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Within a 5-minute walk of Lake Ontario, praised for good food and friendly hosts

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests praised the food and generous portions at the free breakfast
  • The hosts were frequently described as helpful and personable
  • Many reviewers indicated that they were likely to return
  • Several guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Several reviewers thought that the location was convenient for exploring the area on foot or by car
Cons
  • A couple of guests thought that their rooms were small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 8, 2013
Overview
This B&B property is located within a 5-minute walk of the Lake Ontario waterfront. With only three guest rooms and an open concept layout, this property is well-suited for guests who prefer more intimate accommodations and interaction with the hosts.

This house is 100% smoke-free and all three rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a sitting area, a mini-fridge, wine glasses and a corkscrew, an iron and ironing board, a heat fan, an en suite bathroom and a hair dryer. All rooms are furnished with one queen bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

The free breakfast is served daily at 9 am, while coffee and tea are available at 7 am. The breakfast includes home baking, a hot entree, fruit and juice.

Other features of this property include a garden and patio area.

The Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery is a 4-minute drive away. The Niagara Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away, while the downtown dining and boutique shopping area is about 6 minutes away by car. Access to the QEW is about 16 minutes away by car, while Niagara Falls attractions are about a 28-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Many guests said that they could not wait to return to this property again in the future, among the reviews used for this analysis. One reviewer said that this B&B went "above and beyond all expectations".

The hosts were frequently complimented and guests described them as friendly and personable. Several reviewers mentioned that the hosts were quick to assist guests with maps or recommendations. A few other guests said that they were welcomed like family. One reviewer said "it was like staying with family or better".

The food and generous portions at the free breakfast were consistently praised by guests. One reviewer described the breakfast as "absolutely delicious", while another guest appreciated that the hosts accommodated her food allergies and preferences.

Several guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable. A couple of reviewers complimented the interior decor, while several reviewers enjoyed the outside garden area.

Several reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the area on foot and by car. One guest said that the property's proximity to the lake allowed for the "most picturesque views". 

A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the B&B offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests found their rooms to be small.

While several guests were happy with the location of this property, a few reviewers mentioned that it was about a 20-minute walk to the centre of the Old Towne shopping and dining area. One guest said that she found this distance a bit too far for walking, but she added that she was always able to find parking.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.8 out of 5, with 100% of 5 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this property #40 out of 161 B&B and Inns in Niagara-on-the-Lake, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 50 reviews.


Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.9
Excellent
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4 / out of 29
hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Rated 9.9/10 based on 70 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 29 hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Location
  • Butler's Barracks (1.5 km)
  • Shaw Festival Theatre (1.9 km)
Map Marker 6 Oak Haven Bed & Breakfast
6 Oak Drive P.O. Box 397, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON