Bicycle-friendly accommodations in Ontario
While most of the accommodations in the province welcome cyclists, there are several properties that provide extra services and facilities specifically for guests arriving by bike. Unique amenities include secure bike storage, information about nearby trails, bike repair kits and tire pumps, laundry facilities and more.
Many of these places to stay for cyclists have been recognized by Ontario By Bike, the leading source of information for cycling information in Ontario.
Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
Located east of Toronto’s downtown core, the Residence & Conference Centre is the comfortable accommodations located at one of Toronto’s waterfront college campuses.
Open between May and August, this popular summer option offers a comfortable place to stay, friendly customer service and incredible skyline views of the Canary District. Wash off your bike with the hotel’s outdoor hose, then wheel your bike directly into your room. Alternatively, covered storage is also available to store your bicycle.
If you need repairs or bicycle parts, head to Gears Bike Shop, just a five-minute walk away from the residence.
Location: 80 Cooperage Street, Toronto
York, Durham and Headwaters
Situated on over 80 hectares of tranquil farmland in Northumberland County, Haute Goat is home to Nigerian Dwarf goats, Huacaya alpacas and Icelandic horses.
Ride along the picturesque, groomed trails that span the property, then lock your bike on the farm’s bright green bike racks. Head to Screaming Goat Café for cold drinks and light snacks made with locally sourced ingredients. Visit the farm’s resident goats and check out the shop for products like premium goat milk and alpaca socks.
You can also stay in a cozy “yome” (part yurt, part dome) or a fully furnished farmhouse suite—both options have plenty of room for storing your bike. Outdoor hoses are available for cleaning your bike, and if you’re staying in a yome, use the deep bathroom sinks to wash your cycling gear.
Location: 1166 5th Line, Newtonville
Built in the early 1800s, South Landing Inn is a historic, quaint inn surrounded by greenery and overlooking the Niagara River near Niagara-on-the-Lake. Your stay includes a complimentary, continental-style breakfast made with local ingredients.
Store your bike in a locked shed and navigate your route through the scenic regional trails using maps and cycling booklets. Bike repair kits and tire pumps are available for any necessary maintenance and the outdoor hoses are at your disposal to wash your bicycle and cycling gear.
If you want to rent a bike, there is a local bike shop within walking distance—ask the concierge for directions. The inn is situated directly on the Niagara Parks Trail, which travels past wonderful local wineries and bike-friendly businesses.
Location: 21 Front Street South, Queenston
Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington
Enjoy a fun stop on your cycling adventure at Bingemans Camping Resort.
Choose between a glamping-style container with all the modern amenities you’re used to or a rustic cabin with the basics like electricity and a mini fridge as well as an outdoor fire pit and picnic table.
Several bike racks are located at the resort, plus bike repair kits and tire pumps for any maintenance you may need. You’re welcome to clean gear in the campground’s laundry facilities and wash stations.
When you’re ready to ride again, the Walter Bean Grand River Trail runs directly through the resort.
Location: 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
Stay close to the scenic Frontenac K&P Trail and Great Lakes Waterfront Trail at the Super 8 by Wyndham in Kingston. Conveniently located just off Highway 2, the hotel offers information about numerous cycling trails nearby.
Wheel your bike into your hotel room so you can rest assured knowing your bike is safe. If you run into any issues, the hotel has a tire pump and tools for fixing your bike, plus an outdoor hose and laundry facilities for washing up.
Location: 794 Highway 2, Kingston
With beautiful flower gardens and elegant rooms furnished with art nouveau décor, walking into Chesley’s Inn feels like stepping into a fairytale.
Wake up with a cup of fresh coffee and a delicious breakfast made with seasonal, local ingredients before heading out to bike on the Cornwall Waterfront Trail against a backdrop of the sparkling waters of the St. Lawrence River.
Secure lock-up storage is available for your bike in the garage and e-bike riders will appreciate the EV charging station. In addition, complimentary bicycles are there for guests to enjoy.
Location: 40 First Street West, Cornwall
Located in a historic building on Kingsville’s Main Street, The Grove Hotel is one of the best cycle-friendly hotels in Southwestern Ontario.
