Hamilton

Travel Guide
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Come to explore fascinating heritage and culture. Stay for excellent cuisine and convenient access to outdoor activities.

Hamilton, Ontario offers an exciting blend of arts, nature and historic attractions. Spend a weekend exploring city highlights or use Hamilton as a base for an extended appreciation of regional attractions.

Enjoy eclectic arts year-round in the heart of the city. James Street North hosts arts crawls monthly. Every September, hundreds of thousands of people come for free music and art as part of the multi-day James Street Supercrawl. Participate in these events and visit the impressive Art Gallery of Hamilton, which has more than 10,000 pieces of Canadian and European art.

While Niagara Falls is less than an hour away, the Bruce Trail running through Hamilton is close to numerous smaller waterfalls. Follow this walking trail to enjoy beautiful outdoor scenery in any season. Elsewhere in the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve, smell the flowers, see unusual outdoor sculptures and attend events at the Royal Botanical Garden. Visit the drive-through African Lion Safari and Wild Waterworks for great family fun.

Incorporated more than 150 years ago, Hamilton has 15 national historic sites. Experience the Victorian era at Dundurn Castle, a 48-room Italianate villa built in 1813. See vintage aircraft at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Wander through the Battlefield House Museum & Park to learn about Hamilton’s role during the War of 1812.

Hamilton has seen amazing growth in restaurants, in both number and variety. Look for Peruvian to Portuguese, Cajun to Caribbean, sushi to sweetbreads and gastropubs to burger joints, with new restaurants opening frequently. Find culinary hotspots in Dundas, food carts and a farmers market in downtown Hamilton and local coffee shops in every neighborhood. Reserve tickets for unique Pop Up Hamilton events combining exceptional cuisine with arts and entertainment.

The city is located at Lake Ontario’s western end, providing plenty of activities on the lake. Drive to Hamilton in less than an hour from Toronto or Niagara Falls. Rent one of the 750 GPS-enabled smart bikes from 100 spots around town for easy access to Hamilton’s sights and neighborhoods.

Sandman Hotel Hamilton
Sandman Hotel Hamilton
3.5 out of 5
560 Centennial Parkway North, Hamilton, ON, L8E 0G2
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥11,894 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Hamilton. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (998 reviews)
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Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Sandman Hotel Hamilton
Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
3 out of 5
2020 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7R4G8
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥16,146 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Burlington. Enjoy free WiFi, room service, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (968 reviews)
"From the front desk to the cheerful woman managing the free breakfast buffet, the staff was wonderful. Friendly and efficient. Then there’s the location. Wow."

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Hamilton
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Hamilton
2.5 out of 5
1195 UPPER JAMES STREET, Hamilton, ON, L9C3B2
The price is ¥15,202 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Hamilton. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (161 reviews)
"great"

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Hamilton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Modern Rustic 1BR Boutique Apt Within DT Hamilton
Modern Rustic 1BR Boutique Apt Within DT Hamilton
3.5 out of 5
Hamilton, ON
The price is ¥7,895 per night from May 17 to May 18
Stay at this 3.5-star property in Hamilton. Enjoy free WiFi, a TV, and digital TV. Popular attractions FirstOntario Centre and Tim Hortons Field are located ...
Modern Rustic 1BR Boutique Apt Within DT Hamilton
Residence & Conference Centre - Hamilton
Residence & Conference Centre - Hamilton
2 out of 5
245 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton, ON, L9C 7V7
The price is ¥8,995 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Hamilton. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the comfy beds and the family amenities ...
3.8/5 Good! (447 reviews)
"I liked how I was able to have an affordable place to stay with a fridge, sink & two rooms; one for the adults & one for the kids. Good place for families."

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Residence & Conference Centre - Hamilton
Simply Comfort. DUNDURN LOFTS
Simply Comfort. DUNDURN LOFTS
3.5 out of 5
220 Dundurn St South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4K7
The price is ¥12,893 per night from May 18 to May 19
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly condo in Hamilton. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the convenient parking and ...
3.9/5 Good! (68 reviews)
"Was all great thank you"

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2022

Simply Comfort. DUNDURN LOFTS
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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