Other lodging options

Boat Adventure

Boatel
Hosts: Derek and Kim Kuris
439 County Road 25, Picton, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 14 km
613-476-3654
E-mail: boatel@pecmail.ca
Enjoy your privacy on a 42′ long Hatteras yacht located at Waupoos Marina. Coffee, tea, water provided on board, bring your own snacks and alcohol. Contact for more details.

Campgrounds & RV Parks

Sandbanks Provincial Park
R.R.#1, Picton, Ontario 
613-393-3319
Distance to Crystal Palace: 18 km
Giant sand dunes and golden beaches form two of the largest freshwater baymouth sandbars in the world here, on the shores of Lake Ontario. 

Farm Vacations

Blossom Ridge Farm Vacation
Host: Jen Ackerman
1191 South Big Island Road, Demorestville, Ontario
613-885-3510
Distance to Crystal Palace: 20 km
Enjoy a peaceful, private setting on 97 acres of fields & woods overlooking natural marshlands on Big Island. Blossom Ridge is a 4 bedroom farmhouse decorated with country charm offering a private in-ground swimming pool, a 8-person hot tub, and an enclosed play area for children.

Fiddlehead Farm East Wing Rental
978 Fish Lake Road, Demorestville, Ontario
613-476-2391
E-mail: EastWing@Fiddlehead-Farm.ca
Distance from the Crystal Palace: 14 km
Fiddlehead Manor’s East Wing is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of the county.  Our 160 year old manor home sits atop a hill overlooking our 128 acres of farm and forest as well as the elegantly calm Fish Lake. Our farm is a working organic garden and mixed livestock operation with an onsite farm store opening spring 2015. Rates are standard at $300 (3 bedrooms) – $250 (2 bedrooms) for the three days of the Cheese Festival.  Per week 2 bedrooms are $500 and 3 bedrooms are $600.

Holly Hock Farm Vacation
Host: Jen Ackerman
130 Walmsley Road, Milford, Ontario
613-885-3510
Distance to Crystal Palace: 13 km
Peaceful, private setting on 165 acres of woods and fields, but convenient to shopping, fine dining and Sandbanks Provincial Park. This 150 year old farmhouse has been renovated inside and out, and decorated with country charm. Private in-ground swimming pool, a 4-person hot tub

Loyalist Jams Farmhouse
Host: Judy Zeleny
1534 County Road 17, Milford, Ontario
613-476-4939
E-mail: zelenyellisfarms@gmail.com or loyalistjams@kos.net
Distance to Crystal Palace: 10 km
Rates are $170 per night for the complete house which includes 2 queen size bedrooms and bunk beds, no minimum stay in June. Price includes continental breakfasts and taxes! Breakfasts will include specialties from Loyalist Jams and fruit in season. Great place to be shared by more than one family. 10% discount for a 3-night stay for Festival goers. Ask about staff pricing. 

Hotels/Motels

Lakeside Village Inn
349 Main Street, Wellington, Ontario
613-399-2034 or 1-800-524-6980
E-mail: info@lakesidevillageinn.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 19 km 
Charming, updated Inn on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of wine country. Fireplaces, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, BBQs, gazebo, play area, fire pit, tree-lined waterfront lawn overlooking Sandbanks.

Sportsman Motel
Hosts: Chris & Ana Macridis
12351 Loyalist Parkway,  Picton, Ontario
613-476-2424
E-mail: sportsman_motel@personainternet.com 
Distance to Crystal Palace: 3 km
Overlooking Picton Bay. Enjoy the beautiful sunset from your room.  Just minutes to the Sandbanks Beach, and to Lake on the Mountain. Visit website for rates and more info.

Resorts

BlackRiver Lakeside Resort
Hosts: Johannes and Heather Buys
124 Morrison Point Road, Milford, Ontario
613-438-4301
E-mail: blackriverlakesideresort@gmail.com
Distance to Crystal Palace: 12 km
Newley renovated waterfront cabins 1/2 km from the Black River Cheese Company.  All new interiors and decks. Canoes, kayaks, bikes and a pool available for use. All cabins have heating and A/C.  We are offering discounted rates for all bookings in 2015, please see our website for more details.

