2015 ONPHA Conference and Trade Show

Hotel and Travel

Accommodations, Travel Information, Sightseeing

Toronto skyline

Accommodations | Travel Information | Parking | Sightseeing


Our host hotel the Sheraton Centre is currently fully booked. The following are recommended nearby hotels but please note ONPHA does not have a room block/discount at these establishments

Eaton Chelsea Hotel

33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4
Phone: 416-595-1975 or 1-800-243-5732

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre

525 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 2L2
Phone: 416-597-9200

Novotel Toronto Centre

45 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON M5E 1W2
Phone:416-367-8900 or 1-800-668-6835
You may receive a discounted rate when quoting Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association if rooms are available.

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Sold out

123 Queen Street West, Toronto ON M5H 2M9

The Sheraton Centre Toronto is located in downtown Toronto across from City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square. It is linked underground to more than 10kms of shops, restaurants and services, and direct access to Queen subway station. All of this year’s sessions, events and the trade show will be located in this building.

Group rate

Until September 20, 2015, we have negotiated a preferred rate at the Sheraton Centre Toronto. Single and double rooms will start at $219 per night, plus taxes and fees. Book now, limited rooms are available. Be sure to identify yourself as a delegate of the ONPHA conference.

Reservations can be made:

*Rate will be available three days prior and three days after the conference date, subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation. Book early to take advantage of our preferred rate!

*An early departure fee of one night’s stay will apply if a delegate checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date.


The hotel is wheelchair accessible. On-site signage will identify wheelchair accessible routes.


By public transit (TTC)

The hotel is located on the south side of Queen Street between the Yonge subway line’s Queen stop and the University subway line’s Osgoode stop. Direct underground access to the hotel is available from the Queen stop. The Queen streetcar (route 501) also stops outside the hotel.

By car

From the west:

  • Highway 401 to southbound Highway 427
  • Follow Highway 427 to the eastbound QEW / Gardiner Expressway
  • Exit at York St.
  • Travel north to Queen St. W.
  • Turn right, the hotel is on the south side.

From the east:

  • Highway 401 to the southbound Don Valley Parkway
  • Exit at Richmond St. and travel west to York St.
  • The hotel is on the north side of Richmond St. at York St.

By train or coach bus

Union Station is a 10-minute walk away. The Toronto Coach Terminal is a 5-minute walk. Both can be accessed underground.

By air

Air Canada
Air Canada is providing a 10% discount on eligible fares for delegates attending the 2015 ONPHA Conference and Trade Show. To book a flight with your promotion code, access aircanada.com and enter your promotion code in the search panel. The promotion code: RFTQNCZ1. *Note: the discount will only be available if a minimum of 10 delegates travelling to Toronto for the conference. ONPHA is not responsible to guarantee the discount.

Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines is offering a 15% discount on available fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from 2015 ONPHA Conference and Tradeshow. Please book online at www.flyporter.com using promo code ONPHA15.

Transportation from Pearson Airport to downtown Toronto

  • Take Union Pearson Express: In just 25 minutes you can get to downtown Toronto! Click on it to learn more information.
  • Take Toronto Transit Commission: 192 bus takes you to Kipling subway station.
  • Take a cab: Pearson International is a 30-minute taxi ride (approx. $60).


Sheraton Centre Toronto

Valet parking at the hotel is $50 per day which includes in and out and overnight. There is limited parking and it is first-come, first-served.

Green P

The Green P parking garage is located across the street from the hotel at 110 Queen Street West (Nathan Phillips Square Garage). Rate is $2.50/ half hour. There is an underground connection from the garage to the hotel.

Click here for a map showing Green P parking locations.

Sightseeing in Toronto: ONPHA staff's top spots

If you’ve already checked off all the “must-dos” in the Toronto guide book, why not try something new this year? ONPHA staff have compiled a few of their favorite places to spend a lazy afternoon, take in some culture or enjoy a culinary adventure!

Enjoy dinner and a show. Stop by the Senator Restaurant at 249 Victoria Street for classic diner dishes. Then, head to the Ed Mirvish Theatre (Yonge St. and Dundas St.) for Motown: The Musical, a toe-tapping tale about Berry Gordy, who founded Motown records. (Sunny Chen)

Visit a museum. If you like your art cut from a different cloth, check out The Textile Museum of Canada (Dundas St. W. and Bay St.). This collection contains more than 12,000 artifacts and spans almost 2,000 years and 200 regions. (Susan Easton)

Explore. Explore unique cafes, restaurants and shops in Baldwin Village, just north of the AGO at Baldwin Ave. and McCaul St. This cozy enclave is filled with one-of-a-kind boutiques where you can find that great piece of art or vinyl record you didn’t know you were looking for. (Coly Chau)

Waterfront. See the newly revitalized waterfront. Grab a gelato from Lavazza at Queen’s Quay and Lower Simcoe St., and enjoy a leisurely walk along the lake. Or, head west to the Amsterdam Brewery and sip a local beer while watching sailboats and tall ships go by. (Christina Friend-Johnston)

Believe it or not. Ripley’s has opened an aquarium in Toronto! Located next to the CN Tower, it’s the best way to experience marine life from around the globe while staying completely dry. (Pam Page)

Chinatown. No visit to Toronto’s Chinatown is complete without a trip to Mother’s Dumplings (421 Spadina Ave., just south of College St.). Try the pan-fried pork and bak choi dumplings, or the boiled chives and noodles dumplings for a taste of delicious Chinese comfort food. (Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy)

Toast the night away. The Town Crier Pub, which serves German and Belgian food, has 50 beers on tap, as well as an impressive selection of Trappist beer in bottles. It’s a cozy, unpretentious stop for beer enthusiasts. (Stephanie Butler)