St Andrews, New Brunswick


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About St Andrews, New Brunswick

St. Andrews is a seaside resort on the south west corner of New brunswick, and lies about thirty minutes from the border with the United States. The best places to stay in St. Andrews are mostly located right in the centre of town and offer the perfect base for exploring and enjoying this popular holiday spot.

St. Andrews-by-the-Sea as it is also known, was settled by United Empire Loyalists following the American war of independence. Many of these people transported their homes North by barge from New England - some of which still stand. St. Andrews became Canada’s first proper seaside destination around the turn of the twentieth century and attracted many of the country’s more prominent families.

The town is situated on the Bay of Funday which experiences some of the highest tides in the world - known to rise to over 28 feet. There is a rich diversity of sea life and many coves and islands to explore. It's also a very popular area with both painters and photographers with its covered bridges and lighthouses.

For the sightseer there are:

  • the Kingsbrae Horticultural Gardens - in full bloom every spring,
  • the Ross Memorial Museum,
  • the St. Andrews Blockhouse (the old gaol).
  • The Fairmount Algonquin hotel is a landmark in the centre of town - built and once owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway.

There's plenty to do on a stroll around town too.....browse the many artisan gift shops and galleries, pop into one of plethora of bars, cafes and restaurants and enjoy some local lobster.

The best places to stay in St Andrews, New Brunswick are very popular during the peak summer months. So if you want to guarantee a room, do yourself a favour and book well in advance.

For Nineteenth century charm

  • The Kingsbrae Arms is a beautifully restored and elegantly decorated 1897 building. Full of character, the interiors are rich with many original features. Plus the restaurant serves gourmet cuisine featuring all organic and locally sourced produce.

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Best Hotels in St Andrews, New Brunswick

  • Rossmount Inn St Andrews, New Brunswick 18 rooms from CA$124

    Country Escape  -  Set in the heart of the Canadian St Andrews near premier golf courses, the hotel is perfect for a relaxed country getaway
    Foodies  -  Foodies flock to this hotel for its acclaimed seasonal cuisine, with a daily changing menu and an organic garden onsite
    Romantic Break  -  Book this hotel for a chic romantic retreat; choose a sea view suite for added indulgence
    Great walks  -  Go walking in Kingsbrae Garden, a 27-acre horticultural masterpiece with over 45,000 flowers, plants and shrubs
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    This hotel and renowned culinary destination is nestled in a heritage manor house in St Andrews. Set on an 87-acre estate between the forest and the sea, guestrooms offer sweeping views of the Bay and Chamcook Lake. The restaurant serves creative dishes using local produce. A superb rural getaway. See More

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  • The Treadwell Inn St Andrews, New Brunswick 5 rooms from CA$165

    Romantic Break  -  With pretty guestrooms, a tranquil garden and well-reviewed restaurant, this hotel is a great option for a quiet couples' break
    Local exploring  -  Set a 7-minute walk from St. Andrews Blockhouse and a stone's throw from Ministers Island, there is lots to explore locally
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the landmark St. Andrews Blockhouse, a national historic site which dates back to the war of 1812
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    This charming inn is housed within a heritage property in St Andrews, New Brunswick. Interiors have been faithfully restored and furnished with period antiques and contemporary luxuries. The beautifully appointed guestrooms offer sea views from a private balcony, perfect for a romantic break. See More

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  • Kingsbrae Arms St Andrews, New Brunswick 10 rooms from CA$230

    Kayaking  -  St. Andrews offers a wealth of sea kayaking experiences under the direction of professional, courteous guides.
    Birdwatching  -  Visit Campobello Island for some magnificant bird watching.
    Restrictions on children  -  Children older than 12 years are welcome.
    Barefoot Luxury  -  For total relaxation.
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    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux

    A beautifully restored 1897 B&B in the historic seaside town of St Andrews. Elegantly decorated rooms feature a range of features such as original paneling, beautiful fabrics, four poster beds and private balconies. The gourmet cuisine uses only locally sourced organic produce. Simply charming! See More

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