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The Barracks Inn

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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Welcome to The Barracks Inn Boutique Hotel, an exquisite luxury inn located in the Ancaster Village. This remarkable venue blends classic historic character with elegance and well-thought design. The enchanting old stone barracks, a century stone building, began its life in the early 1800's, serving as a barracks for British soldiers. After an interesting history, the property has been restored and renovated to serve as The Barracks Inn, Ancaster's only boutique inn. Luxury is fragrant throughout the Historic Inn with well-appointed bedrooms and common areas to spoil you. The Barracks Inn features 18 luxuriously appointed rooms, subtly blending unique period décor with the finest of modern guest amenities. As Ancaster's only luxury boutique inn hotel, attention to detail is in everything we do. Each room has been individually designed with fabrics and materials chosen for their colours, contours and textures drawing from the historic elegance with modern day indulgence. Amenities and furnishings for each of the 18 bedrooms have been hand selected and when it comes to comfort, we've thought of it all. This unique boutique inn will cater to the leisure and business traveller. Featuring conference/meeting/group facilities, Spa Packages, Golf Packages, Couple/Romance package, and Holiday/Winter Packages.. The Barracks Inn is conveniently located within walking distance of the Ancaster Mill, a most popular wedding venue. Also within walking distance the Ancaster Village has great shopping with many boutique stores, The Spa at Ancaster, many dining options such as Cavallo Nero's, the Rousseau House restaurant and lounge, and many more. Just a short distance from international airports including John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport or Hamilton International, and only 70 km from Toronto Pearson Airport is wonderfully convenient yet retains a tranquil and undisturbed setting. Ancaster is in southern Ontario and is a scenic suburb of Hamilton. It is situated beside Ontario's Niagara Escarpment and the town is home to an abundance of natural beauty offering many enjoyable recreational activities, as well as offering an array of shopping and dining opportunities. Visitors will find much to do in this picturesque town, such as spending time at the Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum, visiting many of our conservation areas along the Bruce Trail and our many cascades and waterfalls such as the Tiffany Falls, Sherman Falls, and the Hermitage Falls just to name a few . Golf enthusiasts will enjoy playing a round or two at the Knollwood Golf Course, Ancaster also hosts a number of fun annual events throughout the year.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We had a wonderful stay at the Barracks Inn the staff were so accommodating and the Inn was impeccable in cleanliness, beauty and amenities the breakfast was a full hot meal which was perfect. Definitely a home away from home right down to the chocolate macadamia cookies in the
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We visited last weekend for one night as we had toured McMaster U. The property was lovely and even though it was a historic property, it had been redesigned to have all the amenities a modern traveller would expect. The historic look and feel was still there too. There is
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Fantastic boutique hotel. Really makes you appreciate that so many hotel experiences are generic, chain events that are dehumanizing at best. The Barracks Inn made us feel like we stayed at a unique, family run establishment that relied on our trade, as opposed to thinking of
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Response from ShaneR1500, Guest Relations Manager at The Barracks Inn
Responded Mar 8, 2019
Thank you for your review. We are very proud of our inn and we are here for our guest and to create a special experience for our guests. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again.
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Lovely stay. Big rooms. Real fireplace in lobby. Safe open stairwells. Comfortable beds. Great shower. Nespresso machines. Staff pleasant. Decor a little spartan, a plant or two would nice. Peep holes in room doors are too high, need to be 6’ tall to see out. Beds and
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Response from ShaneR1500, General Manager at The Barracks Inn
Responded Feb 5, 2019
Thank you so much for the review and your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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After discovering this gem it is the only place we will stay when were in the Hamilton area. It's wonderfully removed from the hustle and bustle of Hamilton. The rooms are beautifully decorated with many thoughtful touches. The staff is friendly and very helpful. It's close
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Response from ShaneR1500, Guest Relations Manager at The Barracks Inn
Responded Feb 5, 2019
Thank you for the review. We are so pleased you have found our "gem". Hope to see you again!
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Do you have a gym?
We do not have a gym on site but there are several gyms in the area
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are large dogs allowed?
Large dogs are welcome :-)
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Is your hotel near Albion falls, and how far a drive would it be?
It's about a 12-15 minute drive along the Linc (city highway).
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Im allergic to pet dander. Do you have absolutely pet-free rooms?
Pets are restricted to our pet friendly rooms. These rooms are located on the first floor and are the only two rooms that we allow pets in. We also have a very strict policy on this. In addition to restricting our 4 legged furry travelers to pet friendly rooms only, at checkout those rooms undergo a deep clean process. When booking a reservation online please see that the pet friendly rooms are designated as such. Or should you call us directly please just let the guest service agent know you have a pet allergy. We look forward to hosting you and safe travels.
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Are there laundry facilities at the hotel or nearby?
Yes laundry facilities are near by..... speak with a Guest Service Agent for more details and perhaps we might even be able to sneak some laundry in for you
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"There are only 16 rooms I believe, so it is small as a hotel but rooms are big. We stayed facing the parking lot."
"There was not a bad room"
"Royal Suite is great!"
"My favourite rooms are the king rooms that overlook the Mount Mary grounds"
"The staff are very informed. If you want the largest King Room or have any specific rooming requests, call and ask. They'll help you out!!"
$170 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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