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Riverfront B&B with on-site hot tub, in-room fireplaces, highly rated by guests

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests praised the views of the river from their rooms and throughout the property
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers enjoyed the food served at the free breakfast
  • A few guests described their rooms as clean
  • A few reviewers found the beds comfortable
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 16, 2014
Overview
This B&B overlooks the Saint John River and Mactaquac Provincial Park (which is across the river). Offering a secluded location, en suite bathrooms with jetted tubs and an outdoor hot tub, this property is well suited for guests looking for a relaxing getaway.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a fireplace, an en suite bathroom, bathrobes, a hair dryer and storage for personal items. Select rooms also include a jetted tub. While rooms do not have individual climate control, this B&B is air conditioned. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available and rooms are accessible by stairs only.

Free parking is available on site.

A free breakfast is served daily and includes fresh fruit, homemade baked goods and a chef’s selection of the day.

Other on-site amenities include a large porch, an outdoor hot tub, laundry service, a fitness room and a private dock. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.

Mactaquac Provincial Park and access to the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 2) are both a 6-minute drive away, while downtown Fredericton is about 15 minutes away by car. The Downtown area includes the Playhouse Theatre, the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, St. Thomas University and the Science East Museum. The Fredericton International Airport (YFC) is 29 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
There were a limited number of recent reviews for this B&B, among hotel review sites, at the time this analysis was conducted. However, among those limited reviews, many guests gave glowing reviews of their stay at this property.

The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable service. A couple of guests said that they received good recommendations and directions from the hosts.

Many reviewers praised the views of the river from the rooms and the rest of the property, particularly the sunsets.

Many guests seemed impressed with the food served at the free breakfast and one reviewer described her breakfast as including "freshly squeezed orange juice, followed by a fresh and enjoyable fruit parfait topped with fresh yogurt, which was followed by a lovely omelet made with all fresh ingredients and two lovely maple sausages, and ample cups of coffee".

A few guests described the rooms and the property in general as clean, while one reviewer said, "you can tell upon entering the home that it is immaculately cared for with lots of attention to detail". A few reviewers added that the beds were comfortable and that the B&B was well appointed throughout. A couple of guests specifically appreciated the in-room jetted tubs.
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The Bad
There were no concerns or complaints found for this property, among the limited recent reviews available for this editorial. However, some guests may want to note that rooms are accessible by stairs only and this property does not have an on-site restaurant.
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Sources
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 10 out of 10, based on 2 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this B&B #1 out of 2 B&Bs and Inns in Kingsclear, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 11 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Map Marker Sunset On The River B & B
4475 Route 102, Kingsclear, NB