Novotel Toronto Centre

45 The Esplanade, Toronto, Canada, M5E 1W2  show map
 3 stars
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Novotel Toronto Centre

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Impressive lobby - Great breakfast buffet - Noise from hallway - View was not great
  • Close to union station - Felt very safe - Beds very comfortable - Great price
  • Huge rooms - Bathrooms are good - Wifi in room - Parking is very expensive
  • Bars and restaurants are nearby - Helpful staff - Nice pool for the kids - Great fitness room
  • Good hotel - In the heart of downtown - Nice room - Highly recommend

Overview

Located in the heart of Toronto's downtown, this three-star hotel is within walking distance from major tourist attractions and popular entertainment and shopping sites.

The contemporary façade of the building houses a state-of-the-art fitness center and heated indoor swimming pool.

All 196 air-conditioned accommodations are fitted with free Wi-Fi access and satellite TV.

Two on-site dining options offer international fare and a vast array of delectable drinks.

Toronto Union Station is in 500m.

The hotel staff speaks English, German, Spanish, Portuguese.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   262.

Rooms

General information

All rooms are spacious and decorated in soft colors. Each unit comes fitted with free Wi-Fi access, cable TV, mini bar, premium bedding, coffee maker, work desk, ironing facilities, clock radio with MP3 connection, safe, refrigerator, bathroom with marble counters, hand-held showerheads and all needed amenities.

Double room has king size bed.

Standard Queen room has two queen size beds.

Suite King has king size bed.

Dining options

Guests are offered buffet breakfast daily at the hotel’s restaurant at the rate EUR 12 per person per day.

Cafe Nicole serves international menus, including fish, lamb, steak, chicken, pork, and vegetarian dishes. The café also offers selective wine choice. Open daily from early morning to late evening for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Stage Door Lounge serves light meals along with beers, cocktails and other drinks. Open daily from mid-day to late evening.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs CAD 18.50 per person per night. 

Services

State-of-the-art business center includes fax/copy services, secretarial services, computer rental, and offers multiple-purpose meeting rooms fitted with modern audio visual equipment.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Leisure

Superb on-site fitness center includes Universal gym, stair stepper, rowing machine, two treadmills, bikes, free weights, and aerobic mats.

The hotel houses heated indoor pool, spa tub and sauna.

Additional features

Rooms and facilities for people with disabilities are provided by the hotel.

Babysitting service is possible at the hotel.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Eco friendly
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible on site at CAD 29.50 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Internet television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  1 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Novotel Toronto Centre Toronto location
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Hotel Address:

45 The Esplanade, Toronto, Canada, M5E 1W2

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City Center
  • Toronto
    1.1km
Train Stations
  • Toronto Union Station
    600 m
  • Danforth Go Station
    7.5km
Underground stations
  • King
    400 m
  • Union
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Old Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Bistro)
    30 m
  • Cafe Nicole & Bar (cuisine: French)
    20 m
Parks
  • Toronto Sculpture Garden
    350 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    262

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Rooms and availability

General information

All rooms are spacious and decorated in soft colors. Each unit comes fitted with free Wi-Fi access, cable TV, mini bar, premium bedding, coffee maker, work desk, ironing facilities, clock radio with MP3 connection, safe, refrigerator, bathroom with marble counters, hand-held showerheads and all needed amenities.

Double room has king size bed.

Standard Queen room has two queen size beds.

Suite King has king size bed.

Novotel Toronto Centre Standard RoomNovotel Toronto Centre Standard Room
Standard Room
Bed type: Queen Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed
Size: 31m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a small sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    Novotel Toronto Centre Executive Room
    Executive Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a cozy sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Novotel Toronto Centre Suite
      Suite
      Bed type: King Size bed
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Bathtub
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      Spacious light room includes a comfy work desk area, a separate sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

      Room facilities

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Novotel Toronto Centre Toronto location
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        Hotel Address:

        45 The Esplanade, Toronto, Canada, M5E 1W2

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Toronto
          1.1km
        Train Stations
        • Toronto Union Station
          600 m
        • Danforth Go Station
          7.5km
        Underground stations
        • King
          400 m
        • Union
          600 m
        Restaurants
        • Old Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Bistro)
          30 m
        • Cafe Nicole & Bar (cuisine: French)
          20 m
        Parks
        • Toronto Sculpture Garden
          350 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  1 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2006
        • Number of rooms:
          262

        Hotel Awards

        CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTorontoNovotel Toronto Centre

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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        Novotel Toronto Centre Location

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        City center is in 1km.

        McMichael Canadian Art Collection, famous fine arts museum, is in 900m.

