Rated 4 out of 5 by Coloradobound Fitness area
While the facilities were excellent with a large room, areas to stretch, and many different exercise machines, it felt as if the staff were not engages. ie the dispenser for wipes to clean a machine after use was frequently empty - things like this just don't seem a priority. The exercise bikes varied wildly on their settings as well. Kind of lackadaisical in approach.
October 7, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Emilienne Sheraton Standards are slipping
I went to several Sheraton hotels throughout the world and was very disappointed by Toronto's Central.
The bathroom was tiny, there was no bathrobes, and even no shower caps!
There was no fridge in the room, paper cups for making coffees instead of china cups and only 2 of them, which meant we had to re-use them. There was no help with the luggage!.
I was very disappointed.
June 3, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Visitor9 Internet services
Overall stay was ok very disappointed with no free internet...well actually you can get free but down in the lobby! Hard to believe in this day and age that is not part of your service especially when visiting as part of a large group for business who uses the Sheraton routinely several times a year. Find having to pay $16 per day get internet in room excessive.
November 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by LostACustomer Sheraton Doesn't want to win over frequest travelers
The hotel was fine but they would not match my status at another hotel chain. I will not stay at this or any other Sheraton again. Why would i? I have a very high status and get many perks at another hotel. I travel constantly. Sheraton wants me to stay 3.5 business weeks before i get any type of status. You've lost me as a customer - you really should match program status.
February 8, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Coady Mr
I was not impressed when I checked into the hotel as they didnt have my room ready of two queen size beds that I requested. Then the guy on the front desk decided to up sell me on another room for $50.00 more rather than offering me that for the same price because of the hotels mistake.
January 20, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Acelsie Seems to be sliding
Although the check-in experience was very good and my room was up-graded it's hard to believe it was well below expectations. There was no water in the room, no refrigerator and the telephones we're working . As a aresult I had to call long distance from my cell phone to get room service which arrive too late. Needless to say I expected more.
December 11, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by 55555 Fitness Equipment Requires a Tune Up
There is a lot of equipment in the fitness room which is great however much of it requires maintenance/recalibrating. Two of the Ellipticals would not turn on and a few had issues where increasing the levels did not increase resistance. One of the pedals on one of the bikes was ripped off. Otherwise the variety and amount is great, but the equipment needs some tuning up.
October 6, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by 2day2012 Very nice experience
I was there for the LES convention - Hotel set up was for meetings was very nice, staff over and above! LinkCenter very accomodating. Did not care for B2B menu it was limited (food tasted good), service first night was excellent it was just me, but other nights had to wait a long time, left once, tried another night and had to wait a long time for food and for assitance.
October 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by boatshow14 Great Stay
We attended the Toronto International Boat Show 2014 and had great accomodations. We booked less than a week prior to the event because for hectic hockey/playoff schedule. We were able to use the boat show special and had a great rate and a nice stay close to the venue!
January 20, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Michael459 Hotel should state pool area under renovation
We were extremely disappointed the pool bar and BBQ area were closed for renovation. The hotel web site could have indicated this. We had to take the elevator to the lobby and change elevators to get to the club level. The room had loud noises from the ventilation system and we had no control of the room temperature. Overall my wife was very disappointed with our stay.
July 15, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Ali71 need a lot of improvement
I am a frequent sheraton customer. I travel a lot and try to stay at sheraton. this is the worst ever. if sheraton care about their reputation they should do something. bathroom sinks and facilities are horrible. they simply do not work and if they work they are so old you are afraid to break them from being old. simply not to a sheraton standards at all
November 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Irisheyes Resort away from home
The hotels relaxing atmosphere, exceptional staff, accomodation and the city view from the Club room has for several years made the Sheraton our mini vacation within the cty. The location is outstanding with the underground walkways allowing access to a large area of the city core. The staff is amazing and we look forward to their pleasant greeting for our return stay.
December 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by pablo63 you have some good people
on the trip before my last, i was in an incredible hurry to check in and get to a meeting, due to a late plane. I have to say that the check in process was one of the best i have had. They got the idea that i was rushing and did the whole thing quickly and professionally in what seemed like less than two minutes. the people at the starwood preferred desk are excellent.
February 7, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Galen great location for downtown
this hotel is looking tired. Rooms and public areas are dingy and need to be livelier and brighter. Only one food and bar area which gets crowded. Food lukewarm. although reasonable selection
Room service food cold and unable to eat
February 3, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Patrick55 Hotel is close to the action
The Sheraton is across the street from Toronto City Hall. You get to see democracy in its most basic form. Eaton's Centre and The Bay for shopping are very close for any shopping needs. The Blue Jays( MLB )can be seen for a short walk to Front Street. Same with the Raptors and Leafs in season but why would you go to those perennial disappointments. Overall a nice stay
May 7, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Zeke A disappointed frugal Scotch accountant.
Design of the conference room annex was ill planned.. Washrooms a mile away unless one found and took the back stairway.... down one floor !!!
Buffet breakfast , tax and tip included at $36 for our group was was quite steep.. Would have expected smoked salmon and OJ with champaigne at that price.. The buffet was maybe worth $20 all inclusive.
Satff were super however.
September 26, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Ohio2000 Good location; amenities are under par
The location of the hotel and the conference facilities are very good. My concern is with the lack of temperature control in the room. No matter the setting at the thermostat the room stayed at 72 deg. The TV system was often not working fully. Many stations had no signal. The portfolio review was available for review only on the morning of checkout.
