Editor's Top 10 Picks

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Book from ~$508 CAD
Clean and cozy downtown Toronto hotel near Eaton Centre with modern decor and restaurant 
This hotel offers competitive rates in the downtown and is a 4-minute walk from the mall.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in business rooms and on guest computers in the lobby
  • Rooms were very clean and appealing with modern decor
  • Location was excellent—an easy walk to downtown attractions, restaurants, and shopping
  • Staff were very well liked—kind, knowledgeable and accommodating
  • Good value according to many guests
Cons
  • Wi-Fi costs $8.95 per 24 hours in most rooms
  • Underground parking is $25 per night
  • Rooms were small according to guests
  • Noise a problem on occasion--from street traffic, hallways and neigbouring rooms
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Book from ~$152 CAD
Highly praised downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with rooftop hot tub and restaurant
This hotel provides a comfortable stay a 6-minute walk from the shopping mall.
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 ~$157 CAD
Hospitable downtown Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurants and cozy jacuzzi suites
This Hilton property is a 7-minute walk away.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free welcome cookies
  • Many guests enjoyed clean rooms and comfortable beds
  • Staff were professional and very friendly
  • Guests enjoyed dining at both restaurants on site
  • Location was very convenient to public transit, Greyhound bus, restaurant, shopping and entertainment
  • Wi-Fi rated very good by guests
Cons
  • Underground self-parking is $35 per day
  • Some complained of limited and tight parking
  • Some guests found their rooms small
  • A few said the restaurant and breakfast was pricey
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Book from ~$160 CAD
Highly praised downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with indoor pool, rooftop hot tubs and spa
The Grand Hotel is a 9-minute walk away.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast buffet, local calls, local shuttle service
  • Guests found the rooms clean with hardwood floors and well equipped with mini-kitchens
  • Many guests enjoyed the roof top hot tubs and the indoor pool
  • Location was handy to downtown attractions, restaurants and shopping
  • Some loved the dining on site at Citrus
  • Many guests enjoyed the free hot and cold breakfast buffet
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good by guests overall
  • The staff were kind and gave great service according to guests
  • Good value at this hotel according to guests
Cons
  • Self-parking is $19 + tax and valet parking is $28 + tax per day
  • Some found the rooms a little dark and poorly lit
  • Some guests found their rooms or bathrooms small
  • The immediate area had homeless people, but guests said they were not hassled
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Book from ~$281 CAD
Highly praised downtown Toronto boutique hotel with luxurious rooms, spa & free breakfast
This popular boutique hotel is a 10-minute walk from Eaton Centre.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, all-day coffee, bottled water, local calls, newspapers
  • Guests raved over the Hästens handmade beds in their rooms, the soaker tubs with bath salts and other attention to detail
  • Location was handy to transit, shopping and restaurants
  • Guests often found the staff very helpful and friendly
  • George Restaurant was nothing short of amazing for numerous guests
  • Many thought the hotel was worth every penny spent
  • Wi-Fi rated excellent in online surveys
Cons
  • Some found the parking lot across the street expensive, about $30 per day
  • A few recent guests found the free breakfast lacking
  • Some guests noticed homeless people in the area
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Book from ~$396 CAD
Popular downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with kitchenettes, private hot tubs & indoor pool
This hotel is 10-minutes from the Eaton Centre mall.
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 ~$156 CAD
Stylish boutique hotel in a prime downtown Toronto location with comfy beds and free Wi-Fi
This boutique hotel is well located in the downtown and an 11-minute walk from Eaton Centre.
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 ~$176 CAD
Highly praised classic luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with high quality rooms and dining
Guests can reach the mall in 12 minutes on foot from this hotel.
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 ~$145 CAD
Good value hotel in downtown Toronto with clean rooms, free hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi 
This hotel provides a comfortable stay a 13-minute walk from the mall.
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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Downtown Toronto hotel near Eaton Centre with spacious rooms, indoor pool and restaurant
This hotel is a 15-minute walk from the mall.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests found the rooms comfortable, clean and surprisingly spacious
  • Location was convenient to Eaton Centre, Dundas Square, public transit, restaurants
  • Guests rated Wi-Fi as good overall in reviews
  • Guests usually liked the staff and found them helpful
  • Many guests said they would return
Cons
  • Underground parking is $28 overnight
  • Some guests found the rooms dated
  • No mini-fridge in standard rooms a disappointment for some
  • Elevators slow and small, according to guests

