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Finding a Hotel in Hamilton, ON

• A WorldWeb.com Travel Guide for Hamilton, Ontario.

Situated on the western tip of Lake Ontario is the lively urban centre of Hamilton, Ontario. Located about halfway between Toronto and Buffalo, New York, Hamilton offers a prime location, restaurants and shops galore and with over half a million residents, there's always something going on in the city. Visitors can make themselves at home in an assortment of hotels and motels with clean, spacious, comfortable rooms that satisfy various tastes and budgets.


Downtown Hamilton dwellers can enjoy the convenience of attractions, restaurants and shops only minutes from their hotel rooms. Among the perks to staying downtown is the restaurant scene, which offers a global feast with everything from hearty Irish to zesty Italian fare. The city's centre also has a diverse mix of stores selling trendy clothing, gadgets for the home and numerous other items. In addition to dining and shopping, visitors can keep busy by touring the vibrant Art Gallery of Hamilton or perhaps catching a Hamilton Bulldogs hockey game or a concert at the bustling Copps Coliseum.

Downtown Hamilton hotels typically feature spacious rooms with king or queen beds. Visitors can choose from standard guest rooms with cable TV, desks, phones with voicemail, private bathrooms and Internet or splurge for a suite with features like Jacuzzi bathtubs, kitchenettes and separate living room areas.

The city's downtown hotel selection includes established brand-name hotels, which are on the higher end of the price range, popular budget chain hotels and charming independent hotels. Downtown accommodations offer an extensive list of amenities to make guests feel at ease, such as daily housekeeping, room service, fitness centres, business centres and on-site restaurants.


Although there are a multitude of hotels and motels to choose from in Hamilton's downtown core, visitors will also find accommodation gems outside of the city centre. Travellers catching an early flight will appreciate the accommodations near the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. Budget hotels along with sleek brand-name hotels like The Courtyard By Marriot Hamilton on Upper James Street are in close proximity to the airport. Situated east of downtown near Stoney Creek are several chain hotels with convenient amenities like continental breakfasts, wireless Internet and on-site guest laundry services.

Although outside of Hamilton, the city of Burlington offers easy access to Hamilton via the Burlington Bay James N. Allan Skyway. Like Hamilton, visitors can choose from a wide variety of hotels and motels on different budgets in Burlington.

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