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The Waddell

1 Walton Street, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 11 Port Hope B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The location was perfect within walking distance of the lovely and historic downtown. Its location on the river was perfect for taking an evening stroll. We arrived several hours before check-in and the staff couldn't have been more accommodating and got us into our room by the time we finished having a quick lunch on their patio. In particular Kathryn... More

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Ajax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My wife and I live a 40 minute drive west of Port Hope and take the leisurely, interesting drive along the lakefront through Bond Head a couple of times a year (exit at Mill Street from Hwy 401). This was our first time eating at the Waddell and it certainly won't be our last. My wife had Quiche and I... More

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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at The Waddell Hotel in Port Hope. Our room was on the top floor of the historic hotel with a view of the Ganaraska River. It was spacious and best of all I could open the window riverside and fall asleep to the sound of rushing water. We decided to have dinner in the hotel's Trattoria... More

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Caledon, Canada
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

What a great spot in downtown Port Hope. I stayed two nights at this hotel and was impressed in every facet. Rooms were large, very comfortable and very quiet. I stayed on the 3rd floor and had a queen room overlooking the river - great view and very good nights sleep (even though it only lasted five hours). The morning... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Very nice place at top dollar rates. The relatively high price makes me judge this a bit harder but for the most part, it's a good choice. Great location, nicely restored building, welcoming atmosphere, tastefully done. You get a front door key since there are no services later at night - just like a B&B. The bed was comfortable, wifi... More

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Had an enjoyable stay at The Waddell while visiting Port Hope. The room was very large with high ceilings and lots of windows. Although right on the corner, it was surprisingly quiet at night. Enjoyed a nice drink in the bar downstairs and then headed to the sister restaurant "Black Beans" for a great dinner. The continental breakfast was totally... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Home to Trattoria Gusto - Sustainable fish, beautiful quaint bar, creative salads, amazing meat pasta and wines. River-side, salmon run in season, great patio. Located in a cute boutique hotel with rustic ambiance and old wood floors everywhere - will try! Old movies playing behind the bar. Loving the lampshades! Beautiful sunny afternoon in Port Hope. Great coffee!!

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the Inn. Service was friendly. We arrived at noon expecting to have to wait until check-in but our room was ready so we got the keys right away. Our room was clean and large with nice furniture and plenty of sitting areas. The restaurant had an old rustic charm with friendly staff... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The staff is so friendly, the room we had was very pretty and quite large. The only problem we had was the bed wasn't very comfortable and there weren't enough pillows. The bar downstairs is really nicely decorated, a great place to go for a drink. We then had dinner at their sister restaurant down the street called Black Beans... More

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Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We stayed here on our wedding night! We had the room with the balcony overlooking the river, was absolutely beautiful! The room had high ceilings, was very large, beautiful furniture and was overall a wonderful place to stay. Would definitely recommend to anyone! Gusto wine bar downstairs is also an added bonus!

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Address: 1 Walton Street, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Port Hope
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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