Experience independent senior living with the flexibility to make your retirement your own in Windsor.
Chartwell Royal Marquis is a social retirement residence tucked into a quiet residential street in the bustling south-central neighbourhood of Windsor. You'll find our charming retirement community feels like a true family home, thanks to our warm, welcoming atmosphere and our tight-knit group of residents and staff.
We offer valuable independent living services that allow you to comfortably age in place, including delicious and nutritious meals, weekly housekeeping and linen service, ample parking, medication management, as well as a variety of optional care services tailored to your unique needs. Here, you can choose from a selection of bright and spacious studio, one-bedroom, and one-bedroom-plus-den suites.
Big city living with an old town feel
Minutes away from the U.S border, the city of Windsor is a lively hub of cultural and historical landmarks, a wide array of restaurants, and world-class entertainment. Conveniently located near E.C. Row Expressway and Highway 401, our desirable location is within close walking and driving distance of many convenient amenities and services: retail shopping, restaurants, grocery stores, banks, liquor stores, coffee shops, places of worship, and hospitals. Invite a friend and practice your putting at the Roseland Golf and Curling Club, attend a festival, or enjoy a long walk at lovely Jackson Park—you'll never run out of things to do or places to see!
A vibrant and social setting for your best retirement years
Our engaged and lively community of residents loves to spend time socializing and enjoying everything our lifestyle has to offer. Our on-site amenities and experiences speak to our residents' many interests, where both social and individual pursuits can flourish. You'll often find residents chatting over a cup of coffee in the bistro, discussing current events in the library, trying their hand at a creative project, keeping fit in an exercise class, or watching a film in our movie theatre. Our dedicated and caring staff add to the inviting and friendly atmosphere, where you too will want to be a part of our big family.
The dining experience
Many residents choose Chartwell Royal Marquis because they are looking for the freedom to pursue the retirement they deserve, without worrying about shopping, cooking, and household chores. The fact that we include three delicious and nourishing daily meals in our inclusive monthly fee means residents not only enjoy an excellent dining experience, but are able to focus their time and energy on being active and social. Our meals are prepared with fresh ingredients, with both familiar and new combinations to explore in featured daily menus and à la carte options. Served by friendly staff and surrounded by friends, each meal offers a wholly satisfying dining experience.
Activities and amenities
What kind of active retirement are you looking for? If it’s one where you can enjoy fun and fulfilling activities, with built-in opportunities, activities, and amenities to get together with people who share your interests and outlook on life, then you may have found your new home at Chartwell Royal Marquis. You’ll enjoy a varied roster of activities in a supportive community that will engage, entertain, and maybe even challenge or inspire you. You can choose from several ways to keep fit, including Tai chi, or you can work your brain with FitMinds and other learning opportunities. Fun is always on the schedule with trivia, cards, and Wii videogames. Guest speakers, pub nights, and regular outings to shopping and events mean there is always an activity to enjoy, a friend to enjoy it with, and a welcoming space to enjoy it in.
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $3,817/month
Within our safe and secure residence that overlooks the lawns of Howard Park, and just minutes away from Devonshire Mall, you’ll find a selection of well-priced and unique studio, one-bedroom, and one-bedroom-plus den suites, all with kitchenettes. With ample parking and easy access to the E.C. Row Expressway, Chartwell Royal Marquis offers the retirement lifestyle you’ve been searching for.
Retirement living in Windsor
Retirement living at Chartwell Royal Marquis in Windsor offers you a winning combination of independent living within your private suite in a residence that is close to everything you need. We are a stroll away from several parks, including Howard Park across the street, and larger Udine Park on Grand Marais Avenue. We enjoy an abundance of shopping and dining choices. Devonshire Mall, with over 200 stores, restaurants, and cinema, is under five minutes away by car or via our shuttle. Entertainment choices abound, including Caesars Windsor Casino on our vibrant waterfront. With easy access to the E.C. Row Parkway and Highway 401, you can cross the border or catch a flight at Windsor International Airport. Windsor Regional Hospital, with its two campuses, is also nearby.
Things to do in Windsor
With the warmest climate of any Ontario city, combined with big-city attractions and amenities, a riverfront location boasting multiple parks and walking trails, and a short drive over the Ambassador Bridge to the U.S. border, Windsor has a lot to offer active retirees. The city’s location on the Detroit River, with its myriad of entertainment, dining and shopping options, as well as beautiful outdoor spaces, offers something for everyone. You can walk any part of the 25-km-long Riverfront Trail, stopping along the way to see the stunning waterfall in Dieppe Gardens, or the sculptures in Odette Sculpture Park. There’s always something happening at Festival Plaza, home of the Windsor-Detroit International Freedom Festival. And at the Canadian Club Brand Centre, you can check out the historic speakeasy room and enjoy a whiskey tasting. Of course, Caesars Windsor Casino is always a mainstay entertainment destination.
Downtown, you’ll find the Windsor Art Gallery, as well as a treasure trove of outdoor artwork on Maiden Lane. Don’t forget to stop by some of the excellent Italian restaurants on Erie Street either. A hidden gem? Peche Island, a naturalized park in the Detroit River, offers fascinating seasonal tours. The Ojibway Prairie Conservation Area is another go-to destination for local birders and nature lovers.
Shopping for retirement homes?
There are many important factors to consider when trying to find the best retirement community for yourself or a loved one. Practical considerations like location, cost and the right support or care services for your unique needs, emotional considerations like how the residence made you feel and your interactions with staff, and so much more. Read our helpful guide today for questions to ask during a tour, topics to discuss with family, and how to make a decision you can feel confident in.