Modern Boutique Hotel in a 19th-Century Foundry

Designer John Tong’s inventive Ontario boutique hotel blends rural references with an urbane sensibility.
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Prince Edward County in Ontario, Canada, has become a popular weekend destination for epicureans and wine connoisseurs. And while travelers have a bounty of farmstands, vineyards, and restaurants to visit, modern accommodations weren’t in the mix. Enter the Drake Devonshire, a new 13-room hotel located in a renovated 19th-century foundry. 

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Diana Budds
A New York-based writer, Diana studied art history and environmental policy at UC Davis.


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