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The 12 Best Places To Stay In Toronto, Canada - Updated 2020

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Taking a vacation can be a lot of fun. You get time off of work, make great memories with family and friends, and do and see things that you never have before. The one thing that can make vacations a nightmare, though, is figuring out the right place to stay. Toronto, Ontario is one of the world’s top tourist destinations, which means there are hundreds of places to choose from when it comes to where you’ll be sleeping and spending your down time. You don’t want a hole-in-the-wall, but you also don’t need to be treated like royalty. So let us reduce your stress and narrow down the options for you. Here are the 12 best places to stay in Toronto.

1. Get high-up views of the city at the Shangri-La Hotel (from USD 307)

The Shangri-La Hotel is very tall, which allows for a beautiful view of the city. It is also located in the heart of the culinary district so you won’t have to hail a cab to get to dinner, and also contains its own fine dining restaurant and two on-site bars. The 202 luxury guest rooms are among the largest in all of Canada, making them ideal for large families or a group. The Shangri-La Hotel also includes an indoor pool, spa, fitness center and free internet.


Shangri-La Hotel Toronto

Address: 188 University Avenue
Price: from 307 USD

Parking garage Ironing service First aid kit available Pets allowed Smoke alarms Trouser press 24-hour security Express check-in/check-out

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2. Stay in the heart of it all at The Ritz-Carlton (from USD 351)

The Ritz-Carlton is located across Wellington Street, near the performing arts centers, sports arena and entertainment districts, so you’ll never be far from where you need to go. Inside is a beautiful, modern and sleek lobby that previews the equally elegant guest rooms. The hotel includes dining, an indoor pool, spa, and high speed internet.


The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

Address: 181 Wellington Street West
Price: from 351 USD

CCTV in common areas Swimming pool Internet services On-site coffee house 24-hour security Heating Express check-in/check-out Private check-in/check-out

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3. Feel at home with this Downtown Modern Apartment (from USD 73)

Skip the hundreds of other guests and feel more at home at this apartment, located just a short walk from Toronto’s CN Tower, Rogers Centre and Lakeshore. It’s a one bedroom private apartment with a patio that gives you a beautiful view of the city. The building includes a pool, gym and squash court. Great for a couple that is looking for a fun weekend getaway and doesn’t have a fortune to spend on a hotel in the city.

Downtown Modern Apartment with Private Patio
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
34 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the patio and the pool are a very nice perk
clean comfortable with good wifi connection
Cleanliness:
very clean and welcoming
the apartment was very clean and cozy
the apartment was very clean and spacious
the place was very clean and welcoming
nice upscale apartment that cristiana kept clean and comfortable
Host:
cristiana was a wonderful host
christiana is a very warm friendly and welcoming host
cristiana was a great host
cristina was very responsive to messages and questions we had during our stay
cristiana was friendly responsive and accommodating
Location:
very central and comfortable
great location to get around to almost anywhere within walking distance
close walk to lots of downtown attractions
cristiana's place was perfect nice location close to attractions
it was a great location and easily accessible
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4. Feel a part of nature at Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square (from USD 215)

Just steps from the Air Canada Centre but still a quiet oasis, The Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square showcases many natural elements, such as a wood and stone façade, to show off its Le Germain style. Rooms are elegantly designed and mostly naturally lit with many luxury items, such as rainfall showers, duvets, feather pillows and comfy chairs. This hotel even allows pets, so you don’t have to worry about who’s going to watch the family dog while you’re away from home.


Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square

Address: 75 Bremner Boulevard
Price: from 215 USD

Key card or motion-controlled electricity for guests Fitness centre Breakfast takeaway containers Packed lunches Secured parking Designated smoking area Car hire Physical distancing in dining areas

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5. Take in the city on the 26th floor of a condo in Downtown (from 150 USD)

This condo contains two bedrooms, two bathrooms and is located on the 26th floor, which provides a beautiful view of downtown Toronto and Lake Ontario. Including one large deck and a second smaller deck off of the master suite, this is perfect for people on a budget, business people, or for people that have decided to visit Toronto spur of the moment and don’t have time to deal with the big hotels or wait for an open room.

