February  6, 2016


A Resource for Visiting Researchers to Fields
Hotels and Housing

It is standard for visitors to Fields to make their own housing arrangements. The Fields Institute housing resource page offers resources to Fields Institute members and visitors requiring housing. This information is presented as a matter of service only,and does not constitute a recommendation of the locations listed. Rates are in Canadian dollars, subject to availability and may change without notice. It is standard for visitors to Fields to arrange their own accommodation. All rental arrangements must be made directly between tenant and rental agents or landlords. Fields Institute staff cannot do this on your behalf.
** If you stay at one of these locations and have issues or compliments regarding your stay,
please let us know so we can revise our resource listing.**

Juniors and students who have received an offer of support from Fields and require assistance to pay for their accommodation should enquire about this option before they arrive by contacting Note as this option depends on the cooperation of the rental agent or landlord, Fields may not be able to arrange this in all cases.


Hotels and Inns

These hotels are frequently used by Fields Institute visitors. Most are within walking distance from the Institute. Please note rates are subject to change. Effective in 2004, a 3% Tourism Marketing Levy Tax will also be applicable to all room accommodations. (This tax does not apply to all Inns below. Please check for more information when reserving)

Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
(15 Minutes walk to Fields)
30 Carlton St.,
Toronto ON M5B 2E9
Telephone: 416-977-6655 Ask for the "Fields Institute" rate when booking

Online Booking with Fields rate (note if screen goes dark, they are sold out that day)
Rates are subject to change without notice

2016 Jan 1-
April 30
May 1-June 30 Jul 1-Aug. 31
Sept. 1-Oct. 30 Nov. 1-Dec.
Standard Room $119+tax $127+tax $125+tax $135+tax $119+tax
One Bedroom Suite $219+tax $227+tax $225+tax $235+tax $219+tax

Newly Renovated Canadian Flagship Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre located at College and Yonge Street. Complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet and Mini-fridges in all Guestrooms. Internationally Inspired Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Starbucks, Pool, Fitness Centre, Spa, Gift Shop, and Business Centre all located on Property.

Holiday Inn Bloor Yorkville
(10-15 minutes walk from the Institute)
280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON, M5S 1V8
Ask for "The Fields Institute/University of Toronto" corporate rate when booking.

Standard Room $129.99 (single or double)
Executive Room $139.99 (single or double)
Larger Executive Room $149.99 (single or double)
Online Booking:
www.holidayinn/torontomidtown - Navigate to the left side of the page and find the "Book this Hotel" box. Complete the necessary information and click "Have a Corporate ID?" Enter the University of Toronto's special number 100217931. This will take you to the rate and availability for your particular reservation. Once you have completed the reservation process you will be assigned an 8 digit confirmation number. Please use this number when corresponding with the hotel.
Tel: (416) 968-0010 (use hotel operator for "in-house reservations" )
Fax: (416) 968-7765
Toll Free:1-800-465-4329
*These rates are subject to 13% taxes per room per night.

Eaton Chelsea Hotel
(formerly the Delta Chelsea)
(20 minutes walk from the Institute)
33 Gerrard Street W.
Toronto, M5G 1Z4
Tel: For reservations, please call 1-800-CHELSEA
Fax: (416) 585-4375
Toll Free: 1-800-243-5732
On-line with University of Toronto rate
*Rates will vary throughout the year. This rate may not be available on certain dates

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto
(15 minutes walk from the Institute)
475 Yonge Street (Yonge and College (Subway)
Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7
Book on the Phone: 1-800-847-5075 or online:: -

•Complimentary high speed wireless and wired internet access available in all guest rooms
• Fitness suite, Lap Pool, Jacuzzi and Whirlpool
• Complimentary lobby computer & printer

Ramada Plaza Toronto Downtown
(20 minutes walk from the Institute)
300 Jarvis Street at College, Toronto M5B 2C5 
Toll Free: 1-800-567-2233
Fax: 416-977-4830
Ask for "Fields Institute" rate when booking.
This rate is a 20% discount based of Rate of Day as seen here (some black out dates apply).
Rate includes a complimentary upgrade to a junior 1-bedroom suite based on availablity, ask about this when booking.
Note the discount is not available when reserving on-line, confirm discount when using the in-house local reservation number.

