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Avalon Bed & Breakfast

539 Besserer Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6C6 , Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked The Ashwood Suite (top floor/attic): 2 bedrooms connected with a bathroom, for 3 nights. Kevan Benner & his spouse, Cassie, were in the process of taking over & moving into the Avalon (already own the Benner B&B which is other half of the semi-detached house). Our hosts were quite helpful, very personable & approachable no matter the time of... More 

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canada
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This home is located in a lovely older neighborhood, right near the central core of the city. If you walk around the neighborhood you will see numerous embassies, consolates and historical buildings and you can also stroll through a park along the Rideau river. At the same time, there is a busy main road with food stores and restaurants just... More 

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all - the breakfast is FANTASTIC. Seriously - my favorite meal each day was breakfast. She made a great eggs benedict and excellent chocolate/banana pancakes. The parking is free and just a 3 minutes walk from the house. It's about a 30 minute walk to parliament. We did stay in Van Gogh. Usually I don't mind a double... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I really enjoyed this B&B. The food was really good, the house is charming, the host was helpful and charming, and nothing about it was not pleasing. All in all, a great B&B. I would definitely stay there again!

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Thank Owen H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Over the last four years, I have enjoyed staying at Avalon three or more times per year when I have traveled to Ottawa on business. Christine has always been a warm and friendly hostess, very welcoming and helpful throughout the course of my stays. She serves fabulous breakfasts, served at staggering times, and gives great suggestions for restaurants and must-see... More 

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Thank Lynda C
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

we spent 8 nights there because we saw no point in looking elsewhere during our stay. The location was ideal and central, the bedroom was immaculate and kept that way during our stay as was the whole home. The best part was the daily incredible breakfasts. In 8 days we enjoyed 8 different breakfasts which was a great way to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

This is a lovely B&B located in a quiet part of Ottawa. Christine is an approachable, well-informed and friendly host who makes fabulous breakfasts and gives great suggestions for restaurants and must-see attractions. It feels just like home and the ambiance is calming.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This B&B is situated in the best location near downtown Ottawa. Pristine clean ( as I am a germ and bug phobic ) this place definitely surpassed my expectations. Beautifully decorated rooms and art to admire throughout gave nice ambiance. Christine was a gracious host and her breakfasts were a culinary delight! I would definitely stay here again and would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in October. The B&B is in a quiet residential location about a 20 minute walk from the Parliament Building. We arrived earlier than we had said but we were welcomed anyway. The room was well-appointed, clean and very comfortable. Christine is an excellent host and cook and provided two different but equally delicious breakfasts.... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stayed two nights in I believe the Pewter Room. The entire property is kept very tidy and exceptionally clean. The location is close either to walk or make a short drive downtown, whichever suits your preference. Christine was very pleasant, welcoming and helpful both during our arrival and throughout the course of our stay. Breakfast is served at staggered... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Turn of the century charm, modern decor, delicious breakfast and great service all within a 15-20 min walk to the Rideau Canal, Parliament buildings, and the ByWard Market. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avalon Bed & Breakfast

Address: 539 Besserer Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6C6, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $65 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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