Toronto holds all kinds of hidden gems, including tucked away cozy lofts, charming studio spaces, and fancy condos with gorgeous views. For those looking to explore the city’s nooks and crannies, there are all kinds of cool, fun spaces—you just need to know where to look! Here is a list of unique Airbnb rentals offered around the city.
This loft is an open, one-of-a-kind space located in The Annex. It’s the little details that make this loft appealing to the eye, including a floating staircase, exposed brick walls, diamond grille patterns on its windows, and high ceilings. The loft is very spacious, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and is located right next to the Spadina subway.
Price: $301 per night
Looking to stay as close as possible to Toronto’s waterfront? Airbnb offers a variety of boat rentals. This particular listing is a spacious boat bed and breakfast parked right on Toronto’s Harbourfront on Queens Quay. With three guest bedrooms, guests have access to the whole boat (minus the kitchen and captain’s quarters) and its host offers complimentary, homemade breakfast every morning.
Price: $176 per night
This futuristic, open concept loft in Queen West is completely wired, to say the least. Its exposed wood beams and brick walls are juxtaposed with the fact that everything in the apartment is hooked up to an iPad, making it a cool combination of classic and modern. Everything from the locks and lights to the temperature and blinds are controllable via the host’s iPad or the guest’s iPhone. At night, guests can light up the apartment in all kinds of colours with its digital lighting setup—the host even created preset themes for basic activities like reading, watching movies, and enjoying a few drinks with friends.
Price: $178 per night
Located in The Danforth, this modern home was once a warehouse and was converted by its owner into an eclectic, secluded two bedroom house within a five minute walk from the subway. With a wood stove fireplace and a rooftop jacuzzi, this listing offers a unique Airbnb experience in the city.
Price: $700 per night
For those interested in something unique but a little more affordable, this New York style studio apartment is just the ticket. Located on Dundas West in Little Portugal, this beautifully furnished apartment boasts a rustic feel, with exposed brick walls and bare wood floors and ceilings. The window opens up to a classic, old style balcony with a charming view of the city streets.
Price: $80 per night
This three bedroom penthouse is located right in the heart of downtown Toronto and boasts a view of both the waterfront and the city. This space is sparsely furnished with 3000 sq. feet of floor space, making it perfect for a gathering or group of friends to splurge on. Its white pillars and endless open windows will make you feel like one of the lawyers on Suits.
Price: $900 per night
With a great location in downtown Toronto, this unique loft is close to everything you need, and also hosts a life of its own. Advertised for the artist or musician, this apartment is perfect for honing creative energy. With a variety of musical instruments and painting equipment available to its guests, including brushes and easels, this is the kind of place one escapes to in search of fresh inspiration.
Price: $204 per night
This listing is all about its location. Situated right in the heart of Kensington Market, this two bedroom apartment absorbs the character of one of the most vibrant neighbourhoods in Toronto. With a simply decorated interior, including brightly painted walls, the entrance to this apartment is set comfortably back from the busy street, and is surrounded by vintage shopping, great food, friendly cafes, and live music in the streets.
Price: $250 per night
Located at Bloor and Avenue, this listing has a solid location in central Toronto as well as a killer patio view. Just a few steps away from markets, cafes, restaurants, the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum, this two-storey luxurious and spacious condo is perfect for those with extravagant taste.
Price: $550 per night
This mansion is located right on the Bluffs in Scarborough Village with a stunning, panoramic view of the water. Although this location is about a 20-minute drive from downtown Toronto, it’s only about a five minute drive to the subway. However, I doubt anyone who snatches this place up for a night or two would want to leave.
Price: $1400 per night