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Avalon Bed & Breakfast

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539 Besserer Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6C6 , Canada
Avalon Bed & Breakfast
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic B & B not far from all the main attractions in Ottawa with parking outside as a bonus. Christine provided a lovely breakfast and was very welcoming - giving us some top restaurant tips. Would recommend staying here. Also, Apollo is super cute!

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Minden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My husband and I just spent the weekend at the Avalon Bed and Breakfast in Ottawa. This was the perfect choice for us. The location is close to the Byward market and many other great sites. Christine was a wonderful hostess. She tries hard to please and wants your stay to be wonderful. She was very knowledgeable about Ottawa and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This being our first B&B experience, we weren't sure what to expect. Christine made us feel right at home and we settled in for 4 lovely nights in the Ashwood. The house is full of character. Breakfasts were delicious, bed was comfy and room was very cozy! This B&B is situated a short walk from all "the sights" but if... More 

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Minden, Ontario
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My friend and I recently visited Ottawa and this is the first time of many, many times staying in Ottawa that I have booked a B&B. What a wonderful experience. We had the good fortune of having the upper level of the house and each had our own rooms with an adjoining bathroom. The best part was that the upper... More 

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Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We recently stayed at the Avalon while visiting our son at the university. The B&B far exceeded our expectations. Situated on a quiet charming residential street the Avalon is very conveniently located. On street parking can be a little difficult (it is a large city after all) but parking spaces have been reserved at an apartment complex a block away... More 

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Christine is an extremely welcoming person and very knowledgable about her city. From recommendations on eating establishments (all price points and variety) to directions regarding public transportation, which I alternated with walking to the downtown core. My room with private bathroom was cozy (with windows that opened, which I loved) and the breakfasts were delicious. When I got caught in... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Christine was a great hostess providing us with lots of very useful information about Ottawa when we arrived as well as some great tips about where to eat. The local Ethiopian restaurant was a memorable and excellent meal. Christine cooked some wonderful breakfasts - the berry pancakes were sublime. Our room was very clean, comfortable and spacious and wifi was... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I stayed at the Avalon while getting my son settled in to his first year at the University of Ottawa. From the moment Christine opened the door to her beautiful Bed and Breakfast I was struck by her kind, friendly, engaging, and welcoming presence. She insisted on carrying the heaviest items of the luggage up the stairs to the Ashwood... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We absolutely loved Avalon B&B! The home has been renovated and beautifully decorated in tasteful, neutral colours with very thoughtful touches. The location is great for walking with everything pretty close by. We never realized what a great “walking city” Ottawa is and, with a hearty breakfast and good walking shoes, you can get around to see almost everything on... More 

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Marmora, Canada
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I visited Ottawa for the first time (July 21) and decided to try a B&B. We chose the Avalon for it's location and reviews on Tripadvisor. The owner, Christine, greeted us on our arrival and even carried our suitcase to our room. We chose the Pewter room, which was spacious with it's own balcony with a tree... More 

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