Rated 3 out of 5 by ironman22 nice location but could use improvements
Nice hotel, located out of the city and a nice park behind.
Facilities are average. Sauna doesn't work, and the hot tube is cold. Gym is very small.
Ate breakfast and enjoyed the buffet. However my room was slightly dirty upon entering (the cups in the bar and the desk area).
Exercise room was a bit dirty and no staff, water spilled all over the place and some equipment didn't seem to have been wiped down for awhile.
The room itself was a bit cold or too hot, ran the AC or Heat non stop....leaving it at 21-22C did not seem to work at all. Plus it was so loud to keep on all night (I left it on regardless)
I think there are some better alternatives in the area.
December 17, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by ZR2440W Comfortable stay
The Westin Prince was a worthwhile selection and I would stay there again. Parking is open air surface lot onsite but not connected by a covered walkway (i.e., so if there was inclement weather, this would be uncomfortable). The exterior is somewhat outdated appearing, but inside, the lobby is quite nice. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The king bed room was comfortable. Again, the windows and some parts of the room (windows, phone) reflected an outdated decor a bit, but the room was comfortable, clean, and reasonably modern. Flat screen TV was glitchy and not in HD but not an issue since I didn't watch much TV. Outdoor pool only and was closed for the season. Restaurant appeared nice. Not too far to main throughfares by car and convenient dining locations within walking distance.
April 21, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by wongjc82 This Hotel
When I checked in with my boyfriend, the concierge didn't ask for my id and he spelled my last name wrong. I didn't find out until I had to get a new room card which wasn't working. I provided my id which did not match the name on their computer system. I spoke to 2 staff before there was a security who escorted me to my room to confirm my belongings and id. I felt like a criminal!
May 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lecorbusier The 20% factor
Unlike many hotels of this price range, the Westin Prince was surprisingly "scaled" for what I was expecting. It was like my room was 20% larger than I would have thought. And I felt taken care of on my brief stay there.
May 5, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Clint 4/18/2014 Stay (1 Night), Jr. Suite
Overall, a really comfortable stay and great staff. I would recommend staying.
My only issue was the room looks like a blend of new updates and very old and worn decor. Carpet, wallpaper, balcony, wall plates, couches,bathroom phones, and peeling paint in one of the bathrooms definitely need updating. But, a very comfortable and clean hotel.
If this was a 3 star hotel, this would be acceptable, but I expect better quality for a 4 star (especially for the Jr. Suite)
April 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Trish16 Clean and Comfortable
I would stay at the Westin again. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was very helpful and friendly.
May 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BM21 Excellent Stay
Just wanted to pass along a brief message for anyone considering staying at the Westin Prince in Toronto just off York Mills. My wife and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary there on Saturday and the experience was outstanding. The front desk wished us their best upon arrival (and departure) and we even had a small gift (wine and desserts) for us in our room when we returned from dinner. We specifically picked the Prince because of our postitive past experiences with the hotel, and just when we thought the experience couldn't be any better, they went above and beyond. I would highly recommend this hotel for anyone looking to celebrate an event, or simply just looking to get away from reality for a night.
February 24, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by westcoast Below Average to Average
My past stays at other Westin properties have been good to excellent. With the 2 issues below I would have to rate the stay as below average to average.
1. arriving in from Vancouver, I had a 3 hour time zone change, so trying to sleep in Saturday morning I was awaken by maintenance in the room next door drilling.bang on the connecting wall.
2. After a night out Saturday and arriving back a the hotel, house keeping had made the room, but did not replace the pillow cases and thus left the pillows in the middle of the bed. It means no supervisor ever came into the room to check for proper accordance. As it was late evening, I never bothered to call house keeping to rectify the problem.
January 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by lidam this hotel is very relaxable
I always want to come back there
April 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by mvcboy nothing too surprised
The hotel is older than average westin hotels to some points, the noise from the fan is huge. The staff forgot to offer me enhanced room at the first time, then I have to come back for asking, so I eventually got a higher floor room without great view though.
The coffee in the restaurant is not as good as it is supposed to be.
