Westover Inn is an excellent choice for travellers visiting St. Marys, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.
Guest rooms offer air conditioning, and Westover Inn makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.
You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the inn, including sun umbrellas, picnic area, and newspaper. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and a restaurant during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.
If you like pubs, Westover Inn is conveniently located near Little Red's Pub & Eatery, Wildstone Bar and Grill, and Parkview Creamery Bar and Grill.
During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like St. Marys Museum (0.9 km) and St. Mary Station Gallery (1.5 km), which are all within walking distance of the inn.
Enjoy your stay in St. Marys!
Many years ago we stayed at the Westover inn to celebrate an anniversary. Great memories - however this stay was very disappointing. Our room was in the Terrace. I understood that the room would be small - that wasn’t a concern. However the description and photos on the web site are far more attractive than our room. It seemed clean enough. However the mattress is in serious need of replacement - it was a queen that felt like a hammock. The window covers are basic blinds, the carpet is worn, the walls are a caramel beige colour- furniture and mouldings are gouged - all in all very tired and in need of rejuvenation - both the room and this particular property.
This inn was run down and had the bare essentials. Our room looked nothing like the pictures and was a dingy purple colour. The curtains had holes in them and the floor was painted unfinished plank boards with an area rug. It gets a one star for cleanliness. I did not eat at the restaurant so I cannot comment.
St. Mary downtown is pretty. To stay there for a two day get away from the city, the Westover Inn has a lot to offer. Foremost is the beautiful grounds. The cuisine offered is also very nice. As for the room we stayed, it was rather austere. The AC unit was regrettably noisy like a freight train at full speed. There was no drapery only economical, though functional , pull down plastic blinds. Due to the emptiness of the room, sound proofing is mediocre. We hope the Inn will try a little harder to meet 21st century expectations of the sophisticated traveller.
I rarely give bad reviews, but I was so disappointed by my stay here. The only reason I gave it one star was for its cleanliness. The photos on the website look NOTHING like the actual rooms. They are bare, sterile boxes with brown walls. No cosiness like they advertize. Cheap, cold flooring and the bare minimum of amenities. The tv is the smallest Ive ever seen in a hotel and has 2 converters that took all night to figure out. Next time I visit the area Ill definitely be looking to stay at a chain hotel in Stratford. At least I get what is promised.
We were told there would be no room service; the dining room was closed and there would be a skeleton staff. There was no fridge in the room and the one role of toilet paper ran out quickly. These promises were kept. We were given pool towels but sign on pool said it was closed. We went in anyways. Second day they put a lock on it but didn’t secure it. We went in anyways. Lots of geese droppings around with no attempt to clean it up. But the place has charm and we will go back.
First off, our room was in “the Cottage,” so we cannot comment on rooms in either the main building (“the Manor”) or the other auxiliary building (“the Terrace”). Having said that, and making allowances for measures taken by the Inn to address COVID-19—some room amenities, such as coffeemakers, throw pillows, etc., removed for sanitation purposes—our experience at the Westover Inn was well below expectations. We made our reservation by phone, booking for two midweek nights. A short time later, the Inn sent an email, saying, quote: “forgot to mention we are closed those two days for our restaurant,” and asking if we wanted to change our reservation. The wording was a little strange, but we assumed this meant the restaurant was closed on the two days we had booked. Having already made arrangements for other parts of our trip, and not planning to eat in the restaurant anyway, we stayed with our original dates. As it turned out, the entire property, not just the restaurant, closes for two days each week. It seemed this is COVID-related—perhaps for additional cleaning? It was never fully explained but, among other things, it appeared to mean that our room would not be made up on the second day of our stay and facilities such as the patio at the Manor house, the pool and others were off-limits. It would have been nice to have this explained in the email, or when we first contacted the Inn by telephone. On arrival, since the place was closed, we retrieved our key from the “late arrival” box just inside the side door of the Manor, as instructed. Our “Cottage King” room did not match the bright and charming room seen on the website. Indeed, it was in need of a paint job, some repairs, light bulbs, and a good deep clean (apparently, whoever cleans does not bother looking up—arachnophobes would not enjoy the cobwebs and spiders around the edges of the ceiling). The ceiling light fixture just inside the door was full of deceased insects. Half the bulbs in the bathroom light fixture were burned out, with a makeup mirror hanging at an angle and mostly detached from the wall. We’re not sure what we were supposed to do with the styrofoam cup sitting upside down on the bathroom vanity, but the idea of using it as a drinking glass did not appeal. There was a smallish flat-screen TV with cable, but no high-definition signal, so everyone looked a shorter than usual. The wifi is free, provides a strong signal, and requires no password, but for some reason, neither of our phones was able to connect consistently—sometimes worked, sometimes didn’t. The air conditioning unit also seemed to have a mind of its own, only occasionally sending out chilled air, and never nearly enough to provide relief from the heat and humidity. (We did mention this to the Inn. As we were checking out, the person at reception expressed some surprise, since “the housekeeping staff say the a/c in that room almost always works.”) There is a specific parking area for guests staying in the Cottage. Ours was the only car there the first night. On the second night—despite the Inn supposedly closed—we were surprised to find all of the spaces filled, and a number of people enjoying drinks on the gaily lit patio of the Manor building. Not sure what was up with that. While the grounds are extensive and nicely landscaped, giving the Inn a very pleasant, park-like ambience, we found the accommodations and service to be well below even what one would expect at any of the budget hotel chains, and at a considerably higher price. Had the property offered a discount due to the “we are closed” situation, our review might be less critical, but even if it had been open, the accommodations were still far below what one would expect at this price point. Unfortunately, it is one of very few options for visitors to St. Mary’s, which is a lovely little town.…
A short walk from our friends home lead us to this lovely Inn ensconced in a bucolic setting. The patio setting is surrounded by trees, greenery, a tent which was being prepared for a Wedding reception and a space for an outdoor ceremony. The affable proprietor greeted and served us throughout our hour plus luncheon. There is a small, but workable wine list that offers several good value options in several sizes. A copy is enclosed. Our lunch choices were mostly Lobster roll with one burger. I am told the burger was tasty as was our Lobster roll. The filling on a small toasted bun was balanced and flavorful, but lacked a pronounced taste of this prized shell fish. For an additional $ 2.00, we upgraded to a side salad of Caesar and Greek, which were excellent! A copy of the menu is enclosed. Our tariff of $80 per couple, which included tax and gratuity, with one entree and one drink was a tad high, but still worth the investment because of the food quality, fine service and ambiance! While the weather is mild, take advantage of the patio setting, which will most certainly enhance your experience. Highly Recommended!…
We spent 2 days / 1 evening on a work retreat earlier this month. Location was easy to find off Hwy 7. Staff was very welcoming. Location itself is, by designed, aged with much character. Highlights included it’s dinner options (steak / seafood / venison). Morning breakfast included locally sourced bacon which was out of this world ! I’d say it’s lunch was a bit of weakness. I had a turkey sandwich and felt the potion of turkey was a bit light. We stayed on site overnight. The walk from the main lodge was manageable. The rooms were perfectly clean but would note the walls are paper thin allowing sound to travel as people cams and went. Would also note the heater was a bit on the louder side. Overall, a good stay with a very warm and welcoming staff.
Today we spent part of the afternoon having lunch at this breathtaking restaurant. Seated in a lovely nook that overlook the property. Deanna was our server, and appeared to be the only person serving lunch and she was outstanding. Great history lesson about this incredible property and up coming events. We had caesar salad with an amazing dressing, homemade pizza, warmed turkey sandwich with brie cheese and grilled vegetable sandwich. All on homemade bread or buns. There was homemade salted caramel ice cream, another fascinating dessert that looked so good with homemade warmed chocolate sauce, but the blueberry tart was super runny, appeared that the sauce had not thickened. It was busy for a Tuesday lunch. We for sure will tell our friends about this amazing little gem in the heart of St Marys. Thanks Deanna!!…
After 20 plus years of staying at the Westover annually we were very discouraged with the service received recently regarding a visit to the Inn by my son/daughter in law for their 10th wedding anniversary. We had bought the standard overnight package as an anniversary gift for them and they were informed a few hours before dinner that the Inn could not effectively accommodate them in the dining room due to a wedding function. It was very difficult at the last minute to find an alternative for dinner. The lack of notice/service provided by the Westover was out of character given our past experiences with the Inn and frankly, unacceptable. This was particularly discouraging because I was speaking to the staff on Friday and again on Saturday to reference various aspects of their stay and nothing was said about a wedding or any problems that may have resulted. We were very discouraged especially after so many years of pleasant stays. I also sent an email that was similar to this post and received no reply.…