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Neighbourhood Guide

We've curated a neighbourhood guide outlining local attractions and activities like sustainable shopping, dog parks, restaurants, entertainment and more - so you can know what it's truly like to live local.

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550 Wellington Street W
Toronto, ON M5V 2V4

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1 Hotel Toronto is located in King West Village, which has been named “Canada’s Coolest Neighbourhood” by Travel + Leisure. The hotel is located within walking distance of Toronto’s Queen Street West shopping district, beautiful Trinity Bellwoods Park, the iconic CN Tower and the vibrant waterfront.

Toronto skyline from the water

The Toronto Harbourfront is a buzzing and beautiful destination just 15 minutes walking distance from the hotel or a short ride in our electric house car. Walk, run or borrow a 1 Hotel Toronto bike to take along the waterfront, or take a ferry to Toronto Islands and enjoy a boat tour. 

Escape the bustle of the city and reconnect with nature on the Toronto Islands. Whether you're seeking a secluded pristine beach or family-friendly amusement park, this natural paradise has an island for everyone. Our Concierge is happy to help curate your day and select an island, coordinate transportation or arrange a to-go picnic from 1 Kitchen.

Edwards Gardens sits adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the valley. On the upper level of the valley there is also a lovely arboretum beside the children’s Teaching Garden. 

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A fun adventure for our seedling guests. Haute Goat farm is a rustic 200-acre farm located just outside historic Port Hope, where you can discover the magic of Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Huacaya Alpacas, Exotic Chickens, Icelandic Horses, Tornjak Livestock Guardian Dogs and much more. Enjoy a picnic lunch from Goat Café, experience yoga in the pen and snuggle with goats and alpacas. Delicious handmade goat milk products are available at their shop.

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Whether you're a birdwatcher, beach-hopper or hiker seeking lake views, the parks and gardens that encompass the Scarborough Bluffs have something for you. Ask our Concierge team to borrow a set of binoculars for a stunning view of the lake and wildlife scenery below the cliffs.

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Experience the beauty of Toronto by Kayak on the Humber River. Home to an abundance of wildlife including beavers, turtles, blue herron, and deer, a Humber River kayak tour is the perfect way to experience the serenity of nature and variety of animals that call Toronto home. 

 

 

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Situated on the shoreline of Lake Ontario, Exhibition Place is as much scenic as it is cultural. Encompassing 197 acres, the site features stunning parkland and historical buildings, including the Canadian National Exhibition and entertainment venues. Take a walking tour and explore architectural and historical highlights of the site.

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The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) collection of close to 95,000 works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art such as Untilled by Pierre Huyghe to European masterpieces such as Peter Paul Rubens’s The Massacre of The Innocents; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works by established and emerging Indigenous Canadian artists; with a photography collection that tracks the impact of the medium with deep holdings of works by artists such as Garry Winogrand and Diane Arbus; and with focused collections in Gothic boxwood miniatures and Western and Central African art. Drawing on this collection—as well as collaborations with museums around the world—the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs, taking special care to showcase diverse and underrepresented artists. 

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Museum of art and design

The Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces

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A fun adventure for the whole family, African Lion Safari is a terrific day trip. Get even closer with unrivalled access to witness a pride of lions at their most active time of day or hand feed Canada’s largest herd of giraffe. Our Concierge team will arrange luxury electric transportation to Cambridge, Ontario with a stop at Crawford Lake Conservation Area to view this Iroquoian heritage site and canyon lookout.   

 

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Toronto skyline from the water

The Toronto Harbourfront is a buzzing and beautiful destination just 15 minutes walking distance from the hotel or a short ride in our electric house car. Walk, run or borrow a 1 Hotel Toronto bike to take along the waterfront, or take a ferry to Toronto Islands and enjoy a boat tour. 

Escape the bustle of the city and reconnect with nature on the Toronto Islands. Whether you're seeking a secluded pristine beach or family-friendly amusement park, this natural paradise has an island for everyone. Our Concierge is happy to help curate your day and select an island, coordinate transportation or arrange a to-go picnic from 1 Kitchen.

Edwards Gardens sits adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the valley. On the upper level of the valley there is also a lovely arboretum beside the children’s Teaching Garden. 

Learn More

A fun adventure for our seedling guests. Haute Goat farm is a rustic 200-acre farm located just outside historic Port Hope, where you can discover the magic of Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Huacaya Alpacas, Exotic Chickens, Icelandic Horses, Tornjak Livestock Guardian Dogs and much more. Enjoy a picnic lunch from Goat Café, experience yoga in the pen and snuggle with goats and alpacas. Delicious handmade goat milk products are available at their shop.