April 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Miki47 Beautiful hotel, friendly staff and great location
My husband and I returned to this hotel after a wonderful previous stay. Their staff are very tuned in to customer needs and requirements which made our stay exceptional once again. This is our hotel choice for Toronto. It has easy access off the highway, close to restaurants including three of their own, and the hotel itself is modern, clean with available parking. It is also very quiet and has a relaxed atmosphere. Excellent.
April 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Montrealeric weeken in Toronto
While driving in from Montreal, my 2 year old vomited. so you can imagine when we finally arrived we were elated. The check in person was able to make arrangements to accommodate my gold status and upgrade us to a corner room. THANK YOU!!!!!!
We go to our room and realized that our son decided to unpacked his clothing before we left Montreal. staff was great in steering us to the nearest Joe Fresh Store.
They also gave our 2 yr old a welcome kit. he loved it.
Breakfast buffet was a hit for him as well.
The only down side is the pool is not heated. after 15 mis in the pool, my son's lips turned blue.
location is great. i usually stay downtown, i think i will be staying here from now on. if the price is right.
August 15, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by RLC55 Completely Relaxing and Totally Accommodating...
Loved our stay at the Westin Prince and we will definitely be back again soon! The staff were lovely, very polite and extremely accommodating. Our agent Joseph provided us with a corner room overlooking the city and CN Tower. The staff went above and beyond and created a positive memorable customer experience! Thank you Westin Prince :)
April 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mrjoy Oh the wifi
Ok so the westin prince Toronto is a nice hotel. It's clean. The gym is nice, the staff is friendly. But the in room wifi is basically a joke. I've stayed in the hotel multiple times and the in room wifi is mediocre at best and unacceptable at worst. During this stay it was at its worst. Depending on where in my room I was sitting I would lose connection. That was if I could even connect at all. I tried to connect with an iPad, then later an android smart phone, and when those were both on and off I tried my pc. With each device the connection was the same minimal. For the price you charge your guests for in room wifi they should expect the same quality wifi service they pay for at home. Not some joke of quality like I experienced last week.
March 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by AFG2 Good facilities but staff in restaurants below par
Hotel experience was good but the restaurant staff at dinner was unacceptable. Server was not friendly or responsive. Seemed like it was a chore to serve us. Needs a lot of improvement.
April 10, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Neoteros At Westin level!
Together with my family I spent two nights at this hotel and used it as a base to visit Toronto. That was at a time an advantage and a limit. The advantage was that the hotel was a good choice to visit the city. The limit was that while visiting the city I could not enjoy all the impressive facilities granted by the hotel, i.e. gym, pool, tennis courts, etc.
Incredibily nice the personnel at the reception, always smiling, supportive, effective. Delicious the buffet breakfast.
As a Platinum, I got all the possible recognition they could grant me with.
The only disappointment was that during the day between the two nights none cleaned the room up. Unusual for a hotel of such a level.
Yet, I would suggest Westin Prince to all those visiting Toronto.
August 24, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by wlm195 Requested a Quiet Room
We made a special request for a quiet room in preparation for surgery @ Sunnybrook Hosp the next day and on check-in were "upgraded" to #1901. It is a beautiful corner vista but the sound of the elevators was a disturbance for the entire night. It wasn't until we were comfortably in bed that we really noticed this or we would have requested a change. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to mention this to management in the a.m. as we had to be out early.
March 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carl001 Great generally
I was staying here alone. My wife insists on cleaning all surfaces in a hotel room with a disinfectant wipe (Lysol). To my pleasant surprise, even with all surfaces cleaned (all bathroom surfaces, tabletops, desks, tv remote, phone,...), not one bit of dirt showed on the wipe. I even looked for bedbugs (between mattresses, under/around bed,...) - no bugs! Very pleasant and spacious room. Main restaurant (Seasons) pricy but quite good. All staff (front desk and restaurant) were very pleasant and helpful!
November 25, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by hockeyplayer Needs a makeover
Room was drafty, noisy, with old ragged carpeting and dim bathroom lights. Cut myself shaving 'cause I couldn't see a thing there. Noise all night long from doors banging, stairs, and whatever else in the vicinity, terrible isolation in the room. Strong draft from the bottom of the windows, and internet that constantly goes off and needs to be reselected again, on every one of my devices. Overall, a disappointing facility, not to mention the fact that it's in the middle of nowhere, and a $50 ride downtown...
