Strathcona  3 stars

60 York Street Toronto, Ontario M5J 1S8, Toronto, Canada, M5J 1S8  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Near by exhibition centre - Breakfast buffet for $14.95 - No gym - Recommended
  • Nice restaurant/bar - No pool or spa - Noisy at night - Service was top notch
  • Small rooms - Bathrooms were fine - Nice bed - Fee for wifi - Value for the money
  • Lots of restaurants downtown - Close to the subway - No view - No parking on site
  • Central location - Near to the attractions - Clean rooms - Staff were friendly


Boasting excellent location in the heart of downtown Toronto, the Strathcona Hotel is a wonderful destination point for both travelers on business and adventure savoring tourists. Its refined exterior with designed lines and welcoming entrance hides the first-class leisure and business services to ensure comfortable and care-free stay.

Strathcona Hotel’s 194 guestrooms are cozily nestled on the hotel’s 12 floors and feature renovated interior where refined design meets with modern technologies. In-room internet access and high-tech multimedia system is available in each room.

Strathcona Hotel’s on-site dining facilities include the York Street Café and the Pub, which treat guests and visitors with the best American and continental specialties as well as prestige drinks and refreshments.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of floors   12.  Number of rooms   194.

City Center Toronto - 3000 ft
Airports Toronto City Centre Airport (YTZ) - 1.5 mi, Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ) - 12.6 mi
Train Stations Toronto Union Station - 1000 ft, Danforth Go Station - 5.0 mi
Underground stations Union - 700 ft, St. Andrew - 1000 ft
Restaurants Bardi's Steak House (cuisine: Steakhouse) - 100 ft, EPIC - 300 ft


Guestrooms feature multifunctional furnishing and colorful décor and boast all modern amenities. You will find Wi-Fi internet access, direct dial phone, separate working and sitting areas, full-service bath, mini-bar, refrigerator, hairdryer. Rollaway beds for kids are provided on your requests. Rooms/facilities for disabled people are available on demand. All rooms are non-smoking.

Dining options

The lobby-level York Street Cafe serves breakfast and lunch from 6.30am to 2pm Monday through Friday and from 7am to 12pm during the weekend.

The Pub offers domestic and imported beers, prestige wines and creative cocktails. Working hours: 11am – 11.30pm Monday through Wednesday, 11am – 12am Thursday-Friday, 4.30pm-12am Saturday.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Strathcona Hotel features daylight 24-hour business center with high-speed internets access, stationary OCs and fax/print/photocopying services as well as secretarial services on demand. Meeting facilities include spacious and well-equipped Wellington Room featuring the capacity from 10 to up to 50 people.


Strathcona Hotel’s service includes guests’ access to the nearby Wellington Fitness Club facilities (minimal fee). You will find a selection of cardiovascular and professional training equipment. In addition, you can visit the New Age Spa complex located at the hotel’s doors.

Additional features

24-hour front desk, currency exchange, car rental, concierge, room service, laundry.

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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-out
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Tour desk

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

  • Billiards
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference room
  • Conference facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Bathrobe
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • LCD TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 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 are not allowed.

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Guestrooms feature multifunctional furnishing and colorful décor and boast all modern amenities. You will find Wi-Fi internet access, direct dial phone, separate working and sitting areas, full-service bath, mini-bar, refrigerator, hairdryer. Rollaway beds for kids are provided on your requests. Rooms/facilities for disabled people are available on demand. All rooms are non-smoking.

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Bed type: Double Bed
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Bed type: Two Queen Size Beds or Double Beds or Queen Size Bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
Room facilities
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    Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or Twin Beds
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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      Bed type: King Size Bed or Double Beds or Double Bed
      Size: 175 sq. feet
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        Bed type: King Size Bed
        Size: 305 sq. feet
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          Strathcona LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          CN Tower – 1km

          Hockey Hall of Fame – 1km

          Eaton Centre – 1.2km

          Distillery Historic District – 2.4km

          Royal Ontario Museum – 2.8km

          Yorkville – 3.4km

          Centre Island – 4.2km

          Casa Loma – 5.3km

          Tourist attractions
          • Toronto-Dominion Centre
            400 ft
          • Metro International Caravan
            1700 ft
          • C N Tower
            1700 ft
          • Attractions Ontario
            1700 ft
          Places of interest
          • TD Centre
            700 ft
          Train stations
          • Toronto Union Station
            700 ft
          Convention centers
          • Metro Toronto Convention Center
            1700 ft
          Sport related
          • Air Canada Centre
            1400 ft
          • Milwaukee's Grill Tap and Bar
            1400 ft
          • Council For Business
            1000 ft
          • Hockey Hall of Fame
            1400 ft
          • Canadian Opera CO
            1700 ft
          • Ontario Society of Artists
            2000 ft
          • Orchestras Canada
            2000 ft
          • Music Gallery
            1700 ft
          Universities, Institutes
          • Canadian Securities Institute
            700 ft
          • Canadian School of Management
            1700 ft
          • York College-Info Technolgies
            2000 ft
          • Executive Assistance
            2000 ft
          • Roy Thomson Hall
            700 ft
          • Princess of Wales Theatre
            1700 ft
          Air business related
          • Toronto City Centre Airport
            1700 ft
          Underground stations
          • Union
            400 ft
          • St. Andrew
            700 ft
          • King
            1700 ft
          • Osgoode
            2000 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Queen's Park
            1.0 mi
            College St. & University Ave., Toronto
          • Toronto Police Museum
            1.0 mi
            40 College St., Toronto
          • Kensington Market and Spadina Avenue
            1.1 mi
            Bounded by Dundas St., Spadina Ave., Baldwin St., and Augusta Ave., Toronto
          • Maple Leaf Gardens
            1.1 mi
            60 Carlton St., Toronto
          • Allan Gardens Conservatory
            1.1 mi
            19 Horticultural Ave, Toronto

