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Storage Units in

Toronto, ON

Looking for clean and secure storage units in Toronto, Ontario? SmartStop Self Storage has convenient locations and storage options near North York City Centre, Kensington Market, Leslieville, Port Credit, and Centennial Park.

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Storage Locations in Toronto

Moving to Toronto, ON

Living in Toronto, ON

Toronto is a city in the Toronto Metropolitan Area. With a population of 2.9 million, it is both the capital of Ontario and Canada's largest city. It's one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, and has earned its nickname of "The City of Neighbourhoods," with more than 240 unofficial neighbourhoods within the city limits. Residents and visitors can take advantage of the cultural diversity in fine dining and frequent festivals honouring various cultures, holidays, and interests. Sports fans can cheer on six major sports teams, and those with a more cultural bent have a choice of dozens of dance, opera, and art venues to explore and enjoy. The city is exceptionally family-friendly and is rated one of the safest cities in the country.

What’s the Cost of Living in Toronto? 

Toronto’s cost of living is 14% higher than the national average, however, this is somewhat offset by the relatively higher median salaries in the city. 

  • Median Salary in Toronto: $109,959
  • Median Home Sale Price: $961,100
  • Average Rent (monthly): $1,848
  • Average Utilities (monthly): $167.81
  • Cost of Living in Toronto vs. Montreal: 17% higher
  • Cost of Living in Toronto vs. Vancouver: 6% lower

What Are the Best Neighbourhoods in Toronto? 

Toronto has more than 240 official and unofficial neighbourhoods spread across 243 square miles. Here are some of the best neighbourhoods in the city:

  • North York City Centre. This bustling, multicultural neighbourhood is sometimes called Toronto's Second Downtown. Home to numerous museums, cultural centers, and festivals, its excellent public transit service connects residents to excellent shopping, dining, and recreational opportunities.
  • Kensington Market. Just west of downtown, Kensington Market is a quaint, eclectic village that offers a taste of everything that makes Toronto magical. Its pedestrian-friendly streets, open outdoor markets, colorful Victorian houses, and unique boutiques and shops make it the ideal neighbourhood for artists, creatives, and anyone who appreciates rich, cultural diversity.
  • Leslieville. With a trendy but family-friendly chic, Leslieville is rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods for young families with its wealth of recreational opportunities, independent shops, and tree-lined streets. It offers quiet living within minutes of Toronto's busy downtown.
  • Port Credit. Located in Mississauga on the Lake Ontario waterfront, Port Credit was voted the #1 neighbourhood in the Toronto Metropolitan Area. With waterfront parks, a vibrant nightlife, and a rich art and music scene, it's one of most desirable neighbourhoods in the city.
  • Centennial Park. Located on the western edge of the city, Centennial Park boasts the comfort of suburban living within easy distance to the amenities of downtown. With more than 525 acres of recreational facilities and a mix of detached and semi-detached homes, it's especially popular with families.

Regardless of which neighbourhood you decide to move to, SmartStop Self Storage offers storage units in Toronto within 10 kilometres of North York City Centre, Kensington Market, Leslieville, Port Credit, and Centennial Park to suit all your storage needs, including uncovered vehicle/RV/boat/jet ski parking spots as well as heated units and floors to protect your belongings during the winter months.

What Are Iconic Things to Do in Toronto? 

There’s something for everyone to explore in Toronto, whether you’re a visitor or resident. Here are four things to do any time of the year:

  • CN Tower. No trip to Toronto is complete without a visit to the CN Tower's Edgewalk, a fenceless, windowless walk around the observation deck, 116 storeys above the city.
  • Hockey Hall of Fame. Face off against the best goalies in history or duck pucks in a 3D VR hockey game, while soaking in the history and excitement of major league hockey.
  • Scarborough Bluffs. The scenic white cliffs that rise 300 meters above the lake offer hiking, swimming, sailing, paddleboarding, and picnicking, along with stunning views of the lake.
  • Fantasy Fair. With 12 full-size rides and attractions, Fantasy Fair is Ontario's largest indoor amusement park, catering to kids and families.

Moving to Toronto: Resources and Checklists

Other Cities in the Toronto Metropolitan Area

SmartStop Self Storage has more than 157 facilities across 118 cities in the U.S. and Canada combined. If you live outside of Toronto, look at all our storage facilities in the Toronto Metropolitan Area to see if there’s a location closer to your neighbourhood.

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