26th Floor Condo in Downtown

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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6. Feel like royalty at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (from USD 130)

This hotel is certainly a castle as it contains 977 rooms within its twin towers, rising 38 stories above Lake Ontario and is located near top tourist attractions like the Air Canada Centre, CN Tower, and the Financial and Theatre districts. The lobby is made up of marble and contains floor-to-ceiling windows. It includes on site dining, an indoor pool, fitness center, high speed internet and on site tennis courts.


The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

Address: 1 Harbour Square
Price: from 130 USD

Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Indoor play area Parking garage Mini golf Physical distancing rules followed Laundry Fitness centre Heated pool

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7. Stay in a separate neighborhood at InterContinental Toronto Yorkville (from USD 117)

An exclusive Yorkville neighborhood known as the heart of the city, InterContinental Toronto Yorkville contains restaurants, shops, galleries and the Royal Ontario Museum, Gardener Museum and Bata Shoe Museum, which makes it seem as if it is its own neighborhood. The CN Tower and other districts of the city are just a few short miles away. The marble floors and elegant decor will make you feel as if you’re staying in the best hotel in the city, which is great because… perhaps you are. The hotel also includes an indoor pool, high speed internet and pets are allowed.


InterContinental Toronto Yorkville

Address: 220 Bloor Street West
Price: from 117 USD

Newspapers Smoke alarms WiFi Babysitting/child services Internet services Meeting/banquet facilities Rooftop pool Salt-water pool

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8. Stay in the heart of downtown but feel at home in this apartment (from USD 80)

This luxury apartment provides guests with a 270 degree view of Toronto. With two bedrooms, two bathrooms, three beds, it is the ideal place for a group of people up to six to stay comfortably. Also, since it is conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, it is a short three minute walk to the subway, so you and your family or friends don’t have to worry about getting separated in the large crowds of people while trying to find your way through the city.

Top Floor 270• the best view 2BD downtown goal
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
323 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
outstanding view from apartment and small balcony
the views from the apartment are fantastic
this is a very nice modern apartment with views that do not disappoint
indx is a newer apartment with secure technologies for entry
if you are sleeping in that room you will definitely want a sleep mask
Cleanliness:
easy clean and good value
a very beautiful apartment very clean amazing views clean and tidy
some areas of the apartment are due for a thorough clean but generally the apartment was very clean
very clean & a great location
cherry is extremely helpful and and welcomed us to a freshly cleaned apartment
Host:
cherry is a wonderful host who responded very quickly to our queries
cherry is very quick to answer any questions and very helpful
cherry is very kind and always ready to help
cherry was a fantastic host with immediate responses and detailed instructions for the unit
cherry and bill were fantastic hosts
Location:
awesome location- minutes from the eatons centre
it is wonderfully suited for all your needs int he metro toronto area
the apartment is in a great location close to union station and eaton centre
this is an amazing apartment in a great location
parking was right across the street and everything was easy to access
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9. Watch the game in luxury at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel (from USD 128)

The Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel is the world’s only 4-diamond hotel, located within a major league sports and entertainment venue (The Rogers Centre) and is conveniently located adjacent to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and CN Tower. It contains 348 guest rooms, 70 of which are field view rooms. And before or after the game you can enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisine in the on-site Arriba Restaurant. Perfect for a sports fan that wants to watch a live game from the comfort of your own room. It includes a fitness center, high speed internet, outdoor pool and pets are allowed.


Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel

Address: 1 Blue Jays Way
Price: from 128 USD

Fitness centre Restaurant Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Snack bar Skiing Sun loungers or beach chairs WiFi available in all areas Toilet with grab rails

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10. 40th floor luxury (from USD 81)

Open yourself up to the possibility of a sensational experience exploring all that Toronto, Canada has to offer you! Take advantage of the low rate offered exclusively by this Airbnb stay, located forty floors above the ground. Along with other wonderful amenities, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding landscapes, as well as the perfect excuse to relax by large, expansive windows while you do so. On the ground below, there are more than enough sights and sounds to satiate your drive for adventure while in Toronto. It’s all waiting for you in Canada when you render the distance between yourself and unrivaled adventure a short one.

Take easy advantage of all the world-class amenities this Airbnb escape offers! These features include laundry essentials, wireless Internet access, private workout facility access, a stocked kitchen, and even a pool! up to two lucky adventurers will have this apartment all to themselves for the complete duration of their stay, as they make a single bedroom and bath their newest home away from home.

