Editor's Top 9 Picks

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Book from ~$200 CAD
Well-liked downtown Windsor hotel with well-equipped rooms, indoor pool and on-site dining
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, local calls, newspapers
  • Guests found the rooms comfortable, clean and well equipped
  • Location convenient to restaurant, pubs, attractions and Detroit Tunnel
  • Wi-Fi rated as very good by guests overall
  • Guests spoke well of the restaurant and breakfast on site
  • Staff were well liked, friendly and helpful
  • Some thought the hotel provided good value
Cons
  • Parking per day is $6.50 on weekdays and $15 on weekends
  • Parking was sometimes limited, and parking ramps were tight for trucks and larger vehicles

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Book from ~$162 CAD
Well-liked downtown Windsor hotel with great river views, indoor pool & free hot breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, local calls and a hot breakfast buffet
  • Rooms were renovated, clean and had comfy beds said guests
  • Location convenient to downtown attractions, restaurants, shopping, and the river trail
  • Guests liked the indoor pool and fitness area
  • Guests really enjoyed splendid views of the river and Detroit skyline
  • Guests often felt the hotel was good value
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good overall by guests
Cons
  • Parking is $12 per night
  • The breakfast received mixed reviews
  • A few guests complained of older bathrooms

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Book from ~$157 CAD
Good value and friendly downtown Windsor hotel with free parking and free hot breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Many found the rooms clean and comfortable
  • The staff were some of the best according to several guests
  • Many were pleased with the free breakfast
  • Lots of guests felt the hotel provided good value
  • Location handy to downtown attractions and entertainment
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good overall by online surveys
Cons
  • Some guests said the area seemed a bit sketchy
  • Some guests said the rooms were dated

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Book from ~$236 CAD
Comfortable south Windsor hotel with indoor pool, hot tub, restaurant and free parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by online guests
  • Guests said the rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Many guests enjoyed good food at the restaurant
  • Staff were pleasant and helpful said guests
  • Location was handy to the US Ambassador Bridge, other highways, restaurants and mall shopping
Cons
  • Hot tub not hot according to some guests
  • Restaurant prices a little high said some guests
  • A few guests had difficulties keeping their rooms at the desired temperature

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Book from ~$219 CAD
Well-managed and friendly Windsor hotel with indoor pool, free breakfast and free parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, pet stays, hot beverage bar, newspapers
  • Many liked the rooms, very clean with comfortable beds
  • Wi-Fi was excellent based upon guest surveys
  • Many enjoyed the free breakfast on site
  • Guests seemed find the staff very hospitable, friendly and efficient
  • Location was handy to the bridge to the US and other major arteries, restaurants and shopping
Cons
  • Several reviewers were disturbed in their rooms by street noise
  • No mini-fridge a source of complaint for some guests

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Book from ~$143 CAD
Family-friendly Windsor hotel with indoor pool, waterslide, jacuzzi suites & free breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Guests found the rooms clean with comfortable beds
  • Location was handy to highways, Ambassador Bridge, restaurants and shopping
  • Many enjoyed the free hot breakfast
  • Guests liked the staff and found them professional and helpful
  • Wi-Fi rated very good overall by guests
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few guests

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Book from ~$132 CAD
Good value Windsor hotel near EC Row Expressway with renovated rooms and friendly service
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls and weekday newspaper
  • Many guests enjoyed their renovated rooms and comfortable beds
  • Location was handy to the highway and shopping, and restaurants in walking distance
  • Staff were excellent and went above and beyond
  • Guests enjoyed the free hot breakfast
  • Many appreciated the good value provided by this hotel
Cons
  • A few guests found the breakfast room lacked seating and ended up eating in their rooms
  • No elevator to the second floor

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Book from ~$140 CAD
Popular Sarnia hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant, free weekday breakfast & jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, weekday hot breakfast, parking, local calls, bottled water, newspapers
  • Guests found the staff very pleasant and helpful
  • Many enjoyed the free breakfast and on-site dining
  • Guests really liked the location for its convenience to the highway, US bridge and restaurants
  • Guests found the rooms to be very clean with comfortable beds
  • Wi-Fi rated as very good by guests overall
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Some found the pool a little too shallow

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Book from ~$107 CAD
Highly praised Sarnia hotel with restaurant, free hot breakfast buffet and jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast buffet, parking, local calls, movie channels, newspapers
  • Many guests found clean, spacious rooms with comfy beds
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their accommodating service
  • Several guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Guests reported good Wi-Fi at the hotel
  • Location was handy to the US border and the highway
Cons
  • No elevator
  • A couple of guests complained of pillows that were too firm
  • A couple of reviewers complained of noise from within the hotel

