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13 best Airbnbs in Toronto from Downtown to The Annex

From urban cottages to stylish lofts, here's how to experience The 6ix

Georgia Evans
Jennifer Banful
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Georgia Evans
Jennifer Banful

Toronto is Canada's largest municipality and is often lovingly referred to as 'The6ix' for this reason. And because of Drake, of course. Other charming nicknames like Hogtown, Little York and Queen City really give you a taste of the native sense of humour here. Torontonians will welcome you with banter, and happily give you the low-down on what's good in their city. The CN Tower, Kensington Market, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and so much more are must-sees during your visit.

After a busy day of exploring and meeting new people, you want to go back to somewhere that feels like home. Whether it's a sky-high apartment decked out in modern furnishings or a welcoming urban cottage with vintage decor, these Airbnbs in Toronto are full of character. Have a scroll through them all here. 

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, it’s our mission to help you make your trip as smooth sailing as possible. For this, we've based our list on top reviews, hosts and amenities to find you all the best stays whatever your budget. You might come across the odd affiliate link but rest assured, they have no influence on our editorial content – we pinky swear. For more info, see our affiliate guidelines.

The best Toronto Airbnbs

1870s home near Old Toronto
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1. 1870s home near Old Toronto

If you're a sucker for modern design, head to this remodelled 1870s Row House. You'll be staying just a short stroll from St Lawrence Market and Distillery District, while great cafes, restaurants and bars are all close by. The perfect place for a vacation in Toronto, this two-bedroom home is right in the heart of the buzzing downtown area. Once you're done exploring, you've got a relaxing place to go back to, including a king-sized bed lit up by a large rose chandelier, a large dining area and a state-of-the-art kitchen. The exterior is a chic black-and-white colour scheme, blending old and new influences seamlessly. 

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Classic, modern. 
Location perks? The heated floors, Foster mattresses, and complimentary toiletries are just a few of the perks here that will get your stay off on the right foot. 
Budget range? A luxury few nights with the family.

Rooftop apartment with CN Tower Views
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2. Rooftop apartment with CN Tower Views

Visiting Toronto in the summer? This Airbnb comes with its own balcony, giving you plenty of opportunities to top up your tan with a cocktail to hand. Inside, you'll see the home has rustic exposed bricks and a cool, grey colour palette, with a slouchy L-shaped sofa acting as the perfect sanctuary for post-shopping relaxation sessions. What's more, you'll be overlooking the CN Tower, which is a quintessential Toronto staple. Complete with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, it's a comfortable stay for any kind of family. 

Rooms? Four bedrooms. Sleeps eight guests. 
The mood? Bright and contemporary. 
Location perks? A little way away from this quiet residential street, you'll find grocery stores, cute little boutiques, coffee shops and a variety of cuisines. 
Budget range? It's a pricey one, with a 28-day minimum stay.  Ideal for a large group vacation.  

Luxurious Annex/Yorkville apartment
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3. Luxurious Annex/Yorkville apartment

This luxury Airbnb in Toronto has an abundance of characterful touches. We're talking bare brick walls, open fireplaces, stained glass walls and more. The Heritage Victorian Brownstone is just walking distance of the subway, restaurants and sights like Casa Loma and the Royal Ontario Museum & Yorkville. Sprawling across 1300 sq feet, there's one spacious bedroom, a large living-dining space and a kitchen with modern amenities, all finished off with hardwood flooring for extra warmth. A top spot for planting your roots during a city break. 

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Urban, cozy, chic. 
Location perks? This dream home away from is a breeze when it comes to getting around – just moments from the subway and the trendy DuPont, where you'll find a tonne of great food spots, bars and shops.
Budget range? A high-end family vacation or a decently-priced break for four. 
Time Out Tip: Pay @915dupont a little visit while you're in town. No regular Coffee shop, here you'll find a Hi-Fi listening bar with multiple rooms, delicious brews and cocktails. 

Treetop home Roncesvalles Avenue
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4. Treetop home Roncesvalles Avenue

Giving you five-star luxury without a massive price tag, this is an Instagram-worthy Airbnb in Toronto. There's Scandi decor, impressive views, heated flooring, three large bedrooms and a full kitchen, all flooded with light. It's a former family home, so with all of its contemporary features, you'll get a sense of comfortableness. If it's warm enough, you've got the decking out back and the barbecue for enjoying a little alfresco action.  

Rooms? Three bedrooms. Sleeps 10 guests. 
The mood? Dreamy floor-to-ceiling views. 
Location perks? The neighbourhood of Roncesvalles Avenue has a great selection of things to do, along with great views of Lake Ontario. 
Budget range? A complete bargain.

Condo in the clouds at CN Tower
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5. Condo in the clouds at CN Tower

Be right in the hustle and bustle of Toronto's financial core, right opposite the CN Tower to be exact. You'll watch over city slickers heading to high-octane office jobs while sipping your morning coffee overlooking the lake. The executive-style condo is great for businesspeople and tourists alike, thanks to its neat interiors that maximise the compact space. As well as offering a stylish place to crash, it's got a recreation area downstairs with a swimming pool, sauna and gym. Perfect for a post-exploring splash around.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps three guests. 
The mood? Sleek and modern. 
Location perks? enjoy stunning view of Toronto while being within walking distance of Union Station, Scotia Bank Arena and the Harbofront.  
Budget range? Moderately-priced. 

