Welcome to Antigonish, the highland heart of Nova Scotia.  Antigonish is a small town, rich in Gaelic history nestled in the north eastern part of the province.  Home of one of Canada’s most prestigious universities, St. Francis Xavier University,  a picturesque campus known for excellence in both academics and sports.  Being a university town adds a diversity to the population aside from the gaelic and acadian roots. The county is full of rolling hills and beautiful farms, and is surrounded  by lovely beaches on its shores.

Centrally located, Antigonish is the perfect destination with a warm and welcoming atmosphere while visitors explore all that Eastern Nova Scotia has to offer.

Where to Stay

ORegan-Hall-August-20-2013A block of rooms have been set aside at St. Francis Xavier University in their beautiful O’Regan Hall.  O’Regan Hall offers all the comforts of home and the service of a four star hotel. Treat yourself to one of the luxurious guest rooms, where comfort and convenience meet and a relaxing stay begins.  With all the perks of first class luxury and the atmosphere and culture northeast Nova Scotia has to offer, you will feel a maritime welcome.

The main floor of O’Regan Hall offers a large lobby, movie room, an exercise room, and laundry room. Each guest room features a 32” TV, mini fridge, microwave and a private 4-piece washroom. Natural light floods the spacious fourth floor lounge which showcases coffered vaulted ceilings.  O’Regan Hall is a very energy efficient building designed to be LEED Gold Certified. It is heated and cooled by using 26 geothermal wells and offers energy efficient LED lighting.

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Executive-Style Single Suites, $92/night + HST: 1 double bed, private 4-piece washroom
Executive-Style Double Suites, $125/night + HST: 2 double beds, shared kitchenette and 4-piece washroom within the suite
– Climate-controlled rooms
– Large shared lounges with flat screen TV’s
– In room fridge, microwave, coffee maker
– Full laundry facilities
– Free wireless access campus-wide
– Access to the Pool and Wellness Centre

To book accommodations at O’Regan Hall, conveniently located on the St. Francis Xavier University campus, please click here.

Other Accommodation options:

Antigonish Victoria Inn

Maritime Inn Antigonish

Homeward Inns of Canada

Antigonish Evergreen Inn

The Claymore Inn & Suites

Rose & Thistle Bed & Breakfast