Guelph

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Situated in southwestern Ontario is a picturesque old town that charms with its parks, hiking trails, arts, culture and historic architecture.

With history, culture, nature and lots of recreational activities, Guelph doesn't lack for exciting things to see and do. Explore old limestone buildings, hike woodland trails, canoe down rivers and visit wineries.

Start your vacation with a tour of some of Guelph’s old buildings. Stop by the twin-towered Church of Our Lady, a neo-gothic structure from the late 19th century. Appreciate the renaissance style of the imposing Old City Hall, another 19th-century building. At McCrae House, learn about the life of John McCrae. The doctor and soldier wrote one of the most famous World War I poems, In Flanders Fields. See more history at the Wellington County Museum and Archives, a former refuge for the poor.

Wherever you are in Guelph, you are never too far away from the great outdoors. Enjoy the gardens, parks and trails around beautiful Guelph Lake and listen to the birds while walking through the Arboretum at the University of Guelph. Hike the Bruce Trail and go canoeing on the Eramosa and Speed Rivers Explore Riverside Park with its trail system that follows the Speed River to Guelph Lake. Camp, fish, hike and ski in Grand River Parks.

If you are in the mood for shopping, Guelph has lots of options, particularly in its malls. Spend hours among the shops, craft and specialty stores, cafés and bistros of Stone Road Mall and Old Quebec Street Mall. Search for antiques at the open-air Aberfoyle Antique Market, and buy locally grown produce at any of the farmers’ markets.

Sample more local produce with a tour of nearby wineries and a visit to the Wellington Brewery, one of the oldest independent microbreweries in Canada.

In addition to Guelph’s many bars and restaurants, the River Run Center is a good option for your evening’s entertainment. Here you can watch a play, musical or concert. There are also occasionally open-air concerts at the downtown Market Square.

Guelph and its cultural, historical and natural attractions are located on the Speed River in Wellington County, about a 1-hour drive from Toronto.

Days Inn by Wyndham Guelph
Days Inn by Wyndham Guelph
2 out of 5
785 Gordon Street, Hwy 401 Exit 299, Guelph, ON
The price is CA $122 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
Situated in Guelph, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Macdonald Stewart Art Centre and University of Guelph. Alumni Stadium and Stone Road Mall are also within ...
3.6/5Good! (994 reviews)
"Great location"

Reviewed on Sep. 14, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Guelph
Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre
Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre
3.5 out of 5
50 Stone Rd W, Guelph, ON
The price is CA $135 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
Situated in the business district, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from University of Guelph and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from University of Guelph Arboretum. ...
4.3/5Excellent! (595 reviews)
"great rooms"

Reviewed on Sep. 26, 2021

Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre
Western Hotel & Executive Suites
Western Hotel & Executive Suites
4 out of 5
72 Macdonell St, Guelph, ON
The price is CA $139 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Located in the heart of Guelph, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Guelph Market Square and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from University of Guelph. Guelph Civic Museum and ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (435 reviews)
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Reviewed on Sep. 20, 2021

Western Hotel & Executive Suites
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Waterloo/St. Jacobs
Homewood Suites by Hilton Waterloo/St. Jacobs
3 out of 5
45 Benjamin Road, St Jacobs, Township of Woolwich, ON
The price is CA $150 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Situated in Township of Woolwich, this aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from St. Jacobs Country Playhouse and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Wilfrid Laurier University. St. ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (639 reviews)
"The rooms are spacious and very clean and the staff are fantastic! Super friendly and helpful. I would like to see recycling bins in the rooms and a side bar in the bathroom between the shower and the toilet."

Reviewed on Sep. 23, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Waterloo/St. Jacobs
Beautiful newly renovated 2 bedroom walkout basement apartment close to U of G
Beautiful newly renovated 2 bedroom walkout basement apartment close to U of G
Guelph, ON
Situated in Guelph, this vacation home is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Victoria Park Golf Club East and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from University of Guelph. Stone Road Mall is ...
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Convenient
"Close to everything, had trouble with the lock on the patio door, but was very clean, had chocolate that my daughter enjoyed and was in a lovely subdivision."

Reviewed on Aug. 4, 2021

Beautiful newly renovated 2 bedroom walkout basement apartment close to U of G
Immaculate townhouse in highly sought-after South-end of Guelph
Immaculate townhouse in highly sought-after South-end of Guelph
Guelph, ON
Situated in Guelph, this vacation home is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Victoria Park Golf Club East and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from University of Guelph. University of Guelph ...
Immaculate townhouse in highly sought-after South-end of Guelph
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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