Toll Free: 1-800-567-2233 or
Email: reservations@ramadahotelandsuite or
A boutique hotel, centrally located, complimentary wireless internet access. Hotel has a pool, suana, steam room & fitness centre.

Howard Johnson Inn
(20 minutes walk from the Institute)
89 Avenue Road
Toronto, M5R 2G3
Tel: (416) 964-1220
Fax: (416) 964-8692
Ask for "University of Toronto" rate when booking
Basic hotel accommodation. Block out dates: Caribana, Toronto Film Festival, New Years Eve. Call for black out rates.
Complementary Continental Breakfast to all guests.

Hotel Ocho
195 Spadina Avenue, Toronto,
| (416) 593-0885

Trendy new hotel on Spadina north of Queen. Hotel Ocho has 12 rooms with modern industrial furnishings and artwork. Gallery and restaurant on site. Walking distance to Fields. If you stay at this location please send us a review.
Average cost per night is $180 CDN
All rooms are equipped with shower, toilet and 32" TV.

Clarion Hotel and Suites Selby (Bloor and Sherbourne)
592 Sherbourne St., Toronto
Tel. 416-921-3142
Approx. Rates: Single from $79/night, $553/wk, $2,370/mth. For additional guests, add $5 per guest per night.
Amenities: air conditioning, wireless internet, breakfast included, coin-op laundry, daily housekeeping, complimentary local calling, Parking available for $17/day. Fridge and microwave available for $10/day.
Transit: located near Sherbourne station

Super 8, at Dundas and Spadina
222 Spadina, West side
(15 minute walk to Fields)
Hotel Direct Number: 1-647-426-8118
Complimentary Super Start breakfast
100% non-smoking guestrooms and suites
Budget hotel in Chinatown. Guestrooms include microwave, coffee maker, mini-fridge. Free High Speed Internet, Coin-operated guest laundry Free local and toll-free calls
Onsite parking for just $19.00 a day
Ask for the "Fields Institute, University of Toronto" business discount

Pantages Hotel and Spa Toronto Centre
200 Victoria Street
Toronto, M5B 1V8
Toll Free: 1-866-852-1777
Downtown hotel at Yonge and Dundas, close to subway 20-25 min. walk to Fields.
Contemporary styling with modern architecture and sophisticated décor. New hotel, up market.
Ambassador Suites include kitchens.

Ask for the "CAUBO" rate (please be prepared to show proof of academic affiliaton)

Cosmopolitan Toronto Centre
Apartment Hotel and Spa
8 Colborne Street (King and Yonge)
Toronto, M5E 1E1
Toll Free: 1-800-958-3488
Floor-to-ceiling windows and both city and lake views. Featuring the conveniences of a fully furnished kitchen, air purifier, washer/dryer, Sony CD player and LCD flatscreen televisions, balconies and windows that open.

Ask for the "Fields" rate (*subject to change without notice).

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown
(15 - 20 minutes walk from the Institute)
108 Chestnut Street
Toronto, M5G 1R1
Direct: (416) 977-5000
Fax: (416) 977-9513

Ask for "University of Toronto" rate when booking
*Note: Guests are automatically charged a "facility fee" of approx. $7 for local phone calls and the on-site sports facilties . If you do not use either of these items, request that the facility fee be removed when paying your bill. If you are funded through Fields the facility fee is not a reimbursed expense.**
**Also rates at this hotel are often higher than the standard Fields reimbursable amount allowed for housing in Toronto, $170/night

For additional resources regarding local accommodation
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Short-term Apartment
(also see Listings and Sublets)

Apartment hotels can be used when accommodation is required for more than two weeks or up to several months.

Village by the Grange (15 minutes walk to Fields, very central, next door to Art Gallery of Ontario and Grange Park)
53 McCaul St. Unit 360, Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 599-5797
Fax: (416) 599-5796
E-mail: villagebythegrange<at>
E-mail: vbtgfurnishedsuites<at>

All Rates subject to change:
1 Bdrm Apt. $1600-$1850/mth (420 Square Feet)
2 Bdrm Apt..$1950-$2050/mth (885 Square Feet)

Please note we require a valid credit card number and expiry date, either Visa or MasterCard. No pets allowed.Weekly Rates Are Available Upon Request.

Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, and Visa
Note from previous Fields visitor: Street cars turn around under this location. Request a unit away from street cars.


Sullivan by the Grange ( 10 minute walk to Fields Institute)
(Click on "Extended Stay"

41 Sullivan Street, rooms for extended stay guests.
on a quiet street lined with mature trees.
2 guest rooms on the second floor and 1 guest room on the third floor. All the rooms have an ensuite modern washroom and feature a queen sized bed, writing desk, and ample storage space.
• Shared first floor common living room, dining room and kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave and other small appliances. All kitchen utensils and cookware are also provided.
• Laundry facilities at the premises.
• Free wireless internet, • Cable TV.
• Telephone (local) and voicemail.
• Weekly cleaning including change of beddings.
Reservations and rates:
• Approx. Monthly rates – 2nd floor rooms @$2,200; 3rd floor room @$2,300. Additional charges apply for second person. Prices subject to change.
• First month’s full payment at time of check-in.
• Check in from 2:00 pm. Check out 10 AM.
• No smoking. No pets.

The Town Inn Suites
(suitable for 1 wk-6 mth rentals)
620 Church Street
Toronto M4Y 2G2
Tel: (416) 964-3311
Fax: (416) 924-924-9466
Daily and monthly rates. Monthly accomodation must be prepaid prior to check-in, and is non-refundable.Rates include continental breakfast, facilites include swimming pool, tennis courts and laundry facilities.
Ask for "University of Toronto" Corporate rate when booking

Silkwood Properties
See Listings located in the Entertainment district.

Victorian 5-plex located on a tree-lined residential street close to Bloor/Yonge/Yorkville. Walking distance to Fields
There are three 1-bedroom, and two 2-bedroom fully furnished and equipped apartments. All suites are ‘non-smoking’. Amenities include: wireless hi-speed internet, cable tv, bi-weekly cleaning. Underground parking is also available for $125 per month. Most suites are rented on a monthly basis, however, there may be some shorter terms available. Rates from $70 to $150 per night, based on 30 day rentals. The bedrooms in the two bedroom suites each have ensuite bathrooms.
For more information and to check availability, please contact Paulette Warren, 416 410 7561, or email at: paulette.warren<at>


Lowther Suites
88 Lowther Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5R 1E2

Short or long-term. (Bloor-St.George. 10 minute walk through U of T campus to Fields.)
Fully furnished and equipped apartments in a restored Edwardian mansion listed in the Toronto Historic Register. Comfortably small building with just five suites on 3 floors, some with deck and fireplace.
-weekly housekeeping, all kitchenware, linens, ensuite laundry, complimentary local telephone, hi-speed internet, satellite TV and radio, DVD, parking, all inclusive.
Located on a quiet residential street, yet just a block away from shops, supermarkets and restaurants on Bloor Street.
Rates vary depending on length of stay and size of suite. Monthly from $3000+; weekly from $1050+.
For Reservations call 416.323.0670

Note from Fields staff: Location viewed, suitable for senior researcher, beautiful building, quite posh, easy walk to Fields.

89 Chestnut Residence, University of Toronto
Ask for the apartment with kitchen when booking.
This residence is in the heart of downtown about 15 minutes walk to Fields, easily accessible by subway and Airport Express shuttle. Non smoking, centrally located university residence that offers space for visitors affiliated with the University of Toronto. Housekeeping service is provided once a week. Inquire Rooms have a private bathroom but no TV in the room. Full payment required on check in.
Please indicate when booking that you are attending an event/program at "Fields Institute, Universtiy of Toronto"
Call direct to 416-585-8194 or

The Alexandra Hotel
(15-20 minute walk to Institute)
77 Ryerson Ave.

Toll Free: 1-800-567-1893
Local Calls: (416) 504-2121 Fax: (416) 504-9195

Budget 'efficiency' units in downtown Toronto containing both double and single bed, equipped kitchenette, private bath with tub and shower, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, free high speed internet and individually controlled heat and A/C. Daily maid service, coin laundry rooms, available on-site parking access.