Learn More

Whether you're a birdwatcher, beach-hopper or hiker seeking lake views, the parks and gardens that encompass the Scarborough Bluffs have something for you. Ask our Concierge team to borrow a set of binoculars for a stunning view of the lake and wildlife scenery below the cliffs.

Learn More

Situated on the shoreline of Lake Ontario, Exhibition Place is as much scenic as it is cultural. Encompassing 197 acres, the site features stunning parkland and historical buildings, including the Canadian National Exhibition and entertainment venues. Take a walking tour and explore architectural and historical highlights of the site.

Learn More

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) collection of close to 95,000 works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art such as Untilled by Pierre Huyghe to European masterpieces such as Peter Paul Rubens’s The Massacre of The Innocents; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works by established and emerging Indigenous Canadian artists; with a photography collection that tracks the impact of the medium with deep holdings of works by artists such as Garry Winogrand and Diane Arbus; and with focused collections in Gothic boxwood miniatures and Western and Central African art. Drawing on this collection—as well as collaborations with museums around the world—the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs, taking special care to showcase diverse and underrepresented artists. 

Learn More
Museum of art and design

The Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces

Learn More

A fun adventure for the whole family, African Lion Safari is a terrific day trip. Get even closer with unrivalled access to witness a pride of lions at their most active time of day or hand feed Canada’s largest herd of giraffe. Our Concierge team will arrange luxury electric transportation to Cambridge, Ontario with a stop at Crawford Lake Conservation Area to view this Iroquoian heritage site and canyon lookout.   

 

Learn More
Toronto skyline from the water

The Toronto Harbourfront is a buzzing and beautiful destination just 15 minutes walking distance from the hotel or a short ride in our electric house car. Walk, run or borrow a 1 Hotel Toronto bike to take along the waterfront, or take a ferry to Toronto Islands and enjoy a boat tour. 

Escape the bustle of the city and reconnect with nature on the Toronto Islands. Whether you're seeking a secluded pristine beach or family-friendly amusement park, this natural paradise has an island for everyone. Our Concierge is happy to help curate your day and select an island, coordinate transportation or arrange a to-go picnic from 1 Kitchen.

Edwards Gardens sits adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the valley. On the upper level of the valley there is also a lovely arboretum beside the children’s Teaching Garden. 

Learn More

A fun adventure for our seedling guests. Haute Goat farm is a rustic 200-acre farm located just outside historic Port Hope, where you can discover the magic of Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Huacaya Alpacas, Exotic Chickens, Icelandic Horses, Tornjak Livestock Guardian Dogs and much more. Enjoy a picnic lunch from Goat Café, experience yoga in the pen and snuggle with goats and alpacas. Delicious handmade goat milk products are available at their shop.

Learn More

Whether you're a birdwatcher, beach-hopper or hiker seeking lake views, the parks and gardens that encompass the Scarborough Bluffs have something for you. Ask our Concierge team to borrow a set of binoculars for a stunning view of the lake and wildlife scenery below the cliffs.

Learn More

Experience the beauty of Toronto by Kayak on the Humber River. Home to an abundance of wildlife including beavers, turtles, blue herron, and deer, a Humber River kayak tour is the perfect way to experience the serenity of nature and variety of animals that call Toronto home. 

 

 

Learn More

A fun adventure for the whole family, African Lion Safari is a terrific day trip. Get even closer with unrivalled access to witness a pride of lions at their most active time of day or hand feed Canada’s largest herd of giraffe. Our Concierge team will arrange luxury electric transportation to Cambridge, Ontario with a stop at Crawford Lake Conservation Area to view this Iroquoian heritage site and canyon lookout.   

 

Learn More

Whether you're a birdwatcher, beach-hopper or hiker seeking lake views, the parks and gardens that encompass the Scarborough Bluffs have something for you. Ask our Concierge team to borrow a set of binoculars for a stunning view of the lake and wildlife scenery below the cliffs.

Learn More

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) collection of close to 95,000 works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art such as Untilled by Pierre Huyghe to European masterpieces such as Peter Paul Rubens’s The Massacre of The Innocents; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works by established and emerging Indigenous Canadian artists; with a photography collection that tracks the impact of the medium with deep holdings of works by artists such as Garry Winogrand and Diane Arbus; and with focused collections in Gothic boxwood miniatures and Western and Central African art. Drawing on this collection—as well as collaborations with museums around the world—the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs, taking special care to showcase diverse and underrepresented artists. 