4 Other Hotels Close to Toronto Eaton Centre

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$296 CAD
Cozy boutique hotel in downtown Toronto with kitchenette suites, restaurant and spa 
Getting Around
This hotel is a 1-minute walk from the Eaton Centre and is closest to the Yonge Street entrance just south of Shuter Street.
Money-saving
This hotel offers a package that includes a $50 gift card to the Eaton Centre.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Several guests liked the hotel's downtown location which was close to Massey Hall
  • Guests interested in shopping mentioned that Eaton Centre was near the hotel
  • Many guests liked that their suites had kitchens
  • Guests enjoyed the staff of this hotel
Cons
  • Valet-only parking is $40 plus taxes per night
  • Some guests thought the hotel was a bit dated
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Book from ~$210 CAD
Well-liked downtown Toronto hotel near Eaton Centre with indoor pool and restaurant
Getting Around
This hotel is located on the west side of the Eaton Centre on Bay Street and has a direct connection to the mall via a walkway, which is under a 1-minute walk from the mall.
Pros
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their helpful service
  • Many reviewers found the hotel well located for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Several guests enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Several reviewers found the beds comfortable
Cons
  • Self-parking costs $35 per day, valet costs $43 per day
  • Wi-Fi and wired Internet costs $11 per 24 hours
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Book from ~$184 CAD
Well-liked downtown Toronto hotel with a year round indoor-outdoor pool, restaurant & spa
Getting Around
This hotel is a 4-minute walk from the Queen Street entrance of the Eaton Centre. 
Pros
  • The hotel was praised for its downtown locale and proximity to public transit
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Ample on-site recreation: indoor hot tub, indoor/outdoor pool, sauna, fitness facilities
  • On-site restaurant with room service
Cons
  • Parking is valet only, costs $50 daily
  • Wi-Fi costs $16 per 24 hours, or $7.95 for wired Internet per day
  • A few guests reported noise transfer
  • A few guests complained about the added fees and restaurant prices
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Book from ~$233 CAD
Highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with infinity pool, spa and fine dining
Getting Around
This hotel is 5 minutes on foot from the Queen Street entrance of the Eaton Centre. 
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

Tips For Staying Near Toronto Eaton Centre

Location
The Toronto Eaton Centre is situated at the heart of downtown Toronto. The mall takes up an entire city block and is surrounded by the main streets of Dundas Street to the north, Yonge Street to the east, Queen Street to the south and Bay Street to the west.

The area surrounding the Eaton Centre consists of high-rise office buildings, condos, retail shops, restaurants and theatres. Well-known Toronto landmarks, such as the Ryerson University campus and Toronto City Hall are nearby. 
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Getting Around: Driving
All our Editor Picks are within a 5-minute drive of the Eaton Centre mall, however, as traffic can be quite congested within downtown Toronto, it is recommended to consider walking, biking or taking public transit.
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Parking
There are two underground parking lots at the Eaton Centre, which can accommodate up to 1,300 vehicles. One lot entrance is located on Bay Street, mid-way between Dundas Street and Queen Street, and the other is located on Yonge Street at Shuter Street.

Each lot has different rates ranging from $3.50 for 20 minutes or less to a daily maximum (exiting by 6:30 pm) of $20 for the Yonge Parkade and $16 for the Bay-Dundas Parkade. Weekends are cheaper with a flat rate of $8 per day and with an exit time of prior to 7:30 pm for both lots. Full parking rate details for each lot can be found on the Toronto Eaton Centre website.

Best Parking also shows nearby lots and rates which are estimated for the duration of your time (not per hour).
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Getting Around: Biking
Biking is a popular option for travelling throughout downtown Toronto with travellers frequently enjoying Biki Bike rentals, but caution is recommended while travelling in the busy traffic of downtown Toronto.

There is free bike parking at the Eaton Centre, located in the Bay Street parking lot. There are 60 spaces available and are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
All of the hotels we've listed as our picks are within walking distance, however, street car routes are also available to travel from the Eaton Centre to your hotel. The closest street car routes to the mall run along Dundas Street and Queen Street.

Two TTC subway stations are directly accessible from the inside of the Eaton Centre, Queen Station and Dundas Station. Although the subway will not be necessary for travelling to any of the hotels listed below, they are a convenient option for travelling throughout Toronto.
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Getting Around: Walking
Walking distances to the mall are listed with each Editor's Pick and all are within walking distance. The neighbourhood is also quite pedestrian friendly, with lots of foot traffic. However, caution should always be taken anywhere if walking alone at night.
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Dining
There are several dine-in restaurants at the Eaton Centre, including Baton Rouge, Joey's and Mercatto Trattoria. There is also a food court on the lower level referred to as the Urban Eatery that features many popular take-out/eat-in options such as McDonald's, Subway and KFC along with a plethora of ethnic eateries including Jimmy the Greek, Amaya Express and Akashiro by Sushi Q.

There are also several food and beverage kiosks located mainly on the first and lower level, including Starbucks and Orange Julius.
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