Rates are available on the website. Guests of The Fields Institute receive 10% off all daily and weekly rates, provided they show an invitation letter or confirmation of registration from The Fields Institute when checking in.

Travel Advisor Ranked #79 of 118 hotels in Toronto

The Grange Hotel
(15-20 minute walk to Institute) 165 Grange Avenue, Toronto,
Local Calls: (416) 603-7700
Toll Free: 1(888) 232-0002
Fax: (416) 603-9977
E-Mail: reservations<at>

The Grange Hotel has studio units in a modern six story building. Each room has an equipped kitchenette and a private bath, along with cable television and free Internet access. Daily maid service is included and a coin operated laundry room is available for guest usage on every floor. On-site parking is available in our parking lot.

(Travel Advisor Ranked #91 of 118 hotels in Toronto)

2 - 414 Markham Street,
Toronto, Ontario, M6G 2L2
(416) 964-6390

Decked Out: open-concept living room, with gas fireplace and hardwood flooring. Includes two lovely bedrooms with queen beds. One full bathroom plus a powder room. $225.00 CDN + 13% HST.

Swanky Suite: 2 bedroom 2 level apartment with an open concept living room/new kitchen, 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment. $225.00 CDN + 13% HST.

Garden Suite: Suitable for families and monthly stays, 2 bedroom apartment, fully equipped kitchen, full bathroom, shower room, powder room laundry room, fireplace, private deck. $250.00 CDN + 13% HST.

City Pad: Spacious three bedroom apartment. Large open concept Living room with bay window looking out to a tree lined residential street. $275.00 + 13% HST .

Morningside House
Lovely and bright short term apartments in Downtown Toronto featuring private kitchenettes and bathrooms. Centrally located within the University of Toronto. Quiet neighborhood, close to all shopping including Yorkville, Eaton's Center and grocery stores.Wireless internet, air conditioning and laundry available. This is a non-smoking residence.
Approximate rates (*subject to change without notice):

Off season $300/ week (single) $350/week (double)
Peak season $400/week (single) $450/week (double)
Off season $350/ week (single) $400/week (double)
Peak season $$450/ week (single) $500 /week (double)
*Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Off season: November 1st to Mar 31st
Peak season: April 1st to October 31st
*Minimal two week deposit and booking required.

For more information please contact: or visit



Student Residences and Rooms for Rent

The residences listed below are available throughout the year for students.

UToronto Summer Accommodation
During the summer month (May- August) please see Summer Residences for a listing of on-campus summer residences.

Student Housing Office, University of Toronto
Long-term visitors to the Fields Institute are eligible to use the housing services of the University of Toronto upon presentation of a letter of confirmation, available from the Fields receptionist. The housing office is in the Koffler Centre, 214 College Street. You must purchase a $22 membership to use the service for 8 weeks.
You may find the application form on the following website:

Summer accommodation at 89 Chestnut for Students. A minimum of one months stay is required for all student rates

89 Chestnut Residence, University of Toronto

This residence is in the heart of downtown about 15 minutes walk to Fields, easily accessible by subway and Airport Express shuttle. Non smoking, centrally located university residence that offers space for visitors affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Rooms have a private bathroom but no TV in the room. Local calls are free Full payment required on check in.
Please indicate when booking that you are attending an event/program at "Fields Institute, University of Toronto"
Ask about short term rentals for students,
Call direct to 416-581-8194

This residence is only available to Utoronto students during the fall and winter semester.

Planet Traveller
College Street and Augusta, 5 minutes to Fields
Dorm and Private Rooms Bright.
Spacious and secure dorm rooms sleep 6 people in three bunks. Each dorm has lockers separate from the sleeping area, making sure everybody gets peace and quiet when they need it.
Lockers have integrated power outlets. Charge your laptop, phone, camera or other electronics while keeping them secure.
Dorms have their own self-contained, hotel-style bathroom for extra comfort and privacy. Extra bathrooms are available in the hallway, just in case.
Beds in a dorm are $30 per night.Private rooms are $75 per night. Plus taxes.


