After humans, our dog and cat friends frequently travel by plane and stay at hotels. However, as pet owners are well aware, that not all hotels welcome them.
Allergies and cleaning after an animal has stayed in a room are major concerns for all hotels. While some hotels will allow a pet in any of their rooms, others will have specific rooms designated for pets and their owners.
Most hotels will charge a cleaning fee when you bring a pet. This fee could be in a one time deposit or charged per night. You may also be limited to bring only cats or dogs. Also there will be limit of no more that two pets per room and each pet must weigh under 60 lbs.
Please note, you must never leave your pet unattended in any hotel room. It may create a dangerous situation and you will be faced with a very hefty fine.
In this article, we discuss pet-friendly hotels around the Toronto Pearson International Airport. Most of these hotels are located on Dixon Rd in Toronto which becomes Airport Rd. in Mississauga.
There are a few airport hotels in Mississauga on Dixie Rd which welcome pets and these are listed here as well.
All the hotels listed here provide a free shuttle to the airport. All pets must be on a leash but please check with your hotel of choice if you require them in a pet-carrier.
Those readers who have severe allergies may also go through this list to decide which hotels they might best want to avoid.
Pet friendly airport hotels along Airport Rd. and Dixon Rd.
[table id=”compare-hotels-table”] Hotel, Rating, Pet fee, Room price per night, Book
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, 8.4, Free, C$ 265, Book now
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, 8.3, C$ 75 one time, C$ 211, Book now
Pet friendly airport hotels along Dixie Rd. and Eglinton Ave. Mississauga
[table id=”compare-hotels-table”] Hotel, Rating, Pet fee, Room price per night, Book
Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Airport Corporate Centre, 8.7, C$ 50 one time, C$ 268, Book now
We have discussed many hotels around Toronto Pearson International Airport based on specific topics:
- Toronto Airport Hotels with Free Shuttle
- Hotels in Mississauga with free shuttle to the airport
- Hotels near Toronto Airport with Free Parking
- Toronto Airport Hotels with long-term parking
Sheraton Gateway Hotel stands just outside the doors of Terminal 3 of the Toronto Pearson Airport. It is the most recognizable landmark for any one arriving at Terminal 3. If your flight is delayed and you are given a voucher to a hotel or a lounge, chances are that it will be at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel.
It is connected to the LINK train that shuttles passengers for free between Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. So, if you have landed at Terminal 1, just follow the signs for “Terminal Link” and take the train to Terminal 3. Once there, follow the signs to the Sheraton Gateway Hotel.
Pets are welcome here with a one time fee of $125 per stay.
The hotel has 474 rooms and suites occupying 8 floors. One set of rooms face the airport runway and the rest face the city. If you simply book a room at the lowest rate, you will be given a room facing the city.
Every room comes with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a work-desk and chair and a coffee-maker. A refrigerator can be made available on request.
The suites have separate living and bedroom areas. The living room has a sofa-bed, therefore facilitating for additional sleeping space. The suites are ideal and economical for families and small groups.
For breakfast you can head down to &More restaurant. You will find a menu of eggs made to order, sausages, bagels, pancakes, baked-goods and fruit. For lunch and dinner, you will find an off the grill menu of Burgers, Steaks, Wings and a cocktail menu with Hors d’oeuvres such as nachos, cheese-plate and cold cuts.
If you are a Sheraton Club member, you can access the Sheraton Club Lounge located just off the lobby. Here you will find complimentary breakfast, all day snacks a full bar offering handcrafted cocktails and free Wi-Fi to keep you connected.
If you are not a Sheraton Club Member, you can book a room with Club Lounge Access and enjoy all the perks.
Guests have complimentary access to the 24-hr Fitness center and the indoor heated pool. The fitness centre is extensively equipped with various Cardiovascular Equipment, Free Weights and Weight Machines. Clean towels are also provided for use on the equipment and at the swimming-pool.
