$68 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 28, 2014 Check-out: Dec 31, 2014

Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Yorkville

2 stars
89 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON M5R 2G3
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
30 reviews
good value

the hotel is a very good value for the money. you can expect a clean comfortable basic room,... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Jun 25, 2007
avenue road

Very good location. Very helpful staff. Basic amenities, but a good place to stay. See full review

  • bneville
  • Jun 19, 2012
Stay where warm service is the standard and high fashion is the rule
Guests at the Howard Johnson Hotel - Downtown Toronto enjoy their well-known friendly service right in the heart of one of Canada's most fashionable neighborhoods. The hip boutiques, charming cafes and innovative art galleries of Bloor-Yorkville surround this comfortable and affordable hotel. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast before starting a day of shopping and sightseeing. In town for business? The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is within easy walking distance. And it's easy to stay productive and connected with free high-speed Internet service.
Highlights
  • Less than a mile from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access (in rooms only)
Location
CN Tower, one of Ontario's most-visited attractions, is an easy stroll or quick cab ride away. Don't miss learning the interesting history of Casa Loma or seeing the modern art at MOCCA. Discover a bit of nature in the city with an afternoon in Queens Park or High Park. Of course, Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands offers a spectacular example of nature co-existing with a major urban area. This is also a great location for business, travel with easy access to the business district, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and complimentary in-room high speed Internet access.
Rooms
Rooms at the Howard Johnson Hotel - Downtown Toronto are clean and well kept, with comfortable furnishings and nice amenities. Find complimentary newspapers at the door in the morning. Enjoy a free breakfast and complimentary in-room high speed Internet access, as well as in-room movies (fees apply) and cable channels.
Features
The Howard Johnson Hotel - Downtown Toronto's friendly and knowledgeable staff helps guests get comfortable and acquainted with the charming Bloor-Yorkville neighborhood. Ask about local attractions for an insider's tour of the city, or venture out to make your own discoveries. Browsing the boutiques, cafes, restaurants and galleries of the immediate neighborhood is a popular activity, and for good reason.
Transportation
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport (15.5 mi/25.1 km)
  • Bus stop (in the same block)
  • Subway (0.3 mi/0.6 km)
Attractions
  • Royal Ontario Museum (0.2 mi/0.5 km)
  • Hockey Hall of Fame (2.3 mi/3.7 km)
  • Air Canada Centre (2.5 mi/4.1 km)
  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre (2.8 mi/4.6 km)
Business
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access (in rooms only)

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Exercise gym
Dining
Vending machines
Services
ATM/Cash machine
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Wheel chair access
Room
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Cribs available
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Yorkville: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Ontario Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Royal Conservatory of Music: 0.3 mi
  • Bata Shoe Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Toronto Public Library: 0.4 mi
  • University of Toronto: 0.6 mi
  • Spandina Historic House: 0.8 mi
  • Casa Loma: 1.1 mi
  • Allan Gardens Conservatory: 1.3 mi
  • The AGO, Art gallery of Ontario: 1.3 mi
  • Pantages Theatre: 1.4 mi
  • Eaton Centre: 1.4 mi
  • Mackenzie House: 1.4 mi
  • The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre: 1.5 mi
  • Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts: 1.6 mi
  • Yorkville: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Ontario Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Royal Conservatory of Music: 0.3 mi
  • Bata Shoe Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Toronto Public Library: 0.4 mi
  • University of Toronto: 0.6 mi
  • Spandina Historic House: 0.8 mi
  • Casa Loma: 1.1 mi
  • Allan Gardens Conservatory: 1.3 mi
  • The AGO, Art gallery of Ontario: 1.3 mi
  • Pantages Theatre: 1.4 mi
  • Eaton Centre: 1.4 mi
  • Mackenzie House: 1.4 mi
  • The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre: 1.5 mi
  • Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts: 1.6 mi
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra: 1.7 mi
  • Princess of Wales Theatre: 1.8 mi
  • Massey Hall: 1.8 mi
  • National Ballet of Canada: 1.9 mi
  • Hockey Hall of Fame: 2 mi
  • St Lawrence Market: 2 mi
  • CN Tower: 2.1 mi
  • Air Canada Centre: 2.1 mi
  • Rogers Centre: 2.2 mi
  • Fort York: 2.3 mi
  • Distillery District: 2.3 mi
  • Harbourfront Centre: 2.4 mi
  • Toronto Music Garden: 2.4 mi
  • Centre Island: 3 mi
  • Toronto Island Park: 3.5 mi
  • High Park: 3.8 mi
  • Ontario Science Centre: 4.2 mi
  • Ashbridge's Bay Park: 4.4 mi
  • Edwards Gardens: 4.7 mi
  • The Beaches: 5 mi
  • Toronto Centre for the Arts: 6.6 mi
  • Scarborough Bluffs: 9 mi
  • Toronto Zoo: 14.5 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (30)

Ratings and reviews for Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Yorkville

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
30 out of 30
Amenities:
2.7
Room cleanliness:
3.4
Hotel staff:
3.7
Room comfort:
3.5
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.6

80% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Sacramento, CA
Jun 25, 2007

good value

the hotel is a very good value for the money. you can expect a clean comfortable basic room, spacious, a small charming lobby, and a location in one of toronto's nicest neighborhoods. i will stay again, and recommend it to anyone.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
spaniards
Business
spain
Jan 18, 2011

ok for value and well located

Awsome surrounding, 5 minutes walk to nearest metro station. Maybe a bit old but confortable bedroom. Nice staff would provide good advice for dining around.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Hemingway's

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
bneville
Business
New York
Jan 10, 2012

great location

The location is great and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Yorkville

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
OnTheRoader
Business
Ontario
May 31, 2012

No frills in a great location

I've stayed here twice and I've never had a problem. The room is basic but clean. For Toronto, though, the price doesn't get any better. The location is perfect and much better than staying east of Yonge Street. I know the city very well and this location has the advantage of being close to the student vibe of the Annex where there are many good bars and restaurants. That's much preferable to being in the Financial District or east of Yonge, which aren't areas conducive to walking and exploring. The front desk staff were incredibly nice. A great value!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Guu Sakebar is a vibrant Japanese Izakaya. The Madison and Pauper's are popular pubs with large rooftop patios. The Victory Café on Markham is a little more homey with a great beer selection, good food, and quiet patio.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
bneville
Business
New York
Jun 19, 2012

avenue road

Very good location. Very helpful staff. Basic amenities, but a good place to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Yorkville

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
robodude
Business
Washington, DC
Aug 2, 2011

Unbeatable location for the price

Very convenient. Close to things we wanted to do. Bare-bones amenities but very reasonably priced for that neighborhood. Free wi-fi and coffee 24/7 were a plus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Yorkville

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Chicago
Jan 25, 2011

Pleasant Stay

The hotel was clean, peaceful and quiet. A very pleasant experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Aug 6, 2008

a bit expensive for what you get

The Howard Johnson Hotel was nice but not as nice as it should be for the price. In addition, we had to pay an extra $15 just to park in their parking lot.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Goody, Grateful Guy
Business
lawrence, kansas
Oct 6, 2009

Terrific location, great price

A fine no-frills hotel in a spectacular location near shops, galleries, museum, restaurants. Beautiful bargain spot in the midst of luxury.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Chicago
Jul 6, 2009

Stay in Howard-Johnson, Toronto, ON, Ca

We only slept in the hotel and had breakfasts. The good thing is that they provide simple breakfast. But no drinking water, which is not convenient for families with kids.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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