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“Hit the Jackpot”
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Avery House B&B
Ranked #2 of 89 Stratford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Rochester
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4 reviews
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“Hit the Jackpot”
Reviewed June 13, 2011

We hit the jackpot on our first trip to Stratford. Avery House is a lovely place to stay and within walking distance to the village shops, Festival theatres, Avon River bank, and restaurants. You can park your car in the driveway and walk everywhere during your entire stay.

The rooms are tastefully decorated with furniture and accessories from around the world. And the bed linens are the softest you'll ever sleep on!

Judy and Sue are gracious and fun hosts. They recommended great restaurants and even made reservations for us. Every one was a winner.

And Sue's breakfasts....WOW! She loves to cook and cooks with love. Her breakfasts are imaginative, delicious, and beautifully garnished with flowers from the garden.

Can't wait to go back next year.

Room Tip: The Key West Suite is fabulous!
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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed May 16, 2011

Our stay was one of the most pleasurable stay's that we've had in Stratford. The decor of the house is unique like it's owner and hostess Judy Spence, each room has it's own feeling with very comfortable clean white bedding ,you can walk to the theatre which is a big bonus. The breakfast is very satisfying everything being fresh and delicious . Judy and Sue are accommodating and friendly and very knowledgeable about the Theatre, the city and it's surrounding areas. If your looking for a B&B to stay in Stratford, this one is Absolutely Fab.

Room Tip: All the rooms are beautiful with king or twin bed.
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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
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michigan
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Reviewed September 20, 2010

This is a really nice B&B--a cut above the basic B&B that feels like Aunt Millie's home. It's tastefully decorated and well-run. We looked for accommodations at the last minute and were glad to find this. So many other B&Bs had rooms listed in the $250-$275 range that I was glad to find something clean and nice without having to break the bank totally. Nothing in Stratford is inexpensive, so this was a reasonably priced find.

We stayed in the Cocoa Beach Suite for $169/night. Our friends had the Autumn room for $139 night. The suite was fairly large, with two sitting chairs, an ensuite bathroom, and a little connecting room between the bedroom and the bathroom. There is also a very large, nice deck off this room. The furnishings are quite nice-- top quality comfortable bed, with plush linens, and extra towels. All very nice.

Guests are allowed to use the living room (and many do) to congregate before breakfast at 9am. Other guests were very social while we were there...a very friendly bunch. Breakfast is a very beautiful affair, with a long formal dining table set. A hot breakfast, including a fruit dish, is served, plus juice coffee and tea.

Judy and Sue are very friendly accommodating hosts. They are super clear in their communications and work hard to accommodate the needs of their guests, without being overbearing or intrusive. They were very flexible about arrival times (we tried to arrive at the time stated, but were wrong on that count--and they were easy and gracious about that). They also prepared breakfast early for us as our friends had to return a rental car to Toronto by a specific time, again, without making it seem as if it were a big problem.

The only "downside" that I can see to this hotel is that it is on a very busy street. So, it's not the most pleasant walk to downtown (although this is hardly a big deal). There's a lot of traffic noise from the sidewalk, but the house is completely quiet on the inside.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
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Kingston, Canada
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Reviewed September 19, 2010

We just returned home from a wonderful two day trip to Stratford with another couple. We have been to the Festival many times and have stayed at many Hotels, Inns and B&Bs so we know whereof we speak. All of us agreed that Avery House cannot be faulted in any way. The beds, pillows and linens are the most comfortable we have ever experienced ; the breakfasts and coffee are divine ; the decor and furnishings are wonderful; the location is ideal; and last but maybe most important, Judy and Sue are warm and kind and do everything they possibly can to make the Stratford/Avery House experience perfect . We will be back next year.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Detroit, MI
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Reviewed September 17, 2010

Luxurious linens, great shower, excellent location, congenial hosts and delectable breakfast are all here.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 31, 2010

My wife and I were delighted by the hospitality of the Avery House. Lovely, clean, comfortable room. Delicious breakfast. Charming house and hosts. Perfectly located in downtown Stratford close to the theatres and restaurants. We are looking forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed August 21, 2010

We have been coming to Stratford for years and the Avery House is a true gem. Lovely and comfortable rooms are combined with gracious hospitality and an outstanding gourmet breakfast.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Avery House B&B

Property: Avery House B&B
Address: 330 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H8, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 89 B&Bs / Inns in Stratford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Stratford. Walking distance to all theatres, shops and restaurants. Four suites and two rooms - all king beds (convert to two twins in some cases). All rooms have en suite bath, free wifi, on-site parking. ... more   less 
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Avery House B&B Stratford, Ontario

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