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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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Philipsburg, Canada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

"The twain shall meet" in this brilliantly decorated home where one can relax surrounded by the charm of the 1800's while enjoying the modern conveniences of to-day. Every room and meal was a masterpiece of creativity which truly reflected the warmth of our host. I felt the lazy hazy days of summer while relaxing on the front porch surrounded by... More 

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

Shelley - thank you so much. You were all a treat to be with and I love the photo9s you took. Cathryn More 

Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cathryn Thompson has done a great job with this historic B&B. She makes you feel welcome and is very helpful in selecting restaurants and things to do in Cobourg. The rooms are pleasant and well appointed. Breakfast is a high point. Cathryn is a marvelous cook with superb presentation for breakfast. If you are cycling on the Waterfront Trail this... More 

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

Dear Ken and Catherine- It was a pleasure meeting you and I am so happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to write. Cathryn More 

Sudbury, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Mackechnie House for a 1 night stay while passing through Cobourg. The House was built in 1840 and definitely retains its original charm and beauty. The old wood doors, high ceilings, huge windows and large rooms make us feel like we were living the privileged life in the 19th century. Our innkeeper was charming, and our breakfast... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write. I do hope you return some day. How fortunate I am to be in a business where so many lovely people cross my path. More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Mackechnie house for 1 week. We were looking for a quiet place to rest, go to beach and discover this part of the lakeside. We were very surprised to see this charming place, unique decoration, home atmosphere and delicious breakfasts. I especially like meeting different people around the table in dining room and was fascinated to have... More 

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

Thank you and the pleasure was mine. Cathryn More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend stayed here for one night this past long weekend. Being my first b&b stay I was more than impressed with Mackechnie House. Catherine was a great host who was very warm and welcoming. The house was very charming with unique rooms and interesting artwork throughout. Its location was perfect for us as it is a quick... More 

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

Thank you and I do hope you return one day. I am fortunate to be in this business. More 

Guangzhou, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cathryn's house is spacious and beautifully decorated. The rooms are large and beds are very comfortable. Being in a quiet neighbourhood by the lake, it's a perfect place to get away from large cities to relax yourself. Cathryn is a gracious and caring host, easy to talk to. We enjoyed our stay there very much. 非常值得推荐!房间宽大舒适,环境幽静,主人优雅有礼。距离湖畔步行三分钟,距离镇中心商业区开车不超过十分钟,非常方便。是我个人在加拿大两周期间最满意的一处住宿。

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Dear Chris - It is guests like you who make my occupation a pleasure. Thank you for your kind words and i do hope you return one day. Cathryn More 

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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I think you jeunes filles were pretty amazing too! More 

Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 10 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 

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