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  • "A Wonderful Stay"

    "As always a very welcoming staff and manager. Rolf you have a great team and superior boutique hotel. Looking forward to my next stay. Amenities are close and wonderful restaurants in the Yorkville area."
  • "Home Away from Home"

    "What a pleasure to spend a night at this lovely hotel! The rooms are being upgraded and the beds much improved. Thank you to Rolf and his staff for being so welcoming and helpful."
  • "Great Service in the Heart of Yorkville"

    "Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel offers clean rooms, a relaxing and trendy bar, a well-stocked workout room, and exceptional customer service. It is close to the ROM, Queen's Park, and shopping and nightlife in Yorkville"
    -Greg R
  • "Great Hotel, Helpful Staff"

    "I stayed here for 2 nights in early April 2019 while in Toronto for a conference. The hotel is conveniently located very near the University of Toronto campus. There is also a Shoppers Drug Mart next door."
  • FEB 10 2019
  • FEB 10 2019
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Stay at The Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel when looking for best cultural and exciting things to do with the kids in Yorkville. Tucked within the heart of one of the city's most vibrant, arts-inspired neighbourhoods, you'll be right across the street from three of the top Toronto museums: the Royal Ontario Museum (or the ROM as locals call it), the Bata Shoe Museum, and the unique Gardiner Ceramic Museum. You'll also find yourself within a short walk or ride to a number of other top Toronto museums and galleries. Relax in elegant rooms with windows that open onto the Toronto skyline. Enjoy the best of Yorkville, from high-end boutiques and art galleries to timeless theaters. Live an Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel Life and immerse in a worldly experience at our artfully inspired hotel.

Yorkville Toronto Museums

  • Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

    Located across the street from the hotel, free daily tours are offered to the public by trained volunteer guides, and include general museum tours, and specific gallery tours.
    • 100 Queens Park
    • 1 416 586 5549
  • Bata Shoe Museum

    The Bata Shoe Museum is one of the most popular Toronto museums and known for its collection of more than 10,000 shoes including Marilyn Monroe's red pumps.
    • 327 Bloor Street West
    • 1 416 979 7799
  • Gardiner Ceramic Museum

    This nearby Toronto art gallery and museum houses well-curated ceramics from around the world including an outstanding Pre-Columbian collection and Italian majolica.
    • 111 Queens Park
    • 1 416 586 8080

Toronto Museums & Galleries

  • Art Gallery of Ontario

    The new transformed AGO is Canada's newest cultural destination. It features 110 galleries, a new entrance, numerous public places, and two acclaimed restaurants.
    • 317 Dundas Street West
    • 1 416 977 0414
  • The Power Plant

    This established contemporary art gallery is housed in a former power plant on Lake Ontario's waterfront. The gallery is devoted exclusively to contemporary art.
    • 231 Queens Quay West
    • 1 416 973 4949
  • Stephen Bulger Gallery

    Visit this established Toronto photo gallery in the heart of the dynamic West Queen West neighbourhood, showcasingCanadian and international photographers.
    • 700 Queen Street West
    • 1 416 504 0575
  • LISS Gallery

    TheLISS Gallery is located in the heart of Toronto andfeatures contemporary fine art including original paintings, photography, sculptures and limited edition prints. They represent renowned artists and photographers such as Todd White, Ronnie Wood, Lynn Goldsmith, Billy Dee Williams as well as local artists such as Sim Posen, Jonathan Ball and many more.
    • 112 Cumberland Street
    • 1 416 787 9872
  • The Design Exchange

    The Design Exchange boasts a collection of Canadian design that includes examples of everything from decorative arts to house wares and medical equipment.
    • 234 Bay Street
    • 1 416 216 2140

Toronto Attractions

  • Casa Loma

    Explore the secret passages of this 98-room Toronto castle, which features unique architecture and beautifully decorated suites, soaring ceilings, and rich wood carvings.
    • 1 Austin Terrace
    • 1 416 923 1171
  • CN Tower

    This major Toronto attraction is a national icon, and until recently, the worlds tallest free-standing structure. Enjoy spectacular views from three observation decks.
    • 301 Front Street West
    • 1 416 868 6937
  • Distillery Historic District

    Toronto's newest centre for arts, culture, food and entertainment. Explore Toronto art galleries, restaurants, cafes and artisan boutiques at this unique district.
    • 55 Mill Street
    • 1 416 364 1177
  • Fort York

    The birthplace of Toronto, located just minutes away, features original War of 1812 buildings and is an ideal Toronto attraction for history buffs.
    • 100 Garrison Road
    • 1 416 392 6907
  • Harbourfront Centre

