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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, 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!

Announcements, Customer Service Experience, Feedback and Reviews, Uncategorized

Delsuites Awarded Supplier Of The Year By Oakwood Corporate Housing : Worldwide Service

March 5, 2013

CHPA 2013 - Oakwood Supplier of the Year Award

DelSuites furnished apartments Toronto is pleased to be chosen as 2012’s Oakwood Supplier of the Year for Worldwide Service. With a 93 percent rating score, DelSuites continues to achieve a superior level of customer satisfaction within this dynamic sector.

Based on feedback gathered from Oakwood clients, the company ranks suppliers based on metrics including cleanliness of property suites, helpfulness and friendliness of staff and overall condition of the property including fitness facilities, pools and other amenities.

Presented by Oakwood Worldwide’s Canadian Supply Chain Manager, Elle Crane and Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Rob Martini on Tuesday February 6, 2013, this award was proudly accepted by DelSuites General Manager Dan Henderson at the annual CHPA event. “Winning the 2012 Oakwood Supplier of the Year for Worldwide is a wonderful acknowledgement of the staff’s hard work, passion and truly exceptional spirit, we feel honoured to be a part of the Oakwood 2012 Awards and since this award is based on the direct feedback of our guests, I see it as a truly special recognition.”

Along with Henderson, DelSuites staff including Anne Bennett was in attendance to celebrate Torontos’ corporate housing company’s remarkable achievement.

About Oakwood Worldwide  Oakwood Corporate Housing

In 1960, Oakwood Worldwide was a pioneer in the corporate housing industry. With more than 25,000 properties around the world, the company continues to offer a full portfolio of corporate housing solutions. From relocation to executive housing, Oakwood Worldwide goes beyond accommodations providing value-added services that respond to the needs of businesses and individuals. For more information about Oakwood Worldwide please visit www.oakwood.com.

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!

Etobicoke, Lifestyle talk, Uncategorized

Take the Better Way with Reliable Transportation in Etobicoke

February 22, 2013

From early morning meetings to late night dinners, no matter where your day takes you, having easily accessible transit can makes all the difference. In fact, when you’re living in a new city, the journey is sometimes as important as your final destination.  When it comes to living in a transit-friendly location, Etobicoke’s Nuvo property offers convenient access to multiple forms of public transportation including the Toronto Transit Commission’s Bloor-Danforth subway line, bus and streetcar service as well as GO station on the Milton line.

Situated at the intersection of Kipling and Bloor Street, Nuvo offers both extended stay and short term rental options in Etobicoke and is as close to Kipling subway station as you can get without living at the station.

With weekday morning eastbound service beginning at about 5:45 AM, and continuing every two to three minutes during rush hour commuters can be certain they’ll get their morning train on time. And even during non-peak hours, the subway service runs about every five minutes.

With Nuvo’s close proximity to Toronto’s transit system, guest can relax with the knowledge that they’re always on the best route to their destination. In a city where traffic and weather conditions can change at a moment’s notice, being within walking distance of reliable transportation also makes it that much easier to keep your day right on schedule.

As the most western destination along the Bloor-Danforth subway line, the station is also served by buses from suburban municipalities including Mississauga Transit, making for a hassle-free travel into Toronto’s suburban neighbourhoods. Plus with the added convenience of access to GO Transit’s bus system, day trips with the family or weekend getaways to the outlying picturesque communities including the Regional Municipalities of Halton, Peel and York are made easy.

While some days it feels like you just can’t seem to plan where your day will take you; knowing how you’ll get there can make the journey as enjoyable as your final destination.