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Gilchrist Guesthouse

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Fiancé and I couldn't be happier with the hospitality of Rita and her B&B. Breakfast was excellent. Refreshments were constantly available. She worked tirelessly to make our stay wonderful! Very much looking forward to coming back to this B&B. Excellent location.

Thank Brandon J
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night after eating at chez Francois. It is a three minute walk to the B&B. Our room was nice and all the furniture was clean and in good shape. The host was terrific. She has owned the place for a few months and is upgrading the property. Breakfast in the morning was made on site and tasted...

1Thank Mike H
Reviewed July 18, 2016

The location could not have been better! 1 block to the beach and 1 block to the restaurant (Chez Francois). Our room was fine. The bathroom was clean with new sink, toilet and shower. Plenty of water pressure. The room was quite small. No room to sit and read. The outlets were two prong and not polarized, so I was...

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed January 15, 2016

We stopped here as we drove across the country after New Year's. The house is on Lake Erie (which we discovered the next morning!). We were warmly welcomed. Our room was large, with 2 beds. Just a word of advice - there are a lot of stairs. Not a problem for us, but if accessibility is an issue you might...

Thank Emma H
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

I was nearly put off by some negative reviews but found those reviews to be inaccurate. We had a lovely overnight stay at the Gilchrist Guesthouse as we passed through on a route 80 road trip. We walked to Lake Erie and then into town for an ice cream. Our room #1 was wonderful. Lots of room and very clean....

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Dan & Laura are the ultimate proprietors!!! Their guesthouse is fabulous. The guest rooms are immaculate and the beds are extremely comfortable. We stayed in room One which was the biggest and we loved it. The front porch is our favorite place to hang out and the location of the guesthouse is wonderful for parking your car and just walking...

Thank Lawrence J
Hudson, Ohio
Reviewed August 14, 2015

All I can say is don't go here. It's depressing. The single bed in the room didn't even have a mattress, it was a boxspring. The towels were something you'll find at a thrift store. The furniture actually was torn and stained. The area that had the boxes of cereal...that was breakfast.... is gloomy and had a fan blowing 24/7....

Thank Kathleen C
Barnacle Bill S, Owner at Gilchrist Guesthouse, responded to this review

This review is completely untrue. That suite has a queen size bed as well as a twin bed, and both beds, of course, have mattresses and boxsprings. There are NO stains or rips in any of the furniture, and the towels in that suite were purchased two weeks ago. As for the breakfast, it is a continental breakfast and includes...

Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We booked the Gilchrist Guesthouse to visit friends in Vermilion. The location is very good as it is walking distance to the Main St Beach and downtown. We stayed in room 4 which has a double and twin bed, there was plenty of space in the room for the 3 of us. For light sleepers you may need to sleep...

Thank Cincytravel
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed June 8, 2015

I loved my stay here. We learned a little bit about the owners. They made it very comfortable for me. I booked all six rooms months before, but had a family death. I didn't need all of them, figured I still need to pay for them. They didn't charge me for the three I didn't use. I will definitely be...

Thank Tanae P
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed December 13, 2014

A classic B&B, with a good balance of practicality and "cuteness". Some of the units have kitchens, others are two story. While it's clear you're staying in a historic house (the doorknob is loose and some of the fixtures more dated than antique) it is a nice place to stay. Breakfast is serve-yourself cereal, fruit and baked goods. At only...

Thank David P
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Additional Information about Gilchrist Guesthouse

Address: 5662 Huron St, Vermilion, OH 44089-1000
Location: United States > Ohio > Vermilion
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Gilchrist Guesthouse Ohio/Vermilion
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“Room three is small and dark. The bathroom is fine.”
catherinef813, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is a newly remodeled room, so those who don't like the "old" feel of a traditional B&B this might be for you.”
Cincytravel, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“Room 2 has a kitchen. I've heard room one is two story. Rooms 1-4 are upstairs in the main house. 5 & 6 are upstairs above the carriage house/garage.next door.”
W1187RJdavidp, Dec 13, 2014 | Read review
“Room one is spacious for families but room two has a kitchen so you don't have to eat out everyday.”
cieraf2013, Sep 21, 2013 | Read review
“One room has a kitchenette. There is a room that can accommodate a family. Nice place to have a bridal shower.”
Amishmom, May 12, 2013 | Read review
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