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From pop-up shops and farmers’ markets to live music and special excursions, we’re constantly inspired by what’s happening in The County and right here at The Royal.


Global News Kingston

Picton's historic Royal Hotel officially opens after a massive restoration 2022

Massive restoration breathes new life into Picton’s historic Royal Hotel.

Belleville Intelligencer

Picton’s historic ‘The Royal Hotel’ re-opens after nine-year restoration 2022

Picton has reclaimed a major centerpiece of its historic downtown.

Sharp Magazine

The Royal Hotel Has a Storied Past and a Promising Future 2022

A landmark of Picton, Ontario, The Royal Hotel fell on hard times before undergoing a grand revival.

Toronto Star

Royal revival in PEC 2022

Picton’s chic, new boutique hotel pays tribute to history.


– Wing Sze Tang

Toronto Life

"I didn't know this part of my life was missing" 2022

Chef Albert Ponzo on how a move to P.E.C. and an unexpected hiatus from the kitchen reordered his priorities. 


– Toronto Life

Globe and Mail

A stay at Prince Edward County's revamped Royal  hotels is a journey in local details 2022

The ‘Royal contrast’ of tensions between the genteel and the real come alive in the hotel’s 28 rooms, cade, bar, bakery and restaurant.


– Nathalie Atkinson

Toronto Life

What's on the menu at the Royal, Prince Edward County's Swanky New Hotel 2022

If the location alone doesn’t hook you, the food will.


– Liza Agrba

Globe and Mail

How Prince Edward County's new hotels are designed for locals and visitors 2022

Over the past five years, the Royal has been rebuilt and restored to its former glory.


– Alyssa Shwartz


County Live

History renewed as re-imagined Royal Hotel opens 2022

“Following years of restoration, The Royal Hotel has re-emerged in downtown Picton, with a grand opening slated for May.”


– County Live

Travel Week

Prince Edward County’s historic gem The Royal Hotel now open 2022

“The grand opening in May 2022 will also mark the debut of a new outdoor pool and garden.”


– Travel Week

Taste Toronto

Now Open 2022

“Now open, The Royal Hotel is a gorgeously-revived piece of Prince Edward County’s history.”


– Christine Peddie, Taste Toronto



Mar 28 Mar 29

Ayurvedic Consultation with Dr. Ayung

Ayurveda for Modern Life

Book a two-hour consultation with Dr. Ayung, an Ayurvedic Medicine Teacher. Each treatment starts with a consultation to ascertain your dosha type & to design a personalized treatment. Using your doshic pulse and other Ayurvedic diagnostics, she will assess your core nature & imbalances. With gentle diet modifications, and herbal and lifestyle recommendations, Dr. Ayung will help you feel your best. The following sessions are available:

Monday, March 27 – 9:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 3:30 pm

Tuesday, March 28 – 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm

Each session is $200 plus tax. To book yours, please call The Spa at 613 – 961 – 2600

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Mar 29 Mar 29

Winemakers’ Hour with Redtail Vineyards

Welcome to Winemakers’ Hour hosted by The Royal Hotel. Join us every Wednesday for FREE wine tastings from local wineries from every corner of The County

Enjoy a variety of wines from Redtail Vineyards on Wednesday, March 29, from 5 pm to 6 pm. 

We look forward to seeing you there. 

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Mar 22 Apr 30

$12 Pizza Day at The Royal

There’s no better way to brighten the Monday blues than by sitting with friends over a delicious wood-fired pizza.

Every Monday in our Counter Bar and Dining Room. We’d love to see you!

*promotion not available for take-away.

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Mar 11 Apr 29

Oeno In the Annex

Spring Fever March 11 – April 29

After a long winter, there is a restlessness—a fever sets in….a deep desire to revel in nature’s awakening. Spring Fever. 

In celebration of the arrival of spring, Oeno Gallery in The Royal Annex presents ‘Spring Fever”—a fabulous collection of paintings by Pat Service, Fiona Ackerman and Jennifer Hornyak. All three artists have a history of expressing nature’s glory in brilliant colour, form and pattern. Joining them are sculptors Phillipe Pallafray and Shayne Dark.

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