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Book from ~$282 CAD
Downtown Windsor casino hotel with indoor pool, restaurants and free valet parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free valet parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and spacious
  • Many reviewers praised the views of the Detroit skyline from their rooms
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their professional service
  • Several guests praised the food at the on-site restaurants
  • Several reviewers appreciated the free valet parking
Cons
  • Several guests thought that their rooms were located far from the reception desk
  • A few reviewers had difficulty locating the main entrance to the hotel
Location
Located directly inside the casino, Caesars Windsor is right on the Detroit River, with some rooms boasting an impressive view of the Detroit skyline and the river. City-view rooms face downtown Windsor, which is a 3-minute drive or 11-minute walk away.

Within a 5-minute walk are a number of parks and a riverfront walking trail.
Getting Around
Getting from your room to the gaming area is as easy as taking an elevator. While Highway 401 is a 16-minute drive away, the Detroit Windsor Tunnel is just a 3-minute drive away, and the Ambassador Bridge is just a 9-minute drive from the hotel. 

A number of buses serve the hotel to help you get around the city, and the bus terminal is an 11-minute walk away. Via Rail is a 3-minute drive from the property.
Entertainment
Aside from the casino on the ground floor, the on-site Estetica Spa and Salon and a 19+ full-service gym are available for guest use. Also available is an indoor pool and hot tub, both with views of the Detroit skyline.
Dining
There are a number of on-site dining options within Caesars Casino, as well as VU Cocktail Lounge on the second floor, offering a panoramic view of the Detroit skyline and an outdoor patio. Also on the second floor is Bacchus Bar, offering a comfortable place to grab a drink and relax.
Parking
Since this hotel is a part of the casino, the same parking rules apply. Guests are entitled to free self or valet parking.
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Book from ~$116 CAD
Downtown Windsor budget hotel with indoor pool and pet-friendly rooms but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to Detroit and restaurants
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's reasonable rates
  • The hotel's staff were praised for their friendly and accommodating service
Cons
  • Parking is $10 per night
  • Some guests reported worn decor and furniture in their rooms
  • Some reviewers felt parking should have been included, and reported a cramped parking lot
Location
Located on the Detroit River, Caesars Windsor is merely a 5-minute walk away. Also nearby are the waterfront trail and a number of parks, accessible in under a 1-minute walk.
Getting Around
Travelodge Downtown Windsor is a 5-minute drive from downtown. Highway 401 is a 16-minute drive away, the Detroit Windsor Tunnel is a 4-minute drive away, and the Ambassador Bridge is an 8-minute drive away.

The bus terminal is within a 5-minute walk, and the Via Rail Station is a 3-minute drive from this hotel.
Entertainment
With rooms overlooking the Detroit skyline, guests can also enjoy the indoor heated pool.
Dining
Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant, All-Day-Breakfast, serving up (you guessed it!) breakfast until 6 pm daily.
Parking
Parking is available for a fee of $10 a night.
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Older and pet-friendly Windsor hotel in downtown with restaurant and kitchenette suites 
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local calls and free newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot
  • Several guests enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • Parking costs $5 for exterior parking and $12 for covered parking, per night
  • Several guests found their rooms somewhat dated and in need of upgrades
Location
Located just 2 minutes on foot from downtown, the Quality Suites is an 11-minute walk or 3-minute drive from Caesars Windsor. The waterfront parks and walking trail are a 5-minute walk away.
Getting Around
The Detroit Windsor Tunnel is a 5-minute drive away, while the Ambassador bridge is just a 7-minute drive away. The hotel is located 20 minutes from Highway 401 by car.

This hotel is served by public transit. The bus station is located a mere 4-minute walk away, while the Via Rail Station is a 5-minute drive from the hotel.
Dining
Two on-site restaurants are available to guests. Eggsmart serves breakfast, lunch or brunch and Superstar Bar & Grill offers dinner and drinks service.
Parking
Parking is available to guests for a fee ranging in price from $5 to $12 a night.
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Book from ~$137 CAD
Downtown Windsor budget hotel with free breakfast and free parking but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking
  • Some guests found a clean bed in a decent room
  • Guests found the location handy to the US border, the casino, restaurants and bars
  • Free parking was convenient for trucks as well as cars
  • Staff were often reported as friendly and helpful
Cons
  • Bed bugs were reported from Oct 2014 to Oct 2015
  • Some guests felt the hotel needed better maintenance and cleaning
  • Some said it was a bad part of town
  • Partying youth and other noise disturbances reported
  • Some guests complained about the selection and quality of the free breakfast
  • Wi-Fi received low scores in online surveys
Location
Located in downtown Windsor at the base of the entrance to the Detroit Windsor Tunnel (1-minute drive) this hotel is a 15-minute walk or a 5-minute drive from Caesars Casino.
Getting Around
Located just 1 minute by car from the Detroit Windsor Tunnel, and an 8-minute drive from the Ambassador Bridge into Michigan, this hotel is in an excellent location for those looking to cross into the United States. This hotel is also just a 14-minute drive from the 401 Highway on-ramp.

