Rated 5 out of 5 by DancingQueen Great Location
My husband and I stayed at the Sheraton for a wedding we attended at the nearby Arcadian loft. The suite was clean and modern. The view of Nathan Phillips Square was beautiful. The indoor/outdoor pool was a great feature. We would definitely stay here again.
June 18, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by crobertsca OK, but needs updating
I'm a long time SPG member and use the Sheraton Downtown Toronto quite a bit because of its convenient location...and of course the points. However, compared to other hotels in the area, and other SPG Sheratons, this location needs some TLC in its rooms and hallways. The value for money is good, but with peeling wallpaper in the rooms, old worn furniture, and stained carpets, a lot of these rooms need updating and fixing. Luckily the staff is very nice and helpful, and the main lobby area is OK. They've upated their restaurant too. I just wish they would take more pride in their rooms. Too bad the Westin Harbour Castle isn't a more convenient location for business travellers.
January 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by patsychom Excellent choice
This is a great choice - excellent location, staff and premise. Staff are outstanding, always ready to accommodate your needs. They are friendly and welcoming and very helpful with directions, suggestions, best bets. The hotel is top of the list for TO.
April 24, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by jayx1 Rude Staff
I cannot remember a time that I have ever run into a friendly staff member here. Service has always been average to down right rude. I am done with this location after giving them far too many chances. I will take my business and my clients elsewhere.
April 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jimtraveller A 10 out of 10 (June 7-11 Stay)
This is the hotel I normally look up first when I choose to stay in downtown Toronto. Wonderful location, and a lot of great amenities in and around the hotel.
What was very special for me for this stay was the front desk staff, Brian, I was on a three-day course downtown Toronto, and my hotel reservation was only till Sunday night (checking out Monday). With the extremely busy conference season in June in DT Toronto, all the downtown hotels were completely sold out. I thought that I gave a try on Sunday to see possibility of extension of the stay till Wednesday, A gentleman at Front Desk, Brian, he was very attentative, helpful and patient with me, working with me for almost 20 minutes, and he was able to extend my stay till the day when my course is done, and also with a late check-out.
The SPG Gold/Platinum check-in line was very express and helpful for SPG Gold/Platinum members.
This stay was perfect in many ways for me, the room service was very fast (within 10 minutes of my calls placing the order), food was great and in good portion.
The clue lounge is always spacious and available for seating, with plenty of privacy when sitting down for a snack or a glass of wine.
This hotel is like my home away from home in Toronto while I visit there.
Very happy and highly recommend!
June 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Deb2012 Very happy with the Sheraton Center
I am a frequest business traveller to Toronto and choose to stay at the Sheraton Center. “Home away from home” is a bit of a cliché, but, in this hotel it is true. Right from the Front Desk team, to the Bell team, Luggage Room, and, especially Guest Services, everyone goes above and beyond.
At the end of a long day, being checked in by friendly, smiling people who great me by name, and remember my personal details, hearing my room is in my favorite area of the hotel, and having one of the bell team run to grab my “staying bag” from luggage and getting my travel bag on a cart is really appreciated.
And sometimes I even receive a lovely amenity to recognize my repeat business :)
February 21, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Notsure2Bback Okay - but nothing more.
1. Central location
1. Mattress too soft.
2. Extra charge for in-room Internet access.
3 Busy lobby with throngs accessing free Internet in the lobby (see 2 above).
May 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Surgy This hotel has great staff and location
Love the location of this hotel. We have stayed here several times and have always been treated to excellent service. We highly recommend this hotel.
August 12, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by ksa15 Another stay, more frustration
I guess it begins at check in, I've stayed at this sheraton probably close to 12-15 times. Only once was I offered an upgrade, I don't even think they check, and as a platinum member I see no real difference in being platinum at this point except for point accumulation.
My room was right next to the ice machine, which I've made clear I hate. And worst of all, my room thermostat didn't work so my room was freezing for three days. Some may say, why not complain and change rooms? Well I arrived at 1am, and unpacked and the last thing I wanted to do was repack, and deal with this baloney at 130.
Lastly, the wi-fi signal in 3439 is weak and barely usable.
Pretty disappointed with this trip overall. I might start staying at the Westin which is farther but at least I get upgrades, and wifi that works. Or just start staying at the Trump, comparable rate, 1000% better in every regard.
A disappointed platinum member.
September 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SOIsinger Excellent Accomodations
We had 70 people here for a convention in a variety of rooms. All were extremely pleased with the hotel and surrounding area. We will be back!
July 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by PrincessLily Club Lounge Staff are Amazing
The club lounge staff always make us feel welcome. Our home away from home.
Special thanks to Blesilda.
August 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Imagine "Home Away From Home!"
