FAQs

Attractions!

ATTRACTIONS

We are in a central location which makes it convenient to visit many of the great attractions in Toronto. Here are just a few.

Canada Wonderland
1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6

  1. Walk about 7 min to Yorkdale GO Bus Station
  2. Take GO Bus non-stop bus to Canada’s Wonderland

Yorkdale Mall
3401 Dufferin St, North York, ON M6A 2T9

  1. Walk 2 minutes to Dufferin St.
  2. Turn Right on Dufferin St.
  3. Walk for 5 more minutes and you are there

Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6

  1. Walk About 7 min , 500 m to Yorkdale Station
  2. Take Line 1 (Yonge-University) south bound to Museum Station

Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8

  1. Walk About 7 min , 500 m to Yorkdale Station
  2. Take Line 1 (Yonge-University) south bound to Dupont Station
  3. Walk 600m to Casa Loma
Checking Out!

CHECKING OUT

We hope you enjoyed your stay here!

PROCEDURES:

As a reminder, checkout is at 10am on the day that your booking ends.

Before you leave, I request that you:

• Leave the keys on the counter (if provided)

• Turn off all the lights

• Shut the windows and lock the doors

REVIEW:
We also request that you leave a review to let me know how your stay was. We love to hear from guests!

Please travel safely and come visit again any time you’re in Toronto!

Emergency Information!

EMERGENCY INFORMATION

Emergency Phone #: 911

Fire Department: (416) 338-9350

Police Department: (416) 808-1200

Nearest Medical Center:
Trillium Doctor’s Office
Address:
770 Lawrence Ave West.,
North York, ONTARIO M6A 3C6
Phone #: (416) 256-9642
Website: http://www.torontocentralhealthline.ca/displayservice.aspx?id=150154

Nearest Hospital:
Humber River Hospital
Address:
1235 Wilson Ave,
Toronto, ONTARIO M3M 0B2
Phone #: (416) 242-1000
Website: http://www.hrh.ca/

In Home Doctors:
Home Doctors
Phone #: (416) 631-3000
Website: http://www.homedoctors.ca

General Information!

GENERAL INFORMATION

ACCESS THE PROPERTY:
You can use the key code provided to enter the property and lock up when you leave.

Use Key Code: __________ to enter.

WIFI:
Wifi Network: LusoCharm
Wifi Password: ______

THERMOSTAT:
The temperature is controlled by the Host on the main floor.

If it gets uncomfortable please contact the Host

TV:
There is cable Television included. The remote for the TV and Cable box should be on the coffee table in the living room.

KITCHEN APPLIANCES:
I hope you enjoy our kitchen! I love cooking while I’m here and try to keep the kitchen stocked for guests.
In the kitchen, you’ll find a gas range and oven. There is also a microwave and dishwasher. There are dishwasher tabs underneath the kitchen sink, and you can run the dishwasher on a normal cycle

STOVE:
The stove uses gas. To turn the burners on turn the knob of the burner. You will hear a clicking sound. This is the igniter sparking. Once the burner is lit turn the knob to the desires flame.

Turn the know back to off when done.

LAUNDRY:
The washer and dryer are in the laundry room next to the kitchen. You are welcome to use them throughout your stay and will find plenty of laundry soap, dryer sheets, etc. for your use.

• Open the doors and pull the Washer and/or Dryer towards you
• When you are done using them simply slide them back to their original position and close the doors.

COFFEE MAKER:

HOW TO BREW A SINGLE CUP OF COFFEE USING SINGLE-SERVE PACKS
• Press the single-serve button, then lift the lid latch until the lid clicks open.
• Be sure the funnel is in place, then place a single-serve pack into the removable single-serve pack holder in the funnel. Close the lid, pressing firmly to pierce the single-serve pack.
• Lift the single-serve water reservoir lid, fill your mug with water (MAX of 10 oz. for single-serve packs), and add the water to the reservoir.
• Close the lid, then press the BREW STRENGTH button to select regular or bold.
• Press the BREW NOW button to start brewing. The coffee maker will automatically shut off when brewing is complete.
• Test Kitchen Tip: Remove the cup rest when brewing for a travel mug.

HOW TO BREW A SINGLE CUP OF COFFEE USING GROUND COFFEE
• Press the single-serve button, then lift the lid latch until the lid clicks open.
• Be sure the funnel is in place, then add ground coffee to the brown removable brew basket (3 TBSP MAX). Place the brew basket into the funnel, then close the lid firmly.
• Fill the water reservoir (MAX of 14 oz. for ground coffee).
• Press the BREW NOW button to start brewing. The coffee maker will automatically shut off when brewing is complete.

