Toronto

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Casa Loma featuring heritage architecture, a castle and heritage elements

Probably the most popular city in Canada, Toronto is a diverse cultural destination that is highly regarded for its museums, concerts, family entertainment, sports stadiums and craft beers. Visit a gallery, taste aromatic craft beers, enjoy one of its many music festivals or explore Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands in this fun Canadian city.

Toronto has always been a popular international destination. Since the British founded a colony in the 18th century the immigrants have kept coming. Today, nearly three million people live here, with more than 130 languages and dialects spoken in the city. Experience the multicultural diversity of the city in neighbourhoods like Chinatown, Greektown, Little Italy and Kensington Market.

Many attractions are within reach of the well organized public transport system in Toronto or you can simply explore by foot; follow the PATH, the world largest underground shopping mall with 28 kilometres of underground passages and shops that run underneath downtown Toronto.

Visit historic buildings and cultural exhibitions in Yorkville and the Distillery District. Relax in High Park and Toronto Botanical Garden or try your courage in the 356-meter Edge Walk along the facade of the CN Tower. Experience baseball and football games at the Rogers Centre and get a photo with the Stanley Cup at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Two other attractions not to be missed are the Royal Ontario Museum with its beautiful architecture, Casa Loma and the Art Gallery of Ontario, where you can enjoy excellent art, both local and international. Rummage the fashion stores in the Toronto Eaton Centre or buy fresh food and curios on the St. Lawrence Market. If you’re travelling with the family, don’t miss the Toronto Zoo and Canada's Wonderland, which are perfect for outings with the kids.

Winters in Toronto are typically cold, like most of Canada, and while the summers can sometimes get very hot, they’re usually mild and pleasant – perfect for a little stroll in the park. Throughout the year, the Harbourfront Centre organizes cultural events including SING!, Toronto Vocal Arts Festival and the Caribbean carnival.

If you’re in Canada then it’d be almost criminal not to make the 90-minute trip to Niagara Falls. Take a trip on Yonge Street, one of the longest roads in the world that runs past Lake Ontario, through the Canadian wilderness, stretching onto Lake Simcoe.

Each year 21 million people visit the city and most countries run direct flights to Toronto International Airport. The location of the city on Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes, along with its cultural diversity, only goes a short way to explaining why Toronto is such a popular destination – if you really want to know, you’d better book your own trip today.

Where to stay in Toronto

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
3.5 out of 5
33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON, M5G1Z4
The price is £190 per night from 26 May to 27 May
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 indoor pools and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.9/5 Good! (4,287 reviews)
"Nice place close to the square and shopping."

Reviewed on 16 May 2022

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
Fairmont Royal York
Fairmont Royal York
4 out of 5
100 Front St West, Toronto, ON, M5J1E3
The price is £270 per night from 27 May to 28 May
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Toronto. Enjoy 2 indoor pools, 2 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (3,986 reviews)
"Ceiling walls were in horrible condition"

Reviewed on 17 May 2022

Fairmont Royal York
Hilton Toronto
Hilton Toronto
4 out of 5
145 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON, M5H2L2
The price is £205 per night from 22 May to 23 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (944 reviews)
"So impressed with how friendly every staff member was and very helpful. Highly recommend and so convenient to everything downtown Toronto."

Reviewed on 17 May 2022

Hilton Toronto
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Sonesta ES Suites Toronto Markham
Sonesta ES Suites Toronto Markham
3 out of 5
355 South Park Rd, Markham, ON, L3T7W2
The price is £110 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Markham. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,155 reviews)
"The suite was super clean. You could actually smell the cleanliness. Love that they have pumps for shampoo, conditioner and body wash instead of little bottles that go to the landfill."

Reviewed on 8 May 2022

Sonesta ES Suites Toronto Markham
Sonder The Slate
Sonder The Slate
3.5 out of 5
348 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V1R7
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, concierge services and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions CN Tower and Rogers Centre are located nearby. ...
3.8/5 Good! (103 reviews)
"The room was exactly as advertised and overall my stay was very good. The only very complaint would be that my shower /tub was a bit wonky and the shower curtain wouldn’t budge. Very minor issues, really."

Reviewed on 11 May 2022

Sonder The Slate
Sonder The Wellesley
Sonder The Wellesley
3.5 out of 5
29 Wellesley Street East, Toronto, ON, M4Y1G7
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, concierge services and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Royal Ontario Museum and Yonge-Dundas ...
4/5 Very Good! (23 reviews)
"The location is good. Place is pretty small."

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2022

Sonder The Wellesley
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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