“Home away from Home!”. That is what the Sheraton Toronto is to us.
We visit several times a year and am always impressed with the quality of staff beginning with Marilyn at the front desk who always greets us by name with a big smile and a hug and provides excellent customer service each and every time.
We just celebrated our 43rd wedding anniversary and were thrilled to be remembered by Bless in the Club Lounge with a special anniversary greeting. She had genuine pleasure in sharing our anniversary and always welcomes us by name with a warm sincere smile. Marilyn and Bless are the smiling friendly faces we always look forward to seeing.
You cannot beat the location and we walk to almost everything we wish to see and do.
To us “there is no other” hotel. Sheraton Toronto is it!
We highly recommend the Sheraton for your first and every visit to Toronto.
October 14, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by BlaketheSnake Sheraton Toronto Center = Great!
Great location, rooms, value, service, and best of all--Great Staff and Management.
December 7, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by taramara in desperate need of complete reno, staff training&proper advertising
booked last minute, for a second night stay in Toronto. Left a 5 star hotel to try this one. website states triple diamond and pictures indicate modern clean rooms. what a terrible experience I had from check-in to check out! changed rooms 3 times due to cleanliness and flooding toilets and tubs! was reprimanded by front desk manager and hung up on. only 3 professional staff in building were the manager Myra, maintenance man, and chuck (that checked me in)
September 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by midlandtourist Wonderful Welcome Back
In Real Estate it is location, location, location. The weather was terrible with sleet and rain but this location on the Toronto PATH meant we could go everywhere without facing the elements. A real Plus.
This hotel has a great location but at this Sheraton, it is service, service, service! We usually come to the Sheraton downtown a couple of times a year. This time we convinced our friends to book in too. We have Platinum status and we know what level of service to expect. But our friends who often use another hotel had a wonderful time and they could not say enough about the service. The service at the front desk was actually fun as there was a bit of confusion (on our part) with regards mixing up the keys and it was quickly resolved with good humour. Thank you Tammi.
But our friends were most impressed that the staff at the Club Lounge Blesilda, John and Augustin all remembered us and genuinely welcomed us back. Hard to believe in a hotel as large as this Sheraton. And a special thank you to the Club staff for finding me some gluten free muffins for breakfast. Having a dietary restriction can make travelling difficult so it was great for me to have something to eat while enjoying the lounge with my spouse and friends.
We are looking forward to our next Toronto visit.
July 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by suzieq123 Excellent staff, feels like home from home
This hotel is perfect for both the business traveller and tourist, centrally located and close to major attractions. The hotel is clean and has great facilities. The main reason I use this hotel and would highly recommend it is the way all the staff take care of your every need. The welcome from George and all in valet, Brian and Marilyn are fabulous at check in along with all the others and Blesilda at the Club Lounge is so friendly and takes care of all the guests. I always feel like this is my home away from home when I stay here......kudos to all the staff you really do make a difference!!
December 9, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Disappointed2012June Great location but a tired hotel
There are many good points about this hotel.
The location is fantastic, centrally located.
The lounge is very nice with great views and excellent food.
The lobby is alive.
The gym is very good but lockers should be supplied for guests.
The rooms are tired.
The food in BnB is not good and overpriced, I would especially avoid the fish tacos.
The taxi situation at the front door leaves much to be desired.
October 26, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Ray1234 Horrible weekend, despite staff efforts
1st given a room without a king bed, although my reservation specified it.
Staff moved us. Construction Jackhammers on Queen St woke us up at 7:30 Sunday morning. Staff moved us. Drunks running and pounding on doors and cursing (due to some high school bus trip) Shower didn't work. Staff gave us a room to shower in.
Were credited $50 and received breakfast coupons, that made it better. Previous guest's towel was still on bathroom hook. Just a terrible experience, although staff did try to fix it (after waiting in line with 20 other people). Windows of hotel very dirty. Busy, noisy weekend.
July 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Antonio Sheraton is a great option in downtown Toronto
I booked a one-night stay in early September. Check-in was silky smooth, upgraded to SPG floor c/w lounge access. The indoor/outdoor pool on the 3rd is a nice place to relax, it even has a jacuzzi! My room (on the 39th) was great, it included comp. WIFI access. The exercise room has just been renovated and all of the equipment is new! The lounge (43rd) serves hot and cold hor d'oeuvres in the eve, followed by a selection of breakfast cereals, oatmeal, bagels and fresh fruit. Not to mention cafe au lait - my favourite! I will be back to the Sheraton Centre next time I am in Toronto!
