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Unique among Burlington Ontario hotels, Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington offers a distinctive blend of convenience and contemporary style. The only downtown hotel located directly on the shores of Lake Ontario, the hotel draws inspiration from its scenic lake views and the cosmopolitan energy that flows throughout sophisticated, walkable Burlington.

Stay active with a workout in the fitness centre or explore the Waterfront Trail, which extends along Lake Ontario in either direction right outside the hotel. Start your day with a delicious complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Be sure to drop by the Beaver & Bulldog Neighbourhood Taps + Grille to unwind or mingle over great cuisine and cocktails with spectacular views of the lake, Brant Street Pier and Spencer Smith Park. After a day of travel, meetings or exploring the sights, relax in a newly renovated guestroom, where mini-fridges, microwaves, 40” flat-screen TV’s, smart workspaces and pillow-top beds with crisp, fresh linens set the tone for an exceptionally comfortable and memorable stay.

Located mid-way between Toronto and Niagara Falls, Burlington has not only been recognized as the best city of its size to live in Canada, it has also been recognized as “Municipality Of The Year” by Festivals & Events Ontario. Whether travelling for business, pleasure, attending a meeting, sporting event or wedding, something special awaits. After all, we’ve been expecting you!

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Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Distance From Hotel: 15 minutes
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Roughly 15 kilometers from Burlington, this family fun destination includes a huge outdoor pool, a play barn where children can pet the animals, a playground, disc golf course and several nature trails. In the winter, skate outdoors, go tobogganing, or cross-country ski along amazing trails and vistas. Visit Ontario Parks for their schedule of special events and festivals.

Royal Botanical Gardens

Distance From Hotel: 15 minutes
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Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada, a National Historic Site, and registered charitable organization with a mandate to bring together people, plants and nature. Just 10 kilometers from the hotel and spread over 2,700 acres, it’s a must-see for those who enjoy the outdoor and gardens. Visit RBG website for events, exhibits and tour information.

Burlington Performing Arts Center

Distance From Hotel: 2 minutes
Burlington Performing Arts

This LEED Gold-certified building is a multipurpose performance venue, providing world-class arts and entertainment to the Burlington community.  Check out their upcoming performance schedule by visiting this website.

Art Gallery of Burlington

Distance From Hotel: 5 minutes
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Just steps from the hotel and founded in 1978, the AGB boasts Canada’s foremost collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics, numerous art exhibits, and an indoor conservatory. Visit their website for upcoming exhibitions and featured events.

Mapleview Mall

Distance From Hotel: 5 minutes
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A complete fashion and lifestyle shopping centre just a few minutes’ drive from Waterfront Hotel. With over 160 globally and locally recognized retail shops and restaurants, Mapleview Mall is the perfect destination for savvy shoppers.  Visit their website for a list of retailers.

Burlington Mall

Distance From Hotel: 6 minutes
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Burlington Mall is conveniently located just a few minutes drive from Waterfront Hotel. With 110 stores and services Burlington Mall is the perfect destination for shoppers.  Visit their website for a list of retailers.

Tim Hortons Field

Distance From Hotel: 15 minutes
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Tim Hortons Field is a multi-purpose stadium and home to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian football club. Visit their website for Tiger-Cats game schedule.

Discovery Landing

Distance From Hotel: 4 minute
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Just steps from the hotel and open daily, Discovery Landing is a 14,200-square-foot observatory and waterfront information landmark building facing the lake. It provides visitors with information about the area, as well as serving as a great choice for private dining and parties. Visit their website for more information.

Centennial Pond

Distance From Hotel: 4 minute
Centennial Pond

This 10,000-square-foot water feature is open year-round. In the spring, summer and fall it is a reflective pool ideal for model boating; during the winter, it offers free recreational ice-skating on an artificial ice surface.

Beachway Park & Pavilion

Distance From Hotel: 2 minutes
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The free, public Beachway Park, pavilion and multi-use trails provide a 2 km. route on a former railway line from Spencer Smith Park, adjacent to the hotel, to the canal.  The pavilion provides change rooms, outdoor showers, seasonal concession facilities featuring the Snack Shack and year round washrooms, change rooms and outdoor showers.  Visit their website for more information and seasonal schedule of events.

Royal Canadian Naval Association Naval Memorial

Distance From Hotel: 4 minute
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Located in Spencer Smith Park, this bronze statue depicts a World War II Canadian sailor in the position of attention, saluting his lost shipmates. The names of Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Merchant Navy ships sunk during the war are engraved on the statue’s base.

First Ontario Center

Distance From Hotel: 15 minutes
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This arena seats nearly 20,000 spectators and is home to sports teams (including the Hamilton Bulldogs), as well as major entertainment events.  Visit their website for event info.

Hamilton Place

Distance From Hotel: 20 KM
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Located in downtown Hamilton, Ontario, this venue showcases year-round concerts, dance performances and live theatre. Visit their website for event and ticket information.

Kelso Glen Eden Conservation Area

Distance From Hotel: 32 KM
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Offering panoramic views of the Niagara Escarpment, enjoy skiing and snowboarding in the fall and winter and biking, hiking, and beach activities in the spring and summer.  Visit their website for more details on special events and activities for the whole family.

Joseph Brant Museum

Distance From Hotel: 10 minute
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Joseph Brant Museum is dedicated to illustrating the history of the Burlington area through its permanent displays and traveling exhibitions. Explore the evolution of Burlington from the pre-contact period and its transformation from an agricultural port to a diverse urban community.

Burlington Ontario – A Golfers Paradise

Distance From Hotel: 1-20 KM
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Burlington is a golfers’ paradise with nine pristine golf courses within the city limits, many of them are open to the public and with a country club atmosphere. Most include a driving range, putting green, banquet and or dining facilities and a fully stocked pro shop.  No matter what your handicap, you will find a course ideally suited to your level of play, even if it is a fun round of mini-putt.  Why not try them all?  Visit this website for a list of available courses and further contact info.

Waterfront Hotel - Downtown

Waterfront Hotel at Burlington, Canada

2020 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7R 4G8

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