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The Chelsea

Toronto, Canada

The Chelsea is Canada's largest hotel, centrally located with all of Toronto's principal attractions just a short walk away. A range of accommodations are available, catering to families, couples and individual travellers alike, providing a comfortable base after a day of exploring the city. The hotel creates a resort-style atmosphere with its selection of pools and eateries, ensuring that no one will be bored during their stay here. The hotel can feel very big and it caters well to families so is often busy, but it's well positioned with plenty of facilities for everyone.


The Chelsea feels like the large hotel that it is but the facilities and location mean that it’s excellent value for money. It’s a good, simple option for a base to explore Toronto.


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Rooms are well appointed and each is equipped with one queen or king bed or two double beds, and a workstation. Many rooms also have balcony access and some have a kitchenette. All rooms have TVs with automated check-out, bathrobes, hairdryers, and complimentary tea and coffee. The design combines traditional furnishings with modern, sleek touches and large windows.


The Chelsea is located within easy reach of many of the major attractions of Toronto. The hotel centrally located in Old Toronto, between the CN Tower and attractions along the waterfront, and the more boutique district of Yorkville. Just one block away is a large Metro station for any longer journeys.

Food and drink

There are several eateries onsite at The Chelsea, the hub of which is the Market Garden. Open for breakfast and dinner, this ‘grab-and-go’ style restaurant offers fresh and seasonal, casual fare. Enjoy your food anywhere you'd like but Chelsea Patio provides a hidden garden in the city centre. There is also a coffee and wine bar for lighter options, and Elm St. Bar and Lounge, offering contemporary, refined dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


The Chelsea has excellent provisions for families with a dedicated family pool complete with corkscrew waterslide, Club 33 Teen Lounge with TVs, foosball and a pool table, and Kid Centre for more children's activities. There’s also a selection of dedicated ‘family fun suites’ which include a dedicated children’s creative corner, DVD player and XBOX with movies and games, kitchenette, and additional space to relax.

Facilities and activities

For those wanting to escape the children, there’s the adults only pool and fitness centre, Deck 27, with a large sundeck overlooking the city. The centre also includes saunas and a whirlpool. The hotel also has an artist in residence to showcase local artists with work displayed in the lobby and lounge. Underground self-parking is available for a locally-payable fee.

Environmental and social responsibility

The Chelsea recognises the need for corporate responsibility and has several sustainable practices in place such as the Green Wall in the lobby, removing plastic water bottles from rooms, providing bathroom amenities in bottles made from recycled plastic, and partnerships with local suppliers. The hotel has earned a four out of five key rating from the Green Key program.

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