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Places to Stay near Manulife Centre Toronto Head Office

Manulife Centre is in the Bloor Yorkville area at 55 Bloor Street West. Manulife Centre newly redeveloped building has a 3-floor concourse that has everything employees, executives, and guest needs from day to day to special event dates. The Manulife Centre is also home to Canada’s first Eataly, and there are boutique retail shops and convenient services located throughout the property. You can find a dry cleaner, an optometrist, a VIP movie theater, a specialty grocery store, a bookstore, a drugstore, delicious restaurants, GoodLife Fitness, the LCBO, and so much more. Working or living near the Manulife Centre building is a lifestyle.

Therefore, no matter your reason for searching for a place to stay neat the Manulife Centre in downtown Toronto, this article will be going through some important information about the head office, corporate relocation, and temporary stays in the Bloor-Yorkville location, as well as introduce Avalon Suites Yorkville.

If you are planning on a corporate relocation to the Manulife Centre, Avalon Suites Yorkville offers an in-depth article on Corporate Relocation: Everything to Know.


Corporate Relocation

Employee relocation, commonly referred to as corporate relocation is when a business organization moves a long-term or permanent employee from one location to another. There are many reasons an organization would offer an employee a corporate relocation. It could be to fill an open position, to work on a new international/domestic project with another department, career development and advancement, and more.

There are many advantages to your corporate relocation to Yorkville, Toronto. Toronto is one of the fastest-growing cities in North America and was connected through 6 neighborhoods giving it the name The Six. No matter which residential neighborhood you are looking forward to moving into, there's one for your lifestyle and budget. You may have even heard of synonyms such as the GTA for the greater Toronto area, but keep in mind that corporate relocation usually means you will be closed downtown.

Downtown Toronto is split into districts and common ones you will visit for the duration of your corporate relocation here may include the discover district, distillery district, financial district, entertainment district, fashion district, Alexandra Park, The Annex, Cabbage Town, City Place, Chinatown. Church and Wellesley, Garden district, Harborfront, Kensington Market, Regent Park, South Core, St. Lawrence Market, and Yorkville.

If you are looking for more information on corporate relocation, you can look for Avalon Suites Yorkville guides: What is in a Corporate Relocation Package, What is Corporate Relocation for Employees in Toronto, and What to Know for your Next Corporate Relocation in Yorkville Toronto.



Manulife Centre located at the southeast corner of Bloor and Bay is easy to reach by foot, car, or transit.

By Car- Head to Bloor Street and take it west to Balmuto Street. Turn left on Balmuto, then right onto Charles Street West and there you’ll find the entrance to our underground parking garage.

Parking Information – Manulife Centre also offers 1,000 spacious parking options with 6 feet clearance, equipped with a customer service desk on the concourse level, and conveniently located paying machines. You can even get 2 hours of free parking complimentary of Manulife Centre with a receipt of $50+ in stores located on the property.

By Public Transit- Get off the Subway either at the Bloor-Yonge or Bay Station. Then walk the short distance from either station above ground or via the underground pathway to 55 Bloor Street West.

Manulife Centre is located on Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M4W 1A5 making it a very short and convenient walk of 10-minutes if you choose to stay at Avalon Suites Yorkville.


Avalon Suites Yorkville

Avalon premium luxury suites offer a fully equipped kitchen, filled with cooking utensils; pots, pans, boards, dishes, cups, cutlery, and equipment such as a fridge, freezer, microwave, and dishwasher all in one suite. Even more, each Avalon Suites has an in-suite washer and dryer, allowing you to feel just at home being able to do your own laundry without the hassle of housekeeping and additional services. Every suite also has access to internet and wife services, smart televisions for your cable, Netflix, Prime, or YouTube viewing, complimentary coffee, tea, and bathroom necessities.

Additionally, Avalon Suites have an in-building fitness center and gym, and conference room safely available to be booked, alongside 24/7 concierge services. Located in the heart of Yorkville intersecting Yorkville Avenue and Avenue Road, not only will you get sweeping views of the city, however, you are located minutes to premium dining experiences, shopping departments, tourist destinations, and a Wholefoods supermarket for your in-suite cooking needs.

Check out our blog for even more information.

Contact us at 416.731.1372 to learn more about our suites and to book!

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