If you’re travelling through Toronto on business, there are plenty of co-working spaces across the city where you can drop-in for a day to get some work done.


Workplace One Interior
Work at Workplace One and explore the Kensington-Chinatown neighbourhood

Whether you’re in Toronto for a conference or event, team-building activities with your colleagues or simply travelling through on business, these co-working spaces give you an office vibe (and amenities!) without a long-term commitment. With co-working spaces in every corner of the city, you can buy a one-day co-working pass to meet with clients, make phone calls and get some important work done—and then explore the neighbhourhood around you.

Loco Space

This 6,000-square-foot co-working space just west of Church-Wellesley Village, Toronto’s 2SLGBTQ+ neighbourhood, has meeting rooms, phone booths, a lounge with coffee and snacks, views overlooking Dr. Lillian McGregor Park next door and options for weekly co-working passes, too. Travelling with a furry friend? This co-working space is pet-friendly!

Location: 15 Wellesley St. W.

Price: $29 for one-day pass or $139 for five-day pass

While you’re here, check out: Glad Day Bookshop, the oldest queer bookstore in the world.


Five of the 10 Toronto co-working locations of Workhaus offer drop-in rates: four downtown and one in the city’s north end. Amenities and services include unlimited coffee and tea, phone booths, high-speed Internet and more. Working with a group of people? They also offer one-day office rentals starting at $200 for up to four people.

Locations: 30 Wellington St. W., 56 Temperance St., 212 King St. W., 215 Spadina Ave., 2 Sheppard Ave. E.

Price: $35 for one-day pass

While you’re here, check out: TIFF Lightbox. It’s home to the Toronto International Film Festival and is a year-round theatre, so if you’re downtown, head here for an after-work flick.

Workplace One

There are close to 10 locations of Workplace One across the city where you can rent private offices and meeting rooms, but their spot in Toronto’s Kensington-Chinatown neighbourhood, inside a five-storey heritage building, is the only place they offer drop-in one-day co-working passes. Here, you’ll find a loft-style space with a community kitchen, meeting rooms and more.

Location: 51 Wolseley St.

Price: $35 for one-day pass

While you’re here, check out: Chinatown, mostly concentrated along Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, for its eclectic Chinese eateries, shops, spas and bright-neon signs.

Acme Works

In addition to the shared harvest tables for co-working, Acme Works has a community kitchen with bottomless tea and coffee, game room and rooftop patio, printing and photocopying access, plus meeting rooms you can rent by the hour. Plus, it’s located in the trendy West Queen West neighbourhood: Vogue once named it one of the coolest neighbourhoods in North America.

Location: 229 Niagara St.

Price: $25 for one-day pass

While you’re here, check out: Trinity Bellwoods Park a.k.a. Bellwoods to locals. It’s a hip meeting place—especially in the summertime—for people-watching, bike rides and picnicking.


In addition to multiple spaces that you can rent for meetings or events, StartWell has a 10,000-square-foot co-working area that’s perfect for drop-ins—a.k.a. no reservation is required. There are hot desks, call booths and a lounge area with complimentary café drinks. Plus, it’s also located in West Queen West, so your after-work drinks options are endless.

Location: 786 King St. W.

Price: $50 for one-day pass

While you’re here, check out: Stackt Market, North America’s largest shipping container market, which is home to a mix of shops, eateries, a microbrewery and more.

Project Spaces

Straddling Toronto’s Kensington-Chinatown and Wellington Place neighbourhoods, Project Spaces offers one-day drop-in co-working passes in their modern, plant-filled space. In addition to coffee, tea and sparkling water to fuel your working days, there’s also British-named meeting rooms (think: Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus).

Location: 20 Camden St.

Price: $49 for one-day pass

While you’re here, check out: Toronto’s Theatre District for a musical or play.

Staples Studio

Staples, the American office supply retail chain, has three co-working spaces in Canada’s largest city: one in Corktown, one in Midtown and one in the Yonge-Bay Corridor. They have everything you’d expect from your standard co-working space—kitchen with free tea and coffee, modern design, et cetera—but they have cool add-ons like podcast booth rental and tech support, too.

Locations: 517 Richmond St. E., 2149 Yonge St., 375 University Ave.

Price: $25 for one-day pass

While you’re here, check out: Distillery Historic District if you’re at the Corktown location, the city’s ultra-diverse restaurant scene—try Pai, Tabule or Oretta—if you’re in Midtown and Nathan Phillips Square (and the city’s iconic Toronto sign!) if you’re at the University Avenue spot.

We also love: Startuptive at 123 Edward St., Centre for Social Innovation at 720 Bathurst St. and 192 Spadina Ave., WorkCo at 39 Advance Rd. and Lauft at 95 King St. E., 21 Karl Fraser Rd. and 200 Fairbank Ave.