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Be Our Guest and Tour the City while staying in our Furnished Rentals in Toronto

March 22, 2013

From hiring a professional tour guide to sightseeing solo, embarking on a walking tour is one of the best ways to explore Toronto’s pedestrian-friendly neighbourhoods. In fact, some of the city’s most historic areas such as the Gooderham & Worts Distillery District are only accessibly on foot, which makes it easy to enjoy the sights and sounds without having to worry about dodging vehicular traffic.

Walking ToursWhether your short-term rental is situated in Toronto’s downtown, midtown or suburban areas, enjoy the adventure of exploring the city with one of these guided walking tours.

Solo Exploration

Developed by Toronto Parks & Recreation, this collection of self-guided walking tours enable you to enjoy nature while learning about the history of the city. With the addition of the Shared Path, a tour that weaves through a series of parks along the Humber River, you’ll find bilingual story boards describing a number of historic events. Brochures for each walk are available for download at toronto.ca/parks/trails/discover.htm.

Story Teller’s Adventures

Group tours area a wonderful opportunity to meet other newcomers to the city. Along with neighbourhood tours, the company’s theme tours include Ghosts of the University of Toronto, Royal Toronto and Toronto’s Lost Rivers. It’s possible to also include tours of specific Toronto heritage buildings such as the Winter Garden Theatre as part of our tour. As an added bonus, guests interested in multiple tours can take advantage of the company’s discount packages. For more information visit muddyyorktours.com

Quick & Easy Traveler

Short on time but still want to get to know TO? In less than two hours, Tour Guys will give you a taste of what the Big Smoke has to offer.  Starting at Old City Hall, a guide will take you through some of the highlights of the downtown core including Nathan Philips Square, the Hudson’s Bay Company and a look inside City Hall.  The company also includes tours of key cultural areas including Chinatown and Kensington Market along with an innovative graffiti and street art tour.  Registering for tours online at Tourguys.ca is recommended.

History & Art LoversSt. Lawrence Hall

History buffs will appreciate Brue Bell’s depth of knowledge coupled with his engaging storytelling. Named the official historian of multiple historic Toronto landmarks including St. Lawrence Hall and St. Lawrence Market, his guided tours offer you the opportunity to experience the flavours and culture of these areas. Art and architecturally enthusiasts will discover the history behind some of the city’s well-known structures. Find out the meeting place for group tours or arrange your own private tour brucbelltours.ca.

Along with learning more about Toronto, traveling the city on your own steam is also a great way to boost your physical activity levels and helps to decrease your carbon footprint. With DelSuites furnished apartments, whichever tour you follow, you’ll enjoy the adventure, wherever your road takes you.

Community Events, Food & Recipes, Lifestyle talk, Mid Town

At the Centre of It All with DelSuites Short Term Rentals

March 19, 2013

A bustling mid-town location, DelSuites Republic short term rentals is situated in the hub of midtown Toronto’s Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood. With a robust population of young professional 20-somethings, the area has been unofficially dubbed “Young and Eligible”, but it shouldn’t be easily dismissed as only suitable for the youthful hipster crowd. The area is home to numerous corporate offices, restaurants, pubs and a variety of nightlife to please every person’s autheDining in Midtown Torontontic style.

And while Republic’s midtown Toronto extended stay suites’, guests will discover a wide-range of local eateries, shopping and entertainment venues within walking distance, those that can’t get enough of Toronto’s downtown core, have easy access to both the subway and 24-hour bus routes.

Within the Yonge and Eglinton community’s pedestrian-friendly setting, the diversity of restaurants is a global culinary exploration. From continental cuisine at North 44 (2537 Yonge St.) to Il Sogno’s (1993 Yonge St.) Italian fare; the range of menu offerings are a foodie’s culinary dream. Even if you’re more at home in your own kitchen, Republic is a short walk from The Health Butcher (298 Eglinton Ave. West), which offers a wide selection of organic meats and poultry along with fresh produce and other healthy grocery options.AlleyCatz Jazz Bar

Beyond the budding food scene, Republic’s location means that live music and entertainment is around the corner. Whether you prefer the soulful vibe of Allycatz Live Jazz Bar (2409 Yonge St.) or a more organic (re: loud) listening experience at The Rose & Crown (2335 Yonge St.), you’ll find it all and more at one of the city’s most revered music stores, Vortex (2309 Yonge St.). And just for laughs, Absolute Comedy (2335 Yonge St.) features a regular line-up that includes both up-and-coming comics and seasoned comedians.

When you’re in the mood for shopping, fashion-minded guests have the choice of well-known Canadian brands including Le Chateau (2300 Yonge St.) or trendy locally based designs from Heidi Ho (2591 Yonge St.) or Honey (460 Eglinton Ave. West). It’s this eclectic blend of fashion offerings that contribute to the unique style sense of local residents.

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Republic’s mid-town location, DelSuites extended stay guests’ will also discover a range of amenities. From salons and spas to tailors and dry cleaners, you’ll find that this central location makes it easy to locate those simple everyday essential services that will have you feeling like you’re right at home.