College Hostel (Affordacom) Affordable Accommodations
280 Augusta Avenue,Toronto, M5T 2L9
(416) 929-4777 • Fax (416) 925-5495
• Located in Kensington Market area, 10 min. from Fields
• Shared (dorm) and private rooms
• Phones & Free local calls in all rooms
• Other Fields visitors have not recommended this location, it's only features are that it is close to Fields and relatively cheap
Approx. Daily Rates + tax (*subject to change without notice)
Single (1 double bed) 1 Person $65, 2 People $75: Double (2 double beds) 2 People $85
Approx.Weekly Rates+ tax (*subject to change without notice)
Single (1 double bed) 1 Person $395, 2 People $450
Double (2 double beds) 2 People $495

Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and Inns

There are many B&B's in downtown Toronto. Prices vary from $55 - $115 per night, breakfast included. Some are equipped with kitchen and laundry facilities for longer stays. Those located within walking distance from the Fields Institute are listed below.

For more resource information see The Toronto Bed and Breakfast Association or Bed and Breakfast Homes of Toronto Association

Beverly Place (Please check-in at 226 Beverley St.)-very, very close to Fields
235 Beverly Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 1Z4
Your Host: William Ricciuto
Phone : (416) 977-0077
Fax : (416) 599-2242
Centrally located. Two houses offering 6 rooms, most with private baths.
Minutes walk to all major downtown locations. 3 day cancellation policy.
Beds Available: Single, Twin, Double, Queen,
Bathrooms Available: Shared, Private, Ensuite, + Washbasin in room Free WiFi and television,AC, and electronic air cleaning. Complimentary full breakfast included. Singles and Doubles available from $85-$130 per night..

Baldwin Village Inn
9 Baldwin St. Toronto
Inn is a 5 minute walk from the Institute, within the restaurant patios of Baldwin Street.
Has 6 guest rooms on the first and second floor.All guest rooms feature queen-sized high beds. Room rates start approx. $80-$110 plus taxes, based on single occupancy. Premium continental breakfast is included with your stay. Note all have shared washrooms.
(note they also have facilities for longer stays-Click on "Extended Stay" see website
Les Amis - A Vegetarian B&B
(15 minute walk to Fields)
31 Granby Street
Toronto, ON
Tel: (416) 591-0635
Fax: (416) 591-8546
E-mail: Paul-Antoine & Michelle Buer
Viewed by Fields staff
an unassuming local B&B, very centrally located
From College & Yonge, walk 1 block south of College (called Carleton after Yonge) and across the parking lot to Granby Street. They're three quarters down the street.
French and English spoken. Shared bathroom. Prices subject to change. Non-smoking environment. Twin beds available
Approx. Rates (*subject to change without notice):
Single: $85; Double:$115

Au Petit Paris -
3 Selby Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1W3
Location map
Tel: 416 928-1348
Fax: 416 591-8546
Viewed by Fields staff - a charming B&B, newly renovated.
All rooms have ensuite bathrooms. Prices subject to change, Non-Smoking Environment. Vegetarian breakfast. Very close to 'Sherbourne' subway stop, change at Spadina station for street car to College Street and Fields

Approx. Rates(*subject to change without notice): Single: $95; Double: $130

Victoria's Mansion Guest House
(Yonge & Bloor area)
68 Gloucester Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 1L5
Tel.: 416-921-4625 Fax: 416-944-1092
Rates may change without notice:
Single Rooms: from $69 depending on season.
Double Rooms: from $99 depending on season.
Queen/King Rooms: from $109 depending on season.
Studio Apt. with kitchen: from $139 depending on season.
Weekly & monthly rates available. Self-contained bed-sitting rooms with privatebath, microwave, and fridge. dishes, linens, laundry room, maid service, TV, phone, wireless internet, AC, and parking.