November 18, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by DrLawrence worst night sleep
I usually get the best sleep at a hotel, but there were young folks in the hallways who had clearly been drinking, and security wasn't very efficient about clearing up the matter. Then there was some kind of construction going on in the building that caused a rippling sound effect. Again, staff had the noise stopped, but it would resume. This all occurred until 3 am!
May 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Goofy13 Downtown Favorite
This is our favorite hotel in downtown Toronto becasue of the proximity to everything Toronto! We enjoy ice skating in the winter and shows in the summer, and of course shopping. The staff is exceptional, especially the Club Level staff - from the HOSTESS to the servers. They are there to meet your needs and go out of their way to see that everything is "just right".
March 31, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by 99bottlesofbeer There were a few glitches here and there but they were immediately taken care of by a very friendly, accommodating and professional staff
All the staff, from the parking valet, front desk staff, room service waiters, & Housekeeping were extremely friendly, accommodating and professional. I had read previous negative reviews about this property prior to my visit but my wife and I didn't encounter anything but a very well trained and congenial staff. We had a wonderful stay and would highly recommend it.
May 1, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Ts219 Platinum Status has Zero value
This was my fifth stay at this hotel. I always get the room which I have booked. The hotel claims they are sold out everytime :).
I am told to book a lower rate so they can upgrade me to a club level, which is what I book normally.
This visit I checked out a day early and moved to another hotel. I have also asked my staff that travels to Toronto to avoid the hotel.
September 17, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nick28 Thank you for the memorable stay
We would like to thank you and the crew for the memorable and relaxing stay. From the club lounge to the pool the services was remarkable. Special gratitude to you as you also helped us with information around town and the surprise BnB breakfast. I will certainly recommend this Hotel to my family and friends and would love to come back for another stay.
April 1, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by johy This hotel needs upgrading in TV's, plumbing
The TV we had kept cutting in and out all day long with static. While taking a shower in the morning it took a long time to get hot water which I understand could be from others using the shower at the same time. (Look into that please) and the tubs water would not exit fast enough. While taking a shower it took 5 minutes after the shower for the water to disappear.
January 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Grezbanger Fantastic facility - great experience
Everything you expect - world class facility with access to every amenity you need. The staff was amazing! Even when we had a loud neighboring room, the staff was extremely responsive! We enjoyed our 5 year wedding anniversary celebration with the Sheraton and would recommend this facility to anyone that visits Toronto. Location was central to everything. Thank you.
January 28, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Sheratony Sheraton - a step behind
- Poor internet room service with sign up costs that then get removed. Why have the charges then? Offer services free to simplify the process. Its 2014. Keep up with expected hotel services.
- No lighting at the room work desk
- Inadequate room lights
- No available electricity near the bedside without having to unplug the wall lights or the alarm clock
- No clear instructions on or beside the phone to deal with calls and messages received
- No simple hard copy hotel services book to inform you of hotel services, menus for room-services, facilities, etc , You must go searching on the TV for this information and then wait for screens of various menu pages to slowly appear. Give me a food menu. Give me a list of hotel services. Simple is better. If you want to watch TV you have to depart your movie to seek out this information or view the room-service menu and miss your movie (and you spend the first 15 minutes of your stay looking for the expected hotel services book)
- Price for room movies are most often $16 plus. It thus costs more than going to a movie theatre. What's the problem? Why such an excessive extra cost for a simple movie?
- Room menu costs are excessive as are those in the lobby B&B restaurant. A simple breakfast or sandwich with drink can cost $30-40 easily and the food quality is mediocre/bland and in no way justifies this cost.
- Lobby and in-hotel restaurants need updating and improved menus, decor, food quality. Toronto below level food court and service provider facilities are outdated and even more apparent as you travel on underground pedestrian pathways from the Sheraton to adjacent building facilities. It's like entering the current decade as you move away from the Sheraton and returning to an un-renovated Friendly's restaurant on your return
- Inadequate business center facilities with limited weekend hours and inappropriate/ inadequate for the purposes of attendees at a conference (as was the case with me)
March 18, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Amy67 Chilly night
Staff were fantastic. Location can't be beat...the one thing that was missing was heat in our room! Went to a wedding and came back to a freezing cold room despite having called reception 2 times prior to leaving for the evening. At 1:00am with two toddlers fast asleep the last thing we wanted to do was switch rooms. It happens, but very disappointing nonetheless!!
December 19, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Kendra11 Mediocre
I was less than impressed first of all with the cost of valet parking. Especially when they likely parked it in the city lot anyway. Second, the room was only superficially clean. Dust build-up was evident. Third, for the price I expected a newer room appearance. It had not been updated in multiple years. There was also a significantly high added cost for internet.
October 10, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by PeterJ2012 Never sent me my folio
Always, always get your folio printed before you leave with this hotel. I have asked them repeatedly to send me my folio but they never do and no one ever calls me back on my messages to the voice box there that is responsible for it. So, months later, I am still out over $600 b/c my company won't reimburse w/o a receipt. Appalling service from a Starwood property.
November 1, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dataminer Great Hotel
As a guest to this hotel more than 200 times I can confidently recommend the Sheraton Centre. The staff seemingly has unusually long tenure making them accountable and proud of their work. The location cannot be beat and the amenities are well above average.
I, like most traveler's, have my choice as to where I stay; I happily choose the Sheraton Centre, Toronto.
April 27, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jeff4664 Horrable experience
This has to be the worse hotel in the Sheraton Family. If I was going to Sheraton for this first time and I had stayed at this hotel I would never return. I will never return to this hotel. There were no belhops, no parking had to park down the street. No one helped me get my bags to the room, the food I would feed to the rats.
December 16, 2013