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Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport
Ranked #3 of 62 Hotels in Mississauga
Certificate of Excellence
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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238 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Nice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

When overnighting at Pearson usually stay at the Sheraton.
Decided to give this a try and glad we did.Viable option for YYZ.
Nice modern quiet rooms.
Friendly and prompt check in.
We do prefer coffee machines in room rather than having to go to lobby to ask for coffee for a charge.Minor gripe and morning free coffee is a must for us.
Until October 2013 I think,the monorail that connects hotel to airport terminals is not operating.This is a bit of a pain as you now have to take a bus.
Would def stay here again but after October .

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Nicolas L, Manager at Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport, responded to this review, May 23, 2013
Dear Reviewer,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at the Alt Hotel Toronto Pearson.

I was delighted to hear that you overall enjoyed your stay with us on this occasion, I am sorry that the Link Train is currently closed. This closure is to allow Pearson Airport to complete the connection of the new Metrolinx train which once complete will allow guests who arrive into Pearson Airport to be able to take one train into downtown Toronto.

During the closure of the Link Train as you know there is a shuttle which is being operated by Pearson Airport. The folks at Pearson Airport have assured us of the same frequency on the bus as on the trains and so far the feedback we have received from clients who have used it has been quite positive. I do hope your experience was a positive one as well.

Thank you once again for taking the time to share your feedback with us and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

Kindest regards,
Nicolas Lazarou
General Manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Just stayed at the Alt hotel at Toronto Pearson Airport. Very nice lobby area with bar and area to buy per-made munches. No restaurant or room service. Very hip seating areas throughout the lobby area. The staff was very pleasant; had very great conversation with the Canadian-Ozzy gentleman. The versatile room we stayed in was like a little loft with 2 queen beds. The bathroom products are great (Fruit & Passion) and in great abundance. My only complaint is that there is no coffee maker in the room but coffee is available 24 hours a day in the lobby. Only other negative is the fact that the monorail to the hotel is closed for renovations until Oct 2013. Would definitely return to this charming hotel.

Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013

After spending seven nights over three visits to the Germain hotel in downtown Toronto, I decided to stay at the ALT at Pearson when passing through with an overnight layover in Toronto.

Logistics: at the end of the monorail line connecting the airport and the remote parking (currently closed for construction but replaced by a bus that leaved every 5 minutes). Hotel: stylish, spectacular service, no nonsense. Quick checkin, modern, loft style room. Impeccably clean. Super bed and sheets, great shower. Great night's sleep. I originally thought that the absence of a restaurant would be a problem: not so: there is a lounge area, full service bar, and a wide selection of perfectly good entrees that you can heat up for a quick meal. Service: universally friendly, engaged, French Canadian. I can't remember having such a solid hotel experience for such a fair price.

Now: about the shares: trust me, this is a hotel company who knows how to do it right. Affordable luxury is exactly right: they deliver all of the things I go to luxury hotels for (sheets, service, decor, comfort) at 1/3 the price. ALT is what the limited service hotels like Hyatt Place (and frankly even full-service brands like W) dreamed of when their concept teams got together.

If I could, I'd invest in Germain: They make the other hotel companies look like they're standing still.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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Nicolas L, Manager at Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport, responded to this review, May 17, 2013
Dear Reviewer,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at the Alt Hotel Toronto Pearson.

I was delighted to hear that you overall enjoyed your stay with us on this occasion and in particular found the service of the staff here to be excellent.

I will be sure to share your comments with the team of the hotel who I am sure will appreciate knowing that their efforts have been recognized and remembered.

Once again thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback with us and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

Kindest regards,
Nicolas Lazarou
General Manager
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Stratford, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

I stayed 2 nights while at a conference nearby. It is a beautiful hotel with a very helpful staff. I am not a fan of the common hotels so I was delighted when I found the ALT. The rooms are furnished in a funky and comfy way and I had a peaceful, enjoyable visit. I will happily stay again when I have the chance. It reminded me of the Drake and that is a good thing : )

Room Tip: This was my first stay so I can't compare rooms. I will say my room was an oasis.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Nicolas L, Manager at Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
Dear Reviewer,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at the Alt Hotel Toronto Pearson.

I was delighted to hear that you overall enjoyed your stay with us on this occasion in particular the comfort of our rooms and peaceful ambiance.

We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

Kindest regards,
Nicolas Lazarou
General Manager
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Victoria, Canada
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26 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

We stayed ar the Alt recently during a short layover in Toronto. Its proximity to the airport made it very convenient. It was very clean, modern and minimalistic, which was just what we were looking for. Who needs all the bells and whistles when you are only there to get a few hours sleep? Given that the price was half of that of the Sheridan next door, it was no contest.

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Nicolas L, Manager at Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear Reviewer,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at the Alt Hotel Toronto Pearson.

I was delighted to hear that you overall enjoyed your stay with us on this occasion. Our no frills style of hotel that focuses on the basic luxuries is certainly one of our focus points here at the Alt and our proximity to the Airport is also another very big advantage for guests who are looking for a hotel with good connection to Pearson.

Thank you again for sharing your feedback and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

Kindest regards,
Nicolas Lazarou
General Manager
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a great bijou hotel very close to Pearson Airport in Toronto.
Stayed 1 night after late arrival from UK and didn't fancy the 401 highway in the rain and dark. Do NOT use the taxi from outside Arrivals - this cost us $21 and took 15 minutes. Instead take the FREE airpost shuttle bus from the left-hand end of Arrivals area and it takes 3 minutes before it stops right outside the Alt Hotel.
Very modern hotel in a scandinavian style and has the comfiest pillows that I have ever experienced. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Take the shuttle bus, not the taxi!
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Nicolas L, Manager at Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear Reviewer,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay at the Alt Hotel Toronto Pearson.

I was pleased to hear that you made the decision to stay with us on your return trip from the UK and very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us on this occasion.

Thank you again for taking the time to share your comments with us and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

Kindest regards,
Nicolas Lazarou
General Manager
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Property: Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport
Address: 6080 Viscount Rd, Mississauga, Ontario L4V 0A1, Canada (Formerly ALT Hotel Toronto Airport)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Mississauga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Mississauga
#3 Family Hotel in Mississauga
#4 Best Value Hotel in Mississauga
#5 Business Hotel in Mississauga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Alt Hotel - Toronto Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 153
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Being ALTernative means moving in new directionsAre you looking for a trendy and stylish hotel that reinvents the concept of the hotel stay? Look no further - you've found it!ALT is the balance between modernity, a dynamic and colourful ambience, comfort, and well-thought out location.At ALT, eco-responsability means doing away with room service, valets and doormen: ALT focuses on your needs, on the essential things that bring added value to your stay.Our "service light" approach allows us to offer guests a unique rate: the same price, every day, all year round!More than a stop at an airport hotel, ALT Hotel Toronto-Pearson offers ultra comfortable rooms with original and intelligent design.When you choose ALT, you are opting for a hotel with centralized free wireless Internet access and much more!The ALT Hotel banner belongs to Groupe Germain Hospitality, a Canadian family owned company, pioneer of the Hotel-boutique concept, with its headquarters in Quebec City. ... more   less 
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