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Mahogany Manor Bed and Breakfast

9.0 | Excellent
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Recommended by guests for comfortable rooms, friendly hosts & free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as generally comfortable
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their welcoming service
  • Many reviewers praised the food served at the free breakfast
  • Several guests described the common areas as welcoming
  • A few reviewers found the property well located for exploring the downtown area on foot
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 9, 2014
Overview
This home was built in 1902 and is situated in downtown St. John. Within a 10-minute walk of several downtown attractions, this B&B is well suited for guests looking to explore the downtown area on foot while staying in more intimate accommodations.

This B&B offers three smoke-free rooms and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, an en suite bathroom and a sitting area. One wheelchair-accessible room is available on the main floor. Pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional fee, with a limit of one pet per room.

A free breakfast is served daily between 8 am and 9 am and includes home baking, coffee, juices, a selection of seasonal fruit, homemade jams and a main course choice. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include free parking, a common living room with a TV and DVD player, a video library, a deck and garden, a guest laundry facility and luggage storage.

The St. John City Market (dining, boutique shops and farmers' market), Brunswick Square shopping centre, New Brunswick Museum and Harbour Station (arena and concert venue) are all within a 10-minute walk. Rockwood Park is about 8 minutes away by car, while McAllister Place shopping mall is a 12-minute drive away. The St. John Airport (YSJ) is 23 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on April 7, 2014: Wheelchair accessibility and pet policy.
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The Good
Many guests seemed to thoroughly enjoy their stay at this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial, and one reviewer described the B&B as a "beautifully restored Victorian mansion".

The rooms were often described as generally comfortable, while several guests added that their rooms were clean.

The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service. Several guests mentioned that the hosts were knowledgeable about the area and provided good recommendations for dining and activities, while one couple said, "when we needed (well, wanted) a bottle of wine long after the local liquor store had closed, they ransacked their own cellar for us."

Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast and one reviewer described the breakfast as "absolutely delicious, all made from scratch".

Several reviewers found the common areas inviting and comfortable.

A few guests said that the B&B was well located in downtown St. John and convenient for accessing attractions on foot.
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The Bad
There were no common concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, travellers may want to note that this B&B does not have an on-site restaurant.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this B&B #4 out of 16 B&Bs and Inns in Saint John, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 49 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 9.5 out of 10, based on 60 guest reviews.

The author called the property on April 7, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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hotels in Saint John

Rated 9.0/10 based on 87 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 17 hotels in Saint John

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Map Marker Mahogany Manor Bed and Breakfast
220 Germain Street, Saint John, NB