The Residence Inn Toronto Mississauga is an all-suite property that offers full kitchens in each unit and is ideal for families or business travellers who may be in need of longer stay accommodations. The Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is about an 18 minute drive from this hotel.
This hotel offers 100 suites on 5 floors and is 100% smoke-free. Pets are permitted for an additional $100 (non-refundable) per stay cleaning fee. All units include kitchenettes with full-sized appliances (stoves, fridges, microwaves, dishwashers, coffeemakers, cookware, flatware, dishes, and glasses), free wireless Internet, desks, alarm clocks, televisions with pay-per-view movies, two-line telephones with voice mail, irons and ironing boards, hair dryers, and air conditioning. Free parking is available on site.
A free breakfast buffet is served on weekdays from 6:30am - 9:30am on weekends from 7:00am - 10:00am. A manger's reception, which includes dinner items and beverages, is offered Monday - Wednesday from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Free coffee and tea is available, 24-hours, in the lobby.
Recreational facilities at this hotel include a fitness centre, indoor pool, and hot tub. Other amenities include free grocery delivery service, business centre (print, copy, fax, post, and messenger services - extra fees may apply), a BBQ and picnic area, coin-operated laundry machines, dry-cleaning service (extra fee applies), safe deposit boxes, and free newspapers in the lobby. A free corporate shuttle is also available for travel within 5km of the hotel (may be arranged through the hotel directly).
This hotel is situated in an industrial/commercial area of north-west Mississauga and is about a 4 minute drive from the nearest Highway 401 interchange (Mississauga Road). Square One (shopping mall) and Playdium (arcade, batting cages, go-carts, and mini-golf) are both about 20 minutes by car from this hotel. The Hershey Centre (hockey arena and home of the OHL Mississauga Steelheads) is about a 19 minute drive from this property.
Downtown Toronto attractions, such as the CN Tower, Harbourfront area, and Theatre district, can be accessed in about 38 minutes, by car, via the 401-East and the Gardiner Expressway (driving time estimates: Google Maps).
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 30, 2012: The free breakfast is served on weekdays from 6:30am - 9:30am and on weekends from 7:00am - 10:00am. The manager's reception, which features dinner items and beverages, is served Monday - Wednesday from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.
Most guests described overall positive experiences at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many guests described their rooms as clean, well-maintained, and spacious. A few reviewers also mentioned being impressed with the room configurations that included multiple rooms and multiple televisions. A few guests also complimented the full kitchens and found them to be an added convenience. One guest said that the kitchen allowed her to "enjoy the comforts of home".
The front desk agents at this hotel were complimented for their friendly and helpful service. Guests also described the staff as polite and accommodating. One guest said that the hotel had "awesome service", while another reviewer was "amazed at how friendly [the staff] were".
The free breakfast also received praise from several reviewers for the ample selection and food quality. One guest described the breakfast buffet as "excellent".
The pool also received a couple of compliments for being clean and adequately heated.
Several guests recommended this property or said that they were likely to stay at this hotel again in the future. A few reviewers also noted that the room rates were reasonable.
While most reviews for this hotel were positive, among the reviews used for this analysis, there were a few common concerns mentioned.
Several guests complained about the industrial location of this hotel and found few amenities, such as restaurants or shopping, in the neighbourhood immediately surrounding the property. A few other reviewers noted that the location made it necessary to have a car to access downtown Toronto.
A few guests found their beds to be uncomfortably firm, while a couple of other reviewers thought that their beds were too small.
The wireless Internet service also received a few complaints for being slow and unreliable, especially in the evenings.
While the free breakfast received compliments for the selection and food quality, as mentioned above, the service at the breakfast received a couple of complaints. Some guests described the service at the breakfast as poor, with one reviewer stating that it was "hard to get service from the unfriendly workers". Another guest mentioned that clean utensils and plates were not replenished frequently enough.
A couple of reviewers were disturbed in their rooms by noise. One guest found street traffic noise to be disruptive, while another reviewer found the in-room dishwasher to be too loud.
MyTravelGuide.com gave this hotel an average score of 9.0 out of 10, based on 127 guest ratings.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #25 out of 57 properties in Mississauga, from 23 reviews.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.8 out of 5.0, with 100% of 9 guests recommending the property.
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 30, 2012: The free breakfast is served on weekdays from 6:30am - 9:30am and on weekends from 7:00am - 10:00am. The manager's reception, which includes dinner items and beverages, is served Monday-Wednesday from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.