    Visit this unique shopping mall, geared to specialty shops, with an outdoor amphitheatre showcasing concerts and festivals, an outdoor world market and a free ice rink in the winter.
    • 235 Queens Quay Way
    • 1 416 973 4000
  • Hockey Hall of Fame

    Get your picture taken with the Stanley Cup, explore interactive exhibits, and see larger than life statues and hockey's most precious artifacts.
    • 30 Yonge Street
    • 1 416 360 7765
  • Ripley's Aquarium

    Home to around 13,500 different species with 50 exhibits and more than 100 interactive displays, it is the largest aquarium in Canada. Guests are invited to touch sting rays, sharks and other animals.
    • 288 Bremner Blvd
    • 1 647 351 3474
  • Ontario Science Centre

    Enjoy hundreds of interactive and open-ended experiences at this newly renovated Toronto attraction, as well as a great line up of films at the IMAX theatre.
    • 770 Don Mills Road
    • 1 416 696 1000
  • Spadina Museum

    This Toronto museum, located next door to Casa Loma, chronicles four generations of the wealthy Austin family, who emigrated to Canada from Ireland.
    • 285 Spadina Road
    • 1 416 392 6910
  • Metro Toronto Zoo

    Canada's premier zoo is open year round and features polar bears, Siberian tigers, an open-air train and some of the most unique animal exhibits in the region.
    • 361A Old Finch Avenue
    • 1 416 392 5929
  • Black Creek Pioneer Village

    Black Creek Pioneer Village re-creates the life and times of a 19th century Victorian Village. Take a tour through history at this unique and popular local sight.
    • 1000 Murray Ross Parkway
    • 1 416 736 1733
  • Toronto Island Park

    Hike, bike, blade, fish, paddle or picnic in this 10k urban oasis just south of the city. Catch the ferries at the base of Bay Street for a perfect picture opportunity.
  • Canada's Wonderland (Seasonal)

    Commonly referred to as Wonderland; this amusement park features over 200 attractions, 65 thrilling rides and North America's greatest variety of roller coasters.
    • 9580 Jane Street (Vaughan)
    • 1 905 832 8131
  • Centreville Amusement Park

    Enjoy a day in this quaint turn of the century village complete with rides, games and a petting farm. Be sure to wander over to the Franklin Children's Garden nearby.
    • Located on the Toronto Islands
    • 1 416 203 0405 (Summer)
  • High Park

    This municipal park spans over 161 hectares (400 acres). It is a recreational and natural park, with sporting, cultural and educational facilities, gardens, playgrounds and the zoo (located on Deer Pen Road).
    • 1873 Bloor Street West
    • 1 416 338 0338
  • Playdium

    Try virtual racing and white water rafting , batting cages, air hockey and more in this 40,000 square foot playground.
    • 99 Rathburn Road West
    • 1 905 273 9000
  • ScotiabankArena

    Formerly the Air Canada Centre, Scotiabank Arena is Canada's premier sports and entertainment venue and home to the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and NBA's Toronto Raptors.
    • 40 Bay St.
    • 1 416 815 5500
  • Riverdale Farm

    Visit pigs, goats, cows, horses, rabbits, swans and chickens year round at this working farm in the middle of Toronto.
    • 201 Winchester Street
    • 1 416 392 6794
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

    Explore your creativity at this recreational LEGO themed attraction located at the Vaughan Mills shopping mall, designed for children and families.
    • 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
    • 1 855 356 2150

Toronto Tours


Shop and Dine Toronto City Tour

"Jump On & Jump Off" at more than 30 locations throughout Toronto on one of the open top antique double decker buses, and visit the best Toronto attractions.

Harbour Tours

Toronto Tours Ltd. has the perfect sightseeing experience, cruising the Toronto Harbor and Islands. Cruises run from April to November.

Tastecapade (Culinary Tour)

Explore the diversity of our city on this off-beat food tour that takes you on a culinary journey through local neighbourhoods.

Muddy York Walking Tours

Muddy York Walking Tours is a company dedicated to bringing Toronto's past back to life in fun and exciting ways. Each tour offers a unique vision of Toronto's history.

Rogers Centre Tour Experience

Rogers Centre Tour Experience is a one-hour, fully-guided behind the scenes tour. Highlights of the tour include a visit to the Blue Jays Hall of Fame, and a Luxury Suite.

Grayline Niagara Tours

You can take a hop-on hop-off city tour, Niagara Falls day or evening tours. Experience Toronto city tours on one of their London-style double deckers.
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