All of the Tragically Hip’s Albums: Ranked

30 years ago, the Tragically Hip released their first full studio album, making Kingston the foundation of Canadian music. With 13 full albums released over the course of over two decades, The Tragically Hip became more than Kingston’s hometown heroes. Their records formed the bedrock of a new national musical identity, belonging to campfires and …


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Stay & Learn + 10% Off

Visiting Queen’s University? Stay with us and receive 10% off our regular rate and complimentary full buffet breakfast for the whole family. To make a reservation please call the hotel and reference the “Queen’s University Stay and Learn Rate” or book online.

Ambassador Hotel at $165/night

Stay at the Ambassador Hotel at $165/night + HST for the ILCA Laser Radial Youth World Championships. Please call 1-800-267-7880 to book.

Thriftlodge Kingston from $109/night

Stay at the Thriftlodge Kingston from $109/night + HST during the ILCA Laser Radial and ILCA Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships. Please call 613-546-4411 to book.

Stay & Learn + 15% Off

We look forward to welcoming you and are pleased to offer 15% off our best available rate. To make a reservation, please call the hotel directly and ask for the “Queen’s Stay and Learn Rate” or book online by visiting https://bit.ly/2Vs1KDw, and entering dates in the booking window. Based on availability. 613-546-3661 or 1-800-267-7888


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What’s so special about Kingston, Ontario?

Experience first-hand the history, culture, and seasonal activities Kingston has to offer. Bring the family to see Santa in the square, embrace the beauty of winter at Lumina Borealis, wow your taste buds at the best local restaurants from Kingston Food Tours, and much more. You’ll think, “Darn, I wish we grabbed a hotel room or B&B!” so why not easily transform your day trip into a weekend getaway in Canada’s first capital city when you book a hotel or B&B.

Darn, I wish we grabbed a hotel room or B&B!

It’s the blend. Geography provides the 1000 Islands between Toronto and Montreal, history gives you the UNESCO-designated Rideau Canal and Fort Henry, and Kingston’s people add a culture of music, food and drink that’s hard to beat. Bring your dancing shoes for a night out on the town at one of Kingston’s many pubs and late night venues, a camera for the classic architecture, and an appetite for the Farmer’s Market and locavore dining. Forget trying to do it all in a day.

Crush the rush! Book a room in Kingston and you more than double your fun.