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Shirley Samantha's Bed & Breakfast

2.5 of 5
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28 Carlotta Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 6S6, Canada
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Ranked #9 of 59 Ottawa B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Just returned from a lovely stay at Shirley Samantha's bed and breakfast. Upon arrival we were treated to yummy toffee and triple chocolate chip cookies. They offered us free cold drinks and the use of a mini fridge, which was great! Room was very clean and queen bed was quite comfortable. My LO slept through the night in her separate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

You'll be more than comfortable in this homey B&B; great decor, wonderful imaginative breakfast and lots of little touches that most places haven't covered. Cynthia is friendly and warm and obviously loves what she does. Don't miss it!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my recent stay at this artistically decorated B&B. I very much loved the decor and it felt very homely. The B&B is located about a thirty minute walk from the town centre but there are buses if you don’t want to walk. The host had bus passes available to purchase if required. Our room was quite spacious... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is THE best hosting experience I've ever had in my life, even compared to 5-star hotels. We stayed in the green room, that is exactly as in the picture, with a nice private bathroom. Actually, towels and sheets are better than the ones I've at home, there are cookies on the table outside of the room and the overall... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Based on TripAdvisor's reviews, my parents and I stayed at this Bed & Breakfast for 4 nights at the end of July/Aug. The hosts Cynthia and Paul were welcoming and kind, Friendly and helpful. The house itself is on a quiet street. Lovely home. Quiet, peaceful. The rooms are spacious, very clean, with great daylight and air conditioning. Free Wifi... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The pictures do not give this place justice. This small and intimate B&B had beautiful decor, artwork and details. Cynthia was very warm and friendly, she even accommodated us for an early breakfast at 7:30 since we had a work shop to attend.The bed was very comfortable and we had a great sleep. The place was spotless and well kept.... More 

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for a night at the start of August. Cynthia was baking cookies on our arrival which were tasty! The room was very tidy & comfortable & we had our own bathroom across the corridor. We slept well & enjoyed a nice breakfast the next morning cooked by Cynthia. The B&B is around a 30 minute walk from... More 

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East Anglia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Fabulous accommodation, great room. Cynthia & Paul were great hosts. We're not Canadian & Cynthia said as it was Canada Day to dress in red & white if we had anything in our luggage. I managed white shorts with a red t-shirt, Cynthia gave us all badges to wear for the day. It was an amazing day walking into the... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is a beautiful place to stay, you feel really at home, but very well looked after, too. Lovely touches like the free soft drinks and home made cookies, and the breakfast was beautiful. Cynthia also gave us great advice on a route to Quebec City, avoiding Montreal which was greatly appreciated. Fantastic value for money, and I would definitely... More 

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Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Just got back yesterday and the reviews were right! Spotless accomodations, helpful but not in any way intrusive owners (Cynthia and Paul) excellent breakfast and refreshments are all in store. It's quiet and welcoming, its easy to navigate to the Center of town from here on foot (about 2 km) but quick by car, taxi or bike, yet you sleep... More 

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