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While unlimited-access coworking space memberships in Toronto cost up to CAD 500 per month, many top-rated venues charge CAD 65–350 for monthly memberships with flexible access options.
And many of Toronto’s coworking spaces on the lower end of the price spectrum boast stellar reviews, an amazing location, modern facilities and tight-knit communities of remote-working professionals.
Some of the best-value spaces with industrial-chic styles include the Verkspace on Britain Street, Acme Works and the Centre for Social Innovation. If you’d prefer something slightly more minimalist but no less striking, you might like Staples Studio or Project Spaces.
At these competitively priced coworking spaces, monthly memberships with 24-hour access cost between CAD 225 and 350. In this article, you can also compare memberships costing CAD 65–495 that grant access from a few days a month to 24 hours a day.
If you want more details on these venues and more, read about the most popular coworking spaces in Toronto.
If you want to try out a few spaces before signing up to a months-long membership, you’ll be glad to know that you can find affordable day passes at Toronto coworking spaces that have excellent reviews and a convenient, central location.
Day pass rates typically range from CAD 25 to CAD 50, but a few, like the Centre for Social Innovation, offer passes at a discounted rate of CAD 20 when you sign up for a community membership.
Some coworking spots provide cost savings through day pass bundles. For instance, Verkspace offers individual day passes at CAD 30, but you can snag a bundle of ten passes for CAD 250 (Collective members can enjoy day passes at CAD 25 and bundles of 12 for CAD 250).
You’ll find some of Toronto’s best-value monthly coworking space memberships at places such as Project Spaces, Staples Studio, Verkspace and the Centre for Social Innovation. Here’s what you need to know about those spaces and more before you sign up for a membership.
Located in Queen West, the stylishly minimalist Project Spaces creates an inviting and homely atmosphere with its bright interior, potted greenery and rustic design touches. A monthly membership that includes 24-hour access costs just CAD 325, and other flexible options cost as little CAD 65 per month; you get two days of access for CAD 65, five days for CAD 150 and ten days for CAD 205.
For some off-screen time, you can relax in Project Spaces’ breakout areas or explore the cafes, restaurants, shops and tourist attractions along the vibrant Spadina Avenue. You can gain insights into the local culture at Graffiti Alley, located two minutes away on foot.
If you want to test Project Spaces out before signing up to a membership, you can buy a day pass for CAD 49.
The Staples Studio on University Avenue boasts a combo of contemporary and industrial design elements. Expect decorative touches such as low-hanging, retro-inspired lights and modern wall art features. The space’s tall ceilings leave plenty of room for concentration and creativity.
You can get five days of access for just CAD 129 per month – CAD 99 if you sign up for a six-month term. Unlimited access to the hot desking area costs CAD 249–299. A dedicated desk costs CAD 399 or CAD 499 per month, depending on whether you sign up for a six- or 12-month term.
Want to test the waters before investing in a membership? Day passes on weekdays cost just CAD 25 at Staples Studio – it’s one of the cheapest day passes in Toronto.
Situated on Spadina Avenue near Kensington-Chinatown, the Centre for Social Innovation is a contemporary coworking space with industrial-style design elements inside a modernised warehouse building. For just CAD 350 per month, you get unlimited access to this popular workspace. Infrequent visitors can pay CAD 150 per month for one day of access per week or CAD 250 for two days.
When you need a break, you can soak up the Toronto cityscape from the outdoor terrace or give your eyes a rest in the lounge. You’ll find cafés, shops, restaurants and art galleries along Spadina. Also within walking distance is Kensington-Chinatown as well as parks like Alexandra Park and David Pecaut Square.
You can test out the Centre for Social Innovation with day passes that cost just CAD 40. If you buy a community membership for CAD 36, day passes cost CAD 20.
The brick-and-beam Verkspace on Britain Street is a warm-coloured, industrial-chic coworking space spread across four floors with a range of rustic style touches that create an inviting and homely ambiance.
You can get 24-hour access to this characterful shared workspace for as little as CAD 225 – CAD 395 for a dedicated desk. For more flexibility, you can become a collective member for CAD 95 per month, then buy day passes at CAD 25 each or CAD 200 for a bundle of ten (CAD 30 and CAD 250 respectively for non-members).
In Verkspace’s vicinity are a plethora of eateries and cafés – Tim Hortons, Moss Park Espresso and Aya260 Sushi, to name a few. Nathan Philips Square in Downton is just over a kilometre away.
Acme Works balances a raw and industrial-style interior of artistically scuffed concrete flooring and red-painted cinder block walls with contemporary features such as canvas art and potted plants. Standout features include a rooftop terrace, boasting decking, cosy seating and skyline views.
In addition to its elegant workspace environment, Acme has fostered a close-knit community of remote professionals. Its members collectively created and continue to maintain the vibrant plant wall, and activities offered encompass everything from lively karaoke nights to group runs.
You can pay just CAD 250 per month for 80 hours of downtime at this pet-friendly coworking space – CAD 350 comes with 24-hour access (a fixed desk will cost you CAD 450). Day passes start from CAD 25.
Located on Adelaide Street, the second Verkspace branch offers a contemporary setting with an industrial loft ambiance, situated in a thoughtfully reimagined former garment factory. On the ground floor, you can enjoy the convenience of an in-house café, while in the vicinity, a variety of dining and shopping options are easily accessible.
Monthly memberships at this Verkspace location start at CAD 295 and go up to CAD 495 for those seeking a dedicated desk. Opt for a monthly collective membership at CAD 95, and you’ll have the flexibility to purchase day passes at CAD 25 each, bundles of ten for CAD 250, or a package of 30 for CAD 500. For non-members, day passes are available for CAD 30, and bundle options start at CAD 250.
We know Toronto has loads of amazing coworking spaces that are perfect for balancing work and play, but we hope our introduction to some of the city’s best-value options help you find an affordable membership without having to sacrifice style, location or amenities. We’ll update this guide periodically to ensure it remains as useful as possible, and we’d love your help.
Got any tips on more stylish, budget-friendly spots we missed? Or maybe you have some extras to throw in about the places we’ve already chatted about in our article? Our goal is to give our fellow remote workers as much useful info as we can, so any input is greatly appreciated.