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Silken Retreat

570 Johnston Avenue, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C0, Canada
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Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I have stayed at Silken Retreat several times and find it tops in every category. Hosts Priscilla and Ken are warm, interesting and hospitable; the rooms are the ultimate in comfort, cleanliness and attention to detail and the home cooking is fabulous. Set in a beautiful historical home with lovely relaxing sitting room, deck and patio, one couldn't ask for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

This was my first B&B experience and I have to say it might be hard to top. The owner, Priscilla, was great. Very friendly, accommodating to your stay (we came in very late both nights), and of course the breakfasts were incredible. Perfect way to start a day. The service, food, and just the whole charm of the place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

When my daughter began to plan her wedding in Southampton, I began to search for appropriate accommodations for my family (81 year old Mother, my sister and her husband and my son and his Fiancée). The Silken Retreat far exceeded its amazing reviews and let me explain why. Not only is the inn and its grounds beautiful and immaculately clean,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This bed and breakfast is fantastic in every way. The home and grounds are beautiful. The bedroom and ensuite bath are luxurious and comfortable. Every need is provided for from bathrobes to Kuerig coffee maker to sitting areas. The breakfast started with fresh berries and some of the best coffee we've ever had and went on to a delicious breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Silken Retreat is exactly that, the perfect get away in Port Elgin. A stones throw away from downtown (though still very quiet), a 20 minute walk to the beach. There isn't one negative about this perfect B&B. The hosts were very very nice, the house and gardens were immaculate, the breakfast was fantastic! I could go on and on but... More 

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Waterdown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

we were looking to get away for a few days of quiet R&R and were quite hesitant about staying at a B&B because of past experiences. The Silken came at the recommendation of our friends and we are glad we stayed. Priscilla and Ken are wonderful people and made every effort to make us feel right at home. If you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Needed an overnight in Port Elgin to attend a wedding . Saw reviews on Silken Retreat and decided to book........couldn't have made a better choice . The original home dates back to circa 1900 and Ken and Priscilla have over the past 9 years put a lot of thought and effort into renovating this property while keeping its original charm... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We returned to Silken Retreat for a second time for an anniversary celebration. From the moment you arrive you are treated like family at this 5+ star B&B. We stayed in the beautiful McClung Room with its very comfortable king bed, soft linens, and amazing on-suite with Jacuzzi bath. Breakfast by Priscilla and Ken is a wonderful treat that you... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This lovingly restored Victorian house is beautifully decorated and very comfortable - all 3 rooms have a private bathroom. The beds were excellent and everything was squeaky clean. Every tiny detail has been considered, right down to a wine fridge and coffee/tea station on the landing. Breakfast both days was delicious, abundant and beautifully served in a dining room with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was our first B & B experience, and it was great in every way. We found Silken Retreat online and booking went very smoothly. Because of the pictures online we decided to have a nightcap in their garden as opposed to a pub on the main st. Port Elgin and South Hampton offer a very picturesque location with a... More 

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