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

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Clean and comfortable London motel with well-appointed rooms and free parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free basic continental breakfast, free parking and free local calls
  • Clean rooms, according to many guests
  • Many guests were pleased with the low room rates at this hotel
  • Central location close to restaurants, shopping and hospitals
  • Many guests said the staff were friendly
  • Some guests found the beds comfortable
  • An 8-minute drive from airport or downtown
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed with the breakfast selection
  • A few guests had trouble accessing Wi-Fi
If you need to save time and money, Knights Inn will be your best bet. This hotel is best described by the saying "cheap and cheerful". It's also located closest to the college (3 minutes) and the airport (8 minutes) if you need to access both during your stay. Included in the already rock-bottom price is a very basic continental breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi. All rooms come with flat screen TVs, mini-fridges and microwaves. This hotel provides a clean room with friendly service and excellent value for the dollar. 65% of reviewing guests recommend this hotel.
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Book from ~$159 CAD
Historic luxury downtown London hotel with first-class service, indoor pool & fine dining
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free wired Internet
  • Guests staying in Signature Club rooms receive a free breakfast and free evening snacks
  • Many guests described their rooms as comfortable and well appointed
  • The staff gave first class service according to guests
  • Several guests enjoyed the indoor pool area
  • Guests raved over dinners and Sunday Brunch at the hotel
Cons
  • Self parking is $12 and valet parking is $20 per day
  • Several guests complained about noise disturbances from neighbouring rooms and the halls
The Delta Armouries will likely provide guests with 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. Guests enjoyed the spacious rooms, comfy beds with soft linens, glass elevator with views of London and great downtown location. 84% of guests online recommend this hotel.
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Book from ~$132 CAD
Good value north London hotel with modern rooms, restaurant, lounge and outdoor patio
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Guests liked the park-like setting of this hotel
  • Guests received good customer service
  • Rooms were clean, according to guests
  • Those attending conferences at the hotel said the facilities were very good
Cons
  • Some guests were disappointed that there was no breakfast included with their room rate
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. 87% of guests recommend this hotel.
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Book from ~$118 CAD
Well-liked and comfortable downtown London hotel with free breakfast and free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers praised the food and selection at the free breakfast
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers found the hotel well located for exploring downtown on foot
Cons
  • A couple of reviewers noted noise transfer
  • Parking is $11 per day
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Book from ~$138 CAD
Downtown London all-suite hotel with full kitchens and off-site swimming pool and gym
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free wired Internet, free hot buffet breakfast
  • Accommodating, friendly staff, according to guests
  • Large, bright, clean rooms, according to guests
  • Safe neighbourhood, close to downtown, according to guests
Cons
  • Parking is $12 per day
  • Some guests thought the parking fee was excessive
  • Guests thought that having pool and gym facilities off-site was inconvenient

3 Other Hotels Close to Fanshawe College London Ontario

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Book from ~$90 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 ~$195 CAD
Good value but dated downtown London hotel at Convention Centre with well-liked restaurant 
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
Location
In downtown London, near offices, shopping and restaurants, this Hilton is an 11-minute drive from Fanshawe College.
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Book from ~$135 CAD
Downtown London all-suite hotel with living rooms, underground parking and free breakfast
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
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.

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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