Pillar & Post, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

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    Guide price per night (peak season): £108 per person
    Guide price per night (low season): £60 per person

    Description

    Niagara on the Lake's Pillar and Post's original structure was built in the late 1890s as a canning factory, and since has been lovingly transformed into a fine Niagara on the Lake hotel. This hotel also has an outdoor pool which is great for families.

      The hotel has a relaxed elegance with sunshine streaming in through skylights, beautiful terra cotta tile floors, indoor and outdoor pools, and an exotic hot springs pool at 100 Fountain Spa, #1 spa in Canada (Spas of America 2013). For families especially, the outdoor pool is a real bonus on a hot Canadian summer's day. Niagara-on-the-Lake is located in the prettiest corner of one of Canada's top tourist destinations - the Niagara Region. The town has a lovely ambiance and plenty of things going on. It is a welcome antidote to the busyness of Niagara Falls and is also a great base for visiting the local wineries and taking part in adventurous activities if you wish. Enjoy Niagara-on-the-Lake in guest rooms that combine country chic comforts with luxurious modernity and enjoy a relaxed family holiday in the Niagara region.

    Essentials

    The Important Stuff:
    Check-in: 3 pm Check-out: 11 am

    Check-in Day: Any Day

    Sleep Arrangements:
    Traditional Guest Rooms 2 double beds.

    Room Facilities:
    Enjoy luxurious comfort in traditional guest rooms. The rooms' dark wood furnishings and neutral decor incorporate Niagara’s rich landscape with an emphasis on R&R. Rooms all have coffee making facilities, 37” LCD TV, high-speed wireless, or a variety of pay per view movies and games.

    Hotel Facilities:
    Indoor swimming pool Outdoor swimming pool A Spa

    Stuff for Kids

    Children under 18 stay free if sharing a room with their parents There is an outdoor swimming pool which kids enjoy

    Things To Do

    Outdoor & Active:
    Horseback Riding at Niagara Riding Stables Bike to Area Wineries along the beautiful Niagara River Recreation trail with Zoom Leisure Bikes eSkoot Scooter Rentals – make your own wine tour! Niagara Parks' Botanical Gardens – make sure to leave time for a leisurely stroll through the gardens! Drive up the Niagara Parkway which Sir Winston Churchill called "the prettiest Sunday drive anywhere." Book time for a leisurely drive, with plans to stop at key lookouts!

    Places to Visit:
    Niagara Falls A visit to the falls is never a disappointment. And with so many tourist attractions, the short, beautiful drive from Niagara-on-the-Lake is always worth it. Family friendly activities, exciting attractions and corny but fun museums await. Jordan Village Situated amidst the wineries of the Niagara Escarpment, Jordan Village is brimming with things to do and see – culinary delights, galleries, fabulous shopping, antiques, history, award-winning wineries, hiking & biking paths. St. Catharines + Port Dalhousie Filled with magnificent gardens, beautiful waterfront and over 1,000 acres of lush parkland. St. Catharines offers trails, fishing charters, cycling tours, sky diving, wind surfing, beaches, boating, marinas, sports fields, arenas, tobogganing, rowing, skating and cross country skiing venues. Visit the charming Lakeside Park Carousel, rides are only a nickel! Grimsby The Art Festival on Nelles Boulevard in early September and Grimsby Art Gallery, lure hundreds of artists and craftspeople, and thousands of visitors from all over Ontario and the United States to view the work of some of Canada's most outstanding artists. Welland Visitors marvel at the area's natural beauty as they enjoy any number of festivals, sporting events, and outdoor activities. Known officially as the Rose City, Welland is home to over 350 acres of fine parks and has one of the finest rose gardens in the country. It is also home to the Welland Recreational Canal -- once part of the St. Lawrence Seaway System - and Merritt Island, an outdoor paradise nestled along the waterway.

    Local Restaurants:
    The Cannery Restaurant Celebrate the delicious bounty of the Niagara Region in a relaxed, but beautiful dining room. The Cannery Restaurant in Niagara-on-the-Lake offers guests familiar foods with extraordinary flavor. Get carried away by the smell of fresh dough baking in Chef Mark Longster’s brick oven and cheers to the beauty of exposed brick and beams that transports diners to a romantic respite in the Tuscan region. There are also plenty of other dining options in Niagara on the Lake to try.

    Getting There

    Closest City & Distance:
    Niagara-on-the-Lake is a 30 minute drive from Niagara Falls

    Getting there:
    From Toronto, Ontario (Downtown) • Take Gardiner Expressway West to QEW (Hamilton/Niagara) or Hwy. 401 West to Hwy. 403 to QEW. • Follow the QEW Niagara all the way around the lake and over the St. Catharines Skyway Bridge • Take Exit Glendale North (Niagara Stone Road/Niagara-on-the-Lake) • Turn left on York Road • Turn right onto Airport Road. Follow Airport Road until it intersects with Niagara Stone Road/Highway 55 (2nd stop) • Turn right onto Niagara Stone Road/Highway 55 and follow it until you enter Niagara-on-the-Lake "Old Town" (approximately 13 kms) • Turn right on John Street. Pillar and Post is on your left hand side, approximately 1 km down From Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada • Head east on Monroe St toward Drummond Rd 0.2 km • Turn left at Drummond Rd • Turn right at Morrison St • Turn left at Portage Rd • Continue on St Paul Ave • Continue on 4 Mile Creek Rd • Turn right at Niagara Stone Rd • Continue on Mississauga St • Turn right at John St W

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