Alt Hotel, part of the Germain Hotels Group is located on 6080 Viscount Rd, just west of Hwy 409. It one of two hotels that are directly connected to the LINK train that shuttles passengers for free to Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. The Sheraton Gateway Hotel is connected to the LINK station at Terminal 3.
To get to the Alt Hotel from the airport, take the LINK train to Viscount Station (the last stop). Get down to the ground level and exit at the main entrance (don’t take the walkway to the parking garage). The Alt Hotel is just outside by a 1 minute walk.
The Alt Hotel has 153 rooms across 14 floors. It offers only a single bed and a two bed room configurations. The rooms are furnished with a desk and chair, a coffee-maker, free wi-fi and a flat-screen TV. There is no fridge or microwave.
The bathrooms are clean and stocked with toiletries, hair-dryer and clean towels.
Breakfast is served at the Altceteria Cafe, where you can choose form a menu of Breakfast platter, wraps, sandwiches, oatmeal and fruit-bowl.
There is a Sosta Pizzeria in the Lobby downstairs that serves pizza, pasta and salads. It also has a wine and beer menu.
Pets are welcome to stay at the Alt Hotel. There is a limit of one pet per room and a $30 fee is required per stay.
Parking is available at the Alt Hotel for $20 per night. If you are looking for extended parking, then there is the Value Park Garage and Lot. Rates start at $30 per day but depending on the number of days you will leave your car, you can get a discount form 6% to upto 35%.
Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport is located on 6257 Airport Rd, on a dual-branded property, shared and connected with Element by Westin Toronto Airport. It is a 10 minute ride form the Toronto Pearson Airport.
Pets stay for free. There will be a waiver to sign, however and you will be assigned a pet-friendly room.
The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle which runs 24 hrs, picking up passengers form the arrivals area of Terminal 1 and Terminal 3
Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport has 205 rooms arranged over 7 floors. Every room comes with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a work-desk and ergonomic chair and a coffee-maker. The rooms are either in a 1 King bed or a 2 Queen bed configuration.
The bathrooms come fully stocked with toiletries and clean towels.
Guests have complimentary access to the indoor swimming pool and the fitness center, which is equipped with several cardio machines and free-weights.
Breakfast can be had at the Moments Restaurant & Lounge, where you can have a fully fry-up of eggs, sausages, bacon and home-fries. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, offering a grill menu. It has a large patio where you can dine in good weather.
Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel is located on 5875 Airport Road, next to Hwy 427 at the Mississauga-Toronto boundaries. It is a 10 minute ride form the airport. The hotel provides a 24-hour shuttle service which departs every 30 minutes form Terminal 1 at Column S5 and form Terminal 3 at Columns 41-43.
Pets up-to 75 lbs in size are welcome in the pet-friendly rooms. There is a $75 non-refundable fee required.
Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel has 419 rooms and suites arranged over 19 floors. Every room comes with a Flat screen TV, a coffee-maker and a work-desk and ergonomic chair. Wi-Fi costs extra. Fridges are only available in select rooms.
There are a variety of suite configurations offered such as 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and a Presidential Suite. Accessible Rooms are also available for guests who are mobile, sight or hearing impaired.
Guests have complimentary access to the Indoor swimming pool. The Fitness centre includes a fully equipped gym as well as a squash court.
The Mosaic Kitchen which serves daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. It features a world-fusion menu, as diverse as the culture of toronto. You will find burgers, steaks, grilled fish ond the same table with biryani, curry and nan.
Bliss Restaurant & Bar, also on site, offers an Italian menu of pastas, pizzas and salads. It is also open for breakfast with eggs made to order, sausages and home-fries.
Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel is located just next to a Park’N Fly location. While the hotel parking costs $30 per day, you may get a better deal next door.
Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport is a 451 room, 11 floor hotel, which stands just outside the Airport grounds. It is located on 970 Dixon Rd at the intersection of Hwy 427.
Form the rooms facing the airport, you will clearly see the planes and the control tower behind thousands of cars zooming past on the highway.
