On the Willowdale Hotel North York blog, we will be sharing stories about everything we are doing to revive and improve the Hotel. You will be able to stay up to date on all that the Mary-am Group has planned to increase guest satisfaction at our branch. With major renovations, overhaul of all existing Hotel policies along with the appointment of new and experienced management, we are confident you will be enjoy your stays with us more than ever before!

We want to connect with you! You can find us on Facebook.

5 Things To Do For Summer Fun in North York

May 7, 2018

There’s no doubt about it, Canadian winters are long, but with summer just around the corner, there’s plenty to be excited about, especially in North York. The city and surrounding neighbourhoods are brimming with inviting outdoor activities whether you’re looking to enjoy the warm weather on a patio, take part in cultural festivals, or start …

5 Places to Shop When Visiting Toronto

March 7, 2018

Toronto is an ideal shopping destination offering a number of options from high-end delights to vintage treasures. This major style destination has something for everyone on almost any corner and if you plan on taking advantage, Mary-am Hotel is the perfect hub to see it all. Whether you’re planning a leisurely trip to the bustling …

20 Best Travel Hacks Everybody Should Know

July 15, 2016

Travelling is meant to be fun and relaxing but quite often, we find ourselves stressing over certain aspects. Fortunately, we have created some great travel hacks to help your trip go by more smoothly. It is rather difficult to fall asleep on an airplane; make sure to bring your eye masks and earplugs along with …

Top 6 Travel Apps of 2016

May 18, 2016

Most people try to unplug while they are on vacation. But, there will come times where your phone and the apps on it will save you a load of hassles; update you on local haunts nearby, and sometimes even save you money! There are countless travel apps out there; however, based on the opinion of …

Unconventional Places to Eat Around Toronto-North York

August 6, 2014

Toronto is a hub for fine restaurants, greasy spoons and trendy eateries. There is no shortage of spots for a late night snack or lazy afternoon brunch. Toronto also offers options for every meal in between, and for the food adventurous, there are must-see places to stop at even if you’re staying in a toronto …

Famous Toronto Squares

July 23, 2014

Summers in Toronto are filled with special events, festivals and happenings of all sorts. There are plenty of venues, both indoor and outdoor, that are host to a multitude of events year-round. In this blog, we spotlight Toronto’s public squares that serve as a casual hangout place and a location for grand festivities.  Nathan Phillips …

24 Hours in Toronto

July 9, 2014

Heading to Toronto for a family visit, short stay or business trip? There are plenty of ways to spend leisure time in the bustling city. Our guide for spending a day in Toronto is filled with prime options for entertainment, dining and shopping.   9:00 a.m. – Enjoy an in-suite continental breakfast in the comfort of your Hotel …

Top Toronto Waterfront Activities

June 25, 2014

Toronto has plenty to offer in terms of its waterfront and many beaches – despite the city’s waters being too frigid to swim in at times, there are still a myriad of fun things to do on the water. Cherry Beach, Woodbine Beaches and Kew-Balmy Beach are popular Toronto beaches, perfect for setting up a …

Four Fun Places in the GTA for Kids

June 11, 2014

School’s out for the summer in just a few short weeks, which means kids will be keen on getting their fill of fun during their two-month long break. Luckily, there are a myriad of places to take kids in the GTA, and we’ve compiled a few spots that are a must to visit this summer! …

The Dos and Don’ts of Packing Toiletries

May 28, 2014

For travelers who prefer to use their own products instead of those provided by the hotel, it’s a must to pack toiletries along with clothes, shoes and accessories. But there is one major problem: how do you store them in your bag and not worry about the them opening or getting damaged while your suitcase …