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Windsor Place is located in the heart of downtown Sault Ste. Marie. We are a short walk to the public library, the Seniors drop-in centre, and the new downtown plaza with the Mill Market.  Queen Street offers shopping, restaurants and much more. 

Windsor Place Retirement Residence provides residents of Sault Ste. Marie with the highest levels of care! ​You can ensure that when you move in,  you are receiving personalized services that are customizable based on your health and wellness needs.


The Windsor Hotel was built in 1895

The property was originally built in 1895 as a boutique and upscale hotel featuring high-end rooms, restaurants, and event spaces.  

An expansion was constructed in 1919 and the nine-story high-rise went up in 1931.

In July of 1959, royalty came to Sault Ste. Marie when Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip stopped in, part of a 45-day tour of Canada and resided at the Windsor Park Hotel. 

In 1996, Dr. Lou Lukenda bought the building and re-opened it as Windsor Park Retirement Residence.

Lukenda then donated the property to Algoma University, which began using it as a student residence in 2010.

In 2023, substantial renovations were completed and launched as an ubran seniors residence for the town of Sault Ste. Marie. 


Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip during their 1959 trip through Sault Ste. Marie. During their stay, the Queen and Prince Philip resided at the Windsor Park Hotel. SSMPL archive

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