Fairfield Inn & Suites Barrie

261 Essa Road

Barrie, Ontario L4N 9C7 Canada

Phone:+1 705-737-9999

Fax:+1 705-737-0099

Services & Amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Car Rental

Vending machines

Coffee in lobby

Coffee/tea in-room

Laundry on-site

Laundry on-site, coin operated

Mobility accessible rooms

Newspaper in lobby

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Valet dry-cleaning

Guest Room Information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable channel: ESPN
  • Cable channel: HBO
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Movies/videos, pay-per-view

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: voice mail

Kitchen Amenities

  • Microwave oven
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Free Breakfast

Continental breakfast, complimentary

Hot breakfast, complimentary

Fitness & Recreation


Bowling (5.9 km)

Horseback riding (34.7 km)

Miniature golf (5.1 km)

Sailing (7.1 km)

Tennis (11.5 km)


Fitness centre on-site


Indoor Pool



(27.5 km)

Local Attractions

Barrie Molson Centre

555 Bayview Drive

5 km S from hotel

Georgian Downs & Slots

7485 5Sideroad

14 km S from hotel

Horseshoe skyline

1101 HorseshoeValley Road Comp 10

33 km N from hotel

Snow valley

2632 Vespra Valley

15.5 km NW from hotel

Mady Centre for the performing Arts

1 Dunlop Street West

4.1 km NE from hotel

OLG slots

7485 5th Side Road

11.5 km NE from hotel

South Simcoe Theatre

1 Hamilton Street

23 km S from hotel


320 Bayfield Street

6.5 km N from hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)


Airport Phone: +1 416-247-7678

Hotel direction: 84.1 km NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Bus service, fee: 14.65 CAD (one way)
Visit YYZ airport website
Driving directions

Take exit 1 to merge onto ON-409 East toward ON-427/401. Take the exit for ON-427 North toward ON-401 West. Keep left at the fork in the road and follow signs for ON-427 North. Merge onto ON-427 North. Take the exit for the Express Toll Route ON-407 East. Take the exit towards Barrie and merge onto ON-400 North. Take exit 94 for Essa Road. Turn left onto Essa Road and the hotel will be on the right.

Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (YLK)


Airport Phone: +1 705-487-0999

Hotel direction: 22.7 km NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternative transportation: Airport ground transportation services;reservation required
Visit YLK airport website
Driving directions

Travel north on Essa Road toward Bryne Drive. Make a slight right to merge onto ON-400 North toward Barrie. Continue onto ON-400A then onto ON-11 North. Make a slight right onto 7 Line South. Take the first right toward 7 Line North and at the traffic light turn onto 7 Line North. The hotel will be on the right.

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)


Airport Phone: +1 416-203-6942

Hotel direction: 90.8 km NW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Bus service, fee: 12.95 CAD (one way)
Visit YTZ airport website
Driving directions

Travel northwest on Eireann Quay. Turn right and take the ferry to Toronto. Continue straignt onto Eireann Quay. Turn left to stay on Eireann Quay and continue onto Bathurst Street. Turn left onto Lake Shore Boulevard West then right onto Parkside Drive. Continue onto Keele Street then Weston Road. Make a slight right onto Black Creek Drive North then proceed onto ON-400 North. Follow ON-400 North to exit 94 for Essa Road. Turn left onto Essa Road and the hotel will be on the right.

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Overnight delivery/pickup


For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please call +1 705-737-9999+1 705-737-9999.

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting spaces and ballrooms
  • Pool accessible
  • Pool pathway
  • Public entrance alternative
  • Registration Desk Pathway
  • Registration desk

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Accessible Self-parking
  • Elevators

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Accessible guest rooms with 32” wide doorways
  • Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
  • Alarm clock telephone ringers
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Bathtub grab bars
  • Electrical outlets, lowered
  • Flashing door knockers
  • Hearing accessible rooms and/or kits
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower wand, adjustable
  • TTY/TTD available
  • TV with close-captioning
  • Toilet seat at wheelchair height
  • Transfer shower
  • Vanities, accessible
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