Our picks are all good hotels in walking distance to Roy Thomson Hall.

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Editor's Top 10 Picks

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Book from ~$278 CAD
Classy downtown Toronto luxury hotel with indoor pool, fine dining and high-end amenities 
This elegant hotel is located on a quiet street, a 3-minute walk from the Roy Thomson Hall.
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 $48 for overnight
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Book from ~$174 CAD
Classy downtown Toronto hotel attached to Convention Centre with indoor pool & fine dining
This hotel will give you close access, only a 4-minute walk from the concert venue.
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
  • Valet parking is $45 per day
  • Wi-Fi (for non-club members) daily cost is $13.95/regular and $17/premium
  • Guests often found breakfast, room service and other meals pricey
  • Some guests thought that the hotel was expensive
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Book from ~$701 CAD
Historic luxury landmark hotel in downtown Toronto with indoor pool, day spa and fine dining
The stately Fairmont Royal York is central to all the action, only a 6-minute walk away.
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 ~$159 CAD
Pet-friendly downtown Toronto hotel with indoor pool and suites with full kitchens
This comfortable and well managed hotel is only a 6-minute walk away.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired internet and hot breakfast
  • All suites have fully equipped kitchens
  • Many guest reviewers loved the downtown location as it was close to many attractions
  • The rooms were large, comfortable and clean according to numerous guest reviews
  • Staff received high praise in several reviews and were said to be friendly, helpful and courteous
  • Complimentary breakfast had a good selection and great food, said many guests
  • Frequently praised as good value for the money by guest reviewers
Cons
  • Guests found the parking expensive ($35/day)
  • Some reviewers complained about an insufficient quantity of food at the free breakfast when the hotel is busy
  • Some rooms had poor views, according to some guests
  • Some reviewers complained about uncomfortable sofabeds
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Book from ~$229 CAD
High-style, luxury boutique hotel in downtown Toronto with upscale amenities & fine dining
Seven minutes on foot will get you to the venue for a concert.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, breakfast, all day coffee and drinking water, newspapers, pet supplies
  • Room were spacious and well appointed with comfortable beds
  • Location convenient to restaurants, theatres and attractions
  • Staff were attentive and helpful, according to guests
  • Many guests enjoyed the free breakfast and late breakfast hours
  • Wi-Fi rated excellent by online guest surveys
Cons
  • Valet parking is $45 per 24 hours
  • Occasionally guests complained of poor views from their rooms
  • Some guests found the neighbourhood street and bar noise a disturbance
  • Some guests did not like the see-through glass shower
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Book from ~$161 CAD
Downtown Toronto hotel in a prime location with seasonal rooftop pool and sun deck
The Hyatt offers a comfortable stay a 7-minute walk to Roy Thomson Hall.
Pros
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to downtown attractions and shopping
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their accommodating and efficient service
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and modern rooms
Cons
  • Wi-Fi is an extra $14.95 per day
  • Parking is an added $32 per day
  • Dated decor and small rooms were reported by a few travellers
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Book from ~$219 CAD
New and highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto near CN Tower with indoor pool
The Delta is an 8-minute walk to the concert venue.
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
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Book from ~$211 CAD
Highly praised luxury boutique hotel in downtown Toronto with indoor pool and gourmet dining
This luxury boutique hotel is an easy 8-minute walk from Roy Thomson Hall.
Pros
  • Free amenities: local shuttle service, pet stays
  • Rooms were well appointed with comfy beds and gorgeous bathrooms
  • Wi-Fi rated excellent by guest reviewers
  • Staff were well liked, accommodating and professional
  • Guests enjoyed dining on site
  • Location was in walking distance of main attractions, restaurants, a park and public transit
Cons
  • Mandatory daily $9.90 + tax facility fee charged to non iPreferred members includes Wi-Fi, local calls, gym and pool use
  • Self-parking is $35 and valet parking is $40 per night
  • A few guests complained of noise disturbance originating from outside and also inside the hotel
  • Some rooms felt a little small and lacked views according to guests
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Book from ~$146 CAD
Centrally located downtown Toronto hotel with well-equipped rooms, indoor pool & restaurant
The Hilton is 9 minutes away on foot from the concert hall.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean with comfy beds said guests
  • Guests appreciated in-room mini-fridges and microwaves
  • Location was well liked, an easy walk to restaurants, shopping, Rogers Centre and other downtown attractions
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to guests
  • Staff were friendly and helpful said guests
  • Breakfast on site was varied, delicious and good value said guests
Cons
  • Valet parking is $47 for overnight
  • Some guests complained of noise disturbances from the nightclub next door and neighbouring rooms
  • Some were disappointed that the bar closed at 10 pm
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Book from ~$195 CAD
Highly praised downtown Toronto luxury boutique hotel with modern decor and on-site dining
This popular boutique hotel is a 10-minute walk to Roy Thomson Hall.
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

4 Other Hotels Close to Roy Thomson Hall

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$103 CAD
Good value Toronto hotel with clean and cozy rooms in an excellent downtown location
Getting Around
This hotel is a 4-minute walk from Roy Thomson Hall.
Money-saving
This hotel offers a special events package for those staying at the hotel who are also attending a theatre, concert or sports event. This package includes a 10% discount on your rate, as well as 10% off at the hotel's in-house pub. 

