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Cambridge Suites Hotel - Toronto
Cambridge Suites Hotel - Toronto

15 Richmond St E, Toronto M5C1N2

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4.4 out of 5 (3,860 reviews)

This contemporary, all-suite Toronto hotel surrounded by entertainment and shopping at the Eaton Centre, is within 2 blocks o …

£149
The Fairmont Royal York
The Fairmont Royal York

100 Front St West, Toronto M5J1E3

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4.2 out of 5 (6,331 reviews)

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

£153
Executive Hotel Cosmopolitan Toronto
Executive Hotel Cosmopolitan Toronto

8 Colborne Street, Toronto M51 1E1

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4 out of 5 (1,299 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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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 (895 reviews)

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

£193
Super 8 Downtown Toronto
Super 8 Downtown Toronto

222 Spadina Ave, Toronto M5T2C2

2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (1,497 reviews)

Located above a shopping center in Chinatown, Super 8 Downtown Toronto is within a 10-minute walk of Kensington Market, Queen …

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Residence & Conference Centre Downtown
Residence & Conference Centre Downtown

80 Cooperage Street, Toronto

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Toronto, this residence is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Distillery Historic District, St. Lawrence Market, …

£76
The Rex Hotel
The Rex Hotel

194 Queen Street West, Toronto M5V1Z1

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (397 reviews)

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

£64
bE SixFifty Hotel
bE SixFifty Hotel

650 Bay Street, Toronto M5G 1M8

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (528 reviews)

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

£111
Strathcona Hotel
Strathcona Hotel

60 York St, Toronto M5J1S8

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3.7 out of 5 (3,743 reviews)

Located downtown in Toronto's theatre and financial districts, this smoke-free hotel is across the street from Union Statio …

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Windsor Arms Hotel
Windsor Arms Hotel

18 Saint Thomas St, Toronto M5S 3E7

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (153 reviews)

Located in the center of Toronto, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Royal Ontario Museum and Toronto …

£258
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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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