Located on a branch of the Rideau River about 53 kilometers (32.9 miles) south of Canada’s capital city of Ottawa lies the small city of Kemptville. Kemptville dates as far back as 1804, when it began to grow from being a tiny forest hamlet into a lumber mill thanks to an enterprising businessman from somewhere in New England. The mill and its surrounding area became a key stop on a road leading from Ottawa, which brought more people into the town. When it came time for a name, villagers selected Kemptville in honor of Sir James Kempt, who was the governor general of upper Canada and had spent time in the area. Today, Kemptville is a thriving municipality powered by its agricultural bounty. Travelers making their way here will no doubt be pleased with the tranquil and steady life that permeates the air. Here are 10 choice Airbnb vacation rentals that you might be interested in for your upcoming trip to the town of Kemptville, Ontario, Canada.
This vacation rental aims to give you a taste of the past, as it’s located within an old-fashioned log cabin home. It consists of a private bedroom that can accommodate two guests with access to a bathroom. The hosts are engaging, and in addition to providing complimentary beverages in the amenities offer breakfast, free parking on the premises and WiFi access.
Room w/ Private Bath in Rustic Country Log ChaletKemptville, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewswifi was strongvery comfortable bed and nice view of the woods in the morningcontinental breakfast was awesome bathroom was fully stocked bed was very comfortablethe room is warm and invitingthe room was clean and perfecteverything is always clean and tidyspotless and quiet with friendly petswe have lacked nothing and everything is impeccably cleanthe place was clean comfortable and private
Host:maisie was an exceptionally nice hostmaisie is a delightful hostmaisie is a great hostmaisie is lovely to talk to and a thoughtful hostvery courteous host as wellRead more reviewswe would recommend this location highlynice private location in the woodsloved the location and the homeher house is very pretty and in a peaceful locationbeautiful quiet countryside with forested privacy
This vacation rental sits right on a grassy expanse that fronts the Rideau River. It’s a serene home that’s a getaway spot for all seasons. The cottage can accommodate up to four guests during a stay between two bedrooms with one bathroom available to them. There’re opportunities for those staying here to go hiking nearby or to go fishing from the boat ramp in close proximity. Amenities on hand here include a full kitchen, an outdoor patio and free parking on the premises.
Cottage on World Heritage Rideau River.Kemptville, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is cozy yet open and bright
Host:add to that a great hostchantelle was an excellent host with exceptional response timeschantelle is very responsive if you have any questions or need helpchantelle is a fabulous hostRead more reviewsgreat place with its nice location and calm environmentthis is an amazing little place tucked away on a wide piece of the rideau riverit’s a quiet piece of paradise
If you’re looking to make your stay have less of an impact on the local environment, this vacation rental looks to be right in line with that aim. It’s composed of a rustic cabin that’s one of three on a 6-acre (2.4-hectare) farm with the Rideau River nearby. The cabin is solar-powered, with room for two guests with a bathroom attached that’s eco-friendly. The amenities on hand here include WiFi access, free parking on the premises and a BBQ grill for outdoor use.
Solar powered nature wrapped "tiny home" farmOxford Station, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviews
Host:kelvin was a great hostkelvin is a great host and very responsivekelvin was a great and friendly host who offered to help us whenever we neededkelvin was an enthusiastic and engaging hostRead more reviewsthe location is absolutely wonderful my boyfriend and i had never experienced something that beautiful beforevery quiet and serene kelvin's place was a nice getaway from city lifeit was a lovely place to slow down for a few dayskelvin's place is in a beautiful and quiet spot
This unique vacation rental takes its name from the indigenous Mohawk tribe, meaning “People Of The Flint.” It’s an eco-friendly home with a rotund shape, and it is the centerpiece of a large forest clearing that’s easy to get to. The home can accommodate up to seven guests during a stay with two bedrooms and two bathrooms available to them. Amenities on hand here include a pool and hot tub, television and free parking on the premises.
Kanien'kehá:ka Roundhouse (Nature Lovers' Retreat)Merrickville, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewssuperb natural setting with a lovely pool & deckthe beds in both bedrooms were quite comfortablethe pool had to have been the highlight of our stayputting aside the zany factor the interior is comfortable and cozyfantastic place to stay the house was exceptionally clean stocked & organizedpaul marc’s place was very clean beautifully decorated and extremely comfortablethis home was super clean spacious and beyond welcomingthe house is clean enjoyable with its round shape and with a beautiful garden and swimming poolthe home was clean and located in a quiet area
Host:he was a very helpful host with a great inspiring spirit clearly conveyed throughout his homepaul is a very experienced and thoughtful hostpaul marc is a great host easy to communicate withpaul marc was very helpful and graciousyou have to stay here amazing airbnb with an amazing hostRead more reviewspaul’s place is really eclectic and interestingwould be a great place to spend time in the summerperfect place to kick back and relaxfantastic location peaceful space and inspiring decor we are going to try to come back every yearvery close to nature trails for nature lovers
This vacation rental is perched on a private plot of land near the Rideau River and is a great stay for outdoor enthusiasts no matter the season. It can accommodate a total of four guests during a stay with two bedrooms and a bathroom available to them. Those staying here can relax outside in the patio area which comes with a BBQ grill and also has a private dock. Other amenities here include television, a full kitchen and WiFi access.
