All the hotels listed below on this page are suitable options for those wanting to stay nearby to Fanshawe College in London. We chose to highlight hotels that offer something unique, either by way of price, ambiance or setting.

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Editor's Top 4 Picks

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Book from ~$176 CAD
Historic downtown London hotel with renovated rooms, indoor pool and popular brunch
The Delta Armouries offers a memorable experience due to its uniqueness, ambiance and historical significance. Built in 1905 as an armoury and training centre for Canadian soldiers, it was converted to a Delta hotel that provides a unique setting for their luxury brand. Indoor pool, lobby, dining room and some of the guest rooms on the lower floors carry this unique ambiance. On the outside, it looks like a castle. Besides a great Sunday Brunch, guests enjoyed the spacious and recently renovated rooms, the very comfy beds with soft linens, the city views of London from the higher floors and the central downtown location. 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were very clean and well appointed with very comfy beds
  • The staff were professional and very courteous said guests
  • Location was handy to downtown dining, shopping and major arteries
  • Guests often enjoyed the Sunday Brunch at the hotel
Cons
  • Self-parking is off site and $15 and valet parking is $20 per day
  • Occasionally, guests complained of noise caused by other guests
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Book from ~$91 CAD
Good value north London hotel with modern rooms, restaurant, lounge and outdoor patio
The Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre offers a unique park-like setting that will make your stay feel like a retreat into a time when life was not in the fast lane. This is a historical property turned conference centre and hotel, on a large wooded property with trails for walking.There's a few dining rooms and lounges with indoor and outdoor dining and chefs in the background putting out special meals. The outdoor patio, and terrace with fireplace and heaters, are set amid gardens and trees. There's free refreshments provided all day at the coffee bar that guests enjoyed along with the clean and beautifully decorated rooms. Staff are very friendly according to guests and other freebies include Wi-Fi and parking. 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, shuttle to university, coffee and snacks, newspapers
  • Guests loved the grounds and peaceful setting
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Staff were welcoming and gave great service
  • Location was handy to the U of Western Ontario and downtown by car
  • Breakfast and other dining was very well liked
  • Conference and event facilities were very good
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by guests
  • Great value according to guests overall
Cons
  • Some rooms lacked elevator access
  • Some guests complained of small and tired rooms
  • Some parts of the building were older and smelled musty
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Book from ~$166 CAD
Well-liked and comfortable downtown London hotel with free breakfast and free Wi-Fi

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, well appointed, with comfortable beds
  • Location was an easy walk to good restaurants, Budweiser Gardens, bus stops and train station
  • Staff were very helpful and accommodating
  • Breakfast was enjoyed for its variety and quality
  • Guests found the hotel well priced
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by guests
Cons
  • Parking is $13.55 per day
  • Parking was limited at times and the underground parkade was tight for larger vehicles
  • Occasionally guests were disturbed by noise from guests in hallways and outside traffic
  • Some thought the downtown area was a little depressed
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Book from ~$115 CAD
Highly praised downtown London hotel with large kitchenette suites and free hot breakfast

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, lobby coffee bar, local calls, newspapers, passes to YMCA
  • Rooms were clean, apartment-like and comfortable
  • Location was an easy walk to restaurants and downtown attractions
  • Staff were courteous, professional and helpful
  • Breakfast was well liked with a good selection
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by guests
Cons
  • Parking is $14 per day
  • Some thought the rooms were a little dated
  • Occasionally guests complained of hearing traffic

