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The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto
The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto

225 Jarvis St, Toronto M5B2C1

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (3,397 reviews)

This Toronto hotel is 3 blocks from Eaton Centre mall, 5 blocks from St Lawrence Market, a half-mile from the financial …

£117
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto

75 Lower Simcoe Street, Toronto M5J3A6

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (1,372 reviews)

Located in Toronto Entertainment District, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, …

£113
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown

108 Chestnut St, Toronto M5G1R3

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (3,013 reviews)

This contemporary Toronto hotel is 1 block from the Art Gallery of Ontario, 3 blocks from both Eaton Centre and the Royal …

£118
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto

475 Yonge St, Toronto M4Y1X7

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (5,065 reviews)

Located just north of the city center, the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto is a quarter-mile from Eaton Centre Mall an …

£101
Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto
Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto

325 Bay Street, Toronto M5H 4G3

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (597 reviews)

This family-friendly Toronto hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Design Exchange, Hockey Hall of …

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Hilton Toronto
Hilton Toronto

145 Richmond St W, Toronto M5H2L2

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,611 reviews)

Connected via underground walkway to shops, restaurants, and attractions in Toronto's financial and entertainment districts …

£145
Park Hyatt Toronto
Park Hyatt Toronto

4 Avenue Rd, Toronto M5R2E8

4.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (821 reviews)

Fashionable Yorkville boutiques, restaurants, and galleries surround the Park Hyatt, the renowned Royal Ontario Museum is …

£141
bE SixFifty Hotel
bE SixFifty Hotel

650 Bay Street, Toronto M5G 1M8

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (523 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Toronto City Hall, University of Toronto, and Toronto …

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The Rex Hotel
The Rex Hotel

194 Queen Street West, Toronto M5V1Z1

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (388 reviews)

Located in Downtown Toronto, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Osgoode Hall, Canadian Broadcasting Centre, and CN Towe …

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Royal Oak Inn
Royal Oak Inn

376 Dundas St E, Toronto M5A2A5

2.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (427 reviews)

Located in Downtown Toronto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Allan Gardens and Hockey Hall of Fame. Toronto Public Librar …

£47
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Pocket Guide: University District Downtown Toronto Hotels

Downtown Toronto is known for being walkable and family-friendly with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its college atmosphere among the more noteworthy. You can experience the local entertainment and theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Hotels and holiday apartments in Downtown Toronto provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Toronto area.

Sightseeing around Downtown Toronto

Some top local attractions include the museums, theaters, and university. You can attend a show at Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, Lower Ossington Theatre, and Royal Conservatory of Music. Sights like Bata Shoe Museum, Art Gallery of Toronto, and Art Gallery of Ontario offer insight into the local culture. Kiever Synagogue, Knox Presbyterian Church, and Nathan Phillips Square are some local landmarks. Take a tour of campus around University of Toronto, Ontario College of Art and Design, or Ryerson University. Hours of family fun are waiting at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Ontario Place, and Centreville Amusement Park.

Popular things to do in the area include shopping and attending sporting events. Why not cheer with the crowd at Varsity Stadium, Maple Leaf Gardens, or Ricoh Coliseum? You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Christie Pits Park, Trinity Bellwoods Park, and Grange Park. At Humber Bay Park East, Tommy Thompson Park, and Humber Bay Park West, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Honest Ed's, Chinatown Centre, and Toronto Eaton Centre. Lamport Stadium, Rogers Centre, or Steam Whistle Brewing will provide yet another welcomed diversion.

Some of the area's most popular sights are CN Tower, Canada's Wonderland, and Royal Ontario Museum. Queen's Park, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, and InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre are other top spots to see.

Getting around Downtown Toronto

For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Bathurst Station, Christie Station, or Spadina Station. To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. Toronto Exhibition Station is the closet train station, but Toronto Union Station and Toronto Bloor Station are also nearby.

At 1.9 miles (3.1 km), Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City) is the closest major airport to Downtown Toronto. Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.) is the next closest airport, 10.2 miles (16.5 km) away.

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