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St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I decided our next visit to The Waddell would include an overnight stay rather than just dinner at the excellent Trattoria Gusto restaurant on the mail floor, which we visited first a couple of years ago. The hotel did not disappoint. While not five-star quality per se, you would be hard pressed to find a more charming...

Thank Michael S
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed March 1, 2017

I really enjoyed staying at The Waddell. My room was large and nicely appointed. There was a nice desk area to work at in the evening with free Wi-Fi. The restaurant on the first floor was also very nice for breakfast and dinner. I would highly recommend.

Thank 80daysayear
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Great rooms and food and the only hotel where you still get a 2 keys, one to get into your room and one to get onto the hotel if you have spent the night on the town. Never had any problems ever. Close to everything and great atmosphere. If you are looking for Four Seasons type hotel, you won't find...

Thank T H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This hotel would rather stick to a strict cancellation policy than make accommodation due to illness. Hotel had at first agreed to verbally charge a 1 night cancellation fee but then changed their mind to charge 2 nights as per strict 48 hour cancellation policy. Also would not agree to apply a credit to a future visit. Lost a customer...

Thank Michael A
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed October 31, 2016

My husband and I checked into the Waddell at the end of a weekend of cycling. What a fantastic surprise - the hotel is beautifully situated right downtown, our room was huge and tastefully appointed, the staff was helpful, but the icing on the cake was that we arrived right when the salmon were running up the Ganaraska River. We...

Thank Patti L
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Anyone needing a place to stay in Port Hope should stay here. Our room overlooked the river with a fireplace and a four poster bed. The attached restaurant has great food for breakfast and dinner made with fresh ingredients. Everyone is friendly and very accommodating. A real home away from home.

Thank eslteacherdenise
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice boutique hotel near by the Port Hope River. There is a pleasant bar& restaurant at the entrance. I stayed only one night. It was such a nice old decorated, clean room. I highly recommend this hotel!

Thank Sirin C
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The Waddell Hotel & Trattoria Gusto are exceptional! I just had my Wedding there on October 15th, 2016 & the staff worked so well to give us the day that we wanted! The rooms are large and interestingly laid out & absolutely gorgeous - my family had booked many of the rooms so I got to peak at them all!...

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night on our way to Toronto but this place felt good: from the young man at the reception to the staff at the restaurant to the person in charge of housekeeping, everyone was friendly and smiling! The room itself was quaint with very high ceilings, windows that open up for fresh air and lots of space....

Thank redbeech1
Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Booked in May for our stay for 2 nights in September. The room was okay.The bed was too soft, you could sink right in. ( we are fairly small people) The carpet was old with spots marks all over. The carpet in the stairs was cleaner then our room.... very sad.The toilet was so close to the tub that you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $132 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waddell 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Go for the river-view room for a quiet, romantic stay.”
E9018RRmichaels, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room on the second floor, facing the river, and hope that the trout (Spring) or salmon (Fall) are running.”
  • Watching the salmon run the Ganaraska River, and admiring the stormy October Sky.
  • Beer. Wine. Then dinner downstairs.
PattiL972, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“Third floor facing the river if you can get it! Amazing views and very quiet.”
U260VZvanessad, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“If you get the double, it could be a corner room”
GeraldineLady, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“We were road side. Some loud cars. Bring earplugs.”
taupecat, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
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