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Most of CITA's visitors stay in our reserved rooms in Massey College. If Massey is full at the time of your visit, you will have a room reserved at a nearby bed and breakfast or hotel. Your host will arrange your accommodation and send you the details. Please contact him/her if you do not receive this confirmation.

Massey College is located at 4 Devonshire Place. Nearest subway stop is St. George on the Bloor line. Phone number: (416) 978-2895

CITA is very nearby. When exiting Massey go south to Hoskin Avenue then west (right) to St. George street. Go south (left) on St George. McLennan Labs (60 St. George) will be on your right.

Rooms in Massey College are grouped in blocks of three with a common bathroom. Towels and bed linen are provided; rooms are cleaned and beds made once a week starting about 7:30 a.m. A bell rings at 8:00a.m., 12:15 and 6:30p.m. to annouce meals.The rooms are not air-conditioned and can be quite warm in the summer. Soap is not provided. There is a fully equipped communal kitchen (Ontario Fire Regulations do not permit cooking in the rooms) and coin operated laundry washer and dryer, ironing board and iron, all located in the west basement; and a telephone (local calls only) in the cloakroom outside the washrooms on the main floor opposite the Common Room.

  • Special arrangements are made if the visitor is arriving after the Porter's Lodge closes for the evening or on holidays; (Porter's hours are 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays)
  • Changes to dates should not be made at the last minute unless absolutely necessary, as our use of the rooms in Massey College depends on making sure that arrangements are not changed constantly.

Our long-term visitors have mentioned that occupants of Massey may want to bring things like a radio, alarm clock, extension cord, portable coffee/tea maker, utensils and mug, can opener and corkscrew, detergent and a soap dish and soap. Smoking is not allowed except in the Quadrangle.

During the academic year (September to April) meal times and prices are: you can purchase a meal chit or a 5 meal card for either lunch at $61.58 or dinner at $114.65 at the Porter Lodge. They accept Visa, Mastercard or Debit, NO CASH or CHEQUES please.

Breakfast is included with your stay : 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Monday-Friday); 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Saturday)
Lunch ($12.31): 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Monday-Saturday)
Dinner ($22.93): 6:30 p.m. sharp (Monday-Friday); 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Saturday).

During the summer months (May to July) the schedule is:

Breakfast is included with your stay : 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Monday-Friday)
Lunch ($12.31): 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
Dinner ($22.93): 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
Taxes are included in all pricing.

There are no meals served on the weekends.
During August there are no meals served.
Vegetarian dinners can be served if advance notice is given.