Toronto Lodging


Toronto is a great city to visit as a tourist. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Chelsea Hotel and have listed several items for visitors to enjoy as tourists. If you are able to enjoy some time exploring the city, you might benefit from the City Pass - information on that is on the bottom of this page.


We have reserved a block of 50 rooms at the Chelsea Hotel at $135 (Canadian $) plus tax. When reserving your room there, tell them that you are part of the Cardiac Physiome Conference to get this discount (while rooms last). There are single rooms, doubles, triples and even quad's available.

Chelsea Hotel Phone: +1 416-595-1975
Address: 33 Gerrad St W, Torontro, ON M5G 1Z4, Canada

We may have an evening reception on Nov. 6th to launch the meeting.


Chelsea Hotel


Tip: see the post on TripAdvisor about Chelsea Hotel's added 3% fee and how you might dodge it. And, please, if you discover that this post is incorrect, email us immediately!

Chelsea Hotel Phone: +1 416-595-1975
Address: 33 Gerrad St W, Torontro, ON M5G 1Z4, Canada

We may have an evening reception on Nov. 6th to launch the meeting.

Toronto Dining


There are several cafes, restaurants and grocery stores within walking distance of the Chelsea Hotel. A full list can be reviewed on TripAdvisor.


Near Chelsea Hotel

  • The Queen and Beaver Public House: Brunch, Pub, Canadian
    35 Elm St
    +1 647 347 2712
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 $$ - $$$
    Hours: 11:30AM-1AM MTWTF 10AM-12AM SS
  • Basil Box: Thai, Vietnamese, Fast Food, Healthy
    351 Yonge St
    +1 416 351-8000
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0/5.0 $
    Hours: 11AM-10PM
    The positive reviews included suggestions for those with dietary concerns, this works for gluten free, vegetarian and others.
  • Duke's Refresher + Bar: Canadian, American, Pub
    382 Yonge St, Ste 8
    +1 416-979-8529
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0/5.0 $$ - $$$ No Reservations
    Hours: 11:30AM-1AM MTWTF 12PM-aAM SS
  • Scaddabush Italian Kitchen & Bar: Italian (Vegetarian Friendly)
    382 Yonge St Unit 7 (Corner of Yonge and Gerrard)
    +1 416 597-8838
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0/5.0 $$ - $$$ Reservations
    Hours: 11AM-1AM
  • The Elm Tree Restaurant: Mediterranean, European
    43 Elm St
    +1 416 901-7339
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 $$ - $$$ Reservations
    Hours: 11AM-10PM except 4:30PM-10PM Saturday and Sunday.
  • Donatello Restaurant: Italian, Vegetarian Friently, Gluten Free Options
    37 Elm St
    +1 416 595-5001
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 $$ - $$$ Reservations
    Hours: 11:30 AM to 2:30PM and 4:30PM - 11 PM except closed for lunch on Saturday and all day Sunday.
  • Barberian's Steak House: Steakhouse, Canadian, American
    7 Elm St
    +1 416 597-0335
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 $$$$ Reservations
    Hours: 4:30-10PM SS 11AM-10PM MTWTF
  • Adega: Seafood, Mediterranean, European
    33 Elm St
    +1 416 977-4338
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 $$ - $$$ Reservations
    Hours: 11:30 AM to 2:30PM and 5PM - 10PM except closed for lunch on Saturday and all day Sunday.
  • ORO Restaurant: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
    45 Elm St
    +1 416 597-0155
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 $$$$ Reservations Optional / Can handle larger groups
    Hours: 11:30 AM to 2PM and 5:30PM - 9 PM except closed for lunch on Saturday and all day Sunday.
  • Matagali Indian and Thai Restaurant: Indian, Thai
    69 Elm St
    +1 416 599-9994 11:30 AM - 3 PM Mon 11:30AM-10PM Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri 5-10PM Sat Closed Sun
    Goggle Rating: 4.2 / 5.0
  • Reds Midtown Tavern: Canadian, American, Bar
    382 Yonge St, Unit 6
    +1 416 598-3535
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0/5.0 $$ - $$$ Reservations
    Hours 11:30AM-midnight or later
  • Elephant & Castle: Bar, British Pub
    378 Yonge St
    +1 416 598-4003
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0/5.0 $$ - $$$ Reservations
    Hours: 11AM-12AM SMT 11AM-1AM WTH 11AM-2AM FSat


