Located about a 4-minute drive from Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and a 2-minute drive from the nearest Highway 409 on-ramp, the Alt Hotel Toronto Pearson is suitable for car or air travellers who prefer a hotel with meeting space, easy highway access and a free airport shuttle.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request and pets are permitted for $30 per pet, per stay. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are offered.
Hotel amenities include a fitness centre, meeting/conference space, a business centre and grab-and-go options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A free 24-hour round-trip airport shuttle is also available (please contact the hotel for details). Parking is an additional $15 per day.
Sherway Gardens offers shopping about an 11-minute drive from the hotel, while Mississauga's city centre can be found 16 minutes away by car. The International Centre is roughly a 4-minute drive away and downtown Toronto is a 25-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, parking $15/day, pets $30/pet/stay, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 12, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff and value.
The hotel's accommodations were praised by many lodgers. They described their rooms as clean, modern, quiet, spacious, well designed and beautiful, with comfortable beds and linens and good-quality toiletries. A few guests had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).
Numerous reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received, and found the staff to be accommodating, efficient and knowledgeable. One patron recounted, "They were so nice, unbelievable! They explained to us how to get to places the cheapest way possible, they called places for us to see if we could buy passes there, they called for prices, they even printed out everything we needed to do to get to where we wanted. Fantastic when you're a tourist!".
Several guests were impressed with the hotel's value. They described the rates as reasonable, excellent and outstanding, and also cited the free airport shuttle as contributing to the hotel's overall worth.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms and the hotel's lack of restaurant.
Although the majority of guests praised their clean and modern accommodations, a few lodgers were disappointed to find there were no coffeemakers or mini-fridges in their rooms.
Although the hotel does offer grab-and-go food in their lobby, a few patrons complained there was no proper sit-down restaurant available at the hotel or nearby.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 with a 94% recommendation rate from 181 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 9.2 out of 10 from 174 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 57 Mississauga hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 167 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 12, 2013 to verify some information.