          Near the hotel

          • CN Tower
            1600 ft
            301 Front St W, Toronto
          • Toronto-Dominion Centre
            600 ft
            King St. W and Wellington St W, Toronto
          • Toronto Dominion Gallery of Inuit Art
            600 ft
            79 Wellington St W, Toronto
          • Union Station
            700 ft
            65 Front St. W., Toronto
          • Stock Market Place at the Toronto Stock Exchange
            800 ft
            Exchange Tower, Toronto
          • Financial District
            900 ft
            Toronto, OntarioCanada
          • BCE Place
            1000 ft
            161-181 Bay St, Toronto

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Bardi's Steak House

            57% likes this, based on 69 reviews
            Cuisine: Steakhouse
            Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

            100 ft
            56 York St

            Phone: (416) 366-9211

          • EPIC

            71% likes this, based on 196 reviews
            Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

            300 ft
            100 Front Street West (@ The Fairmont Royal York)

            Phone: 416-860-6949

          • The Pub

            76% likes this, based on 12 reviews
            Cuisine: American

            200 ft
            60 York Street
          • Jack Astor's Bar & Grill - Front St.

            75% likes this, based on 191 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 19 - USD 28

            500 ft
            144 Front St W

            Phone: 416-585-2121

          • Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel

            69% likes this, based on 121 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Contemporary
            Price Range: USD 22 - USD 42

            400 ft
            100 Front St. West

            Phone: 4163682511x24

          Getting there.

          Lester B. Pearson International Airport – 28.6km. When driving your car, head directions towards 427 south and take the road to the QEW Toronto. Follow to the Gardiner expressway and take York Street Exit. When using public transport, catch Airport Express Shuttle Service running every half hour.

          Union Station – 1.1km. it takes you 10 minutes to reach the hotel by foot.

          Getting around.

          York Street tram station – 1km. St. Andrew Station-Southbound Platform – 1.1km.

          Parking is available nearby. No on-site parking lots.

          Strathcona Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Strathcona

          Average guest rating

          out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 640 reviews

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          • Single

            Great location!

            The street side rooms are very noisy and the internet reception is really poor on the lower levels.

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          • Single

            The room was very clean, and the hotel image is presented as up-scale (but it is not). Close to downtown. I stayed there for business purposes. Therefore, it suited my needs nicely.

            The room was advertised as "Executive", with king size bed. The room was very small. The only reason it is called "Executive", is because it's above 8th. floor. The bed was not even a queen size. Somewhat larger than double, but not quite Queen. But, advertised as King bed. The room was noted as "the most spacious". It was no larger than 15 feet by 15 feet. Disappointing.

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          • Single

            The staff at the desk is 10++++ When I phoned, someone answered first ring.

            I didn't realize that the room had two single beds..I need more space than a single bed normally provides.

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          • Single

            The Location was great and the beds are comfortable.

            Had to pay for the internet which is free at all other hotels. There weren't any amenities and there could have been a lot more for the money spent.

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          • Single

            Location and pub downstairs

            The rooms were small and not conducive for business travel. The amenities made working on the road very difficult. Beds were basic and too hard for a comfortable stay.

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          • Single

            On check out my $92 was honoured. Needless anxiety imposed (see box to left).

            Clerk had little time, left without giving me key. Had to wait for another clerk; also too busy. 'Security' deposit exceeded my $92 quote by over $50

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          • Single


            The staff seems very cold. Rooms too small. Entry to hotel isn't welcoming. If you're in downtown toronto for just couple of days this is good.

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          • Couple

            I was in Toronto for a conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The hotel is the only inexpensive option within walking disgance of the centre. Its downtown location in the financial district is ideal for business travellers. The Toronto airport shuttle stops at the Fairmont Hotel across the road. There are plenty of eateries and convenience shops nearby and the Eaton Centre is within walking distance. The harbour is also nearby.

            An in-room safe would be nice. Also an electric kettle. I personally don't like squeezing bath soap from a dispenser.

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          • Couple

            Good location and reasonable room rate

            Small room for the queen size bed, water flushing sound from other room is noisy...

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          • Single

            The service was helpful and courteous; the room was very nice and kept clean; the location to subway and downtown events and venues was suberb!

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          • Single

            Location pretty good - very near the train station and a short walk from the cn tower and Eaton Centre shopping area. It is in the middle of the Financial District but this didn't necessarily detract from the hotel. Just not as many nice restaurants in the immediate vicinity.

            There was a charge for the wifi, while not being astronomical, this is unusual in that most hotels now have free wifi.

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          • Single

            The room was a little smaller than I expected, but functional, clean, and comfortable.

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          • Group of friends

            The location, for what we were doing - attending a play at the Princess of Wales Theatre and a performance at the Air Canada Centre, couldn't have been better. We could walk everywhere and we were just across the street from where the Porter Airways shuttle picked up. The room was quite small but very adequate for our needs.

            Strong disinfectant smell and very small closet which was difficult to access.

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          • Single

            It was very convenient and just what I was looking for. I 'm from out-of- town and it was just an o/n stay to attend the opera. The young lady acting as concierge was very friendly and particularly helpful. I wouldn't hestitate to use the Strathcona again for this king of stay.

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          • Family with children

            The staff were very friendly, I was especially impressed when they agreed to look after our luggage,(after we had booked out), while we went round the city. I would certainly use the Strathcona again.

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