Hamilton

Travel Guide
Hamilton featuring a house and a park

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
Fully refundable
The price is AU$127 per night from 7 Feb. to 8 Feb.
Situated in the shopping district, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Lake Ontario, Confederation Park and Adventure Village. Wild Waterworks and Eastgate ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,062 reviews)
"The location was great and I will definitely stay in the future."

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2022

Sandman Hotel Hamilton
Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
3 out of 5
2020 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON
The price is AU$152 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
Situated in Burlington, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Spencer Smith Lakefront Park, Lake Ontario and Burlington City Hall. Burlington ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (966 reviews)
"Nice location on the waterfront."

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2022

Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
3 out of 5
40 Bay Street South, Hamilton, ON
The price is AU$192 per night from 8 Feb. to 9 Feb.
Located in Central Hamilton, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Hamilton City Hall and FirstOntario Centre. McMaster University and Hamilton Convention ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,079 reviews)
"good location"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Brantford
Home2 Suites by Hilton Brantford
3 out of 5
27 Sinclair Boulevard, Building 2, Brantford, ON
The price is AU$128 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
Situated in Brantford, this aparthotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Arrowdale Municipal Golf Course and within 6 miles (10 km) of Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (221 reviews)
"This hotel is perfect. Super clean, quiet, polite staff. Rooms are very nicely set up woth the kitchen, couch and large shower. Breakfast was very good. Only small issue was a staff member who was on patrol everyday at breakfast, quite intrusive into your breakfast plans."

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2022

Home2 Suites by Hilton Brantford
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
3 out of 5
40 Bay Street South, Hamilton, ON
The price is AU$192 per night from 8 Feb. to 9 Feb.
Located in Central Hamilton, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Hamilton City Hall and FirstOntario Centre. McMaster University and Hamilton Convention ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,079 reviews)
"good location"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Homewood Suites by Hilton Burlington
Homewood Suites by Hilton Burlington
3 out of 5
975 Syscon Rd, Burlington, ON
The price is AU$170 per night from 3 Feb. to 4 Feb.
Situated in the business district, this eco-friendly aparthotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Bronte Creek Provincial Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Amazing Adventures ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (335 reviews)
"Great service Clean Great area"

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Burlington
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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