The Hampton Inn & Suites Toronto Airport is located on Caroga Drive in Mississauga, Ontario. This hotel is situated in an industrial area and is located almost across the street from the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). However, travel to the airport is about a 7 minute drive (because of the network of highways and ramps surrounding the airport). This hotel offers a free, on-demand, shuttle service to YYZ and travel may be arranged through the hotel directly.
This hotel offers 200 guest rooms (comprised of rooms and suites) and provides both smoking and non-smoking accommodations. This property does not allow pets. All units include free wireless Internet access, lap desks, flat screen televisions with pay-per-view movies and video games, telephones, alarm clocks, coffeemakers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, and free weekday newspapers. Suites also include sofa beds, mini-fridges, and microwaves. Parking is available on site for an additional $12 per night.
A free buffet breakfast is served, daily, from 6:00am - 10:00am
On-site recreational facilities include a fitness centre and an indoor pool. The on-site business centre provides the following services: copying ($0.10 per page), faxing ($1.00 per page), free printing, and out-going mail. Other amenities include a convenience store (24-hours), ATM, coin-operated laundry, dry cleaning (extra fee applies), and safe deposit boxes.
The Toronto Congress Centre (conference and exhibition venue) is about a 7 minute drive away from this hotel, while Yorkdale Mall (shopping centre) is about a 15 minute drive from this hotel (via the 401-East). Downtown Toronto attractions such as the Theatre District (King Street West at University Avenue), Art Gallery of Ontario, and Queen Street West (shopping and entertainment district) are about a 30 minute drive from this hotel, via Highway 427 and the Gardiner Expressway (driving time estimates: Google Maps).
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 19, 2012: The free breakfast buffet is served from 6:00am - 10:00am.
Positive reviews for this hotel greatly outnumbered negative comments, among the reviews used for this analysis. Many guests also noted that they were likely to return to this hotel again in the future or that they would recommend this property to others.
Many guests described their rooms as clean, spacious, and well-appointed with modern furniture. A few reviewers also specifically noted that the beds were comfortable. A couple of guests said that the bathrooms were also spacious and several reviewers thought that the hotel, in general, was clean.
Many reviewers thought that the location of this hotel was ideal for accessing the airport (YYZ) and a few guests also mentioned finding the Toronto Congress Centre within a short drive of this property. A few reviewers found the hotel convenient for accessing major highways for travel to downtown Toronto.
The staff, throughout the hotel, were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service. Reviewers described the front desk agents as professional, attentive, knowledgeable, organized, and quick to answer questions or provide directions. One guest said, "it is so nice to see happy and smiling staff upon arrival".
The free breakfast was praised, by many reviewers, for the food quality and variety. Guests described the selection as including eggs, french toast, oatmeal, and fruit salad. One reviewer said that you "can't beat the Hampton breakfast".
The free airport shuttle, 24-hour coffee and tea station, well-equipped and modern fitness centre, pool area, and coin-operated laundry machines were all mentioned as added value features.
As mentioned above, most guests described positive experiences at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis. However several guests expressed concerns about the parking facility.
Several reviewers complained about the parking fees ($12 per night) and thought that parking should have been included in the room rate.
A few other guests had difficulty finding available parking spaces, while a couple of other reviewers found the layout of the parking facility to be confusing.
Other isolated complaints included noise disturbances from children running in the halls and that there was no on-site restaurant at this location.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5.0, with 92% of 73 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 57 properties in Mississauga, based on 100 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.4 out of 5.0, from 104 guest reviews.
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 19, 2012: The free breakfast buffet is served, daily, from 6:00am - 10:00am.