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Kitchener ON
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a quick lay-over while visiting Mosport for the weekend. Arrived after a long day at the track. No parking for the hotel and none anywhere else due to t.v. show production in town. Took a risk and parked in the lot next door as it was the weekend; hoping the business wouldn't be open. That was fine. Check... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming, historic, elegant, romantic, comfortable and spacious for its age. I'm not sure if there is a better place to stay in Port Hope, but the Waddell has to be near the top of any list. If you want a modern hotel this isn't your place, but if you want character this is it. Terrific breakfast too. Would return.

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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read previous reviews and expected a much higher standard of accommodation that we received. Several issues with the room and highlighted them to the manager on duty but no follow up as promised. Dirty, over priced & not 'luxury' accommodation as expected. The room was dirty, had two broken windows, lots of street noise, bed-frames were very wobbly and required... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Waddell with a group to attend a nearby wedding at the end of May. We had one of the Terrace rooms which is huge & very comfortable, nice decor & very clean. We had a verandah which overlooked the Ganaraska River - it was pleasant to sit out there & watch the occasional fisherman or family of... More 

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Thank Sharon S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived in Port Hope on Sat Jun 18 around noon, cycled for a couple of hours and still had to kill an hour as check in is not until 3:00. That was about the only really complaint, would have been nice to have an earlier check in. We had a room facing the river - high ceilings with 3 very... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My wife and myself were driving from Toronto to Montreal and were looking for a place to stay for one night. Driving through Port Hope, we saw the hotel "The Waddell" and decided to spent one night and it was a great experience. We had a nice room overseeing a small river, the room was exceptionally well furnished, staff was... More 

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Port Hope, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Here is a place to take your sweety. Fine dining at its best in Port Hope. Real classy , well run, great food . Staff is fun and make date night special ! Management at this place is doing a fine job , kitchen just nails presentation! i dont mind opening my wallet here , its an all around special... More 

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Thank troytek
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Beautiful historic building. Bit of trouble getting checked in, no one as at the desk and it took me 10 minutes to find someone. The bar/lounge was a nice place to have a drink, and it is a close walk to good restaurants nearby. Walls to the outside are a bit thin, but the rooms was gorgeous.

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Whitby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

On Sunday evening we wanted a specail meal together. We found the Waddell restaurant quiet and welcoming. One of the evenings specials was a pasta dish with a red wine and tomato sauce and elk sausage, it was just a terrific combination of flavours, a perfect dish on a cold winters evening. The appetizer of hot mushroom and goat cheese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Was looking for a cute little hotel to spend a birthday night with my girlfriend - noticed the Waddell online and booked a room with a balcony overlooking the river (where we sat with a blanket on our legs listening to the water run by). As it was her birthday they offered to help make it special and succeeded planting... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking Port Hope's Ganaraska River and park, The Waddell anchors Historic Port Hope's Heritage Business District. Only an hour east of Toronto on the shoreline of Lake Ontario, the picturesque town of Port Hope nestles in the valley of the Ganaraska River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waddell

Address: 1 Walton Street, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Port Hope
Price Range: $136 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Waddell 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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