•**Note: Fields visitors have had issues regarding cleanliness and the lack of a check desk at this location.**
Travel Advisor Reveiws are here

Global Guest House (Spadina and Bloor St.)
9 Spadina Rd.
Phone: 416-923-4004
Rates from: Single: $66/night, $450/wk, $1,500/mth; Double: $76/night; Triple: $86/night; Quad: $96/night (private bath is $10 extra)
Amenities: A/C, cable TV, WiFi internet, kitchenette, parking avail.
Transit: short walk to Spadina subway station, 5min to campus

The Madison Manor (note Madison Manor located next to the Madison Pub next door)
*10 - 15 min. walk to Fields
20 Madison Avenue
Tel:(416) 922-5579
Toll Free (Can/US)1-877-561-7048

A beautifully restored century Victorian Mansion. 23 Bedrooms with the comfort ambiance of a small bed and breakfast inn. All rooms are non-smoking. Adults only. 23 bedrooms, each with own full private bathroom. Full amenities and a safe in each room. Hotel Rate 1 Package includes: Breakfast each day, and a $12.00 restaurant voucher for their Madison Avenue Pub, located beside the hotel.
Maximum 2 people per room. Ask for "University of Toronto" special rate discount "Rate 1" starting at $99.00
Reserve on line


Alan Gardens B&B (Jarvis and Gerrard)
106A Pembroke St., Toronto
Tel. 416-967-9614
Rates: Single $90-125/night. Double $110-140/night. $10 discount per night for week-long stays. Extra $20/night for additional guests. Monthly rate negotiable. Additional discounts available from November to February.
Amenities: breakfast included, complimentary parking on-site, air conditioning, wireless internet, coin-op laundry on site, daily housekeeping, complimentary local calling, cable TV and DVD player in room.
Transit: Located near both Dundas and College Park subway stations

Havinn Guest House
(Bloor & Spadina area)
118 Spadina Road
Toronto ON M5R 2T8
Tel: 416-922-5220
E-mail: Web:

Approx. rates
, subject to change:
Single room: $59.00 + Tax/day, Double room: $74.00 + Tax/day. Weekly and Monthly rates available (January 01 to May 31). Victorian home, shared bath, super continental breakfast,cable TV with free movie channels. Free wireless internet service. Kitchen privileges. Non-smoking. Onsite parking, Walk to campus. Environmentally sensitive.

A Woman's Guest Room & Subterranean Guest Rooms
Nestled in the Annex (St George St and Bloor St) At Huron at Bernard
Tel. 416-929-9759 ext. 1
A Woman's Guest Room Amenities:
Upper floor
, Women residents only, includes shared 5 piece washroom, air conditioning, wireless internet in common area, complimentary local calling, local air TV, filtered water, mini-fridge, microwave, dishwasher, not suitable for individuals with cat allergies, in-room fireplace, water coin-op laundry & weekly housekeeping. Rates: From $59/night $410/wk, $1,350/mth.
Subterranean Guest Rooms accommodate mixed residents, men and women includes, Shared kitchen/washroom with shower (no cat). Rates: From $54/night (minimum 3 nights), 378/wk, $1200/mth (4+ months rental rates can be negotiated).
Transit: 5 minute walk to St. George, Spadina & Dupont subway stations, 7 min walk to University of Toronto Campus, 12 min walk to George Brown Casa Loma Campus. From 5 min walk to a variety of Shops and restaurants, museums, Bloor St village and Yorkville. Street parking.
This is a private home, guest rooms & is a Non- smoking property, 3 night minimum stay.

Toronto Townhouse B&B
213 Carlton Street (On Carlton Street, east of Sherbourne St. ) Toronto, Ontario M5A 2K9
Tel: (416) 323.8898
*Click below for pictures

Toll Free Reservations: 1-877.500.O466

We have had many satisfied patrons of the Fields Institute stay with us in the past, and look forward to many more visitors. 213 Carlton, Toronto Townhouse B&B are multiple Toronto Tourism Award Winners! We offer suites, and affordable rooms in the heart of downtown Toronto. Public transit stops at our door. Parking available. FREE Local and Long Distance calling within North America for our in-house guests! FREE Wi-Fi as well!
Approx Rates from $119 and up. Ask about long term condo options for stays of 90 days or more. (*subject to change without notice)

Directions to Field's: Walk west on Carlton Street, which turns into College on the other side of Young Street. Continue walking west for about five and a half blocks to 222 College St.

