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What to Look for in Short-Term Rentals for Frontline (Medical) Workers

Medical travel whether you are a front-line worker, or a medical professional requires you to be on your feet for a long time, multi-task a busy schedule, and leave or travel within a moment’s notice. You never know if you need to travel for a medical consult, attend a conference, speak at a post-secondary lecture, perform a procedure, or check up on an emergency assessment.

At this time, you never know if you will be there for only 2-3 days, a week, or longer until you can go back home. Whatever the purpose if maybe for you to need to travel to a downtown Toronto hospital or cancer treatment center, we are here to help you find a short-term rental close to amenities and feels like a home away from home.


Short-Term Rentals

Here at Avalon Suite Yorkville, we understand that healthcare professionals look for short-term rentals at a last-minute notice for a stay that could an undetermined amount of time. Working in a medical environment, you do not always have the luxury of looking for multiple options of rooms with different features and amenities over several weeks and compare the differences.

We understand that hospital stays and work require you to be working long exhausting hours and we aim to make your day-to-day task easier by having a simple booking process for your next medical-related visit. Our short-term suite for rent is within walking distance to Toronto's major hospitals and cancer centers. Staying with Avalon Suites, you are also near fun downtown Toronto nightlife, best restaurants, and shopping experiences and located closer to your working location.


Medical Centre

Staying with Avalon Suites Yorkville allows you to be close to the above-mentioned downtown Toronto hospitals and cancer centers. Best for a convenient, short-term stay and close to other amenities.

The Hospital for Sick Kids - The Hospital for Sick Kids, corporately branded as SickKids, is a well-known pediatric teaching hospital located on University Avenue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. SickKids is associated with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto.

SickKids is focused on child and family-centered care, innovation in child health research, teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals, and engaging in a variety of innovative initiatives surrounding childcare worldwide.

If you are planning on staying with Avalon Suites, a short commute by transit or drive to the Hospital for Sick Kids is only 10-minutes or a 20-minute work.

The University Health Network - The University health network has 10 medical programs and is in 8 hospital sites, some of which in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. If you are considering staying at a short-term rental close to the University Health Network for yourself or a loved one, book with us at Avalon Suites Yorkville. Our accommodations are located very close to the University Health Network, it will only be a 5-minute drive, 10-minute public transit with the TTC, or a 20-minute walk.

Princess Margret Cancer Centre - Princess Margot Cancer Centre is one of the largest cancer centers in the world. Their medical team is dedicated to caring, learning, and finding answers. The focus is on researching complex cases, which has made the hospital a national and international source for discovery, education, and patient care.

Planning to book a short-term rental with Avalon Suites allows you close access to the Princess Margot Cancer Centre. From Avalon’s accommodation, it will only be a 5-minute drive, 10-minutes transits on the TTC, or a 20-minute walk to get to the hospital.

Mt Sinai Hospital - Mount Sinai Hospital is focused on patient care, teaching, and research center affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital sees patients from across the province of Ontario and the entire country.

If you are planning on staying with Avalon Suites on a short-term rental, the accommodations are located very close to Mount Sinai Hospital. It is only a short 5-minute car drive, a 10-minute commute through the public transit to the TTC, or a 20-minute short walk from Avalon Suites Yorkville.

You can find out more about short and long-term medical stays for patients, health care providers, and caregivers in our blog Everything to Know About Long Term Medical Stays in Suites near Toronto.


Tips and Tricks

Why should you book a short-term rental for your upcoming medical visit to downtown Toronto? There are many advantages to short-term rentals that you should consider as you are looking for a place to stay.

More Flexibility – short term rentals are usually more flexible than long-term rentals. As a medical professional you must be on a schedule that can change any minute and need a place to stay or leave at a moment's notice. With short-term rentals flexibility, you can block off days you wish to book to your convenience and personal use without inconveniencing anyone else with the booking complications.

Less Wear and Tear – in fully furnished short-term rentals, you are welcomed to a home with everything you need. Here at Avalon Suite Yorkville, each suite comes with a fully furnished kitchen, an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer, complimentary fast wi-fi, smart TVs, and access to build facilities like a gym and concierge service.



Location, location, location! As a frontline medical worker, no matter your reasons for traveling, whether it be to help assess a patient, medical emergency, or conference/meeting, you want to be closely located to amenities and the hospital. Choosing to stay with Avalon Suites Yorkville allows you to be 10 minutes away from major downtown Toronto hospitals and cancer centers. Such as Princess Margot Cancer Centre, The Hospital for Sick Kids, The University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Women’s College Hospital, Mt Sinai Hospital, and St. Michael's Hospital.

More than just being located close to nearby downtown hospitals and cancer centers, the Avalon Suites Yorkville is also located walking distance to a Wholefoods Market, Shoppers Drug Mart, tourist attractions such as the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Islands, and major airports like Billy Bishop and Pearson. Alongside premium Bloor-Yorkville restaurants for dining experiences.


Avalon Suites Yorkville

Are you a medical professional looking to book a suite for a short-term stay in the Bloor-Yorkville area? Stay with us here at Avalon Suites Yorkville. No matter your purpose of traveling, where for a patient consult, medical conference, or emergency assessment, Avalon Suites is sure to have a suite for you.

Avalon premium luxury suites offer a fully equipped kitchen, filled with cooking utensils; pots, pans, boards, dishes, cups, cutlery, and equipment such as a fridge, freezer, microwave, and dishwasher all in one suite. Even more, each Avalon Suites has an in-suite washer and dryer, allowing you to feel just at home being able to do your own laundry without the hassle of housekeeping and additional services. Every suite also has access to internet and wife services, smart televisions for your cable, Netflix, Prime, or YouTube viewing, complimentary coffee, tea, and bathroom necessities. Additionally, Avalon Suites have an in-building fitness center and gym, and conference room safely available to be booked, alongside 24/7 concierge services.

Located in the heart of Yorkville intersecting Yorkville Avenue and Avenue Road, Toronto, not only will you get sweeping views of the city, however, you are located minutes to premium dining experiences, shopping departments, tourist destinations, and a Wholefoods supermarket for your in-suite cooking needs.

Check out the blog for even more information.

Contact us at 416.731.1372 to learn more about our suites and to book!

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