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Element Vaughan Southwest

9.2 | Excellent
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Highly praised Vaughan hotel near Hwy 407 with modern decor, kitchenettes and free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Many lodgers praised their clean and modern rooms
  • The hotel was found to be close to shopping and highway access
Cons
  • A few guests reported a lack of dishwasher soap and noise transfer in their rooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 23, 2015
Overview
This hotel is just off Highway 7, about a 3-minute drive from the 407 and about a 17-minute drive from Vaughan's city centre. Element Vaughan Southwest is geared towards business or vacation travellers who prefer a pet-friendly hotel with kitchenettes, a free breakfast, meeting space and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, a coffeemaker, a kitchenette, a sitting area with a sofabed, a desk, an in-room safe, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a separate bedroom are also available and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, meeting space, a business centre, a convenience store, guest laundry, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets are permitted in designated rooms upon request free of charge.

Vaughan Mills Shopping Mall is about a 10-minute drive from the hotel, while Canada's Wonderland can be found 13 minutes away by car. Embassy Grand Convention Centre is roughly a 3-minute drive away and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 9-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets free upon request, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 22, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by guests. They were characterized as friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and professional.

Many lodgers praised their accommodations at the hotel, describing their rooms as well equipped, clean, spacious and modern, with comfortable beds. One patron remarked, "We were blown away with our room. It was appointed with any and every amenity imaginable. It felt like a luxury condo with housekeeping!". A few guests had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).

Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as easy to find and close to highway access, shopping, the airport, restaurants and Vaughan Mills Shopping Mall.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of reviewers were impressed with their clean and modern rooms, a few lodgers had complaints. They reported a lack of dish washing soap in the rooms as well as noisy air conditioning and noise transfer from guests in the hallways.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 12 Vaughan hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 49 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 22, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 9.2/10 based on 585 reviews

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Map Marker Element Vaughan Southwest
6170 Highway 7, Vaughan, ON