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Top Peterborough Historic Hotels

Plantation House Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
14 North St, Port Hope, ON
The price is CA $229 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.9/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"This stay was wonderful! The house is beautiful, the room is lovely, very clean. Bed is very comfortable and luxurious. The host was so welcoming and lovely as well. The breakfasts were amazing. Location is great (easy 5 min walk to main street). Absolutely great!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Plantation House Bed & Breakfast
Summerhill Manor Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room
3.5 out of 5
127 Walton Street, Port Hope, ON
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4.8/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)

"Breakfast was delicious and owners were friendly. Great location."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 7, 2019

Summerhill Manor Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room
Baltimore Bed & Breakfast
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4.6/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)

"Our stay was an overall very pleasant experience. The breakfast was delicious and the room very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 30, 2019

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The Woodlawn Inn
4 out of 5
420 Division Street, Cobourg, ON
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4.6/5Wonderful! (284 reviews)

"When i arrived , i was pleased to see the available parking and the entrance and general grounds were very impressive. The entrance to to main rooms the bar area and the dinning room area looked inviting. Check in was fast and the reception was friendly. My room was terrific, very nicely appointed, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2020

The Woodlawn Inn
Willowmere Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
197 Water Street, Cobourg, ON
The price is CA $113 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (32 reviews)
Couldn't ask for more!

"We stayed at Willowmere on a snowy night in mid-winter, and it was an excellent experience! The location is conveniently close to Cobourg's downtown, a pretty 15 minute walk on the beach boardwalk! The suite is spacious and comfortable, you can easily control the temperature, and there is a well ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2020

Willowmere Bed and Breakfast
Best Western Plus Otonabee Inn
2.5 out of 5
84 Lansdowne St E, Peterborough, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $125 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.4/5Excellent! (708 reviews)

"The bed was too hard made for a real early check out."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

Best Western Plus Otonabee Inn
The Village Inn
2.5 out of 5
39 Queen St, Selwyn, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $119 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.3/5Excellent! (114 reviews)

"Lovely place! Light and airy and very cosy and clean. Friendly staff, too. Best hotel we’ve stayed at for a long time."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2020

The Village Inn
Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre
2.5 out of 5
930 Burnham St, Cobourg, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $142 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
4.3/5Excellent! (394 reviews)

"Pool, gym and breakfast all closed during my stay, due to COVID so can't comment on those. Check in staff was very friendly. Clean, quiet and great location."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 23, 2020

Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre
Super 8 by Wyndham Peterborough
2 out of 5
1257 Lansdowne St W, Peterborough, ON
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The price is CA $93 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.2/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"Nice hotel for the price. They made sure everything was sanitized including their breakfast room"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Peterborough
Eganridge Resort, Golf Club & Spa
4 out of 5
26 Country Club Drive, Kawartha Lakes, ON
The price is CA $210 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.1/5Very Good! (91 reviews)

"Towels were not provided enough and staff didn’t bring them to the cottage."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2020

Eganridge Resort, Golf Club & Spa
Comfort Hotel & Suites
3 out of 5
1209 Lansdowne St W, Peterborough, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $90 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4/5Very Good! (982 reviews)

"Comfortable beds, good parking, pleasant staff. A good value place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 7, 2020

Comfort Hotel & Suites
Comfort Inn Cobourg
2.5 out of 5
121 Densmore Rd, Cobourg, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $143 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
3.9/5Very Good! (517 reviews)

"Friendly staff, very clean Good eating close by Good access to the 401"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Comfort Inn Cobourg
Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront, ON
3.5 out of 5
150 George St N, Peterborough, ON
Free cancellation
The price is CA $99 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
3.9/5Very Good! (846 reviews)

"Very nice view of the river. Staff were very nice. Only complaint would be that the indoor pool was too cold to use. It connects to the outdoor pool and there is an opening where the outside air comes in. Got in and immediately out brrrr."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 1, 2020

Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront, ON
Peterborough Inn & Suites Hotel
2.5 out of 5
312 George Street N., Peterborough, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $105 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
3.8/5Good! (838 reviews)

