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5.0 out of 5

"Love the old character of the building with the modern twist. " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 10 Oct 2019

Hotel Description

Hotel near University of Waterloo in Kitchener

City center stay

You'll find Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex and Bingemans within 3 miles (5 km) of this Kitchener hotel. TheMuseum and Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2016

This hotel features 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and valet parking. A free area shuttle is offered as well.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 92 individually furnished guestrooms offer free WiFi and comfy beds. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include iPod docks and refrigerators.

Pocket Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$110* Per night/room Mar 6 - Mar 7

Pocket 2 Queens

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cityside King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Pocket King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Walper Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Walper Hotel

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5

Beautiful hotel – great staff

This was my first stay at the Walper Hotel. The staff couldn’t be nicer! Very responsive, accommodating and friendly. My room was comfortable and quiet. Beautifully decorated. Will definitely return the next time I am in Kitchener.

Posted by , from Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA on Mar 12, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 4, 2018 by Jess M.

Hi Pam! Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your stay at The Walper Hotel! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to make your visit even better! We look forward to hosting you again when you are in the Kitchener area! Warmest regards, Jess McLean

5 out of 5
Love the old character of the building with the modern twist.

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 10, 2019 by Jess M .

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Walper Hotel! We appreciate the feedback and so will our future guests! We can't wait to welcome you back! Warmest regards, Jess McLean

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 6000 square feet (557 square meters) and includes conference space. A free area shuttle within 10.00 km is available. A terrace, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly The Walper Hotel. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of The Walper Hotel was completed in September 2016. This Kitchener hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 92 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 6000 sq ft of conference space
  • 557 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1893
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Kitchener Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 10.00 km
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Walper Hotel offers 92 accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 48-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

TWH Social - This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 19

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: CAD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 250.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 10 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 14.50 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 75 per accommodation, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Walper
  • Walper Hotel
  • Walper Hotel Kitchener
  • Walper Kitchener
  • Walper Terrace Kitchener
  • The Walper Hotel Kitchener, Ontario
  • The Walper Hotel Hotel
  • The Walper Hotel Kitchener
  • The Walper Hotel Hotel Kitchener

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.