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EC Toronto: Standard Sherbourne Apartment

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi facilities
  • Central air conditioning
  • Fitness center
  • Bed linen provided
  • Students need to bring their own towels
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Cleaning service provided
  • 24-hour on-site security
  • All apartments are accessed by lift


  • Theater room
  • Yoga area
  • Roku TV streaming device
Number of Bedrooms
Type of Room
Single room
Bathroom Type
Board Status

Description of Local Area

Modern and contemporary Sherbourne apartments are located in Toronto’s Yonge and Bloor neighbourhood. It’s all just steps from your door: trendy eateries, eclectic boutiques, and emerging art galleries - all yours to explore!

Description of Accommodation

Each apartment includes a fully-equipped kitchen with major appliances and kitchenware. All apartments feature comfortable and quality furnishings with a sofa, dining set, study desk, smart TV and Netflix.


561 Sherbourne St, Toronto, ON M4X 1W6

Phone Number

+1 416 731 0619

Emergency Number

+1 416 209 8331


 Year round

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday
    Check in: 4.00 pm
    Early Check-In (before 9:00am) or Late Check In (after 9:00pm) is available upon request for an additional charge of $50 per person, to be paid by cash at the Residence. Credit Cards are not accepted.
    If the flight is delayed, causing the student to arrive at Residence outside of the normal check-in times, he/she will be charged the extra fee.

  • Departure day: Saturday
    Check out: 11.00 am

Journey to school

Metro - 25 minutes approx. Cycle - 30 minutes approx.
The most convenient way for students to travel to EC is by Metro, approximately a 25-minute journey. To travel to the school, follow the directions below:

1. Walk to Sherbourne Station (5 minutes).
2. Enter Sherbourne Station

  • Board line 2 (Bloor-Danforth)subway to travel westbound to Bloor-Yonge station (non-stop, 3 minutes)
  • Transfer line 1(Yong-University) subway to Yonge-Eglinton station (5 stops, 10 minutes)
  • Walk west along Eglinton Avenue to 124 Eglinton Avenue West(350m, 4 minutes)


Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling fewer than 14 days before arrival will be chargeda one week`s accommodation fee at the standard accommodation rate and an accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give notice in writing 4 weeks prior to termination. After deducting the price of accommodation used (including the required notice period charged at standard accommodation rates) students will be refunded the remaining accommodation costs. If 4 weeks’ notice is not provided, a cancellation fee equal to 4 weeks of accommodation will apply. Please note: Certain accommodation options may be subject to special cancellation charges. Should these differ from above, students will be notified at the time of cancellation.

Airport Pickup

If you have booked the residence with EC you must arrive at the airport between 05:00 am and 23:00 pm. Late/early arrivals may be asked to book alternative accommodation.
What information do I need to give to book an airport transfer?
Please provide your flight number, arrival time, terminal and airport of origin – minimum 2 weeks in advance 
Who will I meet at the airport?
You will meet an EC transportation representative holding an EC sign outside the arrivals gate.
What should I do if I cannot find the EC representative?
If after 10 minutes you cannot see the EC representative, just call 416 209 8331 (from the information desk or a mobile phone). (Useful phrase to use: Hi, my name is (Maria Angela). I am from (Italy). My student number is (123456). I cannot find my EC representative. I am at the information desk.)
What should I do if I have missed my flight or my flight is delayed?
You should notify EC by calling 416 209 8331 (from the information desk or a mobile phone) to rearrange your transfer time and avoid additional cost. (Useful phrase to use: My name is (Maria Angela). I am from (Italy). My student number is (123456) and my flight has been changed. My new flight number is (1234) arriving at (time).

Other ways to get to your residence

  • Walk to UP Express Person Airport Board UPExpress Union Station train($12.00 cash) and travel 3 stops Union Station(25 minutes)
  • Exit train and walk to Union subway station. (5 minutes)
  • Board line 1(Yong-University) subway to Bloor-Yonge station (6 stops, 9 minutes)
  • Transfer line 2 (Yong-Danforth) subway to Sherbourne station (non-stop, 3 minutes)
  • Walk to 561 Sherbourne on Sherbourne street (260 m, 3 minutes)

Arrival Procedures

Check-in process
Please keep in mind that you will stay in an apartment building without a front desk. Please follow our arrival procedure to ensure a smooth check-in:

  1. Please send your flight details or an estimated time of arrival as soon as known
  2. Phone, Email, or Send us a WhatsApp message when you arrive at the airport or when you are en route to the apartment.
    Contact Numbers:
    +1 416 731 0619
    +1 416 871 1026 
    +1 416 879 9227
  3. Please watch our orientation video prior to your arrival

    Check out process: When you check out, please leave your keys on your desk in your room. If the keys are not returned, there is a charge for lost keys- $25 charge for lost keys $50 charge for lost fobs.


House Rules

  • Students must be 18 years or older
  • No smoking. No pets. No Partying
  • No overnight guests
  • Suites are mixed gender
  • Students must keep bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas clean
  • Monthly cleaning service
  • Dishes need to be done immediately after use
  • Students need to supply their own shower towels and consumables (toothpaste, shampoo, toilet papers)
  • Laundry card will be provided by the residence. $3 per wash and $2 per dry
  • No bedroom door lock, but there is safe box in each room to keep their valuables safe
  • Bedroom (n.1) - has the largest floor plan of the three bedrooms and has a large window overlooking the balcony which allows for plenty of natural light.
  • Room (n.2) was converted into a bedroom. The room is private and is separated from the rest of the unit and the living room with bookshelves and a folding,sliding door.
  • Room (n.3) doesn't have an outside view. The window in the room faces the common area. The window has blinds that can be closed.
  • The residence can keep student's luggage for early arrival/late check out

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