Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Toronto hotel across from the subway

Downtown Toronto

Built as a Victorian mansion in 1882, this historic landmark in downtown Toronto is across from Sherbourne subway station.

Breakfast included

The Clarion Hotel & Suites Selby provide complimentary breakfast with hot items. A fitness center, meeting facilities, and guest computer are available.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Offering lodging since 1915, rooms retain a period atmosphere, and include cable TV and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Originally built as a private home for the Gooderham family in 1882, this hotel with a rich and colorful history is recognized by the Toronto Historical Board.

The hotel provides a daily complimentary breakfast with hot items.A 24-hour business center, same-day dry cleaning service, and express check-out are available.

  • Free breakfast 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Total number of rooms - 82 
  • Year Built 1882 
  • Business center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Express check-in 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Library 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests of the hotel receive a complimentary breakfast each morning. The breakfast includes hot items.

Aside from offering a daily breakfast, the Clarion does not have its own restaurant. However, there are several dining options in the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Groundhog Pub

Swiss Chalet

The Keg Mansion


Nearby Things to Do

There are numerous recreational opportunities near the hotel: Don Valley Golf Course is less than six miles away and Scarlett Woods Golf Course is eight miles from the hotel. The city's parks department also operates several tennis courts in the area, and local parks have walking and jogging trails. The Toronto Islands, two miles from the hotel, are a short ferry ride across Toronto Harbor. Bicycle rentals and trails and other recreational activities are available on Centre Island.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: CAD 17 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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