We've provided walking times to the city hall from each hotel, and guests should know that it will likely take just as long to cab it in Toronto's busy traffic, especially during rush hours.

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Editor's Top 9 Picks

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Book from ~C$113 
Hospitable downtown Toronto hotel with indoor pool, restaurants and cozy hot tub suites
This hotel is a 9-minute walk from Toronto City Hall.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free welcome cookies
  • Rooms were clean, updated with comfy beds
  • Location was very convenient to public transit, Greyhound bus, restaurant, shopping and entertainment
  • Staff were professional and very friendly
  • Guests enjoyed dining at both restaurants on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
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 ~C$209 
Highly praised downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with rooftop hot tub and restaurant
This comfortable hotel offers a well-liked location, a 10-minute walk from Toronto City Hall.
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 ~C$259 
Popular downtown Toronto all-suite hotel with kitchenettes, private hot tubs & indoor pool
This hotel is a 13-minute walk from city hall.
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$107 
Stylish boutique hotel in a prime downtown Toronto location with comfy beds and free Wi-Fi
The Hotel Victoria is a 14-minute walk from the city hall.
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$224 
Highly praised classic luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with high quality rooms and dining
This beautiful hotel is a 14-minute walk away.
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$81 
Clean and cozy downtown Toronto hotel near Eaton Centre with modern decor and restaurant 
The Bond Place Hotel is a 15-minute walk or 4-minute drive from the hotel.
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 neighbouring rooms
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Book from ~C$155 
Historic luxury landmark hotel in downtown Toronto with indoor pool, day spa and fine dining
The Fairmont is 14 minutes on foot from Toronto City Hall.
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$370 
Classy downtown Toronto luxury hotel with indoor pool, fine dining and high-end amenities 
The Ritz is a 16-minute walk away.
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$292 
Highly praised downtown Toronto boutique hotel with luxurious rooms, spa & free breakfast
This boutique hotel is about 14 minutes away on foot.
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

6 Other Hotels Close to Toronto City Hall

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Book from ~C$108 
Well-liked downtown Toronto hotel with a year round indoor-outdoor pool, restaurant & spa
Getting Around
This hotel is a 3-minute walk from City Hall and is located on Queen Street, directly across from Nathan Phillips Square.

The hotel directly connects to the underground PATH system, so it is possible to walk this route underground.
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 ~C$221 
Well-liked downtown Toronto hotel with comfortable rooms, dining, indoor and outdoor pools
Getting Around
This hotel is a 7-minute walk from City Hall and on the walking route, you will cross through Nathan Phillips Square and walk past Osgoode Hall.

The hotel connects to the underground PATH system, which leads to City Hall.
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
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Book from ~C$240 
Highly praised luxury hotel in downtown Toronto with infinity pool, spa and fine dining
Getting Around
This hotel is 7 minutes from City Hall on foot and the walking path is straightforward along Bay Street.

The hotel does not directly connect to the underground PATH, however, is surrounded by the Bay-Adelaide Centre and Scotia Plaza, which do. 
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
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Book from ~C$269 
Luxury downtown Toronto hotel highly praised for its amenities, fine dining and service
Getting Around
This hotel is an 8-minute walk from City Hall and on the walking route, you will pass through Nathan Phillips Square and walk past Osgoode Hall.

The hotel does not directly connect to the underground PATH, however, it can be accessed via Adelaide Place, which is across the street from this hotel.
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
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Book from ~C$135 
Well-liked downtown Toronto hotel near Eaton Centre with indoor pool and restaurant
Getting Around
This hotel is a 3-minute walk from City Hall. The hotel does connect to the underground PATH via Bell Trinity Square, however, the route to City Hall will take much longer, as it is not direct.
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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$97 
Cozy boutique hotel in downtown Toronto with kitchenette suites, restaurant and spa 
Getting Around
This hotel is a 9-minute walk from City Hall and on the walking route you will pass Nathan Phillips Square and the Toronto Eaton Centre.

This hotel does not connect to the underground PATH, however, it can be accessed via the Toronto Eaton Centre, which is across the street from the hotel.
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

Tips For Staying Near Toronto City Hall

Location
Toronto City Hall is located in downtown Toronto and is bordered by the main streets of Dundas Street, Bay Street, Queen Street and University Avenue. 

The area surrounding City Hall contains other downtown landmarks, such as Nathan Phillips Square, Osgoode Hall and the Toronto Eaton Centre, as well as many shops, restaurants, bars, office buildings and condo buildings.
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Parking
There is an underground parking garage at City Hall with a capacity of approximately 2,087 spaces. There are two entrances, on Bay Street north of Queen Street and on Queen Street west of Bay Street. 

The lot is operated by Green P and the rates are $2.50 per half hour to a daily maximum of $15 Mondays to Fridays and $6 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Full rate information can be found on the Green P website.
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Getting Around: Walking
All of the hotels listed below are within a 10-minute walk of City Hall. 

City Hall connects to the underground PATH walking system, and several of the hotels listed below are accessible via underground, which may come in handy when the weather is not ideal. 

The PATH may also be used to access other landmarks close to City Hall, such as the Toronto Eaton Centre, however, it should be noted that walking times will be longer than on street level due to the PATH cutting through buildings and concourses. A full map of the PATH can be found on the City of Toronto website.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Because all of the hotels listed below are within walking distance, it may not be necessary to use public transit to access them, however, there are public transit options in the area. 

At the corner of Queen Street and Bay Street, which is a 3-minute walk from City Hall, there is a stop for the 501 Queen and 502 Downtowner streetcars, as well as the 301 Queen bus. A 5-minute walk from City Hall will take you to streetcars running along Dundas Street.

The nearest subway station is Queen Station, which is a 5-minute walk from City Hall. 
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Dining
There are no restaurants inside City Hall, however, there are many dining options within a 10-minute walk, including a wide variety of dine-in restaurants with varied cuisines, and take-out options such as Tim Hortons and other coffee shops, sushi and sandwich shops, to name a few.
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Other Tips
City Hall hosts the monthly Toronto City Council meetings and is a destination for many municipal services. Tours of City Hall are available, including self-guided tours and tours for students and teachers.

Although City Hall is not typically a destination for entertainment, it is located at Nathan Phillips Square, which hosts many community and special events, such as concerts and farmers markets in the summer months.
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