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3 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank Catherine F
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank Emma H
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4 of 5 stars 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.... More 

Thank Kathy M
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank Lawrence J
Hudson, Ohio
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars 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.... More 

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... More 

Cincinnati, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank Cincytravel
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank Tanae P
Vancouver, Washington
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank David P
Buffalo, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

It is a very old fashioned place. But its cute and comfortable. If you want a REAL bed and breakfast then this is the place to be. No owner bothering you every second or trying to get you to leave. Very lovely breakfast display in the morning. Just overall has a very homey feel.

2 Thank Ciera F
Akron, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Really love this little place, we've stayed here a couple of times. Wanted a place that felt good when we were there but was close to all the interesting things to do in the charming town of Vermilion. Owner is nice, is from Vermilion, so he's a good source of info about things around town. Nice establishment, clean, great rooms,... More 

2 Thank Beth E
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Additional Information about Gilchrist Guesthouse

Address: 5662 Huron St, Vermilion, OH 44089-1000
Location: United States > Ohio > Vermilion
Price Range: $125 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Gilchrist Guesthouse Ohio/Vermilion
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