Catering 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 use locally sourced food whenever possible.

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:

  • Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre: Travellers and Travel Bookers alike can make bookings at the Holiday Inn by calling (416) 977-6655 or emailing reservations and quoting “MaRS Discovery District”.
  • Chelsea Hotel: Rates from $147 (January – April, November – December) to $159 (May to October) per room, per night. Room reservations can be made on the Chelsea Hotel website, by calling toll free 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732), by email: or by fax: 416-585-4302 and requesting the MaRS Discovery District rate.