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Book from ~$111 CAD
Budget-friendly motel close to 401, with well-liked staff and comfy rooms
Pros
  • Free: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, parking, local calls
  • The staff were well liked by many guests for their service and friendliness
  • Guests liked the location for being close to the highway, restaurants and shopping
  • Many guests found their rooms and beds to be comfortable
  • Many guests said the hotel and rooms were very clean
Cons
  • Some guests were disappointed with the breakfast selection
  • A couple of guests complained that the pool was cold

8 Other Hotels Close to Upper Canada Village

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Book from ~$124 CAD
Pet-friendly Morrisburg hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant and jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A few guests had difficulty maintaining a consistent in-room temperature
  • A couple of reviewers found the rooms in need of updates
Location
Located in the town of Morrisburg, this country inn is on a rural country road a short 8-minute drive from Upper Canada Village.
Money-saving
A package is available including two tickets to Upper Canada Village and breakfast in the restaurant.
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Overlooking St. Lawrence River along Hwy 2, affordable rates, clean rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast (May 15-Sept. 15)
  • Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's proximity to highway access and Cornwall
  • The hotel's rates were found to be affordable and economical
  • Several guests enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
Cons
  • A few guests complained about the lack of individual temperature control and dated decor in their rooms
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Along Highway 2, good rates, mixed room reviews, limited front desk hours
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Several guests were pleased with the hotel's cheap and budget-friendly rates
  • The hotel's staff were found to be friendly and attentive by some lodgers
  • Some reviewers were satisfied with their clean and comfortable accommodations
Cons
  • Several guests reported worn rooms and cleaning issues
  • The hotel's front desk staff were unavailable at times according to a few lodgers
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Book from ~$109 CAD
Indoor pool & fitness centre, guests praised staff and free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking and free local calls
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests praised the food and selection at the free breakfast
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as clean
  • A few guests enjoyed the indoor pool area
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Many guests described the room interiors as dated and in need of upgrades
  • A few reviewers noticed a musty smell in the halls and rooms
Location
On a residential, main road just outside of Cornwall, this Comfort Inn is a 21-minute drive from the living museum.
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Book from ~$159 CAD
Cornwall hotel with outdoor pool and restaurant offers suites with jacuzzi and fireplace
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Most reviewers praised their accommodations and enjoyed their rooms
  • Several compliments were offered to the hotel's staff and service
  • The included breakfast was mentioned positively by many lodgers
Cons
  • Some guests complained of noise transfer from adjacent rooms
  • A few reviewers felt the hotel's rates were too high
Location
Just off of a main road and highway in Cornwall, but still pleasantly surrounded by trees, this Best Western is a 22-minute drive from the living museum.
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Helpful staff and clean rooms, but concerns with building age and breakfast choices
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Several reviewers paid compliments to the hotel's staff and service
  • Many lodgers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • The hotel's location was praised by several guests
Cons
  • Some guests found the hotel building itself to be old and rundown
  • A few reviewers experienced odours in their rooms and the lobby
  • The included continental breakfast was found to be lacking by some guests
Location
On a commercial strip in Cornwall, this Howard Johnson is a 25-minute drive from Upper Canada Village.
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Book from ~$116 CAD
Close to US border and shops, but difficulty finding the hotel and with lack of elevator
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Most reviewers praised their rooms and accommodations
  • The hotel's location was considered convenient and close to shopping and the US border
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • Some guests were disappointed that the hotel did not have an elevator
  • A few guests had difficulty finding the hotel's entrance
Location
Situated on a leafy roundabout on Highway 2 in Cornwall, this Ramada is a 25-minute drive from the park.

Tips For Staying Near Upper Canada Village

Location
Upper Canada Village, in the town of Morrisburg on the St. Lawrence River outside of Cornwall, is a living history museum featuring buildings and traditions from Canada's past. Nineteenth-century buildings, dress and traditions are all upheld in the park, which depicts life in a rural Canadian setting.

The park is open from May 18 to October 6, and is closed Mondays and Tuesdays from September 3. Regular admission is $15 for adults, and $12 for children and seniors. Prices vary depending on themed weekends, or for special events. Visit their website for full admission and season details.
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Getting Around: Driving
The 401 Highway is a 6-minute drive from the park, while the city of Cornwall is a 28-minute drive away and Montreal is a 1-hour and 15-minute drive away. 

The closest airport, Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW), is a 1-hour, 10-minute drive away.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Because of its rural location, there is no public transit servicing Upper Canada Village.
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Entertainment
The park has many historical buildings, both restored and original. There are factories, churches, bakeries, mills, farms with traditional planting and harvesting presentations, homes, hotels and restaurants. For a detailed description of each building throughout the compound, visit their map of the village and click on the building.

Throughout the village, costumed interpreters are on hand to provide presentations, answer questions and explain how life was lived during the 19th century.

Special events are held throughout the year, including themed weekends, field days, as well as night walks and carolling. Event information and schedules can be found on their website.
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Dining
Three restaurants are available on site for guests to Upper Canada Village. The Willard Hotel is the oldest building in the village, built in 1750, and serves period food and high tea. 

The Harvest Barn restaurant has a full service menu, including deli and salad bar and a children's menu, and the Village Cafe serves snacks and light meals.

Guests with packed lunches can find picnic tables throughout the park.
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Other Tips
Owned and operated by Parks of the St. Lawrence, the Guest House, a traditional farmhouse, and the Montgomery House, a log house, are both located on site for easy access to Upper Canada Village. Visit their respective pages to inquire about booking opportunities.

A number of campgrounds overlooking the St. Lawrence River are also nearby. For a full list of campgrounds run by Parks of the St. Lawrnece, visit their website.
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