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Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I write this review with the full expectation that the proprietor will respond entirely refuting my experience. Other even-handed reviews have elicited from her a tirade of a response. We were scheduled to stay one evening at Vinifera. We were attending a family party in Grimsby and simply needed a place to spend the night and Vinifera is within walking... More 

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Lindsay, Ontario
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101 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love historic homes, a B&B atmosphere, antiques, beautiful gardens and sitting areas, and cozy rooms, then you have to stay here! Barb, who owns and runs the Inn, also gives complementary wine tastings in the tastefully decorated basement tasting room. I had no idea that the type of wine glass made a difference to the taste of my... More 

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Vinifera-Inn, Owner at Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row, responded to this review

Thank you very much! It is very rewarding meeting people like yourselves and nice to have our efforts appreciated! We definitely look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Barb More 

Buxton, England, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Lovely guest house, we were made very welcome and the wine tasting went down well. Beautifully decorated house with lovely gardens and pool area. Few hiccups; no blind in bedroom and ham in my veggie breakfast. Not sure about eating with other guests at the same table and felt a little watched over by the host. But that could be... More 

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Vinifera-Inn, Owner at Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for the compliments. I'm sorry about the broken blind. A guest had just broken it the week before and a new one is on order. I thought I'd mentioned that? We had to switch that blind to your other window to provide you privacy. Sitting at a common table is very typical in B & B's... More 

Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Amazing victorian B&B! The hosts (owners) were accommodating, friendly and very helpful. The breakfast was delicious and well presented. The grounds were beautifully landscaped and the pool was refreshing. The room was very comfortable and tastefully decorated in victorian style. Would definitely stay here again!

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Vinifera-Inn, Owner at Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We really enjoyed meeting you and look forward to your next visit! Cheers, Barb More 

Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This B&B was a surprise find in Grimsby. The Venetian suite was beautifully decorated. Barb gave the feeling that she was my favourite new best friend. Barb taught me how to appreciate a wine that I never enjoyed before. Barb's teaching of Right Glass- Wrong Glass has made a profound change of my taste buds for an Oaked Chardonnay. Barb... More 

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Vinifera-Inn, Manager at Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. It as great meeting you guys and definitely look forward to your next visit. It's always fun to share what I've learned from the area wine makers with our guests! Especially when it's with my personal favourite; Oaked Chardonnay. I'm glad I could add to your enjoyment of any wine. Thanks again,... More 

Brandon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This property has much going for it, a great wine country location, and wonderful garden, a relaxing pool and a focus on wine culture. But this is an interaction intense experience - in our case the host and guests were very present. Some B&B's offer a quiet experience with limited interaction with owners and guests, others (like this one) are... More 

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Vinifera-Inn, Owner at Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row, responded to this review

Firstly; reviews are meant to be helpful, not malicious and to use the trailer park reference will surely make you look bad. Potential guests reading this; please read all of my other reviews. Mrs. Grills: All of our listings specify that we have cats, two of which mostly stay outside, one of those you wouldn't have even seen. The third... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Our two-day stay while making business calls on local wineries was enhanced by Barb's interest, attentiveness, and hospitality. The wine tasting she led, which focussed on appropriate glasses for different wines was informative and fun and this event is recommended.

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Vinifera-Inn, Owner at Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review! It was great meeting you and we look forward to yr next visit to West Niagara. Cheers, Barb More 

Manotick
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We were returning to my home-town for a family reunion. With our local family's home full of guests we opted for this nearby B&B. I had high expectations since I knew the house from my childhood - sixty-five years ago all that separated my childhood home and this classic old home was a peach orchard! The owners Barb and Ron... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a classic old fashioned bed and breakfast in a period mansion with huge rooms and a victorian antique esthetic. The gardens are peacefully setback from the busy main road and nicely appointed with several sitting areas and an outdoor pool. The breakfast was nothing short of spectacular on both days. The hosts are very keen to share their... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Barb was a great host to us! we accidentally booked the wrong weekend online and showed up unexpectedly. She was full but found us accommodations a few houses down at her "overflow" location. Both houses were beautiful and lovely to stay in. She is very knowledgable about the wine region and gave us great recommendations for wineries, restaurants, and shops... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our 1846 Italianate Inn, set on 1.5 acres on the gateway to Niagara in Grimsby Ontario. Beautiful setting, lovely grounds, complete with pool and billiard room. We serve a sumptuous breakfast to start your day. Best location for wine tastings at local wineries, hiking the Bruce Trail or cycling on one of three designated bike paths. Choose your suite, from Rustic Tuscany, Vintage Garden, Victorian Safari or Allen Bridal Suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row

Address: 245 Main St E, Grimsby, Ontario L3M 1P5, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Grimsby
Price Range: $135 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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