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Retreat to historic charm in a luxurious seaside setting.

One should never feel guilty about retreating from the routine of everyday life. On the contrary, experiencing the joys and restorative delights of The Algonquin Resort is an absolute triumph of leisurely diversion. For generations, travelers have escaped to The Algonquin, in New Brunswick’s charming town of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, for its majestic presence, maritime hospitality, and invigorating seaside allure. Now it’s your turn to indulge in an experience so special, so luxurious, you’ll wonder what took you so long.

The Algonquin is one of Canada’s most luxurious and legendary resorts. Rich in history, meticulously restored to its original splendour, and complete with every modern comfort you could desire, this year-round destination truly offers the best of the past with contemporary amenities. The iconic building and its grounds are an oasis. Elegant guest rooms, contemporary dining, indoor and outdoor pools, waterslide, a pampering spa, private beach, manicured gardens, and cocktails on our historic veranda add up to a vacation to savour and remember.

Venture off resort grounds and discover an entirely new escape. One defined by the Passamaquoddy Bay, the nearby Bay of Fundy, the quaint seaside town of St. Andrews, and the award-winning Algonquin Golf Course. Beaches, shopping, festivals, the world’s highest tides, whale watching, golf, and more can fill your day with leisurely pastimes.

Whether visiting for a family getaway, couple’s retreat, celebration, or corporate event of any kind or size, The Algonquin is awaiting your arrival. Just enough off the beaten path that you can truly lose yourself. Of course, maps are also available at the front desk.

 

 

Our History

1889

The Algonquin Resort opens in Canada’s first seaside resort town, St. Andrews, New Brunswick – the cost of a room ranged between $3 and $5 per day.

1894

The award-winning Algonquin Golf Course is opened.

1907

Katy’s Cove opens for its first season.

1908

Construction of Painter Wing, named after Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Chief Architect, Walter S. Painter, is completed adding 100 rooms and 60 bathrooms to the resort.

1912

The six-story Kitchen Wing, designed by Montreal Architects Saxe and Archibald, is completed adding an additional 33 rooms and new kitchens.

1913

The building known as the Casino is opened for the first time – featuring a ballroom, bowling alley, billiards and pool tables.

1914

A fire destroys most of the original hotel’s wooden structure, with the exception of the Painter Wing, Kitchen Wing and iconic tower.

1915

The resort re-opens after being rebuilt featuring the now familiar Tudor-style exterior and red roof. For the first time, all of the resort’s rooms featured telephone and electricity – the cost of a room at the new and improved resort ranged between $4 and $7 per day.

1945

The Algonquin Resort re-opens after being closed for two years during World War II.

1958

The last train to drop off guests to the Algonquin leaves the station after CPR discontinues rail service to St Andrews.

1973

Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his wife, Margaret pay an informal visit to the Algonquin during their vacation in New Brunswick.

1983

The Algonquin Resort hosts Prince Charles and Princess Diana during their 1983 visit to Canada.

1989

The Town of St. Andrews celebrates The Algonquin Resort’s centennial.

1991

A $3.7 million expansion adds a new convention centre and roof-top garden to the property.  The Algonquin is named Canada’s Resort of the Year by The Canadian Travel and Tourism Industry Association.

1993

The Prince of Wales wing is built as part of $6.3 million expansion, adding an additional fifty-four rooms and suites.

1997

The holiday season is celebrated for the first time at the Resort as the 1997-98 season marked the first time the Algonquin remained open all year round.

2000

The Algonquin Golf Course is redesigned by Thomas McBroom as part of a $9 million upgrade establishing the course as New Brunswick signature course.

2001

The Spa at The Algonquin opens its doors for the first time.

2012

The hotel closes its doors for over $30 million in renovations.

2014

The Algonquin Resort re-opens as the first Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel in Canada; Included in the renovation is the addition of an indoor pool and waterslide, balcony suites, and outdoor Pavillion and much more.

Explore The Algonquin Resort

The Spa at The Algonquin

Whether a manicure or full-body massage, this luxurious escape offers expert treatments and is sustainable-minded.

Shaughnessy Ballroom

Van Horne Ballroom

The large, newly renovated ballroom with a classic design is perfect for your celebrations and social catering. A premier wedding venue.

Van Horne Pavillion

A unique venue under a tent by our outdoor pool, host your celebration or special event here.

Beehives

Guests can enjoy our made-on-Resort honey in many culinary offerings on the menu, and purchase their own at the gift shop.

Helicopter Landing Pad

Make a grand entrance by landing your helicopter on our very own landing pad located conveniently on the hotel grounds.

Rooftop Garden

The Garden Patio

Enjoy a complimentary sunset everyday from the best view on the grounds.

Outdoor Pool

Outdoor Pool

Enjoy a relaxing dip or splash around with the kids in our outdoor pool.

Indoor Pool & Waterslide

The Algonquin’s brand new indoor pool features a thrilling three-storey waterslide.

Fitness Centre

Fitness Centre

Featuring the latest state-of-the-art equipment, we’ll get you re-energized.

Braxton’s Restaurant & Bar

The menu changes seasonally but expect a commitment to fresh ingredients, an emphasis on local, and brilliant attention to detail.

Firepits

Firepits

Borrow one of our guitars and gather around our outdoor fireplaces for s’more enjoyment.

Algonquin Resort Aerial Map