Cintas Corp. has named the restroom at Bayview Village Shopping Centre in Toronto, Canada, the winner of its Canada’s Best Restroom Award.
The eighth-annual award honors businesses that value hygiene and style and recognize the parallel between clean restrooms and customer retention. The shopping center’s restroom was recognized for its elegant chandeliers and touch-free fixtures. It was selected from five finalists in a public online vote. Bayview Village Shopping Centre will be enshrined in Cintas’ Canada’s Best Restroom Contest Hall of Fame and receive $2,500 in facility services.
“We’re extremely honoured that the public voted us Canada’s Best Restroom,” said John Minas, general manager, Bayview Village Shopping Centre. “Bayview Village is one of Canada’s most prestigious shopping centres, and our washrooms reflect that. We take pride in providing our glamorous guests with a chic and clean restroom experience.”
The restrooms at Bayview Village Shopping Centre feature fully enclosed stalls, each with its own touch free toilet, faucet and hand dryer. There is a nursing room equipped with a changing station and sink, as well as two cushioned chairs. The washrooms also include stylish sconces on both sides of its hand washing basins.
“It was a tight race amongst this year’s finalists that came down to the wire,” said Candice Raynsford, marketing manager at Cintas Canada. “The support that Bayview Village received shows the impact that stylish and well maintained washrooms have on the public’s perception of a business.”
The 2017 finalists were selected based on cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality and unique design elements. Online voting was open to the public from July 11th through September 8th, which produced the following placements:
- Bayview Village Shopping Centre – Toronto, Ontario
- Spring Grill House Restaurant – Hamilton, Ontario
- Dorinku Restaurant – Edmonton, Alberta
- New City Gas – Montreal, Québec
- Renaissance Hotel – Montreal, Québec