Apartment in Trinity Bellwoods Toronto
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6. Apartment in Trinity Bellwoods Toronto

If you're looking to explore the area of Trinity Bellwoods, this renovated Victorian home is one chic spot to do so. Decorated with thoughtful art and curated decor, it's got a white colour scheme with splashes of colour that bring it to life. With two bedrooms, it's great for small families or couples who like a little extra luxury. The neighbourhood is walkable, with Ossington Avenue, Little Italy, Parkdale, Kensington Market and the west end waterfront all close by. There are also plenty of cracking restaurants too if you're looking for date night ideas. 

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Four guests. 
The mood? Bright and contemporary. 
Location perks? Lap up the natural light, gorgeous artwork and get lost in one of the many titles on the bookshelf. Go wild.
Budget range? Not too shabby for a long-haul visit. 

City views from the Financial District
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7. City views from the Financial District

Immerse yourself in cosmopolitan living with a stay at this apartment in the Financial District. Perched on the 40th floor of a postmodern boutique hotel, this condo is decked out with plenty of modern features. There are floor-to-ceiling windows filling the room with natural light, chic granite countertops for prepping your meals and access to the spa within Pantages Hotel. Really, is there no better way to eat your dinner than overlooking the city? We doubt it. Soak up all of the city in its lit-up glory from night until day.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? Sauve, understated. 
Location perks? We love a cool open-concept layout especially when it's accompanied by skyline views. 
Budget range? An affordable couples weekend.

Boutique condo in Annex
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8. Boutique condo in Annex

This chic studio Airbnb is found in the Annex area of Toronto, just minutes from popular areas like Yorkville and Christie Pitts Park. A boutique stay that's close to all sorts of sights around the city. A good choice for working, being a tourist or visiting family, it's modern yet comfortable with some pretty epic views of the city. If you're having some downtime in the apartment, you've got a SmartTV, Bose sound system and dedicated A/C to help you unwind.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? Not Toronto flooring us with yet another contemporary stunner. 
Location perks? Would a private balcony and ensuite washer dry sweeten the deal?
Budget range? A cheap and cheerful few nights.

Guesthouse in Downtown Core
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9. Guesthouse in Downtown Core

Looking for somewhere to stay in Toronto with its own garden? This guesthouse is just what you need. Coming to life in the summer months, its outdoor space is filled with lush fauna, comfy garden furniture and heaps of natural light. You'll be in your own private space, detached from the main house, in a home that's complete with quirky touches like custom furniture. Plus, the hosts have gone the extra mile by adding 15 different teas and coffees, over 200 DVDs and a free bottle of wine when booking for over two nights.  

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests. 
The mood? Comfy local vibes.
Location perks? Conveniently located close to downtown. Besides this, you'll love how cozy this place is with custom-made furnishings that add style and comfort. 
Budget range? A decent price for a month-long trip. 

Luxury home in Toronto city centre
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10. Luxury home in Toronto city centre

This is a big house, made for big groups. A six-bedroom home in the Victoria Village area, it comfortably sleeps twelve guests in its large bedrooms. The rest of the house is just as large, with a modern shared kitchen, dining room with high wood-panelled ceilings and garden that's perfect for entertaining in the summer months. You might get a little lost at first, but there's something quite spectacular about opening door after door to each whopping big space. 

Rooms? Six bedrooms. Sleeps 12 guests. 
The mood? Iced out. 
Location perks? Just 15 minutes away from Torronto's Entertainment District.
Budget range? Moderately-priced for a large group vacation.

Home in the Downtown City Center
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11. Home in the Downtown City Center

This condo is right in the middle of the city, in the Entertainment District to be exact. Feel thoroughly entertained by the assortment of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants sprinkled on every corner, as well as Ripley's Aquarium, CN Tower, Rogers Centre and Scotiabank Arena. With its all-white and cream colour scheme, hardwood floors and natural textures, it's a plush pad that'll make you feel like a real VIP. Is there any better feeling than standing by a huge window, sipping fizz like a supervillain? We think not.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? The ultra glam oasis. 
Location perks? This trendy light-filled apartment offers breathtaking views and easy access to Queen West, King Street and Osogoode Subway. 
Budget range? A luxury getaway for two. 

Vintage-style apartment in the Annex
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12. Vintage-style apartment in the Annex

Couples' getaways don't get much better than this. Enjoy a long weekend in Toronto while staying at this vintage-style modern apartment. Its own unit of a semi-detached home is filled with unique touches, such as the stained-glass window from the famed Honest Ed's store. The kitchen has a custom backsplash, while you'll find custom woodwork scattered throughout the home. Extra comfort comes from the heated flooring, perfect for wintery Toronto weather.  

Rooms? A shared house with two double beds. 
The mood? Antique modern. 
Location perks? A stone's throw from Casa Loma and the Royal Ontario Museum. 
Budget range? Budget-friendly 

Explore Ossington Ave from a brick rowhouse
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13. Explore Ossington Ave from a brick rowhouse

Ossington Avenue is easily one of Toronto's most exciting neighbourhoods, so this urban cottage has got a winning location. Priding itself on being a calm oasis from the city surrounding it, the stay is set on two floors of an interior designer's home, complete with a large dining room, fully-equipped kitchen, welcoming living room and a spacious green garden that even has its fire pit. It's somewhere created with couples holidays in mind.

Rooms? One bed in a shared house.
The mood? Hipster hideout. 
Location perks? Enjoy a private suite across two floors all to yourself in the gorgeous Trinity Bellwooods. 
Budget range? A wallet-friendly weekend away. 


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