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Mackechnie House Bed and Breakfast

173 Tremaine Street, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2Z2, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 8 travelling in the Prince Edward County and Cathryn's place was amazing! The house is clean, spacious and the rooms were tastefully decorated. Cathryn is a great host and chef and made our stay memorable!!

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ssstormy, Owner at Mackechnie House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I think you jeunes filles were pretty amazing too! More 

Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The bed and breakfast is in a big old home with interesting decor. The breakfast was great. My artist wife loved our room. We found a large festival was going on in the morning and enjoyed the art and craft shops and live music.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Lovely historic home, with a wonderful private and serene back garden. Gourmet breakfast that beats all other B & B we have experienced. Cathryn was a very gracious host, and she made a lovely picnic which we thoroughly enjoyed on the beach.

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ssstormy, Owner at Mackechnie House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer- Thank you so much for your kind words- I hope you enjoyed your picnic. I also hope to see you both again some day. Cathryn More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My girlfriend and I came to Cobourg for a weekend getaway and discovered Mackechnie House Bed and Breakfast; we were immediately enamoured. It was as if we had escaped to a world where creativity, incredible service and delicious home made food were valued above all else. From the second we walked in the door to the second we left we... More 

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ssstormy, Owner at Mackechnie House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Oh my! I can't say enough about these guests - it was a pleasure and more to be in their company and to be able to accommodate their needs - they were both unfailingly gracious and appreciative ( and a delight to be involved with in conversation w More 

Toronto, ON
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My husband and I spent one night at Mackechnie House and Bed and Breakfast and had a wonderful time. The breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Cathryn is a professional caterer and you won't be disappointed with the food. I really like the house because it has a majestic feel to it. Cathryn is so personable and made our stay so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I first contacted Cathryn to discuss her private catering services, and in the process was lucky enough to enjoy two fantastic meals at the Mackechnie House. The home has a vibrant character, and is in a great location to downtown Cobourg. Cathryn is very open to ideas and demonstrated willingness to accommodate us as her guests. Her cooking is fantastic,... More 

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ssstormy, Owner at Mackechnie House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I wish I knew who you were so I could personally thank you but please know how pleased I am with your kind words. Hope you return some day. Cathryn More 

Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Jill and I decided earlier this year to go away for a couple building weekend once a month. We decided on bed and breakfast accommodation in charming historical architecturally vibrant cities and towns. We had another wonderful weekend away. We chose MacKechnie House an 1834 home. I met the lovely Cathryn Thompson, the owner over the phone when I made... More 

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We arrived at this B&B early. Katherine, our hostess, greeted us at the front door. She was charming and showed us around the property explaining that the house had been built in the mid 1800's. The room was large, bright and beautifully decorated. Katherine was able to explain the attractions in the town of Cobourg which is a beautiful little... More 

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The house and its contents (books, art, antiques) are full of character and interest. In Ontario it's not often you get to stay in a house built in 1840! Cathryn is a gracious host and an excellent cook--the breakfasts were incredible, made with fresh, seasonal, local foods. If you're looking for something more interesting than a four-star hotel, this is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

As claimed by the Mackechnie Website, there is no Wi-Fi connection or cable at all. There is poor water supply or water pressure on the third floor (Attic) washroom. The water went off when I was showering-nightmare. The cats owned by Cathryn jumped on to the dining table when we were having our breakfast and almost put his mouth in... More 

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ssstormy, Owner at Mackechnie House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am sorry my guest had so many issues with the stay here- perhaps there were misunderstandings on both sides. The reservation was made under the names of two adults and one little dog in their company. The rate quoted was for two people - my web site shows the additional rate for a third person. After the three guests... More 

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