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London, Ontario
Reviewed 4 July 2012

There are two very different locations - I've stayed at both for different reasons Pitman Hall 160 Mutual St - single room with a single bed and a desk - no restroom/bathroom in your room. Shared bathroom and shared private shower/tub. The mattress is very basic and very hard, not the most comfortable. They have extremely restrictive rules about having...

10Thank JoeMCanada
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 May 2011

we stayed at the residence for 3 weeks for a study tour. The hotel was quite pricey it was like paying for a 5 star hotel. The staff were lovely and accommodating and so were the cleaners. but our room was quite disappointing, the rooms had a stench, our room had a toilet that always smelt like urine. Cleaners would...

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Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2010

I stayed with my brother for 4 nights here. The room was certainly bigger than I expected, but I've never been in a dorm before. The room wasn't sparkling clean, we even found an open bag of nacho chips in one of the cupboard (but by the looks of it they'd only been there a day or two at most)....

1Thank Zonglars
Reviewed 5 August 2009

great service, very friendly staff , the rooms are very comfortable (considering the price), and above all EXCELLENT LOCATION. it's very safe as it is part of the Ryerson University campus. i would def stay there again when im in Toronto

1Thank Vacationista86
Hong Kong or Orlando, Florida or London, England
Reviewed 3 August 2009

My stay at the Ryerson was very relaxing and comfortable. Granted it's not a 5 star hotel, however, the staff is very friendly and helpful, and the bed was very comfortable! There is a Metro supermarket across the street and it is a short walk to Eaton Center Mall. I would definitely stay there again.

1Thank mypet
Manchester, UK
Reviewed 6 December 2007

I didn't expect too much since I knew this is a budget/economy hotel, but the staff there were so not professional. Checked me in a room where someone else is still sleeping on the bed, and gave me grill cheese while I ordered a burger. The hallways are so dark and dirty. I could stay in some other better places...

3Thank KLeeUK
Reviewed 22 September 2007

Stayed here for 4 nights in August. The room was dead on, as was the bathroom. Had a sofa and tv too. Breakfast was included in the deal, and there was free internet in the lobby. A less than 5 minutes walk brought you to the Eaton Centre on Yonge Street. Overall, if you are looking for clean and cheap...

3Thank p13
Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 4 July 2007

This is by far the best deal you can get in downtown Toronto. My friends and I booked a four-room suite which had four little dorm rooms, two bathrooms (4-piece and 2-piece), kitchen and sitting area for only $89 a night -- for the whole thing! Let's be realistic here, this isn't a four-star hotel, and nor should you expect...

3Thank plstccstl
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 May 2007

I love Toronto and have been trying to find economical alternatives to hotels since I began going there. Ryerson was NOT all i expected - small room with a regular bed, pullout, desk, closet-type unit, dresser, tv, bath, phone, but everything was so tightly packed into the room that when the pullout was out there was really no walking or...

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Reviewed 26 February 2005

I've stayed at this hotel every summer for 3 years, and have already made reservations to return this coming July. I've read the other reviews and feel it has to be pointed out, the rooms cost around $100 a night, high-season downtown Toronto. While other hotels just blocks away are charging over $200 even over $300 for their rooms, this...

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At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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Additional Information about Ryerson Student Residence

Address: 160 Mutual St., Toronto, Ontario M5B 2M2, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: $89 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 450
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The common lounge has a big screen TV & Kitchenette. It is clean and includes a fridge, stove & microwave.”
  • Room has large desk, land line phone and Ethernet connection for the internet.
  • Room has private bathroom with basic toiletteries and towels.
  • Rooms have two closet areas and a chest of drawers.
  • Rooms are available for long term stays but you must provide utensils and dishes.
  • The lounge has a big screen TV and FREE WIFI
  • Decor is dated but the room has a comfortable queen bed and comfortable pillows.
 of 5 bubbles AConferenceAttendee, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“the staff is very helpful...you might ask for whatever you want.”
 of 5 bubbles ChellieR, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“No pool at this facility”
 of 5 bubbles erchphs, 15 Jun 2013 | Read review
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