MaRS Centre for Impact Investing
101 College Street, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M5G 1L7
Map & Directions
The MaRS Centre is located at 101 College St., Toronto, Ont. The Collaboration Centre (conference facility) is located in the MaRS Centre, South Tower. MaRS is easily accessible by major modes of transportation, with direct access to public transit.


MaRS is located just steps east of the Queen's Park subway station at the corner of College Street and University Avenue. Services connect to Go Trains at Union Station.


The College streetcar stops at the corner of Elizabeth and College streets at the north-east corner of the MaRS Centre.
By charter bus
The main Toronto bus terminal is located a five-minute walk south of the MaRS Centre on Elizabeth Street.
By car

From Lester B. Pearson International Airport

  • Start going toward the Airport Exit on Terminal Access Rd. - go 0.3 km
  • Continue on Aeroquay Cres. - go 0.3 km
  • Take left ramp onto ON-409 - go 5.8 km
  • ON-409 becomes Macdonald-Cartier FWY - go 0.3 km
  • Macdonald-Cartier FWY becomes ON-401 - go 8.5 km
  • Take ramp onto William R Allen Rd. - go 4.0 km
  • Take left ramp toward Eglinton Ave. W. - go < 0.1 km
  • Turn left on Eglinton Ave. W. - go 1.0 km
  • Turn right on Bathurst St. - go 5.1 km
  • Turn left on College St. - go 1.6 km
  • Arrive at 101 College St.

From Union Station, Toronto

  • Start on University Ave (at Front St. W. & University Ave. in Toronto) going toward Heenan Pl. (northward) - go 1.8 km
  • Turn right on College St. - go 200 m
  • Arrive at 101 College St.
Parking at MaRS

Underground parking is available at the MaRS Centre at a cost of $4 per half hour, to a maximum of $18. The MaRS Centre underground lot can be accessed via Elizabeth Street, just south of College Street on the west side of the road. Substantial additional parking is available at a host of parking garages and above ground lots within a two-block radius.

Monday To Friday

5am-5pm $4 per 30 mins $18 daily max (to 5am)

5pm-5am $4 per 30 mins $8 evening max

Saturday, Sunday, Holidays

5am-5pm $4 per 30 mins $8 daily max (to 5am)

5pm-5am $4 per 30 mins $8 evening max

Nearby Parking

Here's a handy google map to help you navigate to a range of other parking options within easy walking distance of MaRS.

The following hotels offer preferred rates to MaRS guests:

The Marriott Courtyard

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 our Reservation office at 1-800-847-5075. Please request the MaRS Discovery District rate.

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

From $375 per room, per night. Blackout dates will apply during March 3-5, 2013, May 13-18, 2013 & Toronto Film Festival, September 5- 13, 2013 (inclusive). Please call the Reservation Department at 416-928-7311 or via email at

Eaton Chelsea Hotel

From $155/room/night. Please enter Corporate/Promotion code MDD to access our rates. The Eaton Chelsea Hotel is the closest hotel to MaRS.

Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre

From $132 per room, per night to $142 in high season. Contact them at reservations@hitorontodowntown or 416-977-6655.

InterContinental Hotel Toronto

Rates: Low Season $199.00 & High Season $219.00 Low: Jan, Feb, Mar, July, Aug, Dec High: Apr, May, June, Sept, Oct, Nov. Please call the Reservation Department at 416-960-5200 or via email at and mention MaRS Corp ID 100303130

Hyatt Regency Toronto

From $189/night.