Pets are welcome here. Only one pet of a maximum 50 lbs in size is allowed per room. The fee for a pet is $75 for every three days. (So, if you stay 4 days, you will be charged $150)
The hotel provides a complimentary 24-hr shuttle, which picks up arriving guests form Terminal 1 at Column R3 and from Terminal 3 at Column 41.
Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport offers spacious rooms and suites. Every room comes with an ergonomic chair and desk. Amenities include a coffee-maker, a flat-screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.
The suites feature private bedrooms an separate living and dining areas. Some suites come with a kitchenette which includes a microwave, toaster, fridge and a sink.
When you check-in, ask for a pillow menu so you can choose the style and softness of the pillow which you will be most comfortable to sleep on.
All hotel guests have privileged access to the indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. The fitness centre has an extensive selection of equipment such as Elliptical Machines, Free Weights, Stationary Bicycles and Treadmills
There are two restaurants at the Holiday in Toronto Airport. Bistro YYZ offers breakfast made to order in the morning. It then opens for dinner and drinks in the evening.
For dinner you should try out Ruth’s Chris Steak House. It serves sizzling Prime steaks, seafood and desserts. It is only open for dinner service.
For lunch, there are some restaurants along Dixon Rd, but you have a more variety if you go west on Airport Rd towards Malton. Or you may simply ask for room service and order in.
The Westin Toronto Airport hotel is located on 950 Dixon Rd, just outside the airport. You can get quite a good view of the air-planes and the airport tower form those rooms facing the airport. The Westin is an upscale brand of Marriott International. It is known for its signature “Heavenly Bed mattresses”, with a plush pillow-top.
Pets stay here for free. Up-to two dogs of maximum 40 lbs size are allowed per room.
The Westin Toronto Airport hotel provides a 24-hr complimentary shuttle which leaves every half-hour from the arrivals area of Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.
There are 290 rooms and suites across 15 floors. The rooms are beautifully decorated and come with a desk and chair, mini-fridge, a coffee-maker, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.
The suites feature private bedrooms and separate living and dining areas. Some suites come with a full kitchen with a full-size fridge, microwave and a cooking-range.
Outside the rooms, guests have privileged access to the indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. The Westin Workout Fitness Studios are some of the best equipped hotel-gyms. You will find a variety of Elliptical Machines Exercise Bikes, Free Weights, Rowing Machines, Free weights and Treadmills.
For breakfast, you have a choice of Starbucks and the Atmosphere Restaurant that has a good breakfast menu. The Crosswinds Bar and Grill is open for lunch and dinner and features off the grill menu and cocktails.
The Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel is located on the corner of 901 Dixon Rd. and Carlingview Dr. It is a full service hotel featuring a 26,000 sq-ft event space for weddings and conferences.
Pets are welcome here with a $60 fee per stay.
The hotel has 424 rooms over 9 floors. The rooms are decorated with bright colours that are inviting. Each room comes furnished with and a work-desk and ergonomic chair. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and a coffee-maker.
The Toronto Airport Marriott also has suites which are much spacious and have separate bedrooms and living rooms, complete with a dining area.
Guest have free access to the hotel’s fitness centre and the indoor swimming-pool. The gym is fully equipped with several cardio machines and free weights. Clean towels are available in designated areas.
There are two restaurants on site: Wayside Social Eatery and M Club Lounge.
The Wayside Social Eatery offers indoor dining as well as room-service for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
M Club Lounge is open for all day snacks and drinks. It is a nice place to catch up on work while absorbing the view of Hole 5 of the Royal Woodbine Golf Culb.
The Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel stands next to its mid-scale counterpart, Courtyard by Marriott. A complimentary van shuttles guests and passengers form both hotels to the airport, which is about 10 minutes away.
The Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre is located on 801 Dixon Rd. It has a 19000 sq-ft banqueting and events centre that includes a patio and an outdoor garden open in the summer.
The hotel is a 10 minute drive from the airport. It provides a complementary 24-hr shuttle, picking up guests at the arrivals area of Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.
Pets stay here for free. That maximum size of your pet can be up-to 80 lbs.
