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Maria's Bed & Breakfast

9.9 | Excellent | #5 out of 28 hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake

2-minute drive from Hwy 55, great free breakfast, friendly staff, clean rooms

  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the quality and variety of the free breakfast
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their friendly and knowledgeable service
  • Several reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • A couple of guests found the hotel a little far from the main strip
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Mar 7, 2014
Located at Niagara-on-the-Lake's city centre and about a 2-minute drive from Highway 55, Maria's Bed & Breakfast is suitable for travellers who prefer a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, cable TV, a DVD player, a jetted tub, a gas fireplace, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a bathrobe for each guest and a private bathroom. 

The hotel also offers a garden, free parking and a free breakfast. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted.

Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club can be found about 9 minutes away on foot, while Two Mile Creek Conservation Area is a 4-minute drive from the hotel. Butler's Barracks is roughly 3 minutes away by car and Niagara District Airport (YCM) is a 14-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: February 24, 2014)
The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's breakfast, staff and rooms.

Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's free breakfast, describing it as wonderful, varied, phenomenal and outstanding. One patron remarked, "Kent's breakfasts were outstanding: first day, fruit salad, canadian bacon, scrambled eggs, lemon loaf, cookies... all homemade by Kent, of course. Second day: fresh croissant, fruit salad, french toast with caramelized bananas, and bacon".

The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by travellers, who characterized them as friendly, knowledgeable and genuine. One guest noted, "First off, the service is outstanding. Kent, the owner/chef extraordinaire/all around really nice guy, treated us like we were royalty. Surprise chocolate chip cookies, surprise treats in our room, going away gift, etc, etc."

Several lodgers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious, well equipped, well maintained and cozy, with comfortable beds.
The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints about the hotel's location.

A couple of guests were disappointed with the hotel's location, finding it a little far from the "main strip". One patron noted, "Location is OK, just note you are on the edge of town, it's a solid walk to the centre".
Show Sources
Sources guest reviews ranked the hotel #11 of 173 Niagara-on-the-Lake B&B and Inns with an average rating of 5 out of 5 from 190 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 9.8 out of 10 from 41 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 from 1 review.

The author called the hotel on February 24, 2014 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
Rated by Guests
9.9 / out of 10
Ranked by Guests
5 / out of 28
hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The average guest rating for Maria's Bed & Breakfast is 9.9 out of 10 based on 374 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Maria's Bed & Breakfast at #5 out of 28 hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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Map Marker Maria's Bed & Breakfast
545 Mississauga Street Box 1735, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON