Area Attractions

Explore Kitchener from a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of downtown. Explore our vibrant neighborhood to see an ever-evolving collection of public art or stop inside one of the tiki bars, cafés, or hip pizza joints you’ll pass by meandering throughout the streets. Stroll to 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 nearby Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort. The options are limitless from our hotel or plan a fun day at nearby Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort. We're also just a short drive from the quaint village of St. Jacobs. The options are limitless.

The Walper Hotel

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



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Local Dining


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

Culture + Art


Interactive exhibits and family events engage visitors of all ages at this experiential museum, where exhibits tackle subjects like dinosaurs, the stars, the senses and UNZIPPED: The Rolling Stones exhibit coming Winter 2021.

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.

Centre In The Square

This 2,047-seat venue is the biggest performing arts destination in Waterloo Region and frequently hosts the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Check out their upcoming schedule for the latest shows and performances.

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.