Echo Bay Cottage Resort
Hosts: Jeff and Jenn Smythson
522 County Road 18 RR#1, Cherry Valley, Ontario
416-528-7463
E-mail: echobaycottages@hotmail.com 
Distance to Crystal Palace: 12 km
Located 10 minutes form Sandbanks our 4 cottages on East Lake all have beautiful views. Great for families or big groups travelling together. Each cottage includes a complimentary provincial park pass. 

Sunrise Cottage Resort 
Hosts: Dave and MaryLynn Ashton
15841 Loyalist Pkwy RR#2, Bloomfield, Ontario
613-399-3914
E-mail: sunrisecottageresort@bellnet.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 15 km
Waterfront resort offering 2 bedroom well appointed cottages. Rates starting at $145 per night plus hst for up to 4 people. 2 night minimum. 

Twin Birch Suites-B&B-Cottages
Hosts Carolin Boysen and Alex Lacher
137 Main Street, Wellington, Ontario
613-399-2250
E-mail: info@twinbirch.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 18 km
Prime waterfront accommodation on West Lake, linen, towels provided. Cottages are fully equipped, canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board and boat rental on site! Children and pets welcome! Child care and pet sitting on site! Pricing starts at $95.00 per night for double occupancy and includes breakfast.

Suites

Breakaway Guest Suite
Hosts: Monica and David Mills
1422 Wilson Road, Hillier, Ontario
613-399-1820 or cell 613-503-1422
E-mail: monicamills@sympatico.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace:  20 km 
Breakaway Guest Suite is situated 5 mins, North of Wellington & 15 mins West of Picton. Set on 5 acres this bright, spacious suite consists of kitchenette with walk out to screen-room and outside garden, livingroom, 2 bedrooms both with Queen beds & bathroom. Situated in the hearty of Wine Country you have your own private entrance and outside space with BBQ. Lock up for bikes available. For pricing details visit our website.

Cabana Guest Suite 
Host: Elfie Pless
402 Main Street, Picton, Ontario
416-788-5973
E-mail: elfiepless@hotmail.com
Distance to Crystal Palace: 2 blocks
Breakfast items are provided but guests cater to themselves in the full kitchen. 

Carriage House on Lake on the Mountain 
Host: Dave Taylor
396 County Road #7, Picton, Ontario
613-476-8717
E-mail: davet@kos.net
Distance to Crystal Palace: 10 km
Rates is $140 per night with complimentary  coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water. SOLD OUT

The Chatsworth Suites 
Hosts: Kevin Bazkur and Kathleen Bazkur
6 Centre Street, Picton, Ontario
613-476-9053
E-mail: thechatsworthsuites@sympatico.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 5 blocks
Located in a Century home in Picton’s historic Barley District.
Rates are $125 to $135 per night with a minimum two night stay. Includes separate entrance, 3 piece private bathroom. Kitchen area, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, parking, A/C and more. Festival goers will receive a complimentary bottle of County wine when booking on the Great Canadian Cheese Festival Weekend.

Eleven Centre Guest Suites 
Hosts: Susan and Peter Bell
11 Centre Street, Picton, Ontario
Contact: E-mail only via website (do not telephone)
Distance to Crystal Palace: 1 km
Rates and minimum stay listed on website.

Lazy Dayz Vacation Rental
12421 Loyalist Parkway, Picton , Ontario
613-919-9344
E-mail: info@lazydayz.ca 
Distance to Crystal Palace: 2.5 km 
A fully self contained, one bedroom apartment which can sleep up to four people (2 on a sofa bed) is fully equipped and ready to make your holiday memories. Take breakfast on your own deck and watch the sunrise, stroll into Picton for some shopping and a bite to eat at lunchtime, then relax in the evening in our secluded back garden with a glass of wine and a little music. 

