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Best Hotels near Scotiabank Arena in Toronto

Here are the best hotels near Scotiabank Arena in Toronto for every budget.

About the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto

The Scotiabank Arena (formerly the Air Canada Centre) opened in February 1999 and The Tragically Hip was the first band to play there on February 22, 1999. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the venue is home to Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs games, as well as major concerts.

Originally known as the Air Canada Centre (or the ACC), this 665,000 square-foot sports centre is operated by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. The arena was renamed Scotiabank Arena in 2018, and is close to the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, St. Lawrence Market, and the Hockey Hall of Fame. There is no shortage of great restaurants nearby, including Real Sports Bar, e11even, Union Chicken, Amano and Taverna Mercatto.

Scotiabank Arena is a short walk to thousands of public parking spaces, including convenient underground parking Maple Leaf Square. The arena is also connected to Union Station for easy subway and Go train access. If you’re planning to catch a Raptors game, cheer on the Leafs or see some of the world’s best performers, here are the best hotels near Scotiabank Arena.

Toronto skyline and CN Tower during the day
Best Hotels near Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena

Best Hotels near Scotiabank Arena Toronto

Le Germain Hotel Toronto

Best for: A sleek stay right by Scotiabank Arena
Rooms from: C$310

The elegant and warm Le Germain Toronto Mercer hotel is located across from the Scotiabank Arena, by Union Station. Tastefully decorated rooms include a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, as well as free WiFi, Nespresso coffee maker, Egyptian cotton bedding, rainfall shower and Bose stereo system.

Before or after the game, take advantage of the hotel’s fitness room, enjoy a cocktail on the rooftop terrace, or practice your swing on their rooftop putting green. Golf clubs and balls are available at the hotel.

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

Best for: High-end luxury
Rooms from: C$515

The high-end Ritz-Carlton, Toronto hotel is housed in a modern building with a large glass facade, sophisticated interior, and an impressive art collection of more than 400 pieces by Canadian artists. Spacious guest suites are furnished with Italian linens, marble and African wood. The Ritz Bar serves signature cocktails, or take afternoon tea on the DEQ Terrace and Lounge. The Scotiabank Arena is an easy walk from the hotel.

The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

Best for: Stunning views of Lake Ontario
Rooms from: C$355

A short walk from the Scotiabank Arena, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto is situated along Toronto’s revived waterfront area. Light and airy suites include free WiFi, robes, 24-hour room service, and stunning views of Lake Ontario. The hotel has a fitness room and heated swimming pool, as well as a sauna, squash and table tennis facilities.

Exterior of Chelsea Hotel near Scotiabank Arena in Toronto
Chelsea Hotel: Best Hotels near Scotiabank Arena | Skyscanner Canada

Chelsea Hotel

Best for: Families and plenty of kid-friendly entertainment
Rooms from: C$180

Chelsea Hotel is one of the best family-friendly hotels in Toronto. Hotel rooms range up to the Family Fun Suite, which includes a kitchen, private balcony, and a kid’s corner with XBox and movies. The Chelsea also has a kid-friendly market garden buffet, where you can pick up food to go, even order pizza to be delivered to your room. Or choose to dine at the more upscale T|bar. Children will love the Family Fun Zone with pool and corkscrew waterslide. There’s also a kids centre with games and activities. The hotel is close to the TTC for easy access to Scotiabank Arena.

The Bond Place Hotel

Best for: Affordable and comfortable stay
Rooms from: C$147

The Bond Place Hotel offers 285 guest rooms and is conveniently located close to Yonge and Dundas Square, with easy access to public transit and Scotiabank Arena. The hotel has a bright lobby to relax and socialize and their contemporarily designed rooms range from a Premiere Queen to an Executive Suite. Amenities include free WiFi, work area, complimentary tea and coffee and bathrobes in selected rooms. The hotel suites are equipped with a sitting area, fireplace and deep soaker tub.

Fairmont Royal York

Best for: Classical style and affordable luxury close to Scotiabank Arena
Rooms from: C$218

The historic Fairmont Royal York hotel is minutes away from the Scotiabank Arena. A Toronto landmark, the elegant hotel recently underwent a major renovation. Rooms are equipped with contemporary furniture, HD flat screen TVs and rainfall showers. There are four restaurants on site, including Benihana Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Lounge. Fairmont Royal York’s Library Bar is an ideal place to enjoy a martini before or after a concert.

Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel

Best for: Close proximity to Scotiabank Arena and Toronto landmarks
Rooms from: C$245

In the heart of the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood, and walking distance to the Scotiabank Arena, the Novotel Toronto Centre offers spacious and contemporary rooms. Breakfast is available in the hotel’s stylish Café Nicole, which also serves lunch and dinner. Amenities include free WiFi, a fitness centre, indoor pool, hot tub and sauna. The hotel also offers late-check out up to 5 p.m.

While you’re visiting Toronto, there’s no shortage of things to do, places to shop, and places to visit, including the nearby historical Distillery District and Kensington Market.


For the best hotels near Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto, Skyscanner can find the right hotel at the right price.