General Travel Information


Convention Headquarters

Sheraton Centre Toronto
123 Queen Street West

Visit the Sheraton Centre Toronto

The Sheraton Centre Toronto is our headquarters hotel; it contains registration, panels, meetings, receptions, the president's address, and more!

(Hotel room block opens September 2018) 



Please Note: our hotel room block is not yet open for the ISA 2019 Annual Convention in Toronto. The hotel will open in the Fall with the release of the Program. Check back here for more information about travel and hotels this fall.

Getting There

Traveling by Car

Several highways, including Highways 2, 401, 407 and the Queen Elizabeth Way, link surrounding cities to Toronto. The nearest Canada-U.S. border crossings are at Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and Windsor. Below are directions to the Sheraton Centre Hotel

  • Take Highway 401 to Don Valley Parkway and head south.
  • Take the exit for Richmond Street and travel west.
  • The hotel is ahead on the right, just past Bay Street.
  • Take Queen Elizabeth Way to Gardiner Expressway.
  • Take the Jarvis Street Exit and turn left onto Jarvis.
  • Turn left onto Richmond Street East.
  • Continue on Richmond Street for 3 blocks.
  • The hotel is ahead on the right, just past Bay Street.
  • Take Highway 401 East to Highway 427 South.
  • Proceed onto Queen Elizabeth Way heading into downtown.
  • Toronto and then east to the Gardiner Expressway.
  • The hotel is ahead on the right, just past Bay Street.
  • Take the Jarvis Street Exit and turn left onto Jarvis.
  • Turn left onto Richmond Street East.
  • Continue on Richmond Street for 3 blocks.
  • The hotel is ahead on the right, just past Bay Street.
  • Take Highway 400 to Highway 401.
  • Travel east to the Don Valley Parkway.
  • Take the Richmond Street Exit and travel west.
  • The hotel is ahead on the right, just past Bay Street.
  • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel Parking
  • Valet Parking at a rate of $50.00 CAD (+HST) and $55.00 CAD (+HST) per night for oversize vehicles, subject to change with unlimited in and out privileges.
  • Local Downtown Toronto Pay Parking Lots
  • Within close proximity of the Sheraton Centre Hotel, there are several pay-lots that offer parting options from the half hour – overnight.

Travel Notes

Need a Visa?

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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