Near MaRS
  • Mercatto: Italian food (pizza and pasta and more)
    101 College St.
    +1 416 595-5625 8AM-10PM MTW 8AM-11PM ThurFri Closed Sat, Sun
    Goggle Rating: 4.0/5.0 $$ No Reservations


North of Faculty Club - West on Hurbord St.
  • Harvest Kitchen: Vegetarian, Comfort food, burgers
    124 Hurbord St.
    +1 416 901-5901 4PM- 9PM MonTue; 8AM-9PM W; 8AM-10PM ThF; 10AM-9PM SatSun
    Goggle Rating: 4.1/5.0 $ No Reservations
  • River Thai: Thai
    92 Hurbord St.
    +1 416 925-6305 11AM - 10PM
    Goggle Rating: 4.6/5.0 $ - $$ No Reservations
  • Harbord House: Canadian, Pub
    150 Harbord St St.
    +1 647 430-7365 11AM - 12AM
    Goggle Rating: 4.4/5.0 ? No Reservations
  • Piano Piano Restaurant: Italian - pizza, pasta and more
    88 Harbord St.
    +1 416 929-7788 5 - 10PM
    Goggle Rating: 4.1/5.0 $$ No Reservations
  • Yasu: Japanese / Sushi
    81 Harbord St.
    +1 416 477-2361 6PM-11PM WTh 5PM-11:30PM FSS Closed Mon/Tues
    Goggle Rating: 4.6/5.0 $$$$ No Reservations
    Note: one of reviews noted that they do not have many selections
  • Flock: Chicken, salads, etc.
    97 Harbord St.
    +1 647 748-7199 11AM - 11 PM
    Goggle Rating: 4.3/5.0 $$ No Reservations
  • rasa: Chicken, salads, etc.
    196 Robert St.
    +1 647 748-7199 5:30 PM - 12:30 AM except Sun: 11AM-4PM
    Goggle Rating: 4.6/5.0 $$$ No Reservations
    One review indicated good options for dairy or gluten free
  • Chabichou: French cheese shop, pastries, meals
    196 Borden St.
    +1 647 430-4942 9AM-7PM
    Goggle Rating: 4.4/5.0 ? No Reservations
    French spoken fluently. Closed on Wednesdays.


South of Faculty Club
  • Grasshopper Restaurant: Vegetarian Bistro
    310 College St.
    +1 647 340-3666 11:30 - 10PM
    Goggle Rating: 4.1/5.0 $ No Reservations
  • Bodega: French Restaurant: Bistro
    30 Baldwin St.
    +1 416 977-1287 11:30AM - 9PM WThFS 11:30 AM-9PM SunMonT
    Goggle Rating: 3.9/5.0 $$$ No Reservations

Toronto Suggested Activities


Toronto has a wide variety of activities for all ages and interests. Some of the most popular are listed below.

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada: This stunning facility offers wonderful views of our oceans and their inhabitants. They recommended that you book in advance to avoid lines. Prices listed online for $26.78 CA and up.

Check out the website at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

Royal Ontario Museum: An amazing variety of exhibits guarentees that you'll find hours of fascination in this museum. Whether you are interested in architecture, natural history, artwork from various eras and geographical regions, fossils or more, the displays are world-class.

Find out which displays will be occuring during the meeting by visiting the website of the Royal Ontario Museum.

The AGO: Art Gallery of Ontario This vibrant art museum offers a wide selection of exhibitions, eateries and more. Exhibitions which are scheduled to be concurrent with our meeting include the following:
Visit their website at Art Gallery of Ontario.

Hockey Hall of Fame: Learn about hockey at a level that only Canada can deliver. Sports fans will enjoy the memorabilia and exhibits and more. Tickets start at under $14 CA.

Visit their website at Hockey Hall of Fame.
Toronto City Pass: If you are planning on seeing several sites, you may save money by purchasing a Toronto City Pass which includes admission to the following: CN Tower, Casa Loma, Royal Ontario Museum, Ripley's Aquarium, the Toronto Zoo and/or the Ontario Science Centre. The pass is good for 9 consecutive days.

Please check latest details on the official website in case they have changed since this website was constructed. Toronto City Pass


Please direct questions via email to cardio17@u.washington.edu.