There are 249 rooms and suites arranged over 8 floors. Every room is furnished with a work-desk and ergonomic chair, a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge and a coffee-maker. Guest have free access to Wi-Fi and Cable TV. The suites feature separated living and bedroom areas.
Guests have complimentary access to an indoor heated swimming pool and a 24-hr fitness centre. The pool lies under a beautiful glass canopy allowing maximum sunlight and a feeling of being outside – especially when the temperatures are at freezing. The fitness centre is extensively equipped with several cardio machines such as treadmills, ellipticals, exercise-bikes and free-weights.
For breakfast head down to Olio, a Mediterranean restaurant featuring a grill menu inspired by Italy, Spain, Greece, France & Morocco. Breakfast includes eggs made to order, toast, home-fries, croissants, fruit and more.
There are other restaurants within a short walk form the hotel, however, they too happen to be bar and grills such as Chop Steakhouse, Montana’s, Moxies and Jack Astor’s
Sandman Signature Toronto Airport Hotel is located and 55 Reading Court. The major intersection is Dixon Rd, and Hwy 27. It stands next to the Royal Woodbine Golf Club which was built ove Mimico Creek.
The hotel is less than 10 minutes away form the Toronto Pearson International Airport. Infact form some rooms, you will clearly be able to see the planes and the airport tower some distance away. A free 24-hr shuttle is provided to pick-up and drop-off guests to the airport.
Pets are welcome here for $25 per pet per night.
Sandman Signature Toronto Airport Hotel has 256 rooms arranged over 15 floors. It has a 3500 sq-ft events facility for corporate and social events and weddings. A Moxies Restaurant is located just next door, offering a premium bar and grill experience. Breakfast is available as grab-and-go in the lobby.
The rooms and suites are modern and beautifully furnished. Each room comes with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and ergonomic chair and work-desk and a coffee-maker. The suites feature private bedrooms and living areas. Some suites come with a full kitchen with a refrigerator a cooking range, a microwave, silver-ware, glass-ware and other utensils.
You have an option to choose a room with a balcony if you prefer more fresh air and particularly if you are a smoker.
You can also upgrade to have a room with a jacuzzi. The tub is located in the bedroom for a complete romantic experience.
Outside the rooms, guests have full complimentary access to the Fitness Centre and the indoor pool. If you need to get work done or print or fax, there is a business centre which is also free to use.
Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport is located on 33 Carlson Court. The major intersection is Dixon Rd and Hwy 27. The Toronto Congress Centre is on the other side of Hwy 27 but it is not accessible by walk. The hotel also has a 12000 sq.ft facility for conferencing, events and meetings.
Pets are welcome here with a $55 one time fee.
The Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport has 528 rooms across 15 floors. Every room comes with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a work-desk and ergonomic chair, a mini-fridge and a tea/coffee maker. The hotel also has suites that have private bedrooms and living area.
Guests have complimentary access to the hotel’s fitness centre and beautiful indoor swimming pool. The fitness centre offers a variety of machines and weights and is open 24-hrs.
Breakfast can be had at the Cannery Kitchen and Social. It is also open for lunch and dinner and offers a classic menu of burgers, fish and chips, soups and wings. You can customize your meal to be vegan and/or gluten-free.
Tho Toronto Pearson International Airport is about 10 minutes away. There is a free shuttle form the hotel that leaves every 30 minutes.
Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre is located on 655 Dixon Rd. Between Hwy 27 and Martin Grove Rd. It is directly opposite the Toronto Congress Centre, a notable trade-show and events facility. The hotel itself has a 60,000 sq-ft venue for events and conferences.
The Delta Hotel is Marriott’s premier brand. It has a fully equipped gym and swimming pool, accessible to all guests. There is a full service spa where you can get massaged, relaxed and rejuvenated.
There are three on-site restaurants which offer some of the finest dining experiences:
- Ginko: For authentic Teppanyaki and the best bento boxes and sushi in Toronto.
