Invite your guests to be our guests

Among the many benefits of living at 44 Charles are 16 guest suites on the second floor that you can rent. Your visitors can stay with you, but in their own space.

You’ll have three styles to choose from:

  • a one-bed bachelor from $145/night* for your buddy
  • a two-bed bachelor from $160/night* for your buddies
  • a one-bedroom suite with a kitchenette from $210/night* for your in-laws.

You won’t find a hotel in the area with rates this low.


Every suite’s a treat

Your guests will sleep on a Tempur-Pedic® bed, they’ll get fresh towels every day and fresh sheets every few days. There’s a coffee machine in every suite, as well as a bar fridge to bring back snacks from Scaccia downstairs.

As for connectivity, the TV’s fully loaded with Canadian and US channels, and the internet is complimentary and strong.


Your house is their house

When your guests arrive, they’ll get a fob that gives them access to the entire building, including the 51st floor indoor pool and sundeck, the gym and club room on the 31st floor and the Urban Garden off the third floor.


And you don’t even have to live here

The guest suites are also available to any Manulife Centre retail tenants. Have a buyer in from out of town? Put them up at one of the city’s most exciting corners. Think about how much of the city you can walk to from here. Chinatown, the UofT, Church Street and, of course, Yorkville.

You can learn more about the building and our guest suites here, or by calling the Concierge at 416-323-2575.


*Rates are subject to change without notice.

At home in 44 Charles with Nicholas Rosaci

Once in a while, we’ll bring in a celebrity designer to stage a suite for us and give our residents a few good ideas they can apply to their own places.

Late last year, it was Nicholas Rosaci’s turn and he didn’t disappoint. He showed why he’s one of Toronto’s most sought-after interior designers and why he’s a regular on CityLine — Canada’s premier daytime lifestyle program. (more…)

The Library: A Not-So-Common Common Room

If you live on floors 32-50 of 44 Charles Street, you’ll have access to the 51st-floor library, a beautifully decorated space with comfortable couches, a wall of interesting books (complete with an old-school sliding ladder), a grand piano and a stunning view of the city.

It’s a wonderful place to escape to after a long day, but it’s also a versatile space. Here’s some of what happens up there:

Book clubbing: Makes sense given that it’s a library, but the way the room is set up is perfect for a group discussion. There’s plenty of natural light, the large area makes it easy to bring in additional chairs, and the bookshelf acts as an interesting and apt backdrop for guest speakers.

Songwriting: The room’s acoustics are fantastic. It’s big enough for duos, trios and even quartets to spread out and play. And because superior crafting starts with superior tools, we went all out and fitted the space with a Kawai Piano.

Photograph of the grand piano in the building's library

Brainstorming: Whatever you’re trying to come up with, the library’s positive vibe will help you get to brilliant faster. There’s ample wall space to put up sticky notes, and while we’re not too keen on people bringing in food, when you’re ready to feed your brain you can take the session down to the Bloor Street Diner.

Studying: Affordable rent and proximity to the University of Toronto make 44 Charles a popular address for students. When exam time rolls around and cabin fever sets in their apartments, many will relocate to the library for a change of scenery and a fresh look at the material — or maybe just a nap on the couch.

Contemplating life: Sometimes you just need perspective. The view from the 51st floor will certainly give it to you.

The library’s just one of the common spaces available for 44 Charles Street residents to enjoy. Have a look at more of them on our website, or call 416.961.4998 to arrange a tour.

The Pool With a View

Indoor pools aren’t a rarity in the neighbourhood. But you’d be hard pressed to find a better post-swim spot to take in the gorgeousness of the city than the 51st floor sundeck just off our swimming facility.

Look south and you can see the buzzing downtown core including Yonge Dundas Square, the financial district and Discovery Way.

Turn to your left and you can gaze west along Bloor Street, past the University towards High Park. On a clear day, you can watch the airplanes coming and leaving Pearson Airport.

You can walk around the patio for the eastern view of the lush Don Valley and the port lands. Or you can stay cozy and warm in the pool and gaze out at it while doing your laps.

When you’re done your soak, hit the sauna and then the showers, both right there.

Sound like your kind of evening? Call Stella Gomes or Michael Gula at 416-961-4998 or email to set up a tour.

Explore 44

Welcome to the 44 Charles Street blog, a celebration of life on the southeast corner of Bloor & Bay and a look inside the area’s most affordable high-end rental residence.

Living here has so many advantages, and you’ll see them all here on the blog. We’ll show you the building’s unique amenities like the view from the pool and offer entertaining tips if you’re using the club or party room. We’ll tour you through the great shops and services at the Manulife Centre, just steps outside 44 Charles’ lobby.

We’ll also take you on a tour of the neighbourhood and show you what gives it its character like Yorkville, the Mink Mile and quite possibly the city’s best deli.

We’ll also be sharing some apartment-living wisdom we’ve picked up over the last three decades, both here and on Pinterest. Whether you already live here or you’re thinking of moving in, you’ll find some great tips for making your space better. Keep an eye out for our guest stylists who’ll be making an appearance here from time to time, starting with Yanic Simard, who designed our furnished rental suites.

And don’t forget that you can also follow along on Twitter. That’s where we’ll be posting new vacancies, so add us if you’re keen on getting in.

In the meantime, if there’s something you want to know about life at 44 Charles Street or if you’re ready for a tour, call Stella Gomes or Michael Gula at 416.961.4998 or email