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Explorer House Bed & Breakfast

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275 Anne Street, PO Box 1434, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S1J0, Canada
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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in neighboring Buffalo, New York, we are familiar with Niagara-on-the-Lake and love making the short trip over the border to this quaint town. In the past, we have opted to stay at one of the larger establishments in town but have been disappointed over the last years. The experience just wasn't that special--the staff didn't seem to care, the... More 

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review Leslie! We love it when our guests have a great time and we were happy to have been part of your mother & daughter get-away. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Eden Ontario
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The accommodation here is beautiful, in a quiet neighbourhood but still not far from the town centre. The rooms are tastefully decorated and spacious. The bathrooms are luxurious with more than enough towels. There are even candles for that romantic soak in the tub and bathrobes are supplied. Our balcony overlooked the beautiful backyard where we had access to a... More 

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona for the lovely review. We are pleased to have been able to make your stay so enjoyable and we hope you will have an opportunity to stay with us again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We have just returned from our 3 week vacation in Ontario and slept in 7 different beds in that time. Without a doubt, this was the highlight of our trip, the best breakfast, best night's sleep, best room and bathroom that we experienced in that time. There isn't one thing we would change. We have been to Canada several times... More 

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Thank T0riplum
D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for such a wonderful and detailed review. I am sure future potential guests will also appreciate all the information you have provided. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip to Canada and that we were able to help make it special for you. We do hope you will have an opportunity to visit us... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I stayed here on our honeymoon and we loved it. It's in a great location, the room was very comfortable and the house is just beautiful! We didn't even have enough time to enjoy everything that this B&B had to offer. The backyard was beautiful and had a hot tub and fire ring. Breakfast was wonderful and... More 

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Thank Liz F
D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, it was such a pleasure to have you here and we feel honoured to have been part of your honeymoon. We wish you and Adam many, many years of happiness and hope you will have an opportunity to celebrate an anniversary (or more :)) with us in the future. Congrats again! More 

Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

My wife and I only spent one night but we really enjoyed Explorer House. Excellent location to use for some time in the NOTL region. The rooms were cozy and clean...great jacuzzi tubs in the bathroom. I loved the balcony from our Cloud Forest Suite. Would love a chance to sit in the backyard around the firepit - next time!... More 

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your visit and the B&B and we were happy to be part of your anniversary celebration. We look forward to having you visit us again. More 

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This is definitely one of the best B&B's we have booked. We spent three nights and hated to leave. The town is a real treasure...flowers, water, wineries, food and history. Deanna and Alec have made a wonderful retreat to start and end busy days. Their home is spacious, well decorated, very comfortable and their attention to the smallest details are... More 

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Thank Jacquelyn S
D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Jacquelyn, we love hearing we are one of the best B&B's you booked :) We hope you will have an opportunity to visit us again! More 

Pensacola Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Our Exployer House stay could not have been more enjoyable! The location is quiet but close to downtown and easy access to wineries, etc. Not only the guest rooms but the lounge areas and the many seating areas outside in the garden offer many places to explore and relax. The hosts are world travelers and the art in their home... More 

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Thank William K
D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Joan & Bill! We are glad you enjoyed all the amenities and touches that we try to offer our guests. It was a pleasure to have you visit us and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Brecksville, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Deanna and Alec's Explorer House B & B is outstanding. We have been staying in bed and breakfast homes to see the Shaw Festival plays for many years now and by now have stayed in quite a few. While all were gracious hosts, Deanna and Alec provide an ambiance that is the most comfortable and spacious of all. We used... More 

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Thank Martha L
D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Martha for such a great review! It was a pleasure to have been able to host all of you and it is wonderful to know you enjoyed your stay so much including the little touches we try to do to make your stay special :) We look forward to seeing you all again! More 

Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Explorer House is a little out of town, but the theatres are still walkable. It is worth the walk. The friendly welcome from hosts Dianne and Alex, along with the beautiful property and yummy breakfast, put Explorer House in a class of its own. I'll definitely be back.

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Anne, thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

London, Canada
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We spent our 35th Anniversary at NOTL and picked the Explorer House based on other recommendations. We were not disappointed!! We have stayed at many B&B's and this one rates at the top! Deanna and Alec have added touches that make the difference - common area for coffee/tea self serve, small basket of snacks, a hot tub, gas fire pit,... More 

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Thank Heather R
D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Heather for such a great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and that you liked the extra little touches we try to do :) Thank you for letting us be part of your special occasion. Happy Anniversary again and hope to see you soon! More 

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