- LOT41 – BBQ and Seafood paired with craft beers, wines and cocktails
- Orchid Cafe – open for breakfast where you can enjoy eggs, breakfast sausages, pancakes and waffles. A great place for grabbing quick meals before you head out.
The rooms are modern and extremely pleasant for an all day stay. For working there is an ergonomic chair and desk and an oversized chair. In-room amenities include Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a small fridge and a coffee maker. The washrooms are well maintained and fully stocked with toiletries and new towels.
The hotel provides a free shuttle service to Toronto Pearson International Airport. It operates 24-hrs a day, picking up guests form Terminal 1 at column S5 and Terminal 3 at column 41. The shuttle can be used by guests staying at the hotel as well as those just attending events and conferences without staying a night.
Pets are welcome with a $75 one time fee. There is a limit of one pet per room.
The Best Western Premier is located on 135 Carlingview Drive, just under a 10 minute drive form the Airport Terminal. It stands just adjacent to Hwy 427 and about 3 minutes away from Hwy 401
The hotel provides a 24-hr free shuttle as well as a private car to pick and drop off guests at the airport.
You must book the shuttle in advance and call when you are ready to be picked up at the airport. The shuttle stops at the arrivals are at column C37 in Terminal 3 and column S5 in Terminal 1.
Pets are welcome to stay here at specific pet-friendly rooms. 2 Dogs or cats are allowed per room. Each pet stays for $35 per night but ⸸there is also a $250 refundable deposit required per stay in case of damages.
The Best Western Premier, Toronto Airport Hotel has 120 guest-rooms across four floors The rooms are decorated with pleasant hues, adding to the coziness and comfort. They come with free Wi-Fi, a work-desk and ergonomic chair, a microwave, mini-fridge and a coffee maker. In-room entertainment includes a flat-screen TV, with cable channels and pay movies.
Guests have complimentary access to an indoor heated swimming pool, and a fitness centre. The fitness centre is equipped with a few cardio machines, exercise balls and free weights.
Breakfast is served at the hotel’s Flight Path Restaurant and Bar, with a menu consisting of eggs made to order, french-toast, hash browns, home-fires, waffles, crepes fruit juices, coffee and tea. Note that breakfast is not free and is not included in the standard room fare.
The restaurant also serves lunch and dinner featuring a grill menu of burgers, steaks and fries.
The hotel has outdoor parking as well as a three storey garage at at the back. Parking costs $12 per vehicle per night, which is a good deal compared to other hotels along Airport Rd and Dixon Rd. Long term parking packages are also available, considering that you book the Sleep and Fly package.
The Flight Path Restaurant is so named because the hotel is directly in line with Runway 24R-06L. It is therefore a very popular location to watch large airplanes take-off and land close-up and directly above your head. Only if you are a guest of the Best Western Premier Toronto Airport Hotel, you may be privileged to have access to the top of the parking garage and enjoy an unobstructed view.
Four Points by Sheraton is located on 6090 Dixie Rd in Mississauga, just north of Britannia Rd. It is about a 15 minute ride to Toronto Pearson Airport.
The hotel provides a complementary shuttle which you must request at the time you book. The service is limited and you are allowed one pick-up and one drop-off to the airport.
Pets are welcome here with a one time fee of $60.
The hotel has 145 rooms and suites across 8 floors. Each room comes with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a work-desk and ergonomic chair, a mini-fridge and a microwave. The suites feature separated sleeping and living areas. Some suites have a kitchenette that includes a sink, a microwave and a full-size refrigerator.
Guests have complimentary access to the fitness center and the indoor swimming pool. The fitness centre has a limited number of cardio-machines and free weights.
Breakfast is served continental style at the Rejuven8 Restaurant. But if you feel like filling up, then an American Style Breakfast (including Eggs and Sausages) is also available.
The restaurant is also open for lunch and dinner with cocktails and beer served in the lounge.
Nextdoor to the hotel there is gas-station and you will also find a Tim Horton’s and a Hero Certified Burgers.
If you are driving, then parking is free for the nights which you stay. Extended parking is available for $15 per day $85 per week.
