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Making Waves Boatel

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539 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G3, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pennellville
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife surprised me with a weekend stay at the Making Waves Boatel berthed in Toronto harbor. Close to everything, never touched our car for the entire stay. Ted and Diane are amazing hosts with many recommendations and stories to tell. We sere their last guest of the summer season staying with them in late September. Several weeks later they... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Boatel is the perfect escape from the ordinary to the extraordinary. There is a special pleasure to being on the calm of the water with the activity of the city so close. Walking distance to downtown, and any number of fabulous entertainment and restaurants. Breakfast on the back open deck is a treat of a lifetime. Diane and Ted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had a really perfect stay at the boatel. The two owners Diane & Ted are awesome. The breakfast was delicious. The location of the boat in close to the city with an amazing view on the Ontario lake. I will definitively recommend this hotel whatever is your trip in Toronto.

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Pennellville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary at Making Waves Boatel and were so pleased with our choice of accommodations. Ted and Diane's bed and breakfast is outstanding in every way. Breakfasts were superb! Diane took my dietary restrictions in stride and produced amazing dishes. The marina is close enough to downtown restaurants and attractions that you can park your car... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Choosing to stay at The Making Waves Boatel in Downtown Toronto was the best choice I could have made. The location was perfect! Just minutes from everything I wanted to visit during my stay. A mere 5 minute walk from the island airport, the Ripley's Aquarium, CN Tower and Rogers Centre. The view was amazing! Surrounded by water and beautiful... More 

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Perth
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Unique experience in downtown Toronto. We spent four, very enjoyable, days at the boatel and would happily recommended it to everyone. The cabins are a bit on the neat side (as expected) but very comfortable, but most of the boat is available with different areas to relax in. The whole boat is maintained to the highest standards with an excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

What a fabulous location for a Bed or should I say Boat and Breakfast. Nestled in the corner of the Toronto harbor, literally in the heart of downtown Toronto, Ted and Diane Greene host one of the best B&B'S we have ever experienced. Separated from the street noise of the city by a beautiful green belt park , you feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Wonderful hosts make your stay at this unique b & b an unforgettable experience. You will receive a very personalised service, taylored to your needs. Thank you once again for your hospitality! If you are thinking of booking accommodation in Toronto, don't hesitate.

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Farragut, Tennessee
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I really enjoyed my 2 nights at the Boatel. It was so different as to compared with other B&B's, unique in many ways. I'm a bit claustrophobic so it was easy for me to migrate top side quickly. Their wasn't the typical chester drawers to unpack the luggage, so departmentalize your luggage economically. The loo had some restrictions relative to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you are looking for a unique experience-choice location-top notch hospitality and like to be near the water in the heart of everything - you will LOVE the Boatel. Diane and Captain Ted are terrific ambassadors for the city ready to help make your visit special and complete in every way. As longtime residents of Toronto- they have great passion... More 

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