Entrance to Victoria Park in downtown Kitchener


The Royal and Wales provides a cozy place to call home, while being steps from countless cafes, shops, diverse dining options and so much more.
Exterior photo of Kitchener City Hall

Heart of DTK

*       Endless dining, drink and cafe options

*       Unique and locally focused shops and
         grocery stores

*       Exciting entertainment options such as          
         The Apollo Cinema, The Registry Theatre,
        and The Centre In The Square

*       The Downtown Community Centre offers
         a wide range of sports drop in, fitness
         classes, and more to keep you active and
         involved. Check out kitchenerdna.com to
         learn more
royal and wales map
ION light rail train stop in downtown Kitchener

Getting Around

*       Easy access to multiple modes of transit
         including ION Light Rail, GRT iExpress
         and local bus service as well as intercity  
         connections through rail and bus service
         from the following carriers: GO Transit,
         Via Rail, Megabus, Coach Canada, and

Exterior photos of Google office in downtown Kitchener

Part of the Action

*       Living and breathing arts, culture, and 
         technology scene including THE
         MUSEUM, The Conrad Centre for 
        Performing Arts, Kitchener Farmers
        Market, The Tannery and Communitech,
        44 Gaukel Creative Hub, and many more

*       Beautiful public spaces such as Victoria
         Park, Kitchener Public Library Central
         Branch, Hibner Park, Goudies Lane,
         Kitchener City Hall, and the soon to be
         complete, Queen Street Promenade

*       To find out more about all the awesome
         events, restaurants, shops and
         experiences Downtown has to offer
         please visit downtownkitchener.ca

People having fun in a room full of balloons