DoubleTree Toronto Airport West is located on 5444 Dixie Rd near Matheson Blvd. This is a busy location and with several business and places to eat within a 10 minute walk.
The hotel is around a 15 minute ride to Toronto Pearson Airport. A 24-7 complimentary shuttle is provided picking up passengers every 40 minutes.
DoubleTree Toronto Airport West has 264 rooms and suites over 10 floors. The rooms come with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a work-desk and ergonomic chair and a coffee-maker. The suite style room has separated sleeping and living areas and additionally come with a kitchenette which comes with a sink and a full-size fridge.
For mobility, hearing and sight impaired guests, there is an accessibility suite which features low-height furniture, audible and visual alarms. The bathroom is also accessible with a roll-in shower.
Every guest is welcomed with a warm Double Tree Cookie, which defines warm, comforting stays. During good weather, you can also access the patio and garden to have sometime to yourself or have a meal.
Pets are welcome in the pet friendly rooms. There is a $35 one time fee. Pets are limited to up-to 50 lbs in size. Please do not feed your pet the Double Tree Cookie.
DoubleTree Toronto Airport West also has an Indoor pool and a fitness centre, open to all guests. The fitness centre is extensive, with several free-weights and cardio machines.
There is a Taza Grill + Bar in the lobby, which features a Mediterranean inspired menu and includes many gluten-free and vegetarian options.
There are even more places to eat across Aerowood Drive where you will find A&W, Montana’s, Kelseys and Subway sandwiches.
Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel is located on 5400 Dixie Rd at the intersection of Matheson Blvd, just south of Hwy 401. This is a very busy intersection and there are many businesses and places to eat within a 10 minute walk.
The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to the Toronto Pearson Airport. It is a limited service and you must request it at the time of booking. You will need to call the hotel after you have picked up your luggage so that the van can come for you.
Pets are welcome to stay here for $25 per night per pet.
Sandman Signature Mississauga features suite style rooms which feature private bedrooms and a separate living area. Each suite comes with free Wi-Fi, two flat-screen TVs, a mini-fridge, a microwave, and a coffee-maker. Furnishings include a work-desk and ergonomic chair, a sofa-bed, an arm-chair and a dining area if space permits.
If you plan to have a romantic night in, some suites have a Jacuzzi in the private bedroom.
All guests have complimentary access to the indoor heated pool. There is also a spacious fitness centre equipped with several cardio and weight machines.
For breakfast, there is a Denny’s restaurant which serves all day breakfasts, lunch and dinner. There is a McDonald’s across the road if you prefer a quick meal.
If you are bringing your car, there is plenty of space in the parking garage. Extended parking is also available for $14 per night.
Hampton Inn Toronto Airport Corporate Centre is located on 5515 Eglinton Avenue West in Toronto, on the boundary with Mississauga. It is a 10 minute drive form the Toronto Pearson International Airport.
The self-styled “Corporate Centre” features a 3500 sq.ft meeting space with 5 meeting rooms for business and social events. It shares the property with the adjoining Homewood Suites which is discussed below.
Parking is free for the number of nights of your stay. If you want to leave your car, extended parking is available for $15 per night.
An Airport Shuttle is provided upon request. It usually leaves every hour to pick up and drop off guests to the airport.
The hotel has 126 rooms Arranged over 7 floors. Room configurations are either a 1 King bed and 2 Queen beds in a traditional layout. Every room comes with a desk and chair, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a microwave, a coffee-maker and refrigerator.
Accessible Rooms featuring a roll-in shower and audio and visual alarms are available to hearing, sight or mobility impaired guests.
All guests have free access to an indoor pool and a fitness room, which is well equipped with free-weights and several cardio machines such as treadmills and elliptical.
Free Breakfast is provided in the lobby. It is self serve with a variety of options form eggs, breakfast meats, pancakes, cereal, juices, tea and coffee.
Pets are welcome at the Hampton Inn with a $75 one-time deposit for the duration of your stay.
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