Cozy Waterfront Hide AwayKemptville, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe beds were so comfortable amazing views and lots of privacywe had an amazing relaxing vacation in a comfortable cottage that feels like homethe bed was very comfortable and the cottage had everything we could need and moreour family of 4 were incredibly comfortable during our stay herevery cozy place and a perfect size for a family with or without kidsclean quiet and comfortablevery clean with comfortable bedseasy to contact very clean and quietthe house is nicely decorated and perfectly cleanlovely and clean cottage on the water
Host:s very welcoming hostthe hosts were easily accessible by email and textwim was very helpful and easy to contacta great cottage and a great hostwim was very responsive and answered all our questionsRead more reviewsgreat location and nice placethe location was close to kemptville which made things easy for usthis cattage is nice place to staythe house is located in a beautiful quiet area of ontariothe cottage was cute and in a great location - private yet close to amenities
Located in the Old Towne section of Kemptville, this vacation rental can be found within a Victorian-styled home. It consists of a private bedroom which can accommodate two guests with access to the bathroom. If you’re traveling with a small child, the host can provide children’s furnishings such as a crib with advance notice. Other amenities include free parking on the premises, breakfast provided by the host and WiFi access.
Victorian Home/One bedroom/OldtowneKemptville, Ontario, Canada
Top guest reviewsgreat bed coffee linens and decor in a beautiful century homethe bed was super comfortable and the coffee and snacks provided were much appreciateda coffee machine with cold milk was in my room which was great in the morningkind hosts clean space great bed coffee maker in the room was a lovely touchnice clean washroom with shower keurig in roomvery clean room bathroomfive stars all around-for cleanliness comfort communication and accommodationa private clean and quiet spaceit is very clean and comfortablesamantha's place was very clean
Host:the host was very welcoming and communicates fast with youthe hosts are charming and very accommodatingvery helpful hosts and had a comfortable sleepsamantha and her family were more than welcoming accommodating and friendlythe host was very helpful he was prompt to supply us with what we need itRead more reviewseasy walking distance to a nice local pubthe location is perfectly located in town and close to a lot of local gemsexcellent location central as describedthe house was a perfect location for our weekend needsthis airbnb is in a perfect location in kemptville
In the suburb of Oxford Mills lies this charming vacation rental that’s set apart in a tranquil countryside setting. The home is large, and set up as a bed and breakfast. The rental itself consists of a private bedroom with a bathroom that can accommodate up to two guests during a stay. Dragon Wood is a good place to venture out from to explore Oxford Mills and Kemptville. The amenities that offered here include breakfast, WiFi access and a hot tub.
Dragon Wood B&B - Oxford Mills, ON
This vacation rental is one that’s in a prime location for anyone looking to explore Kemptville and the greater Ottawa area. Travelers can rent an apartment that’s located in this Maple Hills home, and the space can accommodate up to 12 guests between three bedroom suites that each have their own bathroom. The hosts have made this a welcoming atmosphere, and the amenities that they offer reflect that. They include a washer and dryer for laundry needs, a full kitchen and WiFi access.
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Just outside of Kemptville, this Victorian-style home dates back to the early years of the area. The rental itself consists of a private bedroom that’s available in the house. It can accommodate two guests during a stay, and they have access to two private bathrooms. The Barnham House has an ample lounge area inside for guests, and if they want more of a pastoral feel they can also take advantage of the attached patio around the back of the home. The amenities that are offered here include an indoor fireplace, a hot tub and WiFi access.
Ottawa Area -The Historic Barnam House
Travelers who choose to stay in this vacation rental will be treated to a nice view of the Rideau River as it comes up to the shores a stone’s throw from its doors. The rental consists of an entire house that’s well equipped for guests during any of the four seasons. It’s decorated with a friendly air, and it can host up to four guests with two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms available to them during their stay. The outdoor space is an inviting one, with a garden area and a patio deck attached to a dock on the water. The amenities offered here include an indoor fireplace, a full kitchen and free parking on the premises.
Waterfront Oasis - 30 min from OttawaOttawa, Ontario, Canada
Before you travel to Kemptville
For those travelers who want a taste of the tranquility that rural life in eastern Canada can offer, one can’t go wrong with a stay in Kemptville, Canada. There’s an abundance of pastoral sights to take in which include the world renowned Rideau River. And luckily, the Airbnb vacation rentals that the town and surrounding areas offer varied atmospheres to take all of the wonderful natural sights in. Whether you like to experience the brisk serenity here in the fall or to feel the particular gold of the sunshine summer here brings, any of these Airbnb vacation rentals in Kemptville will more than satisfy those dreams.
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