"People at hotel are really nice. Room was clean. Wish the town wasn’t so full of drug addicted. Made the evening walk a little unpleasant."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Peterborough Inn & Suites Hotel
Quality Inn Peterborough
2.5 out of 5
1074 Lansdowne St W, Peterborough, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
3.7/5Good! (987 reviews)

"I was there for a very short 10 hrs; everything was fine & a fair price"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Quality Inn Peterborough
Comfort Inn Port Hope
2.5 out of 5
Route 2211 County Road 28, Port Hope, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
3.7/5Good! (625 reviews)

"Close to 401, gas station right across, Tim Hortons in walking distance."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Comfort Inn Port Hope
Motel 6 Peterborough, ON
2 out of 5
133 Lansdowne Street East, Peterborough, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $78 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
3.5/5Good! (982 reviews)

"It was a pleasant stay. Front desk clerk was courteous and sweet. The rooms were clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 7, 2020

Motel 6 Peterborough, ON
Lotus Motel
2 out of 5
823 William Street, Cobourg, ON
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3.4/5 (14 reviews)

"Motel room was clean, bed was great, TV?. Check in area would raise questions in your mind because it did not look as if it had been cleaned in awhile. Receptionist was quite pleasant and efficient. A coffee pot with real coffee would be nice and having Kleenex in the room and a stopper for the bathtub. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 31, 2017

Lotus Motel
Dionna's Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
62 Henry Street, Cobourg, ON
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Dionna's Bed & Breakfast
Bellmere Winds Resort
3 out of 5
1235 Villiers Line, Otonabee-South Monaghan, ON
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Peterborough

Travelling to new places can be more than just breaking up your daily routine, it can also be about taking in the history and culture of a region. A perfect way to experience the culture of a region is to learn about its past. Exploring the region's museums or landmarks is a fine kick-off, but staying in a Peterborough historic hotel can ferry you back to the past. Pack your duffel (no need for a time machine) as your Peterborough landmark hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the historic accommodations in Peterborough transport you to a bygone era as soon as you pass through the lobby. With unique architectures and addresses in the center of Peterborough, it will become clear what makes Peterborough bucket-list worthy. Thankfully, you won't have to actually live in the past. Although these accommodations may be historic, they have many modern conveniences to help you relax or keep in touch on your holiday. You'll notice your room outfitted with a cozy bed and just about anything else you'll need for a marvellous stay.

After you've spent time admiring the hotel's grounds, you can tour the art museums and prominent landmarks to appreciate more of the area's culture. Undoubtedly, all this hopping through history will work up an appetite. Go through Expedia's 8509 guest reviews for recommendations from fellow travellers to help make your Peterborough visit great. You can also ask your hotels' concierge to recommend where the popular areas to grab a cocktail or tea in Peterborough are.

Book Your Peterborough Historic Hotel Today

If you desire to get the most from your Peterborough visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this historic city. With Expedia having 238 of these one-of-a-kind lodgings to pick from, you are bound to find at a great rate. However, just like the past civilizations, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these landmark properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Peterborough?
A visit to the significant historical sites in Peterborough is likely first on your travel itinerary. While you’re visiting, check out the theater scene and live music. You can also take some time enjoying the riverfront during your vacation.
What's the best place to stay in Peterborough that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Woodlawn Inn is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Victoria Hall is a short 9-minute walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Summerhill Manor Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room and Dionna’s Bed & Breakfast.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Peterborough?
Peterborough has 238 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 21 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Peterborough?
Peterborough is notable for landmarks like Peterborough Lift Lock, Smith Town Hill House, and Alderville Black Oak Savanna. Cultural venues include Lindsay Little Theatre, Academy Theatre, and Capitol Theater. Other popular sights include Rice Lake and Cobourg Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Peterborough?
A guest who chooses a historic hotel has a chance to stay in a place that’s been recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world have had many former lives and uses, such as castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Peterborough often preserve original qualities like traditional architecture and period features in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These terms are similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to place more significance on the architecture and building. Mainly a heritage hotel draws meaning from the cultural value that the place has and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Peterborough have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay can expect the amenities you’d find in a hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, and free and fast Internet. Booking a historic hotel in Peterborough doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or rundown.

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