Located just east of Highway 400 and an 8-minute drive from Vaughan's city centre, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Vaughan is popular with travellers who require a hotel with extended-stay amenities and easy highway access.
This property has 140 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a full kitchen, a desk, a sitting area, a dining area, an iPod docking station, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer one king bed, while one and two-bedroom suites are also available and offer a separate living area with a sofabed.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, fitness facilites, a business centre, meeting/conference space, a free daily continental breakfast and a free dinner from Monday through Thursday. Parking is free, pets are not permitted, and the hotel offers wheelchair accessible rooms.
Nearby restaurants include Alice Fazooli's and Dave & Busters, which can both be found within a 6-minute drive of the hotel. Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre is roughly an 8-minute drive northward, while Canada's Wonderland Amusement Park is about a 10-minute drive north of the hotel. Downtown Toronto is a 35-minute drive southeast and Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 17-minute drive southwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on March 6, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast, pets not permitted.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff and location.
Numerous reviewers praised the accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as well laid out, nicely decorated, clean, spacious, modern and well equipped, with comfortable beds and linens.
Many guests praised the hotel's staff and characterized them as courteous and accommodating.
The hotel's location was complimented by several patrons. They described it as being close to Canada's Wonderland, downtown Toronto, York University, Vaughn Mills Shopping Centre, Highway 400, and Walmart.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of common complaints about noise transfer and the free dinners.
Some guests reported noise disruptions during their stay. They complained of neighbours' doors slamming across the hallway, noisy air conditioning units, and highway noise.
Although the majority of reviewers that commented on the free dinners were pleased with the meal, a few lodgers felt the opposite and had complaints. These guests reported cold and undercooked food, as well as a limited variety.
guest reviews ranked the hotel 1 out of 11 Vaughan hotels from 117 guest reviews.Expedia.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.6 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation from 30 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 9.3 out of 10 from 25 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 6, 2013 to verify some information.