This rate can be booked through the hotel's website or by calling the front desk staff and it is required to show your event tickets upon check-in. Always compare prices to ensure you get the best deal!
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
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Book from ~$287 CAD
Luxury downtown Toronto hotel highly praised for its amenities, fine dining and service
Getting Around
This hotel is a 5-minute walk from Roy Thomson Hall.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's downtown locale
  • The hotel's rooms were deemed luxurious and spacious by many reviewers
  • Several guests complimented the staff's friendly and attentive service
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed with the price and portion size at the hotel's restaurant
  • Parking is valet only for $48 per night
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$161 CAD
Well-liked downtown Toronto hotel with comfortable rooms, dining, indoor and outdoor pools
Getting Around
From Roy Thomson Hall, this hotel is 6 minutes away on foot.
Pros
  • The hotel's staff were complimented for their professional and attentive service
  • Several travellers enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms
  • Many guests praised the hotel's central location close to all downtown amenities
  • Several guests enjoyed meals prepared by the hotel
Cons
  • Wi-Fi is $15 per 24 hours
  • Valet parking is $40 per night, but self parking is available at a nearby public lot
  • Noise transfer was mentioned by a few lodgers
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$87 CAD
Good value downtown Toronto hotel near subway with jazz bar and restaurant
Getting Around
This hotel is a 9-minute walk from Roy Thomson Hall on a straightforward walking route along Simcoe Street and Queen Street. 

The hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Osgoode Subway Station, which is one stop from the St. Andrew Subway Station, which is closest to Roy Thomson Hall. Taking the subway will cut 5 minutes off of the walking time between the two.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free toast/coffee
  • Many reviewers praised the friendly and attentive staff
  • Several guests enjoyed their clean and functional rooms
  • The hotel's downtown location was praised for its proximity to restaurants, shopping and public transit
  • Several guests praised the rates as affordable and felt the hotel offered good value
Cons
  • No on-site parking, no elevator
  • Noise disturbances were reported by some guests
  • A few guests found their rooms to be small, with no telephones

Tips For Staying Near Roy Thomson Hall

Location
Roy Thomson Hall is located in downtown Toronto within the Entertainment District and is situated at the intersection of King Street and Simcoe Street. 

The concert hall is directly surrounded by a park, Metro Hall, office buildings and many restaurants and shops.
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Parking
There is one surface lot and two levels of underground parking located underneath the concert hall with an approximate capacity of 377 vehicles. The parking entrance is located on Wellington Street, west of Simcoe Street. 

The daily maximum rate for the surface lot is $17 for the day, $12 for evening and there is a weekend flat rate of $12. For underground parking, the daily maximum rate is $17. 

Full parking information, including all rates, hours and information on nearby lots can be found on the Roy Thomson Hall website.
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Getting Around: Walking
All of the hotels listed below are within a 10-minute walk of Roy Thomson Hall. 
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Getting Around: Public Transit
You will likely not need to use public transit to access any of the hotels listed below from the concert hall, as they are all within walking distance, however, there are a few nearby public transit options.

The 504 King and 508 Lakeshore streetcars run along King Street, and the nearest stop is at the corner of King Street and Simcoe Street, just outside of Roy Thomson Hall. The closest subway station is St. Andrew Station, which is a 2-minute walk from the concert hall. 

A regular adult one-way fare on TTC lines costs $3. Full fare information as well as route schedules can be found on the TTC website.
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Dining
There is no restaurant inside of Roy Thomson Hall, however, there are many dine-in and take-out restaurant options within a 5- to 10-minute walk, many of them located along King Street. 

Notable restaurants within walking distance include Il Fornello, Milestones, Barootes and there are is also a Tim Hortons and Second Cup nearby. 
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Entertainment
Roy Thomson Hall features many live concerts and is the home of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The hall also hosts screenings during the Toronto International Film Festival held every September. 

A full list of upcoming events and concerts can be found on the Roy Thomson Hall website.
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