        Roy Thomson Hall, popular concert hall, is in 900m.

        Toronto Eaton Centre, famous shopping center, is in 1km.

        Metro Toronto Convention Center, famous convention center, is in 1km.

        Toronto City Hall, city council, is in 1.1km.

        Art Gallery of Ontario, noted art gallery, is in 1.7km.

        Tourist attractions

        • Toronto-Dominion Centre - 500 m
        • Canada Post Corp - 600 m

        Popular areas

        • Saint Lawrence Market - 300 m

        Places of interest

        • TD Centre - 500 m

        Train stations

        • Toronto Union Station - 500 m

        Convention centers

        • Pinnacle Centre - 400 m

        Sport related

        • Air Canada Centre - 500 m
        • Toronto Mapleleafs - Air Canada Centre - 500 m

        Amusement

        • Down One Lounge and Billiards - 100 m
        • Canada's Walk of Fame - 500 m

        Museums

        • Orchestras Canada - 100 m
        • Canadian Opera CO - 100 m
        • Writers Union of Canada - 200 m
        • Hockey Hall of Fame - 200 m
        • Artists Legal Advice Svc - 400 m
        • Ontario Society of Artists - 500 m
        • Community Folk Art Council - 600 m

        Halls

        • Toronto St Lawrence Hall - 400 m

        Universities, Institutes

        • Executive Assistance - 400 m
        • York College-Info Technolgies - 500 m
        • Investment Funds Institute - 600 m
        • Canadian Securities Institute - 600 m
        • Canadian School of Management - 600 m

        Air business related

        • Toronto City Centre Airport - 600 m

        Food and meals

        • Guvernment/Koolhaus Entertainment Complex - 500 m

        Underground stations

        • King - 300 m
        • Union - 500 m

        Local Attractions

        • Ontario Legislative Buildings - 1.6km
          University Ave., Toronto
        • The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario - 1.7km
          317 Dundas St. W., Toronto
        • Toronto Police Museum - 1.8km
          40 College St., Toronto
        • Allan Gardens Conservatory - 1.6km
          19 Horticultural Ave, Toronto
        • Maple Leaf Gardens - 1.7km
          60 Carlton St., Toronto

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • St. Lawrence Market - 330 m
          92-95 Front St. E., Toronto
        • Flatiron Building - 210 m
          49 Wellington St E, Toronto
        • Toronto Sculpture Garden - 350 m
          115 King Street East, Toronto
        • St James Anglican Cathedral - 400 m
          65 Church St., Toronto
        • St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - 150 m
          27 Front Street East, Toronto
        • Hockey Hall of Fame - 300 m
          Brookfield Place - Concourse Level, Toronto
        • Royal Bank Plaza - 400 m
          Northwest corner of Bay St. and Front St., Toronto

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Old Spaghetti Factory - 30 m

          Address: 54 The Esplanade
          Phone: 416-864-9761

          50% likes this, based on 436 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Bistro, Pasta
          Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 16

        • Scotland Yard - 40 m

          Address: 56 The Esplanade
          Phone: (416) 364-6572

          52% likes this, based on 61 reviews
          Cuisine: Pub

        • Fionn MacCool's - 90 m

          Address: 70 The Esplanade
          Phone: 416-362-2495

          61% likes this, based on 96 reviews
          Cuisine: Pub, Irish
          Price Range: GBP 11 - GBP 15

        • Cafe Nicole & Bar - 20 m

          Address: 45 The Esplanade
          Phone: 416 367 8900

          74% likes this, based on 41 reviews
          Cuisine: French

        • The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - 60 m

          Address: 26 The Esplanade

          78% likes this, based on 35 reviews
          Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

        Getting there.

        Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) is in 2.8km.

        Pearson Airport (YYZ) is in 20.9km.

        John C. Munro Airport (YHM) is in 69.4km.

        Getting around.

        Toronto Union Station is in 500m.

        Public hotel parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) at price EUR 16 per day.

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  1 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2006
        • Number of rooms:
          262

        Hotel Awards

        CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTorontoNovotel Toronto Centre

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in Canada

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        Novotel Toronto Centre Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Novotel Toronto Centre

        Average guest rating

        7.8out of 10
        Excellent
        Based on 323 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Dining
        10.0

        Individual guest reviews

        • Family with children
          9.6

          The location is ideal and very close to many places of interest.

          The only thing is that there was no fridge. There was a mini bar but it was not to be used by customers. It had some drinks but even if you move the bottles, they are considered used. The problem is that we had kids that moved things around even if they didn't want them. However, everything else was great.

