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The Shady Nook

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64 Earl Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6G2, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We are not new to staying at Bed and Breakfast properties. Based on the many excellent reviews on TripAdvisor we expected a level of service we have experienced at other B & Bs in the past. We were a group of seven so we rented the entire house. There are many things to enjoy at Shady Nook. The rooms are... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Shady Nook is situated on a quiet, lovely residential street within perhaps a 5-10 minute walk to the Patterson Theatre, a 10-15 minute walk to the Avon and a 15-20 minute walk from the Festival Theatre. THE DISTANCE FROM THE THEATRES IS IMMATERIAL, HOWEVER. You should go to the Shady Nook because it is a destination all in itself. Molly... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The Shady Nook, under new ownership, continues to be a wonderful place to stay. We felt so welcomed by Mollie and David, loved the scones David bakes each morning and his fritatas or blueberry pancakes or French toast. They share our love for theatre so we enjoyed discussions with them. Comfortable rooms, living room and porches for conversation or reading.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

A couple fairly advanced in age, my husband and I stayed in 2 rooms at Shady Nook B&B in Stratford, Ontario for 3 nights. Our hosts were friendly, and Mollie is a bright light of a person with music in her heart. The rooms and bath were clean and nicely appointed with Canadian art works all round. Thanks to David... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. This is just a lovely B&B, Molly and David are great and made us feel right at home. Breakfast was delicious. David's blueberry scones and omelets are the best. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. Easy to walk to town; about 10 minutes. We will definately stay here next year.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit back to Stratford after an 11 year absence. During the 13 years when my wife and I spent time in Stratford, we experienced many different B & B's and the Shady Nook is right up there at the top. Molly and David are exceptional hosts, their breakfasts are superb, our room was very comfortable and... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My friend, Mary, and I stayed at this lovely B & B twice this summer, and we've already booked for next year. The location is fantastic, within walking distance of all the theaters. The rooms are comfortable, nicely decorated and each room has its own bathroom. The owners, Mollie and David, are warm and welcoming. The breakfasts are fabulous, and... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I spent a weekend here and had a wonderful experience in August 2015. Mollie and David were fantastic hosts! The bed and breakfast was spotless and felt like home. The breakfasts were delicious and the inn was in walking distance of downtown shops and theatres. Mollie was very helpful, lovely, and welcoming. We will definitely come again! Thanks for a... More 

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Beeton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

the shady nook is an easy walk from downtown and from theatres. the owners are very friendly and well organized. they are helpful but not intrusive. they serve an excellent breakfast in a sunny dining room

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have stayed at quite a few B&Bs around the world, and this is one of the best anywhere. The Shady Nook features comfortable rooms with a private, en suite bathroom. They are tastefully decorated, welcoming, and appealing. The rooms are, of course, very clean - spotless might be a better word. The breakfast is excellent! It's not just tasty... More 

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