Editor's Top 10 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$215 CAD
Stylish boutique hotel in a prime downtown Toronto location with comfy beds and free Wi-Fi
The Victoria Hotel is only a 2-minute walk from the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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 ~$147 CAD
Popular downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with kitchenettes, private hot tubs & indoor pool
This hotel is a 4-minute walk to the museum.
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 ~$155 CAD
Highly praised classic luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with high quality rooms and dining
This hotel is only a 5-minute walk from the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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 $45 per day
  • No swimming pool on site
  • Restaurant a little pricey according to a few guests
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Book from ~$174 CAD
Historic luxury landmark hotel in downtown Toronto with indoor pool, day spa and fine dining
Guests can reach the museum in 7 minutes on foot from this hotel.
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 ~$149 CAD
Highly praised downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with rooftop hot tub and restaurant
This hotel is an 8-minute walk from the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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
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Book from ~$114 CAD
Toronto downtown harbourfront hotel with Ontario Lake views, fine dining and indoor pool
The Westin is an 11-minute walk away.
Pros
  • Free amenities: pet stays
  • Many reviewers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Numerous guests enjoyed the hotel's proximity to public transportation and the CN Tower
  • The hotel's staff were praised for their helpfulness and professionalism
Cons
  • Wi-Fi and wired Internet cost $16 per day
  • Self parking is $50 and valet parking is $60 per day
  • Some guests complained of the expensive parking and Wi-Fi costs
  • The hotel's common areas were in need of an upgrade according to some lodgers
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Book from ~$232 CAD
Highly praised downtown Toronto luxury boutique hotel with modern decor and on-site dining
This well loved hotel is a 12-minute walk away.
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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$121 CAD
Good value hotel in downtown Toronto with clean rooms, free hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi 
This more modest hotel is a 12-minute walk from the NHL museum.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, local calls, newspapers
  • Many found clean rooms and comfortable beds
  • Guests loved the location, an easy walk to much of downtown, restaurants and public transit
  • The hotel's free breakfast was enjoyed for its quality and variety
  • Many thought the hotel provided good value
  • Staff were highly rated, friendly, helpful and efficient
Cons
  • Parking costs $20 per day
  • Some guests complained of dated rooms
  • A few guests said Wi-Fi was spotty
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Book from ~$406 CAD
New and highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto near CN Tower with indoor pool
The Delta offers a nice new room a 14-minute walk from the museum.
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 $42 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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$106 CAD
Downtown Toronto hotel with well-liked location offers indoor pool, restaurant and lounge
This hotel is a 23-minute walk from the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet
  • Rooms were clean and well equipped said guests
  • Location was convenient to dining, shopping, groceries and public transit
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good by guests on online surveys
  • Staff were pleasant and efficient according to guests
Cons
  • Parking is underground and costs $28 per night
  • Guests often complained of small rooms and bathrooms
  • Noise transferred from the hallway, neighbouring rooms and from traffic outside
  • Some had difficulties with the Wi-Fi
  • Some felt the hotel and rooms were tired and in need of updates

5 Other Hotels Close to Hockey Hall of Fame

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$137 CAD
Downtown Toronto hotel offers suites with kitchenettes, day spa, restaurant and wine bar
Location
On a small street surrounded by high-rise buildings, the Cosmopolitan Hotel is a mere 3-minute walk from the HHOF.
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
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Book from ~$101 CAD
Pet-friendly and well-located downtown Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurant & lounge
Location
Across the street from the Old Spaghetti Factory, the Novotel's signature archways are the focus of this section of the Esplanade. The HHOF is a 4-minute walk from the hotel.
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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$227 CAD
Highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with infinity pool, spa and fine dining
Location
At the corner of Bay and Adelaide in the city's Financial District, the Trump Tower is surrounded by high-rise office buildings and is a 7-minute walk from the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free pet stays
  • Many guests described their rooms and the hotel in general and classy and luxurious
  • Many reviewers found their rooms well-equipped with high-end amenities
  • Several guests found their beds comfortable
  • Several reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the city on foot
  • Many guests felt they received outstanding service at this hotel
  • Many guests were very pleased with the hotel's fine dining
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the room and food prices were expensive
  • Valet parking is $50 per night
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$96 CAD
Good value Toronto hotel with clean and cozy rooms in an excellent downtown location
Location
Directly in the centre of downtown Toronto's Financial District, surrounded by high-rise buildings both new and old, the Strathcona is an 8-minute walk from the HHOF.
Pros
  • Many guests liked their clean, comfortable and well-equipped rooms
  • Many guests liked the hotel's location, close to dining, shopping, downtown attractions and the harbourfront
  • Friendly and welcoming staff, according to guests
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the value offered by the hotel
Cons
  • A few guests reported small-sized rooms and bathrooms
  • Wi-Fi costs $6 per 24 hours
  • No on-site parking
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$110 CAD
Downtown Toronto hotel near subway with indoor pool, restaurant and free Wi-Fi
Location
This hotel is a 22-minute walk from the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, business centre printing, guest laundry use, newspapers
  • Rooms were renovated and clean with comfy beds
  • Staff were friendly and attentive said guests
  • Location very convenient to subway, restaurants and downtown attractions
  • Some mentioned excellent breakfast at Bistro restaurant on site
  • Wi-Fi rated as very good by guests
Cons
  • Valet parking is $35 per day
  • Elevators old, small and very slow according to guests
  • Noise from nearby rooms, traffic, and construction a disturbance for some guests
  • Some found the AC units ineffective and noisy
  • Some guests did not like having the bathroom sink a little ways outside of the bathroom

Tips For Staying Near Hockey Hall of Fame

Location
Situated at the top of downtown Toronto's Entertainment District in the Brookfield Place building, the Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF) is home to the Stanley Cup and is an interactive museum to everything hockey.
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Parking
Parking is available in Brookfield Place for a flat rate of $10 and guests can access this underground lot from either Front Street or Wellington. Other Green P pay-and-display lots are available throughout the city. 
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Getting Around
Walking from the hotels listed to the Hockey Hall of Fame may be the best travel option, as although transit is readily available, it may not be worth it for most people and may take just as long.

Cabs can also be flagged down on most downtown Toronto streets if it's colder and you prefer to ride.

Route and fare information for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is available on their website. 2016 single fares are $3.25 for an adult.

The Gardiner Expressway, serving the city's east-west traffic, is a mere 4-minute drive away, while the north-south route, Don Valley Expressway is a 6-minute drive away. The 401 series Highway can be reached in 16 minutes by car. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 20-minute drive from the HHOF in good traffic conditions.
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Money-saving
Discounted rates are available for groups and birthday parties, as well as team events. Check on their website for updated rates and to make a reservation.
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Other Tips
General admission is $18. Senior admission (with proof of age) is $14, while children ages 4 to 13 are admitted for $12. Children under 3 years of age are admitted free. 

The museum is open daily, 362 days a year with the exception of Christmas, New Years and Induction Day (November 14).
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