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Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

33 Gerrard St W, Toronto M5G1Z4

3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (10,432 reviews)

Eaton Centre shopping, Queen's Park, and Toronto's thriving theater scene, with its famous Elgin Theatre, are all …

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The Fairmont Royal York
The Fairmont Royal York

100 Front St West, Toronto M5J1E3

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (6,176 reviews)

Set in the dynamic business district, The Fairmont Royal York hotel, built in 1929, is across the street from Union Station, …

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Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square
Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square

75 Bremner Blvd, Toronto M5J 0A1

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (877 reviews)

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

£204
The Omni King Edward Hotel
The Omni King Edward Hotel

37 King St E, Toronto M5C1E9

4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,088 reviews)

Located in the business district, this regal Toronto hotel is 3 blocks from Eaton Centre's shops, 5 blocks from the Royal …

£153
Bond Place Hotel
Bond Place Hotel

65 Dundas St E, Toronto M5B2G8

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (5,082 reviews)

Located in Downtown Toronto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mackenzie House, University of Toronto, and Hockey Hall of …

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Lavish Suites - Luxury Condo - Downtown
Lavish Suites - Luxury Condo - Downtown

215 Fort York Blvd, Toronto M5V 4A2

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Toronto, this condo is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ricoh Coliseum, CN Tower, and Canadian Broadcasting Centre …

£114
Alexandra Hotel
Alexandra Hotel

77 Ryerson Ave, Toronto M5T2V4

1.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (840 reviews)

Centrally located, this hotel is across the street from Alexandra Park. Close to Chinatown and Kensington Market. It is onl …

£60
Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Yorkville
Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto Yorkville

89 Avenue Road, Toronto M5R 2G3

2.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (1,048 reviews)

This Toronto hotel is in the heart of Yorkville, the entertainment and shopping district of Toronto. 500 meters from the Roya …

£64
Thompson Toronto
Thompson Toronto

550 Wellington St W, Toronto M5V2V4

4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (261 reviews)

Located in Fashion District, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Spin Toronto, CN Tower, and Rogers Centre. Air Canada …

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Executive Hotel Cosmopolitan Toronto
Executive Hotel Cosmopolitan Toronto

8 Colborne Street, Toronto M51 1E1

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1,287 reviews)

At the intersection of Toronto's entertainment and financial districts, this boutique hotel is 3 blocks from Union Station an …

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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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