A 4-minute drive or 13-minute walk takes you to the bus terminal, while a 6-minute drive gets you to the Via Rail Station.
Entertainment
A hot tub is available to guests who stay at this Days Inn.
Dining
A free continental breakfast is available to guests.
Parking
Free parking is available to guests during the course of their stay.

Tips For Staying Near Windsor Casino

Location
Located on the Detroit River in Windsor, Ontario, Caesars Windsor Casino offers a view of the Detroit skyline and is within close proximity of a number of waterfront parks. On foot, it is 3 minutes to Civic Terrace, 4 minutes to the Riverfront Trail and Festival Plaza and 5 minutes to the Great Western Park. 

Downtown Windsor is a 3-minute drive or an 11-minute walk, while shopping at Devonshire Mall is a 12-minute drive away.

The closest airport is the Windsor Airport (YQG), at an 18-minute drive. From Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), Caesars is a 3-hour drive, while the London International Airport (YXU) is 2 hours away by car. The Detroit Airport (DTW) in Michigan, America, is just a 23-minute drive away.
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Getting Around: Driving
The Detroit-Windsor tunnel entrance route to the border and duty-free shop is located a 3-minute drive away, while the border at Ambassador Bridge is a 9-minute drive away. Highway 401 is a 16-minute drive from the casino.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
If you're planning a group trip to Casino Windsor, you can contact Motorcoach Marketing at 1-800-521-0855 for group transport rates. For individual daily travel, Casino Windsor advertises a number of their preferred operators offering package trips.

Transit Windsor operates around town and costs $2.50 for a one-time 2-hour usage, or $7.50 for an all-day single or family pass. A bus through the tunnel to Detroit costs $4. 

A QR code at every bus stop can be scanned by users with their smartphone for quick access to schedules and maps. If pre-planning a route to get around Windsor, users can visit the City of Windsor website for more information.
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Parking
Free parking is connected to the casino via a climate-controlled skywalk to the six-storey parking structure. If navigating the parking structure sounds like too much hassle, free valet parking is subject to availability by pulling up to the Grand Entrance.
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Dining
Dining at Caesar's Windsor varies from the upscale Neros Steakhouse, open for dinner, to Pronto Cafe for quick snacks or packaged meals (Sunday through Thursdays from 11 am to 7 am, and Fridays and Saturdays from 11 am to 2 am). 

Legends Sports Bar is the place for die-hard sports enthusiasts to catch a bite to eat and place bets in their 6,000 plus square-foot lounge, complete with 119-foot-long sports ticker (the largest in Canada) and 36 displays, all playing the latest hockey, football, baseball and basketball games.

Over the weekend, the Artist Cafe is open 24 hours. From 7 am to 11 pm the rest of the week, guests can enjoy a range of food, from chicken wings to blackened Atlantic Salmon at this upscale restaurant.

The Market Buffet serves up a Sunday brunch and opens for lunch and dinner throughout the week, while the Taza Mediterranean Grill is open from 7 am for breakfast and throughout each day.

If burgers and fries are what you're craving, Johnny Rockets recently opened up on site in the summer of 2013.
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Entertainment
Throughout the 100,000 square-foot gaming space are 2,500 slot and gaming machines, complete with Total Touch technology, allowing you to order your favourite cocktail without leaving your machine.

A total of 84 gaming tables includes baccarat, blackjack, Carribbean Stud Poker, craps, Let it Ride, Pai Gow Poker and roulette. The 24-hour poker room offers $3-start tables for beginners as well as daily, weekly and monthly tournaments for the more advanced player.

The 5,000-seat Colosseum, the largest among the Caesars brand, boasts world-famous concerts and comedy acts throughout the year.

On the main floor of the casino is Cosmos Cocktail Lounge, offering a rotating list of live music.

Also on site, the Estetica Windsor Spa and Salon will be sure to relieve your tense gamer's muscles and rejuvenate you for a second round, or get you ready for a night out.
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