Overnight Getaways

Get away to Strathmere and breathe deeply as you walk on the nature trails and experience total relaxation. Most of our guest rooms have direct access to the outdoor patios and beautiful grounds. Windows that open to the fresh air, but air conditioned too. Pillow top mattresses, flat screen TVs, hair dryers and complimentary WiFi.

Strathmere offers a variety of accommodations from standard rooms and studios to larger private accommodations for groups.


All guests enjoy access to outdoor patios, seasonal outdoor pool, hiking trails, gardens, 2 outdoor hot tubs (opening September 1st), snowshoes to borrow and ski trails.

Enhance your Strathmere Experience by joining one of our yoga classes, feel pampered with an A La Carte Spa Service, or experience one of our Day Packages at The Retreat – overnight guests save 15% on day packages!

Reserve a firepit for the night and we’ll set you up with firewood & s’mores from 7 to 10pm – $50

View our full list of activities.


The Retreat open from Wednesday to Saturday for spa services, day packages and lunch by reservation. For dinner, head to a local eatery or book a Studio with kitchenette and stay in. In room breakfast boxes and other snacks can be ordered with advanced notice.   View our In Room Café Menu

Restaurants Nearby
North Gower (5 minutes) – Marlborough Pub, North Gower Pizza for delivery
Manotick (12 minutes) – Black Dog, Babbos Cucina Italiana, Pizza all’Antica
Barrhaven (15 minutes) – East Side Mario’s, Lone Star and so many more
Downtown Ottawa (30 minutes) – too many to mention and so much to do!

Private Accommodation Options

Peak: Weekends and Holidays
Non-Peak & Special Discounts: Monday – Thursday AND 2+ Night Stays

Strathmere has 33 guest rooms overlooking the 200-acre estate.  There are many private spaces to reserve exclusively for family and friends to spend quality time together.

The Guest House, next to the Heritage Garden and centrally located to everything at Strathmere. There are 4 sections:

The Centre (4 rooms) – 2 rooms on the Top Floor – “Studio 14” with a panoramic view of the gardens on one side and rolling fields on the other (king bed, sitting area with double pullout, kitchenette, dining table for 8, and balcony); and across the hall is Room 12 (king bed). Just down the stairs are 2 more rooms leading to the front porch: Room 15 (2 double beds) and Room 16 (king bed).  

Cost per night, accommodating up to 12 guests:
Peak: $800 + Taxes
Non-Peak: $720 + Taxes

The Annex (4 rooms) is ideal for The Wedding Party or a private group gathering.  It features “The Top Suite” – Room 21 (king bed, mini fridge and table for 2). On the main level, there are 2 rooms leading to the Guest House porch: Rooms 22 and 23 (king bed in each).  A few more steps down to the courtyard level is “Studio 24”, as a place to gather (king bed, sitting area with double pullout, kitchenette, and walk-out patio). 

Cost per night, accommodating up to 10 guests:
Peak: $800 + Taxes
Non-Peak: $720 + Taxes

The Corner (2 rooms), only steps away from the Lodge and just a few more to the Garden House – Side by Side, Room 10 (king bed, mini fridge and table for 2) and Room 11 (2 double beds).  Step out onto the porch and enjoy the view of the Heritage Garden and Organic Vegetable Fields.

Cost per night, accommodating up to 6 guests:
Peak: $375 + Taxes
Non-Peak: $335 + Taxes

The Walkout (4 rooms), the courtyard level of the Guest House, including Rooms 17, 18 and 19 (A King Bed in each) and Room 20 (with 2 double beds).
All have doors leading directly to the outside patio, and connecting indoors to the Centre.

Cost per night, accommodating up to 10 guests:
Peak: $700 + Taxes
Non-Peak: $620 + Taxes

The Schoolhouse (6 rooms), a Century-old treasure with a small living room and kitchenette (fridge, microwave, dishwasher, kettle & coffee maker). 2 rooms on the Top Floor – Rooms 31 and 32 (queen bed in each, semi-private bath), the main level – Rooms 33 and 34 (queen bed in each, semi-private bath), and 2 rooms downstairs – Room 35 (queen & single/private bath), and Room 36 (queen, double pullout/private bath).

Cost per night, accommodating up to 15 guests:
Peak: $875 + Taxes
Non-Peak: $800 + Taxes

McGill House (6 rooms), features Studio 40  as its great room (included as one of the 6 sleeping rooms), complete with full kitchen, dining table, king bed, sitting area with double pullout, fireplace and front and back porches. Off the main room is the McGill Corner – Room 41 with Queen and Single bed and Room 42 with king bed.  Down to the courtyard level are 3 additional rooms – Room 43 with King Bed, Room 44 with Queen Bed and Room 45 with Queen Bed. 

Cost per night, accommodating up to 15 guests:
Peak: $1040 + Taxes
Non-Peak: $980 + Taxes

Booking Information

Check-In/Out Times
Check-in is 3pm/check-out is 10:30 am. Early check-in/late check-out will depend on occupancy and can be requested after 11am on your arrival day. A discounted rate is offered for 2 or more night stays.

Age Restriction
The Retreat and its Café are available for guests 18 years and over. Children are so welcome at weddings and events taking place at The Farmhouse, Lodge and Garden House.

Spa Services and Retreat Experiences
As you confirm your stay at Strathmere, we look forward to working with you on booking spa services, day packages, café reservations and in room snacks. We recommend booking early as space is limited.

Pre-order a breakfast plate ($14/plate or $25 for two plus tax) and we’ll place it in your mini fridge ready for the morning.  Studios have kitchenettes and all rooms have coffee/tea.

Reserve Time in the Hot Tub or a Swim in the Pool
The outdoor swimming pool (unheated) is open from 8am to 8pm every day until mid-September. Hot tubs will re-open September 15 – you can reserve a time each day as capacity is very limited.  Additional sessions may be available 4 hours in advance, based on availability.

Individual Reservations: no penalty if cancellation occurs more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Within 72 hours of arrival, 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Group Bookings require a 50% deposit, with the balance plus total taxes due 14 days prior to arrival.  All deposits are non-refundable.

Payment Methods
Visa, Mastercard, Debit or Cash. 

Other Information
All rooms are non-smoking and no pets are allowed.

Complimentary parking and wireless internet available for all guests.

There are several buildings at Strathmere so comfortable footwear is important.

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