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The Difference Between Staying in a Hotel Vs. Fully Furnished Suite

Are you looking for a room or suite for our next short-or-long-term stay? Then you got the right article, we are going to look at the difference, compare hotels with full-furnished suites. The advantages, disadvantages, what each hotel or full furnished suite is best used for and in the end, which one we recommend you book.

Every traveler to the downtown Toronto area, you are looking to book an accommodation that is best for business travelers who may need an extended stay or to stay at a fully furnished suite instead of a hotel.

Fully furnished suites are best and available if you book with Avalon Suites Yorkville for any short or long-term stay. Gone are the days when hotels are the only option. These days, business travelers, medical patients going to the city for treatment, or those in need of a home renovation choose to stay in a suite with amenities instead of a hotel.



In most hotel rooms, you can already imagine the size and layout, a closet space, bathroom, televising and drawer, and one or two double beds. Close together with little space in-between for luggage or even a desk for work. Hotel rooms are usually more expensive and cramped and larger ones will cost you even more for space. Full-furnished suites otherwise are at least a studio size and have 2x more space, drawer, and closet space, or one to two bedrooms with a kitchen and a living space depending on the suite, but larger than a typical hotel room. You are sure to feel more relaxed, comfortable, and have more living and workspace in suites than a hotel room.


Length of Stay

If you are even just looking for a room for rent in downtown, Toronto, chances are you are staying here for a few days. In hotels, short stays can still cost you upwards of a couple of hundred dollars more than a suite that provides more space and amenities. Book with Avalon Suites Yorkville if you are looking for a short-term stay of more than 2-days, best if you are a week to a month. It becomes difficult to stay in a cramped small hotel room for a long time without a kitchen for cooking, convenient in-suite laundry services, and adequate table space for work. Overall, fully serviced suites offer the comforts and necessities of home.



Hotels and fully furnished suites all provide some of the same amenities, and some not at all or better. In hotels, you can expect a mini-bar and fridge, TV, an on-site restaurant and/or bar, a spa, or coffee shop, and continental breakfast. Depending on the location and type of building, hotels usually have a gym and fitness center, an inside and outside pool, jacuzzi, terrace, laundry services, frequent housekeeping, and a lounge area. For short-term fully furnished suites for rent, there is usually additional living room space, a study table area, and in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer, full-furnished kitchen space with eating and cooking utensils, plates and bowls, cooking pots and pans, a fridge, freezer, microwave, stovetop, a Smart TV, complimentary wi-fi service, and more storage and drawer space.

As you can see, comparing an average hotel room to a suite for a short-term stay, you are likely to feel more comfortable and save more money overall by staying in a short-term rental. Both have similar and different amenities. If you are looking to stay in a space that feels more like home that allows you to make your own meals and keep your space and laundry clean, it is best to book with a short-term rental than a hotel room that will charge you more for room and laundry services.



Location is everything especially if you are booking a place to stay for a short-term stay for corporate reasons, medical treatment, or home renovations. You would want to be close to the office if you are planning to come to the city as corporate relocation, to work, attend a conference, meet with a client, or finish a project. If you are planning to come to downtown Toronto for medical treatment like a biopsy, cancer treatment, or medical consultation or conference, it’s best to stay somewhere near a hospital like the Hospital for Sick Kids, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, or Universal Health Network. You may be just looking for a short-term rental because your home kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom is being renovated and you need a clean and quiet place. No matter your reason, whether you are here to tour the city for a week or need to be by an airport, Avalon Suites is the place to stay.


Avalon Suites Yorkville

Are you looking to book a fully furnished suite in the heart of Yorkville, Toronto? Look no further than us, here at Avalon Suites Yorkville, we offer premium fully furnished suites with a variety of units. Ones that fit just one traveler for any corporate, medical, home renovation, or reason. And is sure to have more space, amenities, and comfort than a hotel room.

More than a hotel room, Avalon Suites have more than 2x the space and are fully furnished. In Avalon Suites, you will be able to find amenities not available in a hotel room. Such as a cooking stovetop, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso machine, and microwave. Need to do laundry? We also have an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer for your convenience. Avalon Suites offers more than just a fully stocked kitchen, staying with us includes access to a fitness center and gym, concierge service, and meeting facilities. Suites also have sweeping views of city views of Yorkville, Toronto, modern furniture, and friendly working spaces. Including complimentary wi-fi, smart tv with access to cable, Netflix, YouTube, Prime, and more.

Located within walking distance to Wholefoods, Avalon Suites is perfect for your employee corporate relocation. You can make grocery shopping trips and cook up meals in your kitchen just like if you were at home. If you are not in the mood to cook, Yorkville is surrounded by several takeouts and dine-in restaurants, check out our blog Best Restaurants for Takeout Near our Short-term Rentals for more. And looking for an experience while you are in Toronto and want to explore? Look at our blog Things to do Around Bloor-Yorkville for local tourist destinations to visit on your days off.

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