Downtown Toronto has a wide selection of good hotels to choose from that are within walking distance of the Air Canada Centre plus many other downtown attractions, sports and concert venues, transit options, restaurants and shopping. There are many excellent choices for a visitor wanting to take in a game or concert at the Air Canada Centre.

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Editor's Top 10 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$622 
Highly praised downtown Toronto luxury boutique hotel with modern decor and on-site dining
Hotel Le Germain in Maple Leaf Square is in a quieter section of downtown Toronto, very close to the Air Canada Centre, only a 5-minute walk away. 

This boutique hotel is well loved for its stylish and elegant rooms, its comfortable luxury beds, and the staff which go above and beyond. There's free excellent Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast with long service hours included in the room rate, but valet parking is currently $49 extra per night. A hot breakfast is available for purchase if you're a little hungry. There's no pool on site but a 24-hour fitness facility. The PLAY Lounge offers lunch, plus cocktails and tapas-style dinners along with 24-hour room service. Guests loved the Molton Brown toiletries, drinking glasses with your room number etched on and the Montreal-designed sand pillow. Curl up and fall asleep.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, breakfast, newspapers
  • Rooms were modern and very clean with comfy beds
  • Guests liked the staff and found them attentive and helpful
  • Guests enjoyed meals on site and room service
  • Location was convenient to Union Station, Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, restaurants and financial district
  • Breakfast was typically enjoyed by guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by reviewers online
Cons
  • Valet parking is $49 per night
  • A few reviewers complained about street noise or sounds from fans leaving the Air Canada Centre (next door)
  • Some felt breakfast could be improved with more hot items and variety
  • Some felt the glass shower with blinds did not offer full privacy
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Book from ~C$504 
Classy downtown Toronto hotel attached to Convention Centre with indoor pool & fine dining
This is a classy 25-storey hotel that offers a clean, quiet and comfortable room, some that are recently updated and some with beautiful lake views. It is in great central location of downtown Toronto in walking distance of the ACC, attractions like CN Tower and Ripley's Aquarium and the Union Station transit hub which will connect you to the airport in 35 minutes. Guests like the relaxing saltwater pool area here and the spa treatments and massage. Azure Restaurant offers beautiful decor, nice views, a good breakfast buffet and a nice place for an evening cocktail. The staff make the day at this hotel, superby professional and friendly. 

