Making Waves Boatel

539 Queens Quay WestTorontoM5V 3G3Canada
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About Making Waves Boatel

Making Waves Boatel offers family-friendly accommodation aboard a 65-foot yacht docked at the scenic Toronto waterfront, with breathtaking views of downtown and walking access to the Toronto Music Garden.

The cabins have access to a shared bathroom with a shower, hair dryer and environment-friendly toiletries. Each cabin has a phone charging station, air-conditioning, complimentary bottled water and free Wi-Fi. The Bondi Stateroom features a TV, DVD player and private bathroom with shower. All rooms enjoy free North American calling.

A washer and dryer are available at the marina, and Making Waves Boatel offers free Wi-Fi throughout the boat. In addition, there is meeting space available for small groups, as well as a business center for printing, copying and scanning documents. Other amenities include early check-in, concierge services and on-site parking.

Guests are offered a complimentary drink upon welcome, and breakfast is served daily.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre and The Allstream Centre are easily reachable.


539 Queens Quay West, Toronto, M5V 3G3, Canada
Telephone: +1(647)4032764 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • Porter service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Wholesome breakfast

Many guests love the balanced and healthy breakfast available, and appreciate that the owners offer vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, and lactose-free options. Others mention that all meals are home cooked with freshly sourced ingredients, and appreciate the large and wholesome portions.

Friendly and accommodating hosts

Several guests mention that the owners are a charming couple that goes out of their way to make guests feel welcome. Others enjoy the gripping and entertaining tales of adventure shared by the hosts over breakfast and casual cocktails, and appreciate the genuine warmth and hospitality of the owners.

Scenic and convenient location

Many guests mention that Union Station, the financial district and Billy Bishop Island Airport are nearby, and appreciate that several restaurants, cafes and coffee shops are just a walk away from the boat. Others add that the views of the harbor front and cityscape are breathtaking, and comment that CN Tower, Rogers Centre and the Ripley’s Aquarium are within easy reach.

Negative Reviews

Small cabins

Some guests note that the standard cabins are small, and dislike that there is shared access to the bathroom. Others add that there is limited space for luggage and wardrobe storage, and mention that the beds are small, and the passageways are narrow.

Limited onboard services

A handful of guests mention that the boat does not offer some standard hotel services such as tour assistance and room service, and note that the standard cabins do not have TV sets. Others add that there is limited service staff besides the owners, who are not available round-the-clock, and dislike that there are parking charges.

Limited connectivity

Some guests say that Wi-Fi and Internet service is often offline, and note that the connection is slow even when available. Others dislike that the wireless connection often drops.

Rating Overview

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9.2 out of 10 based on 56 reviews