Nestled on the eastern end of Lake Ontario where the waters of the Great Lakes begin their long journey up the St. Lawrence River, Kingston is located half way between Toronto and Montreal, yet it feels worlds away. Kingston was Canada’s first Capital city from 1841 to 1844. It boasts a magnificent downtown area replete with heritage buildings and award-winn
ing limestone architecture. Also known as the Limestone City, the architecture will be one of the first things you notice. Kingston’s wide array of attractions, activities and festivals are minutes away from The Tymparon Inn: Fort Henry, the Rideau Canal, The Royal Military College, Wolfe Island Ferry, 1000 Islands Cruise departures and Queens University, to note a few.
The Tymparon Inn is a lovingly restored romantic 1865 historic inn located in the heart of Kingston's charming east side. There are 3 guests suites, each with their own private bathrooms, 2 of which are en-suite. From our high speed wireless internet connection, central air conditioning and spacious first floor guest sitting room and our relaxing hot tub with surrounding deck, to our bocce ball, croquet, horse shoes, bicycles and ample secure parking for your kayaks, canoes or scuba gear, The Tymparon Inn is ideally suited for you. Your innkeepers, Don and Zoe look forward to making your stay with us and your visit to the Kingston area memorable and one you will treasure for years to come.
The warm cherry red and gold colors in The Mallard Suite invite you to relax and make The Tymparon Inn your home away from home. Guests will sleep the night away on this suite's firm comfortable double bed mattress with hypo-allergenic feather topper and wake well rested, eager to explore Kingston's numerous historic sights and sounds and savor the delicious offerings at the area's multi-cultural restaurants. This suite's southern exposure overlooks the property's fragrant purple lilac grove that flowers in late May, as well as acres of treed and open fields. A spacious private bathroom with tub/shower is adjacent to this suite.The rich Prussian blue and gold colors of The Pintail Suite invite you to step back in time to the elegance and romanticism of the late 1800's when The Tymparon Inn was a stately family country home. Guests will sleep soundly through the night on this suite's firm comfortable queen mattress with hypo-allergenic feather topper, waking ache free and energized to climb Fort Henry Hill, stroll the grounds of the Kingston Mills Locks or ride the ferry to Wolfe Island and explore the sights. This suite's northern exposure overlooks acres of open fields. During mid to late June guests will enjoy the sights and scents of light and dark pink peony roses. The suite features an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.The bright cadmium yellow and dark cranberry colors of The Loon Suite invite you to savor the sounds and sights of the birds and natural wildlife surrounding The Tymparon Inn. Guests will enjoy a restful night in this suite's spacious comfortably firm queen bed with hypo-allergenic feather topper, and wake raring to take in some of Kingston's many museums, art galleries and festivals. This suite's southern exposure overlooks the property's fragrant purple lilac grove that flowers in late May, as well as acres of treed and open fields. This suite features an en-suite bathroom with spacious walk-in shower.
High speed wireless internet connection; central air-conditioning; fine linens & thick luxurious towels; year round hot tub; daily housekeeping; hair dryer in each suite; iron and ironing board available to borrow; locked storage for your bikes or scuba gear; bocce ball, horseshoes, croquet, bikes available to borrow.
Restaurant reservation service.
Policies & Restrictions
Children over 6 welcome. The Tymparon Inn is a no smoking property. 2 guests per suite. Owners well behaved dog is also welcome at The Tymparon Inn for a small additional $10 charge per night fee. Visit our website for specific details.
Rates & Availability
Rates range from $95 to $135 depending on season and room selected.
Located along the Rideau Heritage Route, between Fort Henry and the start of the Rideau Canal, UNESCO World Heritage Sites. %km to Kingston's world famous 1000 islands cruises, museums, waterfront, pubs, restaurants and unique shops, while only 2 Km off the 401. Experience AH, UM and YES in Kingston, where water and history are our two greatest assets. Let Kingston's charm, ambiance, intimacy and authenticity captivate you on your next visit: Fort Henry, Rideau Heritage Route, Royal Military College, the Wolfe Island Ferry, 1000 Islands Cruise departures and Queens University, to note a few.
The Tymparon Inn is conveniently located halfway between Toronto (260 Km - 156miles) and Montreal (290 Km - 174 miles), just off Highway 401, so experiencing all of Kingston's many attractions and exploring the Thousands Islands couldn't be easier. From downtown Kingston (5 minutes): Take Highway 2 East over the Harbour Bridge past the Royal Military College and Fort Henry to the stop light at the top of the hill. Turn left onto Highway 15. The Tymparon Inn is 5 Km (3 miles) away and will be your first right after StarTek.From Toronto (2 1/2 hours): Take Highway 401 East; exit at Highway 15 (Junction 623) heading South toward Kingston (the last Kingston exit). The Tymparon Inn is 1.5 Km (1 mile) away and will be on your left.From Montreal (2 1/2 hours): Take Highway 401 West towards Toronto. Exit at Highway 15 (Junction 623) heading South towards Kingston. The Tymparon Inn is 1.5 Km (1 mile) away and will be on your left.From Syracuse (2 hours), Rochester (3 1/4 hours), Albany (under 4 hours), Boston (6 1/2 hours): Take Route 81 North in Syracuse off the New York State Thruway. Cross into Canada over the Thousands Islands bridge. Take Highway 401 West towards Toronto. Exit at Highway 15 (Junction 623) heading South towards Kingston. The Tymparon Inn is 1.5 Km (1 mile) away and will be on your left.
Innkeeper specials; Snooze & Cruise; Stay and Play (Theatre or Musical); A Day & Night in Kingston; Experience World and Kingston Heritage; Romance Package; Mothers and Father's Day Packages available year round; 5% Retired military discount during high season; Returning guests discount
|January - May||US $90||US $115||2 people including breakfast|
|June - December||US $115||US $135||2 people including breakfast|
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Don & Zoe Timperon (View My Profile)
Don was born in Liverpool, United Kingdom and immigrated to Canada with his family when he was 6. He earned a BS and MA from the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston and retired from the Canadian Armed Forces after 37 years in the Air Force. The Inn was named after Don's English family surname, Tymparon.
Zoe was born in Lancaster, PA, lived in Montreal with her parents for 3 years during high school, earned a BS from Duke University in Durham, NC and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. After 29 years of corporate marketing and public relations in the states, she retired and moved to Kingston to share life with Don and fulfill their dream of operating a B&B.