Mississauga has a large number of hotels to choose from and it’s a good place to stay, especially for families wanting more space and a pool for the kids, as downtown hotels offering suites and pools are considerably more expensive. Mississauga is also reasonably close to Toronto’s Pearson airport, so this may fit the bill for guests travelling by air and having a car rental for exploring the GTA. My picks are all good value hotels that guests typically enjoyed and that provide good amenities for all types of guests and groups.
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Our Editor's Top 5 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$100 CAD
Nicely laid out rooms with mini-fridge and microwave, indoor pool, hot tub, BBQ, patio
I picked the very highly-rated Admiral Inn because it’s an outstanding hotel at a lower price point. I liked the rooms here for being spacious, and nicely-laid out with modern furnishing and fixtures. The mini-fridge and microwave are standard room amenities at this hotel.

There’s a 24-hr fitness centre and indoor pool for guests to enjoy, along with a hot tub and sauna. Guests can also BBQ outside and enjoy the outdoor patio and grounds.

It’s only a half hour’s drive to the big city, Toronto, so excellent value for those who don’t mind the drive. If you want to enjoy the immediate area, you can walk for 10 minutes and find a small shopping plaza with a large selection of restaurants on the way, a grocery store and a drug store.

There’s even a well-liked free hot breakfast and free parking and Wi-Fi for all guests.

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Book from ~$116 CAD
Spacious suites, full kitchens, indoor pool, hot tub, convenience store, guest BBQ
I like the Staybridge Suites for the refined excellence they provide to families and those who need extended stay accommodations. They have well-kept and well-furnished public spaces and rooms, that have quality wood finishes in many places. Guest accommodations are all spacious suites with fully-equipped kitchens and a dining area.

Guests are treated to free breakfast daily and a free dinner from Tuesday to Thursday. It is well reviewed online with many guests saying they will return here for the good value they received. There are lots of things to do on site with an indoor pool, hot tub, BBQ. Guests can keep up with their exercise regime at the fitness centre. Other freebies include Wi-Fi, parking and free guest laundry.

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Book from ~$117 CAD
Highly praised Mississauga hotel offers full suites with kitchens, indoor pool & freebies
Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto - Mississauga is an all-round great hotel and its ratings reflect its excellent amenities and service. This mid-range hotel has so many freebies that it’s practically a steal to stay here, especially for being so close to Toronto. They feed you every morning and almost every weeknight for free and parking along with Wi-Fi are also included in the room price.

It’s easy to access the highways for exploring and it’s across the street from restaurants and a movie theatre. Square One, an upscale shopping mall, the airport and several attractions are also a short drive away.

If you’re travelling with children, you can save on eating out expenses by making some meals in your suite’s kitchen and the hotel will do your grocery shopping for you while you enjoy some family time utilizing their free DVD rentals or indoor pool with hot tub.

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Book from ~$146 CAD
Newer Mississauga hotel with comfortable rooms, indoor pool and free breakfast
The Fairfield Inn & Suites Toronto Mississauga is another veritable gem, a newer property and reasonably priced hotel that is only 11 minutes from the airport. This is a well-managed and well-maintained hotel with pleasant and professional staff offering several freebies including breakfast and parking.

The location is an asset as it is a short walk to several good restaurant choices and movie theatre. There are mini-fridges in all rooms allowing for extra savings, storage of restaurant leftovers and light in-room meals and snacks. It’s close to Square One shopping mall, 11 minutes by car and about 30 minutes to Toronto’s city centre.

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Book from ~$118 CAD
Toronto airport hotel 9 mins to YYZ with free shuttle, free parking and kitchen suites
If you want to stay in Mississauga and would like a free airport shuttle, the TownPlace Suites will likely be a perfect fit. Other freebies include Wi-Fi, parking, and breakfast. It’s also quite close to downtown, only 23 minutes (in regular traffic conditions) and one of the closest Mississauga hotels to the airport, only 9 minutes.

Some rooms face a golf course for added serenity and every room comes with kitchen facilities. Families can bring their pooch for a one-time fee, handy for those staying over a longer period. There is also an indoor pool and fitness centre for some R&R.

The 5 Most Popular Hotels in Mississauga

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$86 CAD
Conveniently located close to Highway 401, the staff and rooms are well-liked
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Book from ~$62 CAD
Close to YYZ, affordable, and free parking - but no elevator and no free shuttle
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Book from ~$80 CAD
Budget-friendly with a free airport shuttle and about 10km from the YYZ airport

Choosing A Hotel in Mississauga

Quick Summary of Most Popular Areas
Port Credit: scenic waterfront area with shops, art shows and festivals
Streetsville: the village within the city
Toronto Airport: Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada's largest and most used airport


You are in Mississauga, now what?
Surprise! You've just landed at Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and booked a hotel near the Toronto Airport only to find that you're actually in Mississauga. Don't fret though, Toronto is not overly hard to get to, plus there is a bunch of stuff to do in Mississauga as well. Just a hint to out-of-towners: If you want to spend your days in Toronto, book a hotel downtown Toronto and not near the airport.


If you do happen to be in Mississauga for a reason and not by accident you'll most definitely want to check out either Port Credit or Streetsville, or both. Port Credit is a fairly scenic area that stretches across the waterfront and is where you'll find many boutique shops as well as a 22km stretch of the 650km Waterfront Trail (the full trail stretches from Niagara-On-The-Lake to the Quebec border). Streetsville is a quaint village and has a cozy main street with a handful of shops.

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Entertainment options
It's been called 'Ontario's shopping capital' although I'm pretty sure they dubbed that themselves... Mississauga does have a fairly large shopping mall called Square One, which is something like a million square feet. Mississauga is also home to Playdium (a pretty awesome indoor/outdoor gaming park) and the popular Woodbine Racetrack (for those that enjoy the smell of horse manure while gambling).


How to get around the city
Finally, important to note, Mississauga is not a walkable city so you will need some mode of transportation to get around. Driving is probably the most convenient as navigating and parking is fairly easy. However, if you are flying into Mississauga and renting a car is not in the budget you can easily get around with Mississauga's public transit bus system - miWay.


Surrounding Area
Downtown Toronto...ya let's face it, you probably meant to go to Toronto. Joking aside, Mississauga is about a 20 minute drive from Oakville and only about 2,000km from beautiful Daytona Beach, FL.

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