Loyalist Lofts
Hosts: Brian Tootle  and Julia Latendorf 
56 Mary Street, Picton, Ontario
613-471-1169
E-mail: loyalistlofts@bellnet.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 1 km
A 15 minute walk to the Crystal Palace. Our 1877 building has 3 comfortably furnished apartments. Beautiful crown mouldings, ceiling medallions, refinished  wide plank pine floors and 10.5 foot ceilings create a pleasing ambience. Call for rates. SOLD OUT

The Nest
Hosts: Alec and Denise Galloway 
40 Hill Street, Picton, Ontario 
613-476-4494 
E-mail: thenest@heronnest.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 3 blocks
The Nest is a cozy waterfront junior suite overlooking Picton Harbour. Two nights is $200, one night is $150 taxes included.

The Newsroom Suites 
269 Main Street, Wellington, Ontario
613-399-5182
E-mail: info@newroomsuites.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 20 km
Rates: $175-$205 per night plus HST, with a minimum 2-night stay on weekends. Large and refined guest suites in Wellington, set in the heart of the County’s wine country. Close to beaches and two lakes, come and stretch out in comfort and privacy in our spacious and contemporary suites—featuring luxurious king-sized beds, spacious stone-tiled baths, and well-stocked kitchenette. Your starting point to explore beautiful Prince Edward County.

Suites on West Mary
Hosts: Gail Sharkey and William Newhouse
76 West Mary Street, Picton, Ontario
613-476-0276
613-902-0471 (Winter)
E-mail: wmsuites@yahoo.ca 
Distance to Crystal Palace: 1 km
Rates at the time of the festival: Suite #1 is $120 per night, and Suite #2 is $150 per night. SOLD OUT

Thompson Farmhouse Guest Suite 
Hosts: John and Jane Thompson
1838 County Road 5, Picton, Ontario
613-476-5470
Distance to Crystal Palace: 10 km

Vacation Homes

County Country Homes
613-813-2559
Toll free: 1-866-266-5467
E-mail: countycountryhomes@gmail.com 
Exceptional homes for vacation rental. Fully furnished and equipped. 

County Holiday Homes
13360 Loyalist Parkway, Picton, Ontario
1-866-576-5993
E-mail: info@countyholidayhomes.com
Choose from numerous vacation rental properties throughout beautiful Prince Edward County. Rustic to luxurious to pet-friendly options available. Fully furnished and equipped. Ideal for vacations, get-togethers, romantic getaways, short-term lodging. Visit our website and start planning your Great Canadian Cheese Festival getaway now. Minimum 2-night stay. 

Sandbanks Vacations & Tours
57 Main Street, Bloomfield, Ontario
1-877-399-2508 / 613-393-2424
E-mail: stay@sandbanksvacations.com
Vacation rentals of cottages and executive vacation homes throughout Prince Edward County, wine tours, group and corporate event planning and much more. If you are planning on attending The Great Canadian Cheese Festival, give Sandbanks Vacations & Tours a call and let us plan your whole weekend for you.

The Sandbox Cottage 
80 Prinyers Cove, Picton, Ontario 
416-260-3417
E-mail: anna@thesandboxcottage.ca 
Distance to Crystal Palace: 27 km
Located in beautiful Prinyer’s Cove, just a few minutes drive east of Lake on the Mountain, this cottage is a fully winterized two bedroom home. Good swimming and a dock from which to launch your boat, canoe or kayak. Ideal setting for the naturalist with lots of waterfowl and plenty of opportunities for birding. The Cider Company and Waupoos Winery are all on the same peninsula. 

The Summer House
Host: Lynn Braun
Wellington, Ontario
613-399-3137
E-mail: info@summerhousepec.ca
Distance to Crystal Palace: 20 km
This beautiful and fully furnished three bedroom vacation rental sleeps nine comfortably, and offers a large and fully equipped eat-in country kitchen. 

The Wexford House
341 Main Street East, Picton, Ontario
1-866-576-5993
E-mail: info@countyholidayhomes.com
Distance to Crystal Palace:  2 blocks
The Wexford House c. 1883, a stately two storey brick home, is located inthe heart of Prince Edward County where it dominates the heritage streetscape of Picton.