Toronto is Canada’s largest metropolis, and with so many great things to do and see, it’s no wonder it’s one of the country’s top destinations for leisure and business travel. Forget boring, traditional downtown Toronto hotels and choose a one-of-a-kind stay at the Wellesley Manor Revival Boutique Hotel, within walking distance to some of the downtown area’s most popular sites, attractions and districts.
Wellesley Manor Revival Boutique Hotel is located on Wellesley Street between Church and Yonge, in the epi-centre of the aptly-named Church & Wellesley Village neighbourhood! This friendly community features limitless cafés and coffee houses, trendy local shops, night clubs and bars, and relaxing greenspaces. Barbara Hall Park is just around the corner, featuring a moving AIDS memorial, plenty of park seating and paved walkways. Both Queen’s Park and the energeticYonge-Dundas Square are nice 15-minute walks from our hotel. We are also within comfortable walking distance to the Yorkville neighbourhood, with endless shopping and eateries at Bloor and Yonge Streets, along with the Toronto Public Library and the incredible Panasonic Theatre. This community is LGBTQ-friendly and home to the city’s annual PRIDE celebrations. Transportation throughout downtown Toronto is easily accessible via bus, streetcar and subway, with a subway station just across the street.
There are so many great restaurants within walking distance to our hotel – just pick a direction from our front door and follow your nose! Ask our front desk staff about specific restaurant recommendations, but as a start, we recommend The Keg Mansion for a fine-dining take on surf and turf. About a five-minute walk from Wellesley Manor, the Keg Mansion is located within the historic Euclid Hall.
Welcome to Canada’s retail hot spot, with all the major luxury departments stores and small boutique shops you could dream of. We suggest checking out the Eaton Centre in the Garden District south of our hotel, where you’ll find endless shopping opportunities in a gorgeous indoor mall. We also recommend heading a few minutes north to the corner of Bloor and Yonge Streets, where you’ll find the Hudson Bay Centre as well as Holt Renfrew.
Toronto Air Canada Centre
Air Canada Centre is the city’s biggest and best sports and entertainment stadium, home to the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the NBA’s Toronto Raptors, the Toronto Rock lacrosse team and an incredible slate of musical acts, festivals, tradeshows, and more. For fantastic hotels near Air Canada Centre, look no further than right here at Wellesley Manor Hotel, located about a half-hour’s walk or 10-minute rapid transit ride from ACC.
Just south of Church & Wellesley, the city’s financial district is located in the Old Toronto neighbourhood and home to the Hockey Hall of Fame and the vibrant St. Lawrence Market. You’ll also find plenty of great restaurants and shops to explore, and enjoy easy access via the subway system.
Packed with urban adventure and generally good times with street festivals, city sights Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada,Roger’s Centre, CN Tower and enough bars and restaurants to keep you satiated all day and night long, the Entertainment District is easily accessible via subway.
One of Canada’s oldest urban parks and home to the Ontario Legislative Building, the gorgeous Queen’s Park is an oval-shaped oasis in the middle of the city. Featuring plenty of footpaths and large sheltering trees, the park’s north section also holds the “saluting station” for the province, with gun salutes taking place at special events and important national holidays throughout the year.