Sometimes you need a vacation, but for timing or budgeting reasons, it’s not in the cards to travel to a tropical locale. However, there’s plenty of watery fun to be had here in Southern Ontario, any time of year! The added bonus of having built-in entertainment inside the hotel is that you never have to go outside to enjoy a mini-break. Make a splash with our Guide to the Best Hotels with Indoor Pools and Waterparks in Southern Ontario…

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Chelsea Hotel Toronto
Where: 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto
Facilities: Family Fun Zone with large indoor pool, 130-foot corkscrew waterslide that loops outside the hotel, whirlpool, Club 33 Teen Lounge, Kids Centre

The Westin Harbour Castle
Where: 1 Harbour Square, Toronto
Facilities: Medium pool with view of Lake Ontario, separate hot tub, rooftop patio, fitness studio, wellness and yoga studio, Westin Family Kids Club (unsupervised)

Sheraton Toronto Centre
Where: 123 Queen Street West, Toronto
Facilities: Large year-round indoor-outdoor pool, fitness centre with saunas
(Check out the blog post about our visit here!)

Delta Hotel Toronto
Where: 118 Bremner Blvd., Toronto
Facilities: Medium pool with downtown view, attached whirlpool, fitness centre

Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto East
Where: 2035 Kennedy Road, Toronto
Facilities: Large salt-water pool, 110-foot water slide, baby slide, whirlpool, game room

Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale
Where: 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga
Facilities: Medium pool with twisty slide, fitness centre, spa

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
Where: 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham
Facilities: Indoor pool, Fitness centre, spa

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Aurora
Where: 180 Goulding Ave., Aurora
Facilities:Small pool with twist slide, hot tub, fitness centre

Fairfield Inn & Suites Toronto Brampton
Where: 2-4 Westcreek Blvd., Brampton
Facilities: Small pool with three-storey waterslide, attached whirlpool, exercise room

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Vaughan
Where: 3201 Highway 7, Vaughan
Facilities: Medium pool with twist slide, hot tub, fitness centre

Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel
Where: 5400 Dixie Road, Mississauga
Facilities: Medium pool with twist slide, attached whirlpool, fitness centre

Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls
Where: 3950 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls
Facilities: Water park with pools, kiddie pools, slides, lazy river and whirlpool, other attractions such as bowling, mini golf, laser tag and arcade

Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls
Where: 5685 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls
Sheraton Fallsview Hotel
Where: 5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls
Skyline Hotel
Where: 4800 Bender Hill, Niagara Falls
Facilities: All have direct indoor connection to Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, with waterslides, beach play area, wave pool, kiddie splash park, plus other attractions such as arcade and 4D theatre

Americana Conference Resort Spa & Waterpark
Where: 8444 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
Facilities: waterpark with slides, wave pool, kiddie pool, water play structure, hot tub, plus arcade

Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
Where: 6361 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls
Facilities: Small pool with view of falls, whirlpool, fitness centre

Doubletree Fallsview Resort and Spa
Where: 6039 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls
Facilities: Two indoor saltwater pools, hot tub, sauna, fitness centre, spa

Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Hotel
Where: 6400 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
Facilities: Large pool in atrium tropical courtyard, two hot tubs, fitness centre, plus further attractions such as arcade and two-story play park

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Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre
Where: 6015 Highway 89, Alliston
Facilities: Large pool with 100-foot waterslide, water umbrella and whirlpool, fitness centre, plus further attractions such as mini-golf, games room and children’s programs

Bayview Wildwood Resort
Where: 1500 Port Stanton Pkwy, Severn Bridge
Facilities: Indoor pool, “Bayview Treehouse” indoor playground, exercise room, games room, children’s programs

Living Waters Resort & Spa
Where: 9 Harbour Street East, Collingwood
Facilities: Medium pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, fitness centre, spa

Hockley Valley Resort
Where: 793522 Mono 3rd Line, Mono
Facilities: Medium indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness centre, spa

Horseshoe Resort
Where: 1101 Horseshoe Valley Road West, Barrie
Facilities: Medium pool, sauna, hot tub, gym facilities, spa
(Check out more info about Horseshoe Resort’s summer facilities here!)

JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
Where: 1050 Paignton House Rd, Minett
Facilities: Year-round indoor-outdoor pool, whirlpool, fitness centre, spa

Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre
Where: 400 Memorial Ave, Orillia
Facilities: Large pool, hot tub, fitness centre

Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
Where: 591 Wellington Road South, London
Facilities: Large pool in atrium, hot tub, separate twist slide pool (Friday & Saturday evenings only), whirlpool, game room, exercise facility

Best Western Plus Leamington Hotel & Conference Centre
Where: 566 Bevel Line Road, Rural Route 1, Leamington
Facilities: Large pool with two slides and sprinklers, fitness centre, plus large atrium with playground, game area, lounge and arcade

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Guelph
Where: 35 Cowan Place, Guelph
Facilities: Medium pool with twist slide, whirlpool, exercise room

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Woodstock South
Where: 510 Norwich Ave., Woodstock
Facilities: Medium pool with twist slide, fitness centre

Find more ideas of watery indoor fun with our list of indoor pools here!