#motels in toronto
Dating back to the 18 th century, Toronto is Canada’s largest metropolis, and one of the world’s most diverse cities, with almost half of its population coming from outside Canada. You can get a flavour of the fantastic culture and cuisine of this vibrant melting pot with a stay in a cheap hotel in Toronto.
Sports are huge in Toronto, with the city’s baseball, hockey and basketball teams all competing in the major leagues, and if you’re interested in immersing yourself in these local institutions, a number of hotels in Toronto are conveniently close to the stadiums. Toronto’s hockey team, the Maple Leafs, play at the Air Canada Centre. and are perhaps the city’s premiere sports team, having won a record-breaking amount of trophies. It’s also worth stopping by the Rogers Centre. home of the Blue Jays baseball team, to see its beautifully lit curved roof, which gave the stadium its original name; the SkyDome.
Art and architecture
Making an instant first impression, the Royal Ontario Museum building is a startling mix of the old and the new. And the inside is just as impressive, with displays dedicated to local and international and ancient and modern cultures, as well as science, it’s essentially several museums in one. Similarly, the Art Gallery of Ontario also combines fascinating exhibits, including Canadian, European and African art, with acclaimed architecture by Frank Gehry.
Scale the heights of the CN Tower, once the tallest tower in the world, and look out over the cityscape and Lake Ontario, one of North America’s great lakes. Just off the coast from the upmarket developments of the city’s harbour, where you’ll also find a number of Toronto hotels, bars and restaurants, are the Toronto Islands , whose parkland and beaches are a great place to go to escape the bustle of the city.
With so many international cultures meeting in the city, you’re bound to find a great choice of places to eat just a short stroll away from your cheap Toronto hotel. We particularly recommend the gourmet tapas of Agave y Aguacate. and, if you fancy exploring new culinary horizons, Ursa serves cutting-edge cuisine at prices that will suit all budgets.
Surpassed only by the West End and Broadway, Toronto has a thriving theatre district, and is particularly known for stand-up and improv comedy scene. The city’s branch of the North American comedic institution The Second City has launched a wealth of performing talent, including the likes of Dan Aykroyd and Eugene Levy, and with the theatre putting on shows every night, you might just catch a future star in the making. And even if you’re not looking to catch a show, the historic Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are a must-see, being the world’s last surviving Edwardian double-decker theatre.