It’s time for a summer trip! If you’ve been looking for the ultimate summer getaway, look no further than The Kiwi Motel, a tropical-inspired stay just steps away from the shores in one of Canada’s best beach towns.

This summer The Kiwi is introducing an all-new chef-curated menu, backyard bar, event space and packages!

Here’s everything you need to know.

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This insta-worthy spot is a quick walk from Grand Bend’s famous Main Street and picturesque beach.

The motel boasts tropical tones with a distinctive modern design found throughout the rooms, patio and bar.

The Kiwi just entered its third summer, adding a few features you won’t want to miss out on.

“We’re elevating the guest experience by launching a curated menu by local Chef Thomas Waite, of The In Home Chef, and adding an expansive cocktail list to our backyard bar. Join us in the cabanas this summer to enjoy the heated outdoor pool and hot tub at our breathtaking oasis,” says owner Chelsea Ford, who is also the motel’s designer.

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There’s an adorable patio to enjoy a meal at, and here are just a few of the new options:

  • Beef Barbacoa Nachos: shredded beef or mushroom, pickled onion, pico de gallo, sweet corn, beans, duo cheddar, shredded lettuce, Queso fresco (gluten-free & vegan)
  • Kiwi Tacos: spiced braised beef or mushroom, charred pepper, pickled onion, kiwi salsa, queso fresco, lime crema, cilantro (gluten-free & vegan)
  • The Cheeky Salad: mixed beans, onion, roasted pepper, corn, tomato, cucumber, herbs, queso fresco, citrus vinaigrette, nut brittle (gluten-free & vegan)

If you’re thirsty the cocktail menu has selections such as The Kiwi Signature Mojito, Pink Whitney Mimosa and classic drinks like Ceasars and Espresso Martinis.

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There are 15 rooms to choose from, ideal for any size group whether it’s a girly getaway, bachelorette or bachelor party or even a solo trip!

Double-bed studios and spacious Queen and King suites come complete with private washrooms, mini-fridges, smart TVs, and private outdoor seating areas.

Some of the party packages guests can choose from include:

  • Bridal/Groom Decor | $90 (balloons, bottle of bubbly, disposable camera)
  • Small Group | $200 (1 decorated cabana, 1 bottle of champagne and flutes, 1 charcuterie board)
  • Medium Group | $400 (2 decorated cabanas, 2 bottles of champagne and flutes, 2 charcuterie boards)
  • Large Group | $600 (2 decorated cabanas, 3 bottles of champagne and flutes, 3 charcuterie boards)
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If you want to just check out the space for a day, you can do that too.

The Kiwi Motel’s front patio and backyard ‘Kiwi Bar’ are “open to both guests and non-guests, serving a range of signature cocktails, local beer, cider, wine, coffee, non-alcoholic refreshments and daily drink specials.”

The pool is also open to customers of the restaurant/bar – no minimum spend required.

There’s no shortage of festivities happening at the Kiwi this summer either. The motel hosts a variety of events, notably:

  • Monday July 1st Canada Day Foam Party
  • Saturday July 6th Neon Pool Party
  • Saturday July 20th Back to the 90s party
  • Saturday Aug 3rd Long weekend party (foam machine at pool)
  • Saturday Aug 17th Country Dance
  • Live music is every Thursday
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Individual room rates this summer start at $229 per night and can be booked here.

Enjoy this little slice of paradise right here in Ontario!

The Kiwi Motel 

Where: 40 Main St E, Grand Bend, ON