September 11, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Diane111 Very disappointed with the Sheraton dowtown Toronto
Checked in at 1:30pm. The staff tells me the suite is not ready but will be by 3:00pm. We come back at 3:15pm and I am being informed my suite is not ready, don't know when it will be. I press on and ask how long it takes to clean and she tells me 1:30 to 2 hrs?? really?? We are entertaning customers that night and not impressed. I live in Burlington and really did not have to stay at the hotel but thought it would be nice since it is our two year anniversary so use one of my suite upgrade. I am a Gold for life member and close to being platinum for life. I spend a lot of time at starwood hotels which I am very impressed with but would never stay at your hotel again. On top of it we get in our suite and the shower drain is plugged to the point I could have had a bath when I was done with my shower as there was so much water in the tub. The plastic curtain in the bedroom to block the light had a rip in it! So I got 4000 points for all of this inconvenience but frankly I should have gotten my money back!
October 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Uma5062 Great stay
Overall a great hotel although the approach to the main lobby is a little creepy= industrial looking.. Staff power washer the walkways and pavement while guests try to stay out of the way of the spray. Idea ! = power wash at 3 am when no one is around. The motor from the power washer was so loud, you could not have a conversation.
Once you got past the entry , the lobby was open, bright and spacious.
Staff was great and willing to please.
The biggest negative was the food cost inside the facility. I understand that this is a profit making venture, but I also understand food cost in the hospitality industry. Really, $5.75 per cup for a coffee (in an urn) in the meeting room and $12 per one ounce of (standard) liquor is simply robbery without a gun. Retail on the same liquor is about $1 per ounce, coffee about 10 cents.
August 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by supportive Ms
I think it is very important to state that the offer to participate in the "green' program is misleading. I thought it meant energy saving initiatives saving linen, towels etc. But in fact, my understanding now is that your initiative is simply to reduce your housekeeping staff. The beds are already not changed every day for the same guest and towels can be reused etc. I encourage to make it clear to guests that your request for this initiatve is to reduce your housekeeping staff if guests do not want their beds made, garbage emptied and room vacuumed
June 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nonie40 Great Location
This hotel is ideal for those going to a downtown theatrical presentation. It is within walking distance to all those situated in the downtown core. Enjoy firsthand the sights and sounds of downtown Toronto - a city like no other!
October 27, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Kate3153 Poor Service
This past weekend, June 9 I was made to wait over 2 hours past my guaranteed check-in time for a parlour suite. I was told I could check-in at 3 o'clock and when I checked my luggage earlier was told everything was on schedule for 3:00pm. When I returned at 3:00pm to check in I was then told the people in the room before me were gold members and did not have to check out until 4:00 and that my room wouldn't be ready until 5:00pm. I was very irritated and was given attitude when I asked why I couldn't have been informed of that earlier so I could make alternate arrangements.
June 11, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by HeidiR Worst ever experience
I have been a SPG member for many years and this hotel is by far the worst property I have ever stayed at anywhere. The room was old and dirty, bathroom also the same and the sink so small and low that you had to bend from the waist to rinse your face. The Club Lounge was disgustingly dirty and the food what you will perhaps find at a gas station in Timbuktu. Although our room included WiFi we had to constantly login to the service every time we will use a device and though we were booked and stayed for a week we had to purchase service every day. These are only a few issues we experienced as there isn't enough space here to list them all. The $350+ we paid for this room was a complete waste of money and our worst hotel experience ever.
June 24, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Rickm123 Lifetime platinum
As a lifetime platinum this may well be the worst room I have stayed in. I have been at the Centre a number of times in the past and was planning an executive meeting in July. I would highly recommend the General Manager with his wife spend one night in room 2030. The sound of the elevator cables either out of sync or vibrating off the bedroom walls made my wife very unhappy which created grief for me. Unfortunately we arrived to the room from a late evening engagement and did not notice the loud noises until we had turned in. My fault for not demanding another room!
June 18, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Root33 Close to venues, food and entertainment
Stayed overnight as we attended Maple Leafs hockey game. Good quality eating establishments and shopping in close proximity.
October 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Koala123 This hotel is Excellent
Great rooms, excellent gym facility, very good restaurants, beautiful executive lounge (best I've seen to date), AMAZING staff - Muller and Blesinda from the Club Lounge are awesome!
May 3, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Ix10 IT is a good place for Conferences
IT is a nice place, well located and with good bedrooms. IT would be nice to have free internet in the bedrooms
The view from my room was espectacular.... I enjoyed IT very much
October 26, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Kikipo Reliable
Members of our professional association stay here each year for our annual conference. Service is always prompt, courteous and very professional. Our needs are always met; the room is nice, view amazing, and beds are so comfy. I love being right in the heart of downtown, so close to amazing restaurants, shops, the ROM, the Four Seasons centre, and a metro station from which I can zip quickly to other parts of the city.
October 21, 2014