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This property is a 8-minute walk from the beach. With garden views, The Secret Garden Inn is located in Kingston and has a restaurant, a shared lounge, bar, garden and terrace. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property.

Fitted with a patio, the units offer air conditioning and feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower and bathrobes. A fridge and coffee machine are also available.

à la carte and American breakfast options are available every morning at the bed and breakfast.

Hiking, skiing and cycling are possible within the area, and The Secret Garden Inn offers ski storage space.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include K-Rock Centre, Queen's University and The Grand Theatre.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Secret Garden Inn has been welcoming guests since May 14, 2020

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info

Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American


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Managed by The Secret Garden Inn at Argyle Place - Kingston's boutique urban retreat!

Company review score: 9.7Based on 179 reviews from 1 property
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Company info

Our team of professionals is excited to welcome you and tend to all of your needs. Enjoy your memorable Afternoon Tea service or Cocktails on the patio. Savor the culinary designs in one of our tranquil outdoor locations or revel in the design and decor indoors.

Property info

The Secret Garden Inn at Argyle Place is a boutique urban retreat, offering a relaxing and memorable stay for the romantic getaway, business or leisure traveler. We take GARDEN in our name to heart and work to provide our guests and community with magnificent grounds—an integral part of an elevated experience at one of Kingston’s most iconic Victorian homes. Enjoy luxury—balanced with value—beginning with a most sought after location, just steps away from dining, shopping, and the waterfront. Our inn has earned a perfect 100 Walk Score from Tripadvisor.

Neighborhood info

History. Luxury. Elegance. Located in the heart of downtown Kingston at 73 Sydenham Street, this historical designated building was constructed in 1888 by Scottish fur and leather merchant John McKay and named Argyle Place. The landmark building stands just steps away from Queen’s University, Lake Ontario, and countless local amenities. We pride ourselves in representing Kingston; that means hospitality at its finest. We will work to accommodate your needs. Hosting a meeting? Seeking a custom fine dining experience? Need a venue for your wedding or event? The Secret Garden Inn has everything you will need to make your time here as extraordinary as possible. Our team will help curate a memorable experience for your vacation or event. We love our city, and we’d love to show you why you should too.

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Grand Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • Kingston City Hall
    0.4 miles
  • K-Rock Centre
    0.5 miles
  • Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
    0.5 miles
  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre
    0.5 miles
  • Queen's University
    0.5 miles
  • International Hockey Hall of Fame Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Bellevue House National Historic Site
    1 miles
  • Fort Henry
    1.4 miles
  • Richardson Memorial Stadium
    1.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Base des Forces canadiennes Kingston
    2.5 miles
  • Canadian Forces Base Kingston
    2.5 miles
  • Wolfe Island
    5.8 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lake Ontario
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Ogdensburg Airport
    59.5 miles
How to get to The Secret Garden Inn from Kingston Airport
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Amenities of The Secret Garden Inn
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Refrigerator
  • Ski storage
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Game room
  • Skiing Off-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPad
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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4:00 PM - 11:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

FAQs about The Secret Garden Inn

  • Guests staying at The Secret Garden Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • À la carte

  • The Secret Garden Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The Secret Garden Inn is 1,950 feet from the center of Kingston.

  • Room options at The Secret Garden Inn include:

    • Double

  • The Secret Garden Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Game room
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours
    • Themed dinners

  • The nearest beach is 1,950 feet from The Secret Garden Inn.

  • The prices at The Secret Garden Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Secret Garden Inn by:

    • Taxi 15min

  • Check-in at The Secret Garden Inn is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.