March Break Staycation In Toronto With the Kids or Grandkids

If you’re tight for time or a bit light on the wallet, why not plan a staycation in the city this March Break? Still, there’s something to be said for having someone else cook and clean for even a couple of days.

Book a room or two or even a suite with two bedrooms and a living area at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto. The location is perfect: just down the street from the Eaton Centre (the hotel partners with the mall and even offers some discounts – check with the hotel concierge), perfect for teens and shopping excursions; the AMC/Cineplex Odeon theatres are a five-minute walk and the famed Yonge Street strip, just right for strolling and people watching of all kinds, is steps from the hotel’s entrance.

Inside, you’re greeted in a lobby bustling with kid-centric action. DC robot welcomes guests and even interacts with them; face-painting and movie stations will help keep the wee ones busy, even while waiting for check-in.

Daily activities are planned during March Break, including an intro course to curling, complimentary Segway rides, trivia challenges and, last but not least, the Family Fun Zone, which features the Kid Centre, Club 33 Teen Lounge with arcade- and video-style gaming and the family swimming pool with the Corkscrew, the largest indoor water slide in Toronto. Adults, too, can get away, with their own dedicated pool, fitness area and gym, on the 27th floor.

Plus, your room key has its privileges. Delta Chelsea partners include the Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma and the Ontario Science Centre, to name a few. These special offers are exclusive to Delta Chelsea guests through the Show Your Key and Save program. Make sure you ask for more details at check-in.

Kids under six eat free; kids between the ages of seven and 12 eat for half price, kids under 17 are free when staying with parents, grandparents or guardians.

Go to to learn more about March Break packages at the Delta Chelsea and to book your stay online. To book by phone, call 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732). City Parent Magazine’s Best Hotel in the GTA 10 times since 2002, making us a Gold Member of their Hall of Fame.