February 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by jojo73 great location
would definatly stay here again. Easy to get to from highway, close to restaurants and shopping. Very clean and comfortable. staff was extremly happy and pleasant.
March 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Keepongoing Excellent long term stay
With our house under repair , we spent almost 4 weeks at the Westin Prince. It felt like a "home from home" with a comfortable room and excellent service. All staff were exceedingly pleasant and helpful. This hotel has been part of our lives for over 30 years and we will continue to enjoy the facilities, specially on family occasions.
March 14, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Scotty1264 Wheres my coffee?
This hotel is in need of an upgrade. The guest bathrooms still have old 1980's push button phones and the rooms are looking a bit worn.For the price paid, I think this hotel needs to work on service delivery and overall appearance. Restaurant service was rushed and very cold. I had asked for a cappucino with my dessert and never got it. When I reminded the server it was still another 10 minutes at which time I had to take it with me. Food quality was good for both breakfast and dinner.
December 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by desere excellent stay
great place for a Saturday night getaway from a small town.Felt like royalty with my stay.Upon checking in i was automaticlly upgraded to a larger room by Clara,she was friendly and acknowleged my SPG profile.Sunday brunch is to die for being a foodie critique.will definitely stay here again.Thanks again to Mr Aujla and Mila for your hospitality.
March 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Marajm108 Best anniversary ever!
My husband and I celebrated our 24 wedding anniversary at Westin Prince and are thinking about going back for valentines. I had mentioned our 24 th anniversary when I booked and they remembered as we were surprised with goodies and a signed card wishing us from the front desk staff! The service was excellent as well as the cleanroom with the super comfy bed. Altogether it was the best mini holiday we have had In a long time. We will be back!
February 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Davy1001 Excellent Stay Under Extraordinary Circumstances
We stayed the evening of Saturday 21st September, for a lunchtime wedding the next day. There was an ice-storm initiated power failure during the night, which lasted the whole time we were there. The staff were very helpful and arranged to have the wedding food cooked at a nearby hotel that still had power. We attended a wonderful wedding, and the lack of electricity added an element of camaraderie that will be hard to replicate. All-in-all, it was a very memorable stay.
December 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by WearyWanderer A gem of a place with a few irrirants
One of the better hotels I've had the pleasure of staying in. Great view with a balcony which really doesn't open out.
An excellent setting and a neat layout make sit one of my favourite business hotels...
... except the internet conection speeds are abyssmal, making anything more than browsing and email arduous.
And the chairs... its wooden, too low for the desk and can in no way be adjusted. I stay at the Westin when I'm travelling on business and this was not condusive for work
June 25, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by madmags My Westin Experience. Dec. 13
The room was very nice and the bed was comfortable.
Service in the restaurant was excellent.
However, I was there the night of the power outage------I had picked your hotel due to a previous stay with a friend and becsuse I wanted to be close to Lawrence and Leslie for an appointment with an eye specialist.
My plan was to minimize stress before a potentially serious Drs appointment.
The power outage did not really allow for that!
The staff were excellent and all service was great.
December 17, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by JoandKr Very Disappointing Facility
Very poor or non-existing signs beginning with self parking lot pre-pay tickets that expire at 3 AM. No signs to restaurants and none open until 5 PM. No signs to elevators, outdoor pool or tennis court. No staff at front doors to help with luggage or even to say "welcome". TV in room didn't work until you turn on a power switch on the wall by entrance way... and you guessed it... no sign. The Express Service operator said "everybody calls with same question". No body in this hotel has stood back and looked at things from the Guests (Customers) perspective.... just their own short sighted that's good enough point of view... and we can save money by doing only the minimum necessary. It shows across the whole building and staff... not 1 staff member had a smile or seemed to be enjoying their job. I won't go back again.
June 10, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by favre poor service
Was very disappointed with staff attitude. we had checked in with 2 rooms after a accident at our home made us leave our home. we were awoken at 10 pm with a fire alarm which went on for 1 hour. my 2 children were exhausted the next day for school. when i went to the front desk the next day. The gentleman just shrugged and said it was unfortunate. I would think a hotel with good service would have at least offered a free night or some other compensation.
September 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by rtay Great staff
The staff is very friendly and helpful. I had a small issue (not with the hotel) and they were very accommodating.
March 10, 2014