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Reasons to Stay with us?
St. Andrews Location
Edging the Passamaquoddy Bay, our hotel puts you within walking distance of restaurants, shops, and close to St. Andrews attractions.
Best Golf in New Brunswick
Ranked among the top 100 courses in Canada, our beautiful course offers bayside views on a back nine that’s unforgettable.
Uniquely Styled Accommodations
Blending the resort’s historic charm with modern amenities, each of our rooms and suites reflects the elegance of the Algonquin
A Rejuvenating Spa
The Spa at the Algonquin offers replenishing treatments, from hair styling to body and facial treatments, and soothing massages.
Inspired Event Spaces
From meetings to group gatherings, parties, receptions, or unforgettable weddings, our event spaces set the perfect stage.

St. Andrews: Where History comes alive

While enjoying the scenery, discover pieces of history dating all the way back to 1889, when our elegant hotel opened in St. Andrews, Canada's first seaside resort town. Our resort has been the scenic backdrop for memorable visits since the turn of the century.
A name synonymous with elegance, sophistication, and vacation destination, The Algonquin Resort has been a fixture in St. Andrews by-the-Sea since its inception. Follow the timeline below for a glimpse into our illustrious past and see our story.
Much has changed over the years, but one thing has remained the same: the breathtaking Algonquin Resort is still the talk of St. Andrews.


The Algonquin Resort opens in Canada’s first seaside resort town, St. Andrews, New Brunswick – the cost of a room ranged between $3 and $5 per day.


The award-winning Algonquin Golf Course is opened offering 9-holes and picturesque views of the bay.


Katy's Cove opens for its first season.


Construction of Painter Wing, named after Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Chief Architect, Walter S. Painter, is completed adding 100 rooms and 60 bathrooms to the resort.


The six-story Kitchen Wing, designed by Montreal Architects Saxe and Archibald, is completed adding an additional 33 rooms and new kitchens.


The building known as the Casino is opened for the first time – featuring a ballroom, bowling alley, billiards and pool tables.


A fire destroys most of the original hotel’s wooden structure, with the exception of the Painter Wing, Kitchen Wing and iconic tower.


The resort re-opens after being rebuilt featuring the now familiar Tudor-style exterior and red roof. For the first time, all of the resort’s rooms featured telephone and electricity – the cost of a room at the new and improved resort ranged between $4 and $7 per day.


The Algonquin Resort re-opens after being closed for two years during World War II.


The last train to drop off guests to the Algonquin leaves the station after CPR discontinues rail service to St. Andrews.


Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his wife, Margaret, pay an informal visit to the Algonquin during their vacation in New Brunswick.


The Algonquin Resort hosts Prince Charles and Princess Diana during their 1983 visit to Canada.


The Town of St. Andrews celebrates The Algonquin Resort’s centennial.


A $3.7 million expansion adds a new convention centre and roof-top garden to the property. The Algonquin is named Canada’s Resort of the Year by The Canadian Travel and Tourism Industry Association.


The Prince of Wales wing is built as part of $6.3 million expansion, adding an additional fifty-four rooms and suites.


The holiday season is celebrated for the first time at the Resort as the 1997-98 season marked the first time the Algonquin remained open all-year round.


The Algonquin Golf Course is redesigned by Thomas McBroom as part of a $9 million upgrade establishing the course as a New Brunswick signature course.


The Spa at The Algonquin opens its doors for the first time.


The hotel closes its doors for over $30 million in renovations.


The Algonquin Resort re-opens as the first Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel in Canada; included in the renovation is the addition of an indoor pool and waterslide, balcony suites, and an outdoor Pavillion.


Under the guidance of Rod Whitman, the Algonquin Golf Course undergoes an extensive renovation, in turn elevating it to its rightful place among the country's best. A course that was always breathtakingly beautiful is even more so, with ocean vistas more prominent than ever.


Marriott International Hotel of the Year, Distinctive Premium Award


The Algonquin Golf Course is ranked in the top 100 courses in Canada by SCOREGolf


The Algonquin Golf Course is a 2021 Golf Digest Editors' Choice award winner and ranked in the top 59 Canadian Public Courses by SCOREGolf.
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