StFX University Summer Hotel

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Indoor pool
Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker

Overview of StFX University Summer Hotel

StFX University Summer Hotel

2.5 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
2100 Varsity Drive, Antigonish, NS, B2G 2W5

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAntigonish Arena4 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt Ninian's Cathedral10 min walk
  • Popular LocationAntigonish Mall14 min walk
  • AirportPort Hawkesbury, NS (YPS)41 min drive

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About this area


Located in Antigonish, StFX University Summer Hotel is connected to the convention center. Antigonish Heritage Museum and Arisaig Lighthouse and Lobster Interpretive Centre are cultural highlights, while St Ninian's Cathedral is a notable landmark. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Riverside International Speedway. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale-watching.

What's nearby

  • Antigonish Arena - 4 min walk
  • St Ninian's Cathedral - 10 min walk
  • Antigonish Mall - 14 min walk
  • Antigonish Heritage Museum - 3 min drive
  • Antigonish Golf and Country Club - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Stanfield Intl. Airport (YHZ) - 117 min drive


  • Tim Hortons — 3 min walk
  • Greco Pizza — 4 min walk
  • Snow Queen Family Restaurant — 4 min walk
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza — 5 min walk
  • Pita Pit — 6 min walk

About this property

StFX University Summer Hotel

Mountain hotel connected to the convention center in Antigonish with free parking
This smoke-free hotel features an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, a business center, and a meeting room. All 500 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and desks.
StFX University Summer Hotel offers 500 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and shared/communal kitchens. Cable television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference center
  • Meeting room


  • Garden


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Renovated entire property - April 2015
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination


  • 32-inch TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between August 12 and May 06.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 16 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 16 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Property is also known as

St. Francis Xavier University Hotel Antigonish
St. Francis Xavier University Hotel
St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish
StFX University Hotel Antigonish
StFX University Antigonish
StFX University Hotel
Stfx University Summer
StFX University Summer Hotel Hotel
StFX University Summer Hotel Antigonish
StFX University Summer Hotel Hotel Antigonish

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 93 out of 193 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 76 out of 193 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 18 out of 193 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 193 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 193 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent place to stay! Room was excellent.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Cheap and cheerful- clean-up had a great stay with kids.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
All you need in an overnight stay
Very clean, very basic accommodation. It was comfortable and really everything we needed. The elevator was inoperative and we had to use the stairs to get to the 4th floor. This wasn’t a problem when we weren’t hauling all of our stuff up!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Modern residence with air conditioning and comfortable bedding. Great value for price. Quiet and in good condition. Dorm mattress but very comfortable bedding.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
clean, simple, convenient, was just passing through and it was just what i needed.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021