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River Garden House

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53 William Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 4X9, Canada
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River Garden House
Ranked #59 of 90 Stratford B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

River Garden House is well located on the banks of the Avon River. It is an easy walk to the theatres, shops, and restaurants. You can sit in its gorgeous flower garden and watch the swans, eat a picnic lunch, or listen to live music. We have been visiting Stratford for more than 20 years, and this B and B... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great century home with stunning gardens, however, lacking a lot of nice B & B touches. One tiny bar of soap in the bathroom and towels. No shampoo, lotions or any other personal items. No t.v. or clock in the room and no t.v. in the sitting room. Breakfast was store bought quiche, mediocre granola, fruit and cold croissants.... More

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Cleveland, OH
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christine and George Giannakopoulos were thoughtful proprietors who welcomed us with a lovely room with plenty of room of us and our belongings. Their home, bed and breakfast house, is perfectly located so that we were able to explore the town, attend entertainment venues and restaurants on foot. I would highly recommend their establishment for a special visit to lovely,... More

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London, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Check-In – check-in was by the owner's 14-year-old son; adults who ran the B & B were unseen except for breakfast and check-out. There was insufficient on-site parking – we were requested to give the owners our vehicle keys so vehicles could be moved by them as required. There was only space for 2 vehicles side-by-side on the driveway, with... More

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Caledon, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The house has a great location in Stratford and is certainly clean and comfortable but I found it a bit lacking. First, there is no sign saying that this is the River Garden House. Make sure you have the house number and look carefully to see it on the house as you are driving past (not the easiest when you... More

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Carleton, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The house was beautiful, the breakfast was excellent, and the host/hostess were gracious and very accommodating. In addition, the location was right next to Lake Victoria, and within walking distance, via a riverside trail, of town and most of the theaters. If the weather is appropriate, by leaving the window cracked you can hear the river flow, and also ducks,... More

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Ancaster, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

This beautiful, century mansion house is ideally located for theatre going and shopping in lovely Stratford. It backs onto the water and the garden and view are exquisite.The other rooms that I saw were very spacious but unfortunately we were in Room 4 which is very crowded and has a bathroom not much bigger than an airplane lavatory. It does... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights while attending the Stratford festival. It was delightful. It is situated across the river (lake) from the main town but an easy 5 minute walk into town. It is peaceful and quiet with beautiful views and gardens along the river. Our room was large and sunny and overlooked the gardens and river. The bed... More

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
26 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

It's a beautiful peaceful retreat - along side the Lake Victoria, on a quiet tree lined street that houses some gracious older homes and Church. What really impressed me was the terrace and garden - spectacular! This home gives one the feeling of serentiy, tranquility of being out in the country, yet it's close and convenient to everything. The owners... More

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Tecumseh, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

My wife and I spent a weekend at the River Garden B&B in February, 2012: off-season for theatres but still lots to do. River Garden House is north of Lake Victoria/Avon River in a residential neighbourhood but still only 800 metres from downtown Stratford. We walked downtown to shop and to eat lunch on Saturday and for dinner on Saturday... More

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Address: 53 William Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 4X9, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Also Known As:
River Garden House Stratford, Ontario

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