All the downtown hotels listed below are worthy of your stay and within walking distance of the Hockey Hall of Fame museum, but because they are located in downtown Toronto most tend to be quite pricey. I thought I would highlight those hotels that have a more reasonable price point, but still show high customer satisfaction levels online.


Editor's Top 10 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$170 CAD
Stylish boutique hotel in a prime downtown Toronto location with comfy beds and free Wi-Fi
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests liked the central downtown location close to shops, restaurants and transit
  • Many guests said the rooms were clean and nicely decorated
  • Staff were friendly and helpful, according to guests
  • Many guests thought the beds were comfortable
  • Several guests praised the food and service at the on-site restaurant
  • A few guests thought the hotel offered good value
  • Parking is available off site in a public lot for about $14 per day
  • Some guests said their rooms were small
  • A few guests were disturbed by street noise
  • A few guests complained that their rooms had no view
The Victoria Hotel is only a 2-minute walk from the Hockey Hall of Fame, has clean and modern rooms and high scores from previous guests online (8.2/10). Parking is only $14 per day, but off site in a nearby public lot, and Wi-Fi is included in the room rate. It has good eating on-site at Over Easy which is open for breakfast and lunch, and there's plenty of restaurant and shopping options nearby. It has a 78% recommendation rate.
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Book from ~$168 CAD
Downtown Toronto hotel offers suites with kitchenettes, day spa, restaurant and wine bar
  • 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
  • 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
  • Some guests disturbed by unexpected amenity fee and large deposit placed on visa cards
  • Some found rooms not well cleaned and maintained
  • Some complained of noise from the street
  • Not 4-star quality according to guests
  • Small rooms according to some reviewers
  • Parking was limited according to some guests
  • Hot tub use part of spa and required an extra charge said guests
The Cosmopolitan had one of the cheaper rates on the day I compared, but you should put in your dates to make sure, as I've noticed that the rates here can vary quite a lot. It's only a 3-minute walk to the hockey museum and guests liked the staff and location of this hotel. Every room has a kitchenette and Wi-Fi is extra. Parking is an extra $34 per night and valet parking is the only option offered by the hotel. It has a 74% recommendation rate.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$464 CAD
Popular downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with kitchenettes, private hot tubs & indoor pool
  • 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
  • Valet parking is available for $45 overnight till 11 am

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$241 CAD
Highly praised classic luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with high quality rooms and dining
  • 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
  • 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

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$544 CAD
Historic luxury landmark hotel in downtown Toronto with indoor pool, day spa and fine dining
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's downtown locale and proximity to Union Station
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their attentive and friendly service
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Some guests enjoyed delicious meals and breakfast buffets on site
  • Many guests enjoyed the elegant interiors and public spaces of the hotel
  • Wi-Fi is 15.76 per 24 hours for non Club members
  • Parking is $53 per night
  • Dated decor and small-sized rooms were reported by a few lodgers

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$299 CAD
Highly praised downtown Toronto luxury boutique hotel with modern decor and on-site dining
  • 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
  • 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 ~$136 CAD
Good value hotel in downtown Toronto with clean rooms, free hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi 
  • 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
  • Parking costs $20 per day
  • Some guests complained of dated rooms
  • A few guests said Wi-Fi was spotty

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$146 CAD
Toronto downtown harbourfront hotel with Ontario Lake views, fine dining and indoor pool
  • 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
  • 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 ~$242 CAD
New and highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto near CN Tower with indoor pool
  • 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
  • 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 ~$398 CAD
Good value downtown Toronto hotel near subway with indoor pool, restaurant and free Wi-Fi
  • 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
  • Valet parking is $35 per day
  • Noise transfer was mentioned by a few guests

3 Other Hotels Close to Hockey Hall of Fame

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$333 CAD
Pet-friendly and well-located downtown Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurant & lounge
  • 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
  • Parking costs $25 per day
  • Some guests said the hotel rooms were dated
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.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$324 CAD
Highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with infinity pool, spa and fine dining
  • 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
  • A few guests thought that the room and food prices were expensive
  • Valet parking is $50 per night
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.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$129 CAD
Good value Toronto hotel with clean and cozy rooms in an excellent downtown location
  • 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
  • A few guests reported small-sized rooms and bathrooms
  • Wi-Fi costs $6 per 24 hours
  • No on-site parking
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.

Tips For Staying Near Hockey Hall of Fame

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.
Parking is available in Brookfield Place for a flat rate of $10. Other Green P pay-and-display lots are available throughout the city. 
Getting Around
Walking from the below-mentioned hotels 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. Most of the hotels listed below are a few minutes' walk away. 

Cabs can also be flagged down on most downtown Toronto streets if it's colder and your hotel is over 10 minutes away on foot. 

Route and fare information for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is available on their website.

The Gardiner Expressway, serving the city's east-west traffic, is a mere 4-minute drive away, while the Don Valley Expressway is a 6-minute drive away, and 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.
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.

If you book tickets online, you can receive a 50% discount on photos of your group with the Stanley Cup, among other promotions and discounts available on their website.
Other Tips
General admission is $17.50. Senior admission (with proof of age) is $13, while children ages 4 to 13 are admitted for $11. 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 11).