was very clean, and the bed was comfortable.

                • Average rating
                  7.8
              • Group of friends

                Location for the ball game.

                • Average rating
                  10.0
              • Older travelers

                Perfect location right at the Rogers Center(Skydome) and CN Tower for a romantic and very scenic dinner, or walk along Front Street to other restaurants. Watch the Blue Jays play and even walk to The Eatons Centre which is open 364 days a year.

                The pool area is a little dark being totally inside, and could use some more light and plants as there were none.

                • Average rating
                  10.0
              • Couple

                The staff was excellent. There was some confusion with our reservation but we received a free room upgrade without even asking. Everything at the hotel was very clean. We ate at Arriba and the food and service were outstanding!

                • Average rating
                  10.0
              • Older travelers

                Great room. Very large and very comfortable. Close walking distance to shopping and sporting events as well as entertainment, restaurants.

                Very long walking distance from elevator to room. They could use another bank of elevators at east end of hotel.

                • Average rating
                  10.0
              • Couple

                The check-in process when was quick and the staff were all very friendly.

                There was no milk or sugar provided with the the coffee making facilities otherwise we were delighted with the room and hotel.

                • Average rating
                  7.4
              • Older travelers

                This hotel has an excellent location right next to the CN tower, and only a short walk to the Hop on Hop off bus stop.

                This hotel is one big long building and the lifts are in the middle. Our room was right at the end and its quite a walk with your bags, or even just to get out every day. Also we looked at a concrete wall not nice. Choose a room on a high floor to get a view of the city and near the lifts for easy access.

                • Average rating
                  9.2
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