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20 Queen St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1V6 Canada
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#1 of 14 in Kitchener
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4.5
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4.6
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4.4
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4.3
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Immerse yourself in the historic charm of The Walper Hotel, an iconic 1893 landmark set along the quaint streets of one of Kitchener, Ontario's oldest neighbourhoods. You'll be captivated by this building's amazing past, and charmed by its contemporary flare. From Eleanor Roosevelt's preferred breakfast location on the interior terrace to Lennox Lewis' boxing match in the Crystal Ballroom, to the tales of Al Capone's liquor smuggling operation in the cavernous basement restaurant, every nook and cranny in this Waterloo hotel has a story to tell.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking garage
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Salon
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
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Air conditioning
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Bridal suite
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Modern
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adolfoMontreal wrote a review Jun 26
Montreal, Canada24 contributions32 helpful votes
Classy, modern hotel, friendly reception/service, Bistro somewhat disappointing. Checked was efficient even though I had expected to just have to pick up the key vs. going through the credit card process.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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deannew282022 wrote a review Jun 22
Calgary, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
The staff were very accommodating during a very stressful time for me, with my flight being canceled last minute. They went above and beyond for me. I truly appreciate it. The room was bright, and clean. The food was outstanding, so delicious! Texting the front desk was awesome, they replied back within minutes, great feature. The hotel is in the heart of of the city, so much to see. Beautiful historical buildings, gorgeous parks to visit. I highly recommend staying here.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Craig Burney, Marketing at The Walper Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
We were more than happy to help you out! We love being in the hub of Kitchener, and we're delighted to hear that you agree. We hope to see you again -- under better circumstances, of course!
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Rae M wrote a review Jun 17
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Beautiful and unique hotel with a great staff.....I'd stay there again, in a heartbeat.....Parking no problem........Parking garage, very close to the hotel.....Having WIFI was a great bonus.......I would stay there again, in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Craig Burney, Marketing at The Walper Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
And we would gladly host you again, in a heartbeat! We're delighted that you enjoyed The Walper, our colleagues, and our amenities!
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928mail wrote a review Jun 14
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This place needs to decide if it is a party/music venue or a grown up hotel. Having been kept awake till 1am on a Sunday by the thumping bass line from a wedding party three floors below, I fear they've chosen Option 1 and chosen to ignore other paying guests.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from Craig Burney, Marketing at The Walper Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
I would like to extend our sincere apologies on behalf of The Walper Hotel. Negotiating wedding experiences to still respect our other guests is a focus of our property. We're sorry that we have not succeeded in doing so for you on the night of the 11th. We have established some expectations for wedding groups in regards to noise, and we will be reviewing this incident with our weddings team.
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paulfN7445FK wrote a review Jun 2
Toronto, Canada4 contributions
Food in restaurant I would say was 5 star ,wait staff were excellent. Package included parking and a bottle of bubbly in the room . The hotel threw in a box of chocolates , They had roses on pillows .They had the fireplace on the TV when we went in . They went all out made my anniversary extra special.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Craig Burney, Marketing at The Walper Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
We're glad we could make your anniversary a special one! We're proud of Chef Nate and our team in TWH Social, and the pride they take in their dishes and service!
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MarcoLovesAntonette wrote a review May 2022
St. Catharines, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
Great boutique hotel. Very clean. Comfortable bed. Staff were very keen on making sure everything was to our satisfaction. This hotel has alot of character and the room was pretty funky. Even had a record player and some vinyl to chill to. We would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Craig Burney, Marketing at The Walper Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you, Marco! At the hub of the city, we also like to be at the heart of Kitchener's vibe, too. We look forward to having you return!
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solotraveller700 wrote a review May 2022
Halifax, Canada7 contributions7 helpful votes
Loved this hotel. Spacious rooms with luxurious robes and toiletries. Spotlessly clean. Superb staff who were friendly and kind. Did not enjoy dinner in their restaurant but there are lots of other places to eat. Be warned that walking the streets of downtown Kitchener is safe in daylight only in my opinion (as a female senior travelling alone.) Spend your time in downtown Waterloo, which is lovely. I will definitely go back again!
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Date of stay: May 2022
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marcofiorini1964 wrote a review May 2022
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My stay at the hotel was great I really enjoyed my stay here The staff went above and beyond to help me to guide me around the city This was my first time to Kitchener I would recommend staying here Keep up the good work
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majica101 wrote a review May 2022
Toronto, Canada48 contributions36 helpful votes
What a great stay.we had here. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The room was clean and very cute. Bed was super comfy. The only thing that could be better is the internet, it kept breaking up when we were watching a movie and saying weak signal. Go to the Grand Trunk Saloon for a delicious nearby restaurant.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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eastonbattler wrote a review May 2022
Kelowna, Canada1 contribution
Excellent hotel with spacious, rustic rooms. Staff was awesome and even extended my checkout to 3:30pm to allow for me to work from my room for the majority of the day. The restaurant is very good as well. Great overall experience.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Craig Burney, Marketing at The Walper Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
We're elated to hear you loved your stay at The Walper! Our colleagues are quite happy to help whenever they can. We're glad you loved TWH Social, too. We hope to see you again, soon!
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PRICE RANGE
$167 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
walper terrace kitchener
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Walper Terrace Hotel
LOCATION
CanadaOntarioRegion of WaterlooKitchenerCity Commercial Core
NUMBER OF ROOMS
92
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Walper Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Walper Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Kitchener City Hall (0.2 miles), THEMUSEUM (0.03 miles), and St. Mary Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows Church (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Walper Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Walper Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Walper Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Walper Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage and paid public parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Walper Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include 271 West Restaurant, Ellison's Bistro, and Cafe Pyrus.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Walper Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is The Walper Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Kitchener.
Are pets allowed at The Walper Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Walper Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Walper Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Woodside National Historic Site (1.1 miles).