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The Terrace View B&B Inc

9.2 | Excellent
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On banks of St. Lawrence, free breakfast, great staff, luxurious rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast, free evening happy hour
  • The staff were praised for their friendly and attentive service
  • Many guests were pleased with their clean and luxurious rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was enjoyed for its quality and selection
Cons
  • A couple of guests mentioned small bathrooms and no hair dryers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 4, 2013
Overview
Overlooking the St. Lawrence River just off the 1000 Islands Parkway, the Terrace View Bed and Breakfast is geared towards road travellers who prefer a B&B-style hotel with a free breakfast and easy highway access near the waterfront.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a private bathroom. Rooms with a balcony, a jetted tub, a fireplace and a desk are also available. The hotel does not offer wheelchair-accessible rooms.

Hotel amenities include a hot tub, a sauna, a fitness room, bike and jet ski rentals, a rooftop terrace, meeting/banquet space, free parking, a free breakfast and a free evening happy hour. Pets are not permitted.

Gananoque's city centre can be found about 11 minutes away by car, while Thousand Islands International Bridge is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Boldt Castle is roughly a 30-minute drive away and Kingston Airport (YGK) is a 40-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 24, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms, breakfast and location.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who characterized them as friendly, accommodating, attentive and helpful with directions and dinner reservations. One guest remarked, "Linda and Dave are amazing hosts, so welcoming."

Many guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, well maintained, quiet, spacious and luxurious, with comfortable beds and fantastic views of the St. Lawrence River.

Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's free breakfast, finding it outstanding, delicious, fabulous and filling, with a good selection of hot and cold items. One patron noted, "Breakfast was delicious at the bed and breakfast! They give you a menu the night before to check off you[r] preferences or for you to ask for something specific".

The hotel's location was praised by several travellers, who described it as easy to find, and close to the US border, restaurants, Gananoque, highway access, a casino and golf. It was mentioned that the hotel is better suited to those with a vehicle, however, if you're planning to explore the area.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of reviewers praised their clean and luxurious rooms, a couple of guests had concerns about their rooms. One guest reported spotty Wi-Fi and cable TV in their room, while a couple of lodgers mentioned small bathrooms and no hair dryers.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 of 2 Lansdowne B&B and Inns with an average rating of 5 out of 5 from 18 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.9 out of 5 from 17 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.7 out of 5 with a 100% recommendation rate from 6 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 24, 2013 to verify some information.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 9.2/10 based on 98 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 2 hotels in Lansdowne

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Map Marker The Terrace View B&B Inc
255 1000 Islands Parkway, Lansdowne, ON