Your private space is a sunny south facing furnished bedroom for one (queen sized serta perfect sleeper) in a quiet, spacious, clean, attractive, comfortable, downtown Toronto 2 bedroom apartment with patio and garden and in the safe, central, lively St. Lawrence Market Old Town neighborhood. 2 day minimum stay.
Your private space is a sunny south facing furnished bedroom for one in a quiet, spacious, clean, attractive, comfortable, downtown Toronto 2 bedroom apartment with patio and lake, city and garden views. Situated in the heart of downtown Toronto, in the safe and lively St. Lawrence Old Town neighborhood with access to a private patio with great views. Queen size bed (Serta Perfect Sleeper - pillow top) cosy arm chair, dresser, closet, full-length mirror, fresh towels, high thread count sheets, black out window blind and Wi Fi. Room measures 14 feet by 9 feet.
The apartment is fully furnished, with central air, a well equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, HD cable, flat screen TV. Shared access to kitchen, full bathroom and common space. I am a professional who loves to meet people, and also values privacy and quiet. I am passionate about food and gardening and will happily provide restaurant recommendations - so please don't hesitate to ask! The space would ideally suit a travelling business person or mature student. Minimum stay is 2 days. Rate negotiable for stays over a month. If you do not have host reviews, please create a complete Air B&B profile or tell me about yourself and the purpose of your trip in your enquiry.
Wake up ready to start your day with fresh, hot coffee or tea and breakfast! Let me know what you like for breakfast so it is ready for your visit.
If you're visiting during the Film Festival it's a 19 minute walk, 11 minutes by streetcar or 5 minutes by taxi to Tiff Bell Lightbox. You will be steps away from a 24 hour grocery store, St Lawrence Market, banks, pharmacies, theatres, shopping, art galleries, coffee shops, trendy restaurants, pubs, cinemas, concert halls, sporting venues and the subway (TTC) and King street car line, GO bus & train, Via Rail, and Greyhound bus station. Rental bikes and Zip cars are across the street and cycling and running trails are nearby. An 8 minute walk from the Financial District; 11 minutes to Landmark; 12 minutes to George Brown (St James campus); 10 minutes to George Brown (Corus Quay campus); 15 minute walk to Ryerson. The subway is less than a 10 minute walk away and we are just off the Gardiner Expressway at Yonge Street with five parking lots within a five-minute walk, most charge approximately $15 per 24 hours. Car rental service is available at Union Station.
Smoking is not permitted. No heavy perfumes. No pets or shoes indoors please.
King Station (Main Subway Line) – 6 minutes
Union Station - 7 minutes
St. Lawrence Market – 5 minutes
Sugar Beach – 7 minutes
Hockey Hall of Fame – 6 minutes
Eaton Center – 13 minutes
Air Canada Centre – 10 minutes
Distillery District – 18 minutes
Tiff Bell Lightbox - 19 minutes
Roy Thomson Hall – 20 minutes
Entertainment District – 20 minutes
Toronto Island Ferry Terminal – 12 minutes
Queen's Quay – 17 minutes
CN Tower and Roger's Centre – 25 minutes
Harbourfront Centre – 15 minutes
Harbourcastle Convention Centre - 10 minute walk
St. Michael`s Hospital – 12 minutes
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - 20 minute walk
There is easy access to biking and walking trails along Lakeshore and in the Don Valley. Cabbagetown has the largest number of Victorian Houses outside of San Francisco, it's a short subway ride and bus. The Distillery District, a 15 minute walk, is set in a former whisky plant; with cobblestone streets, coffee shops, restaurants, shopping, theatre and fabulous chocolate at Soma, an artisan chocolate maker.
TIFF Bell Lightbox - 11 minutes
Art Gallery of Ontario – 14 minutes
Bloor/Yorkville Shopping District – 15 minutes
University of Toronto - 15 minutes
Royal Ontario Museum – 16 minutes
Casa Loma – 23 minutes
For flights along the eastern seaboard of the US & Canada it's a 12 minute drive to Billy Bishop Airport on Toronto Island, the Toronto City Centre Airport (YTZ) for Porter Air or Air Canada...Porter Air offers a free shuttle service to the Fairmont Royal York/Union Station.
Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 30 to 40 minute drive or Union Pearson express rail service (UP Express) runs every 15 minutes and takes 25 minutes to reach Union Station downtown, a 7 minute walk:
GROCERY STORES AND PHARMACIES
- St Lawrence Market - 4 minute walk
- Metro Grocery (24 hour) 80 Front Street East - 5 minute walk
- Shoppers Drug Mart, 18 Lower Jarvis Street - 5 minute walk
- Loblaws, 10 Lower Jarvis St. (7AM to 12 AM) - 7 minute walk
- Rexall Pharmacy at Front and Church - 3 minute walk
CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT TIME - FLEXIBLE
Weekdays: Check-in from 5:00PM to 8PM and check out by: 9AM. Sat & Sun: Check-in 3PM or later, Check-out: Noon or before. (We need to schedule check-in and check-out time). Please tell me a little about yourself before we book. ;-)
The damage deposit is not charged when you book, AirBnB simply places a hold on your credit card. There is no charge unless there is damage to the apartment and this would be negotiated through AirBnB.
Meals other than breakfast are negotiable; coffee, tea and organic fruit are always available. There is filtered water by Santevia.
Servicios y zonas comunes
The office and my bedroom are off limits. You have access to a patio with table and chairs weather permitting.
Atención a los huéspedes
I will be present for much of the time during your stay. You will be sharing my home with me and no others.
Otros aspectos destacables
Additional fresh towels are available if you need them and there are extra blankets on the top shelf of your closet.
Please create an Air B&B profile and post a clear photo of yourself before booking.
1. Smoking is not permitted in the apartment or on the patio.
2. Please remove your shoes at the front door. Like many Canadian homes this is a 'shoes off' place.
3. No overnight guests or visitors without prior agreement.
4. Do not eat or store food in the bedroom. There’s storage in the kitchen and a dining table or breakfast bar.
5. There is a $50 charge to replace the key and fob if lost.
6. No strong perfume/cologne due to allergies.
7. Curfew on work nights (Sunday to Thursday) is 10:30PM unless we have a prior agreement. I'm flexible if your event requires late nights.
8.While I like animals, pets are not allowed to reduce the possibility of complications.
I am a professional who loves to meet people, and also values privacy and a serene environment. I am passionate about food and gardening and will happily provide restaurant recommendations - so please don’t hesitate to ask! I will probably be at work during the day. I work nearby so flexible check-in is possible.
Having travelled quite a bit I am always interested in swapping travel stories.