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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.

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

Downtown Toronto, Food & Recipes, Lifestyle talk, Uncategorized

When Staying with DelSuites Furnished Rentals Toronto, Enjoy A Culinary Adventure

February 28, 2013

Toronto offers an eclectic array of food and drink from around the world and many great cafes, restaurants, pubs and microbreweries are within steps of your front door of your furnished apartment in Toronto.

Whatever your taste buds are craving, while staying in our furnished suites in Toronto, we are confident that you will find something to soothe your soul or awaken your senses.

St. Lawrence Market Perhaps, begin your Saturday morning at St Lawrence Market, located at Lower Jarvis and Front Street for farm fresh produce, artisanal cheeses and meats and fresh baked breads.  Remember, the early bird gets the worm! St Lawrence Market opens at 5 am!

Head to Kensington Market for not to be missed grilled cheese sandwiches, Vegan and Latin cuisine as well as some fantastic shopping. You won’t be far from China Town where you can sample some authentic dim sum and Peking Duck.  More shopping too!

For those looking to wet their whistle, Toronto has some of the best microbreweries.  From Steam Whistle to Mill Street to Denison’s and many more, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

End your day in Greek Town, Little India or Little Italy, listening to the sounds of old world music while dining on mouth watering dishes. bigstock-People-Eating-And-Socializing--3572416

Depending on the time of year, the city also offers many different events that feature food and drink.  Many of Toronto’s top restaurants open their doors and offer prix fixe menus that include appetizers, entrees and dessert from $15-$45.

Head to www.toronto.com for information on this and many other events.

From St. Lawrence Market and the Distillery District to China Town and Little Italy to Greek Town on the Danforth, the city will see to it that you won’t go hungry.

Bon Appetit!

Downtown Toronto, Entertainment, Food & Recipes, Lifestyle talk

Living within Your Element at Your Furnished Apartment in Toronto :: DelSuites

September 26, 2012

When it comes to downtown living in Toronto, finding a pedestrian-friendly residence is the key to getting to know your neighborhood.  At Tridel’s Element building, DelSuites’ furnished apartments in Toronto are a comfortable place to call home, but it’s the walkability of the surrounding area, that makes this building a prime location for virtually anyone who’s open to exploring the city centre.

Element Furnished Suites in Toronto

When it comes to the practicality of everyday life, Element, located at 20 Blue Jays Way, Toronto ON, M5V 3W6, is close to downtown grocery stores including Fresh and Wild (69   Spadina Avenue), financial institutions and public transit, offering guests the ease and accessibility to essential conveniences the moment they step out their door. Featuring one and two bedrooms suites, families and roommates will have more than enough room to make themselves at home.

Animal lovers will find the building’s pet-friendly atmosphere a welcomed accommodation. Although both cats and dogs are welcomed, due to building policies, a number and size limitation does apply.

Along with a rooftop fitness centre and aqua spa, Element also features a rooftop lounge with full access to a catering kitchen, making it an ideal venue for hosting guests during your stay.

Element Party Room

Beyond the convenience of living close to daily essentials, Element’s close proximity to Toronto’s hot spots makes it a favourite for extended stays in Toronto. From prime restaurants, entertainment venues and shopping destinations, Element’s got it all within walking distance of the lobby’s front door.

While your suites kitchen is fully equipped, get your morning off to an even better start with a gourmet coffee from Senses Bakery(328 Wellington Street West). Whether you linger over a latte and read the morning news or grab a shot of espresso for a quick java jolt, the café offers a satisfying selection for your morning, midday or evening meal.

Senses Bakery

Whether you’re a runner, walker or enjoy inline skating, Element’s proximity to parks and the lakefront allow you to maintain your active lifestyle.Fashion-conscious shopper’s staying at Element offers you regular access to Toronto’s Underground Walkway, a haven of boutique shops and flagship stores.

While the Elements short term rentals in Toronto  features close proximity to the Roger’s Centre, it makes it a natural choice for sports fanatics looking to catch a Toronto Blue Jay’s or Argonauts game or two, film buffs will be thrilled to discover that the TIFF Bell Lightbox is nearly as close.

But if live theatre, dance and music are more to your liking, you’ll discover your well within walking distance of tops performance venues including Roy Thompson Hall and the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

At night, diners can enjoy an evening stroll over to 488 Wellington Streetand sitting down to cocktails and dinner at the always-delicious Marben.

Marben Dining

Although you may not be calling Toronto home just yet, Element, makes it possible to have all the comforts of home close by as you explore all that this dynamic city has to offer.

Downtown Toronto, Entertainment, Lifestyle talk

Red-Carpet Worthy Furnished Apartments Toronto

September 6, 2012

As cinematic stars descend on Hollywood North this weekend, for the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the DelSuites’ team is gearing up for the hustle and bustle ahead.

Both artists and festival goers alike can take up short term residence in one of the five conveniently-situated downtown locations including Element (Blue Jays Way & Front) and Qwest (Richmond & Simcoe).

Qwest Deluxe Suites

While you may not be walking the red carpet, DelSuites’ Qwest location features deluxe suites that offer every guest the luxury treatment. As an added bonus, staying within close proximity of theatre venues, including the TIFF Bell Lightbox ensures you’ll not only arrive on time but you’ll also be close to home should your after party extends into the early morning hours.

Even if you’re never visited Toronto, the completely furnished apartments Toronto combined with exceptional guest services, you’ll find you’re well accommodated with all the comforts of home.

While TIFF is certainly a busy time, DelSuites also accommodates a varied number of musicians, dancers and actors, throughout the year.

TIFF Bell LightBox

Responsible for finding accommodations for professional artists through out the year, Ms. Lewis has not only worked with the DelSuites team but she has also stayed with DelSuites on occasion.  In fact, Lewis says that knowing that her organizations artists are comfortable and well taken care of during their time performing in Toronto offers them added peace of mind. “Downtown in a busy city, if there are any issues [such as heavy outdoor noise on lower floors], DelSuites does their best to find a solution by moving our guests to a quieter floor or another building located close by.”

With attentive guest services staff, Lewis knows that artists will get a quick, reliable response when they have a concern. Along with the staff, Lewis says the flexibility of advanced booking, means that accommodation needs can be easily managed long before her artists arrive. Although performance schedules mean that accommodations are typically booked for a specific timeframe, extended stays in Toronto are possible, should a production feature an extended run.

Whether you’re part of the TIFF fan club or a member of the creative set, in town for a night or a few weeks, you’ll discover DelSuites short term rentals in Toronto offers you many options for a quite and relaxing stay, right in the heart of downtown Toronto.