Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront

2 Princess StreetKingstonK7L 1A2Canada
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About Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront

The Holiday Inn Kingston-Waterfront places guests near Rogers K-Rock Centre, the Royal Military College of Canada, and Queen’s University. The hotel features indoor and outdoor pools and an exercise room.

Amenities in the rooms include flat-screen TVs, desks, coffee makers, and mini-fridges. Suites at the hotel add living areas and dining tables. Guests also benefit from private balconies, free Wi-Fi, and a choice of pillows.

Facilities at the Holiday Inn Kingston-Waterfront include a business center, meeting rooms, coin-op laundry equipment, and same day dry cleaning. Guests can also take advantage of the hotel’s sauna and whirlpool.

The DOX Restaurant Bar & Patio is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (at extra cost). The hotel also offers room service.

The hotel lies within a five to 10-minute walk of Kingston City Hall and the Grand Theatre. Lake Ontario Park and Fort Henry are within three miles of the property.


2 Princess Street, Kingston, K7L 1A2, Canada
Telephone: +1 6135498400 | Fax: +1 6135493508 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Pleasant hospitality

Guests are often impressed by the hospitality on offer at the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront, typically commenting that the staff offers a warm welcome, quick check-in, and friendly service. The standard of the room service also attracts positive feedback, with most guests finding the service quick and hassle-free.

Attractive setting

Many guests liked staying in a hotel so close to the water, but also note its proximity to downtown entertainment and restaurants. There's plenty to do nearby while area attractions are within a short drive of the property.

Affordable hotel option

The rates at the hotel often attract guests who are looking for an affordable hotel option in the area. It's certainly possible to find pricier hotels nearby. Guests appreciate not having to pay extra for Wi-Fi.

Negative Reviews

Parking may frustrate

A number of guests complain about the parking situation at the hotel, describing how you have to cross the street to access the lot (which is rather frustrating in the rain). Also, the lot is uneven, so you may find yourself hauling luggage through standing water.

Disappointing features in rooms

Although guests like the private balconies and tend to find the beds are comfortable, there are some other issues with the rooms. Reported problems include dated decor, threadbare carpet, and worn furnishing. Guests also mention that the bathrooms are in need of a serious overhaul.

Some noise issues

This hotel is very rarely described as excessively noisy, but several guests do mention that they were able to hear some street noise. Others found the AC/heating units were quite noisy.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 769 reviews across the web
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7.7 out of 10 based on 769 reviews