History & Elegance!

About the Inn

Located in the heart of downtown Kingston at 73 Sydenham Street, this historical designated building was constructed in 1888 by Scottish fur and leather merchant John McKay and named Argyle Place. The landmark building stands just steps away from Queen’s University, Lake Ontario, and countless local amenities.

We pride ourselves in representing Kingston; that means hospitality at its finest. We will work to accommodate your needs. Hosting a meeting? Seeking a delectable dining adventure? Exploring venues for your wedding or event?

The Secret Garden Inn has everything you will need to make your time in Kingston as extraordinary as possible. Our team will help curate a memorable experience for your vacation or event.

We love our city, and we’d love to show you why you should too.