With a population of just over 5,000 people, the town of Gananoque explodes with tourists during the summer months. This quaint little Ontario town is sometimes referred to as the “gateway to the thousand islands”, because they are situated next to the town in the St Laurence River. Seeing as this is a town on a river, there are many local attractions around the waterfront like boat cruises and Boldt Castle which lies on a island on the river. There’s also a great theater atmosphere in Gananoque which has been attracting international attentions since 1982. Read on for our list of top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in the area.
This rental has an open-concept design with a lovely private deck to hang out and relax on. The unit extends off the house old Victorian red brick house owned by the hosts and is perfect for couples or solo travelers. The location is amazing as well; it is in the middle of town so restaurants, shops and theaters are only a short walking distance away. The studio has a queen size bed, private bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and WiFi. Linens are included and guests will be given a key code upon arrival to access the home.
Thousand Islands StudioGananoque, Ontario, Canada
This home certainly has a lot of personality as it is over 100 years old. But don’t let that deter you from renting it; it has been renovated to modern standards so you’ll have all the comforts of the 21st century. The room is a private space with its own bathroom for guests and is located right in the heart of Gananoque. Parking, WiFi, and breakfasts are complimentary so make sure to start your day off right! Relax on the wrap around deck and take in some sunshine or head out to the Casino, theater or local shops in town.
Beautiful Room in Century home w/ Private EnsuiteGananoque, Ontario, Canada
Experience the luxury of a hotel in a historic landmark! Guests will have a private room located in a 140-year-old mansion. There’re high ceilings, big windows and a king-size bed for your comfort. Guests will also have their own private bathroom, luxury linens and coffee making facilities. The home is centrally located and is only steps away from local dining, shops and entertainment.
The Old VicGananoque, Ontario, Canada
This suite is a fully re-designed space in the heart of Gananoque. Staying here means you’ll be within a short walk of the St Laurence waterfront, fine dining and cute little local shops and boutiques. The suite is located on the second floor of a building from the 1800s that has been restored with a full kitchen, hardwood floors and lots of natural light. Theaters, art galleries and coffee shops are a quick walk away. The suite comes with WiFi and a parking space as well.
Tonic Suite, 1000 IslandsGananoque, Ontario, Canada
Staying in town is nice and all but don’t you just want to getaway sometimes and be with nature? Well now you can! This cabin is surrounded by forest and water and is totally off the grid. The home is solar powered combining country living with modern comfort. The home is made from locally sourced wood and overlooks three acres (1.21 hectares) of wetland. The open-concept space comes with a kitchen area as well as wood burning stove for extra warmth and comfort and skylights let in all the natural light from the sun. Some essentials will be provided for guests but they should be aware that there is no WiFi and that there is wildlife in the area that can wander near the property.
the Raven HouseGananoque, Ontario, Canada
This beautiful new apartment is located right in the heart of town near all the local attractions like shops, restaurants and local theaters. The space is an open-concept layout with a separate bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen. Head out onto the back on those sunny days and relax and fire up the BBQ grill. WiFi is free and the hosts own the pub next door so head on over for a discount and a couple of drinks while you’re at it.
Cosy open concept apartmentGananoque, Ontario, Canada
This loft-style space is located right on King Street, in the heart of Gananoque. You’ll be steps away from the historic town hall, coffee shops, restaurants and tons of shopping options. If you want to head to the waterfront, then you’ll only be a short walk away. The home has a fully equipped kitchen, a deck, a queen-size bed and a pull out couch. WiFi and free parking are both available as well.
The Flat on KingGananoque, Ontario, Canada
This accommodation is located in a historic old building that was once a post office and was designed by one of Canada’s best architects. Located right in the heart of Gananoque, you’ll be minutes away from the waterfront, beaches, pubs, cafes and shops. The room is certainly very spacious and with large windows, there is a ton of natural light throughout. The rooms are newly redone and the beds are new with fresh linens and blankets. The views are stunning and the home comes with amenities like WiFi and a great cafe next door.
The Old Post Office Meeting PlaceGananoque, Ontario, Canada
This beautiful private home is located on four acres so you’ll be immersed in all the privacy you need. Despite that, you will also be only a short drive away from town so you will get the best of both worlds! The home is very peaceful and can accommodate up to four people. The fully equipped kitchen is perfect for cooking up your favourite meals and the large screened-in porch is great for hanging out at night without all the mosquitoes bothering you.
1000 Islands RetreatGananoque, Ontario, Canada
William Suite-Stonewater ManorGananoque, Ontario, Canada
Frederick Suite -StonewaterGananoque, Ontario, Canada
Originally built in 1887 as a farm house, this space is now a beautiful river front cottage that’s perfect for a family getaway or just a great spot for a couple’s retreat. Spend your time kayaking, fishing, or just hanging back and enjoying this amazing cottage. There is a ton on natural light flowing throughout the home. Additionally, a BBQ grill is provided for cooking outdoors. The home also comes with a full kitchen and there are fresh herbs growing in the garden, perfect for your gourmet meals. WiFi and TV are both included as well.
City and country
Gananoque combines the best of Canadian small town living. You’ll get the quaint little shops and restaurants in town with all its amenities or if that’s not your thing; head out to the country and spend a day or two surrounded by the beauty of Canadian summer.
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