Area Attractions

Explore the Waterloo Region during your stay at our luxury boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Kitchener. Discover nearby Victoria Park to find walkable trails and bridges over the lake, along with local landmarks like an old clock tower. Bring the family to THEMUSEUM—located across the street from The Walper Hotel—to experience unforgettable exhibits, or plan a fun day at the nearby village of St. Jacobs.
Visit the nearby University of Waterloo connected to Waterloo Park. Attend a concert, play or live show at Centre In The Square, just a short walk from our hotel. Stroll The Walper Hotel’s vibrant neighborhood for an ever-evolving collection of public art and nearby tiki bars, cafés or hip pizza joints. Our hotel in Ontario’s Waterloo Region provides countless opportunities to make lasting memories.

The Walper Hotel

20 Queen Street South
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2G 1V6



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Play 20 retro games or pinball machines while sipping craft beer on tap at this bar-arcade, located close to our hotel.

Culture + Art

Downtown Kitchener Art Walk

Take a self-guided art walk through our neighborhood, where more than 50 works of public art are displayed outside—you’ll find a guide in our lobby.

Family Destinations

Christkindl Market

This major German Christmas event features a marketplace of specialty vendors and artisans, with holiday items ranging from décor to baked goods to games.

Victoria Park

Visit Kitchener's oldest park for nearby family fun. It's the perfect spot for a leisurely walk, a picnic in the park with even more amenities such as a playground and a splash-pad.

Day Trips

Village of Stratford

Just a short drive from the hotel, visit the charming Village of Stratford to explore some of their delicious restaurants and quaint local shops.


University of Waterloo

Whether you’re taking a college tour or simply want to stroll the main campus of the University of Waterloo near our hotel, you can easily visit Ontario’s public research university located on 404 hectares of land adjacent to "Uptown" Waterloo and Waterloo Park.

Wilfrid Laurier University

Wilfrid Laurier University’s main campus in Waterloo, Ontario is just a quick drive or ION light rail ride away from our hotel. WLU is surrounded by all the necessary university amenities, University of Waterloo, Waterloo Park and the shops and restaurants of Uptown.

Health + Wellness

Cocoon Spa’thecary

Located just down King Street, Cocoon Spa’thecary is the perfect spot for guests seeking ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation during their stay. The spa offers an array of holistic treatments, including soothing massages, revitalizing facials, and relaxing pedicures, all of which can be tailored to your specific needs.

The Attic Yoga

Just steps away from the hotel, The Attic Yoga offers a variety of classes including hot yoga, non-heated yoga, aerial hammock, barre pilates and a small boutique shop.