(20 mins. walk to The Fields Institute)
132 Wells St. (Bloor & Bathurst) - Close to Bathurst TTC
Tel: 416-534-1923 or 534-2388
Click Here to E-Mail
Your Host(s): May and Max
Studio apt. with shared bath & kitchen
Include breakfast and parking. Small fridge, TV, and microwave.
Five minutes walk to subway, cosmopolitan restaurants, theatres and shopping.
$75 - $95 CDN for single
$95 - $110 CDN for double
* Rates subject to change without notice
Cash or Travelers cheque only

Homewood Inn
(20 minute walk to Fields)
65 Homewood Avenue - Sherbourne & Carleton
Tel: 416-920-7944
Fax: 416-920-4091
Host: Dolores Thompson-Wood
Include free parking.
Approx. rates (*subject to change without notice):
Single with shared bath: $70+ tax
Double with shared bath: $80 + tax



Apartments and Longer Term/Sublet Accommodations
(rentals for more than one month)

The Fields Institute actively seeks out long-term accommodation resources for Institute members who are visiting for an extended period of time. Resources will be listed here for your use. All rental arrangements must be made directly between tenant and rental agents or landlords. Fields Institute staff cannot do this on your behalf.
  • Bachelor: $900 - $1000
  • One-bedroom apartment: $1000 - $1500
  • Two-bedroom apartment: $1500 - $2000

Please be aware that Toronto's rental housing vacancy rate is one of the lowest in Canada. Program participants are advised to visit Toronto several months in advance of their stay at the Fields Institute in order to find appropriate accommodation. This is particularly important for members visiting with their families. Approximate rental rates in Toronto are as follows:

Local resources for housing can also be found in the daily Toronto Newspapers.
Daily Newspapers listing classified ads for rental accommodations:

  • Resources
    Private Listings
    If you stay at one of these locations and have issues or compliments regarding your stay, please let us know so we can inform other visitors.


    U of T Real Estate Department -Visting Faculty Housing Program.
    This program provides housing to persons who are professors on staff at another institution and are visiting U of T (which includes The Fields Institute) for research or teaching purposes. Length of stay must be from 3 months to 18 months.

    Minto Furnished Suites15-20 minute walk to Fields.
    Suites in downtown Toronto, a one bedroom apartment on Elm St.
    Yorkville Location
    38 Elm Street Location
    Approx. Rates: $105-155 per night, one month minimum
    Contact (416) 923-1000 or Toll Free at 1-800-667-8483

    On-line Resources

    On-line Toronto apartment search resource, lists local apartments available for rental.


    The Toronto Star -- The Toronto Sun -- The Globe and Mail
    Weekly Newspapers -- Now Magazine

    Shared Accommodation

    Visitors who would like to share accommodation or have a room, apartment or house to share may use this site as a bulletin board. All rental arrangements must be made directly between parties, Fields Institute staff cannot do this on your behalf. Notices or requests for shared accommodation can be sent to

    no postings at this time.



    Bright & Charming Annex/Seaton Village 3 bedroom Home (posted October 21, 2015)
    Available from January 1 to June 30, 2016.

    Walk, Bike or Public transit to U of T, Ryerson. Convenient subway to York. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 office spaces. Newly renovated kitchen. Perennial garden.

    Ideal for small family. Close to good schools, subway, parks and amenities including restaurants and the best independent grocer in the city!

    $ 2900 per month inclusive of Internet, phone, TV. Use of commuter and kids bicycles negotiable.

    Please contact Maggie MacDonald: mem_1<at>

    Images: bedroom, living room, dining room, desk space, kitchen, exterior.


    2 bedroom Penthouse (Toronto - west) (posted June 19, 2015)

    Apartment available for rent at 15 Stafford Street, Toronto (near King and Strachan). The apartment is a penthouse on two floors with two bedrooms and three bathrooms. Downstairs there is an open concept living/dining area with the kitchen, one bathroom, and a small terrace. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a small terrace. The apartment is furnished, and well equipped with anything needed in the kitchen, towels, and bedding. Each bedroom has a queen bed in it. Hydro, cable, internet, and local phone are included in the rent. Laundry facilities are in the apartment. The apartment has an assigned parking spot.

    Facilities in the building include a gym, a party room with ping-pong, a room with a pool table, and a patio. A streetcar stop and a bus stop are near the building. A grocery store is 5 minutes away.

    There are two options for renting the apartment. One can rent the whole apartment for $2,900, including all utilities except long distance call, and the parking spot.

