Toronto Pearson Airport hotel options are aplenty. From hotels that cater to families, to ultra-luxury options, to budget accommodation, the city boasts a variety of hotel types for everyone if you are flying through YYZ.
About Toronto International Airport
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is the largest and busiest airport in Canada and the second largest in North America, after John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Over 60 airlines fly from Toronto to destinations worldwide. YYZ is the main hub for Air Canada and a hub for WestJet. A free Terminal Link will take you between terminals. The airport also has free WiFi and upscale dining options, including LEE Kitchen by Susur Lee, The Hearth by Lynn Crawford and Boccone Trattoria by Massimo Capra. Uber Eats will also deliver food directly to a number of Terminal 3 Domestic-International gates.
As the airport to Canada’s biggest city and economic hub, there are plenty of options when it comes to hotels, parking, as well as getting to and from downtown Toronto.
Best Luxury Hotel near Toronto Pearson Airport
Best for: Convenient airport hotel option with plenty of amenities
Rates from: Standard room rates are priced at around $249/night
For those catching an early morning flight out of YYZ, staying at the airport is convenient. The Sheraton Gateway Hotel is located at Terminal 3, where a large number of airlines fly out of. It’s a short walk across the covered walkway from the hotel to check-in counters and departure gates. Getting to Terminal 1 is also a quick trip via the free Terminal Link train.
The Sheraton Gateway Hotel features 474 rooms, some with runway views. The hotel is also pet-friendly and offers a 24-hour gym and indoor pool. Air Canada travellers can benefit from the Air Canada Stopover Program that offers a stay for free or at a reduced rate for one night at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel.
Best Mid-Range Hotels near Toronto Pearson
Best for: Transportation to/from YYZ with plenty of food & drink options
Rates from: Starting around $188/night
The nearby Westin Toronto Airport hotel is equipped with two restaurants, an indoor heated pool, fitness centre and daily parking for an additional rate. Rooms are modern and tastefully decorated, with free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Their large suites include flat-screen TV and sofa to unwind, as well as a dining table with seating for six. The hotel has a restaurant for breakfast, bar and grill open for lunch and dinner and Starbucks. The Westin Toronto Airport offers a 24-hour airport shuttle to YYZ every 30 minutes.
Best for: Closest hotel to Toronto Pearson Airport
Rates from: Rooms start at around $187/night
You can’t get much closer to Pearson Airport than the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites. The hotel is located across the street from the airport and offers a 24-hour airport shuttle service. The hotel has over 400 rooms with WiFi and flat screen TV, as well as a restaurant, bar and heated outdoor swimming pool. They also offer a Park & Go package for parking your car.
Best for: Park, Stay & Go package
Rates from: $165/night
Your stay at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport hotel includes access to their fitness centre, indoor pool, sauna and hot tub. The hotel has an on-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as an elegant bar and lounge. In-room dining is also available. A perk of staying at the Crowne Plaza is their Park, Stay & Go package. Stay one night and you can park up to 15 days free. An airport shuttle is also available to Toronto Pearson.
Best for: Fitness centre & indoor pool
Rates from: Room prices start around $206/night
The Novotel Toronto Mississauga Centre is a mid-range, 3-star hotel located 15 minutes from Toronto Pearson Airport. It’s ideal for travellers visiting Mississauga or wanting to avoid the busy downtown Toronto area. Standard rooms feature a simple, contemporary design with cable TV and high-speed internet. The Executive Room on the top floor offers better amenities, including bottled water and daily newspaper, and upgraded bathroom amenities. The hotel also has a fitness centre and a heated salt water indoor pool. Square One Shopping Centre is across the road from the hotel and the Living Arts Centre is a few blocks away.
Best for: Free buffet breakfast & 24-hour fitness centre
Rates from: $166/night
The Hampton Inn & Suites Toronto Airport has 200 guest rooms with LCD TV, complimentary newspapers, free local calls and WiFi. Guests can also take advantage of a free hot and cold buffet breakfast, served daily from 6 am -10 am. This hotel is close to Toronto Congress Centre and Woodbine Racetrack. Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness centre, laundry and gift shop. Self-parking is also available.
Best Budget Hotels near Toronto Pearson Airport
Best for: Modern and budget-friendly airport hotel
Rates from: Hotel rooms are well priced at around $179/night
The ALT Hotel is a sleek, contemporary budget-friendly option from the Le Germain group of hotels. Amenities include a choice of one or two beds, free WiFi, coffee maker, workstation, as well as a yoga mat – available upon request. Instead of a restaurant, the ALT Hotel has the Altcetera counter, a 24-hour snack bar with choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner and reasonably priced alcohol in the evening. ALT Hotel connects you to Pearson’s Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 via the Terminal Link.
Best for: Free parking and 24-hour airport shuttle
Rates from: $155/night. The hotel is pet-friendly and your pets can stay for an additional fee of $45.
