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D&K Shady Nook

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64 Earl Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6G2, Canada
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D&K Shady Nook
Ranked #15 of 90 Stratford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We enjoyed our stay. They are very generous with their time and home. Very help full and recommend excellent resturants too try. Had great local knowledge. Would stay again, highly recommend the Shady Nook.

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

We appreciate guests who value in the local happenings and stores,our aim is to have a happy visitor. We are glad to be of service,thanks. More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This will be my first choice next time I plan to spend a night in the Stratford area. Doug and Kathy are very welcoming. We felt like guests in their home. Wonderful! They were also able to accommodate my need for a gluten-free breakfast.

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

We look forward to your return and will be pleased to have you and your friends as guests in our home again. Thank you for advising us ahead of your diet restrictions as we try to accommodate the needs to make a stay it's best when ever possible. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Doug and Kathy are such kind, personable, generous hosts. Once again, loved our stay . . . such lovely bedrooms, such a large, bright, cheerful breakfast room, and what a superb location. We don't rent a car so appreciate it's walking distance from all the theatres. Again, their flowers were beautiful, and the pool was available had we wished to... More 

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

I think I am going to blush, we have been blessed with the most gracious guest who make running a B&B so much fun. The Festival, great restaurants and a beautiful setting contribute to making Stratford the best cultural getaway there is, thanks More 

Glenview
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We returned again with our friends from Palatine, Ill. and found the same wonderful welcome from Kathy and Doug. We have been coming to Stratford for almost 20 years and there is something very special about reading on the front porch, sitting in the sun room, enjoying the patio (even when the cushions are wet in the morning), and having... More 

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

We look forward to long time repeat guests just like family coming home. It is always great to you are making visitors to Sratford comfortable and they return with friends. The morning chit chats are always lively as the previous nights performances are an open subject. Come join us, be our guest soon. More 

Evanston,IL USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My wife & I have been staying at the Shady Nook well over 15 years.We return each year because of our very hospitable hosts, Kathy & Doug White. Our bedroom & bath both of good size with lots of dresser & closet space including comfortable chairs for reading.Really good & varied breakfastsii served in a bright room with views of... More 

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

We are pleased to have such great guests year after year. They are full of wonderful stories about home and family. The insight they bring about the plays make for lively breakfast conversations. When they go to a new restaurant the reviews are always helpful in advising future guests where to eat. Thanks for all the visits with us,they have... More 

toronto
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7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was our first trip to Stratford to see a play. When looking for a bed and breakfast, I checked the reviews on trip advisor very carefully. The reviews on this bed and breakfast were very good, so we reserved a room at this location. The interior of the house is so dark with the exception of the breakfast room.... More 

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

We are sorry you where disappointed with our B&B when you spent one day in Stratford. On arrival all guests are asked if they have any allerges or food they do not eat for breakfast etc. We served peameal bacon, not ham. Our pool was closed for two days due to rain and cold weather and I was getting it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have stayed at D&K Shady Nook for the past five years.There is no other place we would stay in Stratford.Kathy and Doug are the perfect hosts.They are helpful and knowledgeable about Stratford.Breakfasts are served in a lovely bright sunroom and are always well balanced and delicious.In addition their location is perfect-walking distance from the center of... More 

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing report on location to downtown and we are glad you enjoyed the gardens while having breakfast in our sunroom. and look forward to your annual visit, thanks to all. More 

Norwalk, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My wife and I were extremely pleased with this bed and breakfast. The food, amenities, location, and friendly atmosphere were nothing short of wonderful. We walked to the festival areas from D & K and found it to be a great way to "ditch" the car and enjoy the Stratford community up close and personal. Thanks for making our 38th... More 

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your anniversary with us. It is always great to hear a guest enjoyed their stay. We try to make each stay a memorable one and appreciate any insight on how to improve. Have a wonderful summer. More 

Guelph, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Solo visitor, exploring the Festival City, D & K went the extra mile for me by arranging a return trip to my home city after my three nights visit. Comfy, spotless room, all amenities, with delightful gardens, excellent full breakfasts. Highly recommended. Sadie is a delight for dog lovers. Repeat visits are understandable, good value and great hosts. Cathy S

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

Having a restful stay with peace and quiet in to-days busy world can be invigerating. It was are pleasure to have you as a guest and aid in arranging your trip home, Sadie say's "Woof" and Bob said "Thanks again" . More 

Highland, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

D&K Shady Nook in Stratford, Ontario is a wonderful place to stay. Just completed a weekend stay and was disappointed we had to leave and look forward to going back. Many thanks to Doug and Kathy for their wonderful service and attention to detail. The rooms were immaculate, the food delicious, the flower gardens beautiful, and the surroundings very peaceful... More 

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Doug W, Owner at D&K Shady Nook, responded to this review

It is great to know you are meeting your guests expectations and their stay was something to make them wish to return. We are always open to hear new ideas and ways to improve. No one knows better than a guest who returns with friends,thanks More 

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Additional Information about D&K Shady Nook

Address: 64 Earl Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6G2, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
D&K Shady Nook Stratford, Ontario

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