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5.0 out of 5

"It is not like a typical hotel. It has a conference center appearance and is in a quiet area. Breakfast and the breakfast room are also better than mo ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 31 Mar 2019

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Hotel Description

3-star Victorian hotel near Kingston Penitentiary, connected to the convention center

Seaside stay

Your stay at this Kingston hotel places you within a 10-minute walk of Kingston Penitentiary and Lake Ontario. Queen's University and Kingston Waterfront are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This hotel features a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 15 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like full breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 80 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Premium bedding, free newspapers, and showers are also available.

Accessible Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre

Family (1)
5 out of 5
It is not like a typical hotel. It has a conference center appearance and is in a quiet area. Breakfast and the breakfast room are also better than most other hotels.

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Apr. 2019 by Karla Brennen, General Manager

Thank you we appreciate the feedback :)

About the Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre

Location 421 Union Street, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Property Features

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. There are 15 meeting rooms available. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the business-friendly Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre. Free self parking is available. This Victorian Kingston hotel is smoke free.

  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Built in 1841
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Kingston, ON (YGK-Norman Rogers) (7.3 km / 4.5 mi)
  • Train station: Kingston Station (5.6 km / 3.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre offers 80 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hair dryers.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast on weekdays from 7 AM to 9 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 20.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 20.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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