If you're a first time visitor to Toronto, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Toronto.
The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Toronto are:
Here's what Trippy members had to say:
"While still west of downtown head back east on Dundas and poke about Toronto's wonderful Kensington Market: Get your hair cut Crows Nest Barbershop, just up the street wonderful second hand clothing at Courage My Love Inc and late night partying and drinks at Cold Tea" See More
"My personal favourite neighbourhoods in Toronto are: Kensington Market Roncesvalles Village Trinity - Bellwoods The Annex The Junction West Queen West - but I'm also a west-end girl at heart <3 - in the east Church Wellesley Village Leslieville Danforth Ave The Beaches are my top picks." See More
"Downtown the main area for visitors tends to be Distillery District Entertainment District Yonge-Dundas Square Yorkville Queen Street West" See More
Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Toronto, here's a list to get you started.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:
"Or check out The Drake Hotel if you like small boutique hotels." See More
"Best rooftop patios are at the Thompson Toronto and the Spoke Club (but that requires membership or attending with someone who has one." See More
"Along the street you'll find Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), great shops and cafes, The Drake Hotel and Gladstone Hotel." See More
"Daishō inside the Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto is awesome!" See More
"But you can just have a drink and still enjoy the view: Hyatt Regency Toronto" See More
Want to research more popular hotels in Toronto? Click the blue button below.
Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here is a question that we used to find this information.
If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Toronto.
Want to research more popular restaurants in Toronto? Click the blue button below.
Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.
Want to research more popular attractions in Toronto? Click the blue button below.
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Toronto locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Toronto.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.
Flying into Toronto? There are 2 alternative airports, so make sure you compare all your flight options. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Toronto.