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Top 10 hotels in Peterborough

Burleys Gardens and Suite
3 out of 5
2604 Television Road, Peterborough, ON
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$81
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
1.72 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)

"Fans in the rooms, comfortable beds,lots of space, fire place,privacy. Shower had weak pressure."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Burleys Gardens and Suite
Twin Pines Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
1173 Clonsilla Ave., Peterborough, ON
$71
per night
May 1 - May 2
1.23 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)

"Lovely comfortable facilities. Delicious breakfast. Very genial hosts."…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

Twin Pines Bed & Breakfast
Kent Inn
2.5 out of 5
251 Kent Street W, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, ON
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$56
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
21.33 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (262 reviews)

"I was staying just for sleeping. Room was neat, tidy, clean."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Kent Inn
Peterborough Zen Retreat
Peterborough, ON
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1.28 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Property gem in Peterborough

"peaceful property with adequate amenities to enjoy your stay"…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Peterborough Zen Retreat
Stylish Private Studio Near Downtown Peterborough for Weekend Stays
Best Western Plus Otonabee Inn
2.5 out of 5
84 Lansdowne St E, Peterborough, ON
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$85
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
1.35 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (659 reviews)

"The room was clean, staff were friendly and professional. The pool was not open despite expedia and the hotel website indicating it was."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Best Western Plus Otonabee Inn
Motel 6 Peterborough
2 out of 5
133 Lansdowne Street East, Peterborough, ON
Free Cancellation
$53
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
1.42 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,156 reviews)

"The garbage of my room wasn't cleared from the guests before but otherwise a good experience."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Motel 6 Peterborough
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Lindsay
2 out of 5
354 Lindsay St. S, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, ON
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$46
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
20.09 mi from city center
3.1/5 (327 reviews)

"It was very convenient for our needs - we were in Lindsay to attend a funeral."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Lindsay
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lindsay
3 out of 5
134 Angeline Street South, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, ON
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$94
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
21.24 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (467 reviews)

"The other two occupants in the room complained of the constant banging door leaving the back of the building - next to our room - assuming some of the use may have been related to individuals going out to smoke. As a more senior senior I seemed to sleep through that noise. Besides that the play received ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lindsay
Super 8 by Wyndham Peterborough
2 out of 5
1257 Lansdowne St W, Peterborough, ON
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$61
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
2.39 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,868 reviews)

"Rooms were clean & fine, some channels on the TV were fuzzy. Staff was great. Breakfast buffet & pool area were always too busy for my liking."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Peterborough
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Visiting Peterborough

Visitors to Peterborough are sure to enjoy the riverfront, theaters, and live music. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its hockey games. Top sights in the city include Rice Lake and Cobourg Beach. In Peterborough, there are 85 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Peterborough

The city is well known for its theaters and live music, and cultural venues include Showplace Performance Centre, Art Gallery of Peterborough, and Academy Theatre. Attractions like Indian River Reptile Zoo, Lindsay 500 Go Karts, and Milltown Mini Golf – Family Fun Park are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Peterborough Lift Lock, Victoria Hall, and Fenelon Falls.

In Peterborough, you'll be able to select from 85 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Twin Pines Bed & Breakfast - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and overall value.
  • Summerhill Manor Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room - Our customers love the convenient parking and spacious, comfortable rooms at this B&B. With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • The Woodlawn Inn - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Other top sights in Peterborough include Rice Lake and Cobourg Beach.

Getting Around Peterborough

To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Cobourg Station or Port Hope Station. Peterborough may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Peterborough

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 45°F and the nighttime average to be 6°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 79°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • July through September averages 80°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 65°F during the day and 10°F at night
  • About 1.34 inches of rain falls on Peterborough each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 79°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 8°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Peterborough?
The Woodlawn Inn is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 11-minute walk from Cobourg Beach. Other top choices based on reviews include Best Western Plus Otonabee Inn and Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Peterborough, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Peterborough.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Peterborough?
For additional details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Peterborough, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Peterborough?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Peterborough is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Super 8 by Wyndham Peterborough and Budget Inn Port Hope.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Peterborough?
Super 8 by Wyndham Peterborough is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices to stay with the kids include Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront, ON and Comfort Hotel & Suites. Also attractions like Indian River Reptile Zoo and Lindsay 500 Go Karts are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Peterborough?
Peterborough Inn & Suites Hotel is a favorite hotel for couples, and features jetted bathtubs and fireplaces. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Beachwood Resort and The Woodlawn Inn.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Peterborough?
Motel 6 Peterborough is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Comfort Inn Port Hope and Dionna’s Bed & Breakfast.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Rice Lake?
Motel 6 Peterborough is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. You’ll find it 10.3 mi (16.7 km) from Rice Lake. Other good options in the area include Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront, ON and Quality Inn Peterborough.
What about the best place to stay close to Cobourg Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Willowmere Bed and Breakfast, located next to Cobourg Beach, and this 3-star B&B offers free WiFi and free parking. The Woodlawn Inn and Dionna’s Bed & Breakfast are other good choices nearby.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Peterborough?
The Woodlawn Inn is a top 3-star beach B&B with free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your beach trip include Dionna’s Bed & Breakfast and Westwind Inn on the Lake. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Cobourg Beach or East Beach.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Peterborough?
The Woodlawn Inn is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Peterborough?
Peterborough Inn & Suites Hotel is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features free breakfast and free parking.

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