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The Waring House Picton Canada

8.2 | Very Good
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Farm House property with two on-site restaurants and cooking classes

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurants
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers thought that their rooms were generally comfortable
  • Several guests enjoyed the jetted tubs in their suites
  • Several reviewers complimented the live entertainment at the on-site pub
Cons
  • Several guests thought that the rooms were somewhat dated
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the rooms and showers were too small
  • A few guests complained about noise from neighbouring rooms
  • A few reviewers thought that this hotel did not offer good value for the money they spent
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 4, 2014
Overview
This 19th Century Farm House is situated in a secluded rural area, along the Loyalist Parkway and is within a 14-minute walk of the Black Prince Winery. With two on-site restaurants and on-site cooking classes, this property is well suited for guests looking for a culinary inspired vacation.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi and a TV. Select suites also include a fireplace and a jetted tub. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

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

All room rates also include a free breakfast at Amelia's Garden Dining Room, served daily from 7 am to 10 am. This hotel has two on-site restaurants. The Barley Room serves lunch and dinner and features live entertainment in the evenings, while Amelia's Garden Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

This property offers cooking classes with the hotel's head chef. Other on-site amenities include wedding/event space and catering services.

The Picton Airport (private and glider planes) is 4 minutes away by car, while the town centre area is about a 6-minute drive away and includes boutique shops, restaurants and marinas. The Lake on the Mountain Provincial Park is about a 15-minute drive away. Access to Highway 401 is about 40 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 25, 2014: In-room amenities, breakfast hours, wheelchair accessibility and pet policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, the on-site restaurants were the most complimented aspect of this property.

Many guests praised the food and wait staff at the on-site restaurant, while several reviewers enjoyed the live entertainment in The Barley Room. A few guests specifically mentioned that the food served at the free breakfast was good.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and attentive service.

Many reviewers found their rooms generally comfortable, while some guests added that their rooms were clean and well appointed. Several reviewers appreciated the fireplaces and jetted tubs in their suites, while a few guests specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable. However, there were some concerns about the rooms (see below for more details).

A few guests said that the location was convenient for accessing wineries and the town centre of Picton.
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The Bad
There were several common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

Several guests thought that the room interiors were somewhat dated, while a couple of reviewers found the rooms and showers too small.

A few reviewers complained about hearing noise from neighbouring rooms and the halls.

A few guests thought that this hotel did not offer good value for the money they spent.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4 out of 5, with 88% of 26 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #3 out of 6 hotels in Picton, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 180 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 25, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.2
Very Good
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2 / out of 3
hotels in Prince Edward

Rated 8.2/10 based on 83 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 3 hotels in Prince Edward

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Location
  • Sandbanks Provincial Park (13.0 km)
Map Marker The Waring House Picton Canada
Box 20024, Prince Edward, ON