The city is divided into a west end (High Park, Bloor West Village), Midtown (Yonge & Bloor, Yorkville, Annex), Uptown (Yonge & Eglinton, Bayview), east end (Danforth, Riverdale), and downtown (Yonge & Queen] Entertainment District, King & John). For more detailed descriptions of our various neighbourhoods click here. Find more information about our city at www.torontotourism.com and www.toronto.com
Although we have not compiled a list of hotels, there is certainly ample choice in Toronto. Two websites offering choice of hotels and accomodation as well as local events, concerts, club and movie listings and more are www.torontotourism.com and www.toronto.com.
Bed & Breakfast inns
There are a number of B&Bs in the area. They cost, on average, about $52 US/day ($75 Cdn). We have compiled a short list of inns that are either located in this area or recommended by our students.
Short-term rental suites
Unlike a hotel, staying in a Toronto Rental Suites apartment feels like a home of your own. Fully-furnished and equipped this apartment tower is only a block from our studio.
Rooms available and shared accomodation
We have assembled a short list of people we know who rent out rooms in their homes. Accommodation ranges in price from about $25 US/day ($37 Cdn) to $35 US/per day ($52 Cdn) for a room, laundry and shared kitchen (some locations include meals).
Consider staying with a family and be included in family activities; Two meals included per day. rates are Single: $520 for first two weeks (includes $200 placement fee); $160/week afterwards Minimum two weeks stay; and includes airport reception
The city is serviced by a comprehensive system of buses, subways and streetcars. Most routes offer service every few minutes. Exact fare required. A single one-way fare is $2.50. Packages of tickets or tokens are available for purchase at subway stations and select stores around town. Also available, day and monthly passes offer additional savings. For transit information including maps and routes, click here.
Lester B. Pearson International Airport is located approximately 30 to 45 minutes from central Toronto by car, dependent on traffic and time of day. Taxis from the airport cost approx $30 to $50 dependent on zone and distance traveled, find rates posted at the airport. Airport buses, also available for approx $15, will drop you off at one of several downtown hotels adjacent to the subway.
City Centre Airport is conveniently located 10 minutes from downtown Toronto on a small island in Lake Ontario, and services shuttle flights from nearby Canadian cities and a few American locations. Free bus/ferry service will take you into the city and drop you off at the Royal York Hotel adjacent to the subway. Taxis also available at ferry landing. Inquire with your airline whether arriving at this airport is an option.