    The other option is renting one of the bedrooms, and I will use the other bedroom when I am in Toronto (about once a week per month dyring the academic year). The renter will have exclusive use of one of the bathrooms, and the use of the living/dining/kitchen ara. The rent in this case will be $1500 incluidng all utilities except long-dstance calls.

    For more information or pictures, contact me at mviola <at > or at 416-551-4971.

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    Detached, 2-story 3-bedroom house in Bloor West Willage (Toronto - West) (posted May 22, 2015)

    An ideal family home in one of Toronto's most sought-after family neighbourhoods. Arts-and-Crafts style, built in 1924. Fully renovated kitchen and bathroom; all the original character preserved (original hardwood floors, functioning wood fireplace, all original trimmings). Landscaped front garden with porch. Back yard with deck, patio set and charcoal BBQ.
    Subway at 15 minutes on foot--bus stop at 4 minutes on foot. The house is in the catchment of outstanding public schools (Runnymede, Humberside collegiate--all walking distance). 4-minute walk to beautiful Beresford park. Bloor street with great shops, restaurants, rich public library, 4 grocery stores, 2 butcher shops, super-market 15 minutes on foot. Parking available directly in front of the house. Car also available for rent. Rates from CAD $2950 (monthly).

    Follow this link for more information and photos.

    Contact alexakis<at>

    Private Detached Coachhouse (Downtown - East) (posted April 1, 2015)

    Beautiful, fully renovated and fully equipped detached coachhouse in historic cabbagetown on tree-lined street, only 7 minutes by street car to fields. Over 650 sq. Feet of living space, with garage available. Shared backyard with bbq. Walking distance to shops, pubs, bars, and groceries. Your home away from home. Owner is faculty member. Rental includes all amenities, wifi. Accommodates up to 4 guests. Short term stay.
    Rates: $130/night (Sunday - Thursday), $145/night (Friday - Saturday). Weekly rate (7 nights): $850. Monthly rate: $3500. Additional $15 for parking if used (city parking also available on street, but a permit must be obtained). Cleaning fee of $65 for entire stay. Prices are all-inclusive of amenities such as linens, heat / hydro, soap, appliance use, etc;
    Location: 338 Berkeley street (Gerrard E. and Parliament).
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    Contact LPROCHON2003<at>

    Condo For Rent (Queen's Quay - Downtown) (reposted Jan. 24, 2015)
    Charming professionally furnished executive 1 bedroom with lake view and view of Toronto Island for rent - downtown Toronto. Easy access to U of T, Ryerson and University Health Network Hospitals. Full ensuite amenities. New stainless steel appliances - Dishwasher/Washer/Dryer. Exceptional amenities- Olympic size pool with outdoor deck for sunning and barbequing; fully equipped gym, squash courts and fitness classes. A ferry away from the island and cycling paths close by... Restaurant and bar with outdoor patio service and room service. Shuttle bus service downtown/uptown and market included. Full security entrance. Parking available and cleaning service if required. Easy access to subway/streetcar/DVP/Gardiner Expressway. No pets/No smoking.
    $2300 starting mid-December 2014.
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    Contact: maradb4 <at>
    416 931 1463

    For rent, Posted Nov. 25, 2014

    furnished, self-contained bachelor apartment:
    furnished room in large two bedroom apartment:

    House for rent, (posted August 25, 2014)
    Home steps from University of Toronto, fully furnished on Elgin Avenue (near Bedford) available from Sept to Dec 15 at $3,250/month. 2 Bedrooms + Study, 4 bathrooms, living room, family room and dining area. Please call 416 986 3843'
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    House for rent August 2014 (posted June 26,2014)
    Google street view
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    Brooklawn Ave, Toronto. Its a quiet two-bedroom house, fully equipped.
    Fields is about 35 minutes by car or about 50 mins by TTC - through a
    convenient combination of a very frequent bus and the subway (Warden or
    Victoria stations).
    $ 1200 CAD/month or 350 CAD/week.
    If interested contact zilmana<at>

    Annex Victorian house, (posted May 7, 2014)
    3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Huge yard, parking,
    all amenities. Available Aug-Sept 2014 for one year.
    Rent: $2500
    please respond to frieda.forman<at>


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