Motels and Hostels Ontario

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Enjoy great value and convenience at one of Ontario’s many friendly motels, often located along highways and on the outskirts of urban areas. Find properties with access to snowmobile trails or popular fishing lakes.

Ontario is experiencing a renaissance of the classic motor inn with Instagram-worthy new twists on vintage boutique motels. With a nostalgic nod to the classic 50s and 60s roadside motel, staying at The Cadillac Motel in Niagara Fall is like taking a step back in time. Enjoy the extra touches like free toiletries and classic Muskoka chairs outside at the Oakwood Motel in Gravenhurst.

Spend a breezy weekend at the delightful June Motel in Picton, perfect for a girls’ getaway. Nearby in Wellington, the Drake Motor Inn harkens back to the drive-in era. You’re just steps away from gorgeous views of Lake Huron at The Ashwood, a boutique motel in Bayfield. Just up the coast of Lake Huron in Sauble Beach, the Knights Inn Motel is also experiencing a retro chic revival.


Get insider tips, meet like-minded travellers, and enjoy the social atmosphere at our funky hostels. Four Hostelling International properties are located in Ontario, as well as a number of independently owned backpacker hostels.

The Niagara Falls Hostel makes for a perfect base to explore the Falls, Clifton Hill, vineyards and wineries and local beaches, while the South Algonquin Backpackers allows guests easy access to Algonquin Provincial Park.

In Toronto choose from HI-Toronto, located between the train station and trendy hot spots on Queen Street.

Outside view of the Ottawa Jail Hostel.


If you’re brave enough, book a night at Ottawa’s Jail Hostel, a former prison that is rumoured to be haunted, located a stone’s throw from Parliament.
Veiw of the Toronto skyline from the roof top bar at The Planet Traveler.


Visit this eco-friendly hostel near the vibrant Kensington Market in Toronto and enjoy laundry, WIFI and a rooftop bar, perfect for swapping travelling stories.