The Air Canada Centre can be reached in 10 minutes on foot from this locale.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi to IHG rewards members
  • Many enjoyed clean, quiet rooms with comfortable beds
  • Some guests had spectacular views of the lake and city
  • Location was ideal to the convention centre, and handy to attractions, restaurants and public transit
  • Guests spoke highly of the spa area, staff and treatments
  • Many enjoyed the pool and hot tub
Cons
  • Wi-Fi (for non-club members) daily cost is $13.95/regular and $17.95/premium
  • Valet parking is $45 per day, plus tax
  • Guests often found breakfast, room service and other meals pricey
  • Some guests thought that the hotel was expensive
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Book from ~C$426 
New and highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto near CN Tower with indoor pool
The nice new Delta is 9-minute walk from the arena.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, local calls, newspapers
  • Many found the beds very comfortable and the rooms very clean with upscale bathrooms
  • Rooms on higher floors that faced the water had splendid views and were quieter
  • Location was well liked, close to Union Station and city's entertainment venues
  • Staff were typically very accommodating
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by guests online
Cons
  • Self-parking costs $35 per 24 hours and valet parking costs $48 with unlimited in/out privileges
  • Some guests found the parking limited, especially during Jays and Raptors games
  • Some were disturbed by the trains from Union Station even on the higher floors
  • Some guests missed having a mini-fridge or mini-bar in their rooms
  • Guests were often underwhelmed by the dining on site and found it expensive
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Book from ~C$344 
Stylish boutique hotel in a prime downtown Toronto location with comfy beds and free Wi-Fi
The Victoria Hotel is a 9-minute walk away.
Pros
  • Free amenities available to all rooms: Wi-Fi
  • Free amenities available in some rooms: bottled water, Netflix movies, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and stylish with comfy beds
  • Location was excellent--close to shops, restaurants, attractions and transit
  • Staff were friendly and accommodating
  • Guests enjoyed breakfast at Over Easy
  • Many felt the hotel was reasonably priced
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Parking is available off site for about $30 per day
  • Some found the rooms a little small and the heater difficult to adjust
  • On occasion guests were disturbed by street noise
  • A few guests complained that their rooms had no view
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Book from ~C$399 
Popular downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with kitchenettes, private hot tubs & indoor pool
This hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Air Canada Centre.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi
  • Guests were impressed with the suites for cleanliness, amenities and style
  • Location was excellent in walking distance of restaurants, shops, attractions and right next to the subway
  • Many thought it was great value for the dollar
  • Staff were welcoming and professional said guests
  • Guests enjoyed meals on site and the hotel's friendly bar
Cons
  • Valet parking is available for $45 overnight till 11 am
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Book from ~C$454 
Highly praised classic luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with high quality rooms and dining
Guests can get to the ACC on foot in 12 minutes from this location.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi in the lobby
  • Location ideal to downtown attractions, restaurants, shopping and public transit
  • Great stylish, spacious and comfortable rooms said guests
  • Professional, friendly and helpful service from staff
  • Guests enjoyed good dining on site
Cons
  • In-room Wi-Fi costs $14.95 or $19.95 per 24 hours
  • Valet parking is $48 per day
  • No swimming pool on site
  • Restaurant a little pricey according to a few guests
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Book from ~C$528 
Historic luxury landmark hotel in downtown Toronto with indoor pool, day spa and fine dining
The Fairmont is also a 13-minute walk from the venue.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi is included for President’s Club members and Gold Floor rooms and available for free in the lobby
  • Rooms were clean, updated and had comfy beds and nice decor
  • Location was well liked, close to Union Station, Air Canada Centre, the PATH
  • Staff were attentive and friendly
  • Guests enjoyed delicious meals and breakfast buffets on site
  • Guests praised the elegant interiors and public spaces of the hotel
Cons
  • Wi-Fi is $15.76 or $27.06 per 24 hours for non Club members
  • Valet parking is $53 per night
  • Some complained of small rooms with little closet space
  • Noise from hallways and other rooms an issue for some
  • A few guests found the hotel pricey
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Book from ~C$393 
Toronto downtown harbourfront hotel with Ontario Lake views, fine dining and indoor pool
The Westin is a 13-minute walk away.
Pros
  • Free amenities: pet stays, Wi-Fi in lobby for 1 hour, bottled water (1 per day)
  • Renovated rooms were spacious with comfortable beds
  • The location was beautiful near the park, lake, ferry terminal, major biking trail and walking distance to Rogers Centre, Union Station and restaurants
  • Staff were excellent—attentive and welcoming
  • Guests enjoyed good breakfast and dining on site
Cons
  • Wi-Fi and wired Internet cost $16 per day
  • Self-parking is $40 and valet parking is $50 per day
  • Some rooms were tired and not renovated said guests
  • Some complained of noise from renos, elevators and guests in the halls
  • Some found the hotel expensive
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Book from ~C$609 
Classy downtown Toronto luxury hotel with indoor pool, fine dining and high-end amenities 
The beautiful Ritz is a 13-minute walk from the arena.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, bottled water, shoe shine, newspapers
  • The rooms were elegant and well furnished with high quality furniture and amenities
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by online reviewers
  • Guests loved the views of Lake Ontario and the CN Tower from south-facing rooms
  • Excellent buffets, dining and drinks at the hotel said guests
  • Staff provided efficient and thoughtful service
  • Prime downtown location, an easy walk to entertainment venues, restaurants, shopping and business offices
Cons
  • Valet parking is $50 for overnight
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Book from ~C$358 
Highly praised downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with rooftop hot tub and restaurant
This hotel is a 13-minute walk from the Air Canada Centre.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, local calls
  • Suites were clean, updated, spacious and quiet
  • Location was handy to Eaton Centre, public transit, restaurants
  • Staff were very helpful and professional
  • Guests liked the rooftop hot tub
  • Good value at this hotel according to guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
  • Guests often liked the no party, no late-night guests rule
Cons
  • Parking is $27 per night including tax
  • Some found the beds uncomfortably hard
  • Breakfast not included in all room types