The Hotel Carlingview Toronto Airport offers a comfortable stay and good value. Amenities include free pastries and coffee in the morning, a 24-hour airport shuttle to YYZ and WiFi in guestrooms. Their 112 hotel rooms recently received a makeover, including new mattresses and bedding. Guest rooms come in a choice of king bed and pullout sofa or two queen beds – making it an ideal stay for families. Overnight parking is also available for a fee.
Best Hotels in Toronto for Every Budget
Best for: Family-friendly hotel in downtown Toronto
Rates from: Rooms in this mid-range hotel start at around $180/night
One of the best family-friendly hotels is the Chelsea Hotel in Downtown Toronto. Hotel rooms range from the more basic Chelsea Room right up to the Family Fun Suite, which includes a kitchen, private balcony, and a kid’s corner with XBox and movies. The Chelsea has a market garden buffet, where you can pick up food to go, even order pizza to be delivered to your room.
The hotel is known for its Family Fun Zone on the second floor, with a family pool and corkscrew waterslide. For younger kids, the Kid Centre has educational and art activities, dress-up costumes, even pet bunnies. Older kids can hang out at Club 33 where they can play old school arcade games, foosball, XBox, and shoot pool. There’s also a separate adult fitness room and pool.
Best for: Ultimate luxury hotel experience in the heart of Toronto
Rates from: Luxurious hotel suites are priced around $515 per night
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is an upmarket and centrally located hotel. Providing five-star service, five-star amenities, and with an AAA Five Diamond rating, it is one of the best hotels in Canada. The hotel is housed in a modern building with a large glass facade, sophisticated interior, and an impressive art collection of more than 400 pieces by Canadian artists. The Ritz Bar serves signature cocktails, or take afternoon tea on the DEQ Terrace and Lounge. Their on-site spa facilities are also world-class. Toronto’s vibrant entertainment district is minutes away and it’s also the best option for celebrity spotting during the Toronto International Film Festival.
Best for: Stylish & artsy hotel experience
Rates from: Rates start at $249/night for their smallest room, The Nook, and fun and quirky packages are available at the Drake Hotel.
The Drake Hotel on Toronto’s Queen Street West oozes cool. Art appears in unexpected places throughout the hotel and each room is uniquely decorated. The open concept bedrooms are equipped with a unique selection of snacks and drinks, flat screen TVs, free WiFi, upscale toiletries and handmade dolls. When you’re not relaxing in your room, hit up the Sky Yard bar for drinks. Amenities include 24-hour front desk and concierge, onsite cultural activities, complimentary yoga and spin classes.
Best for: High tea at the famous Library Bar
Rates from: Suites start at $218/night
The Fairmont Royal York hotel is a landmark in this city, and its guests have included members of the royal family. The elegant, 90-year-old hotel underwent a recent renovation, including the pool and health spa. Rooms are equipped with contemporary furniture, HD flat screen TVs and rainfall showers. The hotel’s Library Bar is as well known for its high tea as it is its martinis – and was also one of the filming locations for The Handmaid’s Tale.
Best for: Those looking for a modern, pet-friendly hotel in Toronto
Rates from: Suites in this high-end hotel start at $309/night
If you’re looking for a sleek stay where opulence abounds, book into the Bisha Hotel Toronto. Suites range from The Nina with a king bed, a marbled bathroom, lacquered wood, crushed velvet and arresting artwork to The Stella Suite with a separate living area, plush velvet seating, floor to ceiling windows and sleek black marble-lined bathroom. Hotel amenities include KOST, a Baja-Mexican rooftop restaurant, gym, and stunning outdoor rooftop pool with views of Toronto. Pets are also welcome.
Parking at Toronto Pearson Airport
Parking options at Toronto Pearson Airport range from Valet Care at $25 per day, in addition to daily parking rates. Pull up to the curb, hand us your keys and step into the terminal. For short term trips, Pearson offers daily park garages, a value park garage for longer stays, and a value park lot for extended trips. Some nearby hotels also offer parking services as part of your stay.
Park’N Fly is also available at Toronto Pearson, with a 24/7 complimentary shuttle and services ranging from self-park to valet services.
Getting to/from downtown Toronto
There are a number of options to quickly transport visitors from the airport to Toronto’s best hotels.
Union Pearson Express (UP Express) is an air-rail link that connects travellers from Pearson Airport to Toronto’s Union Station in 25 minutes. Trains leave every 15 minutes and UP Express offers free WiFi, as well as an airline check-in kiosk to print off boarding passes and luggage tags. UP Express also posts updates on flight information. Adult tickets are priced at $12.35 one way and $24.70 return + tax.
It is also possible to travel to Toronto on the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) by express bus and subway to downtown Toronto from Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. The TTC is a slower option but only costs $3 each way.
Licensed taxis and limousines are also available from Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 for a flat rate. Plan on around $50-$60 in a taxi for Toronto downtown locations.
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