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Indian River Brook B&B

#2 Indian River Road | P.O. Box 1629, Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador A0J 1T0, Canada
Indian River Brook B&B
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Doreen Canning is such a warm person and excellent cook. We were surprised with a home-cooked dinner--cod au gratin with a green and apple salad and toasted Parmesan bread followed by a partridgeberry trifle. The breakfast next morning was the best pancake breakfast we ever had--a stack of pancakes with lots of blueberries and other fruit and delicious back bacon.... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The building, rooms, grounds are typical B&B. What makes this special is the hostess/owner. She welcomes you to her home, gives good advice regarding local attractions and restaurants, serves a great breakfast and entertains with the singing of Newfoundland songs.

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Newmarket, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Aug 2, 2014 We recently stayed at the Springdale NL Indian Brook B and B. The room itself was fine (with en suite) but we were not very happy with the feeling of being at "home" or the breakfast. Doreen asked us in the evening if we liked homemade pancakes and Ham. Three of the five people in our group... More 

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Geel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Large, comfortable room. Fresh fruit served at breakfast, which is a plus. Minor remark: I specifically booked and got confirmed the Newfoundland room. Upon arrival the hostess led us to our room "Here is your room, the Labrador", so I said we reserved the Newfoundland room and got as reply "Yes, and I kept you the Labrador one", without any... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stay on July 9th. Lovely country home with very comfortable rooms. Doreen Canning is a very warm and fun hostess. Her breakfast was lovely...pancakes with lots of fruit and yogourt. Doreen also cooks supper if requested. She entertains with her ugly stick, and dancing man. Fun time. Springdale, only a few minutes drive away has a lovely boardwalk and... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wish we could have stayed with Doreen much longer. Beautiful home, impeccably clean and beyond comfortable. She went out her way to make our stay outstanding. Breakfast was such a treat, real yummy. Wish I had that touch. Morning entertainment with spoons, dancing men and her ugli-stick provided a very happy start for the day ahead. This truly was, a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our 2nd stay with Doreen was again outstanding! What a host! Her home is beautiful & very welcoming. Lots to do & see in the region with her advice & suggestions. Special breakfast offerings are delicious, but guaranteed to put on a few pounds. Her musical soirees are special and a real treat. Three night stay for us was too... More 

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Brampton, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Doreen Canning's hospitality among the many B&B's we stayed in in NL, NS, PEI and NB is unsurpassed. She missed none of the important things (things to see, delicious breakfast, charming rooms with beautiful quilted bedspreads, delicious artesian well water). She shared experiences with us and entertained us by playing, and teaching us to play, a few typical NL instruments... More 

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Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

From the moment we entered the front door to long after pulling out of the driveway, we were amazed with the warmth of Doreen and an incredible B&B experience. Kind-hearted and accommodating, Doreen and her beautiful establishment went far beyond what we expected for our first few days of our honeymoon. Everything possible was done to accommodate special needs, from... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I stayed in Doreen's B&B for a night in August and she was so incredibly endearing and intelligent. She has the greatest stories and has such a big heart, which she shares with everyone. She performed traditional Newfoundlander music, using various unique instruments. Not to mention she made a wonderful breakfast for us the following morning. She knew I didn't... More 

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