StFX University Hotel


StFX University Summer Hotel

Our high-end residence building, Governors Hall, turns into StFX University Hotel from May to August. Discover our roomsfeaturing all the hotel amenities you need, private bathrooms, microwaves, fridges, working desks, TVs and access to elevators.

Guest amenities include access to the pool and to the fitness facilities of the Charles V. Keating Centre, located just in front of the summer hotel. Laundry facilities (free of use, get your soap and dryer sheets at the front desk), ice machines and Wi-Fi are also available. . Book your hotel in Antigonish early to enjoy our lowest rates!

Father and son walking on the beach

Discover true Nova Scotian hospitality with picturesque beaches, lobster, golf, sea kayaking, mountain biking and don’t forget to explore our campus, one of the most picturesque in Canada! With live theatre, great restaurants and unique shops, you quickly discover Antigonish, located on the Sunrise Trail, also has a big city flavor.


There is always something happening in the welcoming and charming town of Antigonish, home of the world famous Peace by Chocolate first store. The Antigonish Highland Games, the Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre, the IWK 250 and NASCAR races at the Riverside Speedway also bring thousands of visitors every year. Our summer hotel is also the perfect stop-over for your next travel to Cape Breton Island and to the the Cabot Trail . Only 2 hours away from Halifax, 2 hours from the Marine Atlantic Ferry to Newfoundland and 45 minutes from the Northumberland Ferries to Prince Edward Island, our central location makes Antigonish the perfect destination to host your next conference, tournament or wedding. With a vast selection of venues available, our team of dedicated event specialists are here for you!

Main entrance of the Charles V. Keating Centre on a sunny day with cloudy skies.
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Mary and Martin got married at Crystal Cliffs, our inspiring beachside venue, now becoming a premium venue in Eastern Nova Scotia. Come to stay with us and enjoy a complimentary night in our bridal suite at StFX Summer Hotel when you bring your friends and family. For so many, Antigonish is a place where you met your loved one or made friendships lasting a lifetime. Book today and call 1-877-782-9289. Learn more.  

Known for its green program, StFX University Hotel is proud to support inclusivity. In 2018, it has been home to the Special Olympics Summer Games Canada.