BMO Institute for Learning (IFL)
3550 Pharmacy Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1W 3Z3
AND DIRECTIONS (in PDF format)
Details about Accommodation
COST OF OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION:
$ 160 + 10% GST AND PST (TOTAL: $176) PER NIGHT
Very comfortable and affordable accommodation
is available on-site – where classes are held – at
the BMO Institute for Learning. Rate includes the following:
- a comfortable single room, with full amenities
- a full (and delicious!) breakfast
- a full (and delicious!) supper
- free parking
- use of pool and fitness facilities
Please note: Onsite guestrooms
at the IFL are Single occupancy. If you
require alternate arrangements, please contact
our Reservations Department (416)
490-4300, and they will be happy
to make alternate arrangements for you.
Please register for overnight
accommodation directly with IFL. You can download the
form here and
send to IFL by fax, email or Canada Post.
Check-in is after 3 p.m.
(NB: Participants can store luggage in
safe location if arriving earlier than 3 p.m. Please
request this service of Summer School Coordinator at
Conference Desk upon arrival.)
Check-out is at 12
(NB: Participants can store luggage in safe location
if leaving after 12 noon. Please request this service
of Summer School Coordinator at Conference desk upon
signing out of facility.)
- Rooms are equipped for one person only
- Children are not permitted on facilities
- No smoking is permitted on facilities
- Barrier-free rooms are available upon request on
General Information about the
The Institute for Learning is a smoke-free environment.
Smoking areas are the Courtyard and The English Garden.
Safe deposit boxes are available at the Front Desk.
The IFL is not responsible for valuables left in
your guestroom. Inquiries regarding lost and found
items should be directed to the Front Desk.
IFL associates are as attentive as they are friendly.
Guest comfort is their concern, and tipping is not
Standard Check-In Times
Monday – Sunday Anytime after 3:00pm (rooms
may be available earlier)
Standard Check-Out Times
Monday – Sunday By 1:00 p.m.
All guestrooms are equipped with wireless internet.
Contents & Amenities
All guestrooms are equipped with:
• electronic card key system
• double bed with 2 bedside tables and a wall
mounted lamp above each
• AM / FM clock radio
• telephone with voicemail messaging
• 4 cup coffee maker
• desk, chair, desk lamp, waste paper basket,
push pin board
• wireless internet
• windows that open (except for first floor
non-courtyard rooms for safety reasons)
• armchair with ottoman, coffee table, floor lamp
• 21" colour television with remote control and
stand (closed captioning available)
• luggage stand
• closet with full length mirror
• iron, ironing board (*ironing board not standard
in barrier free rooms, see note below)
• bathroom with hair dryer, ice bucket and glasses
• self-controlled heating and air conditioning
Barrier Free Rooms
*Although barrier free rooms are not equipped with
an ironing board, one can be made available through
the front office should it be required. All the items
listed above are available in the barrier free rooms
as well as:
• electronic curtains
• wall mounted fire light indicator
Hearing Impaired Guests
One barrier free room can be equipped with the following:
a doorbell that when pressed, will signal a light to
come on inside the guestrooms and thus notify you that
there is someone at the door; a disk which can be placed
between the mattress and the box spring so that when
set, will shake the bed to attempt to wake you up like
an alarm clock would; and a telephone TTY device.
Our Dining Hall was modeled after Hart House at University
of Toronto and offers complete meals service Sunday
evening through Friday afternoon. During the evening,
the Social Centre offers hot and cold beverages and
bar snacks. Should your event take place on a weekend,
the Dining Hall will be open for your desired times.
6:45am to 9:00am
Monday to Friday
11:30 to 2:00pm
Monday to Friday
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday to Thursday
Valet Laundry/Dry Cleaning slips are located in your
room. Laundry brought to the Front Desk by 8:00 am
will be returned the same day. Charges will be added
to your room account and are settled at time of check-out.
A clothes washer and a dryer are available for your
personal use in the Laundry area at no cost should
you prefer to do your own laundry. Detergent and fabric
softener are available.
For more information on the facility,
you can download an information sheet by clicking here.
Please note: Accommodation must be
reserved and paid for at the same time as program registration.
There is a limit to the number of rooms available and
they are available on a first-reserve, first serve
basis. Should all rooms be booked, alternate facilities
are available to participants, off-site, at a higher
For those who would prefer to share accommodation
or to bring children, alternate hotel arrangements
may be made, however they must be made by the registrant.
Registrants staying at outside accommodation will be
charged for breakfasts and suppers (not for lunch)
when eating at the BMO IFL. The price of breakfast
is $15 and the price of supper is $30.
Coupons for meals can be purchased from the HPSS Coordinator
as needed at the registration desk. The Holiday Inn
Suites in Markham (905-474-0444) is the closest to
the site (at Woodbine and Steeles, a 2-minute drive).
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