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Making Waves Boatel

539 Queens Quay West | HtO Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #2 of 121 Toronto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Farragut, Tennessee
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27 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Chicago, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique experience, moored at the lovely Toronto waterfront,. The hosts will spend plenty of time with you helping you to plan your day's activities- they really want you to have a great time. Breakfasts were creative and delicious.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for something different then this is the place to stay in Toronto. Captain Ted and Diane are the perfect hosts. Very helpful couple and delicious breakfasts. They truly enjoy meeting people from all over the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the most wonderful experience both myself and my girlfriend (who was the amazing girl to find the Boatel) could have hoped for, not only were Diane and Captain Ted very welcoming and friendly, they made us feel truly special during our 7 night stay. The breakfasts were delicious and different every day, the most itself is beautiful and... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Toronto and the boatel is a very welcoming, relaxing environment to arrive to after a long plane journey. Both Diane and Captain Ted are wonderful hosts full of local knowledge and ideas of how to fill your stay. Very helpful on how to get around and very friendly they made me fell very welcome.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Location, Hospitality and the Uniqueness of the experience gave my husband, ten year old daughter and I a fabulous visit to Toronto. Being in the core of downtown within walking distance of the CN Tower, Aquarium, Music Garden, Harbour Front, and even the CNE and yet having peaceful water space around us was exceptional. Diane and Ted are a wealth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

It is a very nice boat docked right in the downtown harbor with a relaxing ambience and amazing views. What is more important is that Diane and Ted did make us feel at home with their professionalism and loving hearts. They were also very considerate. It was an experience we will never forget. We also miss the tasty and creative... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was our second visit to Toronto and to the Boatel. After our first awesome experience on this boat there was no doubt that the Boatel would be our destination. Staying there with Diane and Ted was like being with friends. Diane had so much info on Toronto it was like having our own tour guide. The info that she... More

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Boatelboat, Owner at Making Waves Boatel, responded to this review

We are so glad you came back to spend your 30th anniversary with us. See you again soon. Diane & Captain Ted More

Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We've stayed at tons of B&B's over the years but Boatel is probably among our top 5. We weren't sure what to expect given that this was a boat but it was fabulous. I am a light sleeper but slept like a baby each night. Diane and Ted were fabulous hosts and so knowledgeable about Toronto - not to mention... More

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Boatelboat, Owner at Making Waves Boatel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your lovely comments. Thank you! See you next summer. More

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Address: 539 Queens Quay West | HtO Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown Toronto , Harbourfront
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