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Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1A2, Canada
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Mannheim, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront on the occasion of a stopover in Kingston. Front desk staff seemed a bit clumsy but the cleanliness of the room and the king size bed made up for it. What I didn't like very much was that you get a coffeemaker and free coffee in the room yet you can't get a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is perfectly located on the waterfront in Kingston. Staff are consistently friendly and helpful. The pool area is nice, and it is convenient having the Dox restaurant. My room was standard - a little on the small side with a tiny bathroom. My overall complaint is that this hotel still feels dated. While my room had been upgraded,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were returning from Montreal and got as far as Kingston before needing to pull off the freeway and get some sleep. It was dark and for some reason the Trip Advisor and GPS were just not working and we found this Holiday only because they had a huge sign on the side of their building...it was... More

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Bob S, Thanks for commenting - glad we could be your "beacon in the night"! We hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Scott Follwell - General Manager More

Toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding customer service once again. Thank you for always making us feel welcome during out time in Kingston. We visited for a family wedding on July 5 and had a great time. The wedding was fantastic with great food and entertainment. Our room was clean, bright and comfortable. The balcony is always a nice feature during the summer. We will... More

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear colsey11, From all of us here, pleased congratulate the bride and groom on our behalf. And many thanks to you for commenting on your stay, our guestroom patios are definitely a must have on the Kingston waterfront! We look forward welcoming you again soon. Warm regards, Scott Follwell - General Manager More

Mount Forest, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting on our balcony, the view of Kingston was simply great...city hall, the Martello tower, copulas of the cathedral, and pleasure boats on Lake Ontario. One was ,however distracted by the plethora of small spiders attached to the balcony railing...dozens ! Similarly, housekeeping was wanting. Our first day, no bottled water. Second day, it was there. First day, shampoo was... More

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear lojlomax, Thank you for commenting. I have forwarded your comments to our Executive Housekeeper for immediate improvement on consistent delivery of service. We look forward welcoming you back soon! Warm regards, Scott Follwell - General Manager More

Oakville, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely well situated in downtown Kingston, backing on to the harbour and very close to City Hall and lots of restaurants. Super clean, free wi-fi both in rooms and lobby. Only negative.... make sure that when booking, you mention to include breakfast, otherwise you will have to pay extra upon leaving.Will be back

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear F and F A, Thank you for commenting on your stay! I am happy to read you enjoyed your visit and we look forward welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Scott Follwell - General Manager More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a great experience from the time we checked in to the moment we left. Professional staff, great rooms and perfect location to walk around the downtown core! Our family felt very comfortable and it was the "home away from home" feel we were looking for.

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Byron K, Thank for letting us take care of you! I am happy to read you enjoyed your stay and you enjoyed the sights and sounds of Kingston. Hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Scott Follwell - General Manager More

Kanata
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The downtown waterfront location is great. However, parking lot charges are excessive and maid services aren't what they used to be. We waited until 5:00 p.m. to have our room cleaned and that was after having had to request it. The balcony in our room was directly over huge, noisy, non stop hotel exhaust fans. Also make sure you request... More

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear GerryH_11, Thank you for sharing your thoughts. If you have a moment, please contact me at 613.549.8400 ext. 2600 as I would like to discuss this with you further. Warm regards, Scott Follwell - General Manager More

North Bay, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back again as we were travelling through Kingston. Always enjoy our stay at Holiday Inn Kingston. Once again staff accommodating and great hospitality service from them all. Check in was fast and staff realxed and smiling. Room was clean, and stocked with all required amenities.

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi June C, Thank you for sharing your stay with us and for choosing the Holiday Inn Kingston as your choice of hotels! We do like to make our guests happy with providing everything they need for a comfortable stay. Even if that is just with a smile! We hope to have you back again soon, and thank you for... More

London, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel has a fabulous location and sight lines. It is situated downtown Kingston with accessibility to all amenities downtown without the hassle of driving (everything is in walking distance). The hotel staff were extremely nice and we checked in without a problem. Our room had a nice view of the marina. The bed was also comfortable and our room... More

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HolidayInnKingston, General Manager at Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Ryan H, Thank you for commenting. I will share your observations and opinions with our Executive Team for future correction and enhancements. Regards, Scott Follwell - General Manager More

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Address: 2 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1A2, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Kingston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#7 Business Hotel in Kingston
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The Holiday Inn(R) Kingston Waterfront Hotel is centrally located in historic downtown Kingston, Ontario, 2 blocks from Queen's University (1.53km) and Kingston General Hospital (2.06km) We are elated to unveil Kingston's beautiful bedrooms and superior amenities, and our personal and friendly service sets us apart from other Kingston, Ontario hotels. We are also home to Kingston's premier conference facilities, specializing corporate events, meetings and weddings. Conveniently located steps away from Kingston's waterfront, the K-Rock Center (.42km), 1000 Island Cruises (.25km), Kingston General Hospital (2.06km) boutiques and downtown venues, the Holiday Inn(R) Kingston Waterfront hotel is The Place to Meet.We are proud to present the DOX Restaurant and Lounge with (seasonal) patio overlooking Lake Ontario. The Dox features a delicious breakfast, perfect for a luncheon meeting or a gourmet romantic dinner for two. For relaxation, guests of our Kingston hotel enjoy our indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna and fitness center. Why not make Holiday Inn(R) Kingston Waterfront your next destination for a perfect stay!Breathtaking vista views from your own private balcony will have you surveying Kingston like never before. Historic Kingston is just waiting to be discovered! Join us on Kingston's only TRUE Waterfront Patio, Dox Restaurant and Lounge. Sample our inspired menu creations, while enjoying your favorite beverage! Lakeside dining at the DOX is here and we can't wait to be the host with the most! ... more   less 
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