        • Single
          6.2

          A boring cerimony to be seated for breakfast

        • Family with children
          9.6

          We had three specific room requirements* all of which were met on a first-time, without quibble basis. Despite the hotel being centrally located, the immediate neighbourhood was very pleasant and quiet. The hotel has an air of tranquility about it and the staff are very service orientated. We would strongly commend this hotel to anyone looking for somewhere as a base to explore Toronto or for someone on a business trip. The hotel is quite obviously able to meet the requirements of many customer profiles. *Quiet, adjoining rooms near to the ground floor. (Bear in mind that we can criticise just as easily as praise but the latter has very much been earned by this Novotel.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The location was convenient. Many neat restaurants around. We walked to ferries, shopping, stadium and CN needle.

          Parking per day was pricey at $22 and the internet in the lobby did not work well at all. It was extremely slow and froze repeatedly. That service was very frustrating.

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          The hotel staff were friendly and extremely helpful with advice on where to eat and how to get to places.

        • Couple
          9.2

          Great location, close to restaurants and bars. Within a reasonable walking distance to a lot of different things.

          Some updating is needed, older tvs and decor in some parts of the hotel. Our bathroom fan didn't work the entire weekend.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          The hotel was in an excellent location for visitng the city. We liked the hotel pool which we used every day - and were often the only users. We then went to St Lawrence market for breakfast - we dislike hotel breakfasts and need a good cup of coffee in the morning. The market is only 5 minutes from the hotel and is brilliant for food. Toronto has lots of good restaurants at reasonable prices. We loved the trip to the islands - avoided the crowds by going to Wards Island and eating a good lunch in the cafe. Niagara Falls are a must - though the town itself is incredibly tacky. We were shocked that the wineries there actually charge for tasting - but we are told that the wine is poor so perhaps that is the only way that they can get people to buy it.

          There was quite extensive building work going on which was quite noisy in the morning and because the front entrance was being renovated, we had to walk out through some very unpleasant and dusty atmosphere. We were surprised that the workers using pneumatic drills were not using ear protection, since the noise was deafening - this must do a lot of damage to their ears.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          It is an excellent hotel for many reasons, the foremost being the location, then the price was very reasonable for the quality of service and comfort. We will definitely stay again!!!!!

        • Couple
          9.2

          Loved the location; we were in town for a concert at the acc, we walked directly across the street from the Novotel and had a wonderful dinner a The Keg and then it was only a 10 minute walk to the Air Canada Center. We will definitely stay again!

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          i came for a concert in the area on a weekend

          it was a great experience

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Breakfast was good and room large and comfortable did not use facilities.Position was excellent but due to everything being closed and boarded up we were unable to utilize this position.

          Was there during the G20 and due to large presents of protesters outside our hotel with a large police presence we were very scared of things becoming very violent so as a result we checked out a day early and flew to Vancouver. Hotel did not give us or offer a refund or any compensation for day lost. Although we were notified the G20 was on we were assured that we would be quite safe.

        • Single
          8.2

          The location is perfect: close to Union Station and Yonge Street.

          The building activities at The Esplanade.

        • Group of friends
          7.4

          Central to down town able to park and walk

        • Family with children
          8.4

          Location, and the Internet booking allowed a reasonable price. The two large beds made it all a good place.

          No fridges in the room was disappointing. The only fridge there was a mini bar already stocked and the removal of any items would resolt in charges - not a good welcome. I stay in hotels colse to 200 nights per year, and a hotel your style generally provides a lot of stuff re; bottled water and cookies for example - not charge. But all in all it was a good place to stay, and I would stay there again.

        • Family with children
          6.2

          Location to Union Station, Air Canada Center and St. Lawrence Market was very good.

          Had stayed at Novotel Esplanade years ago. Was disappointed with inferior appointments and upkeep (stained carpets, less-than-pristine bedding). More like an old motel than Downtown hotel. First time I ever felt a Booked.net was substandard.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Novotel Toronto Centre Toronto location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        45 The Esplanade, Toronto, Canada, M5E 1W2

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Toronto
          1.1km
        Train Stations
        • Toronto Union Station
          600 m
        • Danforth Go Station
          7.5km
        Underground stations
        • King
          400 m
        • Union
          600 m
        Restaurants
        • Old Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Bistro)
          30 m
        • Cafe Nicole & Bar (cuisine: French)
          20 m
        Parks
        • Toronto Sculpture Garden
          350 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  1 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2006
        • Number of rooms:
          262

        Hotel Awards

        CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTorontoNovotel Toronto Centre

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in Canada

        Use Badge