4 Other Hotels Close to Fanshawe College London Ontario

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Book from ~$65 CAD
Seasonal accommodations at Fanshawe College with kitchenettes, free breakfast
Pros
  • Free wired Internet, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the quality and variety of the free breakfast
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms
  • The hotel's staff were found to be friendly and accommodating
Cons
  • A few guests complained of no cooking utensils/cutlery and no Wi-Fi (only wired Internet)
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Book from ~$47 CAD
Cheaper London motel 8 min to YXU with basic rooms, free Wi-Fi and free parking 
Location
Situated on a commercial strip the Knights Inn is easily the closest option to Fanshawe at just a 3-minute drive from the main entrance. However, the walk would take about 25 minutes.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, basic continental breakfast, parking and local calls
  • Rooms were often described as clean with comfortable beds
  • Location was handy to restaurants, hospitals and the highway
  • Guests were pleased with the low room rates
  • Staff were usually described as friendly
Cons
  • Some felt the rooms needed better cleaning and maintenance
  • The breakfast was too short in duration and too basic for some
  • A few guests had trouble accessing Wi-Fi
  • Some missed having a coffeemaker in their room
  • Some guests had unpleasant interactions with the manager
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Book from ~$134 CAD
Good value but dated downtown London hotel at Convention Centre with well-liked restaurant 
Location
In downtown London, near offices, shopping and restaurants, this Hilton is an 11-minute drive from Fanshawe College.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many lodgers praised the hotel's downtown locale
  • The hotel's restaurant was complimented for its quality and service
  • Several guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and well equipped
Cons
  • A few lodgers complained of dated decor and worn fixtures
  • The hotel's parking was limited and expensive according to a few guests
  • Parking is $15 per day
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Book from ~$144 CAD
Downtown London all-suite hotel with living rooms, underground parking and free breakfast
Location
If the suite life is more suitable during a visit, the StationPark Hotel offers ample space just 3 minutes from the downtown core in downtown London. Fanshawe College is a 10-minute drive away.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free pet stays
  • Many reviewers found the hotel well located for exploring downtown on foot
  • The staff were complimented for their friendly service by several guests
  • Several reviewers described the suites as comfortable, clean and spacious
  • A few guests appreciated the free breakfast
Cons
  • Underground parking is $12 per day
  • Several guests found the room interiors dated
  • Some guests complained of noise transfer from other rooms

Tips For Staying Near Fanshawe College London Ontario

Location
Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology, is one of Ontario's largest colleges with 17,000 full-time students and 26,000 part-time students over five campuses throughout Ontario.

The main campus is situated in London, Ontario and surrounded by residential neighbourhoods. It has been described as a "city within a city," with four student residences, modern sports facilities, a fitness centre, a bookstore, a computer store and almost a dozen cafeterias and restaurants.
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Getting Around
The campus is an 11-minute drive from downtown London, an approximate 10-minute drive from the nearest 401 Hwy interchange, and a 6-minute drive from the London International Airport (YXU).

The campus itself is situated on 100 acres of land with 11 campus buildings, including classrooms, residences and dining halls. For a more detailed look at the layout of the campus, consult the map on the school's website. The main entrance and administration buildings can be accessed via Fanshawe College Boulevard.

Campus tours can be booked in advance by contacting staff, or through their online form, or simply by dropping in to their Marketing and Communications Office (E1003 in the administration building just inside the main entrance).
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Parking
Parking is available on campus, with different rates based on length of stay and extended passes for students or faculty. Visitor rates are $4 per entry in the coin lots, or $2.50 per hour at the visitor meters. 

For more parking information, or for a map of parking lots, visit the school's website.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Upon registration, students receive a London Transport Commission (LTC) bus pass as part of their fees. London Transport serves the greater London area and a number of routes are available to get to and from the campus. There are four main bus stops at the college, with the main loop being just off of Oxford Drive.

Rates are $2.75 per adult, per ride, or tickets can be purchased throughout the city at a reduced rate of $1.90 per ride. Unfortunately, the LTC isn't currently (2014) synced with Google Map directions, so for more fare and route information, visit the LTC website.
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Dining
There are three cafeterias and a handful of restaurants, as well as four Tim Hortons coffee shops on campus. 

A meal plan card can be purchased by non-residence students, starting at $50, while residence students are required to opt in and purchase a full meal plan card. These start at $1,200 and the cards are valid at any eatery on campus. Students can use their plan cards to purchase food for visitors.
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