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Three Wishes B&B

9.9 | Excellent
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Highly rated by guests for friendly hosts, comfortable rooms & free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as comfortable and well appointed
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • A few guests enjoyed the on-site hot tub
  • A few reviewers appreciated the common lounge area
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 14, 2014
Overview
This B&B is situated in downtown Barrie and is a 3-minute drive from Highway 400. Shopping, dining and the waterfront area is about a 16-minute walk away, while the Barrie North Collegiate Institute and Georgian College are both about 20 minutes away on foot. This property is well suited for guests who prefer more intimate accommodations and would like to explore downtown Barrie on foot.

All rooms are smoke free and include an en suite bathroom, a fireplace, bathrobes, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker and free Wi-Fi.

Free parking is available on site.

A free breakfast is served daily. Guests staying two nights or more receive a welcome basket on the first night, which includes a bottle of wine (or other beverage), cheese and crackers. Free tea, coffee and cookies are served in the evenings. 

Other on-site amenities include two outdoor patios, an outdoor hot tub, a hammock, a common TV room and a boutique art shop. This B&B does not have an on-site restaurant.

National Pines Golf Course and Tangle Creek Golf Course are both about 15 minutes away by car. Snow Valley Ski Resort is a 20-minute drive away, while Cookstown Outlet Mall is about 23 minutes away by car. Wasaga Beach is about 40 minutes away by car, while Canada's Wonderland and Vaughn Mills Shopping Centre are both about a 50-minute drive away. 

The Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is about 60 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
This B&B received many glowing reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis, and several aspects of the property were praised.

Many guests described their rooms as generally comfortable and well appointed.

The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly, welcoming and helpful service, while a few reviewers appreciated the welcome basket. One guest said, "Elisabeth was warm and friendly and by the time we left we were sad to go."

Many reviewers praised the food served at the free breakfast and one guest described the breakfast as including, "Coffee, tea, fresh fruit or smoothies, warm homemade muffins, yoghurt and then choice of waffles, pancakes, scrambled eggs".

A few guests enjoyed the on-site hot tub, while a few reviewers found the guest lounge area spacious.

A couple of reviewers found the B&B centrally located for exploring the downtown area.
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The Bad
There were no complaints or concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, travellers considering this property should note that this B&B does not have an on-site restaurant.
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Sources
Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 9.8 out of 10, based on 7 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this B&B #2 out of 8 B&Bs and Inns in Barrie, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 13 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.9
Excellent
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hotels in Barrie

Rated 9.9/10 based on 42 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 14 hotels in Barrie

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Location
  • Snow Valley Ski Resort (9.7 km)
Map Marker Three Wishes B&B
48 Steel Street, Barrie, ON