York Region Ontario Travel Accommodation: Choosing a Hotel or Motel
There are a number of considerations in selecting accommodations that can make the difference between an enjoyable stay and a major headache, whether your trip to the York Region area is for business or pleasure. You can select a hotel based on its name, features, price range, or its location.
Most of the major hotel chains have properties in the York Region marketplace. If you are familiar with and happy with a chain, or just want its frequent flyer miles, then you will like their hotel in York Region.
Some chains focus on business travellers, in the upper-middle price range. In York Region you'll find: Fairfield, Best Western, Courtyard Inn, Holiday Inn, and several other chains. Some chains target families and budget concious business travellers. These chains are: Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, and Comfort Inn.
The York Region area has several fine hotels and motels that do not belong to a chain for example, the Stage West Dinner Theatre & Hotel, just south of the 401 and airport, and The Waterside Inn in Port Credit.
A traveller may need to rely on a specific features in a hotel. It may be a hotel-wide capability like airport shuttle or business centre, it may be an in-room feature like Internet access or a whirlpool bath (and vary from room to room), it may relate to fitness to stay in shape on theroad or to entertain the children, or you may require special suites. We have tried to catalogue them all in the FoundLocally database.
The range of features will vary from hotel to hotel, and sometimes from room to room. If there is a feature that is critical to your stay (ie wheelchair access or coach parking)request it in the Search screen, to display only to those establishments. Be sure to request this feature when making your room reservation.
There is accommodation in York Region to suit any budget. You can stay at the local Hostel for only dollars a day, or you can stay in hotel suites that are good enough for visiting prime ministers.
Pricing is somewhat seasonal. The summer travel season is offset by the year-round business needs of area head office, as well as by out-of-town travellers staying in airport-area hotels just before or after international trips. Each hotel's dates for high, low, and shoulder seasons differ a bit so watch your timing or your hotel.
Our pricing guidelines (exclusive of taxes) are as follows:
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The desired location of the hotel depends on the purpose of your visit. We have grouped the hotels by "Area" to assist you with selecting appropriate accommodation. The Area is in most cases, the city in which a hotel is located. Inside the cities of York Region and Brampton, we also list the part of town.
If you are in York Region on business, uyou should ensure you are staying in the RIGHT part of York Region, to be closest to your meetings. There is Malton around Pearson Airport, Streetsville in the west, Cooksville in the middle, Port Credit and Clarkson along the Lake, and Brampton north of the airport.
If you are travelling along the major highways, Brampton is closest to the 407, Malton is closest to the 401, and Port Credit cloests to the QEW.