Super 8 Hotel Peterborough - 1257 Lansdowne Street West, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7M2 Canada | 1-705-876-8898
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City of Peterborough Ontario Hotels

Nestled on the Otonabee River

Peterborough, Ontario is home to 75,000 citizens from all walks of life. Less than two-hours Northeast of Toronto, Peterborough enjoys prosperity and closeness to nature that you simply won't find in the city. Known as the gateway to cottage country, Peterborough serves the surrounding Kawartha Lakes area, home to boundless outdoor pursuits and activities at anytime of year.

Nature Provides, Industry Develops

Peterborough's Latin motto is Dat Natura, Elaborant Artes; Nature Provides, Industry Develops. Downtown Peterborough is home to bustling commercial and retail sectors, and Peterborough is home to some of Canada's largest industries, corporations, and employers. Peterborough was classified as the number one place in Canada to do business, in 2004, according to Canadian Business magazine. Peterborough is also home to Trent University.

Things to See and Do in Peterborough

Peterborough has something for everyone! Visit the Peterborough Lift Lock, part of the Trent-Severn Waterway. Also, don't miss the Canadian Canoe Museum on Monaghan Road, a historical centre dedicated to the history of the canoe in Canada. Showplace Performance Centre is a 647-seat presentation and events venue and hosts exciting events throughout the year. Everything you want to see and do is in Peterborough, ON.

Sports in Peterborough

Peterborough is home to some of the best sports opportunities in Canada. Love to golf? You'll find plenty of waiting holes in Peterborough. In winter hockey is particularly popular. The OHL's Peterborough Petes play out of Peterborough Memorial Centre. Many NHL hockey players, including Eric and Jordan Staal, Mike Fisher, Chris Pronger, and Steve Yzerman, all were scouted when playing for the Peterborough Petes. Come see the next big hockey legend when you visit Peterborough, Ontario.

Peterborough Calendar of Events

Peterborough, Ontario is home to a variety of fun and memorable festivals throughout the year, including:

  • Artsweek, celebrating Peterborough's artistic community each September.
  • Festival of Trees, in support of local charities, each November at Memorial Centre.
  • Peterborough Folk Festival, three-day musical jamboree each August
  • Summer Festival of Lights, free concert and fireworks in Del Crary Park
  • Peterborough Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade, held the first Saturday in December
  • Toronto Events

Did you know that Simcoe Day, Ontario's August municipal holiday, is known locally in Peterborough as Peter Robinson Day? When visiting make sure to ask Super 8 Hotel's Guest Services team about the latest things to see and do in Peterborough, Ontario.

For great Peterborough Ontario Hotels near all everything Peterborough has to offer, call call Super 8 Hotel Peterborough's reservations direct at 1-705-876-8898 or worldwide reservations toll free at 1-800-800-8000.