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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was attending a Wedding near Port Hope and the groom suggested the Waddell. I am glad that we were able to get a room. The room itself is very large but the furnishings and the TV were decidedly old and by old I mean a combination of nice antique furniture, a rock chair and a nice Oil painting and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this gorgeous hotel and could easily have stayed longer. The people were friendly and accommodating, the food was absolutely delicious, and the room -- the room! The layout, furniture and decor were all so much more than we were expecting. We were doing a cycling trip and it felt so wonderful coming 'home' to our... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving along the Lake Ontario to Niagara we stopped and spent one night at Port Hope , a little town with a small Marina; The Waddell is at The end of the main street running straight between the city and on the river. Rooms are large and with a retro style well combined to the hotel architecture . In the... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can highly recommend this quaint old hotel. It was exactly the kind of inn you would picture. The double room was lovely and spacious. The hotel staff were terrific. It was centrally located in the downtown core which was great. So you could park your car and wander around this lovely safe town.

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Kitchener ON
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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 July 15, 2016 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 July 11, 2016 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 July 1, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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 St, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 1M8, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Port Hope
Price Range: $135 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Waddell 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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