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Explorer House Bed & Breakfast

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   275 Anne Street, PO Box 1434, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S1J0, Canada (Formerly Etherington Manor Bed and Breakfast)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Webster Groves, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are so luxurious. I love the high quality decor. Very clean. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony. Yummy breakfasts and friendly hosts. We took advantage of the 2 block walk to The Old Winery Restaurant and the Zoom bicycle winery tour.

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Rochester, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There was nothing not to love about the Explorer House. I stayed there during a very busy weekend in NOTL and enjoyed solitude, beauty and exceptional hospitality. The Silk Road room is gorgeous--pictures taken in Asia by the hostess herself, adorn the room: along with many other objects and trinkets that made me feel like I was thousands of miles... More

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

All we can say is thank you for such a wonderful review...we love, love, love it! Looking forward to having you visit us again! More

Port Perry, On
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Explorer House has all you could need and want for touring Niagara. The guest rooms are beautiful and of a very high standard. There are common areas for guests that worked well for us as we were four people in two rooms and it was lovely to have a place to chill wine, and then enjoy it together. While we... More

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

Thank you for your recommendation & kind comments. We are happy to hear our common areas worked well for socializing and that you liked so many aspects of staying with us. Thank you for noticing our efforts to try and accommodate dietary concerns - it was our pleasure to make the stay enjoyable for everyone. Looking forward to seeing you... More

Waterloo
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a wonderful 2 night stay at Explorer House. We are repeat guest to this B&B but our first visit with the new Owners Deanna & Alec. The house has been re-decorated beautifully in their own style. Looks fantastic and feels warm, comfortable and homey. Everything is fantastic, the rooms, the breakfast, the knowledge of our hosts about... More

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

So glad to hear you like the changes we have made and thank you for the recommendation! Hope to see you again! More

Midland, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very pleased with the cleanliness and comfort of this B&B. The hosts are very accommodating. We agree with the comments of all the previous reviews so I won't repeat them. We will be recommending Explorer House to our friends. Kudos to Deanna & Alex for creating such an artistic and enjoyable environment. Well done!

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Ajax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was warm and inviting; breakfast was plentiful and delicious. The room decore was excellent and themed from travel around the world. You will have an excellent stay with Deanna and Alec Bishop for your trip to Niagara On The Lake experience. The locaion is far enough from the crowds around the main street of Niagara On The Lake... More

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

It is great to hear you liked the location and want to return again! We will look forward to seeing you again! More

ONTARIO,CANADA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a two night stay at the Explorer House and had a wonderful time as usual.As returning customers of the Etherington Manor we were blow away by the transformation to Alec and Deanna`s style and palate. The beautiful pictures and artifacts from around the world create such a relaxing environment Bravo !!. Location cannot be beat as you... More

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

We are so pleased that you liked the changes we have made. Thank you for the lovely comments and we hope to see you again! More

Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at numerous B&B's in Ontario and England and never felt compelled to write a review before, until now. Deanna and Alec Bishop have been able to strike just the right note, blending luxury with down-to-earth hominess. Every time you walk into a room, you notice something else be it a feature about one of Deanna's photographs or an... More

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

Thank you for your kind words and recommendation! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed not only your stay and the food but also the look, feel & ambiance that we have tried to create. We hope that you will come and stay with us again! More

Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed our at the Explorer House B&B, our bedroom suite was beautiful. It was large, modern, clean, and very comfortable. Our balcony overlooked a large and private backyard with large trees, we sat on our balcony to have a glass of wine and our tea in the evening, it was fabulous. The breakfast was very tasty. We booked... More

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

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! As new owners it is terrific to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. We look forward to having you as guests again. More

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Address: 275 Anne Street, PO Box 1434, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S1J0, Canada (Formerly Etherington Manor Bed and Breakfast)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Niagara-on-the-Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Explorer House Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
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A boutique global styled bed & breakfast in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. This modern, elegantly appointed home has been built specifically to address the needs of Bed & Breakfast guests. Explorer House reflects the owner's passion for travel and offers an opportunity to explore and experience Niagara while staying within an environment of pampered luxury. We have an adult-oriented, smoke free environment with beautifully appointed suites that are uniquely decorated and inspired by different continents. All of the suites are extra-large, and have hardwood floors, private balconies, jetted tubs, separate showers, gas fireplaces and sitting areas. Adjacent to the suites is the guest lounge area complete with a guest refrigerator and coffee maker and a full selection of glassware, with complementary snacks, water, pop, tea & coffee available at all hours of the day. A sunny balcony extends off the guest lounge area. Guests can also relax and enjoy the backyard garden and gazebo. To round out this upscale boutique experience a gourmet three course breakfast will be served at 9am daily, focusing on both local seasonal and artisanal ingredients. ... more   less 
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