Left derelict for more than a decade, Prince Edward County’s the Royal has been given a second life with a thoughtful restoration.
Prince Edward County’s newest hotel is also one of the oldest, built in the late 1800s and lying vacant for the past several decades.
We check into The Royal Hotel, Picton’s 143-year-old gem that recently underwent an impressive renovation. Here’s what to expect at the stunning Prince Edward County Hotel.
Massive restoration breathes new life into Picton’s historic Royal Hotel.
Picton has reclaimed a major centerpiece of its historic downtown.
A landmark of Picton, Ontario, The Royal Hotel fell on hard times before undergoing a grand revival.
The impossible possible beautiful formula that resurrected The Royal Hotel.
Picton’s chic, new boutique hotel pays tribute to history.
– Wing Sze Tang
Chef Albert Ponzo on how a move to P.E.C. and an unexpected hiatus from the kitchen reordered his priorities.
– Toronto Life
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
If the location alone doesn’t hook you, the food will.
– Liza Agrba
Over the past five years, the Royal has been rebuilt and restored to its former glory.
– Alyssa Shwartz
“It’s been years in the making and after an extensive restoration, The Royal Hotel in downtown Picton is open.”
“Following years of restoration, The Royal Hotel has re-emerged in downtown Picton, with a grand opening slated for May.”
– County Live
“The grand opening in May 2022 will also mark the debut of a new outdoor pool and garden.”
– Travel Week
“Now open, The Royal Hotel is a gorgeously-revived piece of Prince Edward County’s history.”
– Christine Peddie, Taste Toronto
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.