When it comes to this fortieth-floor getaway, you’re never far away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown Toronto area! Local sites include the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, and Rogers Centre. Harbour Front and Union Station are also close by! Public transportation can take you absolutely wherever it is you need to be, and you can always set out for a stroll right from your front door itself, after taking a private elevator down to the ground floor! It’s an introduction to a type of luxury you’ve likely never experienced, at this luxurious, fortieth floor haven.

InstantSuite-High floor| Balcony Views | ❤️ of DT
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
352 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view and an amazing apartment
amazing view and comfortable place
comfortable apartment with an amazing view
the view from this apartment is like no other truly takes your breath away
the apartment was very clean and the view from the balcony was perfect for evening cocktails
Cleanliness:
need to be clean deep
the apartment was clean and tidy
it is extremely clean
it was clean and everything is near tou
amazing stay fast responses as advertised and clean
Host:
adeel is a super host
adeel was a great host and very responsive
adeel was very helpful and friendly
the host is easy to work with and always helpful
however owner was always available to respond thank you
Location:
the location is really good
excellent location and good value
outstanding location at the heart of toronto
close to many attractions in downtown toronto
right in the heart of downtown the location is super convenient and fun
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11. Condo in downtown Toronto (from USD 95)

Welcome to a distinct flavor of unique Canadian hospitality that’s never hard to get behind! This entirely stunning condo right in the middle of downtown Toronto promises to personally introduce you to all of the restaurants, cafes, historical sites, retail venues, and recreational outlets that you’ve been dying to discover for yourself! And with an affordable price tag and sensational series of amenities, there’s nothing keeping you from enjoying your newest prospective adventure in Toronto: this downtown condo.

The condominium itself can comfortably accommodate up to six guests, courtesy of two bedrooms that do well to make the entire space feel completely like home. Nearby, you can discover all of the luxurious attractions that make the region what it is. From the Air Canada Center to Union Station to Toronto Convention Centre, there’s always something to see and to experience for yourself in downtown Toronto.

Onsite, your amenities are more than enough to keep you occupied and satisfied. Your condo will feature laundry essentials, as well as a stocked kitchen, access to wireless Internet, and a gym and pool! With such vibrant life surrounding your stay itself, and world-class amenities throughout, you have no reason why this estate can’t exist as your newest go-to destination in Toronto!

STUNNING CONDO in DOWNTOWN TORONTO
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
61 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the condo is well appointed has nice views great amenities like the pool and gym
beds were comfortable and plenty of comfort amenities to make our stay fun and pleasurable
amazing views open concept kitchen and separate bedrooms made it a very desirable condo
great for sports fans outstanding views and well kept and clean will stay again
the condo is not very roomy but adequate and certainly more comfortable and spacious than a hotel room
Cleanliness:
place is very clean and has everything available towels etc
very clean and up to date apartment
the apartment was great located and everything was very clean and exactly like the photos
close to everything so clean and very beautiful
Host:
dariush was a great host
dariush and majid were amazing hosts during our stay
he was very responsive prior to booking and throughout our stay
wonderful host with great communication
majid was on time for both arrival & departure & very friendly & helpful
Location:
the location is amazing
great location close to union station
the location was great very close to the path and public transportation
good location and nice place
the location was perfect
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12. Enjoy the swimming pool at the Thompson Toronto (from USD 197)

The Thompson Toronto’s rooms contain floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the Toronto skyline and Lake Ontario. It also contains the city’s only rooftop lounge with a swimming pool, making it great for nightlife. The hotel is conveniently located in the Central King West area, the scene for eclectic art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and nightlife. It includes on-site dining, a fitness center, outdoor pool, high speed internet and pets are allowed.

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Enjoy your stay in Toronto

You have enough to worry about when it comes to a vacation, but a vacation isn’t supposed to be full of stress. It’s supposed to FEEL like a vacation! So you think about all of the memories you’re going to be making while we narrow down where you’ll stay. With choices that are top-end luxury and choices that are perfect for a group of friends on a budget, you’ll find what suites you best.

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Matthew Klatzke is a 30 year old American from Michigan residing in Canada where him and his wife are expecting a baby. Following his passion of writing, Matthew has begun a rewarding career in the...Read more

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