Collaboration Centre ServicesCatering services

MaRS is proud to work closely with a variety of Toronto’s best caterers. We are committed to local cuisine and to reducing our environmental footprint. Our catering partners serve top-rated local wines and Local Food Plus helps ensure we keep improving in these areas.

Hotel accommodations

Visitors can take advantage of preferred rates for hotels and ground transportation services in the vicinity of MaRS. Relax in comfortable and affordable rooms located within walking distance of MaRS. Group rates are quoted separately. Note that at certain times of the year, group rates could be lower or higher than the individually negotiated rates. Additionally black-out dates could apply. Please contact each hotel for the latest applicable rates.

Preferred hotels:

  • The Marriott Courtyard: Rates from $139 per room/night during January, February, March, April, July, August, November and December, and $169 per room per night during May, June, September and October. All reservations for this preferred corporate rate can be made directly through the Reservation Office at 1-800-847-5075. Please request the MaRS Discovery District rate.
  • Four Seasons Hotel Toronto: Rates from $375 per room, per night. Please call the Reservation Department at 416-928-7311 or via email at
  • Chelsea Hotel: Rates from $144 (December to April) to $152 (May to November) per room, per night. Request the MaRS Discovery District discount rate here.
  • Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre: Rates start at $122 per room, per night. Request the MaRS Discovery District rate here or book via email at or call 416-977-6655. Mention “Corp ID 100303130”.
  • InterContinental Hotel Toronto: Rates from $199 during the low season and $219 during the high season (Low: January, February, March, July, August, December; High: April, May, June, September, October, November). Please call the Reservation Department at 416-960-5200 or via email at and mention “MaRS Corp ID 100303130”.

Preferred ground transportation

Global Alliance Worldwide Chauffeured Services Ltd. offers rates within Toronto starting at $68. To book a vehicle, please call the 24-hour reservation number at 1-800-267-0122 ext. 1 or 416-410-3555 ext. 1. Use the reference code: MaRS0809“. For large group transfers, please call 416-849-9368.