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Where to stay in Toronto near Scotiabank Arena and Rogers Centre?



Formerly known as Air Canada Centre, Scotiabank is a multi-purpose arena located on Bay Street in the South Core neighborhood of Downtown, Toronto, Canada. The Scotiabank Arena is home to the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association and the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League.


Rogers Center is a multi-purpose stadium with a retractable roof located in Downtown, Toronto, Canada. Located on the Southwest side of the CN Tower near the northern shore of Lake Ontario. Opened in 1989 on the former Railway Lands, it is home to the Toronto Blue Jays of the Major League Baseball.


The following article will look at both the services offered, and events hosted by Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and Rogers Centre located in downtown Toronto. For more on Avalon Suites guides, you can visit the blog link on where to stay, dine, and visit while you stay in the Yorkville, Toronto area.

Scotiabank Arena



Scotiabank Arean is Canada’s premier sports and entertainment venue and home to the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, NBA’s Toronto Raptors, and NLL’s Toronto Rock. It has been recognized with over 40 industry awards highlighting accessibility, security, fan service, environmental commitment, sales, and box office service. In full service, Scotiabank Arean can host 19,800 basketball seats, 18,800 hockey seats, 19,800 full house concerts, and 5,200 theatre seats.

Upcoming Scotiabank Arena events include James Taylor & His All-Star Band with Bonnie Raitt, Harry Styles- Love on Tour, Tame Impala, Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin, Stars on Ice, Maluma, Kane Brow with Special Guests: Jordan Davis & Restless Road, The Weekend: The After-Hours Tour, Bad Bunny, Justin Bieber, The Dude Perfect 2021 Tour, and Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever World Tour.


Planning your visit to the Scotiabank Arena for an upcoming event is simple and easy. Scotiabank Arena is located at the northwest corner of Lakeshore Blvd. West and Bay St. in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. And they offer thousands of parking spaces used by residents and office employees as well. By public transportation and walking, the Scotiabank Arena is also connected to the well-known PATH system, providing covered access to the downtown core. With convenient access from Union Station – it is a climate-controlled public space with retail, services, and food shops.

Rogers Centre



Current known as the Rogers Centre, it is a world-class entertainment facility that has been home to the Toronto Blue Jays since June 5, 1989. The stadium is best known for its retractable roof which is one of many innovations that can be found for a stadium ahead of its time. Previously known as the SkyDome it was renamed Rogers Centre on February 2, 2005.


Fans of the Roger’s Centre Blue Jays can experience stadium tours for a behind-the-scenes look at the sports complex, with an expert guide that will walk you through the championship baseball, architectural innovation, and entertainment special. It is a perfect starting point for any tourist or sports fan to see what the city has to offer. Tickets can be purchased the day of the desired tour from the Jays Shop located inside the Rogers Centre at Gate 5.


The Rogers Centre is most well-known for hosting and being home to the Toronto Blue Jays of the Major League Baseball. Rogers Centre also hosts concerts featuring Elton John, Lady Gaga – The Chromatic Ball, The BTS Map of the Soul Tour - North America World Tour, Guns N’ Roses – North American Tour, and Green Day | Fall Out Boy | Weezer.


The Rogers Centre is located on Rogers Centre 1 Blue Jays Way Toronto, ON M5V 1J1, Canada. Walking distance to the CN Tower and Ripley’s Aquarium, right outside of Union station. It is accessible through walking, and parking in underground and local Toronto garages for monthly, daily, and hourly rates.

Short-Term Rentals



If you are planning to stay with us at Avalon Suites Toronto, we are at 155 Yorkville Avenue. From Avalon Suites Yorkville to the Scotiabank Arena, the commute by public transit is 15-minutes and a 10-minute car ride. From Avalon Suites Yorkville to Rogers Centre, it is 25-40 minutes by public transit or on an 11-minutes by car ride.


There are also many advantages to staying with Avalon Suites Yorkville. Each of our suites comes with a fully furnished kitchen with kitchen appliances such as a microwave, stovetop, fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster, and Nespresso machine. Suites also have an in-suite washer and dryer, a Smart Tv, and complimentary Wi-Fi, access to a gym and fitness Centre, conference room, and concierge service.

Avalon Suites Yorkville



More than a hotel room, Avalon Suites have more than 2x the space and are fully furnished. In Avalon Suites, you will be able to find amenities not available in a hotel room. Such as a cooking stovetop, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso machine, and microwave. Need to do laundry? We also have an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer for your convenience. Avalon Suites offers more than just a fully stocked kitchen, staying with us includes access to a fitness center and gym, concierge service, and meeting facilities. Suites also have sweeping views of city views of Yorkville, Toronto, modern furniture, and friendly working spaces. Including complimentary wi-fi, smart tv with access to cable, Netflix, YouTube, Prime, and more.


Located within walking distance to Wholefoods, Avalon Suites is perfect for your employee corporate relocation. You can make grocery shopping trips and cook up meals in your kitchen just like if you were at home. If you are not in the mood to cook, Yorkville is surrounded by several takeout's and dine-in restaurants, check out our blog Best Restaurants for Takeout Near our Short-term Rentals for more. And looking for an experience while you are in Toronto and want to explore? Look at our blog Things to do Around Bloor-Yorkville for local tourist destinations to visit on your days off.


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