 

 

 

 

 

Lifestyle talk, Relocation

DelSuites Furnished Rentals Assists with Your Relocation Needs

March 15, 2013

Whether you are relocating permanently or for an extended period of time, moving to a different country can be exciting, challenging and stressful but shouldn’t have to be.  DelSuites short term rentals in Toronto will connect you with a relocation company to take care of you by providing an orientation of the city and in addition, DelSuites will assist you in locating the perfect furnished rental in Toronto, a place to call home. Settle In Services

Relocation companies such as Welcomehome Relocations have the expertise and experience to assist with city orientations, government/settling in services, research, education packages and home and neighbourhood packages just to name a few.

If you are considering relocating to a new city like Toronto, here are a few things to consider before you relocate:

¨      Setting a realistic budget.

¨      Where are you going to live?

¨      Do you want to be close to schools, after hour programs, community centres, grocery stores, shopping malls?

¨      How long will it take you to get to work from your furnished apartment in Toronto?

¨      Will you be walking, driving to work or taking public transportation?

¨      When is your start date?

Relocating to A New CityTo help you get acquainted, relocation companies will provide you with a welcome package about the area you will be living in and important government information.  Customized packages can be prepared with information regarding hospitals, grocery stores, post office, schooling, public transportation schedules and fees, etc.

 

Important Documentation

  • Two pieces of identification, one of which should have a photo (passport, driver’s license) with your legal name, date and birth and signature.
  • Proof of Citizenship or Work Permit.
  • Proof of Residency.
    • Current licence to verify your previous driving experience.
    • Proof of insurance from your insurance provider.
    • Letter from employer validating length of contract, position, and salary.  This is required to open a bank account and to secure a property.
    • Immunization records for children for schooling.

Remember to keep a few days for unpacking, getting settled and to explore the attractions, learn the language, meet new people and have fun doing it!

Community Events, Lifestyle talk, Uncategorized

Travel Well with DelSuites Furnished Suites Toronto

March 13, 2013

We all know that regular physical activity does more than whittle your waist, it increases your mental focus, boosts your creativity and gives you the energy you need to get you through your day. That said, when you’re away from home, maintaining your regular fitness routine may be your biggest challenge; but it doesn’t have to be. From dawn until dusk, the fitness facilities at DelSuites furnished rentals offer guests the opportunity to maintain their active lifestyle no matter what their daily schedule. Fully Equipped Fitness Centres

At each one of DelSuites’ condominiums, you’ll have access to fully equipped fitness centres. With cardio equipment such as treadmills, step climbers, stationary and recumbent bicycles as well as a selection of free weights, stability balls and exercise mats, guests will find the equipment they need to work out 30-mintues of cardio, strength training session or yoga practice. Besides the fitness facilities, at select locations including downtown’s Element and Scarborough’s 360 at City Centre, guests also have access to indoor swimming pools as well as a therapeutic whirlpool, to ease tired muscles.Scarboroughs 360-swimming pool

With more than a dozen short-term rental properties situated through-out the Greater Toronto area, guests are often situated close to a number of local cycling, hiking and running trails. While staying fit is your main focus, taking your fitness routine outdoors, also makes it enjoyable to explore the city from a different perspective. Guests staying at Icon furnished apartments downtown Toronto will enjoy the sights and sounds of running along the city’s picturesque waterfront, while Republic guests will find the Don River Valley Trails allows you to escape the city without having to venture far from home. Along with an extensive trail system, many neighbourhood parks feature local group fitness programs including boot camps and yoga programs. While registration is often required, it’s a great opportunity to meet fitness minded locals.

Whether you opt for a short strength training session in the gym or you’re hitting the ground running, at DelSuites apartment rentals Mississauga, you’ll always be able to maintain your active lifestyle. And even if you’re fitness club membership is a little dusty, now is the perfect time for making a fresh start.Enjoy fresh living with Fitness Outdoors

So come on, what are you waiting for, just do it!

Downtown Toronto, Lifestyle talk, Toronto Condos

Icon Renovates to Renew: DelSuites Furnished Rentals Toronto

March 8, 2013
Icons Updated Hallways

Icons Updated Hallways

Located in Toronto’s downtown financial district at Blue Jays Way and Wellington Street West, Tridel’s Icon residences are currently undergoing substantial building upgrades.

The Icon residences are renovating to create a contemporary, distinguished interior theme in order to add comfort and value to the guests of DelSuites Furnished Apartments in Toronto.

This includes replacing the tiling in the elevator lobbies of each floor and updated wallpaper with a grey modern style.  In order to add warmth to each floor, all carpets have been replaced with an accent stripe décor and new lighting has been installed to create a warm, desired ambiance.

Icon-Before

Icon-Before

All the suite doors have been refreshed with a new richer colour of paint. New locks have been installed in all suite doors to provide an extra level of security. These medico locks are very difficult to be duplicated.

With all these updates, the building will have a fresher, more contemporary look in order to create a beautiful living space for our guests!

The end result: your new and improved furnished suites in Toronto.

A Place to call Home. A Place to Call Home