HOW TO BREW A FULL POT OF COFFEE
• Press the carafe button, then lift the lid and remove the brew basket.
• Place a paper coffee filter into the brew basket. For each cup of coffee being made, place one level tablespoon of grounds into the filter.
• Put the brew basket back into the brew basket holder, then fill the carafe with up to 12 cups of cold water and pour into the carafe water reservoir.
• Place the carafe, with the carafe lid attached, on the warming plate.
• Press the BREW STRENGTH button to change the strength to BOLD.
• Press the BREW NOW button to start brewing. The brew indicator light will light up to show the coffee maker is on.
• The Automatic Shutoff feature shuts off the coffee maker two hours after the brew cycle starts.
• Test Kitchen Tip: To serve coffee while still brewing on the carafe side, remove the carafe and pour a cup. By removing the carafe, the flow of coffee will stop until the carafe is replaced. Be sure to replace the carafe within 20 seconds of being removed to prevent overflow

SHOWER:
Ensure that the bathroom door is closed all the way and that the Air vent is turned on. This will avoid the Fire alarms going off due to too much steam.

FIRE ALARM:
• In case the fire alarms go off due to a fire please exist the apartment through the Side door or one of the larger windows if the doorway is inaccessible.
• If the alarms, go off due to steam from the shower or excess smoke from the stove and it is not critical, you can turn the alarm off by pressing the middle button on the alarm and holding it until the sound stops.

GARBAGE: Please place your garbage, compost, and recycling in the containers provided and dispose them as follows;

• Garbage goes in the Black bin
• Compost such as food goes in the Green bin
• Recycling such and plastics and bottles goes in the Blue bin

HOUSE CLEANING:
House cleaning will be performed once per week.
Please put away any of your personal belongings so that nothing is misplaced accidentally.

PERSONAL ESSENTIALS:
The apartment is stocked with person essentials including;

  • Towels
  • Robes
  • Tooth paste
  • Mouth wash
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Etc.
Getting Around!

GETTING AROUND

TTC: Name: Yorkdale Subway Station
Distance: 6 minutes’ walk

GO TRANSIT:

Name: Yorkdale Bus Terminal
Distance: 6 minutes’ walk

HIGHWAY:

Name: HYWY 401
Address: 3090 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M6A 2A2
Distance: 6 minutes’ drive

TAXI:

Name: Beck Taxii
Phone: 416-751-5555

Name: Royal Taxi
Phone: 416-777-9222

Important Information!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

HOUSE RULES:
• No smoking
• No pets allowed
• No loud noise
• No Parties or large gatherings
• No visitors after Mid-Night
• Please report any damages that occur while you’re in residence
• Check-In between 2 PM and 8 PM
• Check-Out at 10 am

COMMUNITYRULES:
If excessive noise is reported, police will be called and a fine will be Assessed.

PARKING:
You can park up to two cars for FREE on the East side of the driveway close to the fence in tandem.

ACCESS:
The Host may access the apartment for general cleaning and visual inspection after giving the Guest 24 hours’ notice to do so.

RESOURCES:
See http://www.lusocharm.com/ for more information

Where to go!

WHERE TO GO

GROCERY STORES:

Name: Fortinos
Address: 700 Lawrence Ave W, North York, ON M6A 3B4
Distance: 1.2 km away

Name: No Frills
Address: 270 Wilson Ave, North York, ON M3H 1S6
Distance: 3.7 km away

Name: Metro
Address: 3090 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M6A 2A2
Distance: 2.6 km away

RESTAURANTS:

Name: Katz’s Deli
Address: 3300 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6A 2T5
Distance: 270 meters away

SHOPPING:

Name: Yorkdale Shopping Centre
Address: 3401 Dufferin St, North York, ON M6A 2T9
Distance: 750 m, 2 minutes away

Name: Lawrence Square
Address: 700 Lawrence Ave W, Toronto, ON M6A 3B4
Distance: 900 m, 2 minutes away

Name: Orfus – Many Outlet Stores
Address: Orfus Road
Distance: 850 m, 2 minutes away

Name: Eaton Centre
Address: 220 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 2H1
Distance: 35 minutes by subway

Name: Vaughn Mills
Address: 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Concord, ON L4K 5W4
Distance: 48 minutes by car