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Ice Condos, Toronto Condo Reviews 

(4 reviews)
Condo address: 12-14 York-St, Toronto, ON, M5J 0A9
(3.1 out of 5 stars)
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Category: elevators

Do not buy

(2.0 out of 5 stars)
by Toronto123 Nov 19, 2019
...While the location is central and the units are modern and bright, I would highly discourage buying in this building for the following reasons: At any given time, 1-2 (out of 5) elevators are down for “maintenance” which can last weeks to months. On top of that, another elevator is often unavailable during moving times. Come to this building on any given night and you’ll see a looong line of angry residents waiting for an elevator. It is overrun by Airbnb guests who leave garbage everywhere. The pool amenities are constantly down for repair. At least once per week. They just notified us that there is no visitor parking in the building going forward. At all. So hopefully your friends and family never want to come to visit...
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Do not live here.

(1.3 out of 5 stars)
by Iced Jun 26, 2019
...Having lived in the building as a renter for the last 2 years, I highly discourage anyone looking to purchase a unit or rent a unit to live in to choose this building. The occupancy in the building consists of 80% Airbnb users, making it feel unsafe, dirty, and like living in an unregulated hotel. While there have been changes in the security team, they still fail to stop loads of Airbnbs that tailgate into the building behind residents - meaning you never know who's in the building and for what purpose. The architect's decision to include only 2 elevators for 30 floors, and an additional 3 for the next 32 floors - is inhumane. Keep in mind that AT LEAST one of these elevators is usually broken for months at a time. Leaving 62 units of occupants - along with the Airbnb guests several suitcases - fending for 4 elevators. Honestly, if you're considering this building, don't...
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Curved unit layout

(3.0 out of 5 stars)
by SN Oct 24, 2018
...The curved layout of units here creates a lot of dead space. Also pillars in the middle of some units occupy additional space. The Concierge typically lets everybody in. Amenities are quite ok. High-speed elevators which are a must for such a tall building...
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Good building for owners

(5.0 out of 5 stars)
by Daniel Sep 30, 2018
...Building is generally well-constructed with good materials in the units. Concierge and security services are excellent and staff are consistently friendly. Between Ice 1 and 2, there are two gyms (weights and cardio), a pool, children’s play room, massage room, several party rooms, etc. Lobby and common areas are usually well maintained. There have apparently been elevator and fire alarm issues in the past however these have not been prevalent lately...
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