We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

DownHome Bed and Breakfast

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
DownHome Bed and Breakfast
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"},"moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 23: English reviews
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our many visits to Niagara-on-the-Lake we had always stayed in hotels. Our last time we stayed in a bed-and-breakfast was over 20+ years ago. We decided it was time to try again. We found DownHome on the hotels.com website. We were able to reserve our room within a week to 10 days prior to our arrival which is difficult... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lysa S
Oakville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was very nice and walking distance to everything. Made you feel very comfortable and very down to earth people. The back yard was very relaxing and beautiful. Nice Lighting at night time I would go again.

Helpful?
Thank heatherj0nes
Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Positive: - The rooms were Nice and cozy. - Good location about 10 minute walk from town. - Great Patio with lots of trees and flowers making it feel very secluded. Negatives: - Fixed 8:30 breakfast, other B&B typically offer a time range. - Heavy breakfast, couldn't just have fruit and toast. - Hosts were too talkative at times. In... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank MPizzleBG
Toronto
Level Contributor
93 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

A quaint bed and breakfast in Niagara on the Lake. Good breakfasts, accommodating couple who run it. Facilities could use a freshen up. Perhaps ceiling fans in the bedrooms would be helpful. Satisfactory lodgings, nice people, good breakfasts.

Helpful?
Thank krof
Beaver, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We had a pleasant and enjoyable weekend at DownHome. Our friends and us traveled to Niagara on the Lake for a relaxing and enjoyable week and we definitely enjoyed ourselves. James and Sandy the owners were very pleasant and helpful. Breakfast was delicious both days we stayed. The our rooms and the common areas were neat and tidy, my wife... More 

Helpful?
Thank Paul Z
Oberlin, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The room was quite comfortable. The breakfasts were very tasty. The proprietors' hospitality was lovely. That's the trifecta for a B&B. The proprietors were very helpful in planning our siteseeing. We decided to check out local wineries. They made uniformly good recommendations (particularly Colaneri!) and provided chits for free tastings and maps so we could find our way around. When... More 

Helpful?
Thank Will C
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

The first sign this place needs some TLC is when you pull up and the white plastic urns out front have a couple of old logs thrown in them. This could be a beautiful place if the owners cared more, but instead we had a mediocre experience for a lot of money. Not right in the downtown core, it not... More 

Helpful?
Thank CPWing2014
Kingston, Canada
Level Contributor
30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were in town for a wedding recently and stayed at the DownHome. The experience was definitely unique. The building itself is nice, although the decor is eccentric. Location is great and within walking distance of downtown. Our room itself was clean and very comfortable, although the bathroom was dated and I was surprised that there was no TV (there... More 

Helpful?
Thank David F
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
123 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I recently stayed with Jim and Sandy and they were nothing but helpful and gracious. Thanks! The main floor of the B&B is well decorated with lots of little lovely touches, courtesy of Sandy, I am sure, The back deck and yard are just perfect spots to rest and read. The room I had "the Bordeau" faced the front of... More 

Helpful?
Thank CanadianJourneywoman
Buffalo, NY
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stayed at DownHome for our first wedding anniversary, and were impressed with the owners, Sandy and James, then. Well, this time, for our tenth anniversary, we decided to return, and certainly weren't disappointed with our choice! The inside of the B&B hasn't changed a lot from what we could tell, and was still comfortable, with lovely furnishings. But they've... More 

Helpful?
Thank Manda903
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

3 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Niagara-on-the-Lake hotels
0.3 mi away
Copper Dreams Bed and Breakfast
Copper Dreams Bed and Breakfast
#64 of 181 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
5.0 of 5 stars 74 reviews
0.9 mi away
The Porch and Pillow
The Porch and Pillow
#59 of 181 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
5.0 of 5 stars 21 reviews
0.6 mi away
The Old Bank House
The Old Bank House
#98 of 181 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
4.0 of 5 stars 89 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 mi away
Apple Tree Historic Bed and Breakfast
Apple Tree Historic Bed and Brea...
#49 of 181 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
4.5 of 5 stars 136 reviews
0.2 mi away
Historic Lyons House
Historic Lyons House
#32 of 181 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
5.0 of 5 stars 211 reviews
0.2 mi away
WeatherPine Inn
WeatherPine Inn
#36 of 181 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
5.0 of 5 stars 215 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to DownHome Bed and Breakfast. Our gracious Georgian house offers elegance wrapped an air of tranquility and luxury. DownHome is located in the center of the Olde Towne, with a leisurely stroll to Queen Street and its unique shops, boutiques, theaters, and fine restaurants. Each of our three guestroom has luxurious queen size pillow top mattress bed, full ensuite bath, sitting area, mini fridge and scenic view of our picturesque gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DownHome Bed and Breakfast

Address: 93 William Street | PO Box 1457, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Niagara-on-the-Lake
Price Range: $161 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — DownHome Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Booking.com, Travelocity, Expedia and Priceline so you can book your DownHome Bed and Breakfast reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay