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Girasole - A Tuscan Style B&B

9.9 | Excellent
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3-minute drive from Hwy 100, great free breakfast, friendly staff, clean rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the knowledgeable and friendly staff
  • Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to wineries and Niagara Falls
  • The hotel's breakfast was complimented for its quality and variety
  • Several travellers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
Cons
  • The hotel does not have an on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 7, 2014
Overview
Located about a 14-minute drive from Niagara-on-the Lake's city centre and a 3-minute drive from Highway 100, Girasole - A Tuscan Style B&B is suitable for travellers who prefer bed-and-breakfast accommodations with free Wi-Fi, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, free bottled water, a hair dryer and a bathrobe for each guest. Rooms with a jetted tub are also available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers a patio, a sitting room, an art gallery, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets are not permitted.

Niagara Falls can be found about a 17-minute drive away, while Town & Country Plaza offers shopping 11 minutes away by car. Laura Secord Homestead is roughly a 5-minute drive from the hotel and Niagara District Airport (YCM) is a 15-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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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, location, breakfast and rooms.

The hotel's staff were praised by numerous reviewers, who characterized them as friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. One patron noted, "Elizabeth & Franco are the greatest hosts who not only run a fantastic B & B but know the area as well, from local restaurants to the best wineries to visit".

Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as central, beautiful and relaxing, as well as close to shopping, wineries, a public swimming pool and Niagara Falls. One guest noted, "Very well located away from any sort of bustle but within striking distance of dozens of wineries".

The hotel's breakfast was the source of numerous compliments by guests, who found it to be wonderful, fabulous and amazing. One lodger remarked, "The breakfast was one of the best I have ever had. I am a chef by trade. I can tell you that everything was perfect. From the Greek yogurt and fresh berries to the homemade granola, fresh squeezed OJ, fresh baked muffins and treats, delicious coffee and then...came the breakfast!!! Eggs Benedict day one and cheese omelet day 2".

Several travellers enjoyed the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, well decorated and spacious, with comfortable beds. 
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The Bad
Among popular hotel review sites, there were no negative reviews of this hotel available at the time this editorial was written.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #65 of 173 Niagara-on-the-Lake B&B and Inns with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 18 reviews.
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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hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Rated 9.9/10 based on 43 reviews

Ranked #5 out of 29 hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Map Marker Girasole - A Tuscan Style B&B
1211 Line 8 Road, RR6, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON