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A Water's Edge Retreat Resort

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827 E. Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 839, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

My husband and I stayed at A Water's Edge Retreat for a couple of days after our wedding in September. We had a wonderfully relaxing time. The beach deck in front of the resort was perfect for some afternoon sunning -- but bring water shoes! The lake bottom here is actually a very smooth and slippery single rock. Our room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We spent three nights at Tim and Beth's lovely Victorian-style house right on the water's edge (thus the appropriate name) of Lake Erie. Situated on the leeward side of Kelleys Island, their home faces Ohio with lots of open water to the east, and is sheltered from some of the more aggressive winds and surf found on the north and... More 

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Worthington, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

If you’ve been on the A Water’s Edge website or read other reviews here, you might well think, “Too good to be true”—but it’s all true!! The photos of this B&B represent the place truthfully. The awards are all real. The house looks like an old Queene Anne structure, but in fact, it was built in the early 1990s to... More 

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Thank Gerald N
Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I cannot say enough about Water's Edge Retreat. Beth and Tim went well beyond most Bed & Breakfasts. Not only were the breakfast offers 5-star but there was sangria in the afternoon and the most fabulous chocolates greeted you when you returned home in the evening. We ate all of our meals either shore side or on the front porch... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Last weekend we spent three relaxing nights at A Water's Edge Retreat. We were warmly welcomed by Tim and Elizabeth as if we were family. The breakfasts were truly amazing with so much to eat, we only had to snack for lunch. Additionally, Tim and Elizabeth really went out of their way to adjust the menu for one of us... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

My husband and I truly needed to get away from all the fast pace and stress of our jobs. We decided to look at Kelley's Island as we had not been there and so happy we found Beth and Tim's B&B! Their resort had the charm we were looking for as well as a view of the lake that was... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

We biked from the ferry along the water's edge road to get here. It was an enjoyable 15 minute ride. The B&B is beautiful on the outside and cozy and clean on the inside. The hosts are super friendly and make you feel at home. The breakfast was bountiful and delicious (especially the strawberry crepes)! The view of the lake... More 

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Concord, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My husband and I were visiting Kelley's Island over Labor Day weekend for the first time. We really didn't know much about the area or where to stay. We were really happy with our choice to stay with Beth and Tim (the owners) of A Water's Edge Retreat Resort. It's one of the most enjoyable B&B's we've ever stayed in.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a nice getaway. We stayed on the third floor so if stairs are a problem choose another floor. But the room was spacious and clean. The weather was chilly but the bed and breakfast was very homey. The breakfasts are as good as other reviews say. Plan on renting a golf cart or bikes as a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

The B & B is really a great place but a bit pricey. They have six rooms. We stayed on the third floor in the only room that sleeps 3 and maybe that's why our room cost $300 for one night. The room was nice, very clean with a private bathroom. The bed was good and firm but not too... More 

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