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Argus House

390 Simcoe Street | P.O. Box 1596, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights. Immaculately clean. Walkable into town or to lake. Outstanding breakfast... the host's "version" of EggMcMuffin but oh so much better! Perfectly poached egg over ham and multi-grain bread, fruit and juice. Great price for the area and personable host. Thanks for a great stay.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was great. Very close, you can rent bikes and go to the wineries. It is also a walking distance from the downtown and the water. It was very clean and the breakfast was great. I highly recommend this place.

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Caledonia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I was attending an evening event and booked at Argus House. The location was near the historic town, the room was clean and breakfast was good. There is not much else you could ask for. We did not care as others did that there were no tv's, we were out anyway. The owner was friendly and let us stay parked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Given its location in a very popular tourist location this B&B does all you can want in this price range. I feel previous reviews are unfairly judging it against more expensive B&Bs and hotels. Our front-facing King room was spotless with a large bathroom and shower. King Bed was very comfortable. Linen and towels were top of the range designer... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We checked in and I was kind of worried when we drove up to the place, the grounds don't look like the picture, the property outside needs a little love. However, there is parking and it's nicely located. I have only stayed at one B&B before and it was a wonderful experience and different from this one. When you arrive,... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

If you are only interested in price and location, this is the place for you. If you want charm and hospitality this is not for you. No one 'home' when you arrive...instruction on how to get in and which room is yours. No common spaces, no access to refrigerator (we bring wine and like to have a glass before we... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We've stayed in many B&Bs and this wasn't quite what we expected but was OK. No one was home when we arrived but there was a note welcoming us and telling us which room was ours. We entered our phone no. on a keypad to get into the house. (We later discovered the lock didn't work and the house was... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Argus House was my first stay at a B&B. I've been reluctant to book a stay at a B&B because my idea of a vacation is solitude, but I've heard good things about B&Bs in general so I thought I'd give it a try. Thankfully it was a great experience! Jim, the owner, made a delicious breakfast each morning that... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Hubby booked at Argus several weeks ago. Full discussion of our needs specifically Internet as we are working while on the road We arrived mid afternoon Innkeeper not home. We found printed instructions for Internet access but could not connect and my computer utility indicated no Internet access. We found phone number for "Jim" the Innkeeper,reached him. "Oh, yeah, my... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We book this on line and ignored some of the comments, they were often unjustified. We found Jim an amiable host who left you to your own devices without crowding you with conversation. The rooms were clean and well presented and showed remarkable value for the area. We would book this again, thank you Jim

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