At 11 Charlotte St, the King Charlotte sits at home in Toronto’s Entertainment District. This area has something for everyone, with world-class shopping, theatre, four professional sports teams at their home venues, nightlife, dining and cultural attractions! It is also home to a vibrant business community, making this a good destination for those who love to work hard and play hard. Many of the city’s most famous landmarks can be found within the heart of the Toronto Entertainment District. These include, but are not limited to, the CN Tower, the Rogers Centre, the Air Canada Centre, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Canada’s Walk of Fame, Roy Thompson Hall, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
The Entertainment District is also where some of Toronto’s best food can be found. The King Charlotte is surrounded on all sides by a range of delightfully different restaurants, pubs and bars such as Marben, Buona Notte, Touhenboku Ramen, the Rivoli, even Wayne Gretzky’s. Fancy am activity filled day out on a free weekend? The Entertainment District has you covered here too, with shops offering excellent drop in activities such as cooking and pottery classes.
The Entertainment District is bordered by the Financial District to the east, Spadina Avenue to the west, Queen Street West to the north and the Gardiner Expressway to the south. Located nearby are King Subway Station and Toronto’s Union Station – the hub for rail and bus transportation, with access to GO Transit, Via Rail and the TTC. Many streetcar lines also run through the district including the Queen and King Streetcars, connecting to the Yonge-University-Spadina line, and the Spadina Streetcar, connecting to the Bloor-Danforth line. For those who drive, there are two nearby interchanges to the Gardiner Expressway, which connects to a broader highway network and the Toronto Airports.