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The Old Rectory

218 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H4, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 89 Stratford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle F Northville, Michigan
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Northville, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Old Rectory is a stellar, exemplary bed and breakfast. We will definitely return on our next trip to Stratford. Kim and Kevin are welcoming, charming hosts who saw to our every need, and the rectory and grounds are beautiful and inviting. Our room was clean and comfortable, and the common areas are uniquely decorated and equally comfortable. The homemade,... More

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The rectory is easy to get to,being located on the main road .The location is convenient as it is only 10 to15minutes walk to either theater .Our visit revolves around theaters ,so after return from a matinee we do not feel rushed if we are booked for an evening performance .Meals at the rectory are indeed gourmet , plentiful and... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We always love to return to Stratford to see Kevin, Kim and Conor. It is like a homecoming, returning to familiar friends and a most friendly, cozy environment. We have been returning to the same home for more than 10 years. That should express how special the Old Rectory is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Last year we reviewed very positively this great B&B and our recent visit made a similar impression on us. However this time we did something different. Kevin, our host, is also a first rate chef and offers his guests the opportunity to have dinner in-house on several nights a week - a 3 course meal for $50 a person -... More

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We recently stayed at The Old Rectory and loved every moment of our stay. Peaceful and beautiful surroundings, friendly hosts, and a fantastic breakfast. We especially loved the large porch overlooking the garden. We will be sure to return! Beth

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This B&B certainly has to be the most professionally family run accommodation of its type that I've ever had the pleasure to stay in. With the husband and wife team being chefs, the food is second to none. The breakfast is so fresh even the breads and jams are made on site. If you get a chance, book the evening... More

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Evanston, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We visited Stratford this Fall after an absence of several years and were delighted to discover the Old Rectory for the first time. The location is very convenient to the various theaters and the accomodations could not have been better. We had a lovely, comfortable room on the ground floor. Kim and Kevin were warm and gracioust hosts who provided... More

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We have been staying at the Old Rectory for over 10 years. Kim and Kevin are wonderful hosts and are always so gracious and accomodating. We reserve a whole year ahead to make sure we can stay at our favourite B&B. The breakfasts are absolutely delicious and we linger over coffee with our friends in the comfortable sunroom and read... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We could not have chosen a better place than The Old Rectory to spend our anniversary weekend. Its charm and warmth, the hospitality of its owners, not to mention their outstanding culinary talents, turned our visit into a real treat. We highly recommend this place.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We usually spend a weekend together with our best friends to celebrate our anniversaries. This year being our 50th. we decided to go to Stratford. We all love older homes and antiques. We studied all the B&B's in the area and decided upon The Old Rectory, We were not disappointed with a thing, other then we had to go home.... More

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Address: 218 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H4, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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We both share a passion for good wholesome food. Kevin has worked previously for 15 years in some of the U.K.'s and Irelands finest Country Inns and Restaurants before moving to Stratford in 1993. Kim is a native of Stratford and has traveled extensively on a Private Yacht catering to crew and invited guests. Both of us now enjoy life together in the great community of Stratford with our son Conor among family and friends. Together we hope to nourish your body and soul. ... more   less 
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