Nestled in the heart of a small fishing village on Lake Erie, the 1849 inn offers exceptional accommodation; fine dining; a cosy parlour with a fireplace; an intimate pub; three dining rooms; outside gazebo; patio and gardens; five luxury suites equipped with whirlpools, gas fireplaces, living rooms and private balconies; ten unique guest rooms with private bath. A delightful day-spa is just across the street. The community offers two sand beaches, summer theatre, an historic railway, first-rate golf courses, hiking, bird-watching and has plenty of art studios to explore. The inn is ideal for groups up to 26 for extended conferences or day meetings.
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The Kettle Creek Inn is a small port village of its own, comprised of the original 1848 home and two guest houses clustered around a central courtyard. The courtyard gardens have been orchestrated for scent, texture and colour and are a focal point for the inn from April to October. All rooms and suites have custom beds, fluffy duvets, cable television, radios, telephones, high speed wireless internet, coffee makers and fridges. Each room is named after an area artist and features his or her paintings or prints. The main inn has two suites and five guest rooms; one guest house has three rooms and two suites as well as a conference room. A smaller guest house has two rooms and the Designer Suite.
Dining is special at the inn. Outdoor dining amidst the fragrance and beauty of lush gardens takes place on a patio or under a gazebo. Indoors, dining has the ambience of a traditional country inn. In either location, the menu features meats and produce from local organic products from lamb to beef tenderloin, with an emphasis on "simple elegance". Since this is a fishing village, the menu always offers Lake Erie perch or pickerel, fresh from the harbour.
Port Stanley Festival Theatre - professional summer theatre, music and comedy. Runs May to September.
Port Stanley Terminal Railway - for a leisurely excursion along the creek to White's Bush or into St. Thomas.
Moore Water Gardens - beautiful displays and sales of exotic water plants
Elgin Hiking Trail - hiking trail from Paynes Mills to Lake Erie
Rondeau Provincial Park - Carolinian forest, tremendous bird-watching, including eagles, cycling and hiking, windsurfing
Point Pelee Provincial Park - one of North America's best bird-watching spots; great year-round, but most spectacular during spring migration
Hawk Cliff - a popular spot for hawk and Monarch butterfly migration in early fall