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Cosy Flat on the Waterfront
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Entire rental unit · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
Cosy Flat on the WaterfrontBeautifully decorated one bedroom flat overlooking the Kingston waterfront. Just minutes to KGH, Queen's University and Market Square in Downtown Kingston.
1 bedroom apartment with free parking & WIFI
Entire rental unit · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
1 bedroom apartment with free parking & WIFIThis one bedroom, one bathroom apartment is close to the 401 and minutes to downtown Kingston. It is centrally located, on a quiet family friendly street, near shopping, dining and the movie theatre. The apartment is fully equipped with a kitchen, dining area, bedroom and bathroom. The apartment is located on a bus route or there is free parking for 1 vehicle. Wifi included in rental.
Waterfront suite over looking Lake Ontario
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Entire rental unit · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath
Waterfront suite over looking Lake OntarioRecently in additional upgrades such as large granite counter tops, brand new furniture, stainless steel appliances, high ceiling. Fine finishes show the care that have gone into the history of this limestone suite with in one of the best locations in the heart of downtown Kingston.

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Popular apartment amenities in Kingston

  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets allowed

Houses in Kingston

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Bagot Street Hidden Cottage
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Private and Perfectly Positioned home.
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Your Home Away From Home! Entire house!
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Beautiful, limestone home in the heart of town
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Cozy, comfy bedroom with parking. Great location!
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Stay & Shop The Boho Room Entire 3 Bed, 1 Bath
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Bedroom with private bathroom
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Stunning, Cozy & Comfortable- 6 beds and 2.5 baths
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Capitan Burn's House on Wellington
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Double bed with private bath
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Private Home Near Downtown
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Urban Oasis near Queen's - parking, deck & BBQ

Pet-friendly apartments

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Lake Street gem in the heart of Picton
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Relaxing studio apt in the heart of Kingston
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Comfortable Apartment at Watertown/Fort Drum
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The perfect 1000 Island Nature Get Away!
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Cherry Valley Ateliers
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GRANDMAS HOUSE
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Dante's Den II
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Cozy Apartment in Downtown Sackets Harbor
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Cozy Apartment in Downtown Sackets Harbor
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Enjoy rural Sunrise and Sunset
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The Ferg Loft - Steps to Main St Picton - Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 Children
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The Ferg Garden Suite - Steps to Main St Picton - Sleeps 2 Adults + 2 Children

Apartments with kitchens

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Hideaway in the Hub
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Spacious Downtown 1800's Stableman's House Loft
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Hill House
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Newly renovated 1 bedroom apartment
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LOVELY COZY Portsmouth Harbour Apartment
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Luxury Limestone Apartment, Downtown Kingston
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Views of Providence Care
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Beautiful APT in heart of downtown
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European-Style Suite, Downtown with Parking --
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Charming Two Storey Apartment
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Gorgeous APT in heart of downtown
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Open concept apartment, close to everything.

Your guide to Kingston

Welcome to Kingston

Canada’s first capital city mixes historic sites, arts venues, and outdoor activities. Tour Bellevue House National Historic Site to learn more about the country’s early days, or visit Fort Henry, an early-19th-century British fort that’s now a living history museum where costumed interpreters march in military bands or teach lessons in the fort’s schoolhouse. Home to Queen’s University, Kingston also has several museums and a waterfront performing arts centre with regular concerts and lectures.

You can base yourself in Kingston to explore the Thousand Islands region along the St. Lawrence River, head for the hiking trails and lakes of Frontenac Provincial Park, or paddle to see the Indigenous pictographs on the cliffs above Mazinaw Lake in Bon Echo Provincial Park. Back in town, Kingston has lots of good restaurants and bakeries, and you can find fresh produce and other local foods at the Kingston Public Market, Ontario’s oldest continuously operating public market.


How do I get around Kingston?

From Ottawa International Airport (YOW) or Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR), the international airports closest to Kingston, shuttle services can take you into town. Both airports are about two hours away. You can also fly into Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), which is two and a half hours away, or Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL), a little under three hours away, and continue to Kingston by bus, shuttle, or train. The small Kingston Airport (YGK) has limited commercial service. Kingston is on VIA Rail’s convenient Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal train routes, and you can reach Kingston by bus from Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal, and from smaller Ontario communities.

Kingston’s downtown and waterfront are compact and walkable. The public bus system, Kingston Transit, can take you to the bus and train stations, Fort Henry, and many other places around the city. Enjoy cycling? Rent a bike to pedal the Kingston-area sections of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Kingston?

While the warm, humid summer is Kingston’s busiest season, the best time to visit is in the fall (and the months leading up to it), when the large crowds have returned home, the weather starts to cool, and arts activities are back on the calendar. In July and August, Fort Henry hosts weekly Sunset Ceremonies with music and fireworks over Kingston Harbour. The autumn colours around Kingston are normally most vibrant in October, making it a good month to head outdoors. Many Kingston-area attractions are closed between mid-October and mid-May, during Ontario’s cold, snowy winters. Winter is best for an arts- and food-focused visit, or for cocooning indoors by the fire.


What are the top things to do in Kingston?

Kingston Penitentiary

Canada’s oldest maximum-security prison housed many of the country’s most infamous criminals, beginning in 1835, when the imposing stone structure opened on the Kingston waterfront, until it closed in 2013. On a tour of “The Pen,” your guides, many of whom are former prison guards, walk you through the cellblocks, recreation yard, and isolation units, and share stories of life on the inside. For even more details about Canada’s prison history, stop into Canada’s Penitentiary Museum in the former warden’s residence opposite the prison, which includes sobering exhibits about how prisoners were disciplined through the years.

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

This modern art museum on the Queen’s campus exhibits works by Canadian and international artists. Among the noteworthy collections at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre are contemporary Canadian artwork, works by Indigenous creators, and Canadian historical art.

The Thousand Islands

From Kingston, you can reach some of the more than 1,800 islands in the St. Lawrence River in the Thousand Islands region that spans both sides of the Canada-U.S. border. Take a boat cruise from Kingston’s waterfront, or kayak around the islands in nearby Thousand Islands National Park.