2 Other Hotels Close to Air Canada Centre

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Book from ~C$329 
Pet-friendly and well-located downtown Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurant & lounge
Location
Located on a quiet street on the south edge of downtown only 5 minutes' walk from the historic St. Lawrence Market and near to a wide range of restaurants with patios, the Novotel is an 8-minute walk from the Air Canada Centre. 
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free pet stays
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel was praised for its downtown locale and proximity to attractions
  • Guests enjoyed the pool at the hotel
  • Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's fair rates
  • Guests enjoyed breakfasts on site
Cons
  • Parking costs $25 per day
  • Some guests said the hotel rooms were dated
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Book from ~C$350 
Downtown Toronto hotel offers suites with kitchenettes, day spa, restaurant and wine bar
Location
Located on a quiet side street in downtown Toronto, the Cosmopolitan is a 9-minute walk from the ACC.
Pros
  • Location was convenient for transit, restaurants and attractions
  • Rooms were usually described as spacious with comfortable beds
  • Staff were usually described as friendly and accommodating
  • Wi-Fi rated as very good by guests overall
  • Some guests enjoyed meals at the restaurant
Cons
  • Amenity fee charged at 6% to cover Wi-Fi, coffee, tea, local calls, bathrobes, newspapers and the use of fitness room
  • Valet parking is $40 per night
  • Parking was limited according to some guests
  • Some guests disturbed by unexpected amenity fee and large deposit placed on visa cards
  • Some found rooms too small and not well cleaned and maintained
  • Some complained of noise from the street
  • Hot tub use part of spa and required an extra charge said guests

Tips For Staying Near Air Canada Centre

Location
Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the Air Canada Centre, known simply as "the ACC", is home to the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), the Toronto Raptors (NBA) and the Toronto Rock Lacrosse Club. It also hosts a wide range of concerts and conventions throughout the year. 
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Getting Around
The ACC is close to the Gardiner Expressway (a 1-minute drive) and Toronto's transit hub, Union Station (a 3-minute walk), as well as all the amenities and attractions of downtown Toronto.

Toronto Public Transit connects to the entire city of Toronto at a cost of $3.25 per ride (per way) or an unlimited day pass can be purchased for $12. 

Also in Union Station, guests can find Go Bus and Train services to areas within the Greater Toronto Area and beyond, as well as Via Rail services linking to the rest of Canada. 

Walking is a popular means of transportation in the downtown core, due to traffic congestion and the high price of parking downtown.

If you're attending a concert or game at the ACC in the colder months, taxis are a fast and efficient way of getting around in downtown Toronto. They are plentiful and can be flagged down on the street for a quick drive to the ACC or a downtown restaurant.

Downtown Toronto is a bicycle-friendly city with dedicated bike lanes. Many visitors use Bixi bike rentals to get to where they want to go. For commuting quickly from one place to another, they are a cheap and convenient method of transportation. There are dozens of stations in downtown Toronto to serve commuters. You simply swipe your credit card, mount the bike and ride to another bike station near to your destination. Once there, you lock the bike securely at that station and walk the rest of the way to your destination. 
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Parking
The ACC has two levels of underground parking, that are generally reserved for private suite holders and office tenants. 

Disabled parking is available at a cost of $30, and guests entering the lot are required to present their tickets. These spots must be reserved in advance by calling (416) 815-5982.

Nearby there are approximately 13,000 public parking spaces in lots spread out across the downtown core. Prices are not set and can fluctuate based on the event. 
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Dining
Fine dining options vary from the Platinum Club, which features a wine bar, to the Hot Stove Club, a steakhouse, and the Air Canada Club with views of the ice, court or concert. Reservations are required and can be made at any of the above restaurants by calling (416) 815-5983.

Casual dining options are available at different locations throughout the ACC, including Tim Hortons, Pizza Pizza, Mr. Sub and more. 

At the adjacent Maple Leaf Square is a trendy, upscale restaurant with large patio called e11even (on the corner of Bremner and York). Next door on York is the more casual, and less expensive Real Sports Bar & Grill.

If you want to grab a hot meal, salad or quick bite that will save you time and money, downstairs in the Maple Leaf Square is a Longos (supermarket) that has a large selection of  ready-made meals . Each night from 4 pm to 10 pm they feature a chef-made special as well as a variety of other hot meal choices. There's also a large salad bar and a Starbucks with lots of seating in the store.
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Entertainment
Events at the ACC range in type, and include hockey, basketball, lacrosse, UFC, WWE and concerts of all genres.
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