This unique, colourful boutique features bright, airy rooms and retro-style décor. Lock your bike at the bike rack or wheel it directly into your hotel room. If you need to make any fixes, you can borrow the hotel’s bike repair kit and tire pump.
If you didn’t arrive by bike, the hotel is connected to The Grove Bike Co. offering a fleet of vintage cruisers and electric bikes.
Location: 12 Main Street East, Kingsville
Haliburton Highlands and Ottawa Valley
Known for whitewater rafting adventures, Wilderness Tours also offers over 60 kilometres of thrilling mountain bike trails for avid cyclists to explore.
This all-inclusive resort is located in the picturesque Foresters Falls, about an hour’s drive west of Ottawa. Trail use is free for all riders, and if you book one of the resort day packages, you’ll have access to all of the cyclist-friendly amenities.
Rent from their fleet of versatile Norco Fluid HT mountain bikes, or bring your own bike and lock it overnight in the secure storage. An onsite bike technician is available to help you with any problems you may have.
After your ride, clean your bike with the outdoor shower facilities and spend the night in one of the cabins, cottages or glamping tents overlooking the Ottawa River.
Keep your eyes out for the exciting new bike park coming this summer!
Open since 1865, the Dominion Hotel Pub is one of the oldest continually operating hotels in Canada.
Many of the roads in Haliburton County are cyclist-friendly, making this a popular rest stop for cyclists. Enjoy homestyle cooking of comfort food favourites like burgers, salads, beer-battered fish and chips and refreshing cold drinks on the quiet patio.
The hotel offers secure bike storage, an air compressor to inflate your bike tires and a hose to clean your bicycle. If any repairs or parts are needed, you can visit the nearby Canadian Tire for the right tools.
Once you’re ready to get back on your bike, follow the Victoria Rail Trail, which takes you through 85 kilometres of Ontario’s beautiful farm fields and cottage country.
Location: 113 Main Street, Minden
Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park
Four Corners Algonquin features several different unique tents such as transparent bubble tents for amazing views of the night sky, safari tents for a glamping getaway and pole tents for an authentic camping experience.
The tents have storage for your bike, repair kits and tire pumps are available and you can clean up at the facility’s outdoor showers.
If you’re looking to rent a bike instead of bringing your own, there’s a local bike shop about two kilometres away with a variety of options like mountain bikes, e-bikes, tricycles and adaptive bikes for people with disabilities.
Guests receive a free Algonquin Park Day Pass or ride the historic Old Railway Bike Trail.
Location: 29924 ON-60, Whitney
A favourite among cyclist enthusiasts in the Almaguin Highlands, North Muskoka and Parry Sound regions, Missing Link Adventure Tours offers “Retreat Cycling Packages” available in the summer, autumn and winter for cycling group.
Add meals cooked with seasonal ingredients from the organic vegetable farm and local products to your package stay. You’ll have access to the bike wash station, basic bike repair tools and bike racks for storing your bike overnight.
Pick a local trail every day or sign up to receive a smartphone loaded with a map of your daily assigned route. You can also arrange for a guide to lead and teach your group about the local history. Choose from tours on paved roads through the picturesque Almaguin Highlands, adventure trails or private, snow-covered fat biking trails in the winter.
If you’re interested in these cycling packages, get in touch with the owner directly over the phone or by email.
Location: 805 Stisted Road North, Burk's Falls
Located on the breathtaking shores of Providence Bay, On the Bay Bed & Breakfast sits on the longest sandy beach on Manitoulin Island. You’ll be greeted warmly by owners Ingrid and Trevor Blay and offered the use of the onsite amenities like parking, the kitchen and the freezer.
Store your bike in the shed or garage or keep it in the backyard if you’re just stopping here for a quick rest. Use the outdoor hose to wash your bike, and the laundry facilities and clothesline for anything else that needs cleaning. While your belongings are drying in the sun, enjoy a cup of coffee or tea on the peaceful verandah.
Check out the maps of local cycling trails across Manitoulin Island.
Location: 12 Mutchmor Street, Providence Bay
For more information about bicycle-friendly routes, events and businesses, including more cycle-friendly accommodations, visit Ontario by Bike.
Last updated: September 7, 2023