Learn More
Museum of art and design

The Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces

Learn More

Named one of the world’s finest food markets, this food hall has a stunning selection of produce and fascinating history. The South Market features more than 50 vendors with the finest quality foods. The North Market features the Farmers Market on Saturdays. Book our Electric House Car to visit the market.

Farmers Market: Saturdays 5am – 3pm
92 - 95 Front Street

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Bundles of radishes

With a distinct Bohemian feel this neighbourhood is Toronto’s answer to London’s Camden Market. Vintage clothing shops, specialty food outlets, tattoo parlours and fresh produce vendors share the streets between College and Spadina to Dundas and Bathurst. Enjoy the organic coffee at Moonbean Café famous for roasting and brewing on site.  Allow our Concierge team to arrange a food walking tour with Chopsticks & Forks (now operating tours for groups of up to 10). 

Learn More

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) collection of close to 95,000 works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art such as Untilled by Pierre Huyghe to European masterpieces such as Peter Paul Rubens’s The Massacre of The Innocents; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works by established and emerging Indigenous Canadian artists; with a photography collection that tracks the impact of the medium with deep holdings of works by artists such as Garry Winogrand and Diane Arbus; and with focused collections in Gothic boxwood miniatures and Western and Central African art. Drawing on this collection—as well as collaborations with museums around the world—the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs, taking special care to showcase diverse and underrepresented artists. 

Learn More
Museum of art and design

The Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces

Learn More

A fun adventure for the whole family, African Lion Safari is a terrific day trip. Get even closer with unrivalled access to witness a pride of lions at their most active time of day or hand feed Canada’s largest herd of giraffe. Our Concierge team will arrange luxury electric transportation to Cambridge, Ontario with a stop at Crawford Lake Conservation Area to view this Iroquoian heritage site and canyon lookout.   

 

Learn More

Named one of the world’s finest food markets, this food hall has a stunning selection of produce and fascinating history. The South Market features more than 50 vendors with the finest quality foods. The North Market features the Farmers Market on Saturdays. Book our Electric House Car to visit the market.

Farmers Market: Saturdays 5am – 3pm
92 - 95 Front Street

Learn More
Bundles of radishes

With a distinct Bohemian feel this neighbourhood is Toronto’s answer to London’s Camden Market. Vintage clothing shops, specialty food outlets, tattoo parlours and fresh produce vendors share the streets between College and Spadina to Dundas and Bathurst. Enjoy the organic coffee at Moonbean Café famous for roasting and brewing on site.  Allow our Concierge team to arrange a food walking tour with Chopsticks & Forks (now operating tours for groups of up to 10). 

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Two blood orange martinis

The King Street West neighbourhood is home to some of the most happening bars in the city. From stylish bars serving molecular cocktails to casual pubs with local craft beer, the best spots are all within crawling distance from the hotel. With patio season in full swing, the neighbourhood is buzzing with fun, safe bars to explore. Start your adventure with a cocktail at Harriet’s and then our Concierge will set up VIP access for you to explore the neighbourhood.

Named one of the world’s finest food markets, this food hall has a stunning selection of produce and fascinating history. The South Market features more than 50 vendors with the finest quality foods. The North Market features the Farmers Market on Saturdays. Book our Electric House Car to visit the market.

Farmers Market: Saturdays 5am – 3pm
92 - 95 Front Street

Learn More
Bundles of radishes

With a distinct Bohemian feel this neighbourhood is Toronto’s answer to London’s Camden Market. Vintage clothing shops, specialty food outlets, tattoo parlours and fresh produce vendors share the streets between College and Spadina to Dundas and Bathurst. Enjoy the organic coffee at Moonbean Café famous for roasting and brewing on site.  Allow our Concierge team to arrange a food walking tour with Chopsticks & Forks (now operating tours for groups of up to 10). 

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670 Queen Street West

Eco-conscious general store

Logan & Finley features thoughtfully chosen, well designed, ethically sourced, sustainable clothing and
accessories, less waste solutions, skin care, cleaning products and gifts.

Each matches their criteria of being built to last, local or natural and are solutions for living a more sustainable lifestyle.

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Queen Street West has some of the finest shopping in the city and the best the street has to offer is within a two kilometre radius of 1 Hotel Toronto. Venture west of Bathurst and you’ll find shops with locally inspired goods. Enjoy Queen Street West as you shop for unique clothing or home goods, take an ice cream break at Nadège, have a stroll through Trinity Bellwood’s Park or snap a photo in Graffiti Alley. Our concierge is happy to plan your shopping experience and book the electric house car to your destination.  

 

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