Originially established in 1883, the Walper Hotel, now an official Cultural Heritage Site, enjoys a beautiful, historic location that has made it popular with distinguished guests including Eleanor Roosevelt and Lennox Lewis. Each of their 82 guestrooms is individually designed to make the most of their charming period features and architectural details. The atmosphere is welcoming, with a classic old-world feel and friendly staff are happy to go the extra mile to may your stay comfortable and memorable.
If you are looking for an upscale environment in which you can really feel at home, why not consider Boardwalk Homes Executive Guest Houses and Suites. With all the amenities you would expect from a hotel, the suites also include extra features such as self-contained kitchens and study areas, to create the ultimate homely experience for longer stays. With so much flexibility, you can choose anything from a standard guestroom to a two or three bedroom suite depending on your needs.
Situated in a peaceful residential area less than a 10 minute walk to downtown, Queen’s Landing Guest House B&B is perfect for tourists or professionals looking for a homely place to stay. The house itself was originally a family home and retains this cosy feel thanks to its traditional furnishings and antique furniture. With just three guestrooms in total, the two largest also come with comfortable seating areas and wood fireplaces for those looking for some extra living space.
Set in a pleasant family home on a pretty, landscaped lot, Forest Hill B&B offers just two well-decorated guestrooms. Decorated in a warm, neutral style the rooms include additional touches, such as cosy electric fireplaces and complimentary snacks, demonstrating the owners caring disposition and attention to detail. Full-scale hot or continental breakfasts are served daily in the elegant dining room, or when the weather is good enough, outside on the attractive backyard deck.
For those looking for ane eco-friendly place to stay, Little City Farm offers bed and breakfast accommodation on its fully-working ‘urban homestead’. At the farm, every detail is centered around a simple, sustainable lifestyle that is completely self-reliant, running on 100% green electricity and supported by homegrown organic food produce. The single room on offer is fairly standard, but also comes with the hosts’ organic breakfast basket, a daily delivery of vegetarian breakfast supplies handpicked for a delicious and healthy start to your day.
Just north of Kitchener is DH Food & Lodging, a nine-room country inn situated in the quaint village of St. Jacobs. Dating back to 1852, the inn has retained its antique feel but has been updated to include all the modern features you would expect. A complimentary breakfast is served daily on the veranda looking out over the village, and you can also enjoy an evening meal in-house too if you wish.
Once intended as a grand country retreat for its aristocratic English owners, the Langdon Hall is now an imposing and luxurious country house hotel. Alongside its 52 guestrooms, all en-suite and many with private outside terraces, the property also features an exercise room, sauna, outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, croquet lawn and 12km of walking trails set in its peaceful grounds. There is also a relaxing on-site spa and award-winning restaurant, run by nationally recognized chef Jason Bangerter.
A twenty minute drive from downtown Kitchener is Puddicombe House, a friendly bed and breakfast in the rural town of New Hamburg. Originally built in 1868, the property was owned by the Puddicombe family for almost a century, until its conversion to a restaurant and B&B in 2006. In a similar style to the rest of the house, the guestrooms are sumptuously decorated in rich, warm colours. Guests can also enjoy use of the elegant restaurant and spa during their stay.
At the Green Gables Guest House, the beautiful tudor-style building has been lovingly restored into a traditional, warm home from home. The property itself enjoys incredible features including high, vaulted ceilings and marble fireplaces and the six guestrooms are equally charming, with delightful details and attentions such as cosy handmade quilts. The well-tended gardens are a tranquil retreat from the downtown area, although the city’s main attractions remain in close proximity.
Although designed for business travelers, as its name suggests, the Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel is a great choice for anyone looking for comfortable accommodation in the Kitchener area. The hotel is actually located in the nearby city of Waterloo, but just a few miles away from Kitchener, it represents a perfect base from which to explore either city. Decorated in a sleek, modern style there are 155 guestrooms to choose from, as well as an indoor saltwater pool and award-winning restaurant.